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  • Men's Basketball | March 10, 2015

    Foster says he’s staying at K-State

    Sitting in the locker room in Lubbock, Texas, on Feb. 4, it didn’t take long for Marcus Foster to know how he felt about his three-game suspension. He missed the game of basketball. Getting benched in January had never completely brought the Kansas State sophomore

  • Men's Basketball | March 10, 2015

    Wildcats hit reset button in Kansas City

    Before Kansas State could depart for Kansas City this week, Wildcat seniors Thomas Gipson and Nino Williams called a players-only meeting. The Wildcats, who play TCU on Wednesday at 6 p.m. on ESPNU in the first round, are looking to put their 15-16 regular season

  • Golf | March 10, 2015

    Green, Smith continue to shine in Round 2

    OPELIKA, Ala. — The Kansas State men’s golf team carded a 4-over par 292 Monday to finish the day in sixth place in the Tiger Invitational at the par-72, 7,149-yard Grand National Lake Course. K-State has a 36-hole score of 11-over par 587, just two strokes shy

  • Court Calendar | March 09, 2015

    Riley County Attorney’s Office Calendar

    Monday, March 9, 2015 9:00 – DIV III - BCF 9:00 Baker, Dominick Status (15 CR 100 Poss MJ, etc) BCF III 9:00 Dartez, Samuel Arraignment (14 CR 638 Att 1st Degree Murder) JJC III 9:00 Dartez, Samuel Arraignment (14 CR 635 Agg Batt) JJC III 9:00 Edmond, Melissa SENTENCING (14 CR 509 Violation of KORA) BCF III 9:00 Edmond, Melissa SENTENCING (15

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | March 09, 2015

    EMS reports more Fake calls, transports

    Emergency calls related to Fake Patty’s Day this year increased 61 percent compared with the same period in 2014, said Riley County EMS Director Larry Couchman. Couchman told Riley County commissioners Monday that between Friday evening and Sunday morning, his department received 66 calls for service, 50 of

  • Local |Education | March 09, 2015

    Manhattan student headed to national spelling bee


    Ella Rosenkranz, a seventh-grade student at Eisenhower Middle School, is going to the Scripps National Spelling Bee in May. She won the Topeka Capital-Journal Regional Spelling Bee on Saturday at Seaman High School by correctly spelling “dastardly” and “reassurance” after her opponent misspelled “unequivocal.” The

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | March 09, 2015

    Man accused of stabbing woman seeks new attorney

    A man accused of stabbing a woman in the face and neck asked for a new attorney Monday during what was supposed to be his arraignment in court. Samuel Dartez, 30, appeared alongside his defense attorney, Larry McRell. “He informed me he wants a new lawyer,”

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency |Government & Politics | March 09, 2015

    Huelskamp staffer ran for local school board

    A former local school board candidate was arrested late last week in Dodge City on charges of sexual exploitation of a child. Matthew Pennell, a staffer for U.S. Rep. Tim Huelskamp, R-Kan. 1st District, was arrested Thursday after an investigation by the Dodge City

  • Local |Business | March 09, 2015

    Mercury captures 16 awards

    The Manhattan Mercury won 16 awards in the 2015 Kansas Press Association Awards of Excellence. This year, The Mercury was in Daily Division III, competing with the biggest newspapers in the state. On the editorial side, The Mercury won first place for best story/picture combination by

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | March 09, 2015

    Arraignment set for man accused of killing uncle

    Christopher Michael Arand has been bound over for trial in connection with the Dec. 10 death of his uncle at Belvue. Following a preliminary hearing Friday morning in Pottawatomie County District Court, Judge Jeff Elder ruled there was sufficient evidence to try Arand on charges of

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