• Blue Valley’s Hatesohl reflects on KU Relays

    Georgia Hatesohl had never run in a meet that big. The senior hurdler at Blue Valley had competed in the 1A state meet as a sophomore, but the Kansas Relays featured high school and college athletes from all over the .

  • MHS soccer beats Wichita Heights, 10-0, on Friday

    Manhattan head girls’ soccer coach Mike Sanchez thinks the best is yet to come for his team, but Friday’s 10-0 win over Wichita Heights was pretty sweet. “I think we’re starting to put the pieces together,” he said. “.

  • MHS track and field takes second at Seaman Relays

    Despite gloomy clouds, Manhattan recorded several personal bests at the Seaman Relays on Friday. Both the boys’ and girls’ teams took second place, with the boys recording 73 points and the girls finishing with 76. Junction City won the girls’ side with 89 .

  • Ethier’s triple lifts K-State to 6-5 win over Abilene Christian

    Even before Josh Ethier slid safely into third base Friday afternoon, the Kansas State third baseman’s line drive into the right-center gap had all the makings of a game-changer. He slapped the seventh-inning pitch into the outfield turf and .

  • Willis, Lee selected in NFL draft

    The guy Bill Snyder called the “epitome” of Kansas State football is now a Cincinnati Bengal. The Bengals selected defensive end Jordan Willis in the third round, 73rd overall, in the 2017 NFL Draft in Philadelphia. Last year, Willis tied the .

  • 4,000 fort soldiers to deploy to Europe

    Some 4,000 Dagger Brigade soldiers will deploy to Europe this fall, Fort Riley officials announced Friday. The 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, is scheduled to deploy in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve. The unit will go as part .

  • K-State officially welcomes President Richard Myers Officalksupres

    K-State President Richard Myers said moving back to the university was not hard, but it was special. “K-State is home for us,” he said. “(My wife) Mary Jo and I have so many wonderful memories and friends from this campus.” .

  • Residents gassed after meter misread

    Many Manhattan residents saw a significant increase in this month’s gas bill from Kansas Gas Service after the company found that an employee had misread meters on certain routes. Kansas Gas Service customers have contacted The Mercury about their .

  • Wamego honor flight to Washington a family affair Wamego1

    More than 40 years had passed since Gerald Schmidt had been back to Washington, D.C., where he was stationed before and after the Vietnam War. This week, he spent two days in the capital, with his granddaughter Kaydra Schmidt. Gerald .

  • MHS student found dead from self-inflicted gunshot wound

    A Manhattan High School student died from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound Thursday. The Riley County Police Department responded to a report of suicide at 8:30 p.m. and found Elaina LaGabed, 17, dead at the scene. LaGabed was a student at .

  • Tammy Lynn Britton

    Tammy Lynn Britton, 39, of Manhattan, passed away unexpectedly at home on April 24, 2017. She was a loving wife and mother, sister, daughter, and friend. She will be remembered for her loving heart and sarcastic wit and missed by many people. Tammy .


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