City commissioners agreed Tuesday that the declining state of streets is a problem that will need to be dealt with in the next 10 years. Director of public works Dale Houdeshell told commissioners that a majority of the city’s local, collector and arterial streets are
To the Editor: The Mercury should be ashamed of itself for reprinting obvious junk journalism like the editorial from the Livingston County, Mich., Daily Press and Argus on Monday, July 8.
To the Editor: The Solar Kiwanis Club of Manhattan thanks all of those who shared pancakes, sausage and eggs with us the morning of July 4 at Pottorf Hall. In an era of fiscal constraints at all levels of government, more is expected of civic groups
Alternative country music singer Stewart Ray has come a long way in country music since he started sneaking into bars at the age of 14 to sing on open mic nights. Ray was born in Manhattan and graduated from Manhattan High School in 2011. While he still
The Kaw Valley Rodeo Association wants you to be tough enough to wear pink. The association will have its seventh annual Tough Enough to Wear Pink rodeo Friday, July 26, to raise awareness of breast cancer and other cancers and support Kansas State University’s Johnson
A Kansas State University-led study has discovered the role of a protein in bacteria that cause a wide variety of diseases, including typhoid fever, plague, meningitis and dysentery. The results may lead to new and improved antibiotics for humans and animals. Phillip E. Klebba, professor
Milada C. Silva, 92, a longtime resident of Alma died Monday at the Alma Manor.
The city of Manhattan and Alfred Benesch and Company will host an open house to educate citizens and gather input regarding potential improvements at the K-18 and K-113 interchange. The meeting will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. July 17 at the Sunset Zoo, 2233 Oak
Members of the Kansas Board of Education on Tuesday engaged in their almost annual ritual of agreeing to ask Gov. Sam Brownback and the Kansas Legislature for more money for public schools than they have the remotest chance of getting. Trouble is, this request is
KAZAN, Russia — Following a sweep by Poland on Monday in the first match of the World University Games for Team USA, the team responded with a strong defensive performance at the net and almost took down the Czech Republic in the second set on Tuesday.
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