Tuesday, July 26, 2016



On the block

Auction.mercury

Meganne Morrand displays her sheep at the Riley County Fair’s 4-H livestock auction Monday night at Hulburt Arena.


K-State Sports
  • Volleyball | July 26, 2016 K-State volleyball earns 6th consecutive academic award

    For the sixth straight year the Kansas State volleyball team earned the Team Academic Award from the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA).

  • Men's Basketball | July 23, 2016 K-State men’s basketball to hold open practice

    Fans will get a chance to see the Kansas State men’s basketball team before it departs on a 10-day trip to Italy and Switzerland, as the squad will hold an open practice on Aug. 6 at Bramlage Coliseum.

  • Soccer | July 23, 2016 K-State soccer to host scrimmages

    The Wildcats will hold a Purple/White scrimmage on Aug. 6 and will welcome in Washburn on Aug. 16. Both scrimmages are scheduled for a 7 p.m., start.

  • Football | July 20, 2016 Snyder weighs in on topics at media days

    DALLAS — Throughout the two-day Big 12 football media days, the 2017 Big 12 Championship game was a hot topic of debate.

Galleries
  • Local legend
    Larson1.mercury

    When Chancey Larson was a senior in high school, he decided to enter the Kaw Valley Rodeo as a local participant.


  • Rodeo night
    Rodeo1.mercury

    Photographs from the Kaw Valley Rodeo Friday night.


Opinion
  • Editorials | July 26, 2016 Full Olympic ban of Russia justified

    Criticism of the International Olympic Committee is appropriate in view of the panel’s decision to diminish the harm of Russia’s systematic and long-term corruption of athletics and cheating.

  • Letters | July 26, 2016 Marshall realizes ‘lone wolf’ legislating is ineffective

    Kansas Farm Bureau supports the political endorsement Kansas Farm Bureau’s VOTE FBF (Voters Organized to Elect Farm Bureau Friends) decision to endorse challenger Dr. Roger Marshall over incumbent Rep. Tim Huelskamp

  • Letters | July 26, 2016 Rodriguez will make sure to put county residents first

    Riley County Commissioner Bob Boyd proposes to sell your taxpayer-owned Riley County office building and then use your tax dollars to lease it back as an expense going forward.

  • Editorials | July 25, 2016 Clinton dogged by DNC emails

    Just what Hillary Clinton needed on the eve of the Democratic National Convention: an email scandal. Granted, this one apparently wasn’t of her making — at least there is no indications to that effect — but the taint lingers.

Lifestyle
Sports
  • Pro Sports | July 26, 2016 Four-run first costs Royals in 6-2 loss

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — By the time Ian Kennedy made the necessary adjustments, the Kansas City Royals were down four runs.

  • General Activities | July 25, 2016 Mosley highlights Night 3

    Scores were hard to come by Saturday on the final night of the Kaw Valley Rodeo, as champions of the three-day event were crowned.

  • General Activities | July 25, 2016 Marlins compete at sectional meet

    The Manhattan Marlins swim team competed in the Speedo Central Sectional VIII Swimming Long Course Championship in Columbia, Missouri, July 20 -23.

  • Pro Sports | July 25, 2016 Royals drop below .500 after Rangers loss

    Delino DeShields homered in the seventh inning to break a tie and the Texas Rangers beat the Royals 2-1 on Sunday. The loss dropped the Royals to 48-49, the first time the World Series champions have been below .500 since May 15.

State & Region
  • July 26, 2016 | State Kansas stepfather accused of abandoning infant in trash

    LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Police in Lawrence, Kansas, say a 9-month-old girl's stepfather is accused of abandoning the infant in a trash bin earlier this month.

  • July 26, 2016 | State Replica slave cabin raises questions in Missouri community

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — An 85-year-old white widow's opening of a replica slave cabin to attract people to her Missouri black history library is drawing the ire of an activist who considers the site an "in-your-face reminder" about slavery.

  • July 26, 2016 | State S&P drops Kansas credit rating, citing ongoing budget issues

    TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A major rating agency on Tuesday downgraded Kansas' credit rating for the second time in two years because of the state's budget problems.

  • July 26, 2016 | State Severe birth defects not as lethal as docs once said: Study

    CHICAGO (AP) — Parents of newborns with rare genetic conditions used to hear the grim words that the severe birth defects were "incompatible with life." Support groups and social media showing the exceptions have changed the landscape. So has mounting research suggesting that not all such babies are doomed to die.

  • July 26, 2016 | State Missouri church: 6 members missing since March in Micronesia

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A small southwest Missouri church that serves people from Micronesia is trying to carry on after six of its members apparently were lost at sea earlier this year during a mission trip to their native land, the church's pastor said.

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