Aura R. “Oly” Church, 80, died Sunday at the Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. She was born on Feb. 18, 1934. A complete obituary and Funeral Service information will be released later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, Kansas 66502..
Nilwon D. Kraushaar, 84, of Frankfort, died Sunday at the Frankfort Community Care Home. Funeral services are pending with the Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home in Riley..
The 61st-ranked Kansas State tennis team pushed four singles matches into a third set on Sunday, but No. 23 Oklahoma State held off the Wildcats for a 5-1 win at the Mike Goss Tennis Stadium. K-State has now dropped three straight .
OMAHA, Neb. — Pitching in front of friends and family, Millard West High School product and Kansas State redshirt-freshman Nate Griep matched his career-high with five strikeouts in seven strong innings to help lead the Wildcats to an 8-2 victory over .
The Rock Creek softball team opened the season on the road Friday night against a tough Mission Valley squad — losing the doubleheader, 5-4 and 6-5. Mustangs’ pitcher Blair Campbell had a strong effort in Game 1, giving up only one .
Rock Creek and Riley County were well-represented on the All Mid-East League basketball teams, with both placing several players between the two teams. The Rock Creek boys landed Carson Becker, Jared Garcia and Ryan Schneider on the first team, while .
The Wamego girls’ team placed three on the North Central Kansas League first team and the boys added three as well as Wamego landed eight players on the NCKL basketball teams. The girls had Kaylee Page and Lanie Page, along .
Naomi McClendon, a Manhattan woman going to college in Arizona, died over the weekend in a fall from a balcony. Story from the Arizona Republic:.
In gorgeous weather with the scent of burning prairie smoke filling the air, area residents emerged from a long winter to enjoy the annual open house at Tuttle Creek Lake on Saturday. Visitors ran in a “Zombie 5K,” took nature .
Former Manhattan mayor Jim Sherow said U.S. Rep. Tim Huelskamp can’t effectively represent his district’s agriculture needs. Sherow discussed ag concerns and other issues during an interview at The Mercury on Friday. The K-State history professor and .
Area legislators weighed on Saturday on a couple of warm issues: the Kansas Supreme Court school finance decision and a proposal to hold local elections in the fall. State representatives Sydney Carlin, Tom Phillips, Ron Highland and Sen. Tom Hawk .
RILEY — Riley librarian Kathy Caster keeps the old carved wood sign that used to hang above the entrance of the old library on the back counter of her new reception area as a reminder of the place where she used .
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