Saturday, June 25, 2016



Lifestyle

  • Off The Beat | November 16, 2014

    Slow down, winter spiders

    Brady047color.phatch

    As you are reading this, the landscape is likely covered in the white powder. If it isn’t, New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick’s take-down of meteorologists a few weeks ago again shows his brilliance. The first thought I had when I became

  • Editorials | November 16, 2014

    Tap the brakes on school bond issue

    Last week’s meeting of the Manhattan-Ogden Board of Education wasn’t the first at which talk of a new bond issue surfaced. But, given the reports of crowding at the district’s elementary schools, it would seem that the talk is getting more serious.

  • Letters | November 16, 2014

    Get involved in planning for city recreation facilities

    To the Editor: The Manhattan Parks and Recreation Department has em-barked on a process to take a comprehensive look at our community’s recreation facilities and programs. In working with a professional consultant and a citizen-led steering committee, we have begun to evaluate existing indoor

  • Letters | November 16, 2014

    Legislature must limit harm of Brownback budget

    To the Editor The election is behind us and, in spite of my amazement and consternation about the out-come, I remember my parents’ instructions to me very clearly: “Fight like hell for your choice of candidate, but the day after the election you roll up

  • Letters | November 16, 2014

    Rock Creek band was cold — and proud — after marching

    To the Editor: On Veterans Day, the Rock Creek High School band marched in the parade to thank the veterans who have served and currently serve our country. Because of the bitter cold, band members’ fingers were numb and the valves on instruments frozen, but

  • Football | November 16, 2014

    QB Hubener could give Wildcats’ run game a boost

    Ksufb8 sfa.phatch

    Ask yourself just how much you know about Joe Hubener. Probably not very much and that’s OK. Kansas State’s backup quarterback doesn’t even have a bio in the school’s official media guide. Zilch. Sure, Hubener’s name is listed on the

  • Men's Basketball | November 16, 2014

    Wildcats roll in opener

    Ksumbb23.phatch

    When Southern Utah pulled within eight points of Kansas State at halftime on Friday, Bruce Weber was reliving memories of last year’s season-opening loss to Northern Colorado. But the Wildcats used a 22-2 run in the second half to put those worries to rest,

  • Women's Basketball | November 16, 2014

    Mittie collects first victory at K-State

    Wbb5.phatch

    The first one is in the books for Jeff Mittie. Kansas State opened the women’s basketball season with a business-like effort against Southern Illinois-Edwardsville Friday night, controlling from the tip and never looking back on its way to an 81-55 victory, giving the new

  • Books | November 16, 2014

    Local author writes personal account of son’s suicide

    This first book by a gifted local author is the searing account of her journey to understand her son’s death by suicide. This is both intensely personal and also immensely profound and full of wisdom and potential for helping others. Beth St. Amand has

  • Books | November 16, 2014

    Ready for fun? Celebrate ‘Kansas Reads to Preschoolers Week’

    Laura Ransom

    “Kansas Reads to Preschoolers Week” is an annual event that promotes reading to all Kansas children from birth through age five. Parents, librarians, and caregivers are encouraged to read the chosen book during the week of Nov. 16-22. I am especially excited about this year’


Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | The Manhattan Mercury, 318 North 5th Street, Manhattan, Kansas, 66502 | Copyright 2012

Reproduction of any kind is prohibited without written consent.