• Manhattan native named to dean’s list

    HUNTSVILLE, Texas — Pandora McKamey of Manhattan made the dean’s list at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas. It recognizes full-time undergraduate students who achieve at least a 3.5 GPA out of a 4.0 during a regular semester..

  • 502 Media works on trail marketing

    502 Media Group, a local marketing agency, and Washington D.C. firm, Pigment Communications, have been awarded a contract to work with the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail to develop a strategic communications plan. The Lewis and Clark National Historic .

  • KSU Foundation hires constituent development VP

    The KSU Foundation announced the hiring of Matt White as associate vice president of constituent development. White has experience in higher education and healthcare development with strengths in managing teams, developing strategic plans and building relationships with deans and external .

  • McCullough finishes Strasser Plaza

    McCullough Development finished Strasser Plaza, downtown Manhattan’s meeting event place, for corporate and personal rental. The space is on the main floor at Strasser Village, 300 N. Fourth St. It includes interior space to accommodate up to 50 people, as well .

  • Dental Health Group hires associate dentist

    Dental Health Group of Manhattan hired Casey Devore as an associate dentist. Devore is a graduate of University of Missouri-Kansas City’s dental school, and her experience includes a one-year general practice residency in Omaha at the University of Nebraska .

  • All of Manhattan’s Catholic churches welcome new priests into their communities

    Manhattan’s Catholic community is undergoing a renaissance of sorts. All three Catholic churches in town have new staff leading services this summer. Seven Dolors Catholic Church, St. Thomas More Catholic Church and St. Isidore’s Catholic Student Center each .

  • Seller of intimate products delights in helping women Passion2.mercury

    Mallory Bohnenblust claims she used to be shy, but you’d never know it watching her stand in front of a group of 14 women at a recent party and talk about sex. “When I was a kid, my mother told .

  • A bumpy first trip to Midwest

    I entered the state of Kansas for the first time in my 23 years of life approximately 18 hours before I started my job at the Mercury in June. My mom and I had planned to complete the drive from Massachusetts a .

  • K-State professor elected to humanities council board

    TOPEKA —  Patricia E. Ackerman of Abilene was elected to the board of directors for the Kansas Humanities Council, a nonprofit organization that supports community-based cultural programs, serves as a financial resource through an active grant-making program and encourages Kansans .

  • Riley County Fair, Day of the Cowboy and more

    TUESDAY Teen Movie and Popcorn: “The Fault in Our Stars,” 2 p.m. Manhattan Public Library.   THURSDAY   Riley County Fair, through Monday. For a complete list of activities, visit   Riley County Fair Parade, 6 p.m. Poyntz .

  • Prepping for purple ribbons Greggeyestone1

    Local fairs are in full swing this month. The Riley County Fair runs Thursday through Monday. Open class events are available to anyone in Riley County and adjoining counties.  Gardening and flower exhibits need to b brought to Pottorf .

  • Is Russia really America’s greatest threat?

    “Russia presents the greatest threat to our national security.” So said Gen. Joseph Dunford, incoming chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff earlier this month. Dunford, now commander of the Marine Corps, surprised lawmakers July 9 when he bluntly told them .


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