“The American Mission” is a story about Africa. More specifically, given Africa’s vastness in surface and cultures, it’s a story about the Democratic Republic of the Congo, once known as Zaire. It borders Congo, an entirely separate country, .
Here’s a fine collection of work for K-State sports fans: Mark Janssen’s writing on the Wildcats over the past four decades. For most longtime readers of The Mercury, the stories will sound familiar: They’re largely drawn from .
Crude oil prices collapsed to a four-year low on Thanksgiving Day, dropping as low as $67.75 per barrel after the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) decided to leave production targets unchanged at their most recent meeting. Analysts had been .
Many Western analysts have long believed that Russians are long-suffering people, willing to endure extreme privation without revolting. However, there are indications that Russian President Vladimir Putin and his foreign minister, Sergey Lavrov, may not share this view. Moscow blames .
Shoppers who excused themselves from Thanksgiving meals to score early holiday deals in Manhattan were greeted by chilly temperatures and the occasional wait. Lines at Target and Best Buy stretched around each building as hundreds of people stood in line .
Riley County only has enough foster homes for about one-third of children who need care. According to St. Francis Community Services,which is contracted by the state to place foster children locally, there are 71 children from Riley County in foster .
Q: I’ve seen the initials “JD” on the caps worn by Bill Snyder and some of the assistant football coaches this season. What does that stand for? A: I’m tempted to say: “Jack Daniels,” in the name of .
Organizers hope a project to renovate the bandstand in Wamego City Park is completed by this spring. The Wamego City Commission recently approved spending up to $45,000 for the project. The Wamego Community Foundation is also taking donations, raising $9,100 so far. .
It’s the Friday after Thanksgiving and as good a time as any to pause before the frenzy resumes. We hope the crowds who Thursday evening formed the first wave of the Black Friday storm found what they were looking .
To the Editor: This holiday season, as big, out-of-town retailers continue to ask you to chase discounts on cheaply manufactured products, we would like to invite you and our whole community to experience the better total values offered by our .
To the Editor: Last Saturday a young couple knocked on my door in order to return my lost wallet. I had not even missed it, although it turned out I had left it on the Starbucks counter at Dillons East .
A mutual interest in improving animal health and veterinary education is helping the Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine bring new global partners together in China. The college’s U.S.-China Center for Animal Health partnered with the .
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