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  • General Activities | June 14, 2013

    Soccer tryouts set

    The Flint Hills Soccer Club will be conducting tryouts on Saturday, June 15; Friday, June 21 and Saturday July 6 at the Anneberg Park soccer fields. Boys and girls ages 6-10 (born on or after Aug. 1, 2003) will tryout from 5:30-7 p.m. Boys and girls ages11 and older (

  • Manhattan High School | June 14, 2013

    MHS lands two on all-state soccer teams

    Forward Bailey Snyder and defender Jennifer Then, both seniors who have signed to play women’s soccer at Fort Hays State next year, were named to the All-Class 6A state second team this week by the state’s soccer coaches. Manhattan High took fourth place

  • General Activities | June 14, 2013

    Senior 17ers drop two in Oklahoma City

    The American Legion Manhattan Manko senior 17ers had a tough opening day of pool play in Oklahoma City on Thursday, dropping a pair of games. They lost their tournament opener 10-5 to the Oklahoma City Drillers. Manhattan (5-6) couldn’t get out of a disastrous

  • Local |Business |Kansas State University | June 13, 2013

    Phillips 66 donates $500,000 to K-State

    A gift of $500,000 from Phillips 66 is supporting programs across Kansas State University and in the College of Engineering and College of Business Administration. The company also has selected the university as one of 10 in the nation to participate in the SHIELD Scholar program. SHIELD stands

  • Local |Government, Politics | June 13, 2013

    Vargo requests more funds for elections

    County Clerk Rich Vargo discussed the future of voting in the county and the nation while requesting an election budget increase during Thursday’s meeting of the Riley County Commission. Vargo’s total election budget request was $420,096 — an increase of about $56,000 from last year. Most

  • Obituaries | June 13, 2013

    Mary Heeth

    Mary Frances Heeth, 77, of Manhattan died Wednesday at the Via Christi Village in Manhattan.

  • General Activities | June 13, 2013

    Senior 17ers open play in OKC today

    After taking last weekend off, the American Legion Manhattan Manko senior 17ers head south today to begin pool play at the sixth annual Justin Sullivan Memorial Baseball Tournament in Oklahoma City. Manhattan is scheduled to play the Oklahoma City Drillers to start the tournament before

  • Arts, Leisure | June 13, 2013

    Symphony at Fort Riley; Juneteenth


    The eighth-annual Symphony in the Flint Hills, a day-long festival of music, will be held at Fort Riley Saturday. The focal point is the concert itself, from 6:45 to 9 p.m. and featuring the Kansas City Symphony. But it will be wrapped around a series of

  • I Wonder | June 13, 2013

    Why doesn’t athletics give K-State its extra money?


    Q: I see in The Mercury that the Big 12 will be sending $22 million to each of the eight continuing “schools” in the league. From that, one can assume that Kansas State University will receive $22 million, which the university could sure use to reduce student tuition

  • Local |Traffic | June 13, 2013

    K-18 ramps to be closed Friday

    Road work to begin Friday on K-18 at Miller ParkwayWestbound Miller Parkway ramps at K-18 will be closed for concrete work on Friday between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. This closure is needed for the pouring of concrete for the north abutment of the bridge

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