• K-State’s Burg resigns VP of research post

    K-State President Kirk Schulz announced on Monday the resignation of Karen Burg, the university’s vice president for research. Burg is leaving her post for a job at the University of Georgia, Schulz said in a post on K-State Today, .

  • City to consider new zoning near campus

    The Manhattan City Commission on Tuesday will consider rezoning an area northwest of the intersection of Denison Avenue and Todd Road for high-density housing. The measure proposes rezoning 35 lots along the north side of Todd Road and both sides of .

  • Local couple plans to set sail on 6-month voyage from Mississippi to Chesapeake Bay

    Kansas isn’t exactly a sailing hotbed, but that sure hasn’t kept Henry Otto off the water. For more than 50 years, Otto, a longtime Manhattan resident, has been sailing boats on Tuttle Creek Lake and other area waterways. And .

  • ‘Art Happens’ in Manhattan because of local involvement

    To the Editor: The Manhattan Arts Center (MAC) entertained guests attending its premier fundraiser, “Art Happens,” Saturday, Aug. 11. For MAC to live up to its motto of “Arts for All,” it depends on the generosity of the community to ensure .

  • ‘No Escape’ has lots of positives ... and problems G.w.clift1

    The new movie thriller “No Escape” gives viewers some likable characters and then endangers those characters for two hours. The movie can be active and it is loaded with suspense. So why won’t you like it? Some moviegoers will, .


    Jean Archer Craig, 90, died Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015, in Junction City. The family provided some of the following information. She was born Aug. 4, 1925, in Sandoval, Illinois. She was married to James V. “Jim” Craig for 54 years from 1948 until his death in 2003. She .


    Cameron Jordan Poe, 29, of Wamego, died Friday, Aug. 28, 2015, at his home. The family declined to give a cause of death, but provided some of the following information. Cameron was born April 11, 1986, in Manhattan. He was the son of Renzie M. .

  • Full slate of activities planned this weekend

    Kansas State fans visiting Manhattan this weekend will be welcomed to a bevy of events surrounding the season-opening football game against South Dakota. In addition to the game — which will kickoff at 6:10 p.m. and be televised on K-StateHD.TV — .

  • Understanding cost of attendance Auburnpregame.mercury

    For the first time, the NCAA is allowing college athletes to receive money in their scholarships to cover the so-called cost of attendance, those expenses beyond tuition, room and board, books and fees that come with attending school. Depending on .

  • Wildcats add international golf standout

    South Africa native Natasha Carlsson has signed a National Letter of Intent (NLI) and will join the Kansas State women’s golf program beginning in the spring, head coach Kristi Knight announced recently. A native of Johannesburg, Carlsson is one .

  • Racers raise $60K to help fight Parkinson’s Disease Speedy2.mercury

    More than 700 people participated in the seventh annual Speedy P.D. Race for Parkinson’s Disease Saturday morning. Among them were men, women, children — and even some Vikings. Cindy Rasmussen-Barker, wearing a horned Viking helmet and wielding a fake ax, .

  • Man who killed 2 in DUI case returning to court

    A Riley County District Court case could change what information Kansas judges use when handing down criminal sentences. How much weight a judge gives to a criminal’s positive characteristics during sentencing is the central question of a local criminal .


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