Swedish story

Olsburg1.mercury

A man works on the Olsburg water tower Thursday afternoon. The Dala horse under the name honors the town’s Swedish culture.


K-State Sports
  • Golf | May 06, 2016 Talley starts strong at NCAA Regional

    Kansas State women’s golfer Madison Talley fired a 2-under par 70 on Thursday to sit in a tie for third place, just one shot back of the leaders, during the first round of the NCAA Baton Rouge Regional at University Club.

  • Baseball | May 05, 2016 Wiley strikes out 10, Cats win 5-2

    Freshman Logan Wiley struck out a career-high 10 batters in five innings, helping K-State fan its most in a game since 2013 with 15, as the Wildcats trumped Wichita State, 5-2, on Wednesday.

  • Women's Basketball | May 04, 2016 K-State extends Mittie through 2022

    Athletic director John Currie announced Mittie, just the second coach in program history to guide the Wildcats to consecutive postseason appearances in the first two seasons, signed a contract amendment granting him an extension.

  • Baseball | May 04, 2016 Wildcats rally early to beat Shockers

    Brogan Heinen’s first college start didn’t look promising early on. His teammates got behind him in the bottom of the inning, scoring four runs and powering on to a 9-5 win over the Shockers.

Galleries
  • Goal frenzy
    1.mercury

    Despite the lopsided win, Manhattan head coach Mike Sanchez said he admired the way the Scots handled themselves in defeat.


  • Manhattan High Soccer: No Problems
    Mhs2.mercury

    The Manhattan High girls’ soccer team didn’t let the less-than-ideal weather stop it from crushing Wichita Heights in an 8-0 rout.


Opinion
  • Editorials | May 06, 2016 School district’s gift a good treat

    Canceling the last day of school, which the Manhattan-Ogden Board of Education did Wednesday evening, might have been one of the easiest decisions board members will ever make.

  • Letters | May 06, 2016 Pastor McLaughlin has served Manhattan superbly

    We’re fortunate to live in a community filled with talented and energetic people who “give back” to Manhattan through good work and dedicated volunteering. One of those persons is Pastor Patrick McLaughlin of the First United Methodist Church.

  • Letters | May 06, 2016 Medical community’s care has been truly outstanding

    What a blessing for me and my family to have had outstanding care for my dear wife, Midge, at Via Christi for the eight days preceding her death.

  • Editorials | May 05, 2016 KSU, KU wise to issue joint appeal

    The same Legislature that made a shambles of the state’s finances in recent years now expects the state’s two largest universities to bear a disproportionate share of the burden to help balance the state’s finances.

Lifestyle
  • Arts & Leisure | May 05, 2016 Joe Diffie, Furniture Amnesty Day, plant sale and more

    Manhattan is going to be a little green this weekend; John Deere Green, that is, as Joe Diffie, country music superstar, comes to The Hat.

  • Movies | May 04, 2016 New film ‘Keanu’ surprisingly amusing

    Is this what the Key and Peele audience wants from these performers? That’s the big question here. Those of us who don’t watch a lot of cable TV shows won’t have that problem, though.

  • Arts & Leisure | May 03, 2016 Tickets on sale for orchestra

    Tickets are on sale for this year’s Orchestra on the Oregon Trail, an outdoor concert featuring the Topeka Symphony Orchestra that will be held at Alcove Spring Historic Park near Marysville and Blue Rapids.

  • Movies | May 03, 2016 Little reason to see long, dull ‘Mother’s Day’

    So we’ve had Garry Marshall’s “Valentine’s Day” and Garry Marshall’s “New Year’s Eve.” And now we have Garry Marshall’s “Mother’s Day.” Each of them uses some of the same actors and exactly the same story scheme.

Sports
  • Manhattan High School | May 06, 2016 MHS soccer dominant in 13-0 win

    In a game called at halftime, the Manhattan High girls’ soccer team had little trouble taking care of business against Highland Park Thursday evening at Bishop Stadium, winning the match 13-0.

  • Pro Sports | May 06, 2016 Slumping Royals try to refresh

    The Kansas City Royals hadn’t been hitting lately. Their pitching had been failing, too. But in the past two years, they could always count on their stellar defense to bail them out.

  • Manhattan High School | May 06, 2016 Gritton wins 3rd straight at JC invite

    Coming off of back-to-back wins, including a Centennial League individual title on Monday, Manhattan High senior Cole Gritton kept his winning streak going on Thursday at the Junction City Invitational.

  • Manhattan High School | May 05, 2016 MHS baseball routs Scots

    The Manhattan High baseball team took two games from Highland Park in a makeup doubleheader from a rainout earlier this season.

State & Region
PUBLIC SALARY DATABASE

Subscribers can access a list of local public employees' 2014 pay records.


You can subscribe for as little as $1.99.
Text Alerts
Mobile Alerts

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

Sign Up Now
TOP HOMES
The Mercury Facebook

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.