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  • Area Schools | February 28, 2014

    Rock boys finish perfect league run

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    FLUSH — Rock Creek senior Ryan Schneider scored 17 points and grabbed six rebounds - both game highs - as the Class 3A No. 8 Mustangs jumped on Rossville before cruising to a convincing 65-39 win on senior night to cap an undefeated Mid-East League season Thursday night. “

  • Area Schools | February 28, 2014

    Mustangs fall short vs. Rossville

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    FLUSH — Some stagnant offense and a big game from Rossville’s Taylor Kirk helped spell defeat for the shorthanded Rock Creek girls’ basketball team as they dropped a 47-37 decision to the Bulldogs Thursday night. Kirk, a force in the paint all game, scored six

  • Area Schools | February 28, 2014

    Riley County gets sweep of St.Marys

    At St. Marys, the Riley County girls’ basketball team played its first complete game without Katelyn Thomson on Thursday night and came out on top, 54-40, by taking each of the three quarters to build a 17-point lead into the fourth quarter. The Falcons won

  • Area Schools | February 28, 2014

    Riley Co. 57, St. Marys 29

    At St. Marys, Riley County finished off the regular season in style Friday night, soundly defeating the 1-18 St. Marys Bears, 57-29, on the road in one of its most dominant performances of the season. Individual scoring was not available. Riley County (5-15, 2-8 Mid-East)

  • Local |Kansas State University | February 28, 2014

    Spring enrollment numbers reach record high at K-State

    More than 23,200 students are enrolled at Kansas State University for the spring semester — a record number and more diverse than ever before. The record enrollment is just one part of the story, said Pat Bosco, vice president for student life and dean of students. The

  • Local |Kansas State University |Arts, Leisure | February 28, 2014

    Irish group to present McCain show

    The McCain Performance Series is bringing a bit of the Emerald Isle to Kansas State University with a performance by the musical group Danú at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 7, in McCain Auditorium. Danú offers an authentic Irish experience by using traditional instruments, including the flute,

  • Obituaries | February 28, 2014

    PENNY J. (VAUGHN) STREETER

    Penny J. (Vaughn) Streeter, 56, of St. George, died Wednesday at the Meadowlark Hills-Honstead House in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. She was born on Oct. 17, 1957, in Chanute.  She was the daughter of Donald E. and Lenora J. (Larkin) Vaughn. Penny

  • Obituaries | February 28, 2014

    JAMES CRAVENS

    James Cravens, 73, of Westmoreland, died Wednesday at his home.  Jim worked in commercial construction but is best known for his fourteen years working as a corrections officer at the Pottawatomie County Jail. He is also survived by his wife, Judy; daughters, Angela Coleman (Keith),

  • Editorials | February 28, 2014

    If preschoolers can get healthier…

    It seems that whenever good health news crosses the horizon, there’s always a “but.” So it is with the unquestionably good news from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that obesity in children 2 to 5 years old declined markedly in just less than a

  • Letters | February 28, 2014

    Residents of Riley, too, remember Ehlers fondly

    To the Editor: I read with interest the articles in the Manhattan Mercury last week regarding the passing of Walter Ehlers and his place in history as a great American and the only Manhattan resident to receive the Congressional Medal of Honor. The small town


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