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    Moses Richardson Jr., 77, died Friday, May, 15, 2015 in Chicago. He received his education from Manhattan High School and attended Fort Scott College. He met and married Jannie Floyd June 17, 1961 and they had four children. Moses is preceded in death by his .

  • Garden tour, speed dating and Festival of Breads

    TODAY Riley County Master Gardeners 27th Annual Garden Tour, 1-5 p.m. Tour six private gardens and the K-State Gardens. This year features the gardens of Mark and Ann Knackendoffel, Rusell and Eileen Briggs, Jim and Nancy Parker, Keith and .

  • Q&A with former Wildcat quarterback Dan Manucci Manucci (2).phatch

    Dan Manucci was a Phoenix area high school star triple-sport athlete who went on to play football and baseball at Mesa Community College before playing football at Kansas State his junior and senior years in 1977-78. Following his time as .

  • Small towns, city collaborate on regional development

    “You reap what you sow.” The truth of that timeless proverb has been demonstrated forever.  Today we will learn about an organization serving south central Kansas which is helping to sow regional cooperation and reaping the results. Carl Koster .

  • Feel free to explore what works when planting wildflowers Greggeyestone1

    A couple of our sites on this year’s garden tour include perennial wildflower areas. Wildflower is a loose term. It implies that the plant naturally grows around here when given the necessary conditions. It is probably neither a hybrid .

  • How much of a threat is China’s growing navy?

    There has been so much focus on ISIS, Vladimir Putin and Russia that they might seem to be Washington’s only major foreign policy concerns.  Oh, we’re concerned about North Korea, Iran and a plethora of other countries, .

  • ‘America 1844’ follows threads through an important year

    What important events come to your mind that happened in our country in the year 1844? Unless you’re a professional historian, chances are that you probably don’t come up with much. However, in this book, writer John Bicknell argues .

  • Latest adventure with ‘Hamish MacBeth’ still fun

    The MacBeth conjured up some yeas ago by M.C. Beaton might not rival Shakespeare’s character for great literature, But Beaton’s MacBeth has developed quite a following — in print and, for a time, as a television series on .

  • An abundance of magazines are available at the library Librarian.linda.henderson

    Escape the ordinary this summer by entertaining your brain with one of the more than 200 magazines available at the public library. A wonderfully varied collection stands ready to expand your reading choices this summer.  Familiar favorites such as “Time,” “.

  • KSU Credit Union CEO receives professional of the year award

    The Kansas Credit Union Association named LaRae Kraemer, president and CEO of K-State Federal Credit Union, the Henry Peterson Professional of the Year. She received this award Saturday at the annual convention in Kansas City. The Henry Peterson Professional of .

  • MHS seniors earn accolades, scholarships

    Continued from last Sunday’s edition of The Mercury, here is the list of accolades for the Manhattan High School class of 2015. Tyler Daveline: High scholastic achievement - 4.0 GPA,MHS; athletic scholarship - soccer, Nebraska Wesleyan University; Nebraska Wesleyan Achievement .

  • OZ Museum gets TripAdvisor award

    The OZ Museum has received a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence award. Now in its fifth year, the award celebrates excellence in hospitality and is given to establishments that consistently achieve great traveler reviews on TripAdvisor. Certificate of Excellence winners include .


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