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Enjoy weekend full of events on football bye week

Need something to do this weekend? Well you're in luck. K-State football has a bye week, and people tend to try to cram their events into those rare fall weekends when there's no game. The weather forecast looks good, and residents will find a dozen or more events on Saturday alone from which to cho

MANHATTAN MERCURY - 2017-09-20 21:00:00

City to address noise with joint land use plan

Officials said an implementation committee and a proper noise strategy are important aspects of proceeding with a joint land use plan involving Fort Riley. The Manhattan City Commission discussed a draft of the updated Flint Hills/Fort Riley Joint Land Use Plan during its meeting Tuesday. The Flint

MANHATTAN MERCURY - 2017-09-20 21:00:00

Panthers use late surge to topple Irish, 35-14

Suffering a pair of tough losses in their first two games, and falling behind Chapman 14-6 in the third quarter, the Concordia Panthers apparently decided enough is enough. Locking down on defense, and scoring on four of their next five offensive possessions, the Panthers dominated the final quarter

CONCORDIA BLADE-EMPIRE - 2017-09-18 18:15:00

Edleston opts to run write-in campaign for Chapman seat

A rural Chapman woman has thrown her hat in the ring, seeking an open position on the Chapman USD 437 Board of Education. Brenda Edleston, rural Chapman, announced her write-in candidacy Monday, Sept. 11, during the district's school board meeting. She is running for the District 1, Position 4 seat


Fort Riley preparing for Apple Day Festival

Making 1,500 apple pies in four days takes a lot of work. Volunteers worked non-stop at Fort Riley Tuesday morning, cleaning, peeling, coring and slicing 9,200 Granny Smith apples. At the next table, others took the apple slices and covered them with sugar and cinnamon before passing them to another

MANHATTAN MERCURY - 2017-09-19 21:00:00

President of OU retires, how could it affect K-State?

University of Oklahoma President David Boren announced his plans to retire at the end of the school year. The announcement came in a speech that lasted just 11 minutes in Oklahoma's Holberg Hall on campus. "I have always understood that there will come a time when I should pass the baton to a new pr

KANSAS STATE COLLEGIAN - 2017-09-20 15:30:45

K-State exhibit displayed at Board of Regents' office

Each year, the Kansas Board of Regents invites one of the state universities to provide a display of art and creative work at the Regents' office. The 2017-18 year will feature work from Kansas State University. The display, "Artistry and Innovation," features both individual and collaborative proje

MANHATTAN MERCURY - 2017-09-20 16:12:00

Fulbright Canada scholar studies why students become scientists

Whether it's an insatiable curiosity about the motion of matter or a zest for crunching numbers, there are meaningful reasons why students choose careers in physics and engineering, according to Kansas State University's Fulbright Canada scholar. Eleanor Sayre, associate professor of physics, is the

MANHATTAN MERCURY - 2017-09-20 16:03:00

MHS shuts out Seaman 4-0

Even for a senior like Jackson Boyle, there's a first time for everything. Boyle registered his first multi-goal soccer game on Tuesday, scoring twice in the second half of Manhattan's 4-0 win against Seaman. Head coach Frank Alonso was "delighted" with Boyle's performance. "We love for the seniors

MANHATTAN MERCURY - 2017-09-20 13:31:00

No gun incidents reported following change in campus carry policy

Open carry prohibition sign on Kedzie Hall in Manhattan, Kan. on Sept 19, 2017. (Photo by Justin Wright | Collegian Media Group) "The open carrying of firearms in this building is prohibited." This statement, outlined in red, adorns the doors of every building on campus. These signs replaced the "n

KANSAS STATE COLLEGIAN - 2017-09-20 00:30:00

OPINION: Bethesda's Creation Club is a good idea with poor execution

A lot of college students like to fill what little free time they have with gaming. Some of those gamers like to modify, or "mod," their games to change things up or give them more stuff to play with. But one game development company is trying something that may change the way people mod games. Beth

KANSAS STATE COLLEGIAN - 2017-09-20 00:30:00

Veronica's Veil celebrates life with henna tattoos

Ann Warren applies a henna tatoo onto a client in Manhattan, Kan. on Sept 18, 2017. (Photo by Kandace Griffin | Collegian Media Group) Since 2009, Ann Warren, Kansas State alum and owner of Veronica's Veil, has been using her creative side to paint, draw and illustrate, but it was not until 2011 tha

KANSAS STATE COLLEGIAN - 2017-09-20 00:00:00

Veteran Services at K-State: More than just a common bond

Kansas State student veterans study in the campus veteran's center in Manhattan, Kan. Sept 19, 2017. (Photo by Justin Wright | Collegian Media Group) Out of the roughly 24,000 students who attend Kansas State, only a small percentage are military-connected or are veterans. This group of people is co

KANSAS STATE COLLEGIAN - 2017-09-20 00:00:00

K-State forms partnership with Stormont Vail Health

K-State junior defensive back D.J. Reed smiles in celebration during the football game against the Charlotte 49ers at Bill Snyder Family Stadium on Sept. 9, 2017. (File photo by George Walker | Collegian Media Group) Kansas State has partnered with Stormont Vail Health and the Kansas Health Foundati

KANSAS STATE COLLEGIAN - 2017-09-20 00:00:00

Kansas State University receives 2,300 acres of farmland

ALTON, Kan. (AP) - A couple from northern Kansas have donated 2,300 acres of farmland for Kansas State University to develop a research farm to study sustainable agricultural practices. Alton residents Harold and Olympia Lonsinger's donation will be dedicated at a ceremony Wednesday, The Salina Jour

CCENTERDISPATCH.COM - 2017-09-19 23:09:00

Eco-devo recipients create jobs above projections

GTM Sportswear shed more than 100 jobs over the last year, but, overall, companies receiving economic development money from the city have beat job-creation projections. The Manhattan City Commission received a 2016 economic development report during its meeting Tuesday. Companies that have received

MANHATTAN MERCURY - 2017-09-19 21:00:00

Time to pull our heads out of the sand on global warming

To the Editor: One of my children's favorite books was "There is No Such Thing as a Dragon," possibly because the mother is the one proven wrong. Basically, Billy wakes up to see a small dragon on his bed. When he reports this to his mother, she says very firmly, "There is no such thing as a dragon.

MANHATTAN MERCURY - 2017-09-19 21:00:00

Three KSU students get national vet scholarship

Three Kansas State University veterinary students were among 18 students selected nationwide to each receive a $5,000 scholarship award from Merck Animal Health. The company presented the students with an American Association of Bovine Practitioners Bovine Veterinary Student Recognition Award at the

MANHATTAN MERCURY - 2017-09-19 21:00:00

K-State's heritage flourishes outdoors

A squirrel holds a nut on K-State campus Sept. 14, 2017. (Photo by Maddie Domnick | Collegian Media Group) As the first land-grant university in the U.S., Kansas State University and its groundskeepers place delicate care in the maintenance of K-State's campus and wildlife. Places like the Quinlan N

KANSAS STATE COLLEGIAN - 2017-09-19 09:00:00

Jersey native honors her parents through cooking

Nothing brings out the word-of-mouth reviews like good food. Paige and Ryan Ringer celebrated their good fortunes Saturday at the Manhattan Farmers Market by spreading the gospel of Sadie and Joe's Sicilian Oven. "We just took the last biscotti," Paige said. "She has the best biscotti in town." "It'

MANHATTAN MERCURY - 2017-09-18 21:00:00