• Kivett, Santigate named to All-Region team

    Seniors Ross Kivett and RJ Santigate, K-State’s top hitters in 2014, were named to the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) Midwest All-Region second team, the ABCA announced. Kivett, who was selected as a second baseman to the all-region team, was .

  • 80-mph gusts knock down trees, power lines Sunday

    A storm with winds of up to 80 mph tore down trees and power lines in the area early Sunday morning, though officials said most of the damage wasn’t severe. Riley County Emergency Management Director Pat Collins said he did .

  • Case load for WIC down in county

    Case loads for the Riley County Health Department’s WIC program are at an all-time low, which has some department personnel concerned. WIC, or the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children under the U.S. Department of .

  • Vote set for water, asphalt projects

    City commissioners are scheduled to vote on an elevated water storage tank for the Blue Township area during their meeting Tuesday. The elevated water storage tank is a collaborative project between the city and Pottawatomie County Rural Water District No. 1. .

  • Pastor feels called to help soldiers with PTSD Pastormoorehorz.phatch

    Sandra Moore has considered it her mission in life to help soldiers suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD. It’s an anxiety disorder experienced after emotional trauma, which can happen during war for soldiers. “My mission is to help .

  • Robbery reported at Westwood Motel

    An unknown man is wanted by Riley County police for reportedly robbing the Westwood Motel late Friday night. Officers responded to the motel, 2108 Fort Riley Blvd., at about 11:05 p.m. Friday, according to a Monday news release. Police were informed .

  • Man arrested after standoff

    Junction City police arrested a Fort Riley soldier Saturday evening following a standoff that lasted more than five hours. A report from the police department indicated that the standoff began when officers responded to 2614 Deerfield Blvd. at 6:07 p.m. after .

  • Roberts’ tenure is a curious issue

    Can Milton Wolf topple U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts in the Republican primary election in August? We’re inclined to doubt it, and we have plenty of company. But we’re also inclined to think Sen. Roberts ought to campaign .

  • Junction City troupe presents ‘Company’ G.w.clift1

    The little spring tour of area arts facilities that members of the Mercury’s review staff have been on ended with my trip to Junction City’s attractive Hoover Opera House. There the city’s long-effective Little Theater produced a .

  • Researchers create better methods to detect E. coli

    Kansas State University diagnosticians are helping the cattle industry save millions of dollars each year by developing earlier and accurate detection of E. coli. Lance Noll, master’s student in veterinary biomedical science, of Greensburg; T.G. Nagaraja, university distinguished .

  • El Nino could affect U.S. crops

    A Kansas State University senior agricultural economist says there’s a 70 percent chance an El Niño will arrive this fall — and that’s good news for the United States. Jay O’Neil, an instructor and specialist at the university’.

  • Learn about the upcoming bike ride to fight MS and and enjoy free pizza

    To the Editor: An information meeting regarding the annual Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Bike Ride will be held at A.J.’s Pizzeria, 301 Poyntz Ave., at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 19. All bicycle riders, regardless of skill, are welcome. We will describe .





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