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  • Obituaries | December 01, 2013


    Joan M. Bradford, a longtime resident of Wamego,  died Friday, Nov. 29, 2013 at Cambridge Place in Marysville. Services are pending with Stewart Funeral Home of Wamego. Complete obituary and service information will be announced later.

  • Obituaries | December 01, 2013


    Gladys Elaine Olson, 88, Manhattan, died Friday, Nov. 29, 2013, at Via Christi Village in Manhattan. Funeral services will be with the Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home in Riley.

  • Football | December 01, 2013

    Behind Hubert, K-State runs past Jayhawks, 31-10

    LAWRENCE — John Hubert wanted a senior-day do-over and the rival Jayhawks obliged.  Behind a career-high 220 rushing yards and a 21-yard touchdown, Hubert led the Wildcats past Kansas 31-10 on Saturday at Memorial Stadium. (Kansas State running back John Hubert runs through a big hole

  • Football | December 01, 2013

    K-State forces six turnovers in victory

    LAWRENCE — Jake Heaps might have nightmares for a while. James Sims might want to forget the final game of his collegiate career. The Jayhawks’ quarterback and running back combined for five of Kansas’ six turnovers on Saturday in a 31-10 loss to Kansas State, bringing

  • Volleyball | December 01, 2013

    K-State volleyball team sweeps No. 25 Iowa State

    It was a special way to send off a group of six seniors as the Kansas State volleyball team celebrated its senior night with a sweep over No. 25 Iowa State at Ahearn Field House Saturday night. (Kansas State’s Tristan McCarty celebrates after scoring a

  • Men's Basketball | December 01, 2013

    Gipson, Johnson proving vital to Wildcats’ season

    The Kansas State men’s basketball team is still trying to find itself, but it should know one thing already. Without Thomas Gipson and DJ Johnson, they’d be in trouble. (With very little size this season, Kansas State is having to rely on Thomas

  • Women's Basketball | December 01, 2013

    K-State women end skid with 49-46 win over Virginia

    FREEPORT, Bahamas — The Kansas State women’s basketball team used an energetic, defensive first half and a late defensive stop to record a 49-46 win over Virginia on Friday night in the Junkanoo Jam. The win ended K-State’s three-game losing streak. With the win,

  • Columns | December 01, 2013

    Be wary, but give Iran nuclear deal a chance

    At last we have an agreement with Iran that President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry consider a positive step in limiting Iran’s march toward a nuclear bomb. Others, convinced that Iran will cheat, are not so optimistic. I am somewhere in

  • Editorials | December 01, 2013

    Keep flights free of cell phone calls

    Perhaps apart from young children who’ve never been on an airplane, airline passengers today rarely associate air travel with enjoyment. It might not quite be a chore — chores are less expensive — but air travel can be arduous nonetheless. Courtesy doesn’t yet cost extra,

  • Letters | December 01, 2013

    The question is how many MHS freshmen graduated

    The question is how many MHS freshmen graduated To the Editor: I read the article in The Mer-cury reporting on the concern over the number of graduating seniors. Notice I said the Mercury report on “graduating seniors.”  What I would like to know is

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