Police located a 22-year-old Manhattan man Thursday believed to be involved in an earlier armed robbery at Dara’s Fast Lane. Frank Hanson III, 1838 Anderson Ave., Apt. 4, was arrested in Grandview Plaza at approximately 5 p.m. Thursday after he was located with the assistance of
Officials are still searching for a cause to the apartment fire that killed one person Wednesday night. Crews remained on the scene Friday at 820 Sunset Avenue, and as of mid-day northbound traffic from Anderson Avenue was still blocked. Fire Chief Jerry Snyder said all agencies,
As people the world over have observed in recent years, religious extremism is manifest in many ways. Bombs small enough to fit in one’s hand and as big as commercial jetliners have been used to kill, maim and instill terror in innocent people, to
To the Editor: An article in the Feb. 4 Manhattan Mercury reports that Tony Powell was to be sworn in to the Kansas Court of Appeals this week. Powell, appointed by Gov. Sam Brownback, was a leader among anti-abortion Republicans while he was in the Legislature.
Gayle Doll, assistant professor of family studies and human services and director of the Center on Aging at Kansas State University, is a new fellow of the Association for Gerontology in Higher Education. The honor recognizes outstanding leadership in gerontology and geriatric education. The criteria
With more than $20,000 in prizes, students in all majors and years have started registering for the Next Big Thing, Kansas Sate University’s business idea competition. A bicycle rental service, jewelry that gives back to the community, a catering company and food separators to effectively
Fourteen companies and an expected 400 students will participate in Kansas State University’s second Professional Development Day, a College of Business Administration-sponsored event that gives students the opportunity to learn and perfect skills such as networking, corporate ethics and cross-generational communication. The college’s Professional
Five high school seniors are receiving the Kassebaum Scholarship from Kansas State University. Named in honor of former Kansas Sen. Nancy Kassebaum-Baker, the $5,000 Kassebaum Scholarship recognizes students whose academic and extracurricular achievements reflect the potential for and desire to make a difference through energetic leadership
Fresh off a sweep of Topeka West on Tuesday, the Manhattan High basketball teams return home tonight to host the Shawnee Heights Thunderbirds in a rematch from December. On the boys’ side, revenge is a factor after Manhattan (8-7, 4-4 Centennial) blew a 10-point fourth-quarter
Shirley G. Carlson, 79, of Wichita died Thursday at Midwest Homestead of Wichita.
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