Thursday, July 2, 2015



Country Stampede 2015

The Manhattan Mercury’s coverage of Country Stampede 2015, with Caroline Kole, a surprise concert in the campgrounds by Chase Bryant; Sara Evans, Blake Shelton, and Special Guest Buzz Brainard, host of The Highway on SiriusXM.


K-State Sports
  • July 01, 2015 KSU athletics announces 2016 budget

    Kansas State athletic director John Currie announced the athletic department’s budget for the fiscal year 2016 on Tuesday — presenting a balanced budget of $70.1 million — in his regular letter to fans.

  • Track & Field | June 30, 2015 Wildcats compete in Jamaica, Oregon

    Kansas State’s Kim Williamson cleared 5-11.50 on her way to a second straight Jamaican National Senior Championships high jump title — while several other current Wildcat track and field athletes competed at the USATF Outdoor Track & Field Championships.

  • Football | June 28, 2015 Mueller likes chance with Chargers

    Ryan Mueller watched the NFL Draft anxiously waiting for his name to be called.

  • Men's Basketball | June 28, 2015 The obtuse triangle: Winter developed offense at K-State

    The sacred text arrived at dusk on a Thursday in November. I opened the package and found a 216-page, red hardbound book with worn buckram corners that brought to mind something used to teach high school geometry 50 years ago.

Galleries
  • Reading room
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    BLUE RAPIDS — A tiny library in Blue Rapids recently underwent big changes upon completion of an addition to the original one-room, 700-square-foot building.


  • Country Stampede: Fashion
    1

    A detailed look at the vast range of fashion at Kicker Country Stampede.


  • Country Stampede: Day 4
    1

    Coverage of the final day of the 20th Kicker Country Stampede at Tuttle Creek State Park.


  • Country Stampede: Day 3
    1

    Coverage of day three at the 2015 Kicker Country Stampede.


Opinion
  • Editorials | July 01, 2015 Costs must matter, even to EPA

    The U.S. Supreme Court was right on Monday to rule that the Environmental Protection Agency has erred in ignoring the costs of compliance before writing regulations and setting limits on mercury, arsenic and other pollutants from U.S. power plants.

  • Letters | July 01, 2015 Avoid becoming a victim of costly computer scams

    Please, never open an email from a person or business you don’t know, and never trust a person who contacts you by phone or Internet claiming to be from a company.

  • Editorials | June 30, 2015 Fireworks season intense but short

    We’re in for four days of loud noises from 8 a.m. to midnight for the next four days.

  • Letters | June 30, 2015 Olsburg farm delightfully different from Parma, Italy

    Starting with the people who made this possible, I want to thank my host family, which opened its door to me, a complete stranger, and completely changed my life.

Lifestyle
Sports
  • General Activities | June 29, 2015 17ers drop KU Showcase finale

    Ending their four-game run at the KU Showcase in Lawrence over the weekend, the Manhattan American Legion Manko 17ers sputtered to the finish line against the KC Elite Navy on Sunday, losing 9-0.

  • Area Schools |Manhattan High School | June 29, 2015 Ballard, McAtee play in KBCA all-star game

    Recent Manhattan High graduates Caroline Ballard and Pierson McAtee each participated in Kansas Basketball Coaches Association all-star games Saturday in Salina.

  • General Activities | June 29, 2015 Sweet Heat travels to Salina

    The Sweet Heat 12-and-under team traveled to Salina this past weekend.

  • General Activities | June 29, 2015 Diamonds play in Tie-Dye tournament

    The Manhattan Diamonds 10-and-under team finished out its first season by competing in the Tie-Dye Tournament in Rose Hill this past weekend.

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