• Former K-State star Joe Hall recalls growing up in Los Angeles Joe hall4.mercury

    Seeing “Straight Outta Compton” was a full-circle moment for Joe Hall. The standout former Kansas State running back, a native of Compton, California, went to see the film in Manhattan on its opening day. He brought his mom, who happened .

  • Fort Riley honors victims of 9/11, War on Terror Memorial.mercury

    FORT RILEY — Fourteen years after the terrorist attacks that killed nearly 3,000 Americans, soldiers and their families gathered to honor the lives lost on Sept. 11, 2001, and the U.S. Army’s efforts to fight terrorism in the years since. Standing in .

  • Storm downs trees, knocks out power to 5,000 Storm.mercury

    Approximately 5,000 customers, mostly in central Manhattan, lost power during the peak of Thursday evening’s rainfall, according to Westar Energy. Westar Energy spokesperson Yvonne Etzel said Westar received the first call about 7:45 p.m. with the majority of power restored .

  • Why don’t bank signs display the same temperature?

    Q: Banks and other businesses have “time and temperature” signs all over town, but it seems like they can never agree on what the temperature actually is. What gives? A: After a brief jaunt through town in the “I Wondermobile,” .

  • Halftime included so much more

    It’s a cliche, but unless you’ve done marching band, you just don’t understand it. Or maybe you’ve done it, but not at the major college level. Either way, a lot of conjecture and lot of opinions .

  • Trapp learning on the fly as MHS QB

    Anyone wondering if a quarterback used to playing Class 3A football could come in and handle the job at 6A Manhattan High got their answer last Friday night. Ian Trapp, a junior transfer from Ellsworth, ran for 181 yards and was .

  • Duel in space wasn’t poor sportsmanship

    Thank goodness for the overlords of propriety at the Big 12 Conference. They can save us from ourselves this fall. Commissioner Bob Bowlsby announced earlier this week that the conference was penalizing Kansas State University for the KSU Band’s halftime .

  • Indians start year with tough quad Mhsvb8.mercury

    The Manhattan High volleyball team started its season with a win and two losses at a home quadrangular meet with Silver Lake, Seaman and Shawnee Heights Thursday evening. The Indians started with a three-set loss to Silver Lake (20-25, 25-17, 25.

  • MHS soccer advances to Titan Classic final

    It wasn’t their best effort, but it was enough, The Manhattan High boys’ soccer team beat Kapaun Mt. Carmel, 4-2, on Thursday evening to advance to the final of the Titan Classic against the state’s top-ranked team, St. .

  • m-pact provides fun, entertaining show at McCain G.w.clift1

    A surprise late addition to K-State’s McCain Auditorium series completed an odd sort of trilogy. In October of last year, series subscribers heard Straight, No Chaser, a ten-man a cappella group with its origins in glee club singing at .

  • Manhattan woman, 3 children injured in I-70 accident

    A Manhattan woman and three children were injured in a three-vehicle accident Thursday evening on Interstate 70 near Fort Riley. Jennifer M. Anderson, 39, Brayden Anderson, 11, Ashton Dyer, 9, and Kennedy Dyer, 7, all of Manhattan, were transported to Geary County Community Hospital after .

  • K-State gets $20K from EPA for training project

    Kansas State University is getting a $20,000 federal grant for a green infrastructure project. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said Thursday the university is getting the grant to create “living laboratories” to conduct green infrastructure monitoring at the rain garden .


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