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  • Local |Kansas State University |Neighbors | September 09, 2013

    Paraguay’s new minister of agriculture has K-State ties

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    Manhattanites wouldn’t normally be interested in a new cabinet officer in Paraguay. But at least one local family is keyed up about the naming of K-State alum Jorge Gattini as that nation’s minister of agriculture. Gattini, who in 1998 earned a master’s degree

  • Local |Government, Politics | September 09, 2013

    Flint Hills Regional Council gets temporary digs

    County commissioners Monday authorized the Flint Hills Regional Council to temporarily use a county facility while a flooding problem at its former site is repaired. The council sought temporary use of space at the Riley County Health Department because of a broken pipe at its

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | September 09, 2013

    Burglary results in loss of shotgun, electronics

    RCPD responded to a burglary September 7 in the 2100 block of Patricia Place where a Manhattan man lost a variety of personal items. The victim, Collin Wood, 20, of the same address, reported that someone took his shotgun, ammunition, cash, electronics and an identification card. belonging to

  • Local |Kansas State University | September 09, 2013

    K-State researchers pull record $151.3M in funds

    Researchers at Kansas State University pulled more than $151 million into the state through funding on research encompassing all areas of faculty strength — plant and animal health, cybersecurity, cancer and more — setting a funding record. Between July 1, 2012, and June 30, 2013, the university submitted more than 1,300 proposals. They

  • Local |Business | September 09, 2013

    Speedy PD race raises $31,000 for Parkinson’s fund

    A race for Parkinson’s disease last month raised $31,000 for the Meadowlark Hills Parkinson’s Fund. The Speedy PD 5K/10K Race was at Tuttle Creek State Park in Manhattan on Aug. 24. UMB Bank was themajor sponsor for the event The event raised more than $31,000

  • Obituaries | September 09, 2013

    Judith Schoenberger

    Judith Irene Schoenberger, 65, died Thursday at Kiowa County Memorial Hospital in Greensburg.

  • Obituaries | September 09, 2013

    Valdimer ‘Valdy’ Bairow

    Valdimer “Valdy” Mae Bairow, 85, of Wamego died Friday at the Valley Vista Good Samaritan Center of Wamego.

  • Letters | September 09, 2013

    With small schools, a single low score skews the data

    To the Editor: In the Manhattan Mercury on August 28, an article was printed titled, “How they scored.” The article was on how area schools performed on the ACT. I did not send data for the article because I was unsure how scores were going to

  • Letters | September 09, 2013

    NDSU fans treated superbly during visit for K-State game

    To the Editor: We traveled from Fargo to Manhattan for the North Dakota State-K-State football game on August 30. What a terrific experience we had, and it was not all due to the outcome of the game.

  • Letters | September 09, 2013

    Matta and Butler should quit adolescent behavior

    To the Editor: At the next City Commission meeting, may I suggest that Commissioners John Matta and Wynn Butler stop rolling their eyes, passing notes, smirking and instead listen to everyone politely?


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