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  • General Activities | June 22, 2014

    17ers held to one hit on Saturday


    WAMEGO — After losing 14-4 on Friday, the Manhattan American Legion Manko senior 17ers dropped two more on Saturday in the Kansas State Showcase. The 17ers lost, 8-0, to the Old School Dirtbags at Tointon Family Stadium on Saturday morning, and then lost, 9-0, to Mac-N-Seitz

  • Arts & Leisure | June 22, 2014

    Camp teaches kids on autistic spectrum new ‘tricks’


    Children on the autism spectrum have been brought together to discover magic at a summer camp where they can also find a sense of community. About 75 children, some with autism or attention deficit disorders and some without, are attending Flint Hills Summer Magic Camp, sponsored

  • Off The Beat | June 22, 2014

    Stuck in the bleachers


    When the Mercury staff started putting together a team for the city co-rec softball league, everyone was on board… except for me. I try to get to “Angry Alpacas” games as a spectator, but there was no way I was going out on that diamond.

  • Obituaries | June 22, 2014


    William Everett “Bill” Wilson, 73, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, June 17, 2014, at his home.  The family provided the following information. Bill was born May 5, 1941, in Red Oak, Iowa, the son of Frank and Enid (Snodgrass) Wilson. He was baptized at the Emerson United Methodist Church. 

  • Arts & Leisure | June 22, 2014

    ‘Rocky Horror’ auditions, reality TV wars and more

    TODAY 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

  • June 22, 2014

    Junior 17ers win two at Junction City

    The American Legion Manhattan Manko junior 17ers won a pair of games in Junction City Friday night, winning in run-rule fashion in Game 1, 14-5, before finishing out the night with a 5-2 win. In Game 1, the 17ers took a 3-0 lead in the early innings

  • Local |Education | June 22, 2014

    Dental hygiene students pass clinical board exams

    Since the MATC Dental Hygiene Program began in 2010, it has celebrated a 100 percent first-time pass rate on both the clinical and written national board exams for all graduating classes thus far.  The class of 2014 has added to this impressive accomplishment with each student passing

  • Local |Education | June 22, 2014

    Iowa State University students named to dean’s list for spring semester

    AMES, Iowa — More than 7,024 Iowa State University undergraduates have been recognized for outstanding academic achievement by being named to the 2014 spring semester Dean’s List. Students named to the Dean’s List must have earned a grade point average of at least 3.50 on a 4.00 scale

  • Local |Education | June 22, 2014

    Students earn degrees from Wesleyan

    SALINA — Saturday, May 10, marked the completion of a four-or more-year journey with a commencement ceremony for the graduating students of Kansas Wesleyan University. Among the Kansas Wesleyan University graduates were Chelsea Hanks, Manhattan, bachelor’s degree in biomedical chemistry and chemistry; Taylor Ebert, Wamego, bachelor’

  • General Activities | June 22, 2014

    Senior 17ers run-ruled in KSU Showcase opener


    great start for the American Legion Manhattan Manko senior 17ers at the Kansas State Showcase turned ugly Friday afternoon in a 14-4 run-rule loss to the Mac-N-Seitz Royals. The 17ers took a 3-1 lead after the first inning and led 4-2 in the top of

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