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  • Obituaries | October 18, 2013


    Herman “Babe” Bowman, 88, of Manhattan died Wednesday at Via Christi Village in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. He was born Jan. 16, 1925, in Manhattan. He was the son of Herman and Martha (Hatch) Bowman. A lifelong resident, he was a veteran of

  • Obituaries | October 18, 2013


    Richard “Dick” Walsh, 73, died Thursday at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. on Tuesday at St. Thomas More Catholic Church in Manhattan. Visitation will be from 6 to 7 p.m. with a vigil service at 7 p.m.

  • Manhattan High School | October 18, 2013

    Indians romp to 10-0 rout over Scots


    Facing Highland Park on senior night at Bishop Stadium, the Manhattan High boys’ soccer team was all smiles by the time the game ended midway through the second period Thursday night. While winning 10-0 over the Scots made for a fun-filled evening, what really had

  • Manhattan High School | October 18, 2013

    Indians counting on Nowlin

    A season ago, Manhattan High football player Brandon Nowlin was the only junior starter on a senior-laden offense line. Now the senior is one of coach Joe Schartz’s two-way players, adding nose guard to his already full plate as the team’s center. “He’

  • Editorials | October 18, 2013

    Not a great showing

    Good for Senator Jerry Moran and 2nd District Representative Lynn Jenkins. Those two — and only those two of the state’s six-member congressional delegation – voted Wednesday to raise the debt ceiling. Not that either of them was enthusiastic about it. They weren’t. In fact,

  • Editorials | October 18, 2013

    Festival time in Riley

    As a story in Thursday’s Mercury made clear, there’s plenty to do this weekend. In fact there’s more to do than the story indicated. We’re thinking of the Riley Fall Festival, which starts early and ends late Saturday in downtown Riley

  • Columns | October 18, 2013

    Harvest is a busy time on farms

    Agriculture gets into your bloodstream the way any passion stirs your heart. You breathe it in and it somehow enriches, excites and sustains you. Daily contact with farming and livestock places you in a world unlike any other. It is one that offers an outdoor

  • Volleyball | October 18, 2013

    Cats look to find momentum vs. Texas Tech

    The Kansas State volleyball team hopes to create a little momentum Saturday night when the Wildcats host Texas Tech at 7 pm in Ahearn Field House.  To do that, K-State would need to snap its current two-match losing skid and break out of a funk

  • General Activities | October 18, 2013

    Thunder boys basketball to have tryouts Sunday

    Manhattan Thunder sixth grade boys basketball team will be conducting a tryout on Sunday, Oct. 20 at City Auditorium from 3-5 p.m. The tryout is open to anyone interested. For more information, contract Cameron Banning at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)/*= 0)

  • Baseball | October 18, 2013

    Hill named ABCA Midwest Region Coach of the Year

    For the second time in his career, Kansas State baseball head coach Brad Hill was named American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA)/Diamond Midwest Region Coach of the Year. In addition to 2013, Hill was named the ABCA Midwest Region Coach of the Year in 2009. This year’

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