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  • Local |Kansas State University |Arts, Leisure | March 31, 2014

    ‘Anton in Show Business’ comes to Purple Masque

    Kansas State University’s K-State Theatre will present the madcap comedy “Anton in Show Business” by Jane Martin at 7:30 p.m. April 3-5 in East Stadium’s Purple Masque Theatre. This play follows three actresses across the footlights, down the rabbit hole and into a

  • Local |Kansas State University | March 31, 2014

    Everyone invited to slow down, view art at K-State

    The Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art is inviting everyone to slow down and enjoy a special day appreciating some special art. The Kansas State University art museum is taking part in the sixth annual global Slow Art Day on Saturday, April 12. From 10 a.m.

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | March 30, 2014

    Manhattan girl dies in AZ

    Naomi McClendon, a Manhattan woman going to college in Arizona, died over the weekend in a fall from a balcony. Story from the Arizona Republic:

  • Local | March 30, 2014

    Public takes advantage of activities at Tuttle Creek


    In gorgeous weather with the scent of burning prairie smoke filling the air, area residents emerged from a long winter to enjoy the annual open house at Tuttle Creek Lake on Saturday. Visitors ran in a “Zombie 5K,” took nature walks, threw tomahawks and shot

  • Local |Government, Politics | March 30, 2014

    Sherow takes swing at Huelskamp

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    Former Manhattan mayor Jim Sherow said U.S. Rep. Tim Huelskamp can’t effectively represent his district’s agriculture needs. Sherow discussed ag concerns and other issues during an interview at The Mercury on Friday. The K-State history professor and former city commissioner (2007 to 2012) is

  • Local |Government, Politics | March 30, 2014

    Legislators talk finance, elections

    Area legislators weighed on Saturday on a couple of warm issues: the Kansas Supreme Court school finance decision and a proposal to hold local elections in the fall. State representatives Sydney Carlin, Tom Phillips, Ron Highland and Sen. Tom Hawk kicked around concerns submitted at “

  • I Wonder |Local |Business | March 30, 2014

    What’s the scoop on all these business rumors?

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    Q: Time for the annual Kohl’s question. Can you confirm the latest rumors? Early Edition is moving from their east location to the old Lemmy’s Pizza building. With Kmart and others moving out, Kohl’s is building a store at that location. Sam’

  • Local |Business | March 30, 2014

    Kite’s suspension to be appealed

    The owner of Kite’s Bar & Grill, Inc., is appealing a Kansas Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control’s decision to suspend the establishment’s liquor license for four days. Kite’s owner Rusty Wilson will appear at a hearing in the Kansas Court of

  • Local |Kansas State University | March 30, 2014

    Students organize open house focused on K-State stories

    A group of Kansas State University students is weaving together a tale of fun and exploration at this year’s All-University Open House. On Saturday, April 5, the yearlong work of the event’s core coordinating committee will pay off with a celebration to remember. Students

  • Local |Business | March 30, 2014

    Weis Real Estate wins awards

    The Manhattan office of Realty Executives Weis Real Estate has been honored with top regional and international awards. Realty Executives International named Jerry and Linda Weis and the Manhattan brokerage to their “Broker-Owner Circle of Excellence” award at a special event in Phoenix, and Broker-Owner

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