• Open house aims to answer questions on religion, culture Openhouse1.mercury

    About 250 people were expected for the Islamic Center of Manhattan’s open house on Saturday, and organizers and attendees alike said the annual event continues to be a success, more than a decade after it began. On the building’s .

  • KSU’s APDesign students taking move ‘off campus’ in stride Design2.mercury

    The transition to a temporary building for Kansas State University’s College of Architecture, Planning and Design has been smooth but not perfect, director Tim de Noble said. The college moved second- to fifth-year students’ classes and studios to its .

  • Entrepreneurs help rural Kansas grow

    Can rural Kansas survive? Can rural Kansas compete? Can rural Kansas grow? In order to do so, rural Kansas will need entrepreneurs and community leaders to find and implement creative ideas. In fact, it might even require a concoction of .

  • Smith brings Victorian classic into present day

    This novel is a modern updating of Jane Austen’s “Emma,” brought forward to the 21st century.  It is very faithful, perhaps excessively so, to Austen’s original story and text, including all the same characters and even most .

  • ‘The Ice Queen’ presents compelling WWII mystery

    “The Ice Queen” is a compelling contemporary mystery with roots in Nazi Germany at the end of World War II. It begins with German Detective Oliver Bodenstein and his team investigating the first of many puzzling murders near Frankfurt. The .

  • Memo calls for improved safety, reporting at biolabs

    In response to high profile incidents at labs working with dangerous pathogens, White House science and security advisers last week issued a series of recommendations to improve safety and reporting. The recommendations focus on labs registered to work with “select .

  • Kaylee Page starts over with Wildcats Kailey.mercury

    Kaylee Page scored four points and grabbed seven rebounds last Monday night. While there was nothing especially remarkable about those numbers, it was a night the Kansas State sophomore won’t soon forget. The Wildcats’ exhibition opener marked the long-awaited .

  • Cats sweep Red Raiders Ksuvb6.mercury

    Kansas State kept its winning ways going Saturday night, as the Wildcats swept Texas Tech (25-14, 25-18, 25-20)  at Ahearn Field House to win their fourth straight match and sixth in their last seven. “I thought we played extraordinarily .

  • Coalition hosting variety of Veterans Day events in Manhattan Wednesday

    The Flint Hills Veterans Coalition will host a variety of Veterans Day events in Manhattan this week, including a parade, Veterans Day breakfast, commemorative program, recognition banquet and displays of military memorabilia. The parade will take place Wednesday beginning at .

  • Brown impressed by K-State’s growth Legends.mercury

    When Larry Brown went to Dodge City to play football in 1965, he had to adjust to a fear of tornadoes and the unfamiliar smell of feed yards. Moving to Kansas from Clairton, Pa., just out side of Pittsburgh, was a .


    Allen Roy Molzen, 84, Belvue, died Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015 at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. Allen was born Feb. 10, 1931 to Roy and Margaret (Cobbs) Molzen in Newton. After graduating from high school .


    Thomas Marlowe “Thom” Roberts, 62, Aurora, Colorado, and formerly of Manhattan, died Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015, in Manhattan while visiting family. The family provided some of the following information. He was born Oct. 25, 1953, in Herington, the son of John Russell Roberts, Jr. and .


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