Thursday, July 2, 2015


  • Obituaries | October 01, 2013

    Richard W. Finn

    Richard Finn, 80, of Manhattan, died Monday at Stoneybrook Retirement Community in Manhattan. He was born on Aug. 11, 1933, in Manhattan. Additional obituary information and service times will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home.

  • Obituaries | October 01, 2013

    Karen Rappoport

    A public remembrance service for Karen Rappoport will be held this Saturday, October 5, at 1 pm in the KSU Alumni Center ballroom. All who knew Karen are encouraged to attend and share their memories of her in a celebration of her life, career, and community involvement.

  • Obituaries | October 01, 2013

    Irene Phillips

    Rachel (Irene) Phillips, 99, formerly of Manhattan, died Sunday in Prescott, Ariz. Irene was born on Sept. 2, 1914, in Manhattan. She was the daughter of Louis G. and Ester F. (Dale) Davis.  She was a retired civil service employee.  In 1932 she married Roy C. Ellis.&

  • Manhattan High School | October 01, 2013

    MHS golf takes 2nd at league meet

    For much of the season, Kelsey McCarthy hasn’t played up to her capabilities for the Manhattan High girls’ golf team. On Monday in Topeka, that all changed. With renewed confidence, the junior shot an 84 to finish in fifth place at the Centennial League meet

  • Manhattan High School | October 01, 2013

    Indians tie for 3rd at Emporia

    For a variety of scheduling reasons, the Manhattan High girls’ tennis team hadn’t been tested against true top-level competition entering Monday’s trip to Emporia. Facing off against Olathe East, Washburn Rural, Emporia and Wichita Southeast, the Indians got their chance. In the five-team

  • Letters | October 01, 2013

    Youth, disabled enjoyed special two-day deer hunt

    To the Editor: Recently, 25 people experienced an event they will remember the rest of their lives. Saturday and Sunday, Sept.  7 and 8, was part of nine-day special deer hunting season for youth and disabled sports-persons. Those 25 hunters were 16 or younger or had certifi-cation that they

  • Letters | October 01, 2013

    Tea partiers’ position on health care is hypocritical

    To the Editor: Congressional tea partiers are nearly hysterical in their opposition to the Affordable Care Act, and yet all members of Congress are provided excellent health care, paid for by tax-payers. The larger question, then, is whether citizens of the United States should be

  • Golf | October 01, 2013

    Cats leading Colbert Intercollegiate

    The Kansas State men’s golf team improved 26 strokes from round one to round two Monday and sat atop the Jim Colbert Intercollegiate leaderboard at the par-72, 7,486-yard Colbert Hills Golf Course. Playing in the lone home event of the season, K-State carded a second-round 2

  • Football | October 01, 2013

    Sproles has big night in Saints’ win

    Former Kansas State running back Darren Sproles was at his best Monday night, helping the New Orleans Saints to a 38-17 victory over the Miami Dolphins. Sproles caught seven passes for 114 yards, including a 13-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Drew Brees in the second quarter.

  • Local |Government, Politics | September 30, 2013

    Municipal court costs to rise?

    City commissioners plan to consider raising municipal court costs during their meeting Tuesday. The session begins at 7 p.m. in City Hall. City Manager Ron Fehr said the proposed $10 fee is to pay for a software upgrade and maintenance contract. Commissioners will consider approving the

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.