Wednesday, June 29, 2016



Lifestyle

  • Local |Government & Politics | September 10, 2014

    Commission to implement leadership program

    Commissioners said Tuesday they want to begin implementing a new system to help direct leadership and measure success in Manhattan city government. The city commission expressed a desire to use the Malcolm Baldrige Performance Excellence Program, which involves questions about seven criteria for organization management

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | September 10, 2014

    Hearing scheduled for woman accused of injuring infant

    A preliminary hearing has been scheduled for a Manhattan woman whose daycare was suspended by state officials last month following an investigation into an infant’s injuries suffered at the daycare. Lesa Heiman, the operator of Aunt Lesa’s Daycare, 525 Northfield Road, faces charges of

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | September 10, 2014

    Defense attorney reviewing evidence in heroin death case

    Gregory Haug Jr.’s attorney has quite a bit of evidence to review before his client’s preliminary hearing on Oct. 16. Judge William Malcolm scheduled the hearing for that date on Tuesday in Riley County District Magistrate Court. Haug, 21, is charged with involuntary manslaughter in

  • Manhattan High School | September 10, 2014

    MHS girls win Salina Central golf tourney

    Battling gusty winds all afternoon, the Manhattan High girls’ golf team won the Salina Central Invitational at Salina Municipal on Tuesday, carding a 169 to finish five strokes ahead of Hays for the team win. Kylie McCarthy sunk a 50-foot birdie on hole No. 9 to finish

  • Manhattan High School | September 10, 2014

    Indians win five matches to take 3rd at Topeka quad

    The Manhattan High girls’ tennis team traveled to Topeka on Tuesday for a quadrangular meet at the Kossover Tennis Complex, tying for third place on the day. Manhattan won five matches to tie with Shawnee Heights for third place. Topeka High won the meet with

  • Editorials | September 10, 2014

    Congress’ position should be clear

    President Barack Obama told congressional leaders Tuesday that he already has the authority to take military action against the Islamic State but would welcome action in Congress that would “demonstrate to the world that the United States is united” in the effort to vanquish ISIS.

  • Letters | September 10, 2014

    ‘No Firearms’ stickers won’t protect residents from harm

    To the Editor: During my visit back to Manhattan earlier this summer, I was very disappointed to see the number of “No Firearms” stickers affixed to numerous government and private facilities. Kansas State University, Manhattan Town Center and various other businesses seem to think that

  • Football | September 10, 2014

    Waters’ leadership impresses teammates

    Ksucolor.phatch

    The maestro of Kansas State’s game-winning touchdown drive at Iowa State was admittedly a little different on Saturday. Another “side” came out of quarterback Jake Waters in leading the Wildcats to the come-from-behind, 32-28, victory over the Cyclones. Whatever side it was proved lethal

  • Golf | September 10, 2014

    K-State women’s golf wins Sunflower Invitational title

    LAWRENCE — With three players finishing in the top five, the Kansas State women’s golf team overcame a six-shot deficit to win its first tournament in 10 years Tuesday at the Marilynn Smith/Sunflower Invitational at Alvamar Golf Club. The Wildcats trailed in-state rival Kansas by

  • Local | September 09, 2014

    Man questions nurse’s authority to send child home

    Shot.phatch

    A Pottawatomie County resident Monday questioned the authority of a public health nurse to order a child from school on suspicion of pertussis, also known as whooping cough. Alvin Matzke told Pott County commissioners his daughter’s son was recently pulled from the classroom at


Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | The Manhattan Mercury, 318 North 5th Street, Manhattan, Kansas, 66502 | Copyright 2012

Reproduction of any kind is prohibited without written consent.