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  • Triangulate |Men's Basketball | February 09, 2013

    My Last Goodbye - to Lee Doyen


    Lee Doyen, 91, of Concordia died February 2, 2013.  Lee was a Kansas State basketball letterman who enrolled at KSAC (Kansas State Agricultural College) now Kansas State University in the fall of 1939- and graduated in 1944 (the year I was born) with a bachelor’s degree in

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | February 08, 2013

    Fire ruled arson, death a homicide

    Police arrested two people for murder in connection with a deadly apartment fire that investigators have determined was intentionally set late Wednesday night in Manhattan. Patrick Scahill, 20, 1838 Anderson Ave., and Virginia Griese, 19, 221 N. 5th St., were arrested for felony murder and aggravated arson, officials announced

  • Local | February 08, 2013

    New building aims to put everything within walking distance

    Strass inside.phatch

    McCullough Development is nearing its deadline for the $9 million Strasser Village apartment complex, which will open in downtown Manhattan as part of the city’s redevelopment process April 1. “Manhattan residents said housing was an important component of the redevelopment process so we joined the conversation,”

  • Local |Government, Politics | February 08, 2013

    Sales tax receipts down in January

    City sales tax revenues declined by more than $80,000 during January from the same month a year ago. Finance director Bernie Hayen said local retailers “held their own” compared to last year, but there was a “notable decrease” in intercollegiate sales tax revenues. The city reported $887,865

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | February 08, 2013

    Dara’s suspect found, held on $100,000 bond

    Police located a 22-year-old Manhattan man Thursday believed to be involved in an earlier armed robbery at Dara’s Fast Lane. Frank Hanson III, 1838 Anderson Ave., Apt. 4, was arrested in Grandview Plaza at approximately 5 p.m. Thursday after he was located with the assistance of

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | February 08, 2013

    Inquiry continues into Wednesday’s fatal fire

    Crime scene.phatch

    Officials are still searching for a cause to the apartment fire that killed one person Wednesday night. Crews remained on the scene Friday at 820 Sunset Avenue, and as of mid-day northbound traffic from Anderson Avenue was still blocked. Fire Chief Jerry Snyder said all agencies,

  • Editorials | February 08, 2013

    Polio has an ally in radical Islam

    As people the world over have observed in recent years, religious extremism is manifest in many ways. Bombs small enough to fit in one’s hand and as big as commercial jetliners have been used to kill, maim and instill terror in innocent people, to

  • Letters | February 08, 2013

    State abortion efforts likely to increase suffering, deaths

    To the Editor: An article in the Feb. 4 Manhattan Mercury reports that Tony Powell was to be sworn in to the Kansas Court of Appeals this week. Powell, appointed by Gov. Sam Brownback, was a leader among anti-abortion Republicans while he was in the Legislature.

  • Local |Kansas State University | February 08, 2013

    K-State professor honored for gerontology studies

    Gayle Doll, assistant professor of family studies and human services and director of the Center on Aging at Kansas State University, is a new fellow of the Association for Gerontology in Higher Education. The honor recognizes outstanding leadership in gerontology and geriatric education. The criteria

  • Local |Kansas State University | February 08, 2013

    K-State students register for Next Big Thing

    With more than $20,000 in prizes, students in all majors and years have started registering for the Next Big Thing, Kansas Sate University’s business idea competition. A bicycle rental service, jewelry that gives back to the community, a catering company and food separators to effectively

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