Tuesday, May 26, 2015



Day of honor

Memorial3.phatch

Charlene Redman reads the “Address in Flanders Field” during a Memorial Day ceremony Monday morning at the American Legion Hall.


K-State Sports
  • Baseball | May 24, 2015 Wildcats end season with loss to OU

    Kansas State had its season come to a close Friday night, as Oklahoma scored a pair of two-out runs in the top of the ninth to eliminate the Wildcats from the Big 12 Championship with a 3-1 win at ONEOK Field.

  • Baseball | May 22, 2015 Cowboys shut down K-State, 10-1

    For the second time this season, Kansas State was limited by Oklahoma State’s Michael Freeman, as the Cowboy left-hander tossed a complete game and allowed just six hits in beating the Wildcats.

  • Football | May 22, 2015 Wildcats add JUCO quarterback

    Contra Costa College quarterback Jonathan Banks announced his commitment to the Wildcats this week, throwing his name in the mix into the three-headed race between junior Joe Hubener, sophomore Jesse Ertz and true freshman Alex Delton.

  • Track & Field | May 22, 2015 Bryan, Mitchell named Big 12 top freshmen

    Christoff Bryan and A’Keyla Mitchell were honored by the Big 12 for standout 2015 outdoor campaigns on Thursday.

Galleries
  • Heartland Cinderella Pageant
    Eveningwear.phatch

    The event at the C.L. Hoover Opera House had competitions in casual wear, talent (ages 7-17) or on-stage interview (ages 3-6), and party dress/evening gown.


  • Road work
    Aggieville.phatch

    The marathon — the first in Manhattan’s history — began at I-70 and K-177 and followed a route through Manhattan that included downtown, Aggieville and part of Kansas State’s campus.


  • MHS Soccer: Exorcised
    Mhssoccer2.phatch

    The win over Dodge City sends Manhattan on the road for Tuesday’s 6 p.m. quarterfinal against Maize (17-1).


  • Showing off
    Talent1.phatch

    Talents featured singing, dancing, instrumental pieces and gymnastics skills.


Opinion
  • Editorials | May 25, 2015 Rout at Ramadi renews war debate

    President Barack Obama’s strategy announced last September “to degrade and ultimately destroy” the Islamic State doesn’t seem to be working.

  • Letters | May 25, 2015 Cherry-picking federal programs is not good policy

    Sunday’s Mercury had a letter wondering how much federal money Gov. Sam Brownback has turned down that would have benefited Kansas. I also would like to see those figures.

  • Editorials | May 24, 2015 A time to honor great sacrifice

    Memorial Day is upon us. As sacred an occasion as there is on our national calendar, Monday is a day for Americans to pause in honor of those who have died in service to our country.

  • Letters | May 24, 2015 Brownback should stop refusing federal money

    It would be mighty interesting to know how much taxes Kansans in good faith have sent to our federal government but missed out on because, well, I don’t really understand why.

Lifestyle
Sports
  • Manhattan High School | May 25, 2015 Indians hope for season-best effort at state

    A year ago, the Manhattan High boys’ golf team put its best collective round of the season together at the Class 6A state meet in Topeka, turning in a third-place performance.

  • General Activities | May 25, 2015 Cameron: Royals still take 2 of 3 during soggy weekend

    KANSAS CITY — The Royals refused to take a hint from the baseball gods. And paid the price for it.

  • General Activities | May 24, 2015 Thousands turn out for event’s debut

    Manhattan resident Joe Moore started his journey early Saturday morning on Coach Bill Snyder Highway and ended it at Bill Snyder Family Stadium.

  • Manhattan High School | May 24, 2015 Indians compete at state swim meet

    The Manhattan High girls’ swimming team capped its season on Saturday by finishing with 26 points at the Class 6A state swimming meet, including racing in four consolation finals.

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