The Manhattan-Ogden school board will receive assistance in its search for a new superintendent and could start interviewing candidates as soon as mid-January. The board unanimously approved entering into a contract with Kansas Association of School Boards (KASB) at its .
Two juveniles involved in a series of robberies that led to a lockdown of the Kansas State University campus in September will soon be sentenced after reaching plea agreements with prosecutors. Janir Isais Vega, 17, originally was charged as a juvenile .
K-State is a good place for cyclists, according to one national group. The university has been named a “bicycle-friendly university” by the League of American Bicyclists, according to a press release Thursday. It’s the first campus in Kansas to .
Manhattan High’s Macie Myers was one of six golfers named to the Class 6A all-state first team last week. Myers joined Centennial League rivals Madison Roether (Junction City) and Rachel Stous (Topeka High) on the first team. All three .
In the genre of young horror books, few authors have achieved the ubiquity of R.L. Stein with the “Goosebumps” series. From the popular novels and the multi-season TV series, “Goosebumps” uses supernatural terror and disarming humor to tell stories .
Forty-three million dollars would be a nice lottery haul for just about any American, but it’s a relative pittance in the Defense Department budget. The sum would likely be even less conspicuous if sequestration hadn’t cut into the .
To the Editor: I would like to urge the City Commission to support the proposed downzoning of the neighborhood east of City Park. The interests of landlords there will be sufficiently protected by grandfathering. However, no one has so far .
To the Editor: I am writing to express my deep disappointment in the recent announcement that there will not be a cost-of-living increase for Social Security beneficiaries next year. As health-care costs continue to rise, the strain on seniors like .
To the Editor: On Oct. 15, the Mercury published the article, “Government: No benefit hike for Social Security next year,” which stated that the main reason for no increase in benefits was “low gas prices.” Explain to those individuals in nursing .
TOPEKA — The Topeka Symphony will perform “Music of Latin America” as part of its “Worlds Away” 70th season on Saturday in White Concert Hall on the Washburn University campus. The 7:30 p.m. program will be led by the Topeka .
Karen Delores (Keefover) Sisk, 78, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015, at her home. The family provided some of the following information. Karen died under the loving care of her husband with the help of Homecare and Hospice. She was born in .
There were plenty of nerves last Friday, but the Kansas State men’s basketball team got through its first exhibition game with a 80-42 win over Emporia State. As the Wildcats look toward a second exhibition on Friday against Fort .
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