Jim D. Johnson, 68, of Olsburg, died Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, at his farm south of Olsburg. He was born on Jan. 2, 1946, in Westmoreland. He was the son of Alciede Lavern “A.L.” and Dorothy Marie (Novak) Johnson. He graduated from Blue Valley .
A little fall weather won’t deter the Homecoming spirit at K-State. (Though the rain might have washed away the chalking contest on Bosco Student Plaza.) Brave the drizzle today and check out the amazing artwork on the windows of .
While a certain blue-clad baseball team was busy bouncing back from a loss about 130 miles east of Manhattan, the 22nd-ranked Kansas State volleyball team was doing a bit of rebounding of its own. K-State, coming off a home loss to .
One quick look at the Kansas State men’s basketball team last season made one thing obvious. They were short. The Wildcats boasted two bigs last year in Thomas Gipson and DJ Johnson, and Gipson started at center at 6-foot-7. .
Jeff Mittie had a pretty good idea what kind of team he was getting when he took Kansas State women’s basketball job last spring. After all, Mittie beat the Wildcats twice last year as head coach of TCU. But .
The Manhattan High volleyball team won both its matches at the Wamego triangular Tuesday night, sweeping Junction City before hanging on for a three-set win over the Red Raiders to finish off the regular season. The Indians defeated Junction City 25.
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 .
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 .
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 .
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 .
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, 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 .
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