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  • Obituaries | March 31, 2014

    OLY CHURCH

    Aura R. “Oly” Church, 80, died Sunday at the Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. She was born on Feb. 18, 1934. A complete obituary and Funeral Service information will be released later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, Kansas 66502.

  • Obituaries | March 31, 2014

    NILWON KRAUSHAAR

    Nilwon D. Kraushaar, 84, of Frankfort, died Sunday at the Frankfort Community Care Home. Funeral services are pending with the Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home in Riley.

  • Tennis | March 31, 2014

    KSU tennis falls at home to Cowgirls

    The 61st-ranked Kansas State tennis team pushed four singles matches into a third set on Sunday, but No. 23 Oklahoma State held off the Wildcats for a 5-1 win at the Mike Goss Tennis Stadium. K-State has now dropped three straight matches and is 8-8 overall

  • Baseball | March 31, 2014

    Griep pitches Wildcats to 8-2 win at Creighton

    OMAHA, Neb. — Pitching in front of friends and family, Millard West High School product and Kansas State redshirt-freshman Nate Griep matched his career-high with five strikeouts in seven strong innings to help lead the Wildcats to an 8-2 victory over Creighton on Sunday at TD

  • Area Schools | March 31, 2014

    Rock Creek softball loses doubleheader

    The Rock Creek softball team opened the season on the road Friday night against a tough Mission Valley squad — losing the doubleheader, 5-4 and 6-5.  Mustangs’ pitcher Blair Campbell had a strong effort in Game 1, giving up only one earned run and striking out

  • Area Schools | March 31, 2014

    All Mid-East league teams released

    Rock Creek and Riley County were well-represented on the All Mid-East League basketball teams, with both placing several players between the two teams. The Rock Creek boys landed Carson Becker, Jared Garcia and Ryan Schneider on the first team, while Nate Berard earned an honorable

  • Area Schools | March 31, 2014

    Wamego places eight on NCKL teams

    The Wamego girls’ team placed three on the North Central Kansas League first team and the boys added three as well as Wamego landed eight players on the NCKL basketball teams. The girls had Kaylee Page and Lanie Page, along with Allison Seufert on the

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | March 30, 2014

    Manhattan girl dies in AZ

    Naomi McClendon, a Manhattan woman going to college in Arizona, died over the weekend in a fall from a balcony. Story from the Arizona Republic:

  • Local | March 30, 2014

    Public takes advantage of activities at Tuttle Creek

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    In gorgeous weather with the scent of burning prairie smoke filling the air, area residents emerged from a long winter to enjoy the annual open house at Tuttle Creek Lake on Saturday. Visitors ran in a “Zombie 5K,” took nature walks, threw tomahawks and shot

  • Local |Government, Politics | March 30, 2014

    Sherow takes swing at Huelskamp

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    Former Manhattan mayor Jim Sherow said U.S. Rep. Tim Huelskamp can’t effectively represent his district’s agriculture needs. Sherow discussed ag concerns and other issues during an interview at The Mercury on Friday. The K-State history professor and former city commissioner (2007 to 2012) is


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