• NELL ANN ADAMS

    Nell Ann Adams, 87, of Enterprise, died Monday, Feb. 16, 2015, at Enterprise Estate Nursing Center. She was born Dec. 18, 1927, in Pearl and was the daughter of Henry and Leola (Taylor) Rutz. Nell Ann graduated from Chapman High School in 1945. She married Edmond .

  • SUSAN OLIVE URBAN

    Susan Olive Urban, 76, died Monday, Feb. 16, 2015. She was born on July 28, 1938, in Wapello County, Iowa, to Samuel and Olive (Davis) George. Susan graduated from Manhattan High School in 1956. Susan worked at Glendale Samaritan and Banner Thunderbird hospitals and retired after 26 .

  • HAROLD G. JOHNSON

    Harold G. Johnson, 90, of Rapid City, South Dakota, and formerly of Wamego, died Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015, at Rapid City Regional Hospital. Harold was born July 20, 1924, in Manhattan to LeRoy and Myrtle (Gittings) Johnson. He graduated from high school at Wamego and .

  • MABEL AGNES BAILEY

    Mabel Agnes Bailey, 92, of Belvue, died Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015, in Manhattan. She was born July 10, 1922, in rural Auburn, the daughter of George A. and Bertha Cellars Moore. Mabel worked as a cook in the food service department at Kansas State University. .

  • Wildcats cruise past Akron to open WNIT

    There was no way Haley Texada’s career was going to come to an end Thursday night. To be sure, the Kansas State senior poured in a career-high 30 points to lead the Wildcats to a blowout 86-68 victory over Akron .

  • Cats open season at Tulsa

    The Kansas State women’s rowing team opens its spring campaign with head-to-head competition on Saturday against the University of Tulsa on the Verdigris River. Training for the past week in Tulsa for their annual Spring Camp, the Wildcats will .

  • K-State’s Lockett named Jet Award winner

    Kansas State all-purpose All-American Tyler Lockett has been named the winner of the 2014 Johnny “Jet” Rodgers National College Football Return Specialist Award, the award’s committee announced Thursday. Known as “The Jet Award,” the honor was established in 2011 to recognize .

  • Seatons mark 100 years of publishing The Mercury

    A local family today is celebrating 100 years of publishing The Manhattan Mercury. How that came about is the story of a couple of lucky breaks. Or rather, an unlucky break that turned very lucky. In simplest terms the Seaton family .

  • It’s time to write a history of you

    In a recent letter to the editor, Charles Kempthorne of Manhattan suggested that all of us take some time to write a few lines about our lives. We’d like to echo that thought. By “writing,” we mean actually sitting .

  • Man gets 10 years for 2008 murder

    A Leonardville man diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia was sentenced on Wednesday to more than 10 years in prison for stabbing a pest exterminator to death seven years ago. Judge David Stutzman sentenced Howard Barrett to 123 months in prison with 36 months of .

  • Someone with a concealed weapon may save your life

    To the Editor: RE:  Businesses that ban guns. Are you safe or unsafe shopping there? The scare now is that ISIS says it is going to target shopping malls. OK, do you really believe that?  Are you going .

  • Fire destroys home in rural Wamego area Fire1.phatch

    A fire Wednesday afternoon destroyed a rural Wamego home. About 35 firefighters from Blue Township and St. George fire departments responded to 5280 Jamie Circle. The call came at approximately 3 p.m., said Chris Trudo, Pottawatomie County emergency management director. Firefighters remained .





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