• K-State fundraising hits record

    K-State supporters set a record for total gifts to the department for the fifth straight year and boosted Ahearn Fund membership to unprecedented numbers, Senior Associate Athletics Director Chad Weiberg announced today. They contributed a record $46.4 million to K-State Athletics .

  • Hole-in-one at Colbert Hills

    Michelle Woods had a hole-in-one on Monday at Colbert Hills, using a 9 iron from 134 yards out on hole No. 11. The feat was witnessed by Myles Pitts..

  • Marlins to host district championship

    The Manhattan Marlins swim team will host the Missouri Valley Swimming District Championships West swim meet July 18-20 at the City Pool. The meet starts that Friday on at 10:15 a.m. and Saturday and Sunday at 9:15 a.m. Afternoon sessions .

  • Anthony team camp

    Anthony Middle School will have a football team camp July 16-18 — 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the school..


    Alvin L. Meyer, 72, of Marysville, died Monday, July 7, 2014, at The University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, Neb. Visitation will be Friday, July 11, from 1 to 9 p.m. at Kinsley Mortuary in Marysville. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p..


    Lois Leona Hedman, 93, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, July 8, 2014, at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. Lois was born in Leonardville on May 25, 1921. She was the daughter of the late Carl B. and Minnie (Nelson) Meyer.  She graduated from Leonardville .


    Wilma Mae Forsberg, 84, of Riley, died Wednesday, July 9, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. She was born on Jan. 2, 1930, in Eagleville, Mo., the daughter of Rutherford H. and Mary L. (Hurst) Shannon.  She grew up in the .

  • Stores downtown and in mall close during temporary power outage

    Business on Manhattan’s southeast side couldn’t proceed as usual Wednesday afternoon as a power outage forced many stores and service providers to temporarily close. The outage affected more than 900 customers, Westar Energy reported, including businesses on Poyntz Avenue .

  • City wants RCPD to dip into reserve to address shortfall

    City commissioners said Tuesday they would like the Riley County Police Department to dip into its reserve funds to address a budget shortfall. Because revenues from funding sources are lower than expected, the police department is projected to be $237,816 short .

  • Pepperd says renters have more options Homeforsale.phatch

    It really isn’t fair, tossing out a puzzling question, then not turning over every possible stone in search of an answer. In last Sunday’s Mercury, a story outlined what officials said appears to be a significant drop in .

  • Volunteers needed for furniture event

    As Furniture Amnesty Day grows larger, the need for volunteers does as well. The event is from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, July 25, in the City Park parking lot near the Wilson baseball fields. The city and HandsOn Kansas .

  • Commission looks for further reductions

    City staff members are seeking direction on further reductions to the 2015 budget for the final work session on the topic July 22. The Flint Hills Discovery Center budget and business plan also will be a topic of discussion. Currently, the proposed 2015 .


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