Known as “Mr. Chris” to his daycare children, Payne started the business, Cool Care Club, 20 years ago out of the basement of his house as a way to generate income.
Playing a pair of games in the grueling summer heat on Saturday, the Manhattan American Legion Manko 17ers won early in the day and lost their second game at the KSU Showcase.
Tenth anniversary of the Symphony at the Flint Hills, which took place Saturday at Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve.
The Manhattan Marlins celebrated 50 years with the Little Apple Invite.
Life-fire training exercises at Fort Riley, June 10.
For more than 100 years the Veterinary Health Center at Kansas State University has helped to treat all kinds of animals. The Mercury went behind the scenes May 20 to bring a detailed look at the lives of the people who work at the Veterinary Health Center. This is the first installment in a series of photo essays, which will follow vet school seniors throughout the year as they complete their clinical work.
The 15th year of the celebration honored the way two groups of settlers in the middle of the 19th century came together to form the city.
Dachshund hounds from across Kansas were ready to run their short legs down the track in the annual Downtown Manhattan Weenie Dog Races, part of the Paws on Poyntz event.
The Little Apple Softball Tournament. Saturday, June 6.
On Friday night, the 17ers came from behind to fall short in a 10-9 loss. On Saturday, the 17ers won their first game 12-1 over Newton and then dropped an afternoon contest against Buhler, 13-3.
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