Kansas State athletic director John Currie promised to move quickly in his national search for a new women’s basketball coach. Currie did just that, announcing Tuesday in a press release that Jeff Mittie has taken over the program just 10 days after Deb Patterson was
The Kansas State baseball team continued its hot offensive streak on Tuesday, pounding Air Force 17-2 at Tointon Family Stadium. Just days removed from outscoring Northern Colorado 45-3 in a three-game series, the Wildcats’ (12-7) bats wouldn’t stop against the Falcons. K-State had 17 hits,
The 53rd-ranked Kansas State tennis team will end its three-match road trip with a spring break trip out West to face UC Santa Barbara on Saturday for a 2 p.m. match. K-State will bring a three-match win streak with it, looking to win three straight
The Kansas State men’s golf team will travel to Goodyear, Ariz., to compete in the Desert Shootout, beginning Thursday and running through Saturday at the par-72, 7,015-yard Palm Valley Country Club. Thursday’s first round and Friday’s second round will begin with an 9
One of Manhattan High’s four senior football captains made his college decision official last week, signing a letter of intent with Kansas Wesleyan in front of family and friends at Manhattan High’s West Campus. Ward, a three-year letter winner at linebacker for the
Delorus A. (Dee) Wright, 88, died Sunday in Leonardville. She was born on Feb. 24, 1926, in Dillon, Kan., the daughter of William and Amanda (Sprecher) Root. Growing up in Enterprise, Dee attended local schools and graduated from Enterprise High School. Early in her life, she was married
Judith Kay Smith, 70, died on March 6, at Stormont-Vail Hospital in Topeka. Judith was surrounded by family at the time of her death. She born on August 10, 1943 in Leavenworth. Her grandfather, Harvey Green, was an early settler of Leavenworth, and Judith’s children, Wes and
Geraldine V. “Geri” Faber, 83, died while surrounded by her beloved family Tuesday. Geri embraced life as a wife and mother. She enjoyed life, traveling and especially her faith and family. She retired as a secretary at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic School in Wichita.
William K. “Bill” Barnett, age 67, of Manhattan, died Tuesday at the Wamego Health Center in Wamego. He was born Jan. 21, 1947, in England. Complete obituary and service information will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66502.
To the Editor: A letter to the editor I wrote a few years ago drew some discussion regarding the Riley County Law Board. The Sunday Mercury editorial stated that some Law Board members are city and county commissioners and some are “ordinary citizens.” While state
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