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  • Obituaries | October 25, 2013


    Denise Maurine Parker, 59, of Topeka, died October 18. The family provided some of the following information. Denise was born in Topeka on Feb. 22, 1954. She was the daughter of Thomas and Doris (DeVolld) Hart. She grew up in Westmoreland and graduated from high school there. She attended

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 25, 2013

    Men’s choir marks 125 years this weekend

    The oldest student organization at K-State is celebrating its 125th anniversary this weekend. The Men’s Choir, previously known as the KSU Men’s Glee Club, was founded in 1888. A 125th Anniversary Alumni Choir and the precent K-State Men’s Choir will perform at 3 p.

  • Football | October 25, 2013

    West Virginia has growing pains, but still dangerous

    Geno Smith and Tavon Austin play on Sundays now, but that doesn’t mean the Kansas State football team is taking West Virginia lightly. While the two were clearly game-changing athletes for the Mountaineers, their replacements have held their own this year, even if the

  • Football | October 25, 2013

    Sams makes Cats go on the ground, despite heavy workload


    A little piece of the defense dies every time a running quarterback like Daniel Sams picks up a first down. Kansas State is just hoping the same can’t be said every time Sams takes a hit. There’s no doubt Sams can stress a

  • Football | October 25, 2013

    Defensive end Mueller becoming leader for K-State

    One week after Kansas State’s 35-25 loss to Baylor, Ryan Mueller’s highlight defensive play is still sticking in fans’ minds. And the junior defensive ends’ words are sticking with his teammates. During the third quarter against Baylor, Mueller chased down Bears’ quarterback Bryce

  • Volleyball | October 25, 2013

    K-State volleyball team set to host No. 1 Longhorns

    It’ll be a Kansas State volleyball homecoming Saturday night when the Wildcats (14-6, 2-5 Big 12)  host Texas (14-2, 7-0)  for a 7:30 pm match at Ahearn Field House. Nine members of the 2003 squad that earned the school’s lone Big 12 championship will be

  • Local |Business | October 24, 2013

    Allegiant labor woe to reach Manhattan?

    Manhattan-area travelers may be caught in the middle of an argument. The question is whether a labor dispute could postpone or disrupt service at Manhattan Regional Airport in early November. The Transport Workers Union has been running ads and making claims about the contract signed

  • Local |Government, Politics | October 24, 2013

    Gov. wants 50-year water plan


    Governor Sam Brownback opened the annual Governor’s Water Conference on the future of water in Kansas with a call to action. Brownback was speaking Thursday at the Hilton Garden Inn Conference Center in Manhattan. “We are at a pivotal moment in our state,” he

  • Columns | October 24, 2013

    An evening conversation: It’s safe, really

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    My fiancé is in town for an extended visit, which naturally knocks daily life a bit upside down. First night… “Oh, my God! Someone’s shooting in the parking lot.” No, dear. Those are machine guns and artillery shells, but they’re way over at

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 24, 2013

    Career Closet offers professional clothes for free

    At Kansas State University’s Career Closet, dressing for success is always in style. “A lot of students tell me they came to college thinking they wouldn’t need professional clothing,” said LaToya Farris, chair of the Career Closet at the university’s career and

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