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  • Men's Basketball | October 23, 2014

    K-State men enjoying added post depth

    One quick look at the Kansas State men’s basketball team last season made one thing obvious. They were short. The Wildcats boasted two bigs last year in Thomas Gipson and DJ Johnson, and Gipson started at center at 6-foot-7. At Kansas State’s media

  • Women's Basketball | October 23, 2014

    Mittie sees progress, but wants more from young team

    Mittie.phatch

    Jeff Mittie had a pretty good idea what kind of team he was getting when he took Kansas State women’s basketball job last spring. After all, Mittie beat the Wildcats twice last year as head coach of TCU. But now, with only two weeks

  • Manhattan High School | October 22, 2014

    Indians win two to end regular season

    The Manhattan High volleyball team won both its matches at the Wamego triangular Tuesday night, sweeping Junction City before hanging on for a three-set win over the Red Raiders to finish off the regular season. The Indians defeated Junction City 25-16, 25-18, but got a

  • Columns |General Activities | October 22, 2014

    Cameron: KC in good shape with Shields out the way

    Sc -- magazine mug.phatch

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Maybe Ned Yost is tricking everybody, including the San Francisco Giants. No, seriously. The trick? Since the Royals aren’t likely to score much of anything against Giants ace Madison Bumgarner — who’s pitched about a thousand innings of postseason baseball without

  • Editorials | October 22, 2014

    Bradlee deserves iconic status

    To journalists of a certain age, Ben Bradlee, who was the executive editor of the Washington Post from 1965 to 1991, was a hero. And an inspiration. He died Tuesday at the age of 93. Among his accomplishments was transforming the Post from a second-tier newspaper into a

  • Letters | October 22, 2014

    Can K-State not continue investment in equestrian?

    To the Editor: I hope that K-State will be able to re-establish our equestrian program. As in every sport, these team members have worked hard to prepare for competition, have represented K-State in an outstanding manner and have contributed to our community. I have met

  • Letters | October 22, 2014

    Republicans, too, are targets of nasty campaign ads on TV

    To the Editor: I enjoyed reading a recent letter to the editor questioning the effectiveness of negative campaign mail sent by third party organizations. Personally I’ve been more irritated by hateful television advertisements that actually mention both the candidates they slander —usually Sen. Roberts

  • Letters | October 22, 2014

    Paid Endorsement: Kobach is doing his best to eliminate voter fraud

    To the Editor: Manhattan, don’t be fooled by letters like that in last Thursday’s Mercury by Nancy Twiss trying to demonize Kris Kobach. I Know Kris Kobach personally; he is maybe the most fair, honest, hardworking secretary of state we will ever have. 

  • Obituaries | October 22, 2014

    JAMES AUSTIN RIDING

    James Austin Riding, son of Kyle Austin and Marci Riding of Manhattan, died on Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014, at the Stormont-Vail Regional Medical Center in Topeka. The family provided the following information. James was born on Oct. 10, 2014, in Topeka and gave his family joy and happiness by

  • Obituaries | October 22, 2014

    ALICE L. LOAR

    Alice L. Loar, 95, of Manhattan, died Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, at Meadowlark Hills-Collins House in Manhattan. The family provided the following information. Alice was born on March 6, 1919, in Chauncey, Ohio, the daughter of Daniel Eli and Marcia Evalara (Russell) Johnson.  Alice was raised in Chauncey where


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