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  • Obituaries | April 25, 2014


    Lydia Blanch Thomason, 58, of Andover, died Easter Sunday. The family provided some of the following information. She was born in France on March 7, 1956, the daughter of Howard and Josiane (Louis) Sweeney. Lydia and Ron Thomason were united in marriage on Aug. 27, 1977. Lydia was a homemaker

  • Obituaries | April 25, 2014


    David J. Beier, 63, of Boelus, Neb., died April 17at his home after a lengthy battle with cancer. David was born on Feb. 9, 1951, at Grand Island, Neb., the son of Weldon R. and Marie C. (Schlick) Beier. David was the third oldest of a family of 11

  • Obituaries | April 25, 2014


    Dean Kent Savage, 82, of Barnes, died at Hanover Hospital on Tuesday.  He was born Dec, 2, 1931, northwest of Barnes, in the family home, to Fred and Eunice (Wilkinson) Savage.  He married Faye P. Vathauer on June 16, 1957. Survivors include his wife, three sons; Jay of

  • Football | April 25, 2014

    Mueller ready to take next step


    Perhaps the only thing more difficult than collecting a school-record 11.5 sacks and earning All-America status in a season, is doing it twice. Yet former walk-on and reigning Big 12 Defensive Lineman of the Year Ryan Mueller says despite the record-setting season he had a year ago,

  • Tennis | April 25, 2014

    Cats open tournament with win over WVU

    FORT WORTH, Texas — The Seventh-seeded Kansas State tennis team advanced to the quarterfinals of the Big 12 Women’s Tennis Championships with a 4-0 win over No. 10-seed West Virginia on Thursday at the Friedman Tennis Center on the TCU campus. K-State improved its overall record

  • Football | April 25, 2014

    Wildcats look to fill big holes at LB

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    Kansas State’s two top tacklers last season were linebackers Blake Slaughter and Jonathan Truman. Slaughter is now gone, along with part-time starter Tre Walker, creating holes up the middle the Wildcats were looking to fill this spring. Truman, the Wildcats’ second-leading returning tackler with 89

  • Golf | April 25, 2014

    KSU women’s golf set for Big 12 field

    The Kansas State women’s golf team opened the Big 12 Championship Friday morning in Austin, Texas, at the par-72, 6,143-yard UT Golf Course. Running through Saturday, the Wildcats were set to be paired up with TCU and Texas Tech. The Wildcats sent the scoring lineup

  • Local |Kansas State University | April 24, 2014

    NBC star talks modern relationships in comedy set

    Struggling with a relationship? You should have been at Bramlage Coliseum Wednesday night, listening to Aziz Ansari — actor from the NBC show “Parks and Recreation” — offering comedic truths about modern romance and the struggles of getting together. Ansari, who was brought to K-State by the

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | April 24, 2014

    Inmates’ mental health a concern

    One specific issue keeps Capt. Hank Nelson up at night. The commander of the Riley County Jail can’t get worries about mental health care for inmates out of his mind. “It bothers me a lot,” Nelson said Wednesday in an interview at the Riley

  • Local |Business |Government & Politics | April 24, 2014

    Motives for bill don’t help

    Earlier this week, Rep. Sydney Carlin (D-Manhattan) suggested that the big drive behind Senate Bill 298 — an attempt to phase out mortgage registration fees over five years — was the result of the Kansas Bankers Association believing its members are victims of an unfair lending practice. Carlin

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