• Judge sets hearing dates for 5 arrested in August drug bust

    Preliminary hearings have been set for several people charged with drug-related crimes after Riley County Police Department officers executed a series of search warrants on Aug. 13. In Riley County District Court on Tuesday, Judge William Malcolm scheduled Sara Marie Boatman’.

  • Ertz ready to ‘make plays’ for Wildcats Ertz.mercury

    The four-man quarterback race may not have been much of a race at all. Jesse Ertz will get the first opportunity Saturday when Kansas State hosts South Dakota in the Wildcats’ season opener at Bill Snyder Family Stadium. But the .

  • Cameron: MLB still working out replay kinks Sc -- magazine mug.phatch

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kendrys Morales’ final at-bat for the Royals Sunday afternoon was his 3,345th plate appearance in the major leagues. It was also one of the most confusing, and it proved that Major League Baseball still hasn’t worked .

  • Students required to sign sportsmanship pledge

    Kansas State wants to have the best fan experience in the Big 12. This week, the university took another step it hopes goes a long way in becoming just that with a sportsmanship pledge it’s requiring students to sign when .

  • Another month, another shortfall

    It would be wrong to suggest that August tax collections in Kansas, which fell $30 million short of expectations, spell doom for the state. But they are disappointing, and not just because they didn’t meet expectations. They’re also disappointing .

  • Injuries force Bolden to give up basketball Bolden, brandon - mug.mercury

    Kansas State head coach Bruce Weber announced Tuesday that junior forward Brandon Bolden has been granted a medical exemption and will not return to the men’s basketball team. Bolden will remain at K-State, where he is on track to .

  • MHS girls’ tennis team starts season with a victory

    The Manhattan High girls’ tennis team started its season with a victory in a dual at Topeka High Tuesday afternoon. Manhattan won nine of 12 matches to win comfortably and give new head coach Tony Ingram a glimpse of what he .

  • ‘War Room’ entertains an elderly audience G.w.clift1

    It isn’t often that I find myself in the young half of a movie audience. Movie-going is usually a young person’s pastime, and movies are usually made for the young. But the average audience member for the matinee .

  • We need to do more than talk about the Golden Rule

    To the Editor: Throughout the history of mankind, more than one person has said that we should treat each other as we would want to be treated. I myself have failed to do that more often than I would like .


    Ruth Segers, 74, died Monday, Aug. 31, 2015, at Clay County Medical Center in Clay Center. The family provided some of the following information. Ruth was born Jan. 16, 1941 in Broughton, the daughter of Charles and Elsie (Harris) Woods, Sr. Survivors include two daughters, .


    Robert “Bob” Calvin Funk, 90, of Carrollton, Texas, died Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015. The family provided some of the following information. Bob was born Oct. 13, 1924, to Julia Margaret Hastings Funk and Lawrence W. Funk in Hays. Bob was married to the love of .


    Frank Walter Frasure, 73, of Chapman, died Monday, Aug. 31, 2015, at the Geary Community Hospital in Junction City. The family provided some of the following information. Frank was born Sept. 17, 1941, in Sterling, to Harold Archie and Gladys Grace King Frasure. He graduated .


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