Wednesday, June 29, 2016



Lifestyle

  • Local |Kansas State University | March 27, 2014

    Purple Masque to celebrate relocation at KSU open house

    A Kansas State University tradition is joining the modern world. The Purple Masque Theatre’s update and relocation will be celebrated at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, April 5, at the K-State Alumni Center’s Johnson Terrace as part of the All-University Open House. The Purple Masque Theatre

  • Local |Education | March 27, 2014

    Funding bill could mean tax reduction

    Manhattan-Ogden school district residents could see a slight decrease in taxes if a Kansas House bill allocates $386,208 in state aid. Lew Faust, director of business services for USD 383, gave the school board an update about the recent Gannon decision from the Kansas Supreme Court that

  • Local | March 27, 2014

    Tiger dies at Sunset Zoo

    Bob amur tiger.phatch

    Sunset Zoo bid farewell Wednedsay to Bob Jr., an 18-year-old male Amur tiger. Bob was euthanized after receiving treatment for chronic kidney and arthritis problems over the last several years. The tiger had been under close veterinary observation, showing symptoms of renal (kidney) failure and

  • March 27, 2014

    Transit group almost official

    The Flint Hills Regional Transit Administration almost had its first official meeting Wednesday. The meeting was an unofficial organizational session because the state attorney general still hasn’t signed off on the interlocal agreement needed to make the group official. The transit administration includes officials

  • Local |Government & Politics | March 27, 2014

    Fehr: NBAF, airport expansion set to move ahead as planned

    The Riley County Commission heard from Manhattan City Manager Ron Fehr about updates on on construction projects — including the National Bio and Agro Defense Facility (NBAF) and Manhattan Regional Airport. Fehr told the commission a recent trip to Washington, D.C., bolstered confidence NBAF construction

  • Local |Government & Politics | March 27, 2014

    Fehr: NBAF, airport expansion set to move ahead as planned

    The Riley County Commission heard from Manhattan City Manager Ron Fehr about updates on on construction projects — including the National Bio and Agro Defense Facility (NBAF) and Manhattan Regional Airport. Fehr told the commission a recent trip to Washington, D.C., bolstered confidence NBAF construction

  • Manhattan High School | March 27, 2014

    MHS track team begins season today in Topeka

    Melgares.phatch

    Manhattan High head track and field coach Jesse Woodard is a busy man these days. He has more than 175 kids out for track and has been confined to indoor practices much of the spring season thus far, limiting how much his team can actually work

  • Manhattan High School | March 27, 2014

    MHS soccer opens season vs. Topeka

    Emma samenus.phatch

    Coming off an appearance at state last season, Manhattan girls’ soccer coach Mike Sanchez has set the team’s goals just as high this year. With six seniors returning from last year’s team and plenty of young talent, the Indians are looking to improve

  • Editorials | March 27, 2014

    Civilian courts fine for most terrorists

    As cases involving terrorists go, the trial of Sulaiman Abu Graith just blocks from where the World Trade Center once stood came and went before most people were even aware of it. Who knows, perhaps the public was following the search of the missing Malaysian

  • Letters | March 27, 2014

    Story sensationalized ‘civil’ Law Board exchange

    To the Editor: The Riley County Law Board had its March meeting on the 24th, and, as usual, there was media coverage. The Mercury’s story appeared the next day. Having been at the meeting, I found the Mercury’s lengthy story to be far


Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | The Manhattan Mercury, 318 North 5th Street, Manhattan, Kansas, 66502 | Copyright 2012

Reproduction of any kind is prohibited without written consent.