Riley County EMS Director Larry Couchman reported Monday that the number of medical-related incidents at this weekend’s Country Stampede was low considering the magnitude of the event and its attendance, which he said could number anywhere from 40,000 to 60,000 per .
City commissioners will provide feedback Tuesday on the proposed transient guest tax increase. The meeting starts at 7 p.m. at City Hall. This discussion comes to the commission as a part of the Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) 2015 budget request, .
Most of the time, the rat-a-tat-tats and window-rattling booms we hear on a daily basis emanate from Fort Riley. They’re the sounds of freedom. This week we will hear plenty of other booms and rat-a-tat-tats — fireworks. They, too, are .
What began for James Sperman as a way to help manage his father’s health has now grown into a sight that inspires astonishment. Just off the northeast corner of Highway 24 and Flush Road, Sperman cultivates bananas, figs and .
The American Legion Manhattan Manko senior 17ers finished off their tournament at the Washburn Ichabods’ summer team camp showcase, winning their final game of bracket play on Sunday against the KC Blaze Red, 6-4 to finish first in the Silver .
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The Kansas State track and field team continued a busy offseason with current and former athletes, as well as staff, competing at the USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Sacramento, Calif. Highlighting the weekend for the Wildcats .
To the Editor: I am very encouraged by the recent articles in the Mercury and Wednesday’s editorial about Wildcat Creek. My home is on Wildcat Creek, and although I live high on a bank on the north side of .
To the Editor: I want to shame my City of Manhattan. You dropped the ball this year when it comes to the Fourth of July. Not only did you not foot the bill for the fireworks this year, but failed .
Frances Rosalee Callahan Erdwien, 85, former long-time El Dorado resident, died after a brief illness on Thursday, June 26, 2014 in Overland Park surrounded by her loving family. The family provided some of the following information. Frances was born in Manhattan on June 19, 1929, .
Fred Harrison Barnhart, Sr., 90, of Wamego, died Saturday, June 28, 2014 at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. Fred was born on Aug. 26, 1923, in Horseheads, N.Y., the son of Harrison and Arrah (.
Edgar B. Hetzler, 92, died on Saturday, June 28, 2014. He was born in Onaga on Oct. 19, 1921, to Bernard and Olga. Ed served as a pilot in WWII and eventually retired from the Air Force Reserve as a Lt. Colonel. In 1947, he married .
Charlotte Anita Apodaca Cardenas, 67 of Washington, died Saturday, June 28, 2014 in her home. She was born Feb. 23, 1947, in Denver to Seferino and Viola (Garcia) Apodaca. Survivors include her husband, Domingo Sr. of Washington; children, Lisa Smith (Luke) of Belleville, Tina Manzola .
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