Lloyd Frank Manthe, 81, Westmoreland, died Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2015, at Stormont Vail Hospital in Topeka. The family provided some of the following information. Lloyd was born on Dec. 4, 1933, to Frank and Elsie (Kastner) Manthe in Olsburg. He graduated high school from Olsburg .

  • Veteran Cantele provides lift for Cats Cantelecolor.mercury

    There probably isn’t another player on Kansas State’s roster who has experienced more high highs and low lows on a football field than Jack Cantele. The senior kicker was a rising star his sophomore season when he connected .

  • Cameron: Johnny Cueto, meet Steve Blass Sc -- magazine mug.phatch

    A horrible memory crossed my mind while watching Johnny Cueto get battered by the Orioles on Sunday night. Actually, it was just a name. Steve Blass. In case you’re not old enough to remember Blass, he was a terrific .

  • Stampede announces headliners, shortened schedule

    Country Stampede officials announced on Tuesday the 2016 festival headliners and a new schedule. Dierks Bentley will headline Thursday and Sam Hunt will also perform. Tim McGraw will headline Friday, and Jake Owen will headline Saturday. Veteran Stampeders might notice that .

  • Is the country club planning to offer public play opportunities?

    Q: Is there any truth to the gossip about the Manhattan Country Club going to a semi-private status, and allowing some form of public play? It would be great for area golfers to have access to another first-class course. A: .

  • Board to consider buying 5 buses

    The Manhattan-Ogden school board will consider purchasing five new-ish school buses during its next meeting. USD 383 transportation director Doug Messer is scheduled to bring the issue before the board, which meets at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Robinson Education Center, 2031 Poyntz .

  • FEMA to pay $362,000 for spring storm damage

    Pottawatomie County will receive several hundred thousand dollars in state and federal money for storm damage and new signs, officials announced Monday. In a “kickoff” meeting with the Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA) last week, county officials documented $483,000 in damage .

  • Pyongyang tiresome, and dangerous

    North Korea is at it again, making noise to remind a world captivated by natural disasters and a migrant crisis stretching from the Middle East to Europe that Pyongyang won’t be ignored. Unprovoked but chronically irritated, North Korea on .

  • Ex-KSU researcher won’t get whistleblower protection

    A former K-State biology assistant professor who was fired after claiming colleagues misrepresented data from research on the Konza Prairie will not receive federal whistleblower protection, the Topeka Capital-Journal reported. According to a report prepared by the inspector general’s .

  • Proper plants, maintenance work wonders

    To the Editor: We are responding to the “I Wonder” column that appeared on the front page of the Manhattan Mercury on Tuesday, Sept. 1, regarding the annual color bed on the northwest side of Bill Snyder Family Stadium. The article .

  • Paxico to offer blues on Saturday

    The Paxico Blues Festival will take place Saturday, Sept. 19,  from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. The free admission festival, now in its 12th year, will bring local food, antiquing and blues music to downtown Paxico. This year’s event .

  • U.S. Constitution is a global icon of freedom

    To the Editor: Sept. 17 begins the national celebration of the 228th anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution. The United States functions as a republic under the Constitution, which is the oldest document still in active use. It .


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