Tuesday, July 28, 2015


  • Movies | May 07, 2013

    ‘Iron Man 3’ may be an improvement in the product


    Here are some claims veteran screen-writer Shane Black can make for the second movie he has directed: “Iron Man 3” has made lots of money. “Iron Man 3” has sold lots of tickets. And “Iron Man 3” is a better movie than the first two films in the

  • Manhattan High School | May 07, 2013

    MHS tennis qualifies five for state tournament

    With weather postponing play at the Class 6A tennis regional in Wichita originally scheduled for last Friday, players from each of the eight participating schools had an extra weekend to prepare for postseason tennis. The wait was worth it, as the Manhattan High boys’ tennis

  • Food & Drink | May 07, 2013

    Skip the wait and plan a thoughful spring menu for Mom

    Moms are pretty important pieces of the culinary landscape. Many of them inspired both famous chefs and home cooks, including me. This Sunday celebrates mothers, both culinary and not, with Mother’s Day. As anyone who has ever attempted to take Mom out knows, restaurants

  • Manhattan High School | May 07, 2013

    Fischer, Samenus lead MHS over Emporia 1-0

    The Manhattan High girls’ soccer team finally had the right weather on Monday. And finally, after missing numerous shots, the Indians scored a goal with 22 minutes to play to defeat Emporia 1-0 at Anneberg Park. The lone goal for the Indians (9-4) came on an

  • Manhattan High School | May 07, 2013

    Indians sweep Scots in twin bill

    The Manhattan High baseball team pummeled the visiting Highland Park Scots in the Indians’ final home doubleheader of the regular season Monday afternoon at Norvell Field, 19-4 and 17-0. Both games were run-ruled, though Game 1 was a tough start for Manhattan. The Indians trailed Highland

  • Manhattan High School | May 07, 2013

    MHS golfers take second at Emporia

    The Manhattan High boys’ golf team has a busy week to close out the regular season. The Indians started a stretch of three tournaments in three days on Monday at Emporia, taking second place. They play at Junction City today and at Lawrence on Wednesday

  • Local | May 06, 2013

    Signs point to a good season for those fishing at Tuttle Creek

    It could be a very good spring and summer season for those interested in fishing at Tuttle Creek. Ely Sprenkle, fisheries biologist at the Tuttle Creek office of the Department of Wildlife and Tourism, said indications from last fall point to an active season, and

  • Local |Kansas State University |Government, Politics | May 06, 2013

    Governor pushes for higher ed

    Gov. Sam Brownback came to Kansas State University Monday to continue his push against cuts to the state’s higher education system. The governor met with KSU students and faculty Monday morning as part of a two-week long series of recess stops to various cities

  • Local |Business | May 06, 2013

    Charity restaurant closes doors

    Local, a restaurant geared toward charity, has closed its doors. “Last year, even though we donated over $20,000 to charities, the losses far exceeded what was needed to keep the restaurant open,” said Dave Dreiling, owner of Local and founder of GTM Sportswear, in explaining the

  • Neighbors | May 06, 2013

    Teaching canine friends to be more agile

    Neighbor 5-6.phatch

    Jocelyn Baker found a way 1 1/2 years ago to connect her love of dogs and her desire to stay busy by opening up her own agility training facility in Manhattan. In February 2012, Baker, who has been teaching agility for 12 years, built a 60 x 80 foot arena on

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.