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  • Track & Field | June 30, 2014

    Kynard, Bingson win titles at USA Outdoor Championships

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The Kansas State track and field team continued a busy offseason with current and former athletes, as well as staff, competing at the USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Sacramento, Calif. Highlighting the weekend for the Wildcats were current volunteer assistant coaches

  • Letters | June 30, 2014

    Renewed interest in dealing with Wildcat Creek welcome

    To the Editor: I am very encouraged by the recent articles in the Mercury and Wednesday’s editorial about Wildcat Creek. My home is on Wildcat Creek, and although I live high on a bank on the north side of the creek, I annually watch

  • Letters | June 30, 2014

    Absence of fireworks show is a major disappointment

    To the Editor: I want to shame my City of Manhattan. You dropped the ball this year when it comes to the Fourth of July. Not only did you not foot the bill for the fireworks this year, but failed to court others like mega-stores

  • Obituaries | June 30, 2014

    FRANCES ERDWIEN

    Frances Rosalee Callahan Erdwien, 85, former long-time El Dorado resident, died after a brief illness on Thursday, June 26, 2014 in Overland Park surrounded by her loving family. The family provided some of the following information. Frances was born in Manhattan on June 19, 1929, to Professor James Callahan and

  • Obituaries | June 30, 2014

    FRED BARNHART SR.

    Fred Harrison Barnhart, Sr., 90, of Wamego, died Saturday, June 28, 2014 at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. Fred was born on Aug. 26, 1923, in Horseheads, N.Y., the son of Harrison and Arrah (James) Barnhart. Fred enlisted into

  • Obituaries | June 30, 2014

    EDGAR HETZLER

    Edgar B. Hetzler, 92, died on Saturday, June 28, 2014. He was born in Onaga on Oct. 19, 1921, to Bernard and Olga. Ed served as a pilot in WWII and eventually retired from the Air Force Reserve as a Lt. Colonel. In 1947, he married Dorothy M. Rieck. Together they

  • Obituaries | June 30, 2014

    CHARLOTTE A. CARDENAS

    Charlotte Anita Apodaca Cardenas, 67 of Washington, died Saturday, June 28, 2014 in her home. She was born Feb. 23, 1947, in Denver to Seferino and Viola (Garcia) Apodaca. Survivors include her husband, Domingo Sr. of Washington; children, Lisa Smith (Luke) of Belleville, Tina Manzola of Las Vegas, Calif., Dina

  • Obituaries | June 30, 2014

    DAROLD UKENA

    Darold O. Ukena, 91, died Sunday, June 29, 2014 at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. He was born on June 7, 1923, in Greenleaf, the son of Gerhardt and Emma (Wiechmann) Ukena. Funeral Services and a complete obituary are pending. They will be released later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen

  • Arts & Leisure | June 29, 2014

    Fourth of July festivities, MAC camp and more

    SUNDAY Manhattan Public Library Summer Reading Program: Fizz Boom Read, through July 31. People of all ages from babies to teens to grandparents can participate. It’s free to sign up, and all you have to do is keep track of the time you spend reading

  • Local | June 29, 2014

    Headliners Bryan and Church wow Country Stampede crowds

    Ericchurch.phatch

    There’s the church you can go to on Sunday mornings, and then there’s Eric Church, the star tens of thousands of worshipping fans flocked to see Saturday night at Tuttle Creek State Park for the 19th annual Kicker Country Stampede. Church, who’s


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