• Lockett already impressing at Seahawks camp Lockettcolor.mercury

    RENTON, Wash. — Rookie Tyler Lockett is turning heads in the Seattle Seahawks training camp with his quickness and route-running ability, and given his family history, it’s really no surprise. His father and uncle are Kevin and Aaron Lockett, who .

  • ‘Hoo Haw’ again pays tribute to classic country variety show Hoohaw3.mercury

    While continuing a Columbian Theatre tradition, the cast of “Hoo Haw” will also honor another familiar country favorite. The 11th run of “Hoo Haw” will begin next weekend with the cast once again recalling the classic country variety show “Hee .

  • MHS alum Buchanan wins Poyntz Avenue Mile Mile mens.mercury

    Manhattan High alumnus and University of Portland distance runner Reid Buchanan doesn’t spend much time in Manhattan these days. He spent his summer living in Boulder, Colo., and will be back at Portland this year for his final seasons .

  • Economic partnership named finalist for award

    A partnership between the city of Manhattan and Kansas State University is again receiving national attention for its efforts to spur economic development by helping innovative companies start or relocate a business in the community. The Knowledge Based Economic Development, .

  • K-State robotics team earns another championship

    The streak continues. The Kansas State University Robotics Design Team is the winner of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers’ annual student robotics design competition for the ninth year in a row. And the winning doesn’t stop .


    Stephana “Stevie” L. Manwarren, 63, of Pratt, died Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015, at Pratt Regional Medical Center. The family provided some of the following information. She was born May 24, 1952, in Little River, the daughter of Albert and Florence (Hodgson) Smith. She married Daniel .


    Della Mae Rudolph, 99, of Riley, died Friday, Aug. 7, 2015, at the Leonardville Nursing Home. The family provided some of the following information. She was born June 13, 1916, in Manhattan, the daughter of William and Ida (Wilkening) Jahnke. She married Edwin G. Rudolph .

  • Walk around K-State displays chronicle of university’s history Statue.mercury

    Join me on a stroll through the K-State campus, won’t you? We’ll discover some treasures you may not have known about — and some things you may have thought you knew about but really didn’t. Be careful of .

  • Westar right to trim its request

    Westar Energy gave its 700,000 customers reason to smile when the company agreed last week to trim its most recent rate increase request by nearly half. Westar earlier this year had sought a rate increase of $152 million, to address costs associated .

  • Outcome predictable for KBA

    The Kansas Bioscience Authority stems from the Kansas Economic Growth Act in 2004. It was not the state’s first attempt to promote economic growth with state funds. It was preceded in the 1980s by efforts to use state pension money (.

  • New poems by James Tate explore everyday absurdities

    I have often questioned why it is that some individuals take delight in poking fun at someone else’s misfortune or bad luck. Do we ever stop to think that maybe at a certain stage in our lives we’ll .

  • ‘Armada’ blurs line between video games and reality

    Ernest Cline, the author of “Ready Player One,” has written a second clever novel that will appeal to teenagers, computer geeks and gamers everywhere. Zack Lightman, an only child, is a senior in high school who lives with his mother. .


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