Tuesday, October 13, 2015


  • Letters | October 05, 2015

    Profanity not good; dissing Jayhawks taboo

    To the Editor: Regarding the letter writer whose daughters transferred out of K-State due to persistently offensive and sexually suggestive language by faculty members… I can’t believe the incidents were that serious because we have all recently seen how protective KSU is of the

  • Football | October 05, 2015

    Big 12 admits officiating error in K-State loss at Oklahoma State

    The final score will stand — a 36-34 loss for Kansas State — but nonetheless, the Big 12 Conference admitted fault in a first-down-and-distance snafu on Saturday in Stillwater, Okla. Late in the second quarter, Oklahoma State was called for holding on first-and-10 from the K-State 45-yard line.

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Kansas State University | October 04, 2015

    KSU football player Cre Moore arrested Sunday

    K-State football player Cre Moore was arrested early Sunday morning by Riley County Police. Moore, age 20, 2809 Blakewood Place, is a sophomore cornerback for K-State. He was arrested for driving under the influence and possession of a depressant at 3:26 a.m. at 1919 Poyntz Ave. The initial

  • Local |Business | October 04, 2015

    Habitat volunteers help family build dream


    ST. GEORGE — When 10-year-old Jose Berumen moves into his family’s new house, he’s going to have his own room and his own gecko. The building they live in now doesn’t allow any pets, but that’s going to change once Manhattan Area

  • Local |Business | October 04, 2015

    Local officials visit Columbia

    Local officials recently crossed state lines to get ideas for improving Manhattan. The Manhattan Area Chamber of Commerce organized a visit to Columbia, Missouri, on Wednesday and Thursday for a group of 34 people to learn about how Columbia has handled its growth. The group include

  • Local |Business | October 04, 2015

    Manhattan RadioShack changing name to Gizmoe’s after 43 years


    The local RadioShack is now Gizmoe’s. Owner Frank Beer announced Friday that his Manhattan store, which has operated under the RadioShack banner for 43 years, is shifting to the new name because of what he called “continued issues” surrounding the company. He mentioned that RadioShack

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 04, 2015

    Mason a finalist for chancellor at UA Fayetteville

    April mason.mercury

    K-State provost and senior vice president April Mason recently was named one of three finalists for the position of chancellor at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville. The university named recently narrowed the search for someone to fill its top position, announcing the final three

  • Off The Beat | October 04, 2015

    Discovering Scotland

    Sc -- magazine mug.phatch

    Scotland is hot these days. Feel free to stop with that weird expression. No, I’m not suggesting that global warming has turned the Highlands into Maui with better whiskey. I’m saying “hot” as in popular. We’re talking about travel and books and

  • Books | October 04, 2015

    K-State common book shows importance of choices

    “The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates” is a book about two men whose strikingly parallel childhoods lead them down divergent paths. Their stories begin with a shared name and birthdays less than a year apart. Both boys were born in Baltimore and raised

  • Manhattan High School | October 04, 2015

    Indians slow down West passing attack, rout Chargers, 50-7

    Mhs21 2.mercury

    Facing an offense that likes to throw the ball, Manhattan High tightened up its coverage and contained the pass game in a 50-7 win over Topeka West on Friday at Bishop Stadium. The Chargers, who threw as many as 50 times last week, completed just 13-of-33

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.