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  • Letters | October 29, 2014

    Wildcat fans can help poor with donations at OSU game

    To the Editor: The leaves are changing, and it’s beautiful to walk through campus with the sun shining and a soft breeze blowing. Recently as I built the first fire of the season in my fireplace, I could not help but take a moment

  • Movies | October 29, 2014

    Animated ‘Book of Life’ found entertaining

    Christopher.conner1

    “The Book of Life” begins with a group of detention students arriving at the museum. Apparently on an unsupervised field trip, the guide’s joy at delivering the final tour of the day turns to despair when he sees the students arrive. The intimidated tour

  • Football | October 29, 2014

    Wildcats debut at No. 9 in CFP poll

    Kansas State may have five regular season games remaining, but the Wildcats know where they stand right now when it comes to the developing College Football Playoff picture. The Wildcats (6-1, 4-0 Big 12) debuted at No. 9 in the playoff committee’s first-ever Top 25 rankings that

  • Area Schools | October 29, 2014

    Area teams qualify for state cross country

    The Flint Hills region will send four teams and four individuals to their respective cross country state meets this weekend. The Wamego boys’ team will have the opportunity to run at home one last time after advancing as a team with a second-place finish in

  • Volleyball | October 29, 2014

    Jones named national player of the week

    After hitting over .600 and averaging 3.0 kills and 1.5 blocks per set last week, redshirt senior Natali Jones was named the Sports Imports/AVCA Player of the Week for the period ending October 26, the AVCA announced. It is the first national player of the week award for

  • Manhattan High School | October 29, 2014

    Manhattan High Soccer correction

    A Manhattan High boys’ soccer player was misidentified in Monday’s Mercury. Austin French— not Ben Turnley — was pictured during the Indians’ 5-0 win over Junction City on Monday night. The Mercury regrets the error.

  • Cross Country | October 29, 2014

    Six Wildcats named Academic All-Big 12

    Six members of the Kansas State cross country team were named to the Academic All-Big 12 first team, the conference announced this week. Sophomore Jenny McCarty, sophomore Morgan Wedekind, junior Mary Frances Donnelly, and senior Erika Schiller, represent the women’s team, while sophomore Brett Bachman

  • Local |Government & Politics | October 28, 2014

    Lewis outraised Wilson in county bid

    Although Riley County commissioner Dave Lewis out-raised Republican challenger Ben Wilson, that money didn’t translate to a win, as the 21-year-old K-State student beat out the incumbent by 66 votes in the August primary. The candidates’ receipts and expenditures report, which documented financial activity for

  • Local |Government & Politics | October 28, 2014

    Uncontested reps still raising money

    Even without opponents, area politicians are still raising money for their campaigns. Candidates in state races filed campaign finance reports on Monday, documenting financial activity from July 25 through Oct. 23. For incumbent state representatives, these funds were raised after it became clear they had no opposition

  • Local |Traffic |Government & Politics | October 28, 2014

    Development causing traffic congestion

    Congestion at the intersection of U.S. Highway 24 and Green Valley Road during peak traffic periods is bad and will only get worse as rapid development in the area continues. That was the message from Leu Lowrey, Pottawatomie County public works director, who presented county


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