• Two good Samaritans helped in recent emergency

    To the Editor: There are still good people in Manhattan! This past week I was walking my dog, and when I went to cross Marlatt Avenue, I stumbled stepping off the curb. My dog pulled at the leash and I .

  • Mercury visit enlightening for adult ESL students

    To the Editor: On Thursday, Dec. 11, the teachers and students in the English as a Second Language Program at the Adult Learning Center visited the Manhattan Mercury. We had been studying the vocabulary related to news-papers, elements of articles (e..


    Joy June Barr, 86, of Manhattan died Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. She was born on June 20, 1928, in Madison and had been a longtime Riley County resident. Following .


    Marian W. Kelchak, 96, of Manhattan died Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014, at Via Christi Village in Manhattan. She was born March 31, 1918. Complete obituary and service information will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66502..


    Paul Eugene Ehm, 83, of rural Manhattan, died Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014, in Overland Park. He was a farmer in the Ashland Bottoms area, an active member of Seven Dolors Catholic Church and an avid bowler. Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday, .

  • King’s Singers present fine show for McCain audience G.w.clift1

    The last event for the fall semester in K-State’s McCain Auditorium series was a performance by The King’s Singers. This wasn’t, I believe, the first time this almost 50-year-old a cappella group has performed as part of .

  • Cats looks to extend home winning streak

    Bramlage Coliseum has been kind to the Kansas State women’s basketball team this season. The Wildcats are 7-0 at home this season and look to extend that perfect start tonight when they host Abilene Christian at 7 — televised on Fox .

  • ‘Christmas Spectacular,’ Adventure Camp and more

    TODAY The Historic Columbian Theatre presents “Christmas Spectacular: Toys Come Alive,” 2 p.m. Featuring the annual holiday variety show that is written and directed by Heather Branham-Green. Dinner available 90 minutes prior to the show. For ticket information, visit columbiantheatre.com .

  • KSU band wins national honor

    The Pride of Wildcat Land, the Kansas State University Marching Band, has been named the best marching band in the nation. The band has received the Sudler Trophy, which is given every two years by the John Philip Sousa Foundation .

  • As holiday nears, shoppers seeking gifts fill stores Shop3.phatch

    The holiday spirit was in full force Saturday afternoon at the Manhattan Town Center, where hordes of holiday shoppers took a break from merry movie marathons, hot chocolate and seasonal ales to take part in one of the busiest shopping .

  • RCPD defends video policy change

    The Riley County Police Department has mostly stopped using processing room videos for DUI incidents because officials say they often were detrimental to the department’s cases. RCPD director Brad Schoen said in a Aug. 18 email to Riley County commissioner .

  • Police give few details in death at shooting range in Ogden Crime.phatch

    OGDEN — Riley County police were called to investigate a death Saturday evening at at Ogden shooting range. Police and other emergency personnel responded to a call at Ogden’s Best Guns and Gun Range Saturday evening for what witnesses said .


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