• Commissioners respond to mortgage fee letter

    Riley County commissioners took issue with a letter to the editor published in Thursday’s Mercury. The letter was written by John Luebcke, assistant vice president of Citizens State Bank in Marysville. Luebcke defended Kansas Senate Bill 298, which proposes a .

  • An evening conversation: goodbye, pal Sc -- magazine mug.phatch

    There is another breakup coming in my life. Yep, another piece of technology — lifeblood and lifestyle of the 21st century — must endure a divorce for my own piece of mind. And to keep me from confusing my friends any further. .

  • Sunday’s biggest rainfall hit center of town

    Central Manhattan took the brunt of Sunday’s storms — at least in terms of rainfall — K-State climatologist Mary Knapp said Monday. About 3.2 inches of rain fell on the K-State campus Sunday, but only 0.76 of an inch was recorded at Manhattan .

  • Schulz to give update on Campus Corridor

    Kansas State University president Kirk Schulz is scheduled to give an update on the university’s North Campus Corridor plan to city commissioners at their 5:30 p.m. meeting on Tuesday. Schulz’s presentation during the city work session will focus .

  • Dozens contribute to latest MAC show’s success Ben.nyberg

    Before there was Jesus Christ Superstar, there was Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Manhattan Arts Center Theatre Company’s sparkling revival of this first Andrew Lloyd Webber / Tim Rice collaboration is currently lighting up the Grosh Performance Hall. Final .

  • Dole well deserves recent accolades

    Bob Dole isn’t quite as mobile as he once was, but he still gets around pretty well, particularly for a 90-year-old who was badly wounded during World War II. What matters is that he’s been getting around Kansas .

  • ‘Earnest’ perfect end to theater year G.w.clift1

    May 1 through 4, local theatergoers will have the chance to enjoy the last of what has been a very successful and entertaining season of plays produced on the campus by K-State Theater. The current offering is Oscar Wilde’s The Importance .

  • Gun debate needs more facts, less opinion, passion

    To the Editor: The discussion over guns and gun violence continues to be misinformed through passion and opinions rather than re-search and facts.  The Mercury added to the opinion in its editorial Sunday, “Looser gun laws won’t make .

  • Symphony in concert Saturday

    TOPEKA — The Topeka Symphony will present music by Vaughn Williams, Liebermann, and Dvorak on Saturday in White Concert Hall on the Washburn University campus.  The 7:30 p.m. program, sponsored by the Topeka Symphony Endowment, will be led by the .

  • CECILIA DENNING

    Cecilia Delores (Birzer) Denning, 89, a long-time resident of Russell, died on April 25, 2014, at Trinity Manor Nursing Home in Dodge City.  Cecilia was born on June 9, 1924, in Barton County near Ellinwood.  She was the 15th of 18 children born to .

  • ELAINE LINDSTROM

    Elaine Mary Lindstrom, 91, of Riley, died April 26, 2014, at the Leonardville Nursing Home. She was born on April 19, 1923, on the Greenfield family farm southwest of Leonardville, the daughter of August and Lillian (Greenfield) Trumpp. She was baptized in the Fairview Presbyterian .

  • MIKE HOLMES

    Michael D. “Mike” Holmes, 34, of St. George, died April 25, 2014, as the result of a dirt bike accident in Waynoka, Okla. He was born May 30, 1979, in Manhattan, the son of Donald E. and Nancy H. (Huyser) Holmes. Mike worked with his .





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