• ‘The Interview’ must be shown

    We’re with George Clooney and a host of others who think Sony Pictures Entertainment ought to defy North Korea and the so-called Guardians of Peace and show the movie, “The Interview.” Somewhere, anywhere, everywhere. We acknowledge that it’s .


    Lillian C. Pagenkopf, 96, of Herington, died Friday, Dec. 19, 2014, at the Meadowlark Hills Retirement Village in Manhattan. She was born July 14, 1918, near Herington, the daughter Frederick Paul and Dora Augusta (Lawrenz) Albrecht. She is survived by her daughter Deanna Dieker Rundle (.


    Les Frazier, 94, of Manhattan, died Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014, at the Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community in Manhattan. Mr. Frazier was an emeritus professor at Kansas State University, serving as a county Extension agent and community development specialist for 41 years. He is survived .

  • RCPD should again provide processing area videos

    To the Editor: I was pleased that on Sunday, Dec. 21, the Manhattan Mercury ran the article dealing with the Riley County Police Department’s change in its video policy with DUI incidents and more specifically, the videos from the “processing .


    Gerald S. Hanna, 80, died on Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014, at his home in Manhattan. Jerry was born on Nov. 15, 1934, in Long Beach, Calif. Memorial services for Jerry will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014, at the First Congregational United Church .


    Paul Eugene Ehm, 83, of Manhattan, died Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014, in Overland Park. The family provided the following information. Paul Eugene Ehm was born in rural Junction City, on May 5, 1931, the son of the late Paul A. Ehm and Katherine M. (Keating) .

  • Cats ride defense to easy win Steal.phatch

    It was only late last month, but it must have seemed like an eternity since Jeff Mittie felt like he had his team firing on all cylinders like it did Monday night. Heading into an extended break for the holidays, .

  • Finney accepts invite to East-West game

    Kansas State senior center B.J. Finney will participate in the 90th East-West Shrine Game on Jan. 17, 2015, at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida. The game will begin at 3 p.m. and be televised by the NFL Network. Finney, who .

  • Mercury bingo winner announced

    Cecilia Faye Royer has won The Mercury’s bingo challenge. Royer took the top prize for the game on Monday, winning $500..

  • Soldier identified apparent suicide at Ogden gun range

    Police have identified the man who died at an Ogden shooting range Saturday as a Fort Riley soldier, and they believe his death was a suicide. Pfc. Milton Barrera, 20, died of gunshot wound to the head Saturday afternoon at Ogden’.

  • Roberts: Making progress in Iraq

    Sen. Pat Roberts said progress is being made in defeating the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) during a conference call with journalists on Monday. He held the call after returning from his five-day trip to Iraq and .

  • CVB: New hotels driving tourism

    Downtown redevelopment has been the main driver of recent growth in tourism for the area, said Manhattan Convention and Visitors Bureau director Karen Hibbard during her quarterly report to Riley County commissioners Monday morning. New hotels and a conference center .


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