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The cast of “Sesame Street” performs in front of guests at Fort Riley Wednesday afternoon. The characters talked to military children about frequent moves during their visit.

  • K-State soccer to host scrimmages

    In its preparations for the inaugural season, K-State soccer will host two scrimmages in August. Admission to the scrimmages will .

  • 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. Kansas State .

  • Big 12 makes move toward expansion

    The Big 12 is accepting resumes from expansion candidates. The smallest Power Five conference took a significant step toward adding members .


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

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    Photographs from the Kaw Valley Rodeo Friday night.


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    Under normal circumstances, it would be fair simply to wonder what’s gotten into a presidential candidate who invites another .

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    To the Editor: I endorse Marvin Rodriguez for Riley County commissioner. I have known Marvin for several decades and greatly .

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    To the Editor In the Mercury on Sunday, July 24, there was a notice of a 25th wedding anniversary celebration for .

  • Clinton stakes claim to history

    Eight years ago Barack Obama became the first black presidential candidate of a major American political party. It was a .



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  • Mondesi helps Royals beat Angels

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Raul Mondesi celebrated an unforgettable 21st birthday. Mondesi had two infield singles, leading to four runs and .

  • Royals’ catcher pitches in 13-0 loss

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Anytime reserve catcher Drew Butera takes the mound for Kansas City, it means another embarrassing loss for .

  • 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. .

  • Mosley highlights Night 3

    Scores were hard to come by Saturday on the final night of the Kaw Valley Rodeo, as champions of the .

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