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  • Letters | December 10, 2013

    Youth teams have long been welcome in school facilities

    To the Editor: I was very disappointed to see the following quote in Sunday’s Mercury regarding the use of Manhattan-Ogden School District facilities by local sports teams: “Frank Beer, a local business owner who has (been) vocal in supporting the feasibility study, put it

  • Obituaries | December 10, 2013

    JOHN KNOST

    John Hugh Knost, 88, of St. George, died Monday at the Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. John was born on May 21, 1925, in Grove Springs, Mo. He was the son of Charles Edward Knost and Betty Jane (Turner)

  • Obituaries | December 10, 2013

    MARVIN CARL

    Marvin D. Carl, 77, of Manhattan, died Sunday at Via Christi Village. The family provided some of the following information. Marvin was born in Middlebranch, Neb., on Oct. 9, 1936. He was the son of Adeline Rose (Podany) Ruroede, and the late Delbert Carl. On Feb. 10, 1962 at Norfolk,

  • Obituaries | December 10, 2013

    KENNETH HARVEY PIEL

    Kenneth Harvey Piel, 73, of Topeka, formerly of Paxico, died Sunday at Stormont-Vail Healthcare. He was a life-long resident of the Paxico area. Ken was born Nov. 4, 1940, in McFarland. He was the son of William and Josephine Meinholdt Piel.  He attended local schools and graduated

  • Obituaries | December 10, 2013

    HENRY VOGL

    Henry “Hank” Daniel Vogel, 95, of Manhattan, died Monday at Homestead of Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. Hank was born Oct. 29, 1918, in Rossville. He was the son of Henry and Myrle (Hall) Vogel. He was a graduate of Berryton High School. 

  • Football | December 10, 2013

    Cats look to end bowl winless drought

    Now that Kansas State knows it’s headed to the Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl to face Michigan, the Wildcats’ focus turns to actually winning the game. (Kansas State’s Tramaine Thompson (left) runs ahead of a TCU defender during a game on Nov. 16 at Bill

  • Football | December 10, 2013

    Six Wildcats on AP All-Big 12 teams

    Led by first-teamers Tyler Lockett, Ty Zimmerman and Ryan Mueller, Kansas State placed six players on the Associated Press All-Big 12 teams, the organization announced Monday. In addition to Lockett, Zimmerman and Mueller, the Wildcats’ second-team members included center B.J. Finney, offensive lineman Cornelius Lucas

  • Arts, Leisure | December 09, 2013

    The rising star of Manhattanite Bridget Everett

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    Little Apple native Bridget Everett was profiled in the online magazine Stargayzing, in an article published Monday. Everett moved to The Big Apple in 2004 to launch her entertainment career. Since then she has become known for talents in singing, comedy, and cabaret performance. On Nov. 8,

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | December 09, 2013

    Ogden man sentenced for second-degree murder

    An Ogden man accused of killing his girlfriend’s baby was sentenced Monday in Riley County District Court for second-degree murder. Michael Dechant, 20, was sentenced to 26 years and nine months in prison in a plea agreement. Dechant reportedly told police that he shook 6-month-old Dominick

  • Local |Government, Politics | December 09, 2013

    Parks and rec venue plan hits commission

    Here comes the first pitch. City commissioners will hear a presentation from a local group known proposing a huge revamping of Manhattan’s sports and recreation facilities at their Tuesday work session. The public event is scheduled for 5 p.m. at City Hall. The meeting


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