• Council helping apply for grant

    The Flint Hills Regional Council is helping the Kansas Department of Agriculture prepare the Wildcat Creek Resiliency Fund grant application, council executive director Gary Stith told Riley County commissioners Monday. The application is due Oct. 27. If obtained, the grant money .

  • ‘Visit’ features better than stock horror movie cast G.w.clift1

    Someday, if it hasn’t already happened, somebody is going to go back over M. Night Shyamalan’s movies and work out how the references to psychic or supernatural worlds fit together in a scheme. In his new film, “The .

  • Report: Eco-devo jobs fell in 2014

    The Manhattan City Commission will discuss on Tuesday the 2014 economic development report. The meeting starts at 7 p.m. at City Hall. The report covers companies receiving money from the 1994 half-cent citywide sales tax, the 2002 half-cent Riley County “Roads and Jobs” .

  • Qualifications seem to matter less

    Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry was a long shot to win the Republican nomination for president. Perhaps his mistakes four years ago, especially his “Oops” moment in a debate when he forgot one of his proposals, simply alienated too many .

  • Schulz, Currie owe Tracz and KSU band an apology

    To the Editor: The recent “appearance” of mismanagement of the KSU band issue is troubling, and further clarification would be desirable. KSU President Kirk Schulz and Athletics Director John Currie initially reported that they reacted to social media by apologizing .


    Patricia A. Fee, 82, of Manhattan, died Thursday, Sept. 10, 2015, at the Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community. She was born on March 13, 1933, in Broughton. She was the daughter of Philip and Treva (Chayer) Kendall. After high school, she attended the Roswick Conservatory for .


    Dorothy Rundquist, 90, of Clay Center, died Sunday, Sept. 13, 2015, at Medicalodge of Clay Center. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015, at the Alert Covenant Church with the Rev. Dwight Diller officiating. Burial will be in the Pleasant Hill .


    Janice Ann Bungard, 71, died on Sunday, Sept. 13, 2015. She was born March 28, 1944, in Henrietta, Oklahoma, and went to be with her Lord on Sept. 13. She was one of eight children. She was preceded in death by her parents and her brother. .


    Dennis J. Wycoff of Manhattan died Sunday evening, Sept. 13, 2015,  at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. Services are pending with the Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home and Cremation, Manhattan..

  • Two Wildcats in Top 15 at season opener

    DURHAM, N.C. — Led by senior Kyle Weldon and sophomore transfer Oscar Spolander, the Kansas State men’s golf team turned in a final-round score of 20-over-par 308 Sunday to finish eighth in the Rod Myers Invitational at the par-72, 7,136-yard .

  • Lockett scores first touchdown Lockettcolor.mercury

    It took one game for Tyler Lockett to show the Seattle Seahawks what he can do — when it actually counts. The former Kansas State receiver returned a punt 57 yards for a touchdown in the first quarter on Sunday to give .

  • Indians rout Vikings with strong first half 7.mercury

    It’s been a great two weeks for Manhattan High’s Ian Trapp. In two starts at quarterback for the Indians, the junior transfer from Ellsworth has scored nine touchdowns, rushed for more than 300 yards and shown he has an .


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