• Moser named executive editor Megan.moser1

    Megan Moser has been named executive editor of The Manhattan Mercury. Moser will lead The Mercury’s newsroom, including news reporters, editors, designers, photographers and the sports department. She had been doing that job on an interim basis since the .

  • Museum’s first artist-in-residence explores human/animal interaction 070814 calderkamin 008.phatch

    The Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art will have its first-ever artist-in-residence this week. Calder Kamin of Kansas City, Mo., will be at the museum today through Thursday for the Beach’s Open AIR (Artist-in-Residence) program at which people can .

  • Residential construction still rising

    Residential construction continues to flourish in Pottawatomie County. Zoning Administrator Gregg Webster told county commissioners Monday that building permits issued for new dwellings totaled 63 through the first six months of 2014––the highest number in at least the past five years. .

  • Junction City man sentenced to 5 years for child pornography

    A federal judge on Monday sentenced a Junction City man to 63 months, or more than five years, in prison on a charge of accessing child pornography with intent to view. Scott Deppish, 43, had previously pleaded guilty to the charge, according .

  • This ‘Tammy’ is not in any way memorable G.w.clift1

    During the showing of the new movie “Tammy” that I attended, my companion told me the film was “tedious.” On reflection, I think a better word to describe this new screen comedy is “forgettable.” Here we are in the season .

  • Two K-State students earn Fulbright awards

    Kansas State University is continuing its legacy of producing Fulbright award winners to represent the United States. Adam Miller, a May 2012 master’s degree graduate in Spanish second language acquisition, Overland Park, is a 2014-15 Fulbright U.S. student grant .

  • Taking smartphone break improves employee well-being, research finds

    Want to be more productive and happier during the workday? Try taking a short break to text a friend, play “Angry Birds” or check Facebook on your smartphone, according to Kansas State University research. In his latest research, Sooyeol Kim, .

  • Salvation Army observes Christmas in July

    The Salvation Army, in partnership with local businesses, is launching a “Christmas in July” fundraising campaign. The organization will be collecting donations in kettles placed in various businesses around town, including Bob’s Diner, McAllister’s, Varney’s, On the .


    L. Marie “Suki” Dellen, 85, of Manhattan, died Sunday, July 6, 2014, at the Meadowlark Hills-Stolzer House. The family provided the following information. She was born on July 11, 1928, in Manhattan, the daughter of Ben C. and Lulu (McConnell) York and had been a .

  • 3 Wildcats named to watch lists 44 mueller, ryan - mug.phatch

    Kansas State senior captains Tyler Lockett, Jake Waters and Ryan Mueller were each named to preseason watch lists for awards presented by the Maxwell Football Club, the organization announced Monday. Lockett and Waters are candidates for the Maxwell Award, presented .

  • Foster hungry for next season B1.2914.ksubk.phatch

    It’s now July and Marcus Foster still hasn’t forgotten about Kentucky. That 56-49 loss to the other Wildcats in the NCAA tournament ended Kansas State’s season a year ago and is a big part of what’s .

  • Optimist Aftershock goes 2-2 last weekend

    The Manhattan Optimist Aftershock fastpitch softball team traveled to Lincoln, Neb., to play in the Firecracker NIT.  In the opener, lack of offense contributed to a 10-6 loss to the Omaha Echo Frenzy.  Singles from Kali Crome and .


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