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  • Sources: Theater to open at mall

    Manhattan Town Center could be getting a new movie theater, according to several mall merchants. Four merchants told The Mercury that mall officials said at a recent meeting that the former Sears store would be torn down to make way .

  • Niemann to perform with son of Ledoux, others at Wareham Jn darrindickerson.phatch

    Jerrod Niemann never met Chris Ledoux. But Niemann’s career has been so directly tied to the late world-champion-rodeo-cowboy-turned-country-music-icon that it’s easy for Niemann to feel like he’s known Ledoux forever. One of Niemann’s first big breaks .

  • Shedding reservations, bee winner aiming for TV Spellingbee.phatch

    Ella Rosenkranz is a girl with many talents. She sings, plays cello and spells words. On Saturday, the seventh-grader at Eisenhower Middle School spelled her way to a spot in the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C after .

  • KSU responds to OU frat controversy

    Kansas State University officials released a statement on Wednesday distancing the university’s Greek system from a recent incident at an Oklahoma fraternity. “This issue involves a single chapter of a national fraternity,” said Pat Bosco, vice president for student .

  • Commission wants closer inspection of clinic

    Pottawatomie County Commissioners made no commitment to purchase the former medical clinic building at Westmoreland Monday, but authorized further inspection of the structure. Commissioners toured the building late Monday morning with Jim Moore, president of Farmers State Bank, the building’.

  • Teachers, staff top priority for budget committee

    Members of the USD 383 Budget Advisory Committee said keeping teachers and staff is their top priority amid looming cuts the school district faces for next year. The advisory committee, comprised of 60 members, has met weekly since late January to consider .

  • Contractor issue closes Fort Riley deli, bakery

    The deli, bakery and sushi bar at Fort Riley’s commissary are temporarily closed because of performance issues with Nayyarsons Corporation. Officials with the Defense Commissary Agency recently announced a temporary suspension of services at 22 commissaries in eight states while .

  • Manhattan High girls ready for Shawnee Mission NW

    A year ago, the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team came to the Class 6A state tournament at Wichita’s Koch Arena as the No. 1 seed, expecting to do big things while riding a 19-game winning streak. This year’s team .

  • Stenberg signs with Benedictine

    There were times in Alex Stenberg’s high school track and field career that left her wanting to hang it up. The senior pole vaulter missed parts of three different seasons while battling a rash of injuries, including a broken .

  • Tournament time brief but intense

    The weather this week might scream spring, but it’s a winter sport — basketball — that continues to hold the attention of area sports fans. And no wonder. The Kansas State Wildcats, who haven’t been as successful as they had .

  • KSU ‘Hansel and Gretel’ production lots of fun G.w.clift1

    It isn’t that the frequent productions and recent movie version of Sondheim’s “Into the Woods” have suddenly made stage versions of fairy tales agreeable to the public. The opera version of “Hansel and Gretel” has been a popular .

  • Cheer on the MHS girls in state basketball tourney

    To the Editor: Your Lady Indians’ basketball team has made it to state for the second consecutive year and third in the last four years. They play at 4:45 p.m. Thursday in Koch Arena on the Wichita State University campus. .







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