Saturday, September 5, 2015



News - Local

  • Local |Kansas State University | April 23, 2014

    Student entrepreneurs earn prize money

    A Kansas State University competition has rewarded 38 students and creators of 16 business ideas with more than $20,000 in prize money. The K-State Launch competition gives students experience in the process of making a business proposal. In total, 365 students registered for the competition this year, making it

  • Local |Kansas State University | April 23, 2014

    Legal training classes meet needs in multiple industries

    Through a partnership with the Center for Legal Studies, Kansas State University is making it easy and affordable for students and professionals who are seeking classes in legal training to receive their education online. Classes begin May 5, and in as little as seven weeks a

  • Local | April 23, 2014

    People who ‘made a difference’ honored

    The Greater Manhattan Community Foundation honored several people who “made a difference” during the Community Foundation Awards on April 13. The awards went to people who gave their personal time, professional talent or financial resources for the betterment of the community. The following awards were given

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | April 22, 2014

    Schoen denies Wilson’s claim that RCPD changed tack

    Rusty.phatch

    Riley County Police Director Brad Schoen isn’t buying Rusty Wilson’s story that something has changed concerning how much attention police place on enforcing alcohol laws at Wilson’s bars. At the last month’s Riley County Law Board meeting (March 22), Wilson — owner of

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | April 22, 2014

    Mother of suicide victim: Police can do more to train for tough situations

    Melanie.phatch

    Law enforcement officers can find themselves in touchy situations, and sometimes things go wrong. Melodie Pooler and her family have witnessed firsthand one horrible day for the Riley County Police Department — and she believes more training and preparedness might have avoided some of the bitterness

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | April 22, 2014

    Hearing set in murder case

    JUNCTION CITY — A preliminary hearing has been scheduled for a man facing murder charges in Riley and Geary counties. Anthony Nichols, 33, of Kansas City, appeared Tuesday morning for a status hearing in Eighth Judicial District Court. Nichols faces first degree murder and robbery charges in

  • Local |Business | April 22, 2014

    Property sales up in March

    WESTMORELAND — Property sales in Pottawatomie County took a significant jump in March and remained consistent with sales for the same time period the previous two years. There were 57 property sales in March, 16 more than the previous month and in line with sales in March of 2012

  • Local |Kansas State University | April 22, 2014

    Business execs serving as professors for a day

    This week is seeing 24 industry professionals taking on the role of College of Business Administration professor as part of the second Executive Professor-for-a-Day program at K-State. The executives have been paired up with 37 different class sections over the week, ranging from the undergraduate business foundations

  • Local |Kansas State University | April 22, 2014

    Allen named university’s 34th Truman scholar

    A passion for changing the world is deeply rooted in Kansas State University student Ross Allen, junior in economics and philosophy, Soldier, which has earned him a 2014 Harry S. Truman Scholarship. The Truman scholarship is a national competition that provides up to $30,000 for graduate study

  • Local |Kansas State University | April 21, 2014

    Division of Continuing Ed becomes KSU Global Campus

    Kansas State University has been educating adult learners off campus for more than four decades through the Division of Continuing Education. To more accurately reflect K-State’s international ties and global reach, the Division of Continuing Education has been renamed Kansas State University Global Campus.

TOP JOBS
More Jobs ››
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.