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  • Local |Business |Neighbors | February 23, 2015

    Builders association head strives for integrity in construction, life

    Neighor.phatch

    Many creative people attach some sort of signature or symbol to their work to let people know it’s theirs. Brad Hartenstein, executive officer of the Flint Hills Area Builders Association, has his own calling card. It’s just a bit harder to find. “In

  • Local |Business |Government & Politics | February 23, 2015

    Transmission line to follow existing route

    Westar Energy last week filed an application with the Kansas Corporation Commission, designating its “preferred route” for construction of a new transmission line from Jeffrey Energy Center to its east Manhattan substation. In general, the “preferred route” for the new 345-kilovolt line runs near the

  • Local |Business |Government & Politics | February 23, 2015

    Eco-devo money focus of Tuesday work session

    The Manhattan City Commission on Tuesday will examine the city’s use of economic development funds. The work session starts at 5 p.m. at City Hall. Voters passed this current half-cent sales tax initiative for economic development funds in 2012. Of the anticipated $30 million over the

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency |Traffic | February 23, 2015

    1 dead in Geary County rollover

    A single-vehicle rollover accident Sunday morning in Geary County left one person dead when the driver of a car failed to stop at a dead end and drove off the road. Ronald E. Stump Jr., 35, Belleville, was driving a 2015 Chevy Malibu southbound in the 7000 block

  • Manhattan High School | February 23, 2015

    MHS’ Wagner invited to Shrine Bowl

    Manhattan High senior Colton Wagner, an offensive tackle for the Manhattan High football team as well as a state-qualifying shot-putter for the track and field team, was invited to participate in this summer’s 42nd-annual Kansas Shrine Bowl. The game will be played on July 25

  • Arts & Leisure | February 23, 2015

    MHS offers well conceived version of ‘Leaving Iowa’

    About 10 years ago, Jeff Daniels’ Purple Rose Theater Company in Michigan produced a new play called “Leaving Iowa.” The entertainment generated some buzz, and there have been new productions of it from California to New York. This year Manhattan High’s resident director Linda Uthoff

  • Editorials | February 23, 2015

    Kobach’s say-so doesn’t make it so

    Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach is a smart man. Given that, and given the fact that he’s taught constitutional law, you’d think he’d know better than to continue trying to place Kansas above federal law. The most recent example is a

  • Letters | February 23, 2015

    Unlike race and ethnicity, human behavior is a choice

    To the Editor: While seconds away from e-mailing The Mercury a letter congratulating Mark Weddle on his well-written letter of Feb. 18, I decided to read the “Kansas rolls back tolerance” piece be-low Mr. Weddle’s. I must respond to this “tolerance” piece. Once again, the

  • Obituaries | February 23, 2015

    LEE DALRYMPLE

    Lee Dalrymple, 52, of Westmoreland, died Friday, Feb. 20, 2015. He was born on July 27, 1962 in Phoenixville, Pa. A complete obituary and service information will be announced at a later date by Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home and Cremation in Manhattan.

  • Obituaries | February 23, 2015

    G. CLEVE HUMBERT

    G. Cleve Humbert, 89, of Manhattan, died Wednesday, Feb.18, 2015, at the Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community - Collins House. His family provided some of the following information. He was born on Oct. 22, 1925, in Arkansas City, Kan., the son of Oscar and Polly Hayden Humbert. He graduated from


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