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  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | July 23, 2013

    Man to face trial in death of child

    An Ogden man accused of killing his girlfriend’s 6-month-old baby by shaking the child to death was bound over for trial in district court Tuesday morning. Michael Dechant, 19, appeared in front of Magistrate Judge William Malcolm on the charges of first degree murder and

  • Local | July 23, 2013

    One last time (probably not), MHS Class of ’43 convenes

    Reunion.phatch

    One thing you could say about the Manhattan High class of 1943: The surviving members are dedicated to having a good time. Seventy years and 13 reunions following their war-era graduation, they’re back together again. The class first reunited to mark its 10th anniversary, and has

  • I Wonder | July 23, 2013

    One campus project that’s not running out of steam

    Wonder1

    Q: I wonder what they’re doing at K-State, digging up the steam tunnels on Claflin. Kinda looks like a game of hide-n-go-seek.

  • Editorials | July 23, 2013

    Boehner is not one to judge Congress

    John Boehner, the Ohio Republican who is speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, has generally been a sensible individual. Yes, he energetically spouts the Republican Party line, but that’s part of his job. Keeping that important job in the last several years

  • Obituaries | July 23, 2013

    Frank Morrison

    Frank D. Morrison, 84, of Manhattan died Tuesday at the Kansas City Hospice. He was a retired professor of animal science at Kansas State University. Services are pending with Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home.

  • Movies | July 23, 2013

    ‘R.I.P.D.’ is fun, funny and exhilarating

    “R.I.P.D.” is a terrific movie. It has a smaller scale than some of the big-budget action pictures we’ve been seeing—smaller than a “Transformers” or an “Iron Man” or a “Lone Ranger.” But it does have impressive special effects and it

  • Letters | July 23, 2013

    City auditorium is being renovated, not destroyed

    To the Editor: Please attend the Peace Memorial Auditorium renova-tion information session at 7 pm this Thursday at City Hall.

  • Letters | July 23, 2013

    Manhattan Municipal Band grateful for all the support

    To the Editor: To the supporters of the 93rd Manhattan Municipal Band —thank you.

  • Letters | July 23, 2013

    Mercury performs valuable services to the community

    To the Editor: With much of America in gridlock, everyone carrying guns, wages stagnant for some time now and one out of five children going to bed hungry every night, it is difficult to know what is needed to turn around the runaway train.

  • Local |Education | July 23, 2013

    USD 383 to discuss mill levy

    The USD 383 school board will discuss its mill levy options for the first time during a special meeting at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Robinson Education Center. USD 383 will need at least $804,795 in additional funds to pay for already approved staffing additions and make up


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