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  • 2 dead following tower collapse Tower.phatch

    BLAINE — A pair of communications towers fell Tuesday morning in rural Pottawatomie County, killing two people. Pottawatomie County Emergency Management Director Chris Trudo confirmed at around noon that one person was dead another person had been transported to Onaga Community .

  • Mittie in a good spot with young roster B1.11914.ksuwbk.phatch

    Jeff Mittie has only been on the job a week and there’s already a lot for the new Kansas State women’s basketball coach to get excited about when he looks at his new team. K-State had the youngest .

  • Cats’ Griep earns Big 12 weekly honor

    After earning two wins and shutting out the Big 12’s top offense, redshirt freshman Nate Griep was named Big 12 Newcomer of the Week for the period ending March 23, the conference announced. In his first career Big 12 start, Griep quieted Oklahoma, .

  • Tallgrass expansion on agenda

    Tallgrass Brewing Company’s proposed expansion will be discussed during the city commission meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Tallgrass is planning a move to the former Western Wireless Call Center at 5960 Technology Circle in Corporate Technology Park, according to a .

  • ‘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 .





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