Two officers from the Riley County Police Department were forced to round up an escaped bull Monday morning outside Manhattan. Officer Matthew Droge of the RCPD said police received the call at 8 a.m. to capture the animal in the 4800 block of McDowell Creek Road.
If you have a few spare minutes on a Friday morning in October, the Riley County Health Department will give you a flu shot. The health department is sponsoring Flu Shot Friday, a clinic designed to get people to receive their vaccine and avoid waiting
Dan Lindsey-Shelton, 46, of Manhattan, died Friday at his residence. The family provided some of the following information. He was born on Dec. 10, 1966, in Manhattan. He was the son of Donald Roy and Donna Faye (Mayer) Shelton. Dan attended Riley schools until his sophomore year when
Norma Lawrence, 86, of Manhattan, died Monday at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. She was born on Jan. 20, 1927, in Graymont, Ill. and had been a Manhattan resident since 1950. Additional obituary information and service times will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home.
Irene Phillips, 99, of Prescott, Arizona, formerly of Manhattan, died Sunday in Prescott. Funeral services and full obituary information are pending and will be announced by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home.
Verna Ritzert, 61, of Erie, and a former Manhattan resident, died Wednesday at Labette Health in Parsons. She was born on Aug. 24, 1952, in Manhattan, to Charles and An- nabelle (Herren) Johnston. She grew up in Manhattan and attended Manhattan schools, graduating from Manhattan High School in 1970.
Folks who are convinced that climate change is a hoax probably wouldn’t be impressed, but the most recent report on climate change is worth the attention of the world’s leaders and billions of this planet’s less powerful inhabitants. Getting much of the
To the Editor: What has happened to journalism? On September 26, the Mercury ran a story about Ms Megan May losing her job at Carmike Seth Child Cinema due to her anti-military statements on Facebook. The story failed to provide readers full information, such as
To the Editor: Do you really believe there is a tea party person who looks like the “goon” in the cartoon that you published Thursday, September 26? Do you know of any tea party person who feels the way that the cartoon stated in the fallacious
For a number of years now, Aggiefest has been one of the most significant cultural events on the local calendar. Because it is a festival celebrating area bar bands, though, it hasn’t ever gotten the attention it deserves. This year I took my slice
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