• Mercury should discard 20th century gender roles

    To the Editor: Bryan Richardson’s front-page Sunday article on the female majority on the City Commission was accompanied by a troubling headline. One has to wonder why past male-dominated commissions were not advertised as “CITY DADS.” Perhaps a better .

  • A wild dream, now within reach for student Neighborh.phatch

    When Julia Chestnut was a little girl, her Sunday tradition was to wake up, turn on the television and watch Steve Irwin’s “The Crocodile Hunter” with her family. But when Irwin was killed by a stingray while filming in 2006, .

  • ‘CITY MOMS’ astonishing; they won’t mother anyone

    To the Editor: I was astonished to see the headline “CITY MOMS” when describing the female majority of the City Commission. After the last election I don’t recall a headline “CITY DADS.” I don’t believe the women who .

  • Rainn Wilson interacts with K-State audience Christopher.conner1

    The K-State Union Program Council presented Rainn Wilson at McCain Auditorium Thursday, April 9. Wilson is known most recently for his lead role on the Fox series “Backstrom,” but most recognizable as Dwight from the U.S. TV version of “The .

  • Artist’s residency at Beach explores food-related issues

    A three-day workshop at Kansas State University’s Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art will explore food production, consumption, service, convenience and cultural identity in 21st century Kansas through the practice of artist-researcher Sean Starowitz. The Center for Food Perception .


    Margaret Marie Pettle died Tuesday, April 7, 2015, just 19 days short of her 100th birthday, at the Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. Marie was born on April 26, 1915, in Cordell, Okla., to Frank and .


    Guy G. Groves, 40, of Wichita, died Monday, March 2, 2015, at Via Christi St. Francis, Wichita. He died of natural causes from a heart ailment. He was born Sept. 27, 1974, in Junction City. A memorial service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, April 18, 2015,  .

  • Cats beat No. 3 TCU to take series

    It had been a long time since Kansas State’s junior right-hander Levi MaVorhis had won a game as a starter — the second game of the season. Since then, it’s been up and down for one of the Wildcats’ .

  • DT Clinkscales says he’s leaving K-State

    Terrell Clinkscales, one of the most heavily recruited players in Kansas State’s 2014 signing class, says he is leaving the football program. The defensive tackle, who had been in trouble with coach Bill Snyder as of late, announced through his .

  • Wildcats lose to No. 9 OSU

    STILLWATER, Okla. — The Kansas State women’s tennis team closed out its weekend in Oklahoma on Sunday afternoon, as No. 9 Oklahoma State finished its spring home schedule at Greenwood Tennis Center with a 4-0 win over the Wildcats. Oklahoma State .

  • Brand selected to U.S. Collegiate National Team

    For the second straight year, Kansas State setter Katie Brand has been selected to train and compete in the U.S. Collegiate National Team (CNT) program, USA Volleyball announced this past week. The redshirt junior will work with 35 other athletes .

  • K-State volleyball season tickets on sale today

    With the 2015 campaign just a little more than four months away, K-State volleyball season tickets are now on sale today. Season ticket prices remain unchanged from a year ago, with packages starting at $3 per match. In addition to reserved seating, .


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