Dawnette Hoerner, 52, Quenemo, passed away on Monday, Sept. 15, 2014 in a car accident near Vassar. Dawnette was married to David Hoerner, originally from the Miltonvale and Manhattan area, on June 15, 2001. She is survived by her husband David, her son Britton, her .


    Edith L. Thompson, 88, of Manhattan, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 16, at her residence. Edith was born in Garrison on June 25, 1926, to the late Julia (Roush) and Edmond Kilner. Edith was united in marriage to Martin Thompson, who precedes her in death. .

  • Mistakes doom Wildcats vs. Auburn Cantele.phatch

    It doesn’t take a math whiz to count up all the points Kansas State left on the field Thursday night against Auburn. The Wildcats turned the ball over four times, missed three field goals and dropped a touchdown pass. .

  • Guggisberg: Strong defense gives Wildcats a chance Grant.phatch

    On a night when Kansas State needed its defense to be special, it obliged. That’s the positive spin in an otherwise maddening loss for K-State, which left 16 points on the field in the form of three missed field goals .

  • Auburn impressed by K-State’s defense Gangtackle.phatch

    Kansas State’s defense wasn’t given much of a chance. In the hype and buildup to one of the biggest non-conference matchups of the season, most of the focus was on Auburn’s high-powered, well-oiled machine of an offense. .

  • K-State XC coach Mike Smith takes West Point post

    After 20 years with the Kansas State track and field program — including nine as the head coach of cross country —Mike Smith will be heading to West Point to become the head track and field and cross country coach at the .

  • Middle school teams to split

    Manhattan’s middle schools will have separate football programs for seventh and eighth graders starting next fall. The Manhattan-Ogden school board unanimously approved a proposal from Anthony and Eisenhower middle school officials on Wednesday to give the seventh graders their .

  • Sears store to close

    Sears and Sears Auto Center in Manhattan will close in December, according to Sears Holdings Corporation. Sears, one of Manhattan Town Center’s anchors, will begin its liquidation sale on Sept. 26. Howard Riefs, director of corporate communications for Sears Holdings, .

  • K-State’s new welcome center named for Berney family

    A planned Welcome Center at Kansas State University now has an official name. The Kansas Board of Regents on Wednesday approved K-State President Kirk Schulz’s recommendation to name the center the Berney Family Welcome Center for benefactors Rand and .

  • Manhattan native shares all in NYC show Music -1024x6821

    NEW YORK — You’ve heard it before. Maybe you’ve said it before. New York is so over. It’s just a big shopping mall for the hyper-rich. Luxury apartment towers are sprouting like crystalline fungi all over the formerly .

  • Fort Riley soldier to serve 6 months for false statement

    KANSAS CITY, KAN. — A Fort Riley soldier on Wednesday in federal court was sentenced to six months in prison for making false material statements to the Social Security Administration. James Nickerson, 38, will serve six months of home confinement and three .

  • College Hill Preschool evacuated due to gas smell

    College Hill Preschool students and adults were evacuated to Peace Lutheran Church, 2500 Kimball Ave, at about 10:45 a.m. Thursday because of a strong gas odor inside the school. At The Mercury’s press time, USD 383 maintenance and Kansas Gas Service .


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