The Manhattan Christian College men’s basketball team dropped a home contest against Southwestern College (Winfield), 74-69 on Tuesday night. Southwestern jumped out to an early 8-2 lead to open the game and was able to maintain that margin throughout the first half. It
A K-State team has received a grant from the National Science Foundation’s Major Research Institute for an instrument that could help with breakthroughs in animal and human health as well as cancer treatment. The grant amounts to nearly $1.3 million The instrument is a modified
Cox Communications customers experienced cable outages Tuesday. The problem started in mid-morning and had not been corrected by noon. Customers watching TV saw channels with frozen images or a “Temporarily Off Air” message. At The Mercury’s press time, the issue had not been resolved.
The USD 383 school board will hear from school principals during its meeting at 5:30 pm Wednesday in the Robinson Education Center. This is the first of two meetings dedicated to site council reports. The second is scheduled for January. Each school’s principal will receive 30 minutes
Our country has had its share of storms from the sea, with Superstorm Sandy barely a year ago and Hurricane Katrina in 2005 among the most destructive. In recent days the Philippines has reeled from another monster, Typhoon Haiyan. It’s been described as the strongest
To the Editor: Mrs Borck’s Community Based Instruction class would like to thank the following individuals and businesses for allowing us to work at or tour their businesses during the first quarter of this school year. Community Based Instruction is a special education program
To the Editor: Recently another newspaper printed the most bitter letter I’ve ever read. It was a long letter that listed all the wrongs the writer felt others were doing. The culprits he listed were our president, all Democrats and all liberals. And “old
The hit Broadway musical “Memphis” will be performed at 7 pm Friday at Kansas State University’s McCain Auditorium. “Memphis,” inspired by actual events, is set in the underground dance clubs of 1950s’ Memphis. It features a radio announcer who wants to change the world and
Nevin “Rocky” Rockwell, 85, of Manhattan, died Monday at the Leonardville Nursing Home in Leonardville. Additional obituary information will be announced by the Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home in Riley.
Chris Hemsworth returns to the role of Thor in the Marvel Studios film “Thor 2: The Dark World.” Accepted back into Asgard, Thor’s task of returning peace to the nine realms is nearly complete. Still, he does not seem to be fully accepting his role
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