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  • General Activities | June 25, 2014

    17ers fall 8-6 in Kansas City

    The American Legion Manhattan Manko senior 17ers grabbed a 5-0 lead early on Tuesday in Kansas City, but couldn’t hang on in an 8-6 loss to the Johnson County Hornets. The 17ers scored five runs in the third inning of the wood-bat contest, but

  • June 25, 2014

    Junior 17ers swept by Kansas Senators


    It just wasn’t their day. After losing Game 1 of a doubleheader 13-2, the American Legion Manhattan Manko junior 17ers led the Kansas Senators 10-9 going into the final inning of Game 2, but lost 11-10 at Norvell Field. It played out like déjà vu

  • Editorials | June 25, 2014

    Flooding problem must be fixed

    It’s time to do something about Wildcat Creek. And it’s going to take leadership. A story in Monday’s Mercury repeated the refrain that the creek will flood again, and will cause property damage and possibly death. Prompted by significant floods in recent

  • Local |Kansas State University | June 25, 2014

    Professor: Protect horses, yourself from mosquitoes now

    Start thinking now about protecting yourself and your horse from West Nile virus, said a Kansas State University veterinarian. Beth Davis, professor and head of the equine medicine and surgery section at the College of Veterinary Medicine’s Veterinary Health Center, says there was an

  • Obituaries | June 25, 2014


    Cindy Jo Petty-Easoz, 61, died Wednesday, June 11, 2014, in Cumming, Ga. after a battle with cancer. The family provided the following information. She was born on Oct. 2, 1953, in Chanute, the daughter of Arthur Ray and Alberta Petty. The family moved to Manhattan in 1961 and Cindy graduated from

  • Obituaries | June 25, 2014


    Betty Sue Flannelly, 84, of Greeley, Colo., died Saturday, June 21, 2014. The family provided the following information. Betty was born on June 25, 1929, in Beloit. After graduating from Kansas State University, she married Arthur William Flannelly on July 1,1951.  She lived most of her younger life in Beloit

  • Obituaries | June 25, 2014


    Larry Michael Fager, 63, of rural Manhattan, died Monday, June 23, 2014, at the Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. The family provided the following information. Larry was born March 21, 1951 in Abilene, the son of Lawrence Vernon and Dorothy Ann (Holt) Fager. He grew up in Abilene and

  • Obituaries | June 25, 2014


    Bessie O. Lindbloom, 96, of Waterville, died at her son’s home in Hutchinson on Monday, June 23, 2014. The family provided the following information. She was born on Dec. 29, 1917, in the Mound Chapel Community, northeast of Blue Rapids to Rudolph and Barbra (Vesely) Vopata. Preceding her in

  • Women's Basketball | June 25, 2014

    Capra joins KSU women’s bball staff

    Kansas State women’s basketball head coach Jeff Mittie finalized his staff on Tuesday by adding Jacie Capra as the team’s recruiting coordinator. Capra joins a K-State staff that features associate head coach Brian Ostermann, assistant coach Ebony Gilliam and assistant coach Claire Coggins. “

  • Men's Basketball | June 25, 2014

    Foster selected to Nike Guards Academy

    Kansas State’s Marcus Foster was one of 12 college guards selected to participate in the Nike Guards Academy, which runs from June 23-25 at Harwood Arena on the campus of Kean University in Union, N.J. The camp is directed by former NBA head coach

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