Sears and Sears Auto Center in Manhattan will close in December, according to Sears Holdings Corporation. Sears, one of Manhattan Town Center’s anchors, will begin its liquidation sale on Sept. 26. Howard Riefs, director of corporate communications for Sears Holdings, .
A planned Welcome Center at Kansas State University now has an official name. The Kansas Board of Regents on Wednesday approved K-State President Kirk Schulz’s recommendation to name the center the Berney Family Welcome Center for benefactors Rand and .
NEW YORK — You’ve heard it before. Maybe you’ve said it before. New York is so over. It’s just a big shopping mall for the hyper-rich. Luxury apartment towers are sprouting like crystalline fungi all over the formerly .
KANSAS CITY, KAN. — A Fort Riley soldier on Wednesday in federal court was sentenced to six months in prison for making false material statements to the Social Security Administration. James Nickerson, 38, will serve six months of home confinement and three .
College Hill Preschool students and adults were evacuated to Peace Lutheran Church, 2500 Kimball Ave, at about 10:45 a.m. Thursday because of a strong gas odor inside the school. At The Mercury’s press time, USD 383 maintenance and Kansas Gas Service .
Rusty Wilson’s day could have started better. The owner of Kite’s Grille and Bar, 615 N. 12th St., received a surprise visit Thursday morning from about 30 Kansas Department of Revenue authorities, Alcoholic Beverage Control agents and police officers. They .
Police on Wednesday arrested a Manhattan man for manufacturing methamphetamine. Riley County officers arrested Matthew Sundgren, 30, of 1947 College Heights, Apt. A-3, at 9:38 p.m. in the 7600 block of Cedar Creek Road. He was charged with manufacturing methamphetamine, possession of drug .
It may only be the third week of the high school season, but Friday’s matchup between Manhattan High and Hayden is likely to have serious Centennial League title implications. Other league hopefuls Topeka High and Junction City figure to .
It was good to learn this week that the Riley County Police Department is testing cameras for officers to wear in dealings with the public, just as it was good to learn that the RCPD has been looking into using .
William F. “Bill” Stahl, 89, of Junction City, died Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, at Valley View Senior Life in Junction City. Bill was born March 4, 1925, in Junction City, the son of Edward John and Reta Mae (Cline) Stahl. He attended schools in Junction .
Tessie Myrtle Bussart, 79, of Wamego died Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, at the Westy Community Care Home. She was a member of the area for nearly 50 years. The family provided some of the following information. Tessie was born Feb. 4, 1935, in Kalamazoo, Mich., the .
Wayne Austin Perry, 87, of Salina died Friday, Sept. 12, 2014. He was born March 21, 1927, in Junction City, the son of William Austin Perry and Etta Elizabeth (Dempsey) Perry. Wayne was a World War II veteran and a mail carrier for the United .
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