subscribe
Mostly Cloudy

71°



Shadow of a doubt

Magic

Illusionist Reza Borchardt opens his show by making his assistant appear in an empty cage Friday evening during a show at McCain Auditorium. Borchardt, who performs as Reza, said he loves to see the audience’s reactions to his tricks.



  • Myers discusses Big 12 expansion

    Kansas State University President Richard Myers said Thursday that he supports Big 12 expansion and that he planned to discuss the matter this week with conference Commissioner Bob Bowlsby.

  • Wildcats open season at Wahine Invitational

    The Kansas State volleyball team gets the 2016 season underway with the Rainbow Wahine Invitational, hosted by the University of Hawaii in Honolulu from Friday to Sunday.

  • K-State football preseason special debuts Sunday

    Kansas State fans will have numerous opportunities to preview the 2016 Wildcats before next Friday’s season opener, as FOX Sports Midwest and Cox Channel Kansas will air the Wildcats’ preseason kickoff special beginning Sunday.

  • K-State baseball hires Gaspard as associate HC

    Kansas State baseball is adding a new coach with significant coaching experience to its staff.


PUBLIC SALARY DATABASE

Subscribers can access a list of local public employees' 2014 pay records.


You can subscribe for as little as $1.99.

The Mercury Facebook

Galleries

  • SNAPSHOTS PAGEANT CONTENDERS

    Photos from
    our readers
    .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

  • SNAPSHOTS Snap1

    Photos from our readers

    .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Opinion

  • County’s proposed changes useful

    Riley County commissioners are under no illusions that they’ll get what they seek from the Kansas Legislature, but they deserve credit for their pursuit of a couple of changes they deem worthwhile.

  • Critics of Indian mascot misguided

    It does not require much research to demonstrate the fallacies underlying arguments raised by those calling for replacement of the Manhattan High School Indian mascot.

  • God help us if Trump is elected our president

    To the Editor: What in the world is going on with the current campaigning cycle? This is getting downright scary.

Lifestyle

TEXT ALERTS

Mobile Alerts

Get the latest news, weather and sports updates from The Mercury sent to your phone.


Sports

  • Schartz sees room for improvement after scrimmage

    It almost felt like a Friday night at Bishop Stadium, as fans got a first glimpse of Manhattan football.

  • MHS takes 2nd in season opener

    Manhattan girls golf kicked its season off with a second-place finish at the Shawnee Heights Invitational on Thursday.

  • Local Sports Roundup

    Local athlete on collegiate men’s soccer team Manhattan High alum Ben Turnley is a member of the Central College men’s soccer team this season.

State & Region

  • Defense attorneys clash with prison over recorded meetings

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Defense attorneys who represent inmates at a privately run federal prison in Kansas were livid after learning that their meetings with clients had been recorded on video, despite repeated assurances from the penitentiary that the conversations were private.

  • Kansas motel owner gets probation for trying to kill wife

    LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A Hindu man was sentenced to probation in Kansas for trying to kill his wife with a pocketknife after his attorney argued sending him to prison could cause the man's family to be ostracized as part of their culture.

  • Correction: Water Park-Fatality-Regulation story

    TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — In a story Aug. 12 about the regulation in Kansas for amusement park rides, The Associated Press erroneously reported that South Dakota was among the states that have no laws regulating the industry. South Dakota passed a law requiring inspections in 2014.

  • Judge delays sentencing for Kansas man in foiled bomb plot

    WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A federal judge delayed a sentencing decision Wednesday for a Kansas man who admitted aiding a wannabe Islamic State jihadist's plan to detonate what they thought was a bomb at Fort Riley.

  • Court: Out-of-state license plates don't justify search

    WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Law enforcement officials in Kansas cannot stop and search motorists just for having out-of-state license plates from states that have legalized marijuana, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday.





Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | The Manhattan Mercury, 318 North 5th Street, Manhattan, Kansas, 66502 | Copyright 2016