Doris Imogene Springer, 82, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015, at Via Christi Village in Manhattan. She was born on her family farm west of Clay Center on Oct. 9, 1933. She was the daughter of Guy William and Ethel May (Chayer) Fyfe. She .


    Barbara Lee Cheney, 71, of Manhattan, formerly of St. John, Washington, died Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015, at Good Shepherd Hospice House. Barbara was born in Colorado Springs, Colorado, on July 17, 1944. She was a daughter of the late Betty Juanita (Imbler) Yanosko and Michael .

  • Marching bands, Kelly Hunt and more

    On Saturday, Bill Snyder Family Stadium will come alive with the sounds of 39 high school bands for the annual Central States Marching Festival. The festival provides 10 hours of performances beginning at noon. The award-winning Kansas State University Marching Band is .

  • No. 2 Texas rides K-State errors to win Vball4.mercury

    Errors were the death of the Kansas State volleyball on Wednesday, as it fell to No. 2 Texas in straight sets (25-16, 25-21, 25-16) at Bramlage Coliseum. The loss was K-State’s first-ever in Bramlage, breaking the Wildcats 11-0 streak in .

  • City approves study for parks department

    The city will proceed with the next steps for a Parks and Recreation Department facilities feasibility study. The Manhattan City Commission unanimously voted Tuesday to authorize the city to request qualifications for consultants for the study. A feasibility study is .

  • Longtime mall tenant Carlos O’Kelly’s moving Carlos.mercury

    Carlos O’Kelly’s will leave Manhattan Town Center next year after having been a tenant since January 1989. The Mexican restaurant is moving from the mall to Manhattan Crossing shopping center along Frontage Road, which is home to Hastings, Hobby .

  • State efficiency is not optional

    It was news earlier this month when the state of Kansas hired an efficiency expert to scrutinize the state budget. Unfortunately, it was news for the wrong reason. That’s because the $2.6 million being spent on a firm that has .

  • Peterson brothers ask students to share their agriculture stories Petersonfarmbros.mercury

    Three brothers famous for creating silly parody music videos showcasing life on a farm are inviting others to share their stories as well. The Peterson brothers — Greg, Nathan and Kendal — spoke to a group of Kansas State University students Tuesday .

  • KSU names White interim director of Beef Cattle Institute

    Brad White is the interim director of the Beef Cattle Institute at the K-State College of Veterinary Medicine, officials announced Wednesday. “The Beef Cattle Institute at K-State is an excellent program for the university and the beef industry,” White said .

  • Snyder shouldn’t have to ask fans not to give up on Cats

    To the Editor: It hurt, it hurt a lot. I watched the whole game. Had I been in the stadium I can’t say that I would have been able to stay to the end. It hurt because it’s .

  • Sports fans have the right to leave any game early

    To the Editor: I leave it to Coach Snyder whether he should apologize to fans for Saturday’s performance vs. Oklahoma. I do, however, respectfully disagree with Mr. and Mrs. Bryant, who believe the fans that left the stadium early .


    Kenneth Dean Germann, 82, of Council Grove, died Saturday, Oct. 17, 2015. The family provided some of the following information. Kenneth was born Oct. 24, 1932, in Alta Vista, the son of the late Ethel (Ross) and Albert R. Germann. Ken graduated from Alta Vista .


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