The Rev. Kerry Ninemire blesses guests with ashes during an Ash Wednesday ceremony this morning at Seven Dolors Catholic Church.
The city will begin development of an exterior rental inspection program for future consideration.
The Wildcats trailed by as many as nine early and led by as many as 23 late, as they improved to 15-8 overall and 5-7 in the Big 12. The Sooners dropped to 16-7 and 7-5 in the league.
The Wildcats slowed down Baylor’s offense, managed to have some success against the Baylor zone and had a chance to win in the final minutes. But K-State couldn’t close the deal, losing 79-72 in double overtime.
The Wildcats host No. 21 Baylor on Wednesday at 7:15 p.m., looking to build off a win over the No. 1 team in the country from Saturday’s 80-69 win over the Sooners.
The Wildcats return to the friendly confines of Bramlage Coliseum after two straight double-figure losses on the road — three losses overall — looking for a split with the No. 20 Sooners.
The Wildcats snapped their three-game losing streak with a stunning 87-71 victory over 21st-ranked Oklahoma at Bramlage Coliseum.
When the Wildcats did win the game, no fans ran onto the court to celebrate. In a more unique fashion, the players celebrated the win on the court and then ran up to the student section to recognize the fans.
President Barack Obama’s proposed $10 fee on a barrel of oil as part of his next budget isn’t fully thought out, but it deserves better than the kneejerk partisan denunciation it’s gotten from Republicans.
I really enjoyed the Feb. 3 Mercury article on the “found note” at KSU Memorial Stadium! As a genealogist and volunteer at the Riley County Genealogical Society, I could not resist searching for the workers.
Three cheers for Riley County Commissioners Bob Boyd and Ron Wells, and one jeer for Commissioner Ben Wilson, who chairs the board that sets policies for this county.
Do you have any idea what they are researching in those labs? Does our government have any idea what is being created in these labs? Well, you probably need to find out before they kill half of the world population.
It may be possible to understand the Coens’ new film as a cynical take on their own industry. But this interpretation is certainly not required.
For the local theater-goer, the current K-State Theater production “Forward” has all sorts of attractions. The play is premiering in the Purple Masque, the new small theater in West Memorial Stadium opposite the Alumni Center’s parking lot.
In the Harry Potter series, owls deliver important mail to wizards. In the real world, Cherra Bliss saw a Harry Potter banquet flyer meant for everyone at K-State.
Actors from the London Stage presented A Midsummer Night’s Dream to a near capacity downstairs only McCain Auditorium crowd as part of this month’s celebration of “Shakespeare in the Little Apple.” Were they good? Were they ever.
TECUMSEH — If the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team had hopes of competing for a league title over the course of the final five games of the regular season, winning at least one game this week was crucial.
Following his team’s 76-69 loss to the Thunderbirds — the Tribe’s first loss in Centennial League play — George said both were sorely lacking at times in a game of runs that ultimately went to the home team.
At Flush, the Rock Creek boys’ basketball team held on to beat Marysville, 52-50, on Tuesday at home.
At Blue Rapids, the Mustangs got off to a slow start and never recovered in a 64-48 loss to the Tigers.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on Mardi Gras in New Orleans (all times local):
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The career of Missouri's longest-serving sheriff has come to an abrupt end after he pleaded guilty to stealing reimbursement checks for his own use.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A federal appeals court has upheld the convictions of a Kansas obesity specialist who co-authored the "Atkins Diabetes Revolution."
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A terse letter from Andrew Clyde's credit card-processing company explained it was discontinuing his corporate account because his Georgia firearms business "no longer met our underwriting guidelines." In a panic, Clyde called three other companies, which denied him, too.
NEW YORK (AP) — Professional racecar driver Scott Tucker was arrested Wednesday on criminal charges accusing him of living the high life on the backs of millions of desperate people who used his payday lending operation to get quick cash over the Internet.
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