Bill Snyder is no stranger to occasional hyperbole. When asked about Oklahoma State’s Tyreek Hill, the longtime Kansas State head coach called the junior-college transfer from Garden City Community College the fastest man in the world, on two different .
Lyle E. Sylvester, 84, a Clay Center resident since 2003, and a resident of rural Wamego since 1966, died Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, at Mercy Regional Health Center of Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. Lyle was born Aug. 7, 1930, on his family .
With Kansas State clinging to its 6-0 first-half lead against Texas, Elijah Lee made a play that turned the momentum in the Wildcats’ favor at just the right time. On third-and-19 at the K-State 26, the Longhorns were looking to put .
Paul David Mann, 47, died Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, at his residence in Manhattan of natural causes. The family provided some of the following information. He was born on May 22, 1967, in Ness City, the son of Paul “Gene” and Janice J. (Rufenacht) Mann. .
The 22nd-ranked Kansas State volleyball team returns home after a week-long layoff, embarking on the second half of its Big 12 schedule by welcoming Texas Tech for a 1 p.m. match Saturday at Ahearn Field House. “Sometimes during the course of .
Game 7. Bottom of the ninth. Two outs. With the tying run on third and the winning run at the plate for the Kansas City Royals, many fans in Johnny Kaw’s Wednesday night had their “rally caps” on, wearing their .
TOPEKA — Beloved Kansas State University football coach Bill Snyder on Thursday endorsed Sen. Pat Roberts for re-election and is appearing in a new television ad for the three-term Republican incumbent, potentially giving the GOP a boost in a race with .
Q: Why is it that by now nearly every other newspaper in the state has come out with their endorsements for state and national offices, but yet the Mercury waits until the weekend just prior to Election Day? A: Oh, .
Riley County commissioners entered uncharted territory during a bid opening Thursday morning. The county received bids from Josh Connet Excavation LLC of Manhattan and Larson Construction Inc., also of Manhattan, for utility extensions at University Park and Lakeside Heights. The .
Junction City is putting a curfew on Halloween festivities this year. The city’s police department announced Tuesday that trick-or-treating will be limited to the hours of 6 to 8 p.m. Friday. At 8 p.m., the city will sound its storm .
CLEVELAND — Cleveland police are searching for a man accused of killing a former Kansas State University football player outside a nightclub on Oct. 11. A Cleveland police spokeswoman could not say Thursday whether 26-year-old David Garrett was a bystander or was .
On paper, the Manhattan High football team’s season-ending trip to Washburn Rural doesn’t look like a competitive matchup. The Junior Blues have just two wins on the season, a pair of romps over undermanned Topeka West and Highland .
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