A medical distress call made by a diabetic man in Riley was mistaken for a possible chemical suicide attempt when emergency responders arrived on the scene late Sunday. Officer Matthew Droge said Riley County dispatch received a call at about 11 p.m. Sunday from a
Bonnie J. (Ayars) Hollowell, 82, died in her home in Lady Lake, Fla., on Friday.
One can understand President Barack Obama’s reluctance to escalate U.S. involvement in Syria in the absence of clear evidence that Syrian President Bashar Assad has used chemical weapons. Maybe President Assad crossed President Obama’s “red line,” and maybe he didn’t. After
Gov. Sam Brownback has plans to visit all the Kansas Board of Regents universities. At every university, he reminds them that he proposed level funding, while the Kansas Legislature wants to cut them by either 2 percent in the Kansas Senate or 4 percent in the Kansas
The offense that put the Kansas State baseball team first in the nation in batting average was stifled by TCU Sunday afternoon in Tointon Family Stadium. The Horned Frogs defeated K-State 5-2, in the series finale, though the Wildcats took the first two games of
Last week’s trip to the Topeka High Invitational gave the Manhattan High boys’ tennis team a good chance to see some of the competition they’ll face in the coming weeks. Between today’s Centennial League tennis meet and the weekend trip to regionals,
Manhattan Arts Center Theatre ends its 2012-2013 season this week with a bang and a sizzle—the final four shows (May 2-5) in the MAC’s Grosh Performance Hall run of the 1966 hit Broadway musical, Cabaret. You probably don’t want to miss this one:
I’m sad to see this academic year’s theater season come to a close. But this noteworthy stretch of fine productions must stop for the summer. The last compelling item on the list of campus theater productions is The Heiress, and the last performances
Saturday shifts at the Mercury can be fun because it brings the opportunity to step outside the realm of what a reporter typically covers. Well, this Saturday brought prom for juniors and seniors at Manhattan High School. The festivities were set to begin at 9 p.
Abrupt rises and falls in temperature and precipitation don’t just wear on people; they also take a toll on crops and livestock. The state of Kansas has had some bizarre weather this spring including the mini-snow storm Manhattan saw earlier this week and the
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