A sailor got a romantic surprise Tuesday when a woman in a vintage nurse’s uniform called to him from the audience of the Veterans Day Parade to recreate a famously photographed kiss. Kate Koelling of Manhattan said she got .
Q: How many write-in votes did Dave Lewis get in the county commission race? A: He got 131. That number included all variations: Dave Lewis, David L. Guthals, Dave Lewis Guthals, and so forth. It even included some butchered versions: Dave .
A man was arrested Monday in connection with the homicide of his uncle in Belvue. Christopher M. Arand, 36, of rural Belvue, was arrested for murder in connection with the death of Larry Arand, 70, of 106 Third St., in Belvue. According to .
Residents had reason to be appalled last year when the Riley County Commission, moving toward giving itself sole authority to spend tens of millions of dollars on building projects, rejected even establishing a citizens advisory committee. Commissioner Bob Boyd who .
There were no injuries in a fire that destroyed a mobile home near Tuttle Creek dam Tuesday at Rocky Ford Trailer Park. The trailer, 6234 Blue Jay Lane, was incinerated before fire crews could arrive at the scene. The total estimated .
To the Editor: It is with much appreciation that I write to acknowledge the generosity of our Manhattan community in its support of the Fairy Godmothers Charity Golf Tournament on Oct. 6. The tournament was a great success due to our .
A man who was shot in the face and thought to be a victim in an attempted robbery on Friday was arrested Tuesday as a suspect. Christopher Allen Hudgins, 19, 3416 Westbaker St., was arrested for the robbery charge along with conspiracy .
To the Editor: I’ve been wondering for a long time how the Mercury defines “critique” or “review.” As a longtime performer and participant in the arts in Manhattan, I am an avid reader of the critiques of the plays .
Students are already workers, but the value they bring to their schools isn’t so obvious, according to lecturer Marc Bousquet. Bousquet, an associate professor of English at Emory University, spoke at Kansas State University Tuesday as a part of .
Fr. Carl A. Kramer, 88, of Hays, died Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014, at Via Christi Villages in Hays. The family provided some of the following information. Fr. Carl was born on Nov. 29, 1925, in Ogden. He was one of four children born to Leo .
Thomas Earl Ekart, 74, died on Monday, Nov. 10, 2014, at his home in Manhattan surrounded by his family. The family provided some of the following information. Tom was born in Flush, the son of Anthony D. and Angela (Umscheid) Ekart. At the .
Bob Hertzel, 66, died Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014, at Good Shepherd Home and Hospice in Manhattan, surrounded by family and friends. The family provided some of the following information. Robert “Bob” Hertzel was born on Oct. 5, 1948, in Beatrice, Neb., to Arthur and Dorothy (.
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