Michelle Woods had a hole-in-one on Monday at Colbert Hills, using a 9 iron from 134 yards out on hole No. 11. The feat was witnessed by Myles Pitts.
The Manhattan Marlins swim team will host the Missouri Valley Swimming District Championships West swim meet July 18-20 at the City Pool. The meet starts that Friday on at 10:15 a.m. and Saturday and Sunday at 9:15 a.m. Afternoon sessions will conclude around 5-6 p.
Anthony Middle School will have a football team camp July 16-18 — 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the school.
Alvin L. Meyer, 72, of Marysville, died Monday, July 7, 2014, at The University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, Neb. Visitation will be Friday, July 11, from 1 to 9 p.m. at Kinsley Mortuary in Marysville. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. A funeral service will
Lois Leona Hedman, 93, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, July 8, 2014, at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. Lois was born in Leonardville on May 25, 1921. She was the daughter of the late Carl B. and Minnie (Nelson) Meyer. She graduated from Leonardville High School in 1939, where she
Wilma Mae Forsberg, 84, of Riley, died Wednesday, July 9, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. She was born on Jan. 2, 1930, in Eagleville, Mo., the daughter of Rutherford H. and Mary L. (Hurst) Shannon. She grew up in the Eagleville area and graduated from
Business on Manhattan’s southeast side couldn’t proceed as usual Wednesday afternoon as a power outage forced many stores and service providers to temporarily close. The outage affected more than 900 customers, Westar Energy reported, including businesses on Poyntz Avenue in the downtown area. Power
City commissioners said Tuesday they would like the Riley County Police Department to dip into its reserve funds to address a budget shortfall. Because revenues from funding sources are lower than expected, the police department is projected to be $237,816 short of its nearly $14.45 million budget
It really isn’t fair, tossing out a puzzling question, then not turning over every possible stone in search of an answer. In last Sunday’s Mercury, a story outlined what officials said appears to be a significant drop in apartment occupancies around Manhattan. Riley
As Furniture Amnesty Day grows larger, the need for volunteers does as well. The event is from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, July 25, in the City Park parking lot near the Wilson baseball fields. The city and HandsOn Kansas State is seeking 50 volunteers - 20
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