Saturday, November 28, 2015


  • Editorials | February 16, 2014

    Religious liberty is safe in Kansas

    We’ll give a tip of the hat to Kansas Senate President Susan Wagle for pouring some cold water on a House bill that would allow Kansans to discriminate against gay couples on religious grounds. And we’ll offer rousing applause for state Reps. Sydney

  • Columns | February 16, 2014

    Victory, not chant, was the story

    We have had discussions at work about the K-State chant with the “F-bomb” at the KSU-KU basketball game, and after hearing about it on the radio and television and now reading the Mercury column, I’ve got to throw out my thoughts. Couple of points

  • Manhattan High School | February 16, 2014

    MHS girls ease past T-Birds, still perfect in league

    Manhattan High girls’ basketball coach Scott Mall didn’t want his team to underestimate the Shawnee Heights Thunderbirds Friday night. Despite struggling to close out the game in the fourth quarter, his Indians did just that, beating the T-Birds 43-31 to stay unbeaten in Centennial

  • Men's Basketball | February 16, 2014

    Bears edge Wildcats in double OT


    WACO, Texas — The last four times Kansas State went on the road, it lost. Saturday at Baylor, nothing changed. Just like the Wildcats (17-8, 7-5 Big 12) lost their last three road games, crumbling down the stretch in clutch moments, it was more of the same

  • Manhattan High School | February 16, 2014

    T-Birds get season sweep of MHS boys

    Minus the first quarter, Manhattan basically played Shawnee Heights even the rest of the night on the road. Unfortunately, the first quarter saw the T-Birds take an 18-8 lead in what was essentially the difference as the Indians lost their second straight game Friday night

  • Baseball | February 16, 2014

    K-State loses pitchers’ duel to open baseball season

    SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. — The 18th-ranked Kansas State baseball team was stifled by Cal Poly starting pitcher Matt Imhof on Friday night, as the Wildcats were shut out, 3-0, to open the season at Baggett Stadium. The left-handed Imhof struck out 14 batters — tying Cal Poly’

  • Area Schools | February 16, 2014

    Hot-shooting Rams rout Doniphan West

    RANDOLPH — Fans stuck their hand out and patted head coach Nick Evans after Blue Valley’s 71-52 victory over Doniphan West. Evans tried, but couldn’t explain why his team scored a season-high in points against the Mustangs in the team’s first Twin Valley

  • Area Schools | February 16, 2014

    Blue Valley’s comeback falls short

    RANDOLPH — Faced with a 14-point deficit after three quarters of play, the Blue Valley Rams would need to play some of their best basketball to rally and beat Doniphan West Friday night. They would go on to outscore the Mustangs 14-5 in the final quarter,

  • Obituaries | February 16, 2014


    Ralph Glendenning, 80, of Oswego, died Feb. 7, 2014, at the Mt. Vernon Missouri Veterans Home. The family provided some of the following information. He was born Nov. 16, 1933 in Aurora, Mo., to Frank and Edna Mae (Harlow) Glendenning. He was married for 30 years to Barbara Richards of Bolivar,

  • February 16, 2014

    Expo to help aspiring gardeners with tips, tricks


    Information on gardening or services that the vendors offer at the 14th Annual Manhattan Area Garden Show is an important opportunity for participants. These are local businesses that serve our community. They deal with the same growing conditions and situations. The show is Saturday, Feb.&

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