Middle-school campers practice a flocking exercise, which helps the ensemble move as one, following a leader, during a two-week Teen Theatre Camp at the Manhattan Arts Center Tuesday morning. The theater camp is part of the summer-long Camp MAC, which features different weekly camp themes for both elementary-school- and middle-school-aged children.
Last Thursday night and again on Friday morning WIBW news had a story about lawn watering restrictions in Manhattan. There has been nothing in the Mercury about this, and I can find nothing on the Manhattan city website.
Former rowers Beth DeMars and Madi Haney have been named assistant coaches for the Kansas State women’s rowing team heading into the 2016-17 season, head coach Patrick Sweeney has announced.
Kansas State added a pair of Power-5 conference opponents to its future football schedules, including a familiar former Big 12 opponent.
Kansas State athletes continued to receive honors and accolades for their work in the classroom, as 30 Wildcats were named to the 2015-16 Big 12 Academic All-Rookie Team.
A group of former Kansas State men’s basketball players, including six members of the 2010 Elite Eight team, will host the Purple and Black camp for area youths July 8-10 on the university campus.
When four former governors — two Republicans and two Democrats — collaborate on anything, Kansans ought to listen.
We couldn’t agree more that it’s unacceptable for millions of people to go without help, but a call to sell hearing aids over the counter is not the answer. Instead, we suggest you support the bipartisan Hearing Aid Tax Credit Act.
The school funding equity bill that the Kansas Legislature approved Friday is worth applauding because the Kansas Supreme Court is expected to find that it complies with the constitution and thus allow public schools to remain open.
On June 6, the Manhattan Catbackers did what all 28 Catbacker Clubs across Kansas do each spring — we met our goals of having fun, raising K-State fans and raising funds to support our KSU student athletes.
As one of only a few botanical illustrators in the state of Kansas, Gail Selfridge traces a fine line between art and science.
“Resurgence” is about the second offensive by the aliens who attacked the ill-prepared Earth in “Independence Day.” We (which means Americans and one African) are better prepared this time, but ingenuity and individual initiative are still required.
Lawn chairs, red Solo cups and cans of beer accompany sunburned yet smiling faces that while away the hours as they wait to see their favorite acts perform at Country Stampede.
I wanted to fill this space with aptonyms, the term for when a person’s name accurately describes their chosen profession, but I will admit I had some help compiling the list below.
There have been plenty of times over the years when Royals pitcher Danny Duffy would give up a first-inning home run, or fall into a big early hole, and it would cause everything else to slowly unravel.
The Manhattan Optimist Prime 18-and-under softball team had a tough week-end in the Summer Blast at the Beach tournament at Lake Shawnee this weekend.
Optimist Bullets 4th in WS tune-up The Optimist Bullets 16-and-under B softball team competed in the World Series tune-up event at Adair Park in Kansas City.
The Manhattan Optimist Moxie played eight games this weekend, earning second place in the KC Summer Smash.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Kansas City man who tried unsuccessfully to firebomb an office of U.S. Rep. Emanuel Cleaver was sentenced to 10 years in federal prison with no chance of parole.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The airport where astronaut John Glenn ogled planes as a kid, came and went to two wars, boarded his first commercial jet and piloted a private aircraft until age 90 has now been named in his honor.
BENTONVILLE, Ark. (AP) — A foundation run by the heirs of Wal-Mart founder Sam Walton has announced a $250 million initiative to support charter schools in 17 cities across the U.S.
NEW YORK (AP) — By striking down tough abortion restrictions in Texas, the U.S. Supreme Court has emboldened abortion-rights activists nationwide and imperiled a range of anti-abortion laws in numerous states.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Nationals looked in trouble early. The New York Mets' Noah Syndergaard was in big trouble a couple of innings later.
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