• Wildcats add linebacker to 2016 class

    Kansas State added its first defensive player to the 2016 recruiting class over the weekend by picking up a commitment from a linebacker. Jimmy McKinney — from Oologah, Okla. — gave the Wildcats his verbal commitment on Sunday, becoming the eighth member of .

  • At Manhattan lab, researchers likely to study more diseases

    PLUM ISLAND, N.Y. — Plum Island, the 840-acre piece of land off the eastern tip of New York is so enigmatic it has long been the subject of sci-fi novels and local myths.  Before it became the site of .

  • Microbrews generate buzz at festival Brew1.mercury

    Manhattan showcased microbrews, area spirits and wines Saturday during its second annual Rhythm and Brews festival. The festival’s beer tasting in City Park pavilion more than doubled in size from last year, said Marcia Rozell, tourism and sales manager .

  • Nichols found guilty of attempted murder

    A Riley County jury on Friday found a Kansas City man guilty of attempted first-degree murder for his role in the 2013 death of a Manhattan man. Anthony Nichols was originally charged with first-degree murder for shooting 68-year-old John Burroughs, but .

  • Arraignment set for man accused of May shooting

    A Manhattan man will be arraigned this month on two charges of attempted murder for his connection to a May shooting that injured two people in Aggieville. In a preliminary hearing Friday in Riley County District Court, several witnesses said .

  • MAC’s ‘Rent’ show to highlight lessons of love and loss Rent1.mercury

    Jonathan Larson’s 1996 Broadway musical “Rent” is a tribute to love in all its forms. An upcoming production at Manhattan Arts Center seeks to adhere as closely as possible to the original version, said director Penny Cullers. Living in New .

  • K-State Salina grad fulfills dream in the Navy’s Blue Angels

    Navy Lt. Andrew Talbott spends most of his time in the sky, which is where he’s always wanted to be. Talbott, a 2005 graduate of Kansas State University Salina, is serving his second year as a Blue Angel for the .

  • Burns’ patience pays off for K-State Burnscolor.mercury

    When Morgan Burns came to Kansas State, he had never played cornerback before. Though he played safety during his prep days at Trinity Academy in Wichita, Burns made a name for himself with his play at running back, while also .

  • Cameron: Not so sure renting talent is right path Sc -- magazine mug.phatch

    There are three very different ways to look at the wild, out-of-character trades that brought Johnny Cueto and Ben Zobrist aboard as the Royals aim for their second straight World Series. First, the obvious… A pretty sizeable proportion of blue-tinged .

  • Registration open for Manhattan Cross Country Club

    The Manhattan Cross Country Club is taking registrations for the 2015 fall season. The club provides age-appropriate distance running for youth in grades 8 and younger. The six-week program begins on Monday, Aug. 24. The club meets Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays from 5:45-6:30 .

  • National Anthem auditions this week

    K-State Athletics has announced it is holding auditions for the opportunity to sing the National Anthem at volleyball matches this season. Auditions will be held in Ahearn Field House during the week of Aug. 10. Interested singers can contact Carrie Ruvalcaba .

  • Optimist Diamonds holding tryouts

    The Manhattan Optimist Diamonds 10-and-under softball team will hold tryouts for the 2016 season on Thursday, Aug. 6 from 5:30-8 p.m. at the Optimist Park on Jessica Field. Potential players must be 10 years old or younger as of Jan. 1, 2016. If you .


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