• Story sensationalized ‘civil’ Law Board exchange

    To the Editor: The Riley County Law Board had its March meeting on the 24th, and, as usual, there was media coverage. The Mercury’s story appeared the next day. Having been at the meeting, I found the Mercury’s .

  • Please return missing coat to McCain’s Lost and Found

    To the Editor: To whomever took my black, three-fourths length coat from Nichols Theatre — middle section, front row — on Saturday, March 8: I hope you’ll return it to McCain Auditorium’s Lost and Found. No questions asked..

  • Symphony to explore music of Old West

    TOPEKA — The Topeka Symphony will present music inspired by “The Old West” on Saturday in White Concert Hall on the Washburn University campus.   The 7:30 p.m. program will be led by the Topeka Symphony’s conductor, Kyle Wiley Pickett.&.

  • Quartet to appear in Topeka jazz series

    TOPEKA — The next concert in Topeka Jazz Workshop Inc.’s 45th season will be Sunday from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Downtown Ramada’s Regency Ballroom, 420 SE 6th, Topeka, and will feature the Rebecca Kilgore Quartet.   Vocalist Kilgore hails from .


    Thomas Jay McIntyre, 66, of Manhattan, died Tuesday at Mercy Regional Health Center. He was retired from the U.S. Army and as a police officer for KSU. The family provided some of the following information. Thomas was born in Hoopston, .


    Ila M. Thomas, 87, of Blue Rapids, died Tuesday at Blue Valley Senior Living. Survivors include her husband, Orville; three daughters, Sheryll Michael of Kansas City, Mo., Darlene Haller and husband, Melvin, of Randolph, and Joyce Fleming and husband, Larry, of .

  • Broadway at MHS, ‘Annie’ at Columbian Theatre

    A little bit of the Big Apple is coming to the Little Apple this weekend. The Manhattan High School Drama and Thespian Troupe No. 941 presents a Salute to Broadway at 7 p.m. Friday at the Rezac Auditorium. More than 30 MHS .

  • Kivett hits for cycle in 12-6 victory Ksubsb7 hr.phatch

    Ross Kivett already has his name etched in Kansas State’s baseball history books. On Wednesday, he cemented it in the Wildcats’ record books. The senior center fielder hit for the cycle in reverse order, going 4 for 5 with three RBIs .

  • KSU to unveil stadium plans at spring game

    Kansas State officials plan to unveil the design of the latest football stadium project at the April 26 spring game, according to reports. Sources told the Kansas City Star that K-State is “full speed ahead right now,” as its works on .

  • KSU tennis to host Sooners, Cowgirls

    The 61st-ranked Kansas State tennis team are set to begin a four-match homestand this weekend — playing No. 18 Oklahoma on Fridy and then No. 23 Oklahoma State on Sunday. Both matches are set for a 1 p.m. starts at the new Mike .

  • MCC women end season 26-6

    The Manhattan Christian College women’s basketball team ended its season with a 26-6 overall record and a seventh-place finish at the NCCAA tournament. Libby Witte was named First Team All-American, while Sarah Wenger was named to the second team. .

  • Wildcats earns Big 12 Boat of the Week

    The 2nd Varsity 8 was named Big 12 Boat of the Week after a strong performance at the Longhorn Invitational this past weekend. The lineup of coxswain Kara Omo and rowers Chelsea Goble, Lindsay Smith, Aly Bronder, Abby Weaver, Ariana Thompson, Hunter .


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