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 …
Fastening sparkling gold ribbon to vases, Andrea Luke and Leah Gaines crafted decorations for Meadowlark Hills’ upcoming Roaring Twenties-themed winter ball.
WABAUNSEE — A few miles south of Wamego and east of a bend in the Kansas River, there’s a hill that overhangs and looms over the rest of the rolling prairie.
WAMEGO — The Greater Manhattan Economic Partnership (GMEP) officially announced the opening of the Corteva Agriscience Wamego research and development center on Thursday.
Lt. Gov. Lynn Rogers said he thinks Kansas State University fared well in the governor’s proposed 2021 budget, which shows a 0.2% state general fund increase for the university compared to fiscal year 2020.
The Riley County Commission on Thursday approved moving a customer service representative position from the motor vehicle fund to the treasurer’s general fund budget.
A former K-State student who said she was raped at a Manhattan bar in 2018 has filed a federal lawsuit accusing the establishment of negligence.
Corteva Agriscience will open in a 22,000-square-foot location at the Wamego Industrial Park, the Greater Manhattan Economic Partnership will announce Thursday.
Rev. Darryl Martin promised he wouldn’t preach, but he couldn’t help but channel some of Martin Luther King Jr.’s Baptist-style sermons Monday morning as he spoke on the legacy of the civil rights icon.
While most of the United States was celebrating the recent holiday season, those hailing from certain Asian countries await the Lunar New Year, or Spring Festival.
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.
Nearly a decade ago, then-K-State president Kirk Schulz laid out his plan for the university to become a top 50 public research university by 2025. Now, five years from the end of the lofty plan, university officials are planning a refresh of K-State 2025.
OLATHE — Following a busy 2018 with several deployments and redeployments, Maj. Gen. John Kolasheski, commanding general of the 1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley, said it will slow down this year.
Longtime Manhattan city manager Ron Fehr said he begins each day with a smile, an eagerness to work with his coworkers and aspirations to make Manhattan better.
The Kansas State Department of Education recently named three area educators as recipients of the department’s 2020 Horizon Awards.
One Manhattan representative is dismayed after finding out the amount of funding Kansas State University will receive in fiscal year 2021.
TOPEKA — Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly’s proposed budget will allot Kansas State University a total of $111.1 million from the state’s general fund for fiscal year 2021.
Gov. Laura Kelly unveiled her budget for the state Thursday morning, and it includes $54 million in restored funding to a program meant to lower local property taxes.
Flu season is in full swing, and heading into the peak of the season, Kansas is one of 36 states seeing high activity of influenza-like illnesses.
A infant murder trial started with about an hour delay Thursday morning as the court addressed prosecutors’ allegations of jury misconduct, also saying the defense counsel may have known about the interaction.
Enrollment in K-State’s master’s in software engineering program has waned in recent years, but a proposed bachelor’s degree in applied computer science could help funnel students into the program, K-State officials told the Kansas Board of Regents Wednesday.
Riley County lost out on $661,000 in tax revenue in 2019 mortgage registration fees after the Kansas legislature voted in 2014 to begin a five-year phase out of fees, said Debbie Regester, the county’s register of deeds.
American Legion Post 45 in Junction City is asking the public to attend a funeral next week for Sgt. David Loften, a Vietnam veteran who died earlier this month with no apparent surviving family.
Stress affects young children as much as it affects adults, which makes it doubly important for parents to learn to manage stress effectively, said Myrna Griffith, family education partner at College Hill Early Learning Center.
Prosecutors again began establishing Tuesday that an infant boy who died after internal bleeding and blunt force injuries was in fine health before his mother left him in the care of her then-boyfriend.
School bus drivers often develop an intimate knowledge of the nooks and crannies of Manhattan’s streets, but Dale Hayden already had that before he started working with Manhattan-Ogden’s transportation department 20 years ago.