Riley County commissioners approved the submission of a USDA Rural Development Grant application to help repair the ailing sewer system in University Park Thursday morning. The grant, if received, would pay for 45 percent of the cost of the system, which .
After leading the way for the Manhattan High girls’ swimming and diving team last week at the Centennial League meet in Topeka, the Indians’ top four swimmers will try and keep things going this weekend at the Class 6A state .
To the Editor: I would like to give special thanks to Paul Hagen of Paul’s Pharmacy at 461 E. Poyntz Ave. Unlike grocery or discount store pharmacies I have encountered, Paul’s is informative, personable, friendly, one-on-one and very prompt. .
To the Editor: I’m inspired to write to you by a letter to the editor I just read in my (now) local paper, The Norfolk Daily News. There is apparently quite a division in this town regarding youth baseball, .
Residents have an opportunity to take part in a historic Historic Summit on Thursday evening. Sponsored by the Manhattan/Riley County Preservation Alliance, the Riley County Historical Society and Museum, and the Historic Resources Board, the Historic Summit asks the .
ATHENS, Ga. — Making her school record fourth straight appearance at the NCAA Singles Championships on Wednesday, Kansas State’s Petra Niedermayerova battled to a three-set win over 45th-ranked Lacey Smyth of Arizona, 7-5, 2-6, 7-5, in the first round of .
Kansas State has asked The Mercury to take down a photo of a confidential letter concerning Leticia Romero from its website. University attorney Pete Paukstelis on Thursday asked for the removal and destruction of the photo it obtained Wednesday showing .
Kansas State has no intention of releasing Leticia Romero from her scholarship. “Under university policy, the appeals committee’s decision is final and binding, and there is no university procedure to reexamine one of those decisions,” K-State vice president for .
The Taste of Downtown had locals sampling all kinds of new dishes at Manhattan eateries Tuesday night. The inaugural event, a fundraiser for the Little Apple Optimist Club, was co-sponsored by Downtown Manhattan Inc., and both organizations set out to .
City commissioners on Tuesday unanimously agreed to begin the hiring process for a consultant to develop a guiding plan for the Parks and Recreation Department. Parks Director Eddie Eastes said this plan wouldn’t be a full comprehensive plan for .
A dedication ceremony for the restored Long’s Park will take place at 3:30 p.m. Thursday. Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) funded improvements to the park, which reopened for .
Ogden Elementary School was in a lockout for about an hour Tuesday afternoon as Riley County police investigated a sexual assault reported in the town. Officer Matthew Droge said the incident didn’t take place at the school, but police .
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