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  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | July 09, 2013

    Man arrested for battery of officer

    A Topeka man is in custody for allegedly battering a Riley County corrections officer at the Riley County Courthouse Monday afternoon. Sgt. Brad Ingalls said Ryan Holle, 35, was making a court appearance while monitored by the corrections officer when he allegedly started a physical fight

  • Letters | July 09, 2013

    Americans must not take God’s blessings for granted

    To the Editor: What a blessing it was to open the Manhattan Mercury on the Fourth of July and see in large colorful letters the words, “In God We Trust.”

  • 2013 candidate forums | July 09, 2013

    Commissioners’ responses to ‘I Wonder’ questions

    Here are the full responses of Manhattan city commissioners on three questions, as part of the “I Wonder” column from page A1 of tonight’s Mercury. Commissioner Karen McCulloh did not respond in time for inclusion. We will endeavor to get her response and publish

  • Volleyball | July 09, 2013

    Volleyball loses first match at Games

    KAZAN, Russia — In its first match playing for Team USA at the World University Games, the Kansas State volleyball team fell in straight sets to Poland. Women’s pool play began Monday from Kazan with the Wildcats wearing the Red, White and Blue for the

  • Football | July 09, 2013

    Zimmerman, Hubert named to watch lists


    Kansas State running back John Hubert and defensive back Ty Zimmerman were named to the preseason watch lists for the Maxwell and Bednarik awards, respectively, the Maxwell Football Club announced Monday. Both players were named to the lists for the first time in their careers.

  • Football | July 09, 2013

    Sproles recalls Wildcats’ victory over OU

    OVERLAND PARK — It was an upset for the ages, along with the signature victory during the Darren Sproles era at Kansas State, perhaps the marquee triumph during Bill Snyder’s first turnaround in Manhattan. In an epic 2003 Big 12 championship game at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas

  • General Activities | July 09, 2013

    9U baseball tryouts

    The Manhattan 9-and-under Warriors are having tryouts July 13 from 9-11:30 a.m. at Miller Field in Manhattan City Park. It’s a fun and competitive atmosphere. The athletes must be age 9 or under on May 1, 2014 to be eligible. For more information, contact Jerald Creed (785) 313-4008.

  • General Activities | July 09, 2013

    Junior Series results from Country Club

    The final leg of the Manhattan Junior Golf Series was completed Monday at the Manhattan Country Club. The championship tournament is July 18-19 at the Country Club. Ages 14-17, boys and girls, play 18 holes. All younger ages play only nine holes. Kylie McCarthy led the

  • General Activities | July 09, 2013

    Hole-in-one at Colbert Hills

    Marcia Hauck had a hole-in-one on Sunday at Colbert Hills Golf Course. She used a 7 iron on hole No. 8 from 100 yards out on the par 3 course. Dana Hauck witnessed the shot.

  • General Activities | July 09, 2013

    Optimist Lady Indians win USSSA state title

    The Manhattan Optimist Lady Indians softball team won a second state championship in as many weeks, pounding the KC Panthers 10-0 in the championship game of the USSSA 14-and-under class B tournament at Mid-America Sports Complex this past weekend. Just eight days earlier, the Lady

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