• University Park water shut off Tuesday for repairs

    The University Park water beneft district has six inoperative water valves that Riley County Public Works was scheduled to replace Tuesday.

  • Health dept. aims to help homeless

    Jennifer Green, Riley County Health Department director, told county commissioners Monday morning that homeless youth in USD 383 don’t receive the same health care as their peers, so the department is requesting $289,000 in a three-year period from the Greater Manhattan Community Foundation.

  • Market owner feeds and paints his world Neighbors10

    Danny Fang feeds the world one person at a time and paints the world one picture at a time.

  • Commission to discuss grease program

    The Manhattan City Commission will hear updates Tuesday about the grease management permit program ordinance.

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    Kameron Banks, a sixth-grader at Lee Elementary, spikes a ball over PVC pipes.

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    Students participate in the promenade on Saturday night before entering prom in Manhattan Town Center. Staff photos by Jackie Dobson


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  • Armyreserve Army Reserve units from Manhattan to deploy in May

    Two Army Reserve units from Manhattan are deploying to Afghanistan and Europe for nine months.

  • KSU’s Willock suspended following Sunday arrest

    A K-State women’s basketball player was arrested early Sunday at Johnny Kaw’s bar in Aggieville for criminal trespass and liquor purchase by a minor.

  • Prom171 Mall, MHS prom still together after 30 years

    An unusual partnership reached its 30th edition Saturday.

  • Myers ups campaign goal to $1.4B

    K-State President Richard Myers announced Friday that the university’s Innovation and Inspiration Campaign has surpassed its $1 billion goal ahead of schedule, and that a new goal has been set: $1.

  • Wwi KSU honors WWI soldiers with ceremony

    K-State’s Memorial Stadium is meant to be a reminder of the impact of the first world war, said Jed Dunham.

  • Medal Stories of 2 WWI veterans for whom KSU buildings were named

    Of the many K-Staters who offered distinguished service in World War I, campus buildings carry the names of two who were faculty members.

  • Artistnbaf NBAF UPDATE | The lab as a buffer against catastrophic outbreaks

    Marty Vanier, DVM Special to The Mercury Today we can see that the construction of NBAF is a physical presence in our community.

  • Christian Books and Gifts to close on May 31

    Christian Books and Gifts is closing after nearly 31 years.

  • Atthepeak Coaches, athletics dominate list of top earners at K-State

    K-State head football coach Bill Snyder cracked the $3 million mark for pay in 2016, as he and his assistants again dominated the list of top earners at the university.

  • Celebrate Arbor Day with area trees

    With a successful Earth Day behind us, it is now time for Arbor Day! The last Friday in April is Kansas Arbor Day.

  • Innovative product makes hitching a trailer easy

    “It’s the best thing we ever got.

  • Stateed State education students help at Ogden Elementary

    College education students from around the state recently helped with projects at Ogden Elementary School while visiting the Manhattan area for the Kansas National Education Association Student Program.

  • CITY NOTEBOOK | Academy to open May 22

    Academy Sports + Outdoors will open May 22.

  • Timetravel Time travel and other student ideas for FHDC exhibits

    Upcoming exhibits at the Flint Hills Discovery Center would include time machines, weather models and iPad games if local students have their way.

  • Hit-and-run driver turns himself in

    The man who struck a pedestrian at the crosswalk at 12th and Bluemont Ave.


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