A home at 1307 Poyntz Ave. sits on blocks in preparation to move to the back of the lot so workers can dig a basement and pour a new foundation. The home is owned by Doug Schwartz and Mary Ellen Avery.

  • Currie to take AD job at Tenn.

    Kansas State athletics director John Currie is headed back to the University of Tennessee, K-State athletics department sources confirmed to The Mercury on Tuesday.

  • Cats look for positives in last stretch

    Kansas State’s lost eight of its last 10 games, there are rumors about coach Bruce Weber’s future with the program and the Wildcats are holding on for dear life to any NCAA tournament chances they have.

  • Veatch has K-State, MHS background

    Long before he was named the acting Kansas State athletic director on Tuesday, Laird Veatch had a deep established relationship with Manhattan and the university.

  • Currie leaves complicated legacy

    Depending on who was asked on Tuesday, there was a degree of both jubilation and anger involved with the news of Kansas State athletic director John Currie accepting the same position at Tennessee.


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    Manhattan High School wrestlers pose with the Kansas Class 6A championship trophy at the state wrestling meet in Park City. The Indians notched 170 team points to top second place Haysville- Campus’ 148.5.



    • Few will enjoy new movie ‘The Great Wall’

      In a 2004 movie called “Team America: World Police,” Trey Parker and Matt Stone (famous for the “South Park” TV show) have their marionette version of Matt Damon speak as if he had been hit in the middle of the forehead with a 12-pound sledge.

    • MAC troupe offers farce ‘The Nerd’

      This past Friday evening Manhattan Arts Center’s Grosh Performance Hall hosted the opening night for Larry Shue’s 1981 comedy The Nerd, the third production in MAC acting company’s 2016-2017 performance season.

    • Advocate connects families, victims to help

      Families and victims of abuse or neglect who seek help usually have a lot of questions.


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