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    John Brown, 93, of Manhattan, died at his home Monday, March 9, 2015. Services and arrangements for Mr. Brown will be announced later by Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home & Cremation, Manhattan..

  • We all should jot down some words about our lives

    To the Editor: In the Sunday paper, I read about the World War II vets here in Manhattan who gathered together and with the help of some outside funds videotaped some stories of their personal involvement in that war. These .

  • Lots of variety on ‘New Videos’ shelves this month G.w.clift1

    We used to think that late winter and early spring were the months when movie studios would dump their least satisfactory products on the market. But this year we’ve seen some solid entertainments appear out at the 12-plex and .

  • Foster says he’s staying at K-State

    Sitting in the locker room in Lubbock, Texas, on Feb. 4, it didn’t take long for Marcus Foster to know how he felt about his three-game suspension. He missed the game of basketball. Getting benched in January had never completely .

  • Wildcats hit reset button in Kansas City

    Before Kansas State could depart for Kansas City this week, Wildcat seniors Thomas Gipson and Nino Williams called a players-only meeting. The Wildcats, who play TCU on Wednesday at 6 p.m. on ESPNU in the first round, are looking to .

  • Green, Smith continue to shine in Round 2

    OPELIKA, Ala. — The Kansas State men’s golf team carded a 4-over par 292 Monday to finish the day in sixth place in the Tiger Invitational at the par-72, 7,149-yard Grand National Lake Course. K-State has a 36-hole score of 11-over .

  • Riley County Attorney’s Office Calendar

    Monday, March 9, 2015 9:00 – DIV III - BCF 9:00 Baker, Dominick Status (15 CR 100 Poss MJ, etc) BCF III 9:00 Dartez, Samuel Arraignment (14 CR 638 Att 1st Degree Murder) JJC III 9:00 Dartez, Samuel Arraignment (14 CR 635 Agg Batt) JJC III 9:00 Edmond, Melissa SENTENCING (14 CR 509 Violation of KORA) .

  • EMS reports more Fake calls, transports

    Emergency calls related to Fake Patty’s Day this year increased 61 percent compared with the same period in 2014, said Riley County EMS Director Larry Couchman. Couchman told Riley County commissioners Monday that between Friday evening and Sunday morning, his department .

  • Manhattan student headed to national spelling bee Ellarosencranz.phatch

    Ella Rosenkranz, a seventh-grade student at Eisenhower Middle School, is going to the Scripps National Spelling Bee in May. She won the Topeka Capital-Journal Regional Spelling Bee on Saturday at Seaman High School by correctly spelling “dastardly” and “reassurance” after .

  • Man accused of stabbing woman seeks new attorney

    A man accused of stabbing a woman in the face and neck asked for a new attorney Monday during what was supposed to be his arraignment in court. Samuel Dartez, 30, appeared alongside his defense attorney, Larry McRell. “He informed me .

  • Huelskamp staffer ran for local school board

    A former local school board candidate was arrested late last week in Dodge City on charges of sexual exploitation of a child. Matthew Pennell, a staffer for U.S. Rep. Tim Huelskamp, R-Kan. 1st District, was arrested Thursday after an .

  • Mercury captures 16 awards

    The Manhattan Mercury won 16 awards in the 2015 Kansas Press Association Awards of Excellence. This year, The Mercury was in Daily Division III, competing with the biggest newspapers in the state. On the editorial side, The Mercury won first place for .


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