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  • K-State announces next football stadium project Ksubowlcolor.mercury

    On the heels of this past weekend’s dedication and grand opening of the $68 million Vanier Family Football Complex, Kansas State Athletics officially announced on Wednesday the public campaign for the next step in the transformation of Bill Snyder Family .

  • KSU suspends band director 1 game, will pay $5,000 fine

    K-State announced internal sanctions Tuesday following the halftime show at Saturday’s home football game against South Dakota — but not for the reasons you might expect. The band’s Star Trek-themed performance got lots of attention on social media over .

  • Pott County investigating death of woman found in roadway

    A Pottawatomie County woman was found dead Sunday afternoon in rural Wamego, but law enforcement officials aren’t saying whether they suspect foul play. Pottawatomie County Undersheriff Shane Jager said on Tuesday that Shannon McKeeman Chebultz, 45, was found dead near .

  • K-State diversity leader announces her retirement

    Myra Gordon, associate provost for diversity, announced on Monday that she will retire at the conclusion of the current semester. Gordon, who joined Kansas State University in 2002, has led the university’s recruitment and retention programs that target multicultural students, .

  • Police still searching for robbers who caused campus lockdown

    Police are still searching for suspects involved in early-morning robberies that caused officials to lockdown the Kansas State University campus for several hours on Friday morning. Riley County Police Department Lt. Greg Steere said on Tuesday that detectives are “actively .

  • 2 killed in weekend traffic accidents

    Two area men died in traffic accidents, according to the Kansas Highway Patrol. Colby Scott Mathies, Manhattan, was killed after a one-vehicle accident in Pottawatomie County at 4 a.m. Sunday. A KHP report said Mathies, 27, was driving a 1993 Chevrolet 1500 southbound .

  • Self-described ‘nerd’ hopes to turn drone hobby into business Neighbor.mercury

    Sam Smock can be described in a number of ways. Husband. Father. Kiss Army member. Smock is also gearing up to add entrepreneur to his list of descriptors, although he’s not a big fan of that word. “It’s .

  • Police: BB gun used to damage vehicles

    Police are seeking help from the public after someone used a BB gun to shoot out the windows of more than 100 vehicles in Junction City and Grandview Plaza over the weekend. According to a release from the Junction City Police .

  • Charlie Daniels, band satisfy McCain audience G.w.clift1

    You see the TV ad where Charlie Daniels gives a strolling restaurant violinist a brief but intense object lesson in performance? Here’s an American musician whose image is so clear in the public mind that the ad needs no .

  • Immaturity at warp speed

    On the assumption that the more one stirs a pile of manure, the worse it smells, we’ll keep our comments about the K-State Marching Band’s now infamous halftime show Saturday brief. As KSU Bands Director Frank Tracz has .

  • Indians win Titan Classic opener, 5-0

    With a deep and talented roster, the Manhattan High boys’ soccer team managed to wear out the Wichita Northwest Grizzlies in the quarterfinal round of the Titan Classic in Wichita Monday afternoon. It just didn’t show on the scoreboard .

  • A matter of degrees

    Learning and teaching became a couple of degrees easier last week in the Manhattan-Ogden School District when Superintendent Bob Shannon ordered maintenance staff to lower thermostats from 76 degrees to 74 degrees. The thermostats had been raised as one of a host .


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