Saturday, April 30, 2016



Lifestyle

  • Local |Government & Politics | October 28, 2014

    Lewis outraised Wilson in county bid

    Although Riley County commissioner Dave Lewis out-raised Republican challenger Ben Wilson, that money didn’t translate to a win, as the 21-year-old K-State student beat out the incumbent by 66 votes in the August primary. The candidates’ receipts and expenditures report, which documented financial activity for

  • Local |Government & Politics | October 28, 2014

    Uncontested reps still raising money

    Even without opponents, area politicians are still raising money for their campaigns. Candidates in state races filed campaign finance reports on Monday, documenting financial activity from July 25 through Oct. 23. For incumbent state representatives, these funds were raised after it became clear they had no opposition

  • Local |Traffic |Government & Politics | October 28, 2014

    Development causing traffic congestion

    Congestion at the intersection of U.S. Highway 24 and Green Valley Road during peak traffic periods is bad and will only get worse as rapid development in the area continues. That was the message from Leu Lowrey, Pottawatomie County public works director, who presented county

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency |Fort Riley | October 28, 2014

    Junction City man pleads guilty to stealing from Army program

    TOPEKA — A Junction City man pleaded guilty Monday to stealing public funds from an Army program at Fort Riley, U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom said. Michael Steffens, 59, pleaded guilty to one count of stealing public money. Steffens admitted in his plea that the crime occurred

  • Local | October 28, 2014

    Royals’ run brings back memories for man, grandson

    Kansas City Royals fans are hoping history repeats itself as the team returns home needing to win two straight games to take the World Series, just like in 1985. Mel House of Manhattan had an up-close view of history in 1985 for Game 6 against the St. Louis

  • Arts & Leisure | October 28, 2014

    Keillor gets warm reception at McCain

    Keillor.phatch

    McCain Auditorium on Monday hosted an evening with writer and radio personality Garrison Keillor. Manhattan managed to nearly fill the house for the Monday night appearance by Mr. Keillor. The reception was warm, as many stood to welcome his tall, suit- and sneaker-clad form as

  • Editorials | October 28, 2014

    China’s judicial reform inches along

    The United States in 2013 executed 39 people, according to the Death Penalty Information Center. In our view, that was 39 too many. But that was far fewer than were executed in China, which, as it happens, is contemplating judicial reforms that could scale back — though not eliminate —

  • Letters | October 28, 2014

    Tranparency is needed on KSU’s equestrian decision

    To the Editor: As a concerned parent of a K-State equestrian athlete, it saddens me that K-State Athletic Director John Currie is being allowed to spin this story without challenge. Please consider the following points: 1) Mr. Currie’s entire premise for dropping equestrian is based

  • Letters | October 28, 2014

    Paid Endorsement: Anderson will protect Kansans’ insurance interests

    To the Editor: Billionaires Charles and David Koch of Wichita want to repeal Obamacare, relax over-sight rules for insurance companies and privatize Medicare. The Republican candidate for Kansas Insurance Commissioner, Ken Selzer, shares their goals. Seltzer said that if elected, he will do all he

  • Arts & Leisure | October 28, 2014

    ‘Miss Julie’ presented at Purple Masque Theater

    G.w.clift1

    August Strindberg’s 1888 play “Miss Julie” got a decent, quick production in K-State’s haunted Purple Masque Theater last weekend. This is the student venue on campus, a small house with a thrust stage and three to five rows of seats leading up and away


Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | The Manhattan Mercury, 318 North 5th Street, Manhattan, Kansas, 66502 | Copyright 2012

Reproduction of any kind is prohibited without written consent.