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  • Local |Business | June 06, 2015

    Small towns, city collaborate on regional development

    “You reap what you sow.” The truth of that timeless proverb has been demonstrated forever.  Today we will learn about an organization serving south central Kansas which is helping to sow regional cooperation and reaping the results. Carl Koster is the chair of the

  • Local |Business | June 06, 2015

    KSU Credit Union CEO receives professional of the year award

    The Kansas Credit Union Association named LaRae Kraemer, president and CEO of K-State Federal Credit Union, the Henry Peterson Professional of the Year. She received this award Saturday at the annual convention in Kansas City. The Henry Peterson Professional of the Year award recognizes the

  • Local |Education | June 06, 2015

    MHS seniors earn accolades, scholarships

    Continued from last Sunday’s edition of The Mercury, here is the list of accolades for the Manhattan High School class of 2015. Tyler Daveline: High scholastic achievement - 4.0 GPA,MHS; athletic scholarship - soccer, Nebraska Wesleyan University; Nebraska Wesleyan Achievement Scholarship, Nebraska Wesleyan University; Nebraska

  • Local |Business | June 06, 2015

    OZ Museum gets TripAdvisor award

    The OZ Museum has received a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence award. Now in its fifth year, the award celebrates excellence in hospitality and is given to establishments that consistently achieve great traveler reviews on TripAdvisor. Certificate of Excellence winners include accommodations, eateries and attractions from

  • Local |Business | June 06, 2015

    Harry’s Deli unveils new menu

    Harry’s Deli recently unveiled a new menu. The cafeteria-style delicatessen in the Wareham hotel at 418 Poyntz Avenue in Manhattan has been open for more than 20 years. Many of the deli favorites have remained, however there are a number of new selections. Eight new sandwiches

  • Local |Business | June 06, 2015

    Superior Roofing co-owner retires

    Superior Roofing M&M, Inc. co-owner Charles F. McCarthy III retired on June 1. McCarthy has been in the roofing business for over 40 years and a partner of Superior Roofing since 1991. The company thanks McCarthy for his partnership and friendship.

  • Local |Education | June 06, 2015

    MATC students graduate

    Manhattan Area Technical College held its spring commencement exercises May 15, 2015, at the Hilton Garden Inn. Darrell Brensing, Director of Manhattan Area Vocational Technical School from 1969-1976, delivered the commencement address to 171 graduates in 14 programs of study. MATC awarded 87 associate of applied science degrees and 84 graduates

  • Local |Kansas State University | June 06, 2015

    Alumni Association honors multicultural, international students for achievements

    The K-State Alumni Association recognized eight recent Kansas State University graduates for outstanding achievements and leadership within the multicultural and international communities at the university. The honors include four graduates who earned the Multicultural Leadership Award. Those awards went to Mercedes Perry, bachelor’s in

  • Local |Kansas State University | June 05, 2015

    K-State sends furlough notices

    Kansas State University is getting closer to possible employee furloughs if the Legislature doesn’t pass a budget by midnight Saturday. “We are currently notifying people now,” said Jeff Morris, K-State’s vice president for communications and marketing. He said he did not know exactly

  • Local | June 05, 2015

    Crews deal with fallen trees, power outages after storm


    Emergency officials have concerns about potential Wildcat Creek flooding after a storm that lasted from Thursday evening into early Friday morning. After last night’s rainfall, Wildcat Creek at Scenic Drive went from 3.11 feet at 9:15 a.m. Thursday to 10.48 feet at 9:15 a.m. Friday. The

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