Laura Lee Stuewe, 69, of Alma, died Wednesday, July 13, 2016, at her home. She was born Dec. 1, 1946, in Amarillo, Texas. She was the daughter of John W. and Hazel M. Daniel Hale. She married Milton J. Stuewe, Jr., “Junior,” on March 4, 1967. He .


    Ray “Boots” Allen, 92, died on Tuesday, July 12, 2016, at his residence in Manhattan. He was born on Sept. 17, 1923, in Junction City. He was the son of Archie and Regina (Foveaux) Allen. He was proud to be a U.S. Army veteran .


    Victor L. Hartman, 73, died Tuesday, July 12, 2016, at Stormont-Vail Hospital in Topeka. The family provided some of the following information. He was born Oct. 22, 1942, in Clay Center. He was the son of Albert Edward and Olga Sophia (Helms) Hartman. He was .

  • K-State puts 5 on Preseason All-Big 12 team

    Led by four upperclassmen on the defensive side of the ball, Kansas State had five football players named to the Preseason All-Big 12 team. The Big 12 announced the team on Wednesday. Players are picked by media members who cover the league. .

  • Cats’ Diarra to sit out season Cartier.mercury

    Kansas State freshman Cartier Diarra will miss the 2016-17 season after undergoing season-ending knee surgery. K-State head coach Bruce Weber announced Diarra, a 6-foot-4, 185-pound point guard, went down with the knee injury during a workout earlier this month. After .

  • KSU gets $2.1M to study E. coli

    A researcher with Kansas State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine will use a $2.1 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to work on a vaccine for E. coli-associated diarrhea for both humans and animals. The five-year grant to .

  • Storm brings flash floods, power outages to Manhattan Flood2.mercury

    A storm Wednesday morning caused flash flooding and power outages in southeast Manhattan. Mary Knapp, state climatologist, said weather stations saw nearly an inch of rain between 8 and 9 a.m. The station at the north agronomy farm at Kansas State .

  • Published budget carries hike of 1.5 mills

    The city of Manhattan will publish its 2017 budget with a 1.5-mill increase from this year’s budget. A mill is $1 in tax for every $1,000 in assessed, taxable property value. The published budget will have a city mill levy of 48.451 mills .

  • After completing Appalachian Trail, Martin ready for next step

    After finishing a 2,200-mile journey from Georgia to Maine on the Appalachian Trail, Zach Martin returned to Manhattan last week with a more refined perspective. Martin, 21, left Manhattan in late February to begin a four-month trek along the Appalachian Trail. .

  • Manhattan man to pay tab for cops’ coffee Ward front mug.mercury

    A Manhattan real estate broker will be feeding local law enforcement officers in an effort to show appreciation for their work following a shooting last week that left five Dallas police officers dead. Manhattan resident Cameron Ward, who works at .

  • Tax lid would trim Manhattan’s 2017 budget

    The upcoming tax lid is the boogeyman for local governments across the state. The tax lid will require local government and school districts to have an election when proposed property tax increases exceed the rate of inflation. Even though the .

  • Advance voting underway for primary elections

    Advance voting in person for the primary election began Wednesday. Registered voters may cast their ballots from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. weekdays and from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturdays at the Riley County Courthouse Office Building. Advance voting .


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