• Cameron: KC in good shape with Shields out the way Sc -- magazine mug.phatch

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Maybe Ned Yost is tricking everybody, including the San Francisco Giants. No, seriously. The trick? Since the Royals aren’t likely to score much of anything against Giants ace Madison Bumgarner — who’s pitched about a thousand .

  • Bradlee deserves iconic status

    To journalists of a certain age, Ben Bradlee, who was the executive editor of the Washington Post from 1965 to 1991, was a hero. And an inspiration. He died Tuesday at the age of 93. Among his accomplishments was transforming the Post from .

  • Can K-State not continue investment in equestrian?

    To the Editor: I hope that K-State will be able to re-establish our equestrian program. As in every sport, these team members have worked hard to prepare for competition, have represented K-State in an outstanding manner and have contributed to .

  • Republicans, too, are targets of nasty campaign ads on TV

    To the Editor: I enjoyed reading a recent letter to the editor questioning the effectiveness of negative campaign mail sent by third party organizations. Personally I’ve been more irritated by hateful television advertisements that actually mention both the candidates .

  • Paid Endorsement: Kobach is doing his best to eliminate voter fraud

    To the Editor: Manhattan, don’t be fooled by letters like that in last Thursday’s Mercury by Nancy Twiss trying to demonize Kris Kobach. I Know Kris Kobach personally; he is maybe the most fair, honest, hardworking secretary of .

  • JAMES AUSTIN RIDING

    James Austin Riding, son of Kyle Austin and Marci Riding of Manhattan, died on Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014, at the Stormont-Vail Regional Medical Center in Topeka. The family provided the following information. James was born on Oct. 10, 2014, in Topeka and gave his .

  • ALICE L. LOAR

    Alice L. Loar, 95, of Manhattan, died Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, at Meadowlark Hills-Collins House in Manhattan. The family provided the following information. Alice was born on March 6, 1919, in Chauncey, Ohio, the daughter of Daniel Eli and Marcia Evalara (Russell) Johnson.  Alice .

  • JIM. D. JOHNSON

    Jim D. Johnson, 68, of Olsburg, died Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014. Funeral services are pending with the Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home in Riley..

  • City OKs antenna system

    The city is on the path to increasing its wireless bandwidth. The Manhattan City Commission approved on Tuesday the first reading of a franchise agreement with IdeaTek to install a distributed antenna system in the city. The company will place 48 .

  • First lady promotes documentary of first-generation K-State students Debbiemercer.phatch

    A documentary about first-generation college students at Kansas State University is receiving some extra attention after being recognized from inside the White House. First lady Michelle Obama commented on the trailer for “A Walk in My Shoes: First Generation College .

  • Commissioners revisit Anderson intersection

    Development plans have caused the city to revisit past plans for West Anderson Avenue. The Manhattan City Commission discussed on Tuesday how to deal with future work on the stretch of West Anderson Avenue between Kimball Avenue/Scenic Drive and .

  • City approves rezoning for retail center

    The city commission on Tuesday unanimously approved the first readings for two planned retail centers. The first item is a proposed rezoning for the Abbott Landing Shopping Center, a 7.82-acre tract of land northeast of the intersection of McCall Road .







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