Thursday, May 5, 2016


  • Local |Business |Kansas State University | February 13, 2014

    Bus aims to help network pick up younger viewers


    A bus promoting C-SPAN spent two hours Thursday at Kansas State University trying to reach an audience typically outside of its viewership. LaShawna Saint-Preux, C-SPAN marketing representative, said the stop was a part of a tour of Big 12 campuses, the first branded tour in the 21

  • Local |Business |Kansas State University | February 13, 2014

    K-State receives $10M gift

    Frank and Elizabeth Burke, Doylestown, Pa., have made a $10 million gift to support the new building for the College of Business Administration at Kansas State University. The 140,000-square-foot building will feature tiered classrooms, a large showcase lecture hall, computer labs, a financial research lab and

  • Local |Government & Politics | February 13, 2014

    County signs training agreement

    Riley County commissioners on Thursday unanimously approved an interlocal training agreement among Fort Riley and area governing bodies. The agreement will allow local entities — Riley County, Geary County, Junction City and Manhattan — to train with equipment from Fort Riley and from each other that is

  • Local |Kansas State University |Government & Politics | February 13, 2014

    Temple Black showed political chops in 1979 Landon speech

    Shirley Temple Black, who died Monday at age 85, once visited Manhattan to show off her political side. The iconic former child star came on April 10, 1979, to Kansas State University to deliver the 46th Landon Lecture as a U.S. ambassador. Black didn’t pull any

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | February 13, 2014

    Body found in Geary County

    A body matching the description of a missing Junction City woman has been found, Junction City police said Thursday, and two people have been arrested in connection with the case. JCPD detectives, working with agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation, found the body of

  • Arts & Leisure | February 13, 2014

    Imaginarium both entertains and perplexes McCain crowd


    The show Imaginarium was designed to be something new, or so I believe. Kansas City dance and acrobatics company Quixotic Fusion performed Imaginarium in K-State’s McCain Auditorium last Friday evening, and a good-sized crowd seemed to enjoy it almost as much as they seemed

  • Manhattan High School | February 13, 2014

    MHS officials still silent on Brooks’ fate

    Officials continued to decline comment Thursday on the situation of Tim Brooks, who remains suspended from his job as the boys’ basketball coach at Manhattan High School. MHS athletics director Mike Marsh reiterated late Wednesday that “when a decision is reached, we will issue a

  • Manhattan High School | February 13, 2014

    Indians fall in final wrestling dual

    The Manhattan High wrestling team traveled to Topeka Wednesday night for a dual with Seaman, but came up just short in a 33-25 loss. The Indians were strong in the lower weight classes, with a 25-6 lead through Austin Chauncey’s win at 160 over Sam

  • Holidays |Arts & Leisure | February 13, 2014

    See the ‘magnificently macabre’ Addams family

    Needing some options for your Valentine’s Day date on Friday? There are plenty of options for your dates. Da da da dunt. Snap. Snap. Fall in love with the weird and wonderful Addams Family all over again in what critics have called a “devilishly

  • Women's Basketball | February 13, 2014

    Wildcats’ rally falls short vs. Texas

    With just six regular-season games remaining and now five games under .500, the sun may be setting on the Kansas State women’s basketball team’s chances at making the postseason. But don’t say that to Wildcat senior Katya Leick. (Kansas State senior Ashlynn Knoll

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.