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  • Obituaries | February 28, 2014

    JAMES CRAVENS

    James Cravens, 73, of Westmoreland, died Wednesday at his home.  Jim worked in commercial construction but is best known for his fourteen years working as a corrections officer at the Pottawatomie County Jail. He is also survived by his wife, Judy; daughters, Angela Coleman (Keith),

  • Editorials | February 28, 2014

    If preschoolers can get healthier…

    It seems that whenever good health news crosses the horizon, there’s always a “but.” So it is with the unquestionably good news from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that obesity in children 2 to 5 years old declined markedly in just less than a

  • Letters | February 28, 2014

    Residents of Riley, too, remember Ehlers fondly

    To the Editor: I read with interest the articles in the Manhattan Mercury last week regarding the passing of Walter Ehlers and his place in history as a great American and the only Manhattan resident to receive the Congressional Medal of Honor. The small town

  • Letters | February 28, 2014

    It’s true; I’m heterosexual

    To the Editor: I have thought about this for a long time and don’t want to put it off any longer. I have decided it is finally time to public. Well, here goes… I want to announce that I am heterosexual. I have felt

  • Letters | February 28, 2014

    Was governor painting picture of students’ future?

    To the Editor: I couldn’t help wondering if our esteemed governor was telling the Wilson Elementary School child pictured in the Feb. 25 edition how he was going to continue reducing the resources that the child’s teachers had to work with. Or maybe the

  • Men's Basketball | February 28, 2014

    Cats hope road win brings confidence

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    Perhaps Marcus Foster said it best. When things started to go fast at Texas Tech this past Tuesday, Kansas State expected to lose. After the Wildcats (19-9, 9-6 Big 12) defeated No. 15 Texas and No. 7 Kansas in back-to-back home games early in February, things got tough —

  • Women's Basketball | February 28, 2014

    K-State women take aim at second straight win

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    Their records are both very different, and after Wednesday night, probably so are their moods as the Kansas State women hit the road for Stillwater, Okla., to face Oklahoma State on Saturday at 2 p.m. K-State is trying put together a strong finish to an

  • Local |Business | February 28, 2014

    Mercy Regional to become Via Christi Hospital in sale

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    Say farewell to Mercy Regional Health Center. No, Manhattan’s signature, 150-bed hospital isn’t going anywhere — but it officially changed ownership on Friday. Mercy now belongs fully to Via Christi Health, a Catholic, not-for-profit organization of medical facilities that is the largest health care

  • Manhattan High School | February 27, 2014

    MHS ready for state wrestling

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    As tough a schedule as Manhattan High has wrestled, and as many tough weekend tournaments they’ve competed in this season, head coach Robert Gonzales knows this is the one that counts. The Manhattan wrestling team is sending 12 athletes to the Class 6A state tournament

  • Local |Kansas State University | February 27, 2014

    Model U.N. team captures awards

    Kansas State University’s Model United Nations team has successfully returned to competition. The team won three awards at the 54th Midwest Model U.N. Conference in St. Louis, Feb. 19-22. It was the first Kansas State University team to compete at a regional Model


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