Manhattan’s 2014 sales tax figures are on par with 2012 and 2013 through the mid-year point. City finance director Bernie Hayen said the overall figures through July are flat compared with the same time period in 2012 and 2013. The overall 2014 sales tax receipts .
There are folks in California who are genuinely serious about splitting the Golden State into six states. Then again, there are folks in California who are serious about a lot of things that don’t have a snowball’s chance .
U.S. Senate candidate Greg Orman told the Mercury on Thursday he’s trying to move beyond the labels of a two-party system to fix what’s ailing Congress. Orman, who lives in Olathe, is running as an Independent for .
The defining issue in state elections is candidates’ positions regarding “the path of our economic recovery.” So wrote Republican state Rep. Steven Becker of Hutchinson in a recent letter to the Hutchinson News, as he asked, “Does the candidate sup-port .
Why does the word “dog” have meaning? If you say “dog” to a friend, why does your friend understand you? Kansas State University philosopher Elliott Wagner aims to address these types of questions in his latest research, which focuses on .
Kylie Hardman, a sophomore in human resource management at Kansas State University’s College of Business Administration, has been selected as a Cargill Global Scholar for the 2014 academic year. “This is a really fantastic opportunity that I hope to gain .
One rider, one chance. Dodge City’s Jesse Barber was the lone entrant in bull riding in Thursday’s Kaw Valley Rodeo opener at Wells Arena in CiCo Park, and for seven seconds, it looked like his trip up from .
Sam Fidone shot a Thursday-best 7-under par, 65, to take the lead at the Colbert Charity Classic at Colbert Hills. After shooting 4-under on Thursday, Fidone, a Lufkin, Texas, native, took a second-round lead with the best score of the day, .
Twila Sybil Converse, 72, of rural Olsburg, died Saturday, July 19, 2014, at the Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. The family provided the following information. Sybil was born in Emporia on Nov. 17, 1941, the daughter of Dr. Ralph and Genevieve Barrett, of Burlington. .
Isabella (Kirkman) DeArmond, the daughter of Kristine Leigh Kirkman and Justin Beau DeArmond, passed away Wednesday, July 23, 2014, at Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri, as the result of the Trisomy 18 birth defect. The family provided the following information. .
When new Kansas State women’s tennis coach Danielle Steinberg left Israel nearly a decade ago to play collegiate tennis at the University of Arizona, she had never needed a coat. It took several years and a move to Wichita, .
K-State Track and Field Head Coach Cliff Rovelto along with former Wildcat heptathlete Ryann Krais will join Team USA’s best in the combined events as they face off against Germany in the annual Thorpe Cup. Held this year in .
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