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  • Football | August 01, 2014

    K-State 21st in preseason coaches’ poll


    For the second time in the last three seasons, Kansas State was ranked 21st in the preseason Amway coaches’ poll released Thursday morning as the Cats were one of four Big 12 teams ranked in the season’s initial top 25. The Wildcats were also ranked 21st

  • Men's Basketball | August 01, 2014

    Cat’s Harris to travel to Europe

    Kansas State incoming freshman Tre Harris will gain valuable international experience August 11-19, as he will travel with the Global Sports Academy to Belgium, Germany, England and the Netherlands. Harris and the Global Sports Academy will spend seven days playing five games against various club

  • Golf | August 01, 2014

    K-State men’s golf Named GCAA All-Academic team

    For a fourth consecutive season, the Kansas State men’s golf team has been honored by the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) as an All-Academic team, the organization announced. K-State was one of 92 Division I programs honored by the GCAA by obtaining a team

  • Local | July 31, 2014

    More than 1,000 people served at annual Flush Picnic


    FLUSH — At first glance Wednesday night, it was obvious the annual Flush Picnic had drawn a crowd, lining up near the towering old Catholic church for which the town is known. But drawing closer to the event, more cars became visible, then more cars. And

  • Local |Government, Politics | July 31, 2014

    Commission includes Riley in flood plan

    Riley County commissioners voted 3-0 to approve a contract to include the city of Riley in the county’s Floodplain Management Services Thursday morning. The agreement provides Riley with the county’s expertise when it comes to planning and development, building permit reviews and inspections. “

  • Local |Fort Riley | July 31, 2014

    Fort looks for AWOL soldiers

    Two soldiers have been declared AWOL after they went missing from Fort Riley last week. Pvt. Bradley Kappel, 20, and Pfc. Richard Ferguson, 19, were last seen at the Blue Jasmine Hookah Bar in Junction City on July 21, according to a flyer from the Kansas Missing and

  • Local |Business | July 31, 2014

    Qdoba to open on North 3rd Street

    If you can’t exercise, you might as well eat. Qdoba Mexican Grill is coming to Manhattan at 320 N 3rd St., the former home of the now-closed Anytime Fitness. Chuck Stratman, executive director of Z-Topeka LLC, which will operate the restaurant, said Sept. 29 is the

  • July 31, 2014

    Woman who reported burglary charged with kidnapping teen

    A Manhattan woman who on Tuesday reported her home had been burglarized was arrested Wednesday morning for kidnapping a 16-year-old girl. Riley County police arrested Stephanie Sanborn, 30, 5527 Stone Crest Drive, for kidnapping and aggravated intimidation of a victim at 9 a.m. Wednesday following an investigation,

  • Editorials | July 31, 2014

    Congress takes highway to nowhere

    When local residents complain about potholes and other road hazards, local governments know better than to ignore them. It’s different in Washington. Congress can barely be bothered — even when lawmakers are not in a hurry to get out of town, as they are this

  • Letters | July 31, 2014

    Herspring ought to rein in partisan criticism of Obama

    To the Editor: I read with interest Professor Dale Herspring’s July 27 column dealing with U.S. foreign relations issues, and specifically what he calls America’s need for a genuine leader. His weekly columns in the Mercury bring insight to a field for which

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