• Former MHS athletes arrested for July robbery

    Police are not releasing further information on two former standout Manhattan High athletes who were arrested Friday in connection with an aggravated robbery incident that occurred in July. The two men, Trey Campbell, 1122 Garden Way Apt. B, and Ty Suggs,1230 .


    Renee Miller, 88, of Frankfort, died Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014, at the Frankfort Community Care Home. The family provided the following information. Renee was born on Sept. 6, 1926, in Topeka, the daughter of Daniel and Mary (Dowd) Donahy.  She graduated from Frankfort High .

  • ‘Penguins of Madagascar’ in ‘good enough’ category Christopher.conner

    Entering the pre-Christmas release doldrums there are few new features hitting the cinema. One animated feature willing to compete against Katniss Everdeen is “Penguins of Madagascar.” Spun off from the successful “Madagascar” series of films, this is the first feature-length .


    Curtis Lowell Henning, 75, of the Lake Elbo community east of Manhattan, died Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014, at his residence. The family provided the following information. Curtis was born on Oct. 2, 1939, in Lakefield, Minn., the son of Lowell William and Camilla Irene (Curtis) .


    Brent Eugene Kilbourn, 17, of Riley, died Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014, as the result of an automobile accident west of Manhattan. The family provided the following information. Brent was born on Feb. 2, 1997, in Colby, the son of Buck Eugene and Angella Michelle (Foncannon) .

  • Malaria proves a stubborn foe

    In the summertime, Kansas can boast some truly impressive — and pesky — mosquitoes. Sometimes they even bring exotic sounding ailments like the West Nile or chikungunya virus, which can cause misery and, on occasion, even claim lives. But Kansans — and residents .

  • RCPD officer’s considerate actions much appreciated

    To the Editor: Good deeds need to be recognized! Recently, a friend suffered a grand mal seizure while in middle school class. She was transported by ambulance to Mercy Hospital.  Her parents were immediately summoned from their jobs . Her .

  • It’s difficult to find much about state leaders to praise

    To the Editor: After reading Sandra Pottorff’s letter in Sunday’s Mercury, I also couldn’t help wondering why there haven’t been an equal number of letters praising our state and its leaders.  Could it be that .

  • ‘Mockingjay’ review showed writer’s ignorance, conceit

    To the Editor: I am disappointed in the Dec. 3 review of “Mockingjay Part 1” by G.W. Clift. Having read all three “Hunger Games” books and seen the first two movies, I was drawn in by the headline that this movie .

  • Treatment of McCulloh reflects ‘hick town mentality’

    To the Editor: Wow! Is the Little Apple’s face red! All these years, we have trusted Karen McCulloh’s intelligence and integrity and have twice elected her to our City Commission, where she has served as our mayor. Our .

  • Cats survive Cardinals’ hot shooting Ksuwbb22.phatch

    When Kansas State rushed to schedule William Jewell last week, the Wildcats probably didn’t expect they would have to claw out a victory against the Division-II Cardinals. But that’s exactly what K-State had to do Monday night against .

  • K-State still looking to develop Ksuwbb2.phatch

    After a 3-3 start to the season, the Kansas State men’s basketball team talked about replicating what they did a year ago, running the table in December and sustaining some of that success entering into the Big 12 schedule. But .


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