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  • ‘Amazing’ teenager finds time in busy schedule to help others Kennedy felice

    Kennedy Felice said that being around so many other people dedicated to serving others restored her faith in society. But it’s safe to say that anyone who has talked to Felice, recently named runner-up in the Kansas Boys and .

  • Commission approves childcare fee increase

    The Riley County Commission approved a request from the Riley County Health Department at its regular Monday meeting, allowing an increase in the fee structure for child-care licensing. Breva Spencer, the child-care licensing surveyor for the department, said the new .

  • Minimize strings in funding measure

    Kansas public school officials needn’t worry excessively about whether the Legislature will boost funding to improve educational equity in compliance with the Kansas Supreme Court’s March 7 ruling. The $129 million that the state Department of Education has said would .

  • Editorial, column get a lot wrong on Ukraine, Crimea

    To the Editor: The Mercury’s March 20 editorial, “US should help the ‘real’ Ukraine,” and Dale Herspring’s March 23 column, “Right or wrong, Putin is an opportunist,” share a common problem. They both make factual errors and present facts in .

  • As dedicated to teaching as Snyder is to football

    To the Editor: Last week I was in Chattanooga, Tenn. My wife was at a bridge tournament and I was touring the sites. I was wearing my purple K-State jacket and purple K-State hat. I was at the Battles for .

  • $1M Powerball ticket sold in northeast Kansas

    A $1 million Powerball ticket was sold in northeast Kansas for the March 22 drawing, according to the Kansas Lottery. The lucky ticket matched the first five numbers, but not the Powerball, in Saturday’s drawing. The winning numbers in Saturday’s .

  • JUNIOR HULTGREN

    Junior John Hultgren, 75, of White City, died Friday at his residence. The family provided some of the following information. He was born Aug. 23, 1938, in White City, to Alfred and Edna (Timm) Hultgren. Junior grew up and spent his entire life .

  • JANE CRAGG

    Jane Cragg, 91, of Manhattan, died Sunday at her residence surrounded by her family. She was born on Dec. 13, 1922, in Manhattan and had been a lifelong area resident. Additional obituary information and service times will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen .

  • JOHN CRAGG

    John W. Cragg, 89, of Manhattan, died Saturday morning at his residence surrounded by his loving family. The family provided some of the following information. He was born on Nov. 30, 1924, in Manhattan, the son of Floyd Carl and Lena Fay (Wynn) .

  • JERRY PETTLE

    Jerry Raymond Pettle, 75, died Sunday at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. He was born on July 26, 1938, in Carnegie, Okla., the son of J. Raymond and Marie Pettle. He was a .

  • JOAN JOHNSON

    Joan Ellen (Hunter) Johnson, 81, of Ogden, died March 20 at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. She was born Dec. 20, 1932, in Abilene, the daughter of William R. and Jennie M. (Gieber) Hunter. Joan .

  • WILHEIM HERBERTZ

    Wilheim C. Herbertz, of Manhattan, died Saturday at Good Shepherd Hospice House. He was retired from the U.S. Army and former owner of the Veterans Painting Service in Manhattan. Arrangements are pending with Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home & Cremation in .







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