• Willis aims to fill Mueller’s shoes 75 willis, jordan - mug.mercury

    If Jordan Willis has any hope of filling the void at defensive end left by Ryan Mueller, he knows it will be done with a big motor. Ask almost anyone within the Kansas State football program about Mueller and they’.

  • QB Waters hopes to stick with Seahawks

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Earlier in the summer, former Kansas State quarterback Jake Waters was busy helping former teammate and wide receiver Curry Sexton with some youth football camps around Kansas. Once that was over, Waters went back to his hometown — .

  • Heroic act shines over troubled world

    Apart from some timely heroism aboard a train in France, it hasn’t been a good few days for the world.  A sampling of recent or lingering woes: • Stock markets across the globe have plummeted, with the drops attributed .

  • ‘American Ultra’ generally amusing, but will it sell? G.w.clift1

    “American Ultra,” with its solid cast and sharp editing, was going to be amusing to watch. The question was, could it be a hit? The concept, which was not altogether new, was still going to be tricky to sell. The .


    Harvey Warren Haas, 90, of Manhattan, died Friday, Aug. 21, 2015, at the Via Christi Village in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. Harvey was born on July 27, 1925, in Wichita. When he was twelve the family moved from Augusta to .


    Veronica Lynn Burks, 48, of Wamego, died Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015, at Wamego Health Center. Veronica was born on Sept. 2, 1966, to Gary and Jackie (King) Roudybush in Tecumseh, Nebraska. She is survived by her mother, Jackie (Darrell) Davis, Midwest City, Oklahoma; son, Hank (.


    Elsie Merritt Thompson, 95, died Monday, Aug. 24, 2015, at Meadowlark Hills, just seven days shy of her 96th birthday. She was born Aug. 31, 1919, to Arthur and Dora Merritt, near Manhattan. She graduated from Stockdale High School and Palmer Secretarial School in Manhattan .


    Delores K. Coty, 77, of Manhattan, died Sunday, August 23, 2015, at the Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan. She was born on Feb. 26, 1938, in Horton. She was the daughter of Wyatt and Genevieve (Schuetz) Armstrong. Complete obituary information and service times are pending .

  • Unpaid property taxes steady

    Delinquent property taxes in Riley County have remained fairly steady over the past five years. Riley County commissioners expressed concern about this year’s numbers at a public budget hearing last week. While not inconsequential in terms of the budget — .

  • K-State students settle in at residence halls during move-in day Movein.mercury

    With three children moving into three different colleges this week, John and Lisa Rosa are well versed in move-in day strategy. Luckily, moving their youngest daughter, Kimberly, into her K-State dorm room Saturday was their last stop. “At this point, .

  • Library sees record participation

    Library patrons broke records with their reading this summer, according to a press release. Manhattan Public Library’s summer reading program included 2,488 children under 13 who read for a total of 948,342 minutes this summer. Teen reading doubled compared with the previous .

  • Unemployment remains low in July

    Manhattan’s unemployment rate remains the lowest among metropolitan areas in the state for July. A report released Friday by the Kansas Department of Labor showed that unemployment for the Manhattan area, including Riley and Pottawatomie counties, was at 4.4 percent. .


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