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  • Editorials | February 21, 2013

    There’s a lot to like about snow

    Folks have been talking about today’s snowfall for the better part of the last week, ever since TV weathercasters promised that it would be a big one. Their predictions — ranging from 8 to about 18 inches for the Manhattan area were impressive enough to approach apocalyptic.

  • Letters | February 21, 2013

    Community should do more to meet needs of homeless

    To the Editor: I saw a short article in the Mercury recently about the overload of seniors to the Wichita homeless shelter. So I went to our Manhattan Emer-gency Shelter (MESI) to see if there was any increase of senior citizen homelessness here in Manhattan.

  • Local | February 21, 2013

    Schools, city close as snow blankets Manhattan area

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    In anticipation of a foot of snow and white-out conditions, many of the city’s biggest entities were closed on Thursday, and emergency management officials urged people to stay at home and off the roads if they could. K-State and other area schools called off

  • Obituaries | February 21, 2013

    Rose Brown

    Rose M. Brown, 57, died Tuesday at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan.

  • Obituaries | February 21, 2013

    Margaret Dillingham

    Margaret Roberta Dillingham, 94, of Wamego died Wednesday at Valley Vista Good Samaritan Center.

  • Obituaries | February 21, 2013

    Keith Alquist

    Keith E. Alquist, 88, died Tuesday at the Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan.

  • Women's Basketball | February 21, 2013

    Cold shooting dooms Cats vs. Sooners

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    NORMAN, Okla. — For the second straight game, a poor shooting half sealed Kansas State’s fate, as Oklahoma eased to a 72-57 win over the Wildcats Wednesday night at the Lloyd Noble Center. Losers of four straight on the road, the Wildcats (13-13, 4-10 Big 12)

  • Track & Field | February 21, 2013

    Dick understands how fragile life is

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    For some, the idea of living each day to its fullest is just a bumper sticker or just something cute to say. For Devin Dick, it’s a real way of life. The Kansas State senior knows all too well what it really means to

  • Women's Basketball | February 21, 2013

    K-State to Host “Play 4Kay” Game Saturday

    The first 4,000 fans to the Kansas State women’s basketball game this Saturday will receive a free pink K-State t-shirt provided by Mercy Regional Health Center, Briggs Auto and GTM Sportswear during K-State’s “Play 4Kay” event. K-State will take part in the national “Play 4

  • General Activities | February 21, 2013

    Hot Shot results

    The Manhattan Parks and Recreation Department held the seventh annual Hot Shot Basketball Competition this past Saturday at City Auditorium. The contest, which involves shooting baskets from specified points on the court in a limited amount of time, was open to all boys and girls

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