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  • Obituaries | March 18, 2014


    Carly Marie Gassman, 18, died Thursday at her home in Abilene. No cause of death was provided. Mass of Christian Burial for Carly will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Andrew Catholic Church with Father Henry Baxa as Celebrant. Her family provided some of the following

  • Obituaries | March 18, 2014


    Hazel LaVonne Carr, 72, of Wamego, formerly of Westmoreland, died Saturday at the Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. Hazel was born Dec. 15, 1941 in Westmoreland. She was the daughter of Everett and Mary Luella (Campbell) Carr. At the

  • March 18, 2014

    Jeff Mittie named K-State women’s basketball coach

    Kansas State athletic director John Currie promised to move quickly in his national search for a new women’s basketball coach. Currie did just that, announcing Tuesday in a press release that Jeff Mittie has taken over the program just 10 days after Deb Patterson was

  • Movies | March 18, 2014

    ‘Mr. Peabody and Sherman’ put together well


    Though the original run of “The Bullwinkle Show” ended almost fifty years ago, decades of rebroadcasts and syndication have ensured that successive generations have experienced the quirky characters and self-referential humor of the series. One of the stranger segments, “Mr. Peabody’s Improbable History,” is

  • Men's Basketball | March 18, 2014

    Calipari sees veteran team in K-State


    Throughout this season, Kansas State has made its living leaning on the back of freshman guard Marcus Foster. But when Kentucky head coach John Calipari looks at the Wildcats, he sees a team that’s more experienced than it’s often been given credit for

  • Area Schools | March 18, 2014

    All-TVL teams announced

    Valley Heights, which finished second in the Class 1A Division-I state tournament this past weekend,  placed two on the first-team All-TVL team released this week, including Brandi Roepke and Sidney Blackburn. Frankfort’s Ashley Joseph and Arriana Martin both made the second team. On

  • Baseball | March 18, 2014

    Meyer earns Big 12 honor

    Kansas State’s Mitch Meyer was named the Big 12 Player of the Week on Monday, in announcement by the league office. Meyer his .538 (7 of 13) with a double, two home runs and nine RBIs in four games last week. The junior outfielder from Stillwell helped the

  • Baseball | March 18, 2014

    K-State baseball hosts Air Force

    The Wildcat baseball team is hosting Air Force for a two-game series beginning tonight at Tointon Family Stadium. First pitch for K-State’s game with the Mountain West opponent is set for 6:30 p.m. on Fox Sports Midwest. Wednesday’s game is set for 3 p.

  • Golf | March 18, 2014

    KSU women’s golf in 7th place

    The K-State women’s golf team is in seventh place going into the final round of the BYU Entrada Classic at the par-72, 6,015-yard Snow Canyon Country Club in St. George, Utah. Junior Carly Ragains is tied for fourth place overall after two rounds. She

  • Local |Government, Politics | March 17, 2014

    Airport Road project shared

    County commissioners supported the city’s Airport Road project Monday, which will involve Riley County dollars. Rob Ott, public works director for the city, said the reason the county needs to get involved is that approximately 600 feet of the road is in the county’s

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