Wednesday, October 7, 2015


  • Area Schools | May 30, 2014

    BV Southwest 5, Godd-Eisenhower 0

    Blue Valley Southwest pulled off the second big upset at the Class 5A baseball tournament by beating Goddard-Eisenhower 5-0. Miller Hogan pitched a no-hitter for the Timberwolves, while Blue Valley Southwest piled up its five runs on nine hits. The Timberwolves didn’t score until

  • Area Schools | May 30, 2014

    St Aquinas 3, Shawnee Heights 2

    Shawnee Heights pitcher Austin Higgins held St. Thomas Aquinas in check for six innings while his team built up a 2-0 lead. But it all unraveled in the seventh inning as the Saints made their comeback and finished the game in walk-off fashion with a

  • Local |Business | May 30, 2014

    Overland Park development has ties to KSU, Manhattan

    Modern, upscale and a little bit whimsical, a natural history museum in the new Prairiefire Overland Park development opened this month, and the whole thing has plenty of ties to Manhattan and Kansas State University. The south Overland Park mixed-use Prairiefire project was developed by

  • Movies | May 30, 2014

    Latest X-Men installment might be the best


    A decade in the future, the last of the X-Men are on the run. A robot army, able to adapt to counter any attack, is hunting down “mutants.” Unable to defeat the Sentinels, Professor Charles Xavier has a plan: go back in time to prevent

  • Local | May 30, 2014

    Survivor’s story makes national news


    A local inspirational tale is becoming national and international news. Aricca Wallace’s story about her cervical cancer treatment will be featured at 5:30 p.m. Monday during broadcasts on both NBC Nightly News and CBS Evening News. Dr. Christian Hinrichs will discuss his experimental treatment

  • Manhattan High School | May 30, 2014

    Maize defeats MHS baseball in semis

    LAWRENCE — A day after struggling at the plate in a narrow win over Junction City, the Manhattan High baseball team couldn’t get enough offense going against the Maize Eagles in Friday’s semifinals, losing 3-1 to fall into the consolation game. Manhattan (21-3) got

  • Local |Government, Politics | May 30, 2014

    KSU student joins county race

    Ben Wilson, a music major at Kansas State, officially filed on Thursday to run for District 1 seat on the Riley County Commission. Wilson, a Republican, previously sought candidacy for the Kansas House of Representatives primary race, but withdrew May 10. He had his sights set on

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | May 30, 2014

    $150,000 in equipment stolen in Wabaunsee

    About $150,000 in construction equipment and materials have been stolen from a storage building in the eastern part of Wabaunsee County in two burglaries within the past month. An unknown person or persons broke into the building on April 24 and again on May 27, according to a

  • Editorials | May 30, 2014

    Enough new species for an annual top 10

    Species may be going extinct and our planet might well be going to hell in a handbasket, but the news isn’t all bad. For example, if the number of new species discovered in the last year is any indication, the handbasket is far from

  • Local |Kansas State University | May 30, 2014

    Four faculty members receive teaching awards

    Four Kansas State University faculty members are being recognized with the Commerce Bank Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award for making a difference in the classroom. The 2014 award recipients are Todd Easton, associate professor of industrial and manufacturing systems engineering; Dann Fisher, professor of accounting; David Richter-O’

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.