Some area lawmakers will have new duties when the Kansas Legislature convenes on Jan. 12. Republican Rep. Tom Phillips, Manhattan, of the 67th District will sit on four committees this session with two of them being new to the representative. His .
When Pope Francis last week scolded the cardinals, bishops and others who make the Vatican run, it made newspapers the world over. He told his subordinates they were succumbing to 15 weaknesses, including hypocrisy, greed, jealousy and “spiritual Alzheim-er’s.” .
To the Editor, It is with great pride, respect, humility and admiration that I send this letter of thanks and congratulations to all from the K-State and Manhattan community for the Kansas State University Marching Band being awarded the prestigious 2015 .
To the Editor: The spirit of the season was clearly evident Dec. 12 during Manhattan Kiwanis Club’s 64th annual Pancake Feed and Silent Auction. More than 500 people came by to enjoy the food, shop for presents and visit with neighbors .
Joe Cocker died the other day. I didn’t take the news very well, and I found myself tearful many times during the day. Friends were posting on Facebook about his death and how much they enjoyed his music. His .
Let’s go to the Jefferson Cup Invitational. This event is sometimes called the Olympics of wine competitions, where the “best of the best” are selected from wineries in all of America’s wine-making regions. The results are in: Winning .
Lockett has record-breaking year Tyler Lockett could arguably be the best football player in Kansas State history. The wide receiver certainly has the numbers to make the case, especially after a record-breaking senior season in which the youngest of the .
There was no shortage of news for Manhattan in 2014. Mercury editors and reporters nominated 30 stories for this list before trimming it down to the top 11. The No. 1 story this year moved up a spot from 2013’s list, barely edging out 2014’.
When I think of my grandfather and how to describe him, one of the best adjectives I can come up with is ‘tough.’ My grandfather, Charles ‘Bud’ Hanzlick, died Dec. 18, the morning of the first significant snowfall this year. He .
Perhaps it is a challenge for some biographers to get past the ‘celebrity’s mask’ to unravel what lies within that explains such devotion from fans. Not so with Noam Friedlander who should be applauded for taking a different approach .
It has been nearly a full year since Kelley Construction Company broke ground outside the library to begin the children’s room expansion. Now, on Jan. 17, just 358 days after the ceremonial groundbreaking, we will have a grand opening celebration to .
Six weeks of winter holiday festivities in Edinburgh, Scotland start with turning on the lights on St. Andrew’s day at the end of November; continue with shopping at the traditional, romantic Christmas Market in the heart of the city; .
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