subscribe
Mostly Cloudy

72°



  • MHS forensics team looks to pick up where debate left off Debate1.phatch

    Manhattan High School debate and forensics team’s classroom is encrusted with trophies, plaques and awards won throughout the program’s 50-year history. Ceiling tiles have been removed to accommodate plastic columns, silver spires and mahogany frames that sprout from .

  • Eco-devo money focus of retreat

    City commissioners were asked to look to ahead as they debated what to do with remaining economic development funds at a Thursday retreat. “I just wanted to have this discussion because I didn’t feel we were looking at the .

  • Victim testifies at hearing on July marijuana robbery

    A witness recounted being robbed at gunpoint on Thursday at a preliminary hearing for a former MHS athlete accused of stealing marijuana. Hudson Philip testified in Riley County Court about the July 10 incident when two men — Trey Campbell, 21, and Ty .

  • How much does that roundabout really cost?

    Q: Will it really cost the city $5 million to build a roundabout? A: No. Well, at least the answer is no if you’re referring to the proposed roundabout at the intersection where West Anderson Avenue crosses Kimball Avenue as .

  • Victim testifies in rape hearing

    A Fort Riley soldier who is accused of rape in an Aug. 30 incident in the parking lot of the local movie theater appeared in court Friday morning for his preliminary hearing. Spc. Sean Wedgwood, 23, Fort Riley, allegedly raped a woman, .

  • Man pleads in stabbing case

    An Ogden man accused of stabbing a man in the neck during a July robbery pleaded no contest on Thursday to aggravated battery. As part of his plea negotiations, Johnny Cossey, 38, had the remainder of his charges dismissed for his .

  • 7th person files for USD 378

    A seventh person filed to run for a spot on the Riley County school board Thursday afternoon. Jared Larson of Leonardville put his name in for the April 7 election. He is a third-grade teacher at Keith L. Ware Elementary on .

  • Justice selection method works well

    Secretary of State Kris Kobach doesn’t think the justices on the Kansas Supreme Court hold a candle to those Kansans who are tapped for positions in the federal court system. The reason, he said, is that the way the .

  • ‘Fierce urgency of now’ needed

    Having begun in August, the continuous demonstrations in Ferguson, Mo., now represent the longest period of active protests in the United States since Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Rosa Parks led the Montgomery bus boycott in 1955. In his politico..

  • ‘Blackhat’ feels like a sequel that is missing part one Christopher.conner1

    Chris Hemsworth stars as improbably physical computer hacker Nick Hathaway in director Michael Mann’s “Blackhat.” Serving time for hacking some bank computer systems, Hemsworth finds a way to use his skills by hacking over a cellphone. The unrepentant Hathaway .

  • ROBERT CHARLES ‘BOB’ PATTERSON

    Robert Charles “Bob” Patterson, 67, died Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015, at his home in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. He was born far from his beloved plains in Philadelphia, Pa., to parents Jean Wedeman and Robert Archibald Patterson on .

  • JAMES L. COPELAND

    James L. Copeland, 83, of Manhattan died Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, at his residence. He was born on April 7, 1931, in Champaign, Ill., and had been a longtime Manhattan resident. Additional obituary and service information will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 .






PUBLIC SALARY DATABASE

Subscribers can access a list of local public employees' 2014 pay records.


You can subscribe for as little as $1.99.








Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | The Manhattan Mercury, 318 North 5th Street, Manhattan, Kansas, 66502 | Copyright 2016