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  • KHP releases more details in unborn child’s death case

    The Kansas Highway Patrol on Tuesday released more details in a two-vehicle accident last May that resulted in the death of an unborn child. On May 6, 2014, Ryan Routson, 33, 1637 Osage. St., was driving a vehicle when he failed to yield at .

  • City launches redesigned, updated website

    The City of Manhattan launched its redesigned website on Monday with updated content and a mobile responsive design. Visitors on the website, http://www.cityofmhk.com, can use the “I Want To” tab to navigate to the business they want .

  • Souper Bowl is a chance to help

    It isn’t necessary to like either of the teams in the Super Bowl to get pumped up for that annual dose of Americana. And whether you’re watching because of or in spite of Deflategate, we’ll bet you’.

  • Mercury erred in running biased piece on agriculture

    To the Editor: For 50 years I have relied on the Mercury to know what is happening in our community. Thank you for reporting local news. I understand that gathering local news is expensive and that news from the Associated Press .

  • ‘Mortdecai’ good-natured but only occasionally funny G.w.clift1

    Johnny Depp is back on the big screen in his sort of shambling comic film, “Mortdecai,” directed by David Koepp, who gave us the undervalued “Stir of Echoes” and “Ghost Town.” As is the case in those very entertaining movies, .

  • Texada comes back from injury to lift Cats Texado.phatch

    Silence took over Bramlage Coliseum earlier this month when Kansas State’s Haley Texada collided with Chelsea Gardner in the second half of the Wildcats’ win over the Jayhawks. The senior didn’t get up and team trainers rushed to .

  • KSU women No. 12 in first poll

    The Kansas State women’s track and field team checked in at No. 12 in the first regular season edition of the NCAA Division-I National Team Rankings, announced earlier Monday by the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches .

  • Architect to present auditorium drawing

    The Manhattan City Commission will consider plans on Tuesday for Peace Memorial Auditorium improvements. The work session begins at 5 p.m. at City Hall. Back in December, city administrators met with members of the Friends of Peace Memorial Auditorium group, .

  • Artist, former teacher found his calling with stained glass Neighbor.phatch

    When Maury Berggren was a kid, he was told he’d never be a farmer. “I had a disease, and they said, ‘You will never be a farmer. You are not going to work that hard,’ ” Berggren said. So Berggren .

  • Big Lakes: Cuts could mean loss of services

    Along with school districts, counties and other state-supported entities, Big Lakes Developmental Center could be affected by legislative budget cuts, which has its administrators concerned that those it helps could lose services.  Big Lakes director Lori Feldkamp talked to .

  • Travis Tritt, Craig Morgan added to Stampede lineup

    Travis Tritt, who is celebrating 25 years of making country music with hits like “Country Club,” “It’s a Great Day to Be Alive,” “Anymore” and “Help Me Hold On,” has been added to the 2015 Country Stampede lineup. Festival organizers also .

  • Man charged in death of unborn child

    A Manhattan man was arrested on a warrant for a 2014 incident contributing to the death of an unborn child. Ryan Read Routson, 33, 1637 Osage St., was arrested on Saturday on a warrant after the Kansas Highway Patrol and Riley County Police .





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