Tuesday, May 5, 2015


  • Manhattan High School | May 19, 2013

    Indians cut time at state swimming meet

    It’s not unusual for swimmers to cut time at the most important meet of the season. But dropping enough time among the state’s best athletes and moving up past your seed in the finals is tougher to do. For the Manhattan High swimming

  • Local |Education |Government, Politics | May 19, 2013

    Lawmakers attend early ed conference

    Thirty-five state legislators and legislative staff from 26 states and Puerto Rico have been selected as Early Learning Fellows by the National Conference of State Legislatures. Now in its second year, the program exposes fellows to the latest research and state policy ideas during a yearlong

  • Local |Business | May 19, 2013

    Seaton to succeed father

    Ned Seaton, The Manhattan Mercury’s general manager the past 14 years, has been named publisher and editor in chief. He succeeds his father, Edward Seaton, who becomes chairman of the company. Edward , 70, will continue his role overseeing the various Seaton enterprises. “It’s long past

  • Off The Beat | May 19, 2013

    I’m not afraid for Hannah

    Ned seaton

    In a few days, my daughter Hannah will walk out the door of Theodore Roosevelt Elementary School for the last time. I’ll cry a little, maybe a lot. I imagine I won’t be the only one. It will be a final goodbye to

  • Columns | May 19, 2013

    U.S., Russia get together on Syrian war

    Having worked to understand and improve U.S.-Russian relations, I was surprised to see the agreement in Moscow by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov regarding the conflict in Syria. The path to a negotiated end to

  • Arts, Leisure | May 19, 2013

    Club celebrates golden anniversary at Tuttle Creek Lake

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    Manhattan’s Blue Valley Yacht Club is celebrating its 50th anniversary this summer with an open house June 1 at the yacht club on Tuttle Creek Lake. The club originated in June 1963 as a non-profit social organization to promote sailing and provide a place for those

  • Obituaries | May 19, 2013

    Bill Baxter

    Charles William “Bill” Baxter, 90, of Wamego, died Wednesday at the Wamego City Hospital.

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | May 19, 2013

    Fort Riley boy drowns in Topeka hotel pool

    A 12-year-old boy drowned in a Topeka hotel pool May 10. The boy was identified as Dalton Register of Fort Riley, according to police. The Topeka Capitol Journal reported Register was unresponsive after being pulled from an indoor swimming pool shortly after 7:30 p.m. that Friday

  • Obituaries | May 19, 2013

    Joe Steiner

    Joseph “Big Joe” Steiner, 76, Lecompton, died Thursday.

  • Obituaries | May 19, 2013

    Allen Janke

    Allen Webster Janke, 79, of Manhattan, died Wednesday at Good Shepherd Hospice House. A celebration of life service is scheduled for 1 p.m., Tuesday, May 28, in the Community Room at Meadowlark. A full obituary will follow.  For additional information please visit http://www.irvinparkview.com.

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