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  • Editorials | May 22, 2013

    Tornado stories sadden, inspire

    The best news this week from Moore, Okla., an Oklahoma City suburb about the size of Manhattan, is that the initial death toll from Monday’s tornado was overstated. That apparently occurred because some of the individuals killed when the massive tornado swept across Moore

  • Letters | May 22, 2013

    Thanks for sharing MHS graduates with community

    To the Editor: I look forward each year to seeing the Mercury’s coverage of the Manhattan High School graduation and seeing the pictures of its graduates. I enjoy the articles that focus on some of the students and their accom-plishments.

  • Letters | May 22, 2013

    Give bocce a try during Sunflower State Games

    To the Editor: Once again, the Sunflower State Games will be played in Topeka in July and involve more than 35 sports. Bocce is just one of them. This will be bocce’s fourth year in the games. Topeka has two outdoor courts that will be

  • Manhattan High School | May 22, 2013

    Indians edge Falcons, earn state trip

    Soccer 2.phatch

    The celebration was mild, at best. There were no dogpiles at midfield, no hysterical shouting. The Manhattan High girls’ soccer team had just defeated Wichita Heights 2-1 in the Class 6A state quarterfinals to earn a state berth this weekend, and it looked like business

  • Manhattan High School | May 22, 2013

    MHS baseball gears up for state opener

    Mhs baseball.phatch

    When the Manhattan High baseball team arrives at Hoglund Ballpark in Lawrence for its second consecutive state tournament appearance on Thursday, the team will see some familiar faces in the opposing dugout. The Indians will face Olathe South in Thursday’s opener. It was the

  • Area Schools | May 22, 2013

    Mustangs back at state, but in 4A

    The Rock Creek softball team has been to state before, but this season, the Mustangs knew the path would be more difficult. The Mustangs have been regulars at the Class 3A state tournament in Manhattan. This year, however, they moved to 4A. It didn’t

  • Area Schools | May 22, 2013

    Wamego’s Kaylee Page chooses Huskers

    An official visit is all Wamego’s Kaylee Page needed to make her decision. The Red Raiders’ 6-foot-2 guard and The Mercury’s All-Flint Hills Player of the Year committed to play at Nebraska last week. “The facilities, the coaches, who I’ve known for

  • Obituaries | May 22, 2013

    Pamela Marsch

    Pamela L. (Larson) Marsch, 50, of Anchorage, Alaska, died Monday from complications of a stroke, at the Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage.

  • Obituaries | May 22, 2013

    Grainville McVey

    Granville Joseph McVey, 91, a longtime Manhattan resident died Monday at the Olathe Medical Center in Olathe.

  • Obituaries | May 22, 2013

    Tyra Herink

    Tyra M. Herink, 94, of Clyde, died Monday at Park Villa Nursing Home in Clyde.

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