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  • Editorials | May 29, 2014

    Blood can be most precious gift

    Haevyn Stoddard, the 21-month-old pictured on the front page of Wednesday’s Mercury, is a little knockout. And, as her parents, Dustin and Brandi Stoddard, well know, she is lucky to be alive. When she was just four months old, a medical emergency landed Haevyn

  • Letters | May 29, 2014

    Auditorium renovations should be city’s priority

    To the Editor: It appears that sometime after 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 3, in City Hall, Manhattan’s city commissioners will discuss and maybe vote on two big issues. One is the almost $2 million in new Parks and Recreation office space to be attached to City

  • Obituaries | May 29, 2014

    JOYCE BRUMMETT

    Joyce Brummett, 73, of Wamego died Monday, May 26, 2014, near Alma. Joyce was born Dec. 21, 1940, in West Frankfort, Ill. In July 1958, she married Jerry Brummett in Hurst, Ill. They later divorced. Joyce sold real estate during the early 1980s. She worked as a University of Kansas Athletics

  • Obituaries | May 29, 2014

    WANDA MAE JOHNSON

    Wanda Mae Johnson, 78, of Manhattan died Wednesday, May 28, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. She was born on Feb. 26, 1926, in Pontiac, Ill. Complete obituary information is pending and will be announced by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, Kansas 66502.

  • Arts & Leisure | May 29, 2014

    Nothing on agenda this weekend

    School’s out, summer’s just beginning and the pace of Manhattan is slowing down a bit. For the past few months, it has been go go go. Finally, an event (or non-event) to celebrate having a little more free time. There are no parades,

  • Football | May 29, 2014

    Sams transferring to McNeese State

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    Daniel Sams is on his way home. The former Kansas State quarterback will transfer back to his home state and play at McNeese State in Lake Charles, La. — first reported by GoPowercat.com on Wednesday night. Sams, who was granted a conditional release to attend

  • Area Schools | May 29, 2014

    Rock Creek softball finishes 2014 season

    The Rock Creek Mustangs were defeated in the semifinals of the Rossville Regional last week.  Rock Creek lost to Rossville, 8-6.  Rossville pounced early with four runs in the bottom of the first inning.  Rock Creek could not get much going offensively,

  • General Activities | May 29, 2014

    Optimist 12U Double Play competes in tournaments

    The Manhattan Optimist 12-and-under Double Play competed in two tournaments in May.  First, on May 10 at Twin Oaks, the team went 3-2. The second tournament was at Lake Shawnee where the team had two wins and two losses. At Twin Oaks, the team started

  • Track & Field | May 29, 2014

    K-State looks for NCAA berths at West Regionals

    The Kansas State track and field team will compete in Fayetteville, Ark., this week at the NCAA West Regional Preliminary Rounds, set to start today and go through Saturday. The Top 48 in each event in the West Region will square off over the three-day meet

  • Rowing | May 29, 2014

    K-State’s Dorau named CRCA First Team All-Region

    Senior Allison Dorau was named to the Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association South All-Region team, announced this past week. For Dorau, it is her second straight season earning the honor, as well as the first time she has been named first team. Dorau’s latest accolade


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