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  • 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

  • Local |Kansas State University | February 08, 2013

    K-State draws 400 students for its Professional Development Day

    Fourteen companies and an expected 400 students will participate in Kansas State University’s second Professional Development Day, a College of Business Administration-sponsored event that gives students the opportunity to learn and perfect skills such as networking, corporate ethics and cross-generational communication. The college’s Professional

  • Local |Kansas State University | February 08, 2013

    5 high school seniors receive K-State scholarship

    Five high school seniors are receiving the Kassebaum Scholarship from Kansas State University. Named in honor of former Kansas Sen. Nancy Kassebaum-Baker, the $5,000 Kassebaum Scholarship recognizes students whose academic and extracurricular achievements reflect the potential for and desire to make a difference through energetic leadership

  • Manhattan High School | February 08, 2013

    Indians to host T-Birds tonight

    Fresh off a sweep of Topeka West on Tuesday, the Manhattan High basketball teams return home tonight to host the Shawnee Heights Thunderbirds in a rematch from December. On the boys’ side, revenge is a factor after Manhattan (8-7, 4-4 Centennial) blew a 10-point fourth-quarter

  • Obituaries | February 08, 2013

    Shirley Carlson

    Shirley G. Carlson, 79, of Wichita died Thursday at Midwest Homestead of Wichita.

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