• Parasite concern closes Wamego pool indefinitely Pool1.mercury

    Wamego officials closed the city’s municipal pool Wednesday after confirming a patron was carrying a parasite that causes diarrhea. Officials at the Wamego Recreation Department said they have no timeline for reopening but are following state guidelines to restore .

  • Make your way to the theaters to see ‘The Gift’

    In August, street construction always turns Manhattan into a bureaucrat’s credo. But if you can somehow route yourself out to Seth Child, there are some interesting movies currently playing in town. One of them is “The Gift,” a suspense .

  • Complex owes nearly $200K in 2014 back taxes

    A Manhattan apartment complex owes nearly $200,000 in back taxes from 2014, according to the Riley County Treasurer’s office. Manhattan Scenic Woods LLC, owner of the Manhattan Scenic Woods apartment complex, owes $193,817.58 in back taxes on two properties for 2014, according to .

  • Cameron: Kansas City has Cueto fever: Now Royals need to sign him Sc -- magazine mug.phatch

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Johnny Cueto isn’t just a very good baseball pitcher. He’s Elvis in dreadlocks. Or he’s any other showbiz act for which people have paid ridiculous money and gone to insane lengths just to be .

  • Brownback’s brother is another part of the drama

    To the Editor: When I was a kid, I enjoyed movies about the Old West and its characters. One thing for certain, there was justice. The good people always prevailed, and the criminals were dealt with quickly. Fast forward to .


    Leah Harvey, 100, of Leonardville, died Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015, at the Leonardville Nursing Home. She was born on Feb. 18, 1915, on a farm north of Green. She was the daughter of Alvin George and Ethel (Lyon) Pfeifley. She was a housewife and farmed .


    Jeri Lynn Jackson, 59, died Monday, Aug. 10, 2015,  at her home in Dodge City. She was born Nov. 26, 1955, at Dodge City. She was the daughter of Raymond and Florence “Flossie” (Konrade) Gleason. A lifetime Dodge City resident, she owned and operated .

  • County to give public access to new mapping technology

    Riley County commissioners Thursday gave county IT staff members the green light to make new GIS mapping technology available to the public. The new features include a mobile component of the Esri GIS mapping system currently in use, which will .

  • McDaniel makes name as big hitter Mcdaniel.mercury

    Everyone learned one thing about Danzel McDaniel in his first year with Kansas State. He can hit and hit hard. At 6-foot-1, the senior cornerback is built more like a safety who hits like a linebacker. McDaniel has parts of .

  • Optimist Sting to hold tryouts

    The Manhattan Optimist Sting 18-and-under fastpitch softball team will be holding tryouts Saturday, Aug. 15 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Optimist Park in Manhattan. The Sting went 31-11 this past season and are looking for 4-5 players to help .

  • K-State to re-launch Varsity K Club

    As part of its commitment to a world-class student-athlete experience, K-State Athletics has announced details for the re-launch of the Varsity K Club for all former Wildcat student-athletes. The Varsity K Club, which can be dated back to the early 1940.

  • Open horseshow set for this Saturday

    The Blackjack Saddle Club will host an open horse show on Saturday, Aug. 15, beginning at 9 a.m. at CiCo Park in Manhattan. There will be competition in pleasure and speed events divided into age groups with prizes for top entries, .


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