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  • Football | December 18, 2014

    Three Wildcats earn All-America recognition

    Headlined by wide receiver and kick returner Tyler Lockett, three Kansas State players have captured All-America honors from various outlets, as organizations have announced their teams over the past week. Lockett, who was named a Walter Camp Second-Team All-American last week, has been named a

  • Local |Education | December 18, 2014

    Wamego USD 320 will be closed on Thursday, December 18.

    Wamego USD 320 will be closed on Thursday, December 18.

  • Local |Fort Riley | December 18, 2014

    Fort Riley personnel report time delayed two hours

    FORT RILEY, Kan. – Fort Riley will operate on a two hour delay Thursday, Dec 17. Soldiers report at 9 a.m.; civilians 2-hour delay. Exception: Irwin Army Community Hospital is operating on a normal work schedule. Questions, contact your supervisor.

  • Local |Kansas State University | December 17, 2014

    Winter storm may bring snow, ice to Manhattan

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    Kansas State University climatologist Mary Knapp said the best Manhattan residents could hope for is a small amount of snow Wednesday night into Thursday moring. Her only wish is that temperatures aren’t warm enough to bring ice. “What we know is that we don’

  • Local |Government & Politics | December 17, 2014

    Matta resigns from law board

    It took nearly a month, but Mayor Wynn Butler will finally get to appoint the person he wanted to the Riley County Law Enforcement Agency Board. Commissioner John Matta resigned his citizen-at-large seat during Tuesday’s Manhattan City Commission meeting, which paved the way for

  • Editorials | December 17, 2014

    Taliban acts with impunity

    One might think Pakistan would be immune to shock, given all the violence its people have endured in recent years. Pakistanis, too, might have thought they’d seen it all until the Taliban set a new standard for horror in slaughtering 132 children and 16 adults in

  • Letters | December 17, 2014

    There is plenty to like and admire about Kansas

    To the Editor: Ron Roesler is Joyless in Manhattan. He apparently hoped that Kansas was on the political verge of turning blue. However, the Democrats’ hopes were dashed on the rocks of President Obama’s unpopular policies. Still dyspeptic over the election results, he vented

  • Local |Business | December 17, 2014

    Hotel occupancy drops slightly

    The hotel occupancy rate is down about 1 percentage point, according to the Manhattan Convention and Visitor’s Bureau (CVB) quarterly report. CVB director Karen Hibbard presented data at the Manhattan City Commision meeting on Tuesday from Smith Travel Research, which included information on hotel performance.

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | December 17, 2014

    Ex-athletes allegedly took pot in robbery

    Two former MHS athletes were armed with handguns when they allegedly stole 8 ounces of marijuana in July, according to court records. Trey Latrell Campbell, 21, 1122 Garden Way Apt. B, and Ty Lee Anthony Suggs, 21, 1230 Colorado St., were arrested for one count of aggravated robbery and one

  • Local |Business |Holidays | December 17, 2014

    The Mercury to deliver kids’ letters to Santa

    There’s still time to get your Christmas wish lists to the North Pole. This year, The Mercury is helping Santa Claus by delivering letters from kids in the Manhattan area. The Mercury will deliver the letters and publish them in an upcoming edition of


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