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  • Little Apple Comic Expo expands in second year

    Little Apple Comic Expo has expanded its operation in its second year. The event will take place from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday at the K-State Student Union. Tickets are $10 for general admission, $5 for students and military with ID, .


    Jeanne F. Dray, 67, died on Thursday, March 16, 2017 in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information: Jeanne was born and raised in Manhattan, to Kenneth LeRoy Olson and Nina Lee (Collins) Olson. Her mother was the daughter of a .


    Arthur Clayton Wille, 94, of Wamego died Thursday, March 16, 2017, at the Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information: On April 6, 1922, Art was born in Genn Hospital in Wamego, to August and Martha (Breymeyer) Wille. After .


    Lucille Marie Mulroney, 92, formerly of Clay Center, died Tuesday, March 14, 2017, at Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information: Lucille was born Oct. 8, 1924, in Hartford, to Myron James “Pat” and Esther Marie (Carnine) Steckel. .


    AGAPE FAMILY Agape is at 1125 Westport Dr. (lower level). Prayer at 9:30a.m. and contemporary music and worship at 10:30 a.m. Sundays. Children’s services provided. Service and youth at 7 p.m. Wednesdays. Pastor Sterling Hudgins brings the message. Visit .

  • Syria a place of ‘savage horror’

    It’s anyone’s guess as to whether Syrian President Bashar al-Assad looks back on 2016 as one of his better years. On the positive side, he regained a lot of territory lost to the multiple groups seeking his ouster — dissidents, .

  • Abuse not unique to military

    Bill Shea Contributing Writer The Manhattan Mercury on Sunday, March 12, published a Dallas Morning News editorial regarding military harassment. It expressed shock at a “secret online forum called Marines United to share offensive images and comments about female service members, .

  • Shaolin Warriors bring their moves to McCain

    Two-thirds of the way through the “Shaolin Warriors” show, presented as part of K-State’s McCain Auditorium Series last Monday night, the Chinese performers made sure we knew how difficult it was for them to do what they had been .

  • MHS girls swim and dive takes fourth in opener

    Several Manhattan girls’ swimmers had significant time drops in their first meet on Thursday in Emporia. The Indians finished fourth out of eight teams with 238 points. Headlining the meet was the 400 freestyle relay of Holly Randall, Lauren Casper, Blaise Hayden .

  • K-State ready for Cincinnati Ksumbb17-march17

    By Mark Billingsley Special to The Mercury SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Spring break on the Kansas State campus starts next week. Thousands of students will seek warmer climates, often in Florida or Mexico. The K-State men’s basketball players hope to start .

  • Area basketball players take all-league honors

    Several area basketball players earned honors in their respective leagues this past week. Rock Creek senior Cooper Schlochtermeier and juniors Carson Zenger and Martin Vogts were named to the Mid-East League first team. The trio led Rock Creek to an 18.

  • MHS girls soccer beats Junction City, 10-0, in season opener

    The Manhattan girls’ soccer season got off on the right foot on Thursday, beating Junction City, 10-0. The junior class led the scoring effort, recording all but one goal. Addy Stone led the way with three goals and an assist. “.


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