Monday, June 29, 2015



Country Stampede 2015 Sunday ft. Travis Tritt

The Manhattan Mercury’s coverage of 2015 Country Stampede, Sunday the final night. Travis Tritt headlines.


K-State Sports
  • Football | June 28, 2015 Mueller likes chance with Chargers

    Ryan Mueller watched the NFL Draft anxiously waiting for his name to be called.

  • Men's Basketball | June 28, 2015 The obtuse triangle: Winter developed offense at K-State

    The sacred text arrived at dusk on a Thursday in November. I opened the package and found a 216-page, red hardbound book with worn buckram corners that brought to mind something used to teach high school geometry 50 years ago.

Galleries
  • Reading room
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    BLUE RAPIDS — A tiny library in Blue Rapids recently underwent big changes upon completion of an addition to the original one-room, 700-square-foot building.


  • Country Stampede: Fashion
    1

    A detailed look at the vast range of fashion at Kicker Country Stampede.


  • Country Stampede: Day 4
    1

    Coverage of the final day of the 20th Kicker Country Stampede at Tuttle Creek State Park.


  • Country Stampede: Day 3
    1

    Coverage of day three at the 2015 Kicker Country Stampede.


Opinion
  • Editorials | June 29, 2015 On school finance, a familiar ruling

    One day, perhaps, the Kansas Legislature will heed its constitutional duty to fund the state’s public schools adequately and equitably.

  • Letters | June 29, 2015 Exchange year filled with growth, love, acceptance

    When you are about to start your exchange year, they warn you: It is harder to come back. But you don’t get it.

  • Editorials | June 28, 2015 Court made right decision

    Friday’s historic Supreme Court ruling, which effectively legalized same-sex marriage across the country, is the right decision at the right time.

  • Columns | June 28, 2015 Catholic Church in Ireland adapts to new reality

    On May 23, Ireland became the first country to legalize gay marriage by popular vote when the Irish supported a constitutional amendment to allow same-sex couples to marry.

Lifestyle
  • Movies | June 29, 2015 Mostly, new film ‘Dope’ just gave viewer a pain

    One has to wonder why the writers of this screenplay seem to have blinked whenever it came time to capitalize on some business they have carefully prepared the viewer to accept.

  • Movies | June 29, 2015 Mostly, new film ‘Dope’ just gave viewer a pain

    One has to wonder why the writers of this screenplay seem to have blinked whenever it came time to capitalize on some business they have carefully prepared the viewer to accept.

  • Local |Business |Neighbors |Food & Drink | June 29, 2015 Hulon feels lucky to have made love of wine into career

    Having worked in restaurants since he was 14 years old, Ian Hulon described his career as more of a love affair with the industry.

  • Arts, Leisure | June 28, 2015 Vaudeville, fire and light camp, 4th of July and more

    The Sky Parade is a Vaudeville troupe based out of Kansas City. With roots in magic, mime, juggling and music, the Sky Parade’s goal is to bring the classic vaudeville style of performance back to the main stage with their own modern twist.

Sports
  • General Activities | June 29, 2015 17ers drop KU Showcase finale

    Ending their four-game run at the KU Showcase in Lawrence over the weekend, the Manhattan American Legion Manko 17ers sputtered to the finish line against the KC Elite Navy on Sunday, losing 9-0.

  • Area Schools |Manhattan High School | June 29, 2015 Ballard, McAtee play in KBCA all-star game

    Recent Manhattan High graduates Caroline Ballard and Pierson McAtee each participated in Kansas Basketball Coaches Association all-star games Saturday in Salina.

  • General Activities | June 29, 2015 Sweet Heat travels to Salina

    The Sweet Heat 12-and-under team traveled to Salina this past weekend.

  • General Activities | June 29, 2015 Diamonds play in Tie-Dye tournament

    The Manhattan Diamonds 10-and-under team finished out its first season by competing in the Tie-Dye Tournament in Rose Hill this past weekend.

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