Democratic members of the U.S. House of Representatives gained a little momentum — and relevance — earlier this week when they staged a sit-in to protest the Republicans’ refusal to even allow a vote on a gun control measure.
It’s hard to believe that, I, Jana Eder from Austria, will be leaving this country after spending 11 months as an AFS exchange student in a special place called Wamego!
Paul Ryan stated in an interview that he could not avoid endorsing Donald Trump because, as the House leader, it is his job to lead the institution, not to support a chasm.
RVers at the Country Stampede might live in relative comfort, but here’s hoping those who pitched tents earlier this week had plenty of ice to cope with heat well in excess of 100 degrees Wednesday.
I would like to take thank everyone who generously supported the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life of Riley County and braved the heat on Saturday, June 11.
When I first heard that I would live one year in Herington, Kansas, I was disappointed that I would not live at the beach or in a big city. But now I am happy that I have lived in a small town on a farm.
Though members of the Kansas Legislature put themselves in the spot they’re in — and put public schools in the spot they’re in — we don’t envy lawmakers the task they’ll confront when the special session convenes Thursday morning.
Unless we figure the governor has himself ruined farm prices, I guess we’ll have to quit blaming him for the state’s inability to collect as much tax as was projected.
Manhattan Catholic Schools’ faculty and staff would like to thank all the participants and sponsors that supported the 29th annual Manhattan Catholic Schools Golf Tournament.
Not even the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history was enough Monday to break through the partisan gridlock that has long characterized politics in Washington, D.C.
Richard Harris’s excellent review of Paul R. Pillar’s “Why America Misunderstands the World” in Sunday’s Mercury succinctly captures the author’s thesis, which Mr. Pillar identifies as “National Experience and Roots of Misperception.”
My name is Magnus Bernskov; I am a 17-year-old AFS exchange student from Denmark who attended Manhattan High School last year as a junior.
The tax policies that Gov. Sam Brownback has said for several years would increase employment and prosperity are having the opposite effect. Nowhere is that more apparent than in the construction industry.
The members of P.E.O. Chapter IL want to thank all the Manhattanites who purchased tickets and enthusiastically attended the fifth annual Taste of the ’Ville in Aggieville on Saturday, June 11.
China will be near the top of the issues for the next administration. How it handles Beijing will set the tone for U.S. relations not only with China but also with the rest of the world.
Father’s Day is supposed to be a happy occasion. It’s meant to be a day when children, even if they’re sometimes reminded by their mother or another sibling, shower a little extra affection on their dads.
This is no time to become despondent and accept these terrorist acts as the “new normal” for our country, and that nothing can be done to stop or prevent such attacks.
There have been many references on social media equating better gun control with driving a car. I was thinking about that and came up with the following.
The Bramble Cay melomys, a small rodent that had lived on an atoll about the size of a football field off the coast of Australia is considered the first mammal to be rendered extinct by man-made climate change.
I fervently hope I am wrong, but I fear the Mercury missed the point with its latest Trump editorial.
District Court Judge Meryl D. Wilson on Wednesday went too far in sealing the affidavit leading to the arrest of a Manhattan businessman in connection with unlawful sexual relations.
As a 16-year old AFS student from Germany, I have lived here for about 10 months. When I came to Junction City, it was completely different from what I expected, and I learned a lot.
We would ask what’s gotten into Donald Trump, but about all that separates his outrageous comments Monday from so many other offensive remarks in recent weeks was the massacre of 49 innocent people.
Americans can find just about any cause they want for the slaughter Sunday morning at what’s been described as a gay nightclub in Orlando, Fla.
The recent hate crime and terrorist act in Orlando, Florida, was one of a number of recent criminal incidents in which the person involved used an assault weapon.
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