• Sheriff says office working on list

    After failing to respond to a formal records request from The Mercury last week, Pottawatomie County Sheriff Greg Riat said Tuesday that he didn’t see the request, sent via email, because it had gone to his email’s spam .

  • KU bringing recruiting roadshow to Manhattan

    The University of Kansas is coming to Manhattan. Faculty and staff are embarking on a five-city tour of the state to recruit students, and their first stop will be 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Hilton Garden Inn, 410 S. Third .

  • More students, new programs and other news from K-State’s Nine Colleges

    Here’s what’s new this year in every college at K-State:   College of Agriculture   The College of Agriculture is one of the fastest-growing colleges at Kansas State. John Floros, the dean and director of the college, said .

  • Will posturing lead to progress?

    Donald Trump has long struck us as someone who does things because he sees advantage in them — usually financial, but these days, of course, political.  Thus, we’re reluctant to give him too much credit for sparking the latest .

  • K-State veterinary students provide care for Sunset Zoo’s exotic animals

    Every year, over 50 senior College of Veterinarian students will have the opportunity to do clinical work on the variety of animals at Manhattan’s Sunset Zoo. The zoological medicine elective is a three-week clinical rotation where students work with exotic .


    Jane Lee (Marsh) Clift, 91, died Friday, Aug. 14, 2015, at Cumbernauld Village in Winfield. The family provided some of the following information. Jane Lee was born Nov. 10, 1923, to A. G. and Frances Lee (Friend) Marsh in Leavenworth. Jane Lee graduated from Winfield .

  • Many contributed to success of Stuff the Bus campaign

    To the Editor: Konza United Way is grateful to the many local organizations that collected school supplies for area children. As our students return to classes this week, we want to make certain that they are prepared to learn; that .

  • LiveSafe App lets students contact police

    K-State students can now use their smartphone to keep themselves and the community safer. LiveSafe, introduced this spring, is a free app students can download through iTunes or Google Play that allows them to report crimes, be notified of crimes .

  • With new manager, airport nears 2nd phase of terminal expansion

    It might not be possible for new Manhattan Regional Airport director Jesse Romo to come at a busier time. In various stages of development are projects that expand the passenger terminal, create a new fixed based operator building, relocate the .

  • Construction officially begins on $1.25B federal animal disease lab

    At peak construction this fall, a truck hauling dirt will be coming and going from the construction site of the National Bio-Agro Defense Facility every six minutes. The facility, commonly referred to as NBAF, is a $1.25-billion research facility tasked .

  • Committee seeks to make city even more bicycle friendly

    Cydney Alexis thinks Manhattan needs to become more bike friendly. Even though it is one of only three bike-friendly cities in Kansas, according to the League of American Cyclists, Alexis’ experiences at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and teaching in Denver .

  • IMAX screen coming to town

    Carmike Cinemas is bringing an IMAX screen to Manhattan, but its location is still a secret. A press release indicated the company’s plans to add three new IMAX screens in partnership with Carmike Cinemas — two screens in Montana, and .


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