Sometimes we learn things in the oddest ways. My recent lesson started with a gas cap. You know, those things you screw back on your car’s gas tank after you’ve spent about $60 on a partial fill-up. OK, so somehow I wound up needing
Riley County animal control and law enforcement officers attended a training session Wednesday about how to investigate dog fighting and cockfighting crime. Terry Mills, blood sports director for the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, led the session, explaining the underground culture
We can’t imagine what the strangest thing the Manhattan City Commission might ever have to deal with would be, but accountability for vomiting in taxis would likely be a contender. Yet in a community loaded with college students and a considerable contingent of young
To The Editor: We want to thank the Mercury for printing Chris Banner’s review of our book, “My Navy Cross,” subtitled “Something I’m Not Proud Of.” However, there are some inaccuracies in the review. First, “Restoring History” is not part of the title.
To the Editor: This is in reference to the Washington Post editorial “Tragically, nothing has changed” and the Associated Press story, “Contract worker behind Navy Yard shooting rampage” on page in Tuesday’s Mercury.
The Kansas State chapter of Theta Xi recently won the Memorial Trophy, given to the top Theta Xi chapter in the nation. It shared the award with the Georgia Southern chapter, topping the other 47 active chapters. Memorial Trophy is based on a chapter’s performance
History comes to life this Saturday at the High Ground Museum outside Council Grove. “Everybody’s welcome to come ‘relive exactly what it used to be like’ during our annual open house and hay day,” said Lloyd Florence. Florence and his wife, Marlene, will host
Betty Overley of Manhattan died Wednesday at Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community. Services are pending with Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home.
Gary Lynn Dooley, 65, of Salina, died Monday at Fort Riley.
F Gene Ernst, 83, of Manhattan, died September 5 at Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community. A memorial service will be at The First Christian Church located in the Courthouse Plaza at 1 p.m. Sept. 28th.
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