• Ware provides plenty of mystery, suspense

    Ruth Ware has written a captivating suspense novel. The protagonist in this twisted story of love gone wrong is Leonora, sometimes known as Lee and sometimes known as Nora. The story opens with Lee waking up in the hospital with .

  • Catching up with former Wildcat Gerald Alphin

    Though there wasn’t much of a reason to celebrate Kansas State football in the 1980s, many might remember Gerald Alphin. The soft-handed receiver played for the Wildcats from 1982-85 and went to star in the Canadian Football League. Alphin .

  • Hubener, Cook form a winning connection at K-State

    From Cheney to Louisburg. The distance between those two small Kansas towns is approximately halfway across the state. During the college football season of 2015, there was a key play involving players from those two small towns that made for one .

  • Maximum Performance hires physical therapist

    Maximum Performance Physical Therapy and Fitness hired Hope Cramer as a physical therapist. Cramer is originally from Cheney. She received her Bachelors of Art degree in kinesiology from Washburn University in 2010. She graduated with her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from .

  • Putin holds upper hand with moves in Syria

    It is increasingly clear that the only road to peace and stability in Syria runs through Moscow. We may not like having to deal directly with Russian President Vladimir Putin, but we have no alternative. Some regard him as a .

  • Hanover blows by Blue Valley in shut out 4.mercury

    RANDOLPH — Things seemed to be over quickly in Randolph on Friday as Hanover routed Blue Valley, 58-0, in a game that was called at halftime. After falling 32-30 against Tescott on the road, it seemed that improvement had been made .

  • ‘Legally Blonde,’ Kristin Chenoweth and more

    SUNDAY Friends of Konza Prairie presents Konquer the Konza, 7:30 a.m. Race with an added 10K this year. For information, visit manhattanrunningco.com. Konza Prairie Biological Station. Manhattan Arts Center presents “Shrek the Musical,” 2 p.m. Sunday. Also 7:30 p.m. .

  • Frankfort 46, Wetmore 0

    At Frankfort, Frankfort picked up their second win of the year in a shutout win over Wetmore at home. Individual statistics and scoring summaries were not available from this contest. The Wildcats will go on the road to Axtell next .

  • Manhattan shuts out Highland Park, 41-0

    TOPEKA – Despite a sloppy effort much of the night, the Manhattan High football team beat Highland Park on the road Friday night, 41-0. The Indians struggled with turnovers and penalties throughout the game, taking a 21-0 lead to halftime and .

  • Volunteers prep for Fort Riley’s Fall Apple Day Festival Apple2.mercury

    FORT RILEY — For Alexandra Grinston, the days leading up to this year’s Apple Day Festival are bittersweet. Her husband, Command Sgt. Maj. Michael Grinston, has spent the past two years serving as the 1st Infantry Division’s senior noncommissioned .

  • Fort Riley to send 4,000 to Kuwait

    About 4,000 Fort Riley soldiers will deploy to Kuwait later this year. The 1st Infantry Division’s 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team is preparing for a nine-month deployment that will focus on enhancing regional stability, the Army announced Thursday. About 15,400 soldiers .

  • Killers became good Samaritans while fleeing area

    Two years ago, two horrible things happened. They had nothing to do with each other. But we now know that the two stories briefly intertwined. In September 2013, Anthony Nichols and James McKenith combined to kill two people, one in Manhattan .


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