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  • July 10, 2014

    K-State fundraising hits record

    K-State supporters set a record for total gifts to the department for the fifth straight year and boosted Ahearn Fund membership to unprecedented numbers, Senior Associate Athletics Director Chad Weiberg announced today. They contributed a record $46.4 million to K-State Athletics in 2013-14, reflecting a jump

  • General Activities | July 10, 2014

    Hole-in-one at Colbert Hills

    Michelle Woods had a hole-in-one on Monday at Colbert Hills, using a 9 iron from 134 yards out on hole No. 11. The feat was witnessed by Myles Pitts.

  • General Activities | July 10, 2014

    Marlins to host district championship

    The Manhattan Marlins swim team will host the Missouri Valley Swimming District Championships West swim meet July 18-20 at the City Pool. The meet starts that Friday on at 10:15 a.m. and Saturday and Sunday at 9:15 a.m. Afternoon sessions will conclude around 5-6 p.

  • Area Schools | July 10, 2014

    Anthony team camp

    Anthony Middle School will have a football team camp July 16-18 — 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the school.

  • Obituaries | July 10, 2014


    Alvin L. Meyer, 72, of Marysville, died Monday, July 7, 2014, at The University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, Neb. Visitation will be Friday, July 11, from 1 to 9 p.m. at Kinsley Mortuary in Marysville. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. A funeral service will

  • Obituaries | July 10, 2014


    Lois Leona Hedman, 93, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, July 8, 2014, at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. Lois was born in Leonardville on May 25, 1921. She was the daughter of the late Carl B. and Minnie (Nelson) Meyer.  She graduated from Leonardville High School in 1939, where she

  • Obituaries | July 10, 2014


    Wilma Mae Forsberg, 84, of Riley, died Wednesday, July 9, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. She was born on Jan. 2, 1930, in Eagleville, Mo., the daughter of Rutherford H. and Mary L. (Hurst) Shannon.  She grew up in the Eagleville area and graduated from

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | July 09, 2014

    Stores downtown and in mall close during temporary power outage

    Business on Manhattan’s southeast side couldn’t proceed as usual Wednesday afternoon as a power outage forced many stores and service providers to temporarily close. The outage affected more than 900 customers, Westar Energy reported, including businesses on Poyntz Avenue in the downtown area. Power

  • Local |Government & Politics | July 09, 2014

    City wants RCPD to dip into reserve to address shortfall

    City commissioners said Tuesday they would like the Riley County Police Department to dip into its reserve funds to address a budget shortfall. Because revenues from funding sources are lower than expected, the police department is projected to be $237,816 short of its nearly $14.45 million budget

  • Local |Business | July 09, 2014

    Pepperd says renters have more options


    It really isn’t fair, tossing out a puzzling question, then not turning over every possible stone in search of an answer. In last Sunday’s Mercury, a story outlined what officials said appears to be a significant drop in apartment occupancies around Manhattan. Riley

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