Friday, May 27, 2016

News - Local

  • Local |Kansas State University | March 27, 2015

    K-State to offer campus experience at open house

    Students, visitors and community members are invited to explore Kansas State University at its annual open house. On April 11, the Manhattan and Salina campuses will offer activities, learning, fun and food as part of the annual All-University Open House. Open house will take place from 9

  • Local |Kansas State University |Arts & Leisure | March 27, 2015

    Dementia workshop to focus on theater techniques

    “Sometimes Ya Gotta Laugh,” a performance about the world of caregiving for those diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia, will be part of the Personhood and Dementia Workshop on Thursday, April 9, at the K-State Alumni Center. The third-annual workshop is sponsored by

  • Local | March 27, 2015

    New interactive weather exhibit to open Saturday at Discovery Center

    A new exhibit exploring the causes and effects of weather will open Saturday at the Flint Hills Discovery Center. The interactive Wild Weather exhibit is designed to help those of all ages understand the ways of weather through hands-on exhibits focusing on wind and water,

  • Local |Kansas State University |Arts & Leisure | March 27, 2015

    Diavolo, ‘Peter’ coming to McCain in April

    Two upcoming performances at K-State’s McCain Auditorium will feature themes of fantasy. The first is Diavolo, a company of daredevil dancers, returning to Kansas State University’s McCain Performance Series at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in McCain Auditorium. Diavolo members are dancers, gymnasts, actors, athletes

  • Local |Government & Politics | March 26, 2015

    Airport names new director

    Romo, jesse.phatch

    Jesse Romo has been named the new Manhattan Regional Airport director. City manager Ron Fehr announced Thursday that Romo will start working on April 27. Romo will replace Peter Van Kuren, who announced his resignation in November. Van Kuren’s final day will be May 15. “I

  • Local |Kansas State University |Government & Politics | March 26, 2015

    Master plan coming for K-State’s north corridor

    The northern edge of K-State’s campus soon will have a master plan. Residents discussed and examined the development of the North Campus Corridor Master Plan during a public meeting Wednesday at City Hall. The corridor’s boundaries are North Manhattan Avenue on the east,

  • Local |Education |Business | March 26, 2015

    Bergman to get new roof

    Bergman Elementary School will receive a new roof this summer. The Manhattan-Ogden school board on Wednesday unanimously approved a bid to replace the school’s 55,000-square-foot roof, which is 20 years old. The approved bid of $347,488, by Arrow Roofing of Wichita, came in just under the $350,000

  • Local | March 26, 2015

    City cleanup set for next week


    City crews will pick up yard waste, limbs and branches during Spring Cleanup from Monday to Friday, April 3. Spring Cleanup is an annual effort of the city and local refuse contractors to allow residents to clean up their properties with free haul away for most

  • Local |Government & Politics | March 26, 2015

    Commissioners spar over personnel reviews

    A relatively minor administrative decision turned into a rare disagreement at the Riley County Commission meeting Thursday. At issue was how frequently the county’s three commissioners will meet with county department heads for official performance reviews. In the past, commissioners provided official feedback once

  • Local |Fort Riley |Books | March 26, 2015

    Author chronicles Big Red 1 on D-Day

    ABILENE — John McManus said one piece of the 1st Infantry Division’s well-documented history is sometimes overlooked. “Army historians who interviewed survivors in the weeks and months after the Normandy invasion prepared about 372 pages of historical material on the 29th Infantry Division, which is the

Text Alerts
Mobile Alerts

Get the latest news, weather and sports updates from The Mercury sent to your phone.

Sign Up Now

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.