Sunday, August 30, 2015



Lifestyle

  • Local | September 09, 2013

    Near-record heat affecting plant life, runners

    Manhattan has been experiencing near-record high temperatures in the last few weeks, which affects people who enjoy the outdoors or make their living there, such as runners and farmers. Temperatures broke 100 this weekend with a high of 101 on Sunday, an unseasonable temperature for September, according

  • Local |Kansas State University |Neighbors | September 09, 2013

    Paraguay’s new minister of agriculture has K-State ties

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    Manhattanites wouldn’t normally be interested in a new cabinet officer in Paraguay. But at least one local family is keyed up about the naming of K-State alum Jorge Gattini as that nation’s minister of agriculture. Gattini, who in 1998 earned a master’s degree

  • Local |Government, Politics | September 09, 2013

    Flint Hills Regional Council gets temporary digs

    County commissioners Monday authorized the Flint Hills Regional Council to temporarily use a county facility while a flooding problem at its former site is repaired. The council sought temporary use of space at the Riley County Health Department because of a broken pipe at its

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | September 09, 2013

    Burglary results in loss of shotgun, electronics

    RCPD responded to a burglary September 7 in the 2100 block of Patricia Place where a Manhattan man lost a variety of personal items. The victim, Collin Wood, 20, of the same address, reported that someone took his shotgun, ammunition, cash, electronics and an identification card. belonging to

  • Local |Kansas State University | September 09, 2013

    K-State researchers pull record $151.3M in funds

    Researchers at Kansas State University pulled more than $151 million into the state through funding on research encompassing all areas of faculty strength — plant and animal health, cybersecurity, cancer and more — setting a funding record. Between July 1, 2012, and June 30, 2013, the university submitted more than 1,300 proposals. They

  • Local |Business | September 09, 2013

    Speedy PD race raises $31,000 for Parkinson’s fund

    A race for Parkinson’s disease last month raised $31,000 for the Meadowlark Hills Parkinson’s Fund. The Speedy PD 5K/10K Race was at Tuttle Creek State Park in Manhattan on Aug. 24. UMB Bank was themajor sponsor for the event The event raised more than $31,000

  • Obituaries | September 09, 2013

    Judith Schoenberger

    Judith Irene Schoenberger, 65, died Thursday at Kiowa County Memorial Hospital in Greensburg.

  • Obituaries | September 09, 2013

    Valdimer ‘Valdy’ Bairow

    Valdimer “Valdy” Mae Bairow, 85, of Wamego died Friday at the Valley Vista Good Samaritan Center of Wamego.

  • Letters | September 09, 2013

    With small schools, a single low score skews the data

    To the Editor: In the Manhattan Mercury on August 28, an article was printed titled, “How they scored.” The article was on how area schools performed on the ACT. I did not send data for the article because I was unsure how scores were going to

  • Letters | September 09, 2013

    NDSU fans treated superbly during visit for K-State game

    To the Editor: We traveled from Fargo to Manhattan for the North Dakota State-K-State football game on August 30. What a terrific experience we had, and it was not all due to the outcome of the game.


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