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  • Flooding briefly closes K-18

    Officials restricted traffic on Kansas Highway 18 on Monday evening after rain caused flooding on part of the roadway. The Kansas Highway Patrol reduced traffic to one lane for both directions on K-18 between Manhattan and the Kansas Highway 99 junction, according .

  • MILDRED COLLINS

    Mildred “Millie” Collins, 82, died Wednesday, July 1, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. She was born May 24, 1933, in Bessie, Oklahoma, the daughter of Jacob C. and Bertha (Buncheck) Stehr. She graduated .

  • Local Realtor makes good impression in Branson

    To the Editor: While on vacation in Branson, Mo., last week, we returned to our car in a shopping area parking lot to find a business card on the windshield from Laurie Berard, a Realtor with High Pointe Realty in .

  • RAYMOND L. KUJAWA

    Raymond L. Kujawa, 49, died Friday, July 3, 2015, at the Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. The family provided some of the following information. He was born Feb. 7, 1966, in Hazel Park, Michigan, the son of Raymond .

  • ISLA A. SHORTT

    Isla A. Shortt, 95, of Manhattan, died Saturday, July 4, 2015, at Homestead Assisted Living in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. Isla was born Jan. 16, 1920, on the family farm north of Waterville, to Clarence and Rosa M. (Thiessen) Ham. .

  • McGruder playing for Heat in summer

    Former Kansas State guard Rodney McGruder is working to earn a job in the NBA this summer. McGruder is currently playing for the Miami Heat in the NBA’s Summer League in Orlando, Fla., from July 4-10. In three games, .

  • K-State ranks 26th in attendance Crowd baylor.mercury

    Kansas State has ranked among the Top 35 in men’s basketball attendance for the eighth time in the last nine years, as the NCAA released its attendance figures for the 2014-15 season. The Wildcats attracted an average of 12,549 fans per .

  • Officials ask county to spend money on birth control

    Riley County Health Department officials believe they can save more than $2 million in future health spending by investing in family planning services. The health department on Monday asked Riley County commissioners to invest $211,699 in the program in 2016. Other investments in .

  • City to discuss building study

    City officials on Tuesday will discuss a study regarding the conversion of the Community House, 120 N. Fourth St., into a facility to serve low- and moderate-income residents. City commissioners in April approved a design study with the Bruce McMillan architecture .

  • World Cup triumph worth savoring

    Soccer purists who savor scores of 1 to nil or games in which penalty kicks decide the outcome after two scoreless halves might be reluctant to embrace Sunday’s Women’s World Cup final — unless they are Americans. The U.S. .

  • 2 injured in 3-vehicle accident near Wamego

    Two people were injured and officials shut down a highway for several hours following a three-vehicle wreck near Wamego on Sunday. According to a Kansas Highway Patrol report, Patrick Joseph Arrow, 21, Louisville, was driving a 1998 Mitsubishi Eclipse north on K-99 .

  • Entomologist trades bugs for brushes in retirement Neighbor.mercury

    As a research entomologist, Dick Beeman spent his career studying the natural world. Now in retirement,  he spends his time painting portraits. Beeman’s interest and talent in art started when he was a child in Madison, Wisconsin. “I’.





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