If you missed what was peddled as the “Global Rally for Humanity” over the weekend, you didn’t miss much. Apparently generated — instigated, actually — on social media, the global rally was supposed to be an occasion for the bigots among .
Kansas State University’s billion dollar fundraising campaign is nothing if not impressive. That can be said as well for the $766 million that has been raised in the last five years under the leadership of the KSU Foundation. That sum .
It was only a matter of time before the issue of a rental inspection program resurfaced at a Manhattan City Commission meeting. Five years ago, after considerable and sometimes heated debate, a previous commission approved a reasonable though imperfect rental .
Given the wrenching saga of the Kansas budget, the chronic funding problems of public schools and the succession of university tuition increases, word Thursday that Riley County is ahead for the year by $3.5 million is a breath of fresh air. .
Yet another bit of good local news involves progress — tangible progress — on a sign atop a bridge pier in the Kansas River greeting motorists entering Manhattan on K-177. For years such a sign seemed like a good idea that was .
The question of expanding Medicaid in Kansas is complicated, what with insurance coverage of some 150,000 low-income Kansans and the financial health of at least some of the state’s hospitals just some of the factors at stake. But a proposal .
There’s a big game this Saturday in Bill Snyder Family Stadium. The Wildcats will take on Texas Christian University, the No. 2 team in the country. A lot will have to go right for K-State to prevail, and we’re .
Signs alerting area residents about the availability of flu shots have been visible near Manhattan’s large grocery stores and drug stores for a couple of weeks now. Monday’s Mercury held another timely reminder that flu season is approaching, .
Congratulations to the Kansas City Royals. They’re in the American League playoffs for the second consecutive year, and unlike last year, when they entered through the side door, this year they’ve made themselves the team to beat. On .
It’s difficult to sugarcoat the latest Kansas revenue report, one in which the state in September collected almost $32 million less than it had projected. That amount — 5.7 percent less than the Department of Revenue had expected — is sufficient cause for .
If you’ve watched even a modest amount of television the last couple of years, you might have seen the commercial in which a woman opens a card to read, “Your heart attack arrives in two days.” It’s an .
It’s hardly surprising, given the black eye that Islamic terrorists have given Islam, that a majority of Americans say a Muslim should not be elected president. But it is at least a little gratifying that 49 percent of those responding .
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