Thursday, July 30, 2015



Lifestyle

  • Football | September 11, 2013

    Fans invited to West Stadium Center Open House on Friday

    K-State fans are invited to an open house for the new West Stadium Center, as the new 215,000 square-foot facility will be open to fans from 6-8 p.m. on Friday. The tour will begin outside Gate B, as fans will be directed onto the north

  • Triangulate | September 11, 2013

    Milton Eisenhower breaks color barrier at KSU

    Eisenhower, milton wwii

    Throughout his career, former Kansas State University president Milton Eisenhower gained national recognition for his work in government and higher education. While at K-State he introduced the liberal arts program and played a key role in breaking down the color barrier both on the campus

  • Triangulate | September 10, 2013

    Jerry Venable arrives by bus to play for K-State

    Venable, globe trotter photo 1971

    Former Kansas State men’s basketball coach Cotton Fitzsimmons recruited Jerry Venable after seeing him play in the NJCAA national tournament in Hutchinson in the spring of 1968. Venable, a 6-foot-6 forward and two-time All-American at Ferrum (Va.) Junior College still owns the Staunton (Va.) High

  • Local | September 10, 2013

    City commissioners approve airport expansion

    City commissioners unanimously approved the $17.3 million construction contract of the Manhattan Regional Airport expansion. Approval is contingent on the city receiving $13.3 million in funding from the Federal Aviation Administration, which will cover about 80 percent of the cost. In addition, passenger facility fees will cover about $3

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | September 10, 2013

    Homicide victim’s friends wait for answers

    Facebook95-1619871102.phatch

    Neighbors and friends of a man whose body was found Sunday are waiting for answers about the murder case. John Burroughs, 68, was found dead in his Red Bud Estates trailer home after Riley County police were called to check on the man. Police have ruled

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | September 10, 2013

    Child sodomy trial begins with jury selection

    Jury selection began Tuesday for a Manhattan man facing sex crime charges against a child younger than 14 years old. George L. Ferenz, who was 29 at the time of his arrest in October 2012, is facing charges in Riley County District Court of attempted rape, two counts

  • I Wonder |Local |Business | September 10, 2013

    Are there fewer parking spots downtown?

    Park.phatch

    Q: The new downtown remodel seems to be reducing the number of parking spaces pretty dramatically.  I wonder if the city commissioners who approved that are the same city commissioners who approved the new Civic Plus building that will have no parking lot for

  • Local |Fort Riley | September 10, 2013

    Fort to honor fallen soldiers

    The annual 9/11 Commemoration Ceremony will take place at 10 am Wednesday at the Global War on Terrorism monument on Fort Riley’s main post. Four names will be added to the monument, which honors Fort Riley soldiers who died while serving in Afghanistan and Iraq. The

  • Local |Kansas State University | September 10, 2013

    5 firms present plans for sprucing up KSU union

    Five architectural firms finally began to strut their stuff for representatives handling the K-State Student Union project Tuesday morning. The finalists are Cannon Design of St. Louis, Howard and Helmer of Wichita, Stantec of Philadelphia, Workshop of Milwaukee with Bowman, Bowman and Novick of Manhattan,

  • Local | September 10, 2013

    Topeka announces flights to Chicago

    Manhattan Regional Airport director Peter Van Kuren said Tuesday he is not worried about United Airlines’ announcement that it will begin offering a flight to Chicago from Topeka’s Forbes Field. Van Kuren said the Topeka flight, which begins in January, shouldn’t impact Manhattan’


Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | The Manhattan Mercury, 318 North 5th Street, Manhattan, Kansas, 66502 | Copyright 2012

Reproduction of any kind is prohibited without written consent.