Sunday, November 29, 2015


  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | April 16, 2013

    Juvenile detained near high school

    A 16-year-old is in the custody of the Geary County Juvenile Detention Center after he allegedly battered a law enforcement officer Monday afternoon. Sgt. Brad Ingalls said Officer Bill Schuck first detained Frank Thompson, Manhattan, at about 1:40 p.m. for smoking inside Sunset Cemetery. Ingalls

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | April 16, 2013

    Area man a suicide victim

    A Waterville man died of apparent self-inflicted injuries last week. City officials identified the victim as James Ruiz, 31, of that city. They said he was pronounced dead at Community Memorial Hospital in Marysville. Additional information was not released.

  • Obituaries | April 16, 2013

    Dona-Rose Hackerott

    Dona-Rose K. Hackerott, 81, of Manhattan died Monday at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan.

  • Obituaries | April 16, 2013

    Neal Medlin

    Neal Medlin, 68, of Manhattan died Monday at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan.

  • Obituaries | April 16, 2013

    Karl Lindenmuth

    Karl E. Lindenmuth, 76, of rural Wamego died Monday at the Select Specialty Hospital in Topeka.

  • Local |Traffic | April 15, 2013

    Accident in Clay County

    Two motorcyclists, including a Manhattan man, were injured Sunday afternoon in a three-vehicle accident on K-82 about a mile west of Wakefield in Clay County. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol crash log, Lester Elsasser, 93, Wakefield was driving his 2005 Ford pick-up truck on K-82, when

  • Movies | April 15, 2013

    ‘G.I. Joe: Retaliation’ generally entertaining but forgettable


    “G.I. Joe: Retaliation” features Dwayne Johnson as “Roadblock,” Adrianne Palicki as “Lady Jaye” and D.J. Cotrona as “Flint,” three members of an elite military unit. When the president of Pakistan is assassinated, the ensuing riots and destabilized government causes the US to fear

  • Manhattan High School | April 15, 2013

    MHS softball team drops two at Shawnee Heights

    The Manhattan High softball team traveled to Shawnee Heights on Friday and lost two competitive games in the doubleheader. In each game, the T-Birds used one big inning to make the difference in the score. Manhattan lost game one 5-2 and fell 9-5 in the

  • Editorials | April 15, 2013

    It’s storm season again

    Not so long ago, many of us wondered if spring would ever get here. Well, it’s here, and so far it’s delightful. Flowering trees and shrubs are adding color to complement rich green lawns, birds do their best to sing us awake and

  • Letters | April 15, 2013

    Enjoy the poetry festival by reciting or just listening

    To the Editor: It’s time to get ready for the seventh annual Enid Stover Poetry Recitation Festival!  It will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 20, at the Rose Garden in Manhattan’s City Park.

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.