The number of Kansas residents enrolled at K-State hit a 31-year low last fall, and despite the university’s efforts to reverse a five-year downturn in overall enrollment, the skid in Sunflower State students at the university is only expected to worsen, a Mercury analysis of enrollment and …

WAMEGO — The Greater Manhattan Economic Partnership (GMEP) officially announced the opening of the Corteva Agriscience Wamego research and development center on Thursday.

“I’d like a non-smoking room for one night, please – with plenty of prairie hay in it.” That probably doesn’t sound like a typical request at your local lodging establishment. It demonstrates the unique needs of someone traveling with horses.

OLATHE — Although the Sunflower State is ranked 11th in the country when it comes to producing graduates at all higher education levels, Kansas is ranked at 43rd for employment growth and 44th in migration to the state.

Let’s go to the 2019 National Restaurant Association Expo in Chicago. Food suppliers are displaying products from across the nation. Only one of these suppliers is a producer of a healthy, fermented drink called kombucha that promotes health in a person’s gut. This remarkable business is own…

“School days, school days, dear old golden rule days.” That nostalgic song describes good memories which many people have from their school times of yesteryear. One author has captured the history of many schools from the past across the state of Kansas. It’s today’s Kansas Profile.

The Riley County Commission issued its approval for the Notice of Potential Noise Impacts (NOPNI), a document that informs homebuyers near Fort Riley about booms and other sounds emitted from the military base.

JUNCTION CITY — A Kansas police officer has resigned after he admitted to making up a story that a McDonald’s employee wrote an expletive and the word “pig” on a coffee cup, the police chief announced Monday.

To encourage people to begin the New Year on the right foot, more than 20 Kansas state parks are taking part in First Day Hikes on Jan. 1.

Drop seed. That’s what I do to plant my garden, right? When we put those words together, that is also the name of a beautiful grassy plant called prairie dropseed. Now it is the name of an innovative Kansas business. Today we’ll learn about a Kansas technology company which is designing soft…


It may not feel like it now, but the unseasonably warm Christmas temperatures this year were a matter of record — depending on where you were, at least.