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  • Columns | July 15, 2013

    Youth continue to need support

    I have received several calls from UFM constituents as a result of the implication in the Wednesday, July 10, Manhattan Mercury that the city was recommending a $20,000 cut to UFM. In fact, the SSAB request UFM Community Learning Center made was for $3,000 to continue funding a

  • Letters | July 15, 2013

    Two assistant managers essential to city services

    To the Editor: In a recent “I Wonder” column, the question was posed regarding the need for two assistant city managers for the City of Manhattan. The Mercury’s response was informative and clear.

  • Volleyball | July 15, 2013

    Wildcats close World University Games

    KAZAN, Russia — The Kansas State volleyball team’s time representing Team USA on the court at the World University Games came to a close Sunday with a 1-3 loss to China. Playing as the American contingent at the Games, K-State went 1-5 overall, while facing

  • Local | July 14, 2013

    More than just jazz at broadened festival

    Mary Renee, the emcee for the Little Apple Music Festival, had a few words for the audience Saturday: “Music is music.” The message was for those longtime attendees of the Little Apple Jazz Festival, created in 2005 and renamed the Little Apple Music Festival this year.

  • Local |Government, Politics | July 14, 2013

    J.C. officials say they can’t account for 30% of water; they suspect thievery

    Junction City officials are asking for the public’s help in identifying whoever is responsible for the theft of as much as 30 percent of the city’s entire water usage. In a statement released on the city’s website, officials said they have been unable

  • Local |Business | July 14, 2013

    3rd Street mainstay coming back

    A former mainstay of North Third Street is coming back to an area that’s seen better days. A Richmond, Mo. couple, have announced their intent to re-open KFC in a new building at the site of the existing abandoned restaurant, 901 N. Third St. Rajeev

  • Local |Government, Politics | July 14, 2013

    What’s behind the idea of a building commission

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    On Monday, Riley County commissioners announced their intent to create a public building commission. The creation of such a commission raises several questions, among them why would the commission exist, what would it do and who would be impacted by it? Discussion of the idea

  • Volleyball | July 14, 2013

    Wildcats pick up first victory at Games

    Staff reports KAZAN, Russia — After four matches that saw the Kansas State volleyball team’s defense block well, the Wildcats put together its most impressive offensive effort thus far at the World University Games en route to sweeping Norway Saturday morning to get their first

  • General Activities | July 14, 2013

    Senior 17ers 3-0 in KSU showcase


    Through three games at the Kansas State showcase this weekend, the American Legion Manhattan Manko senior 17ers have let pitching and defense lead the way, and the returns have been positive. With a 3-0 record and just four runs allowed on the weekend, all of

  • July 14, 2013

    Wolfords’ charity event, foundation growing


    When the first Wildcats Legends for Charity event was held in 2009, Kansas State football coach Bill Snyder was moved by the reception for the event. And when he spoke to the crowd in Kite’s Bar and Grill, packed with nearly two-dozen former K-State football

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