It took nearly a month, but Mayor Wynn Butler will finally get to appoint the person he wanted to the Riley County Law Enforcement Agency Board. Commissioner John Matta resigned his citizen-at-large seat during Tuesday’s Manhattan City Commission meeting, .
One might think Pakistan would be immune to shock, given all the violence its people have endured in recent years. Pakistanis, too, might have thought they’d seen it all until the Taliban set a new standard for horror in .
To the Editor: Ron Roesler is Joyless in Manhattan. He apparently hoped that Kansas was on the political verge of turning blue. However, the Democrats’ hopes were dashed on the rocks of President Obama’s unpopular policies. Still dyspeptic over .
The hotel occupancy rate is down about 1 percentage point, according to the Manhattan Convention and Visitor’s Bureau (CVB) quarterly report. CVB director Karen Hibbard presented data at the Manhattan City Commision meeting on Tuesday from Smith Travel Research, which .
Two former MHS athletes were armed with handguns when they allegedly stole 8 ounces of marijuana in July, according to court records. Trey Latrell Campbell, 21, 1122 Garden Way Apt. B, and Ty Lee Anthony Suggs, 21, 1230 Colorado St., were arrested for one count .
There’s still time to get your Christmas wish lists to the North Pole. This year, The Mercury is helping Santa Claus by delivering letters from kids in the Manhattan area. The Mercury will deliver the letters and publish them .
To the Editor: This is in reference to Bob Strawn’s letter to the editor criticizing the Flint Hills Discovery Center primarily for its “dreadfully bad theme — prairie grasses. Who in the world — outside of a few academics — cares about .
There may be a move afoot in the 2015 Kansas legislative session to change the method of appraising agricultural land in the state. At an agricultural market workshop last week at Topeka, Pottawatomie County Appraiser Lois Schlegel learned that legislators from .
A preliminary hearing for a former Fort Riley soldier who faces charges of first-degree murder and child abuse was set Tuesday in Riley County District Court. Alexander McConnell, 22, appeared via webcam from the Riley County Jail in front of Judge .
After a pair of comfortable wins to start the season, Manhattan head coach Scott Mall knew Tuesday’s matchup against Great Bend would be the toughest test of the season thus far. The new-look Panthers, which lost nine seniors off .
“I’ll just end the suspense. I’m not running.” With that statement, John Matta announced on Tuesday he won’t run for reelection for the Manhattan City Commission, which means at least one new commissioner will be elected in .
At some point in the second quarter, the Manhattan High boys’ basketball team got out of sync against Great Bend and watched an 11-point lead slip all the way down to two. The Indians turned things around in the second .
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