• Alumni Association accepting entries for Homecoming parade

    Each year, Kansas State University alumni, friends and the Manhattan community gather for the highlight of All-University Homecoming week: the parade. The 2015 Homecoming parade will take place at 5 p.m. Oct. 16. The K-State Alumni Association, which sponsors all Homecoming events, .

  • House fire causes $80K in damage on Thursday Fire.mercury

    Electrical wiring is the suspected culprit in a structure fire that caused $80,000 in damage to a Manhattan residence Thursday night. The Manhattan Fire Department responded to 949 Village Drive at 11:47 p.m., where responders found a one-story residence with light smoke .


    Elma Jean Wendland, 87, of Leonardville, died Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015, at the Leonardville Nursing Home. The family provided some of the following information. She was born on Oct. 26, 1927, in Mullinville. She was the daughter of Elmas and Dora (Smith) Scott. She graduated .


    Gleora Ann (Rothfuss) Strauss, 72, of Randolph, died Thursday, Sept. 10, 2015, after a short illness. The family provided some of the following information. Gleora was born April 30, 1943, in Concordia. She was the daughter of Glen and Opal (Nelson) Rothfuss. She attended the .

  • K-State braces for up-tempo UTSA Defense.mercury

    Wile E. Coyote was quick, but he was always more methodical in his decisions. In contrast, the Roadrunner always used his speed and wits to outsmart the poor Coyote, leaving him in the dust. Going from playing South Dakota to .

  • Hubener takes improbable road to becoming K-State’s starting QB

    Joe Hubener waited a long time for this opportunity. The Kansas State junior has waited longer than most, in fact, having never started a game at quarterback at any level. All that changes Saturday when Hubener leads the Wildcats into .

  • Wildcats Kick Off Fall Slate at Rod Myers Invitational

    The Kansas State men’s golf team opens its fall season this weekend as the Wildcats will compete in the sixth-annual Rod Myers Invitational, Saturday and Sunday, at the par-72, 7,154-yard Duke University Golf Club in Durham, North Carolina. Play .

  • Pitt and West Virginia to renew Backyard Brawl in 2022

    PITTSBURGH — The Backyard Brawl is back on. Pittsburgh and West Virginia agreed to renew one of the oldest rivalries in college football on Thursday, signing a four-game series beginning in 2022. Pitt will host West Virginia in 2022 and 2024, with the Panthers .

  • Corvias nears completion of Fort Riley overhaul Houseinside.mercury

    Fort Riley soldiers looking to live on post will have nicer housing options and more amenities starting next year. A private construction company is nearing completion of a 10-year project that will provide a total of 1,317 new homes on the .

  • Heger declines to sign contract

    Riley County Treasurer Shilo Heger is standing with the Kansas County Treasurers Association by not signing a state revenue department contract. The Kansas Department of Revenue is developing a contract with the entities doing motor vehicle transactions on behalf of .

  • RCPD arrests 1 in Friday robberies

    Police have made an arrest related to a series of robberies last week that caused officials to lock down the Kansas State University campus. Riley County Police Department officers arrested Sean Brock Eugene Robinson, 20, Manhattan, in connection with two counts .

  • Jay Leno, Color Run 5K, Mini Maker Faire and more

    The “hardest working man in show business” is coming to McCain. The McCain Performance Series kicked off this week and is presenting Jay Leno, the acclaimed TV late-night show host and stand-up comedian, Friday night. Leno also is a best-selling .


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