To the Editor: Thank you to all the individuals, businesses and volunteers who contributed to the success of the Manhattan Catholic Schools 32nd benefit auction, “Fall in the Flint Hills,” Sept.26 at the St. Thomas More Utopia Room. A special .
To the Editor: This is in response to the editorial, “Privatize the Postal Service,” by the Orange County, Calif., Register that appeared in the Mercury on Sept. 30. The article contains many of the canned talking points that “postal privateers” have .
While much attention late last month in Washington focused on Pope Francis and the resignation of House Speaker John Boehner, the visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping may have more important long-term impact. Replacing Boehner will be a challenge. Congressional .
Ben Hopper Contributing writer SUNDAY A & H Pumpkin Patch, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Featuring hayrack rides, train rides, milking cow, petting zoo, giant slide, corn pit, hay bale maze, bounce houses, zip line, friendly fire and much more. .
Austin Peay State University recently named Emily Stark, of Wamego, to its Dean’s list for the 2015 spring semester. Stark earned a GPA of 3.5 or greater, according to a release from the school..
HAYS — Two area students are among the 400 who completed their degrees at Fort Hays State University in the summer 2015 term. Kristina Marie Vanhorn of Manhattan graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in sociology, and Tera Marie Ingalsbe graduated with a .
Four Kansas State University veterinary students received scholarship awards at the recent annual conference of the American Association of Bovine Practitioners in New Orleans. Two fourth-year veterinary students, Lacey Robinson, Olsburg, and Jacob Hagenmaier, Randolph, received the $5,000 American Association of .
Let’s go to Japan, where a buyer has ordered an antique cabinet accessory. The authentic antique has now arrived. From where do you suppose it was shipped? Yes, it came from halfway around the world, from a remarkable business .
Our national tree of choice is the oak. There are 58 species native to North America. Kansas has 11 oaks that naturally occur. I have bur and chestnut, also called chinquapin oak, occurring on my property. These acorn-producing trees easily pollinate with .
Two people were injured in a vehicle accident Thursday on Highway 24, the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Department said Friday. Raymond Brase of Wamego was driving a red Chevy Cobalt west on US-24. As he made a left turn onto Salzer .
STILLWATER, Okla. — Two weeks ago Kody Cook caught the game-winning touchdown in the third overtime to beat Louisiana Tech. On Saturday, the senior receiver was throwing the touchdown passes. After quarterback Joe Hubener was forced from the game when he .
FORT WORTH, Texas — The Kansas State volleyball team erased a two-set deficit on Saturday at TCU, but the Horned Frogs hit .368 in the fifth to stave off the comeback attempt as the Wildcats fell, 3-2 (25-23, 25-19, 21-25, 17-25, 15-9), .
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