Mostly Cloudy


  • They’re old, and so much more

    The occasion for the most recent gathering of old soldiers was the 70th anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge on Saturday. There were 26 veterans of that battle, joined by a handful of other area World War II veterans at .


    Richard R. (Dick) Lundquist, 70, of Manhattan died Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015, at his home after a brief illness. The family provided some of the following information. Dick was born Aug. 25, 1944, to Ruben and Alzina (Carlson) Lundquist. He enjoyed playing softball as a .


    James A. “Jim” Wiegert, 69, died Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan after a hard fought and courageous battle with ALS. The family provided some of the following information. Jim was born on Feb. 8, 1945, to Wilbur (Bud) .


    James L. Copeland, 83, died on Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015, at his residence. He passed away into the arms of his savior, and went to join his beloved wife Gerda, the family said. The family provided some of the following information. He was .


    Terry Schlegel, 61, of Manhattan, died Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House. Terry was an auto mechanic and a graduate of Luckey High School. Services are pending with Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home & Cremation, Manhattan..


    Charles Ellis “Chuck” Basham, 57, of Omaha, Neb., died Friday, Jan. 16, 2015, at his residence. He was born July 29, 1957, in Atlanta, Ga. Complete obituary information will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home..

  • Rock Creek boys rally, win tourney

    Playing in the championship game at the Burlington Invitational, Rock Creek trailed most of the night and had to rally to take home the tournament title with a 55-52 win Saturday night. The Mustangs trailed 30-20 at halftime and by 14 .

  • Wamego 55, Holton 54

    At Tonganoxie, Wamego saw yet another game come down to the wire in the third-place matchup at the Tonganoxie Invitational. The Red Raiders held a lead after each of the first three quarters in the back-and-forth game, but were outscored 14.

  • McCain audience gets a look at the real William Shatner Ben.nyberg

    A new chapter in the storied rivalry between the Wildcats and Jayhawks was written this past Thursday, when Lawrence hosted the President of the United States and Manhattan welcomed the Captain of the Starship Enterprise. Granted, the U.S. President .

  • Riley County 49, Republic County 39

    At Hillsboro, Riley County salvaged its weekend with a pair of wins on the back side of the bracket, going 2-1 on the weekend and taking fifth place at the Trojan Classic with a 10-point win over Republic County. The .

  • Valley Heights 76, Frankfort 49

    At Onaga, Valley Heights defeated Frankfort in lopsided fashion to take seventh place at the Twin-Valley League tournament. The Mustangs led by 10 after the first quarter and won each quarter except for the third in the dominant win. Valley Heights .

  • Linn 48, BV-Randolph 12

    At Onaga, Blue Valley lost its final consolation game of the week to Linn in a dominant effort by the Bulldogs. The Rams finished their week at the Twin-Valley League tournament with a 1-2 record. Blue Valley didn’t score .


Subscribers can access a list of local public employees' 2014 pay records.

You can subscribe for as little as $1.99.

Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | The Manhattan Mercury, 318 North 5th Street, Manhattan, Kansas, 66502 | Copyright 2017