Wednesday, May 27, 2015



Casting away

Fishing.phatch

David McNeal fishes at Anneberg Park Tuesday morning using a fly rod he has converted to catch catfish.


K-State Sports
  • Baseball | May 24, 2015 Wildcats end season with loss to OU

    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.

  • Baseball | May 22, 2015 Cowboys shut down K-State, 10-1

    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.

  • Football | May 22, 2015 Wildcats add JUCO quarterback

    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.

  • Track & Field | May 22, 2015 Bryan, Mitchell named Big 12 top freshmen

    Christoff Bryan and A’Keyla Mitchell were honored by the Big 12 for standout 2015 outdoor campaigns on Thursday.

Galleries
  • War memorial
    Vietnam1.phatch

    A police car led more than 100 motorcycles Monday afternoon to the Vietnam Memorial at K-State to start the university’s commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War.


  • Heartland Cinderella Pageant
    Eveningwear.phatch

    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.


  • Road work
    Aggieville.phatch

    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.


  • MHS Soccer: Exorcised
    Mhssoccer2.phatch

    The win over Dodge City sends Manhattan on the road for Tuesday’s 6 p.m. quarterfinal against Maize (17-1).


Opinion
  • Editorials | May 26, 2015 Enjoy slower pace while it lasts

    Though recent rains have caused their share of excitement, particularly for residents trying to dry out their basements, they haven’t been able to keep the annual calm from descending on our fair city.

  • Editorials | May 25, 2015 Rout at Ramadi renews war debate

    President Barack Obama’s strategy announced last September “to degrade and ultimately destroy” the Islamic State doesn’t seem to be working.

  • Letters | May 25, 2015 Cherry-picking federal programs is not good policy

    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.

  • Editorials | May 24, 2015 A time to honor great sacrifice

    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.

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