• Q&A: Garrison Keillor

    Garrison Keillor, writer, storyteller and longtime host of “A Prairie Home Companion,” will perform at K-State’s McCain Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. Monday. Tickets are still available at k-state.edu/mccain/tickets. During a phone interview with The Mercury on .

  • St. George parents: Lack of sidewalks, buses means children can’t get to school safely

    Some parents in St. George have been trying to change the Rock Creek school district’s policy about in-city transport for their school children, but so far, proposed solutions haven’t gone anywhere. Parent Matthew Asbury said that even though .

  • Accident on K-177 causes delays in gameday traffic

    An accident involving a truck hanging over a bridge slowed many drivers on their way to the K-State football game Saturday. The accident occurred on Kansas Highway 177 on the viaduct just outside of Manhattan on Saturday morning. The stream of .

  • Couple makes $5M matching gift to KSU

    Paul and Sandra Edgerley, Brookline, Massachusetts, have made a challenge-matching gift of $5 million to the College of Business Administration at Kansas State University. The Edgerleys have committed $5 million to the college’s new Career Counseling and Skill Development program, matching .

  • Defense carries K-State past Texas Ksufb15.phatch

    The last time Kansas State pitched a shutout against a Big 12 opponent the majority of the current Wildcats were still in elementary school. Let that sink in a moment. Eleventh-ranked K-State did just enough on offense and made more than .

  • Career day extra sweet for McCrane Mccrane.phatch

    For all but 2:18 of the first half, all that stood between the 11th-ranked Kansas State football team and Texas was the leg of kicker Matthew McCrane. McCrane, who was a career-best 3 for 3 on the day, improved to a perfect 6 for 6 .

  • Longhorns’ offense sputters in 23-0 loss Ksufb9.phatch

    Texas coach Charlie Strong traveled into uncharted waters for his coaching career on Saturday. For the first time in his 61 games as a head coach at the Division-I level, Strong was shut out, his Longhorns losing to Kansas State 23-0. .

  • Someday, let’s drop grocery sales tax

    A couple of state senators from Wichita have come up with a good — bipartisan! — idea that could make life a little more affordable for all Kansans, especially those who need the help most. Unfortunately, the state has dug itself into .

  • Health Care Compact would cause great harm in Kansas

    To the Editor: Gov. Sam Brownback signed House Bill 2553, called the “Health Care Compact,” into law on April 22. The law requests the federal government to suspend by legislation the operation of federal laws, rules and regulations and orders regarding Medicare. .

  • Paid Endorsement: Davis is an honest man who will lead Kansas well

    To the Editor: Scripture says a man who bears false witness against his neighbor is like a war club, or a sword, or sharp arrow. (Proverbs 25-18). Nothing can be so injurious to an individual as to harm his good .

  • Paid Endorsement: Independent judiciary vital; vote to retain local judges

    To the Editor: Every four years we are asked to vote to retain our local judges who serve Riley and Clay counties. Over that four-year period, literally thousands of disputes come before our judges in criminal cases, divorces, civil disputes, .

  • K-State tennis has solid day at Drake

    DES MOINES, Iowa — The Kansas State women’s tennis had another strong day at the Drake Jamboree on Saturday at the Roger Knapp Tennis Center. The Wildcats notched 10 total wins on the day. K-State captured nine of a possible 12 singles .





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