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  • Football | October 17, 2012

    Klein making effort to stay healthy

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    A year ago it seemed Kansas State quarterback Collin Klein was held together by duct tape at the end of the season. The senior took blow after blow and kept on going, barely though, as he didn’t even practice the final month of the

  • I Wonder | October 16, 2012

    A new look for The Mercury site


    Q: What happened to the Mercury website? I had some problems accessing it, and then when I went back to it, it had all changed. A: We launched a new one. There was a glitch for about a day — more on that in a minute —

  • Local |Education | October 16, 2012

    Board to decide on lunch

    The fate of the policy allowing Manhattan High students to leave school for lunch will be decided during Wednesday’s USD 383 school board meeting, which starts at 5:45 p.m. at Robinson Education Center. The lunch discussion is expected to start at 7:15 p.m. MHS students

  • Food & Drink | October 16, 2012

    11th annual food festival brings new spins on classic cowboy dish


    On Saturday, people went to Aggieville to get their fill — of chili that is. The 11th-annual Little Apple Optimist Club Chili Crawl featured all kinds of chili recipes from restaurants in Aggieville. No two chilies were exactly alike. Even those that used similar ingredients had

  • Editorials | October 16, 2012

    Playing ‘gotcha’ over Benghazi

    No sooner did terrorists storm the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, and kill Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three others than the occasion became an issue in the presidential campaign. Now, more than a month later and as President Barack Obama and former Massachusetts Gov.

  • Local |Government, Politics | October 16, 2012

    Law board, RCPD hope for more talk on Fake Patty’s

    Riley County Law Board members asked Riley County Police Department officials about Fake Patty’s Day and soliciting ordinances at Tuesday’s meeting. Commissioner Rich Jankovich asked Brad Schoen, RCPD director, whether the department had been working with bar owners in Aggieville. The discussion dates

  • Manhattan High School | October 16, 2012

    MHS soccer routs Chargers, 10-0

    Manhattan High’s JV soccer team defeated Topeka West 11-1 Monday at Anneberg Park. Kirkland Lambert had three goals and an assist. Austin French scored twice. Brandon Religa had a goal and an assist. Other goals came from Ibrahim Altamimi, Justin Wickham, Ben Turnley and

  • Local |Government, Politics | October 16, 2012

    Huelskamp concerned about debt


    Rep. Tim Huelskamp is less concerned about the upcoming election than about what will happen to the national debt afterward. “In the First District, folks in general just don’t like what’s going on in Washington,” Huelskamp said during a visit to Manhattan Monday.

  • Movies | October 16, 2012

    Latest K-State Theater production will entertain many


    The K-State Theater production of “Time Stands Still” runs through next weekend in Nichols Theater. It is a solid, telling staging of this recent play by Pulitzer winner Donald Margulies, well-cast and readied by director Dwight Tolar and well-acted, set (by the dependable Kathy Voecks),

  • Letters | October 16, 2012

    Peterson is long gone; Hochhauser is still here

    To the Editor: Charles Hostetler, in his letter, “Time to send a bright young man to Topeka,” described how, 20 years ago, Republican Jeff Peterson defeated Democrat Sheila Hochauser for the 66th District House seat.

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