• Dialog interrupts action in ‘Transporter: Refueled’ G.w.clift1

    There’s a new French movie in town. Regular movie-goers know this can only mean one thing: Luc Besson’s crowd has hired an English or American star to drive and brawl along the streets of Europe. In this case, .

  • Couple’s protest an attempt to regain custody of children

    A small group protesting outside the Riley County Courthouse this week is part of an attempt by one couple to regain custody of their children. Amelia and Raymond Schwab have been sitting outside the courthouse daily since Saturday. Raymond said .

  • MHS golfers win in Salina

    The Manhattan High girls’ golf team won the 12-team Salina Central Invitational Tuesday afternoon at Salina Municipal Golf Course. The Indians edged out Salina Central by 12 strokes to finish first in the nine-hole tournament, finishing with a team score of 174. .

  • Indians take second at Topeka quad

    The Manhattan High girls’ tennis team took second place at a quadrangular meet in Topeka Tuesday afternoon, winning eight of 12 matches. The Indians finished second behind Shawnee Heights, which went 9-3 on the day, though Manhattan gave the T-Birds two .

  • Does Big 12 understand its sportsmanship code?

    To the Editor: Let me see whether I have the Big 12 Conference’s new sports-manship code straight. The KSU band is being sanctioned for a violation of the code “related to… the depiction of a mascot from a team other .

  • Tracz a man of integrity who deserves far better

    To the Editor: In one of the best movies ever made, “Mr. Smith Goes to Washington,” there is a line that essentially says, “Lost causes are the only ones worth fighting for.”  I don’t know Frank Tracz personally, .


    Gene W. Grey, 83, “the father of U.S. urban forestry,” died peacefully at his home in Frisco (Dallas), Texas, on Monday, Aug. 24, 2015. The family provided some of the following information. Mr. Grey was the youngest of William “Bill” Sumner Grey .


    Shannon Colleen (McKeeman) Chebultz, 45, of Manhattan, died unexpectedly Sunday, Sept. 6, 2015. She was born July 9, 1970, in Manhattan. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015, at the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Mark Roberts officiating. Interment will follow in .


    Madeline Grosse, 75, died Monday, Sept. 7, 2015, at Salina Regional Health Center, Salina. She was born on Feb. 24, 1940, in Concordia, to Isaac L. & Josephine A. (Winsett) Briggs. She is survived by her husband, Ben, Concordia; daughter, Corey Grosse, Manhattan; son, Frank .

  • Silmon making most of opportunities Silmonfeature.mercury

    All Justin Silmon needed was a chance. Then it was up to the redshirt freshman to make the most of that chance. The running back did just that on Saturday, rushing for a team-best 51 yards on six carries in Kansas .

  • K-State announces next football stadium project Ksubowlcolor.mercury

    On the heels of this past weekend’s dedication and grand opening of the $68 million Vanier Family Football Complex, Kansas State Athletics officially announced on Wednesday the public campaign for the next step in the transformation of Bill Snyder Family .

  • KSU suspends band director 1 game, will pay $5,000 fine

    K-State announced internal sanctions Tuesday following the halftime show at Saturday’s home football game against South Dakota — but not for the reasons you might expect. The band’s Star Trek-themed performance got lots of attention on social media over .


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