Thursday, May 26, 2016


  • Football | October 10, 2013

    FOX College Saturday Tour coming to town

    The FOX College Saturday Tour will be in Manhattan this Saturday for Kansas State’s game against Baylor. The crew will originate from Lot 9 of Bill Snyder Family Stadium Saturday morning. The 80-by-100-foot area will give the FOX Sports production team an opportunity to

  • Men's Basketball | October 10, 2013

    K-State men’s to scrimmage Saturday

    Fans will get a chance to see the K-State men’s basketball team in action on Saturday, as the squad will hold an open scrimmage from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm at Bramlage Coliseum. Fans will also have the opportunity to purchase men’s basketball season tickets

  • Football | October 09, 2013

    Young Klein making most of opportunity

    Kyle Klein admits that on occasion Kansas State head coach Bill Snyder slips up and sometimes calls him Collin. Unfortunately for the Wildcats, Collin Klein is now gone — they could have used him the last few weeks — but his younger brother Kyle is quickly moving

  • Local |Business |Kansas State University | October 09, 2013

    Architect selected for KSU dormitory

    K-State has hired an architect for its $70 million residence hall and dining center project. Treanor Architects, a firm with five locations including Topeka, Lawrence and Kansas City, Mo., will be in charge of design for the new space, which is scheduled for completion in August 2015.

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | October 09, 2013

    Another arson hits Wamego


    WAMEGO — Damage done to a building at City Park was caused by arson, according to the Wamego Police Department. A fire on Monday damaged the Mahar Shelter House, a structure that houses the park’s children’s train and was constructed with volunteer labor in 2009

  • Local |Government & Politics | October 09, 2013

    Blue Township to get city water

    Live outside the city and want cheaper water? No problem: Agree to be annexed into Manhattan. That unusual suggestion came into the spotlight Tuesday, as city commissioners were busy giving a thumbs-up to agreements that would provide water to the Blue Township growth area. Dale

  • Columns | October 09, 2013

    An evening conversation: Stop whining

    Sc -- magazine mug.phatch

    It happens every time. Mention one of Lewis Grizzard’s famously crazy book titles and it’s a gold-plated guarantee that some kind of wacky discussion will break out. I opened that door in Monday’s Mercury, making a passing reference to Grizzard’s book, “

  • Local |Education | October 09, 2013

    Blue Valley-Randolph gets $10,000 grant for new science kits

    The Blue Valley-Randolph School District has been awarded a $10,000 grant to purchase new Full Option Science System (FOSS) kits. The kits, funded by America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education, offer students a chance to experience hands-on science education. Blue Valley High School science teacher Ruth

  • Local |Education | October 09, 2013

    Official: Need for higher ed rising

    The need for a higher level of education is increasing, according to a state education official. Mark Tallman, associate executive director of the Kansas Association of School Boards, met Tuesday at the Robinson Education Center with local school, community and business leaders to outline how

  • Letters | October 09, 2013

    Let our students be taught instead of indoctrinated

    To the Editor: The Mercury editorial two Sundays ago, about the creation-evolution issue, conveyed a tone of exasperation with those of us who continue to dare to question the evolution world view.  How dare we take the position that a sovereign intelligence is a

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