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  1. Producing summer's "Beauty and Beast" a big undertakingRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Manhattan Mercury

    At 166 or so, the youthful cast of Manhattan Parks and Rec's 2017 "Summer Youth Musical" may have been near the recent record for participants in local theatrical productions. Toss in a pit band of 14 and a staff of 36 and you've got an idea of the sort of organizational job it was to put on "Disney's Beauty and the Beast" this summer in K-State's McCain Auditorium.

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  2. Kaw Valley Rodeo welcomes new announcer, barrelmanRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Manhattan Mercury

    Tanner Phipps competes during the bareback riding event at the Kaw Valley Rodeo on Friday in Wells Arena. Rodeo competitors entertained for the second night all while trying to post a top three score in their respective events.

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  3. 072317_CowboyDay03Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Manhattan Mercury

    Men dressed in Union Army uniforms chat with visitors at the National Day of the Cowboy celebration at the Flint Hills Discovery Center on Saturday. Esther Clark, of Nicodemus, sews in a tent at the National Day of the Cowboy celebration at the Flint Hills Discovery Center on Saturday.

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  4. Club news for July 23, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Manhattan Mercury

    Sharon Kriss and Debbie Fair were second, Judy Hildreth and Linda Schottler were third, Karen Williamson and Rosalie King were fourth, and Robin Spencer and Sherry Downey were fifth in flight A and third in flight B. Graham Rose and Connie Noble also qualified to move on to the unit finals. The bridge group meets each Monday at the Seniors Center and invites all bridge players to come and try duplicate bridge.

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  5. Bowmar-GillerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Manhattan Mercury

    Chelsie is the daughter of Jeri and Tim Bowmar of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma. She holds a bachelor's degree in strategic communications from Oklahoma State University.

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  6. 'Tao of Bill Murray' analyzes actor's public clowningRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Manhattan Mercury

    Let's cut to the chase here: There are no references in this book to Bill Murray's legendary appearances in Manhattan. Dammit.

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  7. Harry's to close deli for private diningRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 21 | Manhattan Mercury

    Harry's Restaurant announced Friday that it will permanently close Harry's Deli in August to create a private dining space. Officials said the deli's last day will be Aug.18, and the private dining space is scheduled to open in October.

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  8. 4-H youth build confidence through fashion showRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 21 | Manhattan Mercury

    Katie Pralle, 17, of Randolph, shows off her gown at the 2017 Riley County 4-H Fashion Revue on Thursday at Manhattan Town Center. Pralle, the 2017 Riley County Fair queen, won reserve champion for the dress.

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  9. WaltersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 21 | Manhattan Mercury

    Dale and Phyllis Walters celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on July 16 with a day planned by their children Kevin Walters, Mark Walters and Pam Biggs. They enjoyed dinner at Famous Dave's followed by cake and homemade ice cream at the home of Kevin and his wife, Teresa.

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  10. Sometimes change is hard to acceptRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 21 | Manhattan Mercury

    Change is coming to downtown Manhattan's dining scene. And that reminds us that, well, sometimes change is hard to accept.

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  11. Emergency officials work mock plane crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 20 | Manhattan Mercury

    Dummies lay on the ground at the site of a mock plane crash near Manhattan Regional Airport on Wednesday. The event gave area emergency responders a chance to train for a worst-case scenario.

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  12. Snyder named to Bobby Dodd Trophy watch listRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 20 | Manhattan Mercury

    Kansas State head coach Bill Snyder is one of 19 FBS coaches to be named to the watch list for the 2017 Bobby Dodd Coach of the Year Trophy. Snyder, a 2015 inductee into the College Football Hall of Fame, is one of only two Big 12 coaches on this year's list, joining Oklahoma State's Mike Gundy.

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  13. Dusty Bookshelf's future still up in the airRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 19 | Manhattan Mercury

    City building official Brad Claussen said Roger and Sherilynn Bender, the building's owners from Sunrise Beach, Missouri, applied for a permit earlier this week to gut the building at 700 N. Manhattan Ave. A March 2 fire destroyed the building. Claussen said BHS Construction, the project's general contractor, likely will begin work on Monday or Tuesday in the Aggieville space that the Benders leased to the bookstore, owned by Diane Meredith.

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  14. City: 85 to 90 percent of rentals registeredRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 19 | Manhattan Mercury

    City officials said 85 to 90 percent of the city's rental properties are registered for a recently adopted program. Earlier this year, the Manhattan City Commission unanimously approved a rental registration program.

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  15. Moran deserves applause on standRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 19 | Manhattan Mercury

    J erry Moran, who has a home in Manhattan, has played a central role in the collapse of the Republican effort to change the health care system. We applaud what he's done.

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  16. Police report for July 28Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 18 | Manhattan Mercury

    4, for driving under the influence, driving while suspended and liquor consumption by minor. Confined on $1,500 bond.

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  17. Risner named to Wuerffel Trophy watch listRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 18 | Manhattan Mercury

    For the second time in two weeks, Kansas State junior offensive lineman Dalton Risner has been honored for his work both on and off the field as he was named to the watch list for the 2017 Wuerffel Trophy, the All Sports Association of Fort Walton Beach announced on Tuesday. Risner, who was named to the AFCA Good Works Team last week, is one of 108 players in the nation up for the Wuerffel Trophy, known as college football's top award for community service.

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  18. Kenneth W. CadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 17 | Manhattan Mercury

    Kenneth Wayne Cade, 58, of Junction City passed away Tuesday, July 11th, 2017. Kenneth entered in to his life on June 28, 1959 in Lafayette, LA the son of the late Audrey Mae and Ovie Cade, Sr. On Oct. 21, 1994 he was united in marriage to Christine Peoples in Manhattan and she survives.

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  19. The most reverend Ned SeatonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 17 | Manhattan Mercury

    The law in Kansas does not require a person to be an ordained minister to conduct a legal wedding. All the law requires is that the person doing the wedding - the "officiant" - get the parties to declare their intent, which is basically the "I do" part of the ceremony.

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  20. City to consider establishing cemetery columbarium feesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 17 | Manhattan Mercury

    The Manhattan City Commission on Tuesday will consider amending cemetery rules to establish fees for purchasing a grave space in what's called a "columbarium" at Sunrise Cemetery. The city will hear the first reading of a proposed ordinance amendment relating to city owned and operated cemeteries.

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