• Police seeking Fort Riley man in Ogden death Tierre wall mugshot.phatch

    Riley County police are searching for a Fort Riley man who they believe is responsible for the Tuesday shooting death of 27-year-old Casey Lindley of Ogden. Tierre Wall, 26, is wanted on an arrest warrant for voluntary manslaughter. According to Riley .

  • Regents approve K-State’s purchase of old Alorica building

    TOPEKA — Kansas State University can proceed with a plan to buy a building near the Manhattan airport as a place to house programs and staff affected by renovations on the main campus. The Kansas Board of Regents Wednesday unanimously approved .

  • Contractor issue closes bakery, deli at Fort Riley

    The deli, bakery and sushi bar at the commissary on Fort Riley are temporarily closed due to performance issues with a contractor, according to a press release. Officials with the Defense Commissary Agency recently announced a suspension of services at 22 .

  • County has bigger-than-expected surplus

    Riley County’s general fund ended 2014 with more than twice the surplus originally budgeted by commissioners last year, said Johnette Shepek, the county’s budget and finance officer. Speaking before the commission on Thursday, Shepek said the general fund, which .

  • Rock Creek opens tourney with easy win 3.phatch

    PARK CITY — After coming home following the opening-round of the state tournament a season ago, the Rock Creek Mustangs are making a weekend out of it this time around. The Mustangs showed why they entered the Class 4A-Div. II tournament .

  • Wade, St. John pound Ellis

    Kansas State signee Dean Wade and the St. John Tigers opened their title defense at the Class 2A state basketball tournament with a dismantling of seventh-seeded Ellis on Wednesday. St. John took a 72-22 lead into the fourth quarter before .

  • Washington Co. 71, South Gray 57

    The Washington County Tigers needed a strong fourth quarter to pull away from third-seeded South Gray and score the upset win in the 2A quarterfinals. After trailing by three at halftime, the Tigers won the back-and-forth game with a strong .

  • Central Plains 67, Jackson Heights 42

    Fifth-seeded Central Plains took an early lead against Jackson Heights and didn’t relent, earning a trip to Friday’s semifinals against top-seeded and undefeated Olpe. The Oilers led 18-6 after the first quarter and led 36-20 at halftime. Central .

  • She still finds time to climb trees

    In a world filled with people who clamor for attention, a seventh-grader named Ella Rosenkranz is refreshing. This 12-year-old Eisenhower Middle School student, who is both reserved and candid, has plenty to boast about, including her victory Saturday in the .

  • Olpe 42, Pitt-Colgan 31

    Top-seeded and undefeated Olpe got a scare from eighth-seeded Pittsburg-St. Mary’s Colgan, but ultimately did enough to win and advance into Friday’s semifinals. The Eagles quickly faced a 7-1 deficit to start the game and trailed by two .

  • Chamber strives to make 2A players, fans welcome

    To the Editor: On Wednesday, the 2015 Class 2A Kansas High School State Championship Tournament began at Bramlage Coliseum. The Manhattan Chamber of Commerce and its many volunteers do a tremendous job of making players and fans welcome to Manhattan. I .

  • Are 2A state tournaments not important enough?

    To the Editor: I scoured the Mercury on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Not a single word about one of the biggest events in Manhattan: the Class 2A boys and girls Kansas High School State Championship tournaments at Bramlage Coliseum from .


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