The best news this week from Moore, Okla., an Oklahoma City suburb about the size of Manhattan, is that the initial death toll from Monday’s tornado was overstated. That apparently occurred because some of the individuals killed when the massive tornado swept across Moore
To the Editor: I look forward each year to seeing the Mercury’s coverage of the Manhattan High School graduation and seeing the pictures of its graduates. I enjoy the articles that focus on some of the students and their accom-plishments.
To the Editor: Once again, the Sunflower State Games will be played in Topeka in July and involve more than 35 sports. Bocce is just one of them. This will be bocce’s fourth year in the games. Topeka has two outdoor courts that will be
The celebration was mild, at best. There were no dogpiles at midfield, no hysterical shouting. The Manhattan High girls’ soccer team had just defeated Wichita Heights 2-1 in the Class 6A state quarterfinals to earn a state berth this weekend, and it looked like business
When the Manhattan High baseball team arrives at Hoglund Ballpark in Lawrence for its second consecutive state tournament appearance on Thursday, the team will see some familiar faces in the opposing dugout. The Indians will face Olathe South in Thursday’s opener. It was the
The Rock Creek softball team has been to state before, but this season, the Mustangs knew the path would be more difficult. The Mustangs have been regulars at the Class 3A state tournament in Manhattan. This year, however, they moved to 4A. It didn’t
An official visit is all Wamego’s Kaylee Page needed to make her decision. The Red Raiders’ 6-foot-2 guard and The Mercury’s All-Flint Hills Player of the Year committed to play at Nebraska last week. “The facilities, the coaches, who I’ve known for
Pamela L. (Larson) Marsch, 50, of Anchorage, Alaska, died Monday from complications of a stroke, at the Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage.
Granville Joseph McVey, 91, a longtime Manhattan resident died Monday at the Olathe Medical Center in Olathe.
Tyra M. Herink, 94, of Clyde, died Monday at Park Villa Nursing Home in Clyde.
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