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  • Local |Kansas State University | May 31, 2013

    UFM Community Learning Center offers Osher summer program

    Adults 50 and older can quench their thirst for knowledge this summer with three special classes being offered in Manhattan through a collaboration with UFM Community Learning Center, Kansas State University and Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Kansas. The institute provides noncredit enrichment

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | May 31, 2013

    Another teen arrested in J.C. school damage

    A fourth Junction City teen was taken into custody following further investigation into extensive damage at a school in Junction City. Investigators with the Junction City Police Department said the the15-year-old was taken into custody following a search of the juvenile’s house where

  • Obituaries | May 31, 2013

    Darcie Barker

    Darcie Anne Barker, 60, of Manhattan died May 14 in Manhattan.

  • Obituaries | May 31, 2013

    Martha Johnson

    Martha A. “Marty” Johnson, 69, of Manhattan died Monday at the Select Specialty Hospital in Topeka.

  • Baseball | May 31, 2013

    K-State didn’t get here overnight

    After nine successful years at Central Missouri State, Brad Hill wouldn’t have left for the job at Kansas State if he didn’t think they could be successful in Manhattan. But the plan was there, and Hill, armed with an .821 winning percentage at CMSU,

  • General Activities | May 30, 2013

    Senior 17ers host 21st TOC

    With the Kansas State baseball team hosting a NCAA regional for the first time in program history comes a change in plans for the American Legion Manhattan Manko senior 17ers. Instead of hosting the 21st annual Tournament of Champions at one of the area’s

  • General Activities | May 30, 2013

    Strong infield looks to carry junior 17ers

    With six returning players, the American Legion Manhattan Manko junior 17ers hope to have a solid foundation this summer. The 17ers open their season this weekend with the Tournament of Champions in Manhattan. But due to the NCAA regional at Tointon Family Stadium, all of

  • Local |Government, Politics | May 30, 2013

    Pawnee director says cuts causing problems

    Pawnee Mental Health Services Director Robbin Cole briefed Riley County commissioners Thursday on her concerns about financial cuts and issues with insurance services. At the session, Cole noted what she referred to as the “three legged stool” of grant funding. That includes money from mental

  • Local | May 30, 2013

    13th Manhattan Day to see 25 block parties

    At least 25 neighborhoods around town plan to get together to celebrate Manhattan Day. That’s the number of neighborhoods registered with The Mercury — the event’s main sponsor — to hold gatherings mostly this Saturday. Manhattan Day is an annual event on the first Saturday in

  • Local |Fort Riley | May 30, 2013

    Furlough notices to go out today

    Fort Riley civilian employees on Thursday began receiving notices of upcoming furloughs that will eventually impact 2,400 workers. Under a provision of federal law, the notices empower the post to furlough employees as soon as 30 days after their issuance. Employees who received the furloughs also received

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