The Kansas Board of Regents released data Thursday on post-graduation employment in Kansas for graduates between 2007 and 2009. Utilizing graduation data from the Kansas Board of Regents and employment data from the Kansas Department of Labor, the analysis shows nearly 74% of Kansas residents who graduated
Area students were among the more than 700 undergraduate, graduate and nursing students at Baker University received their degrees during commencement ceremonies Dec. 15-16 at the Collins Center. The area graduates are listed in order of their hometowns. Junction City: Christopher Coleman, Associate of Arts in
The best most cowboys hope for is one great horse in a lifetime. Doug Muller was privileged to have a top pony as a youngster. He’s had several good horses since then. The sorrel stallion in his barn now could exceed them all. Muller,
This year marks the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech, given in 1963 in Washington D.C. during the March on Washington. King famously declared his dream “that one day this nation will rise up and live out the
People constantly lie. A few tell bigger lies than most, which brings me to Lance Armstrong. His story reads like a thrilling novel. Boy meets cycling. Boy meets testicular cancer. Boy beats testicular cancer. Boy beats cycling by taking performance-enhancing drugs. Boy denies taking drugs.
The garden catalogs are enticing with their pictures of all kinds of plants. In particular, the tomatoes look delicious. Descriptions claim that they all are the best. The weather this coming season will be a big factor in determining the best. There are many factors
Regardless of his successes or failures as president, Barack Obama, who’s second inauguration takes place Monday, will be remembered for having been the first black man to occupy the White House. His election in 2008 remains an extraordinary accomplishment — for him and for the United
To the Editor: In his State of the State address Tuesday evening, Gov. Sam Brownback boasted, “We are the air capital of the world. Our aircraft industry is back on the ascent — and Southwest Airlines is soon to land in Wichita.”
To the Editor, I’m writing in response to the Mercury’s article on Jan, 10, “Faculty: Leave it alone,” which summed up a Board of Edu-cation hearing on possible changes to Manhattan High School’s schedule.
There has been a lot of talk about President Barack Obama’s recent nominees for Cabinet positions. The nomination of Sen. John Kerry to head the State Department came first. Jack Lew is going to Treasury, and is expected to follow Obama’s fiscal
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