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  • Survey: Manhattan tops Lawrence as state’s best college city

    The mayor was amused. “I guess anything involving Manhattan and Lawrence, you’re going to have a little bit of that sunflower rivalry thing,” Wynn Butler said. “But this thing, well, this is kind of funny.” Butler was referring to .

  • Judge denies request for soldier’s arrest affidavit

    A Geary County Court judge on Friday denied a request to disclose an affidavit and sworn testimony used in the arrest of a Fort Riley soldier currently held on a $5 million bond. Staff Sgt. James Henning, 40, Junction City, was arrested .

  • Support police, and accountability

    Americans have been shocked by video of a group of New York police officers wrestling Eric Garner, a large but unarmed black man, to the ground, and using force that, without their intending it, resulted in his death. Americans were .

  • HARRIET GRINDEL

    Harriet “Lindy” Grindel, 72, of Gladstone, Mo., died at home on Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014. The family provided the following information. Lindy was born in Manhattan and was actively involved in Beta Sigma Phi, P.E.O., and the Missouri PTA. Lindy will .

  • Flexibility essential in learning

    In his article of Dec.10, “Why do we teach the way we do?” Bill Felber is absolutely correct that for many students and learning tasks, the pace easily can and should be accelerated. However, other learning activities, such as those .

  • Romero eligible immediately for FSU

    Following a public and lengthy separation from the Kansas State women’s basketball program, transfer Leticia Romero received immediate eligibility to play at Florida State from the NCAA on Wednesday. Romero’s decision to leave K-State following the firing of .

  • Dibbini named K-State’s 1st women’s soccer coach

    Long before his inaugural team ever takes the field representing Kansas State women’s soccer, new head coach Mike Dibbini will have spent countless hours making it all possible. That’s the charge for K-State’s first women’s soccer .

  • Toy drive helps 700 shoppers

    More area children will have gifts under the tree this Christmas, thanks to a local toy drive. Toys for Manhattan brought in a bigger crowd than last year, said its director, Judy Padgett. The annual drive collects new and used .

  • Former Fort Riley commander running for commission

    Retired Lt. Gen. Mike Dodson, former commander at Fort Riley, became the first Manhattan City Commission candidate for April’s election on Tuesday. A member of the Manhattan Urban Area Comprehensive Plan Update Project Advisory Committee, Dodson said in a .

  • Mercury staffers’ favorite Christmas traditions

    Whether you hang your stockings by the chimney with care or deck the halls with boughs of holly, it’s the traditions each family creates that make it feel like Christmas. Here are some holiday traditions from Mercury staff members. .

  • Hearing set for man shot in November robbery

    A preliminary hearing was set Tuesday for a Manhattan man who was shot in the face during an attempted robbery last month. Christopher Hudgins, 19, 3416 Westbaker St., appeared Tuesday in Riley County District Court with his attorney Thomas Addair in front .

  • Where to celebrate New Year in Manhattan

    It’s not too early to think about how to ring in the new year. Manhattan has a few events on New Year’s Eve for those looking to make plans. The Little Apple New Year’s Event celebration starts .





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