Pawnee Mental Health Services Director Robbin Cole briefed Riley County commissioners Thursday on her concerns about financial cuts and issues with insurance services. At the session, Cole noted what she referred to as the “three legged stool” of grant funding. That includes money from mental
At least 25 neighborhoods around town plan to get together to celebrate Manhattan Day. That’s the number of neighborhoods registered with The Mercury — the event’s main sponsor — to hold gatherings mostly this Saturday. Manhattan Day is an annual event on the first Saturday in
Fort Riley civilian employees on Thursday began receiving notices of upcoming furloughs that will eventually impact 2,400 workers. Under a provision of federal law, the notices empower the post to furlough employees as soon as 30 days after their issuance. Employees who received the furloughs also received
This weekend go cheer on the Cats at 2 p.m. on Friday as they take on the Wichita State Shockers at Tointon Family Stadium as they enter the NCAA regional tournament. For the first time in school history, K-State will host postseason play. Or check
Eleven interns last week participated in a sort of graduation ceremony from Project SEARCH, a national high-school-to-work transition program for people with cognitive disabilities. The program, funded by grants and headquartered at the K-State Student Union, offers young adults who have finished high school three
Burke and Margery Bayer and Barbara Wilson received the Manhattan Legacy Award Monday, May 20, at the Meadowlark Hills Legacy Banquet. Rev. Ben Duerfeldt, retired pastor from First Christian Church where he served for 26 years, was the speaker for the evening. Duerfeldt was serving First Christian
Daryl J. Zumbrunn, 68, of Junction City died Monday at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan.
Kansas State University’s Chem-E-Car Team has landed a spot in the national competition, set for Nov. 1-2 in San Francisco. The competition is part of the annual meeting of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers. The team earned its spot by finishing in third
Cecilia Umscheid, 80, of Wamego died Tuesday at the Good Shepherd Hospice House of Manhattan.
To the Editor: It was so touching to see on your front page of May 22 the article about Sandy Scott and her kids from the day care center selling lemonade to raise money for the Oklahoma tornado disaster relief.
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