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  • Local |Business | April 04, 2014

    Mercury Bingo begins Sunday

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    Hey, Mercury readers, it’s time you had a little fun. And maybe a lot of money. The Manhattan Mercury on Sunday will launch its first-ever BINGO contest. The top prize: $500. Here’s how it works: • Inserted in the paper of Sunday, April 6, you will

  • Obituaries | April 04, 2014

    MAURICE EARL STARK

    Dr. Maurice Earl “Buzz” Star, 80, died at Good Shepherd Hospice in Manhattan Friday after a six-month struggle with cancer. Buzz was born Nov. 12, 1933 in Topeka, the son of Robert Morton and Alice Lorene Brown Stark. The family moved to Clovis, N.M., where Buzz attended

  • Obituaries | April 04, 2014

    MARGARET LUCILLE FERRIS

    Margaret Lucille Ferris, 92, of Frankfort, died March 28, at Frankfort Care Home. Funeral service was Thursday at the United Methodist Church in Frankfort. Burial was in Barrett Cemetery near Frankfort.

  • Obituaries | April 04, 2014

    GEORGE EASTON

    George W. Easton, age 62, of Manhattan, died Wednesday, at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. He was born Jan. 13, 1952, in Pontiac, Mich., the son of James Watson and Sara Elizabeth (Williams) Easton.  George grew up in Clarkston, Mich., and has been a Manhattan resident

  • Local |Kansas State University | April 04, 2014

    ESPN president headlines panel discussion

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    Dr. April Mason: Tonight we’re really very pleased to welcome one of the most prominent figures in American sports media and three leaders in collegiate athletics to our Landon panel. This panel will undoubtedly bring insight, challenge us to question, and help guide Kansas

  • Baseball | April 04, 2014

    Cats host key midseason series vs. KU

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    No doubt, the Kansas State baseball team had lofty expectations when the season started. Now 28 games into the season, the Wildcats are sitting at 17-11 overall and 1-2 in the Big 12 — nowhere near what their personal goals were coming into the season. K-State, picked to

  • Local |Kansas State University | April 03, 2014

    Sports leaders call for sweeping NCAA reform

    As the leader of ESPN — one of the single most powerful entities in pop culture and the driving force behind how most Americans have received their sports fix in the last 30 years — John Skipper believes if there’s one thing that can still bring people

  • Local |Education | April 03, 2014

    Board adds positions

    The USD 383 Board of Education on Wednesday unanimously approved adding an early childhood preschool director and a high school agricultural science teacher. The preschool director position would be a part of program requirements for the district’s prekindergarten program grant of $439,144 through the Kansas Department

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | April 03, 2014

    Ariz. police still looking into fall

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    Tempe police have made progress in their investigation of the death of former Manhattan High student body president Naomi McClendon, but how she received the alcohol contributing to her death remains unclear. McClendon, 18, early Sunday morning fell from a 10th-floor balcony of a privately owned

  • April 03, 2014

    Wamego gears up for annual Tulip Fest

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    Wamego’s 27th annual Tulip Festival is just around the corner — whether Mother Nature is ready for it or not. The festival will be April 12-13 in Wamego City Park and will showcase at least 150 artists from across the country. It will also include a


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