Friday, July 3, 2015



Wamego midway

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The carnival in downtown Wamego began Wednesday night and will continue through Saturday night.


K-State Sports
  • Baseball | July 02, 2015 Three Cats named to MPL AS game

    Three members of the Kansas State baseball team were selected to play in the Mid-Plains League All-Star game this weekend.

  • July 01, 2015 KSU athletics announces 2016 budget

    Kansas State athletic director John Currie announced the athletic department’s budget for the fiscal year 2016 on Tuesday — presenting a balanced budget of $70.1 million — in his regular letter to fans.

  • Track & Field | June 30, 2015 Wildcats compete in Jamaica, Oregon

    Kansas State’s Kim Williamson cleared 5-11.50 on her way to a second straight Jamaican National Senior Championships high jump title — while several other current Wildcat track and field athletes competed at the USATF Outdoor Track & Field Championships.

  • Football | June 28, 2015 Mueller likes chance with Chargers

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

Galleries
  • Reading room
    Library1.mercury

    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 | July 02, 2015 Who gets top billing on new $10 bill?

    A woman’s portrait will grace some of America’s paper money no later than 2020. That’s good, both because it’s long overdue and because 2020 happens to be the 100th anniversary of the 20th Amendment.

  • Letters | July 02, 2015 On Independence Day, let’s celebrate America’s ideals

    This Fourth of July, fly your flag and read aloud the Declaration of Independence to your family and friends. It is an exercise in understanding who we are as well as who our patriotic ancestors were and what motivated them.

  • Letters | July 02, 2015 Wamego was a great home for Thai exchange student

    I live in Bangkok, the capital; it is a big difference from Wamego. My host parents, Michael and Rechelle Malin, have four sons — my host brothers. It has been a great year spending time in Kansas with great people.

  • Letters | July 02, 2015 Prepare for holiday bang at Kiwanis pancake feed

    The Solar Kiwanis’ annual pancake feed will be from 7:30 to 11 a.m. this Saturday at Pottorf Hall on the Riley County fairgrounds. Cost is $6 for adults and $3 for children under age 12.

Lifestyle
Sports
  • General Activities | July 02, 2015 KBCA honors Kujawa

    As part of their All-Star Game reception, the Kansas Basketball Coaches Association presents many awards, with several of them given to local honorees.

  • General Activities | July 02, 2015 Prime plays in Adair Finale

    The Manhattan Optimist Prime fastpitch softball team played in the Adair Finale in Kansas City last weekend.

  • General Activities | July 02, 2015 Moxie competes in Kansas City

    The Manhattan Optimist Moxie 18-and-under fastpitch went 3-2 in games played recently at Markey Park in Benton, Mo., and at Mid-America in Kansas City, Kan.

  • 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.

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