• MATC announces a SkillsUSA national competitor

    Robert Brehmer, a Manhattan Area Technical College Air Conditioning and Refrigeration student, placed 1st in the State HVAC SkillsUSA competition, earning his way to the national competition to be held June 22 - 26 in Louisville, Kentucky. Marshall Manly, also an HVAC .

  • Flint Hills Christian awards students

    Flint Hills Christian School hosted its Secondary Honors Night May 7 at Living Word Church. In addition to scholarship and honor roll announcements, top students in each class were recognized. Senior Chaustin Root and junior Ashlyn Shultz received the Strong Heart .

  • FHCS student places in journalism competition

    Jessica Crespino, a sophomore at Flint Hills Christian School, placed second in copy editing for 1A/2A schools in the Kansas Scholastic Press Association state contest held May 1 at the University of Kansas in Lawrence. Crespino qualified for the state .

  • Anthony Middle School awarded for service

    Anthony Middle School was recognized for the Centennial Middle School League school service award for community involvement recently. The award is determined by student enrollment, money raised, items donated and hours of service. The school finished the year with a .

  • MHS class of 2015 earns scholarships, awards

    Manhattan High School seniors received numerous accolades this year. Nadal Abudayyeh: football athletic scholarship, Independence Community College Camden Adams: High scholastic achievement - 4.0 GPA, MHS; Furman University Grant, Furman University;Paladin Merit Award, Furman University Samantha Adams: High scholastic achievement .

  • Retiring K-State support staff

    The following university support staff employees were recognized at the 2015 University Support Staff Recognition Ceremony on April 22. In last Sunday’s edition of The Mercury, the wrong names were published because an incorrect list was provided. Here is the correct .

  • Local student graduates from Oregon State

    CORVALLIS, Ore – Oregon State University will hold its 146th commencement on Saturday, June 13, beginning at 10:30 a.m. in Reser Stadium. Jacqueline M. Hertel,  Manhattan, is expected to receive her Bachelor of Science, Exercise and Sport Science..

  • A time to honor great sacrifice

    Memorial Day is upon us. As sacred an occasion as there is on our national calendar, Monday is a day for Americans to pause in honor of those who have died in service to our country. It is an opportunity .

  • Brownback should stop refusing federal money

    In a column in the May 4 Manhattan Mercury, Aaron Estabrook wrote about Pre-School Development grants, a program of the U.S, Department of Education. These were investments in pre-school or pre-kindergarten programs by the federal government. Kansas educators wanted to .


    Cyrus Augustus Shubert, 3, of Manhattan died Tuesday, May 19, 2015. The family provided some of the following information. Cyrus was born at 6:21 a.m. Feb. 9, 2012, to Sam and Lisa Shubert in Manhattan. Cyrus was an active and joyful 2 year old when he .


    Hazel Wadean Colquitt Gaches, 84, died Thursday, May 21, 2015. The family provided some of the following information. In her final hours, she was surrounded by family and friends at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. She passed to her Lord immediately .


    Fr. Lawrence E. Grennan, 74, of Ogden, died Friday, May 22, 2015, at Homecare and Hospice in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. Fr. Larry was born on Nov. 19, 1940, to Frank and Margaret (Heidrick) Grennan in Ionia. He attended East .


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