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  • K-State rides strong defense past Drake in first round of NCAA tourney Drake

    It wasn’t just another home game for the Kansas State women’s basketball team on Saturday. The Wildcats (23-10) beat Drake (28-5), 67-54, in the first round of the NCAA tournament. Head coach Jeff Mittie was pleased with his .

  • K-State prepares for Drake in the first round of the NCAA tourney

    Over the past several weeks, Kansas State head coach Jeff Mittie became a Stanford gymnastics fan. The Cardinal is hosting the Pac-12 championships, which conflicts with the women’s NCAA tournament, paving the way for K-State to host the first .

  • Officials consider seeking NBAF’s help in paying for radio upgrade

    Local leaders on Thursday questioned whether the National Bio- and Agro-Defense Facility intends to use and help pay for Riley County’s emergency radio system upgrade. The county currently uses a VHF (very high frequency) system and is looking to .

  • Did allergy season start earlier this year? Iwonder

    Q: Has the mild winter contributed to an earlier allergy season? A: Yes, but it hasn’t necessarily driven more people to clinics. Heather Martin, allergy nurse at Inspire ENT & Pulmonology, said the start of pollen season varies year .

  • Little Apple Comic Expo expands in second year

    Little Apple Comic Expo has expanded its operation in its second year. The event will take place from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday at the K-State Student Union. Tickets are $10 for general admission, $5 for students and military with ID, .


    Jeanne F. Dray, 67, died on Thursday, March 16, 2017 in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information: Jeanne was born and raised in Manhattan, to Kenneth LeRoy Olson and Nina Lee (Collins) Olson. Her mother was the daughter of a .


    Arthur Clayton Wille, 94, of Wamego died Thursday, March 16, 2017, at the Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information: On April 6, 1922, Art was born in Genn Hospital in Wamego, to August and Martha (Breymeyer) Wille. After .


    Lucille Marie Mulroney, 92, formerly of Clay Center, died Tuesday, March 14, 2017, at Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information: Lucille was born Oct. 8, 1924, in Hartford, to Myron James “Pat” and Esther Marie (Carnine) Steckel. .


    AGAPE FAMILY Agape is at 1125 Westport Dr. (lower level). Prayer at 9:30a.m. and contemporary music and worship at 10:30 a.m. Sundays. Children’s services provided. Service and youth at 7 p.m. Wednesdays. Pastor Sterling Hudgins brings the message. Visit .

  • Syria a place of ‘savage horror’

    It’s anyone’s guess as to whether Syrian President Bashar al-Assad looks back on 2016 as one of his better years. On the positive side, he regained a lot of territory lost to the multiple groups seeking his ouster — dissidents, .

  • Abuse not unique to military

    Bill Shea Contributing Writer The Manhattan Mercury on Sunday, March 12, published a Dallas Morning News editorial regarding military harassment. It expressed shock at a “secret online forum called Marines United to share offensive images and comments about female service members, .

  • Shaolin Warriors bring their moves to McCain

    Two-thirds of the way through the “Shaolin Warriors” show, presented as part of K-State’s McCain Auditorium Series last Monday night, the Chinese performers made sure we knew how difficult it was for them to do what they had been .


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