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  • K-State salvages doubleheader split with late run

    An eighth-inning run to break a scoreless tie earned the Kansas State baseball team a doubleheader split with UC Riverside on Friday at Tointon Family Stadium. K-State (12-3) defeated UC Riverside (9-5) in the second game of the twin bill, 1.

  • Cats’ defense stellar in first half, shaky in second Ksumbbwvu171

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Through a tumultuous season, Kansas State has been able to rely on one thing, more or less: its defense. It’s been porous at times, rigid at others. But entering their Big 12 tournament semifinal matchup with West .

  • Longtime Manhattan woman recognized for volunteer work Dixieroberts

    When she was younger, Dixie Roberts didn’t know she would become involved in politics. Her first campaign was in 1963, when she knocked on doors and handed out yard signs for Bob Dole’s congressional run. By 1986, she had lost .

  • Training, guidance on mowing

    I have noticed several lawns have been cut already. April 1st is my target date to start mowing. It may need to be moved up this year. Mowing the grass can be a mundane exercise. The health of the lawn .

  • Enthusiast moves regional geocaching event to Kansas

    Let’s go hunting. No, not for deer or turkey. Today we are going hunting for a geocache, a hidden container which we can find with the aid of GPS technology. The practice of finding geocaches is not only attracting .

  • Club news

    Domestic Science Club The Domestic Science Club met March 2 at the Meadowlark Hills Community Room for the annual spring guest luncheon with 43 members and guests attending. Ila Morrill, Cheryl Collins and Allana Saenger presented the program “First 140 years of Domestic .

  • Dark times ahead for the environment

    It’s been a few days now since Scott Pruitt, the head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, said he didn’t believe carbon dioxide is a major contributor to global warming, but the chill hasn’t fully subsided .

  • Thanks for great support of annual MLA book sale

    To the Editor: Love of reading. Love of books. Love of literacy. These shared values were in evidence at the recent Manhattan Library Association’s 2017 Book Sale. Hundreds of supporters of the Manhattan Public Library purchased books. The proceeds will .

  • We honor ‘Stand with Muslim Neighbors Week’

    To the Editor: The Manhattan Friends Meeting (Quakers) appreciates the letter to the editor that appeared in The Mercury last Sunday, March 5, by Jonalu Johnstone and other area pastors. We are in agreement with it and we support “Stand with .

  • This is a pivotal time for Northern Ireland

    Imagine sitting in your living room in Northern Ireland several years ago, picking up your local newspaper and spotting an article on Brexit. A strange word, new at the time. Read further and discover that the United Kingdom was planning .

  • Henna artist leaves her mark in Little Apple Hena1

    An inability to settle on a major at K-State led Ann Warren to a life as an artist working with canvas, ceramics and skin. Her interests in history, anthropology and fine arts blossomed into a business doing henna body art. .

  • Life’s just better with dogs

    Jackie Dobson news@themercury.com Getting a dog was the best thing that ever happened to me. I grew up in a family that has always had dogs; they were part of the family. I always knew that I would .





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