• Jury finds 4 guilty in crack case

    A federal jury in Topeka on Wednesday delivered guilty verdicts against four people involved in a crack cocaine ring uncovered in 2013. The case stems from “Operation ADABAG,” a massive multi-agency investigation that in May 2013 netted 91 arrests and search warrants at 54 .

  • New programs requesting alcohol funds

    The Manhattan City Commission questioned the necessity Tuesday of funding two new programs using alcohol funds. The commission had a work session to allow agencies to present their funding requests. The Special Alcohol Fund Advisory Committee requested $542,112 from the special .

  • Kids learn science behind rocket cars, green screen

    A class of USD 383 Manhattan-Ogden students made, tested, refined and raced water rocket cars Wednesday. The students were participating in the 2015 STEM Summer Institute, a day camp experience through June funded with the help of a $1.7 million U.S. Department .

  • Man arrested again for sex-related crime

    A Manhattan man arrested last week for attempted sex crimes with a teenager has been arrested again for related crimes. Scott Perry, 54, 3016 Kimball Ave., was arrested Thursday on a warrant for attempted sex crimes and solicitation. Police said the warrant .

  • Coaches split on shot clock rule

    Kansas State coach Bruce Weber made his feelings about the new 30-second shot clock known during a summer meeting with media last week. And while the Wildcats’ head coach isn’t a big fan of it, his Big 12 counterparts have .

  • Fourth Colbert Classic began today

    For the fourth consecutive year, the Adams Pro Tour series has returned to Manhattan for the Colbert Charity Classic golf tournament. The event began four years ago, bringing Colbert Hills and Manhattan a professional golf tournament each summer since and .

  • Optimist Monarchs go 3-1 in Kansas City

    The Manhattan Optimist Monarchs compiled a 3-1 record en route to a tie for fifth place in the 16-team field at the Hawaiian Hit Fest tournament in Lee’s Summit, Mo., over the weekend. The Monarchs swept their pool play .

  • K-State closing in on 27 straight sellouts

    Kansas State is closing in on yet another season sellout for the 2015 campaign, which would run its consecutive streak of filling Bill Snyder Family Stadium to 27 straight games, as a very limited number of tickets remain. Department officials announced that 3,560 .

  • Murray named Big 12 Scholar-Athlete of the Year

    Senior Meggie Murray was honored by the Big 12 Conference, earning Scholar-Athlete of the Year honors for women’s rowing. The second-straight Wildcat rower to win the award, Murray was voted in by the conference’s coaches and was the lone .

  • Three promoted on K-State athletics staff

    Three members of the Kansas State athletic department will have new titles for the upcoming year. Laird Veatch received a promotion to the title of Deputy Athletics Director, while Jill Shields was named Executive Associate Athletics Director. Clint Dowdle was .

  • Enjoy the music and be safe

    The Country Stampede starts Thursday night, and we’d like to welcome the people who are coming to our area to take part. We don’t say that lightly. Because we know that people at the Stampede do a lot .

  • A woman of letters

    It was with sadness that we at the Mercury greeted the news of the passing of Norma McNair, who died Monday at the age of 88. The obituary notice identified her as the wife of the late Joe P. McNair and .


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