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  • Police must confront biases

    The national conversation about police tactics and race came to Manhattan this past week, when a University of Kansas professor gave an intelligent presentation on the subject at Kansas State University. Prof. Charles Epp’s argument was that police ought .

  • Red Raiders beat Nickerson to win district

    The Wamego Red Raiders will enter the playoffs on a three-game winning streak after finishing off a sweep of Class 4A-Div. II District 6 with a 18-8 win over Nickerson Friday night. The Red Raiders will host Clearwater in a rematch .

  • Konza researchers conduct annual drive, study of bison herd Buffalo1.mercury

    If you want to usher more than 300 wild bison into a corral that the animals don’t normally call home, there’s the easy way and there’s the hard way. The word “roundup” may elicit images of cowboys on .

  • Indians fall in pool play at state

    Manhattan head coach Lisa Kinderknecht was pleased to see her team playing its best volleyball of the season last week during regional competition. That trend of playing well continued at the Class 6A state tournament in Topeka on Friday, but .

  • Vignettes examine war from various perspectives

    Unlike many authors who rely on a single first-person narrative to pierce through the so-called “fog of war,” Phil Klay instead attempts to lift that fog with a series of tightly wound vignettes that together create “Redeployment,” a collection of .

  • Iwundu leads Cats to exhibition win over Hornets Wes2.mercury

    Behind a 17-point performance from Wesley Iwundu, the Kansas State men’s basketball team made quick work of Emporia State on Friday, topping the Hornets 80-42 in Bramlage Coliseum. In the first of two exhibition games this season, the Wildcats .

  • New librarian to launch programs specifically for tweens Screenshot 11

    Across the far reaches of the Internet are articles, surveys and studies about how to raise children to be reasonable, functioning human beings (some day). Children approach learning differently, and those approaches differ depending on their age, attentiveness, activity level, .

  • ‘Orphan Train’ is compelling, informative

    This incredibly engrossing novel opens in 1929 and follows the adventures of Niamh Power, a 9-year-old Irish girl who has recently immigrated to America with her family.  Her family is already barely surviving on the streets of New York when .

  • K-State co-founded company wins technology award

    A research and development company co-founded by Kansas State University is being recognized as one of the most promising in the nation. Technology Acceleration Partners, or TechAccel LLC, is a global food solutions company co-founded by Kansas State University in .

  • Frank details history of giant squid

    Have you ever felt that an author was spending too much time and too many pages teasing his readers with excessive babble about unrelated objects and strange people exchanging a variety of versions of the same story? Perhaps all you .


    William Lee Asbury, 67, of Gladstone, Missouri, died Sunday, Oct. 11, 2015, at NorthCare Hospice House. The family provided some of the following information. William was born on April 24, 1948, in Charleston, West Virginia. He served in the Army’s 101st Airborne Division in .

  • Former MHS English teacher publishes first novel

    Former Manhattan High School English teacher Kelly Seiler took the back road to realizing her lifelong dream of becoming a published author. A variety of experiences as a writer, editor and teacher allowed Seiler to develop the skills and connections .


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