• Brownback discriminates against those he disdains

    To the Editor: The argument by Gov. Sam Brownback and defended by Ken Krumm in the Feb. 13 Mercury that the rescinded executive order created “special rights” is clearly disingenuous. The executive order had pro-tected all state employees from discrimination based .

  • Armbrust’s role essential to listening session’s success

    To the Editor: Hats off to all the participants in the recent Fort Riley listening session at the Junction City Convention Center! Though many people were involved in this important project, special recognition goes to John Armbrust, executive director of .

  • KSU alum to discuss state’s role in women’s suffrage movement

    The first campaign for women’s suffrage in Kansas will be the topic of two presentations by Kansas State University alumna Janice Parks Dreiling for the university’s observance of Women’s History Month in March. Dreiling is a retired .

  • Financial planning team takes second

    A team of three personal financial planning students from Kansas State University earned second place at the recent national Industry Issues competition. Team members are Mariah Bausch, junior, Hoyt; Andy Rao, master’s student, Overland Park; and Cole Foster, junior, .


    Dorothy Jane Starbuck Block, 94, died on Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015, at the Via Christi Village in Manhattan. Her family provided some of the following information. Dorothy was born in Lincoln on Nov. 7, 1920, to Marie (Colden) and Harold Robert Starbuck. Her grandparents were .


    Rebecca Ann “Becky” Lamoreaux Coan, 90, died on Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015, in Lawrence. She was born Dec. 30, 1923, in Waterville, to Iva Knudsen and Henry Lamoreaux. Becky married Clark Coan in 1950. He passed away in 1995. She is survived by sons Clark Henry Coan, .


    Warren Henry Berg, 57, of Blaine, died Friday, Feb. 13, 2015, as the result of an automobile accident. His family provided some of the following information. Warren was a life-long resident of the community. He was born Sept. 4, 1957, in Westmoreland, the son of .

  • Cats come up short in OT loss

    There wasn’t much Kansas State did right Sunday afternoon, and yet the Wildcats still had their chances to come away with a victory. K-State missed the go-ahead basket with three seconds left in regulation and then saw Texas Tech .

  • Texada picks up K-State in second half Texada2.phatch

    Texas Tech was in control of this game from almost the beginning. And with a little more than 11 minutes to play in regulation —  the Red Raiders ahead by 11 — it seemed the game’s conclusion was all-but set in Bramlage .

  • Cats move on after ending skid Edwards.phatch

    The common word after the Kansas State men’s basketball team’s last second, 59-56, win and season sweep of No. 17 Oklahoma in Bramlage Coliseum Saturday night was “relief.” There was relief because the Wildcats’ leading scorer, sophomore Marcus Foster, .

  • Six-run 9th dooms Cats vs. Saint Louis

    PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. — After tying the game in the bottom of the eighth, the Kansas State baseball team allowed six runs in the top of the ninth, dooming the Wildcats in a 7-4 loss to Saint Louis on Sunday at .

  • Forbes to give Landon Lecture Forbes a1.phatch

    Steve Forbes, former presidential candidate and head of Forbes Media, will give the first Landon Lecture of the academic year next month. Forbes will present his lecture at 7 p.m. Monday, March 9, at K-State’s McCain Auditorium. “We’re excited .


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