• Flexibility essential in learning

    In his article of Dec.10, “Why do we teach the way we do?” Bill Felber is absolutely correct that for many students and learning tasks, the pace easily can and should be accelerated. However, other learning activities, such as those .

  • Romero eligible immediately for FSU

    Following a public and lengthy separation from the Kansas State women’s basketball program, transfer Leticia Romero received immediate eligibility to play at Florida State from the NCAA on Wednesday. Romero’s decision to leave K-State following the firing of .

  • Dibbini named K-State’s 1st women’s soccer coach

    Long before his inaugural team ever takes the field representing Kansas State women’s soccer, new head coach Mike Dibbini will have spent countless hours making it all possible. That’s the charge for K-State’s first women’s soccer .

  • Toy drive helps 700 shoppers

    More area children will have gifts under the tree this Christmas, thanks to a local toy drive. Toys for Manhattan brought in a bigger crowd than last year, said its director, Judy Padgett. The annual drive collects new and used .

  • Former Fort Riley commander running for commission

    Retired Lt. Gen. Mike Dodson, former commander at Fort Riley, became the first Manhattan City Commission candidate for April’s election on Tuesday. A member of the Manhattan Urban Area Comprehensive Plan Update Project Advisory Committee, Dodson said in a .

  • Mercury staffers’ favorite Christmas traditions

    Whether you hang your stockings by the chimney with care or deck the halls with boughs of holly, it’s the traditions each family creates that make it feel like Christmas. Here are some holiday traditions from Mercury staff members. .

  • Hearing set for man shot in November robbery

    A preliminary hearing was set Tuesday for a Manhattan man who was shot in the face during an attempted robbery last month. Christopher Hudgins, 19, 3416 Westbaker St., appeared Tuesday in Riley County District Court with his attorney Thomas Addair in front .

  • Where to celebrate New Year in Manhattan

    It’s not too early to think about how to ring in the new year. Manhattan has a few events on New Year’s Eve for those looking to make plans. The Little Apple New Year’s Event celebration starts .

  • Soldier’s hearing set in rape case

    A soldier who is accused of raping a child appeared Tuesday in court, where a judge set his preliminary hearing. Timothy Ayers Jr., 41, appeared via webcam from the Riley County Jail with counsel Larry McRell in front of Judge William .

  • Judge grants lower bond for robbery suspect

    A bond reduction was granted on Tuesday for a former MHS athlete facing charges in a July aggravated robbery case. Trey Campbell, 21, appeared in Riley County District Court via webcam from the Riley County Jail Tuesday afternoon with his attorney .

  • ‘Interview’ showing in KC

    The controversial comedy “The Interview” is coming to select theaters, but viewers will have to drive to Kansas City to see it. Following Sony Entertainment’s decision last week to cancel the wide release of the Seth Rogen and James .

  • Colorado man’s preliminary hearing set in 2012 rape

    A Colorado man who was arrested in connection with a June 2012 rape incident was excused Tuesday from his court appearance, where his preliminary hearing was set. Jamal Grant, 23, Colorado Springs, wasn’t present, but his attorney, Jeremy Platt, appeared before .


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