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  • Local |Education | April 07, 2013

    Area woman to show research at Washburn

    Washburn University student Lauren Henry, of Randolph, will present a research poster, “Sarcasm: Who uses it? Who likes it? Who hates it?” at The Washburn Apeiron: A Forum of Student Research, Scholarship and Creativity on Friday, April 19, on the university campus. In the abstract, she

  • Local |Education | April 07, 2013

    MHS wrestling coach wins best assistant

    Chad Lindsley, Manhattan High assistant wrestling coach, was recently named a National Wrestling Coaches Association Assistant Coach of the Year. The National Wrestling Coaches Association, established in 1928, is a professional organization dedicated to serve and provide leadership for the advancement of all levels of the

  • Local |Education | April 07, 2013

    MHS culinary arts teacher wins award

    Lorena Ingmire, Manhattan High culinary arts teacher, was recently named the 2013 Kansas ProStart Teacher of the Year by the Kansas Restaurant Association. The ProStart school to career program was formed from a partnership with the Kansas Restaurant and Hospitality Association Educational Foundation (KRHAEF), National Restaurant

  • Local |Education | April 07, 2013

    MHS students make all-state honor band

    Matthew Scott and Makayla Finch are members of the Kansas All-State Honor Band. Scott, a senior, is 2nd chair tuba, and Finch, a junior, is 9th chair flute. These students auditioned for the North Central District Honor Band in November. Auditions were held in Junction

  • Editorials | April 07, 2013

    Ag Department is most welcome here

    Within a few days of the Kansas Department of Agriculture’s announcement last June that it was in the market for a new home, a Mercury editorial said “Manhattan would be delighted to oblige.” We weren’t sure the Ag Department was serious. In fact

  • Columns | April 07, 2013

    Unification’s time has come

    Embarking on my mayoral year in April of 1989, I set an agenda that included exploration of city/county governmental unification. The firestorm of protest that ensued was memorable. For many, the concept was not just controversial but unthinkable. While to me it seemed appropriate that

  • Letters | April 07, 2013

    Small fee for air passengers could defray cost of tower

    To The Editor: I haven’t used the Manhattan airport’s services for many years, but my family and friends have. I am well aware of the benefits the airport provides the city. How-ever, what percent of the citizens of Manhattan really use the airport — 25

  • Letters | April 07, 2013

    Voters’ trust is appreciated; now the real work begins

    To the Editor: I would like to thank the residents of Manhattan for their vote of confidence in me to serve as their city commissioner. It’s been a great journey, and all of you made it happen. I serve all 53,000 of our residents.

  • Letters | April 07, 2013

    Parkinson’s Program plans major regional conference

    To the Editor: The Parkinson’s Program of Manhattan at Meadowlark Hills would like to gratefully ack-nowledge the Greater Manhattan Community Foundation for awarding our organization a grant to pursue a regional edu-cational conference for people affected by Parkinson’s disease.

  • Columns | April 07, 2013

    Is Kim getting the diplomatic messages?

    The escalating crisis with North Korea presents an excellent example of both nonverbal and verbal diplomatic messages.  South Korea is playing an important role, but North Korean ruler Kim Jung-un seems fixated on the United States as his major enemy. Given his need to


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