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  • Letters | May 01, 2013

    ‘Get Around 2 It’ with us and celebrate Manhattan

    To the Editor: The Manhattan Convention and Visitors Bureau invites residents of the Little Apple and the surrounding area, to help us celebrate National Travel and Tourism Week, May 4-12.

  • Letters | May 01, 2013

    MHS students showed their true character and integrity

    To t he Editor: I want to express some feelings that are not usually found in my letters to the editor. This past weekend my granddaughter, Kristyn, was voted Prom Queen at Manhattan High School. I sure many of you have read the Mercury story

  • Arts, Leisure | May 01, 2013

    Good performance of great ballet welcomed at McCain


    It may have seemed late in the year for us to see a ballet in K-State’s McCain Auditorium, and the supernatural business in Swan Lake may have made it seem an odd candidate for a Sunday matinee. But the recent performance of Tchaikovsky’s

  • Obituaries | May 01, 2013

    Frank Hoppe

    Frank Henry Hoppe, 70, of Columbus, Neb., died Sunday at the Bryan LGH East Medical Center in Lincoln, Neb.

  • Obituaries | May 01, 2013

    Donna Gennett

    Donna M. Gennett, 77, of Onaga died Monday at the Community Hospital in Onaga.

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | May 01, 2013

    Man cited for lewd and lascivious behavior

    A Junction City man was ticketed for allegedly touching himself outside of the Manhattan Public Library Tuesday afternoon. The incident was reported by a 22-year-old woman who told police that Josiah Darby, 27, had been sitting on a park bench outside the library when she noticed

  • Manhattan High School | April 30, 2013

    MHS tennis takes 5th at league meet

    With the weather finally cooperating as the tennis season starts to wind down, the Manhattan High boys’ team traveled to Emporia for the Centennial League meet on Monday. The Indians mustered a fifth-place finish in the league, getting a fourth-place finish from its top doubles

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | April 30, 2013

    Pain doc waives right to hearing

    The Manhattan physician accused of running a pill mill at his local clinic waived his right to a preliminary hearing in federal court Tuesday and will remain in custody pending a detention hearing rescheduled for May. Michael Schuster, 53, who operates Manhattan Pain and Spine, 1135 Westport

  • Local |Education | April 30, 2013

    Board to consider upping price of parking permits at high school

    The USD 383 school board will vote on the Manhattan High parking permit cost during its meeting at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Robinson Education Center. At the April 17 board meeting, board member Pete Paukstelis advocated raising the price of an MHS parking permit from the administration-recommended $50

  • Local |Education |Manhattan High School | April 30, 2013

    MHS scrambles to reschedule sports events after bad weather


    The wet, unpredictable spring weather has led to the reshuffling of many sports contests for Manhattan High and the other Kansas schools. MHS athletic director Mike Marsh said 18 to 20 sports events have been rescheduled so far this spring with only one game - a girls

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