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  • Manhattan High School | February 17, 2014

    MHS JV wrestlers take first

    The Manhattan High JV wrestling team took two teams out west to Lincoln this past week for a high school tournament among smaller schools, with the first team winning handily and the second team taking fourth. Manhattan’s first team won with 197 team points, with

  • Golf | February 17, 2014

    K-State women’s golf 10th at Florida State

    The Kansas State women’s golf team finished 10th with a three-round score of 59-over-par 923 following Sunday’s final round of the Florida State Matchup at the par-72, 7,172-yard Southwood Golf Club in Tallahassee, Fla. The Wildcats tallied eight birdies on the day en route

  • Track & Field | February 17, 2014

    Twiss, Winters lead Wildcats in Ames

    After an impressive first day in Ames, Iowa, the K-State track and field team’s final day at the Iowa State Classic was highlighted by first-place finishes from Erica Twiss and Dani Winters. The Wildcats racked up nine top-five finishes, including two runner-up efforts. After

  • Court Calendar | February 16, 2014

    Riley County Attorney’s Office Calendar

    Monday, February 17, 2014 OFFICE CLOSED – PRESIDENT’S DAY Tuesday, February 18, 2014 9:00 – 1:00 -  BKD 1:00   Ahlquist, Caleb   PH Status (13 TR 3083 F&E, DUI [1st])  JWG   M01 1:00   Almada, Alfredo   PH Status (13 CR 706 Forgery X3, Theft)  JWG   M01 1:00   Burnett, Bradley &

  • Arts, Leisure | February 16, 2014

    Library book sale, dinner theater, drunk spelling bee

    TODAYM   Read to Dogs, 2-4 p.m. Read to a certified therapy dog. The dogs have been trained to listen, and they help children relax while reading. Avid readers welcome also. No sign up required. Manhattan Public Library Storytime Room.   Kansas State University’s Ebony

  • Arts, Leisure | February 16, 2014

    ‘God of Carnage,’ African-American trivia night, and more

    TODAY Read to Dogs, 2-4 p.m. Read to a certified therapy dog. The dogs have been trained to listen, and they help children relax while reading. Avid readers welcome also. No sign up required. Manhattan Public Library Storytime Room. The Historic Columbian Theatre presents

  • Local |Fort Riley | February 16, 2014

    New chaplain, chapel bring soldiers of all faiths together

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    FORT RILEY —When services begin at Fort Riley’s new Victory Chapel in March, the post’s first Jewish chaplain in more than 20 years will be one of the officials to conduct them. 1st Lt. David Gingold is one of fewer than a dozen Jewish

  • Local |Government, Politics | February 16, 2014

    Davis discusses direction of state

    Democratic gubernatorial candidate Paul Davis spent time in Manhattan on Saturday for a full day of meet-and-greets and fundraisers. During an interview with The Mercury, Davis, who is from Lawrence, responded to criticism from the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community he received this week

  • Local |Government, Politics | February 16, 2014

    Education, budget focus of legislative breakfast

    Education and budgets were the main topics of conversation at Eggs and Issues on Saturday. The event, hosted by the Chamber of Commerce, was an opportunity for area residents to ask questions and express concerns to their legislative representatives. About 100 people attended. Representatives Sydney Carlin (

  • February 16, 2014

    14-year-old bowler rivals adults in record books

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    Chances are Tyler Gromlovits is a better bowler than you. Tyler shot a 834 in a three-game series Jan. 25, the fourth highest score in Little Apple Lanes’ history. He turned 14 on Valentine’s Day. Tyler, an eighth-grade, straight-A student at Junction City Middle School, said he


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