Charlene Redman reads the “Address in Flanders Field” during a Memorial Day ceremony Monday morning at the American Legion Hall.
The Manhattan City Commission will begin 2016 budget discussions Tuesday during a work session.
Kansas State had its season come to a close Friday night, as Oklahoma scored a pair of two-out runs in the top of the ninth to eliminate the Wildcats from the Big 12 Championship with a 3-1 win at ONEOK Field.
For the second time this season, Kansas State was limited by Oklahoma State’s Michael Freeman, as the Cowboy left-hander tossed a complete game and allowed just six hits in beating the Wildcats.
Contra Costa College quarterback Jonathan Banks announced his commitment to the Wildcats this week, throwing his name in the mix into the three-headed race between junior Joe Hubener, sophomore Jesse Ertz and true freshman Alex Delton.
Christoff Bryan and A’Keyla Mitchell were honored by the Big 12 for standout 2015 outdoor campaigns on Thursday.
The event at the C.L. Hoover Opera House had competitions in casual wear, talent (ages 7-17) or on-stage interview (ages 3-6), and party dress/evening gown.
The marathon — the first in Manhattan’s history — began at I-70 and K-177 and followed a route through Manhattan that included downtown, Aggieville and part of Kansas State’s campus.
The win over Dodge City sends Manhattan on the road for Tuesday’s 6 p.m. quarterfinal against Maize (17-1).
Talents featured singing, dancing, instrumental pieces and gymnastics skills.
President Barack Obama’s strategy announced last September “to degrade and ultimately destroy” the Islamic State doesn’t seem to be working.
Sunday’s Mercury had a letter wondering how much federal money Gov. Sam Brownback has turned down that would have benefited Kansas. I also would like to see those figures.
Memorial Day is upon us. As sacred an occasion as there is on our national calendar, Monday is a day for Americans to pause in honor of those who have died in service to our country.
It would be mighty interesting to know how much taxes Kansans in good faith have sent to our federal government but missed out on because, well, I don’t really understand why.
Dianne Paukstelis works for the Kansas State College of Engineering as a project coordinator for the University Engineering Alliance by day. When duty calls, she’s an actress and pageant director by night, and also during the day.
The new “Poltergeist,” a re-make of Tobe “Texas Chainsaw Massacre” Hooper’s 1982 movie is the classiest horror film I’ve seen in a long time—at least since the terrific re-make of “Fright Night.”
Alejandro and I have a love/hate relationship. We’ve been together since June 2010. Alejandro is a dark gray 2004 Volkswagen Beetle, appropriately named after a Lady Gaga song.
Winter is over. Summer solstice is less than a month away. It’s time to pull out the grill and start cooking.
A year ago, the Manhattan High boys’ golf team put its best collective round of the season together at the Class 6A state meet in Topeka, turning in a third-place performance.
KANSAS CITY — The Royals refused to take a hint from the baseball gods. And paid the price for it.
Manhattan resident Joe Moore started his journey early Saturday morning on Coach Bill Snyder Highway and ended it at Bill Snyder Family Stadium.
The Manhattan High girls’ swimming team capped its season on Saturday by finishing with 26 points at the Class 6A state swimming meet, including racing in four consolation finals.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Funny Car racer Jack Beckman finished off a record-setting weekend in the NHRA Kansas Nationals with a final-round victory over John Force on Sunday at Heartland Park Topeka.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Second-generation driver Chad Head topped Funny Car qualifying Saturday in the NHRA Kansas Nationals at Heartland Park Topeka.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Drenching rains that recently soaked the Great Plains have brought welcomed moisture to areas still recovering from droughts, greening pastures as ranchers begin the annual rite of moving cattle to the nation's summer grazing lands.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Top Fuel points leader Antron Brown raced to the qualifying lead Friday in the NHRA Kansas Nationals at Heartland Park Topeka.
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