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  • Morris wins Colbert Classic Bjstaten.mercury

    As Dustin Morris reached the green in two shots on No. 16 during his final round at the fourth-annual Colbert Charity Classic Saturday afternoon, he felt like he was in pretty good shape. He could two-putt his way to a birdie .

  • The obtuse triangle: Winter developed offense at K-State B1.1.25.15.ksubk.tex.mercury

    The sacred text arrived at dusk on a Thursday in November. I opened the package and found a 216-page, red hardbound book with worn buckram corners that brought to mind something used to teach high school geometry 50 years ago. The .

  • 17ers slam Ralston Valley

    After dropping a pair of games on Thursday, the Manhattan American Legion Manko 17ers rallied back to win a game on Friday at the KU Showcase in Lawrence. The 17ers got down to business early on Friday against Ralston Valley, .

  • Dunne instrumental in creating swim team in 1965 B8-marlins.mercury

    When Pat Dunne met Don Duncan more than 50 years ago at Dunne’s Pharmacy in downtown Manhattan, competitive swimming in Manhattan was quite uncommon. Kansas State had a swim team at that time, but for the youth of the Little .


    Tracy Anne (Fallon) Perrotta, 58, of Erie passed away on Saturday, June 20, 2015, after a long fight with Alzheimer’s. She was at her residence surrounded by family. The family provided some of the following information. Tracy was born in Ridgewood, New .


    Betty Joyce Scoville, 88, a longtime resident of Wamego, Wichita and Manhattan, passed away on March 14, 2015, in Surprise, Arizona. The family provided some of the following information. She was preceded in death by her parents, Allen and Nellie Palmer; daughter, Cheryl .


    Francis Flo Levenson, 94, of Manhattan, died June 27, 2015, at Meadowlark Hills Sloan House. She was born Nov. 22, 1920, in California. Complete obituary and service information will be announced at a later time by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Ave., Manhattan, KS 66502..


    Mary Elizabeth Fritzson, 83, of St. George, passed away on Wednesday, June 24, 2015, at the Westy Community Care Home in Westmoreland. The family provided some of the following information. On Oct. 24, 1931, Mary was born to August and Hazel (Griffith) Dornbusch Sr. in .

  • ‘Kansas Experiment’ a resounding success, but…

    To the Editor: As a recently retired KSU social scientist, I have always been interested in real-world experiments based on behavior. In Kansas, of course, we have been subjects in a very real experiment involving elimination of business income taxes. .

  • Court made right decision

    Friday’s historic Supreme Court ruling, which effectively legalized same-sex marriage across the country, is the right decision at the right time. It both exalts marriage as an institution and reflects the changing opinion of the American public, 55 percent of .

  • Two RCPD police officers to retire

    Two police officers will retire from the Riley County Police Department, effective Wednesday. Police Officer Kevin Baker began his career with the department in May 1989 as a police officer. He will retire after 26 years of service. A retirement reception will .

  • Chamber promotes three, hires one

    Manhattan Area Chamber of Commerce promoted three employees and hired a communications director. Kim Dahlsten was advanced to vice president of membership. She has been with the chamber for eight years after 12 years in the banking industry. As vice president, .


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