• Re-elect Butler, and choose teachable newcomers

    To the Editor: The people of Manhattan are fortunate in having candidates seeking election to our City Commission who are seeking their first elected office. Ours is a good town for launching a political career because we have excellent city .

  • Film allows viewers to enjoy a little visit with some old actor friends G.w.clift1

    In London’s West End, they’re doing a live stage version of “Shakespeare in Love.” Given that and the surprisingly engaging sequel to “Best Exotic Marigold Hotel” that is currently playing here, director John Madden must be feeling his .

  • Currie backs decision to boot Foster Bruce.phatch

    No matter what anyone thinks of Kansas State coach Bruce Weber’s decision to dismiss Marcus Foster and Tre Harris, the only person he has to answer to is his boss. K-State athletic director John Currie said Wednesday that he .

  • Tyler Lockett receives Johnny ‘Jet’ Rodgers award Jet award-1.phatch

    It can’t get any better than receiving an award from one of the best college football players to ever play. Well, maybe if he deems you the “baddest man on the planet,” it can be a little bit sweeter. .

  • Jellison: K-State has to move on from this mess Cut047joel.phatch

    Marcus Foster is gone. Tre Harris, too. Same with Jevon Thomas. The best thing Kansas State can do now, is move forward. Really, it’s all they can do. The Wildcats won’t be bringing their leading scorer back. Not .

  • Survey indicates split community on recreation center in Manhattan

    A recent survey indicates a split community on whether a large recreation center is needed. The Manhattan City Commission had a joint work session Tuesday with the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board to discuss results from the Parks and Recreation .

  • Report: Riley County tops Kansas in health rankings

    Riley County residents are in tip-top shape, according to a recent report. The County Health Rankings, which measure health in nearly every county in the nation, tabbed Riley County as the state’s healthiest county for the third time in .

  • Manhattan approves 2035 plan

    The area’s new comprehensive plan is nearing adoption. With a 4-0 vote, the Manhattan City Commission approved the first reading of the Manhattan Area 2035 plan. Commissioner John Matta was absent from Tuesday’s meeting. The plan is an update .

  • Hearing set for student facing drug charges

    A judge set a preliminary hearing for a K-State student who was allegedly involved in a drug operation. Katherine Nguyen, a junior in biological systems engineering, 918 Osage St., appeared in Riley County Court represented by her attorney, Lora Ingels. Nguyen .

  • Road rage preceded fatal shooting

    A road rage incident instigated the March 10 shooting death of 27-year-old Casey Lindley, according to an affidavit obtained by The Mercury. Lindley was shot in the forehead at the intersection of Skyway Drive and Kansas Highway 114 before being transported to .

  • Attempted robbery suspect waives preliminary hearing

    A Manhattan man who was shot in the face during an attempted robbery in November waived his right to a preliminary hearing on Tuesday. Tom Addair, who represents Christopher Hudgins, 19, 3416 Westbaker St., said he is in plea negotiations with the .

  • Man pleads no contest in double kidnapping

    A Manhattan man involved in a double kidnapping and robbery pleaded no contest on Wednesday to two counts of kidnapping. Kaywaun Washington, 25, represented by Britain Stites, pleaded no contest to two counts of kidnapping in an Oct. 8 incident that involved .


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