• K-State track and field: Women 18th, men 30th

    The U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) has ranked Kansas State’s women’s track team No. 18 with 46.93 points and the men’s team No. 30 with 29.35 points in the indoor preseason poll, the organization announced .

  • Walker named freshman All-American

    Following a season in which he recorded 11.5 tackles for loss and 6.5 sacks, Kansas State defensive end Reggie Walker was named a Freshman All-American by the Football Writers Association of America (FWAA) on Monday. Walker is the sixth Wildcat to earn .

  • Wildcats look to win sixth straight matchup against Kansas

    Kansas State senior guard Kindred Wesemann does not mince words when it comes to her feelings on playing Kansas. “It means a lot,” Wesemann said. “It’s a big-time rivalry. It’s one of the longest ones in the Big 12. .

  • K-State ranked No. 25, Wildcats to face Texas Tech

    For the first time in three years, the Kansas State men’s basketball team is ranked in the top 25. The Wildcats checked in at No. 25 in Monday’s new Associated Press poll, tied with USC. K-State (13-2, 2-1 Big 12) first .

  • Rodriguez Wells, sworn in

    Riley County elected officials were sworn in Monday morning. The commission chambers were more crowded than usual, with about 20 people there to watch elected officials take their oath. Marvin Rodriguez was accompanied by his wife, who held a bible for .

  • Rec facility funding on agenda

    A potential November ballot question for Parks and Recreation will be up for discussion at the next city commission meeting. The Manhattan City Commission will discuss the ballot question Tuesday. The work session starts at 5:30 p.m. at City Hall. .

  • Pittman helps ‘keep the lights on’ at Bramlage Maintance

    With fresh snow covering the parking lot of Bramlage Coliseum on Thursday morning, Terry Pittman knew he needed to get to work. He’s the first one out in a truck clearing snow, even when he has a scheduled meeting. .


    Mary Lou Victoria “Lukie” Webster, 88, of Manhattan died Saturday, Jan. 7, 2016, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. A bouncing baby girl was born on July 23, 1928, to Harry Elihu and Alma Elivera (.


    Frances C. Schurle, 99, of Manhattan and Keats died Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2016, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House. Frances Schurle, the daughter of the late Frank J. and Cecilia J. (Matous) Srna, was born Aug. 27, 1917, in Lincoln County, six miles west of .


    Willis Duane White, 83, of Manhattan died Friday, Dec. 30, 2016, at his residence. His daughter provided some of the following information. He was born Nov. 4, 1933, in Abilene, the son of Willis Albert and Macie E. (Gump) White. Dad graduated from Abilene High .


    Edna M. Bryant, 96, died Friday, Jan. 6, 2017, at her home in Manhattan, surrounded by her family. She was born on Dec. 22, 1920, in Manhattan, the daughter of Charles O. and Emily (Lindscheid) Dailey. A complete obituary and funeral service information are pending .

  • Don’t rush Cabinet hearings

    It will be a busy week for U.S. senators involved in confirmation hearings for President-elect Donald Trump’s Cabinet nominees. On Tuesday, senators will consider the nomination of Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions for U.S. Attorney General. The next .


Subscribers can access a list of local public employees' 2014 pay records.

You can subscribe for as little as $1.99.

Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | The Manhattan Mercury, 318 North 5th Street, Manhattan, Kansas, 66502 | Copyright 2017