Sunday, May 24, 2015


  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | February 07, 2013

    K-State researcher dies of smoke inhalation; no others injured

    Scene 2.phatch

    A Kansas State University researcher died in a late-night apartment fire in Manhattan on Wednesday and investigators are still searching for a cause. Emergency responders were first called to 820 Sunset Ave. a little before midnight for reports of smoke. There, they found Vasanta Lakshmi Pallem, 34,

  • Local |Government, Politics | February 07, 2013

    Davis sees obstacles to Brownback agenda

    Pushing his campaign against Gov. Sam Brownback’s tax reform proposals, House Minority Leader Paul Davis predicted Wednesday that the Legislature may reject all three cornerstone aspects of the Brownback initiative. Davis, a Lawrence Democrat, speculated that opposition is mounting to the ideas of extending

  • Local |Education | February 07, 2013

    Lawrence-based firm hired for MHS East analysis

    Gould Evans, a Lawrence-based firm, will begin a Manhattan High East Campus facility analysis following approval by the USD 383 school board Wednesday. The analysis will be conducted because the board removed many potential elements of the MHS East renovation from the 2008 school bond issue in

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | February 07, 2013

    Police searching for suspect in armed robbery at Dara’s


    Riley County police are on the lookout for a man believed to be involved in an armed robbery early Wednesday morning at a Dara’s Fast Lane location in Manhattan. Officers also arrested another man in relation to the crime. Officials identified the suspect as

  • Local | February 07, 2013

    Flint Hills group invites those under 40 to voice opinions

    A group that aims to explore the future of the Flint Hills is looking to give the region’s younger residents a voice. Flint Hills Frontiers is having a meeting for people in their 20s and 30s at 7 p.m. on Friday at St. John’

  • Local |Government, Politics | February 07, 2013

    Ad-hoc group looks to raise $100,000 for fieldhouse study

    A representative of the ad-hoc group behind a proposed regional athletic complex told county commissioners Thursday that the group is trying to raise around $100,000 to conduct a feasibility study. Fieldhouse advisory group chair Gail Urban brought her survey results and figures to commissioners to update

  • Arts, Leisure | February 07, 2013

    Theaters bring variety


    Several K-State stages will have a variety of entertainment for you this weekend. “Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo” will be brought to life on the Nichols Theatre stage as students from the Department of Theatre present this Tony and Pulitzer Prize-nominated play by Rajiv

  • Local |Kansas State University | February 07, 2013

    K-State hosts international summit for hunger relief

    The Universities Fighting World Hunger Summit is coming to the Kansas City metropolitan area March 2-4 at the Sheraton Overland Park Hotel at the Convention Center. Sponsored by a consortium of Kansas higher education institutions – including Kansas State University – as well as several nonprofit hunger

  • Obituaries | February 07, 2013

    Bradie Jones Jr.

    Bradie “Doc” Floyd Jones Jr., 65, died Sunday at the Stoneybrook Retirement Facility in Manhattan.

  • Women's Basketball | February 07, 2013

    Wildcats’ rally falls short in 74-68 loss

    Deb after bad pass.phatch

    If effort alone could win games, the Kansas State women might have been in luck Wednesday night. Losers of two straight entering the game against No. 23 Oklahoma, the Wildcats did their best to erase a 10-point halftime deficit, but just couldn’t get over the

Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | The Manhattan Mercury, 318 North 5th Street, Manhattan, Kansas, 66502 | Copyright 2012

Reproduction of any kind is prohibited without written consent.