Saturday, April 30, 2016


  • Obituaries | October 23, 2014


    Bertha Jane Wessel, 86, of Frankfort, died on Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, at the Frankfort Community Care Home. Survivors include her husband, Bert; a daughter, Rosemary (Chuck) Parnell; two sons, Larry (Michele) Harden and Ronald (Katrina) Harden, all of Eugene, Ore.; two step-sons, Larry (Arlene) Wessel of Frankfort

  • Obituaries | October 23, 2014


    Wyoma Jean Swift Johnson, 92, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014. The family provided some of the following information. Wyoma Jean Swift (known as Wy) was born May 29, 1922, to Ireland William Swift and Hazel Marie Cook near Lawshe, Ohio.  She attended Cherry Fork High School and

  • Obituaries | October 23, 2014


    David Rundquist, 64, of Green, died Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, at the Leonardville Nursing Home. Funeral services are pending with the Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home in Riley.

  • Obituaries | October 23, 2014


    Jim D. Johnson, 68, of Olsburg, died Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, at his farm south of Olsburg. He was born on Jan. 2, 1946, in Westmoreland. He was the son of Alciede Lavern “A.L.” and Dorothy Marie (Novak) Johnson. He graduated from Blue Valley High School in Randolph in 1964.

  • Arts & Leisure | October 23, 2014

    Parade, carnival and more

    A little fall weather won’t deter the Homecoming spirit at K-State. (Though the rain might have washed away the chalking contest on Bosco Student Plaza.) Brave the drizzle today and check out the amazing artwork on the windows of businesses in Aggieville. The university’

  • Volleyball | October 23, 2014

    K-State volleyball eases past OU for sweep


    While a certain blue-clad baseball team was busy bouncing back from a loss about 130 miles east of Manhattan, the 22nd-ranked Kansas State volleyball team was doing a bit of rebounding of its own. K-State, coming off a home loss to Texas last Saturday, got back

  • Men's Basketball | October 23, 2014

    K-State men enjoying added post depth

    One quick look at the Kansas State men’s basketball team last season made one thing obvious. They were short. The Wildcats boasted two bigs last year in Thomas Gipson and DJ Johnson, and Gipson started at center at 6-foot-7. At Kansas State’s media

  • Women's Basketball | October 23, 2014

    Mittie sees progress, but wants more from young team


    Jeff Mittie had a pretty good idea what kind of team he was getting when he took Kansas State women’s basketball job last spring. After all, Mittie beat the Wildcats twice last year as head coach of TCU. But now, with only two weeks

  • Manhattan High School | October 22, 2014

    Indians win two to end regular season

    The Manhattan High volleyball team won both its matches at the Wamego triangular Tuesday night, sweeping Junction City before hanging on for a three-set win over the Red Raiders to finish off the regular season. The Indians defeated Junction City 25-16, 25-18, but got a

  • Columns |General Activities | October 22, 2014

    Cameron: KC in good shape with Shields out the way

    Sc -- magazine mug.phatch

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Maybe Ned Yost is tricking everybody, including the San Francisco Giants. No, seriously. The trick? Since the Royals aren’t likely to score much of anything against Giants ace Madison Bumgarner — who’s pitched about a thousand innings of postseason baseball without

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.