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  • Area Schools | October 28, 2013

    Falcon boys win Sabetha XC regional

    The Riley County Falcons traveled to Sabetha for their Class 3A cross country regional on Saturday, as the boys’ team took first overall to send the entire team, while the girls’ squad put two runners in the top 10 to send them to this weekend’s

  • Area Schools | October 28, 2013

    Rock Creek sends one to state

    Jacy Johnston (8th, 17:18) was the lone state qualifier for the Mustangs from the Sabetha cross country regional on Saturday. For the boys’ team, Ryan Schneider (18th, 18:03.00) and Tyler Banta (22nd, 18:19.00) came close to a state berth, but fell outside the top 10 and were not among

  • Area Schools | October 28, 2013

    Frankfort boys win 1A regional

    The Frankfort Wildcats won the Class 1A Lincoln regional on Saturday, finishing with 30 points as a team. Wetmore finished in second with 39. Adam Koch won the race in a time of 17:37.97, with Keith Huddleston (8th, 19:53.17), Noah Suther (10th, 20:00.35) and Alex Roeder (11th, 20:18.79) making up the

  • Editorials | October 27, 2013

    This is a sad day for Kansas

    We won’t defend what David Guth, a University of Kansas journalism professor, said September 17, the day after a gunman murdered 12 people in Washington, DC’s Navy Yard before killing himself. Professor Guth’s remarks were repulsive. On his Twitter account, he wrote, “The blood

  • Letters | October 27, 2013

    Holmberg brings world-class entertainment to McCain

    To the Editor: When I was offered a position at Kansas State University many years ago, one thing on the negative side of the ledger was having to give up certain “quality of life” items that Kan-sas City provided. Prominent in that category was entertainment.

  • Letters | October 27, 2013

    Please donate food, funds at K-State-Iowa State game

    To the Editor: The changing tree leaves, cool temperatures and Saturdays in Bill Snyder Family Stadium are all signs that the holiday season will soon be upon us. I’m sure I’m not alone when I say this is my absolute favorite time of

  • Letters | October 27, 2013

    Obama doesn’t have much of a record to brag about

    To the Editor: In the Mercury’s letters to the editor Tuesday, Nolan Carlson gushes about President Barack Obama, his accomplishments, and “…his lack of pomposity and arrogance.” I have listed a dozen reasons why Obama is not bragging about his record: 1. Spending $1.50 for every

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 27, 2013

    Parade, pep rally pump up fans before win over West Virginia

    Float.phatch

    Spectators sporting K-State purple and Halloween costumes lined the streets around City Park Friday evening for the K-State Homecoming parade. The university’s sororities and fraternities made up the majority of the parade with decorative floats and chapter chants, proving their school spirit before the

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 27, 2013

    K-State marks start of business building project

    Officials broke ground on K-State’s new College of Business Administration building during a ceremony Friday morning. The $50-million, 140,000-square-foot building will sit near Manhattan Avenue and Lovers Lane, east of the president’s house. The facility is to include a 250-seat lecture hall, three 80

  • Holidays |Arts, Leisure | October 27, 2013

    Haunted trolley tour highlights Manhattan places with scary histories

    Wolfhouse.phatch

    The chill of October weather made Manhattan a little spookier Wednesday for the 30 people who toured the city’s haunted locations via trolley that night. Throughout the month, area residents have had the opportunity to visit ghostly places on the Haunted Manhattan Trolley Tour. (Tours


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