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  • Columns | October 18, 2013

    An evening conversation: Salaam

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    There are a lot of good reasons to reasons to live in Manhattan. If I were forced to list them, however, I’d start with proximity to a major university — and in particular, access to discussion and debate over everything from a running quarterbacks to

  • Local |Business |Government & Politics | October 18, 2013

    City’s homepage to be revamped

    It’s a facelift. The home page of the city of Manhattan’s website will look a little different on Monday, said City Clerk Gary Fees. Manhattan-based CivicPlus, a company that develops websites for local governments across the country, is using the city’s site

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 18, 2013

    Local activities put chemistry in spotlight

    Kansas State University’s local section of the American Chemical Society is partnering with the university’s chemistry department to host several events during National Chemistry Week. The groups will have a variety of chemistry-related books on display at the Manhattan Public Library next week,

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 18, 2013

    Master plan focus of talk

    The new Kansas State University campus master plan will be discussed at the Emeritus Group fall luncheon at noon Tuesday, October 29, at the Holiday Inn at the Campus. Ruth A. Dyer, senior vice provost for academic affairs and a professor of electrical and computer engineering

  • Obituaries | October 18, 2013


    Herman “Babe” Bowman, 88, of Manhattan died Wednesday at Via Christi Village in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. He was born Jan. 16, 1925, in Manhattan. He was the son of Herman and Martha (Hatch) Bowman. A lifelong resident, he was a veteran of

  • Obituaries | October 18, 2013


    Richard “Dick” Walsh, 73, died Thursday at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. on Tuesday at St. Thomas More Catholic Church in Manhattan. Visitation will be from 6 to 7 p.m. with a vigil service at 7 p.m.

  • Manhattan High School | October 18, 2013

    Indians romp to 10-0 rout over Scots


    Facing Highland Park on senior night at Bishop Stadium, the Manhattan High boys’ soccer team was all smiles by the time the game ended midway through the second period Thursday night. While winning 10-0 over the Scots made for a fun-filled evening, what really had

  • Manhattan High School | October 18, 2013

    Indians counting on Nowlin

    A season ago, Manhattan High football player Brandon Nowlin was the only junior starter on a senior-laden offense line. Now the senior is one of coach Joe Schartz’s two-way players, adding nose guard to his already full plate as the team’s center. “He’

  • Editorials | October 18, 2013

    Not a great showing

    Good for Senator Jerry Moran and 2nd District Representative Lynn Jenkins. Those two — and only those two of the state’s six-member congressional delegation – voted Wednesday to raise the debt ceiling. Not that either of them was enthusiastic about it. They weren’t. In fact,

  • Editorials | October 18, 2013

    Festival time in Riley

    As a story in Thursday’s Mercury made clear, there’s plenty to do this weekend. In fact there’s more to do than the story indicated. We’re thinking of the Riley Fall Festival, which starts early and ends late Saturday in downtown Riley

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