To the Editor: I try not to write long letters endorsing our friends and neighbors who have selflessly volunteered to direct our great community as commissioners, for three reasons. 1. Most of us only look at the names of the endorsee .
To the Editor: The City Commission race is upon us. I urge you to vote for candidates who will put community before political ideology. Political extremism has no place in our community. At the state level it has crippled the .
When it comes to West Virginia, Kansas State senior first baseman Shane Conlon said it’s like looking in a mirror. “In the past, they’ve played very similar to us,” he said Tuesday. “They play very hard. They are .
City prosecutors dropped a citation issued to K-State student who ran into a KU basketball player in February. But the young man will be banned from buying tickets or attending K-State games for the near future. Nathan Power intentionally bumped .
The Big Red One is getting a new commander. Maj. Gen. Wayne W. Grigsby Jr. will be the next commander of Fort Riley and the 1st Infantry Division, the Army announced Monday. Grigsby currently commands Combined Joint Task Force — Horn .
About as time the weather began warming up and when only the most ardent golfers considered getting out their clubs, motorcycle enthusiasts began returning to the streets. The reappearance of motorcycles on our streets is probably as reliable a sign .
A budget bill passed in the Kansas Senate last week would eliminate tuition grants for more than 900 K-State students, according to the university. According to a legislative update from Sue Peterson, K-State’s assistant to the president and director of .
Manhattan City Commission candidates spoke about their visions for downtown Monday during a Downtown Manhattan Inc.-hosted forum at the Wareham Opera House. The six candidates are seeking to fill three seats in the April 7 election. Kaleb James said locally .
Mike Dodson raised the most money among Manhattan City Commission candidates during the recent reporting period. In documents filed with the Kansas Governmental Ethics Commission, three candidates had a clear fundraising advantage. Dodson reported raising $8,400 between Feb. 20 and March 26. Linda .
An attempted robbery on Monday in K-State’s West Stadium parking lot left one victim with minor injuries, according to K-State police. A man reported that an unknown Hispanic man, 5-feet-8-inches tall with brown hair and in his late 20.
Health director Leslie Campbell on Monday reviewed a report that shows Riley and Pottawatomie counties among the healthiest in the state. “It’s not just all about health,” Campbell told Pott County commissioners. “It’s also about transportation and graduation .
A heavily-redacted affidavit released to the Mercury indicates a Leonardville man left the state after an interview with Riley County police last month. John Thomas, 48, was arrested on a Riley County warrant in Chino Valley, Ariz. earlier this month and .
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