Saturday, June 25, 2016


  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | June 22, 2016

    Burton makes first appearance in court

    A Manhattan developer and former USD 378 employee facing four counts of unlawful sexual relations made his first appearance in Riley County District Court Wednesday.

  • Local |Government & Politics | June 24, 2016

    GOP looks to pass schools plan

    Top Republicans hoped Friday to push an education funding plan through the Kansas Legislature that would satisfy a court mandate and end the looming threat that public schools across the state may have to shut down.

  • Local |Business | June 24, 2016

    Dierks Bentley highlights first night of festival

    The first words out of country crooner Dierks Bentley’s mouth Thursday were met with screams, cheering and applause at the opening night of the 21st-annual Country Stampede. Bentley was the headliner for the evening.

  • Local |Business | June 24, 2016

    Metal-loving Mercury reporter goes country… sort of

    As I drove over the Tuttle Creek Dam and looked down into the makeshift city propped up on the state park’s campgrounds for this weekend’s Country Stampede, I counted my blessings.

  • Local |Business | June 24, 2016

    Via Christi to open new entrance on Thursday

    Via Christi Hospital’s new patient entrance and admissions area will open Thursday, according to a report from hospital officials.

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