Pottawatomie County Commissioners Monday approved a multipurpose rezoning designation at the southwest corner of the intersection of U.S. Highway 24 and Blackjack Road. The commission, however, decided against paving Blackjack Road farther south than the entrance to a proposed new .
The Riley County Police Department arrested on Friday a Manhattan man in connection with an August rape. Timothy Charles Ayers, 41, 2109 Knox Circle, was arrested for a rape reported Aug. 15, said Matt Droge, RCPD public information officer. The victim is in .
Police are not releasing further information on two former standout Manhattan High athletes who were arrested Friday in connection with an aggravated robbery incident that occurred in July. The two men, Trey Campbell, 1122 Garden Way Apt. B, and Ty Suggs,1230 .
Renee Miller, 88, of Frankfort, died Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014, at the Frankfort Community Care Home. The family provided the following information. Renee was born on Sept. 6, 1926, in Topeka, the daughter of Daniel and Mary (Dowd) Donahy. She graduated from Frankfort High .
Entering the pre-Christmas release doldrums there are few new features hitting the cinema. One animated feature willing to compete against Katniss Everdeen is “Penguins of Madagascar.” Spun off from the successful “Madagascar” series of films, this is the first feature-length .
Curtis Lowell Henning, 75, of the Lake Elbo community east of Manhattan, died Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014, at his residence. The family provided the following information. Curtis was born on Oct. 2, 1939, in Lakefield, Minn., the son of Lowell William and Camilla Irene (Curtis) .
Brent Eugene Kilbourn, 17, of Riley, died Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014, as the result of an automobile accident west of Manhattan. The family provided the following information. Brent was born on Feb. 2, 1997, in Colby, the son of Buck Eugene and Angella Michelle (Foncannon) .
In the summertime, Kansas can boast some truly impressive — and pesky — mosquitoes. Sometimes they even bring exotic sounding ailments like the West Nile or chikungunya virus, which can cause misery and, on occasion, even claim lives. But Kansans — and residents .
To the Editor: Good deeds need to be recognized! Recently, a friend suffered a grand mal seizure while in middle school class. She was transported by ambulance to Mercy Hospital. Her parents were immediately summoned from their jobs . Her .
To the Editor: After reading Sandra Pottorff’s letter in Sunday’s Mercury, I also couldn’t help wondering why there haven’t been an equal number of letters praising our state and its leaders. Could it be that .
To the Editor: I am disappointed in the Dec. 3 review of “Mockingjay Part 1” by G.W. Clift. Having read all three “Hunger Games” books and seen the first two movies, I was drawn in by the headline that this movie .
To the Editor: Wow! Is the Little Apple’s face red! All these years, we have trusted Karen McCulloh’s intelligence and integrity and have twice elected her to our City Commission, where she has served as our mayor. Our .
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