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  • Obituaries | September 30, 2013

    Dan A. Lindsey-Shelton

    Dan Lindsey-Shelton, 46, of Manhattan, died Friday at his residence. The family provided some of the following information. He was born on Dec. 10, 1966, in Manhattan. He was the son of Donald Roy and Donna Faye (Mayer) Shelton. Dan attended Riley schools until his sophomore year when

  • Obituaries | September 30, 2013

    Norma M. Lawrence

    Norma Lawrence, 86, of Manhattan, died Monday at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. She was born on Jan. 20, 1927, in Graymont, Ill. and had been a Manhattan resident since 1950. Additional obituary information and service times will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home.

  • Obituaries | September 30, 2013

    Irene Phillips

    Irene Phillips, 99, of Prescott, Arizona, formerly of Manhattan, died Sunday in Prescott. Funeral services and full obituary information are pending and will be announced by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home.

  • Obituaries | September 30, 2013

    Verna Ritzert

    Verna Ritzert, 61, of Erie, and a former Manhattan resident, died Wednesday at Labette Health in Parsons. She was born on Aug. 24, 1952, in Manhattan, to Charles and An- nabelle (Herren) Johnston. She grew up in Manhattan and attended Manhattan schools, graduating from Manhattan High School in 1970.

  • Editorials | September 30, 2013

    Just another climate warning?

    Folks who are convinced that climate change is a hoax probably wouldn’t be impressed, but the most recent report on climate change is worth the attention of the world’s leaders and billions of this planet’s less powerful inhabitants. Getting much of the

  • Letters | September 30, 2013

    Paper should have reported what fired employee said

    To the Editor: What has happened to journalism? On September 26, the Mercury ran a story about Ms Megan May losing her job at Carmike Seth Child Cinema due to her anti-military statements on Facebook.  The story failed to provide readers full information, such as

  • Letters | September 30, 2013

    Cartoon mocking tea party ‘untruthful and disgusting’

    To the Editor: Do you really believe there is a tea party person who looks like the “goon” in the cartoon that you published Thursday, September 26? Do you know of any tea party person who feels the way that the cartoon stated in the fallacious

  • Arts, Leisure | September 30, 2013

    Aggiefest features talented musicians working hard

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    For a number of years now, Aggiefest has been one of the most significant cultural events on the local calendar. Because it is a festival celebrating area bar bands, though, it hasn’t ever gotten the attention it deserves. This year I took my slice

  • Triangulate | September 30, 2013

    Nixon seeks K-State’s acceptance in 1970 speech

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    It was a cloudy day on the Kansas State campus the morning of Sept. 16, 1970 when those of us sitting in Ahearn Field House heard the roaring engines of a helicopter landing just north of the basketball facility on the ROTC practice field — the site where

  • Men's Basketball | September 30, 2013

    Cats’ Foster impressing teammates

    Everywhere Marcus Foster goes, he seems to leave a good impression. He was the Class 3A Player of the Year in Texas, a Parade All-American and an MVP in both Texas all-star games he played in. And now he’s already catching the eyes of


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