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  • General Activities | July 11, 2013

    Hole-in-one at Colbert Hills

    Avery Kitchel had a hole-in-one on Monday at Colbert Hills Golf Course. Kitchel used a driver on hole No. 9 on the par-3 course from 75 yards. It was witnessed by Elise Wall, Caden Hickel, Madison Janosz and Faith Walter.

  • General Activities | July 11, 2013

    Hole-in-one at Colbert Hills

    Kelsey McCarthy used an 8-iron on hole No. 5 at Colbert Hills Golf Course on Tuesday to record a hole-in-one. It was witnessed by Dustin Wichman, Wesley Grogan, Chad Myers and Susan Lowman.

  • General Activities | July 11, 2013

    10U Thunder baseball tryouts

    The Manhattan 10-and-under Thunder baseball team are conducting tryouts for the 2013-14 season. For more information, contact David Batt at (785) 565-1102 or Ryan Gamble at (785) 317-4866.

  • General Activities | July 11, 2013

    Little Apple Football Association tryouts announced

    The sixth grade Little Apple Football Association Indians will be conducting a tryout on Sunday, July 21, beginning at 6 p.m. at the Kansas State recreational complex fields. No tackle football history is necessary. Proper attire is t-shirt, shorts and cleats/tennis shoes. For more information

  • General Activities | July 11, 2013

    Hole-in-one at Colbert Hills

    Terry Wark had a hole-in-one on Tuesday at Colbert Hills Golf Course. Wark used a 5-iron on hole No. 17 from 162 yards out. It was witnessed by Keith and Connie Rutlin.

  • General Activities | July 11, 2013

    Optimist Bullets take seventh

    The Manhattan Optimist Bullets concluded their summer season with the USSSA state 12-and-under B tournament in Kansas City this past weekend. The Bullets finished in seventh place among a field of 24 teams. The Bullets lost their first game in the rain to the Wichita Wave, 4

  • General Activities | July 10, 2013

    17ers warmup for weekend with win

    Out sac .bunt.phatch

    When it comes to summer baseball, playing in uncomfortably hot temperatures is part of the deal. Still, Tuesday evening’s game between the American Legion Manhattan Manko senior 17ers and the Westmoreland Post 186 Rock Creek Mustangs, which coincided with a heat warning from the National

  • Local |Government, Politics | July 10, 2013

    City to zero out tax-rate increase

    City commissioners decided Tuesday evening to schedule another budget work session to reduce a proposed 26% property tax mill levy increase to zero. Commissioners have spent several budget sessions over the past month reducing the proposed levy, which as of Tuesday was 43.699 mills. The question commissioners

  • Local |Traffic |Government, Politics | July 10, 2013

    Commissioners agree: Streets need work


    City commissioners agreed Tuesday that the declining state of streets is a problem that will need to be dealt with in the next 10 years. Director of public works Dale Houdeshell told commissioners that a majority of the city’s local, collector and arterial streets are

  • Letters | July 10, 2013

    Mercury erred in running ‘anti-university screed’

    To the Editor: The Mercury should be ashamed of itself for reprinting obvious junk journalism like the editorial from the Livingston County, Mich., Daily Press and Argus on Monday, July 8.

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