Adults 50 and older can quench their thirst for knowledge this summer with three special classes being offered in Manhattan through a collaboration with UFM Community Learning Center, Kansas State University and Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Kansas. The institute provides noncredit enrichment
A fourth Junction City teen was taken into custody following further investigation into extensive damage at a school in Junction City. Investigators with the Junction City Police Department said the the15-year-old was taken into custody following a search of the juvenile’s house where
Darcie Anne Barker, 60, of Manhattan died May 14 in Manhattan.
Martha A. “Marty” Johnson, 69, of Manhattan died Monday at the Select Specialty Hospital in Topeka.
After nine successful years at Central Missouri State, Brad Hill wouldn’t have left for the job at Kansas State if he didn’t think they could be successful in Manhattan. But the plan was there, and Hill, armed with an .821 winning percentage at CMSU,
With the Kansas State baseball team hosting a NCAA regional for the first time in program history comes a change in plans for the American Legion Manhattan Manko senior 17ers. Instead of hosting the 21st annual Tournament of Champions at one of the area’s
With six returning players, the American Legion Manhattan Manko junior 17ers hope to have a solid foundation this summer. The 17ers open their season this weekend with the Tournament of Champions in Manhattan. But due to the NCAA regional at Tointon Family Stadium, all of
Pawnee Mental Health Services Director Robbin Cole briefed Riley County commissioners Thursday on her concerns about financial cuts and issues with insurance services. At the session, Cole noted what she referred to as the “three legged stool” of grant funding. That includes money from mental
At least 25 neighborhoods around town plan to get together to celebrate Manhattan Day. That’s the number of neighborhoods registered with The Mercury — the event’s main sponsor — to hold gatherings mostly this Saturday. Manhattan Day is an annual event on the first Saturday in
Fort Riley civilian employees on Thursday began receiving notices of upcoming furloughs that will eventually impact 2,400 workers. Under a provision of federal law, the notices empower the post to furlough employees as soon as 30 days after their issuance. Employees who received the furloughs also received
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