• Arraignment set for man accused of May shooting

    A Manhattan man will be arraigned this month on two charges of attempted murder for his connection to a May shooting that injured two people in Aggieville. In a preliminary hearing Friday in Riley County District Court, several witnesses said .

  • MAC’s ‘Rent’ show to highlight lessons of love and loss Rent1.mercury

    Jonathan Larson’s 1996 Broadway musical “Rent” is a tribute to love in all its forms. An upcoming production at Manhattan Arts Center seeks to adhere as closely as possible to the original version, said director Penny Cullers. Living in New .

  • K-State Salina grad fulfills dream in the Navy’s Blue Angels

    Navy Lt. Andrew Talbott spends most of his time in the sky, which is where he’s always wanted to be. Talbott, a 2005 graduate of Kansas State University Salina, is serving his second year as a Blue Angel for the .

  • Burns’ patience pays off for K-State Burnscolor.mercury

    When Morgan Burns came to Kansas State, he had never played cornerback before. Though he played safety during his prep days at Trinity Academy in Wichita, Burns made a name for himself with his play at running back, while also .

  • Cameron: Not so sure renting talent is right path Sc -- magazine mug.phatch

    There are three very different ways to look at the wild, out-of-character trades that brought Johnny Cueto and Ben Zobrist aboard as the Royals aim for their second straight World Series. First, the obvious… A pretty sizeable proportion of blue-tinged .

  • Registration open for Manhattan Cross Country Club

    The Manhattan Cross Country Club is taking registrations for the 2015 fall season. The club provides age-appropriate distance running for youth in grades 8 and younger. The six-week program begins on Monday, Aug. 24. The club meets Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays from 5:45-6:30 .

  • National Anthem auditions this week

    K-State Athletics has announced it is holding auditions for the opportunity to sing the National Anthem at volleyball matches this season. Auditions will be held in Ahearn Field House during the week of Aug. 10. Interested singers can contact Carrie Ruvalcaba .

  • Optimist Diamonds holding tryouts

    The Manhattan Optimist Diamonds 10-and-under softball team will hold tryouts for the 2016 season on Thursday, Aug. 6 from 5:30-8 p.m. at the Optimist Park on Jessica Field. Potential players must be 10 years old or younger as of Jan. 1, 2016. If you .

  • Optimist Hurricanes to hold tryouts

    The Manhattan Optimist Hurricanes 10-and-under fastpitch softball team is having tryouts at Optimist Park in Manhattan.  The tryouts will be Saturday, Aug. 8 from 9:30-11:30 a.m. and Wednesday, Aug. 12 from 6-7:30 p.m.  For more information, call Derek .

  • Adventure camp, Uncorked, ‘Rent’ and more Plan.your.week1  medium1

    MONDAY FHDC Adventure Camp: Art of Gardening, 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. To prepare for the fall exhibition, Flint Hills Masters, day campers will explore the art of gardening. Children will paint masterpieces using flowers, experience how to arrange a .

  • Voter ID law impact is worth knowing

    Secretary of State Kris Kobach is proud of the voter ID law he ushered through the Kansas Legislature. Considered one of the strictest in the nation, he considers it an important safeguard against voter fraud. That might well be, but .

  • Let’s stand up for public schools

    In the July 14 Mercury, Tim de Noble submitted a vivid and powerful piece articulating the state of public education in Kansas. Mr. de Noble invoked the imagery of the Dust Bowl in order to emphasize the dire environment in which .


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