Tuesday, October 6, 2015


  • Obituaries | July 15, 2013

    Jean Keller

    Jean H. Keller, 86, of Manhattan died Sunday at the Via Christi Village in Manhattan.

  • Obituaries | July 15, 2013

    Olive Rathbone

    Olive A. Rathbone, 98, of Topeka, and former a longtime resident of Manhattan, died Saturday at the Midland Hospice House in Topeka.

  • Obituaries | July 15, 2013

    Betty Ebert

    Betty J. Ebert, 74, of Flush died Saturday at her home in Flush.

  • Editorials | July 15, 2013

    State arts funding climb will be steep

    In light of the state’s recent issuance of grants totaling $58,400 to eight organizations, including $4,000 to one in Wamego, we’d like to consider the cup half full with regard to state arts funding in Kansas. But we’re not there yet. We’re not

  • Obituaries | July 15, 2013

    Willard Tilley

    Willard Leroy Tilley, 84, of Frankfort died Saturday in Frankfort.

  • Columns | July 15, 2013

    Youth continue to need support

    I have received several calls from UFM constituents as a result of the implication in the Wednesday, July 10, Manhattan Mercury that the city was recommending a $20,000 cut to UFM. In fact, the SSAB request UFM Community Learning Center made was for $3,000 to continue funding a

  • Letters | July 15, 2013

    Two assistant managers essential to city services

    To the Editor: In a recent “I Wonder” column, the question was posed regarding the need for two assistant city managers for the City of Manhattan. The Mercury’s response was informative and clear.

  • Volleyball | July 15, 2013

    Wildcats close World University Games

    KAZAN, Russia — The Kansas State volleyball team’s time representing Team USA on the court at the World University Games came to a close Sunday with a 1-3 loss to China. Playing as the American contingent at the Games, K-State went 1-5 overall, while facing

  • Local | July 14, 2013

    More than just jazz at broadened festival

    Mary Renee, the emcee for the Little Apple Music Festival, had a few words for the audience Saturday: “Music is music.” The message was for those longtime attendees of the Little Apple Jazz Festival, created in 2005 and renamed the Little Apple Music Festival this year.

  • Local |Government, Politics | July 14, 2013

    J.C. officials say they can’t account for 30% of water; they suspect thievery

    Junction City officials are asking for the public’s help in identifying whoever is responsible for the theft of as much as 30 percent of the city’s entire water usage. In a statement released on the city’s website, officials said they have been unable

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