• Parents, classmates mourn slain student at ceremony Memorial1.mercury

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  • Police searching for Sunflower Bank robber Sunflower.mercury

    Riley County police are searching for a man who robbed Sunflower Bank Wednesday morning. The robbery reportedly took place at 10:20 a.m. at the bank, 2710 Anderson Ave. RCPD spokesman Matthew Droge said officers are looking for a white man, approximately 5 .

  • Pott County magistrate named to labor department post

    A Pottawatomie County magistrate judge has been appointed to a position with the Department of Labor as an administrative law judge. Kansas Department of Labor Secretary Lana Gordon announced the appointment Tuesday of Steven Roth. He will serve in the .

  • City works to meld two parks plans

    Manhattan Parks and Recreation officials want the department’s two concurrent strategic plans to flow together. The Manhattan City Commission discussed developments in the City Park Master Plan during its work session on Tuesday. When considering two concepts, 726 residents, or 54 .

  • New formula leaves districts wanting

    Officials in the Manhattan-Ogden School District knew better than to count on getting the roughly $498,000 in emergency state assistance they had applied for to cope with more than 100 and as many as 125 new students. Unfortunately, experience has taught them — and .

  • Three injury accidents investigated

    The Kansas Highway Patrol responded to three injury accidents in Riley County on Tuesday. At 12:05 p.m., an accident involving a motorcycle and a farm truck at the intersection of U.S. 24 and Anderson Avenue sent one person to the .


    Joyce Keller Gregg, 86, of Lincoln, Nebraska, died Monday, Aug. 24, 2015. The family provided some of the following information. Joyce was born May 30, 1929, in Boulder, Colorado, to Walter and Lulu (Hyten) Keller. She worked as a secretary at Manhattan High School and .


    Lawrence J. Leach, 91, of Waterville, died Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015, at the Blue Valley Senior Living Center in Blue Rapids. The family provided some of the following information. Lawrence was born on Feb. 25, 1924, in Randolph, the son of James E. and Emily .


    Frances Levy Siegel, 95, died Monday, Aug. 24, 2015, at the Home Care and Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. Frances was born on April 4, 1920, in Beaufort, South Carolina, to Bertha and Esau Levy. In May of 1937, .


    Elsie Merritt Thompson, 95, died Monday, Aug. 24, 2015, at Meadowlark Hills, just seven days shy of her 96th birthday. She was born Aug. 31, 1919, to Arthur and Dora Merritt, near Manhattan. She graduated from Stockdale High School and Palmer Secretarial School in Manhattan .

  • Whitehair added to Lombardi watch list

    Kansas State senior offensive lineman Cody Whitehair was one of 34 players nationally to be added to the watch list for the 2015 Rotary Lombardi Award during the award’s final update, award committee announced Tuesday. Whitehair is now a member of .

  • Barton wins equestrian title

    Julia Barton, the 13-year-old daughter of two Manhattan natives, has claimed a national championship in an equestrian event. Barton won the 13-and-under division of the United States Equestrian Federation’s Dressage Seat Medal Finals in Wayne, Ill., near Chicago, on .


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