The Pottawatomie County Sheriff on Thursday identified the inmate who was found unresponsive in his cell on Wednesday. Pottawatomie County Sheriff Greg Riat said the inmate was 25-year-old Andrew J. Brown, of Wamego. Riat originally reported Brown was 24, but corrected .
Readers might remember earlier this month a splash of publicity about manned missions to Mars — one-way missions. That publicity involved the Mars One Project, which plans to establish a permanent mission on the Red Planet in 2024, and had narrowed its .
To the Editor: It is depressing to see all the politics surrounding the lesser prairie chicken. My experience with this species spans more than 35 years, and I have seen most of its remaining Kansas habitat plus much of what little .
Do you remember a 2010 movie called “Hot Tub Time Machine”? If not, you may want to rent a copy of it before you go see its sequel, the recently-released “Hot Tub Time Machine 2.” And even then, some of the new .
To the Editor: I couldn’t help but notice that Nathan Power stated in his apology letter to KU and everyone that he was sorry for “…breaking from the Wildcat way and stepping outside what is acceptable in the spirit .
At this time last week, Manhattan head coach Robert Gonzales expected to have a minimum of eight wrestlers make the trip to this weekend’s Class 6A state wrestling tournament in Wichita. He thought if things went right, the team .
What happened Monday night after the K-State men’s basketball team defeated KU can’t happen again. We’re not referring to storming the court but rather the excesses that turned such a sweet moment sour. The university’s lack .
To the Editor: The Mercury devoted important space this past week to a couple of articles that were related in important ways most readers may not have realized. The first story concerned an effort by the Kansas Legislature to limit .
To the Editor: While the victory over KU was sweet, all glory was quickly erased by actions of an unruly, immature crowd. Action needs to be taken by the KSU administration to pre-vent a repeat of this scenario..
Snow is coming this weekend, and there’s nothing you can do about it. Mary Knapp, climatologist at Kansas State University, said Manhattan is on the northern edge of the snowstorm area expected to bring 4 to 6 inches of snow. This .
Central Asia is not the land of “Borat,” according to an expert on the region who spoke in Manhattan Thursday. While that goofball comedy movie of a few years ago purported to show life in Kazakhstan, the part supposedly set .
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