• Cats play Long Beach again

    By now, Kansas State and Long Beach State must feel pretty familiar with each other. Last season, the Wildcats played the 49ers twice in one week. This Friday, K-State will play Long Beach for the third time in two years .

  • Jones brings K-State versatility in post Jones.phatch

    A lot can change in a year. It was just a year ago when Ashley Jones signed a letter of intent to continue her basketball career at Miami. Now she’s at Kansas State, where she’ll be on the .

  • Wallerstedt, TTU exchange verbal blows

    Texas Tech has been one of the worst defensive football teams in the country this season and the Red Raiders’ coaching staff believes it knows why. Current defensive defensive coordinator Mike Smith is accusing former defensive coordinator Mike Wallerstedt of .

  • YES! Fund distributes $203,000 for local youth programs Yes.phatch

    Stacie Schroeder, area director of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Riley County, told attendees at a 4 YES! Fund grant reception why the money is so important to her organization. “We have a little girl in second grade who struggled with .

  • City Hall expansion moves forward

    The Manhattan City Commission approved on Tuesday the first reading of the City Hall expansion project. The measure authorized the proposed expansion that will bring the Department of Parks and Recreation offices from 1101 Fremont St. in City Park to an .

  • Man sentenced in connection with McClendon’s death

    TEMPE, Ariz. — One of the men accused of alcohol-related violations in connection with the fatal fall of a Manhattan High School graduate has been sentenced. A Maricopa County Superior Court spokeswoman said Commissioner Julie Newell sentenced David Siegal to 18 months .

  • Board OKs rezoning for Islamic Center apts

    The Manhattan Urban Area Planning Board unanimously approved rezoning for a proposed Islamic Center of Manhattan apartment building at its meeting Monday. The Noor Residence planned unit development is a proposed apartment building that will replace the existing two-story house .

  • Ex-commissioners to be allowed to fill at-large spots on law board

    The Manhattan City Commission voted 3-2 to change Riley County Law Enforcement Agency Board policy on appointments. The commission will go back to following the state law, which allows a city commissioner to stay on the law board after no .

  • U.S. right to refuse to pay ransom

    If the Islamic State threatened to kill a relative of yours unless it received tens of millions of dollars in ransom, you would do anything within your power to find the money. Anything within our power is what we do .

  • Hearing set for 4 men in robbery, kidnapping

    Four Manhattan men arrested in two kidnappings and robberies will appear together in Riley County District Court in December. Judge William Malcolm scheduled Ortegas Tune, 26, Kaywaun Washington, 25, Rasheem Wilson, 26 and Kenneth Mallett, 22, for a joint preliminary hearing on Dec. 19. Mallett, .

  • We’re wrong to disregard God’s model for marriage

    To the Editor: Raise your hand if you belong to the “Help, Mr. Karsmizki! I’ve locked myself out of my house!” club. Some decades ago, my wife and I even needed Mr. K to replace our whole front door .

  • Coverage of local same-sex marriage much appreciated

    Thank you for your coverage of the first same-sex marriage in Riley County in the Nov. 14 issue of the Manhattan Mercury. I appreciated the well-covered event and the fact that it was actually covered. Although same-sex marriage has come to .





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