• New laws lessen gun, drinking restrictions

    Beginning Wednesday, Kansans can win a handgun in a charity raffle and conceal it before taking it home without breaking the law. Those are just two of the 103 laws Gov. Sam Brownback has signed that take effect July 1. In addition .

  • Former Miss Kansas steps up to extreme challenges in new TV show Teresavail1.mercury

    Theresa Vail, Manhattan resident and Miss Kansas 2013, is starring in a new outdoor adventure TV series. The show, “Limitless with Theresa Vail,” is set to premier at 8:30 p.m. Thursday on the Outdoor Channel. Vail moved to Manhattan when she .

  • K-State names interim dean at Olathe campus Rrichardson.mercury

    Kansas State University named an interim dean and CEO for K-State Olathe in an announcement Wednesday. Ralph Richardson will begin his job as interim dean Aug. 2. Richardson has served as dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine at Kansas State .

  • Road construction to slow traffic on I-70, US 24

    Two construction projects starting next week will affect traffic on area highways. On Monday, a pavement-marking project will begin on a 12-mile stretch of Interstate 70 from the Geary/Riley county line east to the Kansas Highway 99 junction in Wabaunsee County, .

  • City releases list of fireworks stands

    Here is the list of permitted fireworks stands in Manhattan. The owners are in parentheses. • 515 McCall Road at Menards, 2325 Tuttle Creek Blvd. and 338 N. Seth Child Road (Ka-Boomers) • 605 S. 3rd St. and 2700 Anderson Ave. (Jake’s Fireworks) • 200 Sarber Lane and 900 .

  • 17ers sweep home doubleheader 3.mercury

    Joel Jellison .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)/*= 0)out += unescape(l[i].replace(/^\s\s*/, '&#'));while (--j >= 0)if (el[j].getAttribute('data-eeEncEmail_oNJKsBkLyy'))el[j].innerHTML = out;/*]]>*/ The Manhattan American Legion Manko 17ers saw an .

  • Costs must matter, even to EPA

    The U.S. Supreme Court was right on Monday to rule that the Environmental Protection Agency has erred in ignoring the costs of compliance before writing regulations and setting limits on mercury, arsenic and other pollutants from U.S. power .

  • Avoid becoming a victim of costly computer scams

    To the Editor: Three weeks ago as I was reading my email, my computer screen suddenly went black. A notice came up and said my PC had been compromised and that damage had been done to my hard drive. It .


    Lydia Virginia Harrison, 96, of Manhattan, formerly of Clarksville, Arkansas, passed away peacefully at her residence on Monday, June 29, 2015. The family provided some of the following information. She was a retired mathematics teacher and enjoyed computers and traveling. Lydia Virginia Claybrook .


    Frank “John” Anneberg, Jr., 69, of Manhattan, passed away Sunday, June 28, 2015, at Via Christ Hospital in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. On Oct. 29, 1945, John was born to Frank and Nella (Corwin) Anneberg, Sr. in Durham, North Carolina. .

  • KSU athletics announces 2016 budget

    Kansas State athletic director John Currie announced the athletic department’s budget for the fiscal year 2016 on Tuesday — presenting a balanced budget of $70.1 million — in his regular letter to fans. The budget shows a $4.4 million increase from last year and $26 .

  • Manhattan fireworks stands opening Wednesday

    Feel free to pop fireworks for America’s birthday or your own if it’s between Wednesday and Saturday. Fireworks sales start at noon Wednesday and will continue through midnight Saturday for the Fourth of July. Discharge is allowed from 8 .


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