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  • Letters | October 27, 2013

    Holmberg brings world-class entertainment to McCain

    To the Editor: When I was offered a position at Kansas State University many years ago, one thing on the negative side of the ledger was having to give up certain “quality of life” items that Kan-sas City provided. Prominent in that category was entertainment.

  • Letters | October 27, 2013

    Please donate food, funds at K-State-Iowa State game

    To the Editor: The changing tree leaves, cool temperatures and Saturdays in Bill Snyder Family Stadium are all signs that the holiday season will soon be upon us. I’m sure I’m not alone when I say this is my absolute favorite time of

  • Letters | October 27, 2013

    Obama doesn’t have much of a record to brag about

    To the Editor: In the Mercury’s letters to the editor Tuesday, Nolan Carlson gushes about President Barack Obama, his accomplishments, and “…his lack of pomposity and arrogance.” I have listed a dozen reasons why Obama is not bragging about his record: 1. Spending $1.50 for every

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 27, 2013

    Parade, pep rally pump up fans before win over West Virginia


    Spectators sporting K-State purple and Halloween costumes lined the streets around City Park Friday evening for the K-State Homecoming parade. The university’s sororities and fraternities made up the majority of the parade with decorative floats and chapter chants, proving their school spirit before the

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 27, 2013

    K-State marks start of business building project

    Officials broke ground on K-State’s new College of Business Administration building during a ceremony Friday morning. The $50-million, 140,000-square-foot building will sit near Manhattan Avenue and Lovers Lane, east of the president’s house. The facility is to include a 250-seat lecture hall, three 80

  • Holidays |Arts & Leisure | October 27, 2013

    Haunted trolley tour highlights Manhattan places with scary histories


    The chill of October weather made Manhattan a little spookier Wednesday for the 30 people who toured the city’s haunted locations via trolley that night. Throughout the month, area residents have had the opportunity to visit ghostly places on the Haunted Manhattan Trolley Tour. (Tours

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 27, 2013

    Holocaust exhibit at Hale Library moves to Kansas Statehouse

    An exhibit dedicated to a hero of the Holocaust will move from Kansas State University’s Hale Library to the Kansas Statehouse on Friday, October 25, where it will be on display in the rotunda until October 31. The 20-panel exhibit, “The World Knew: Jan Karski’s

  • Football | October 27, 2013

    Defense comes up big in win


    Once again, Kansas State needed a big performance out of its defense to stay in the game. And once again, it got it. Until the Wildcats’ offense could get things rolling in the fourth quarter, the K-State defense stymied West Virginia’s potentially high-powered offensive

  • Football | October 27, 2013

    Cats use big second half to beat WVU


    John Hubert’s 4-yard touchdown run with 21 seconds remaining Saturday had no real impact on the game. The Wildcats already had this game in the bag — using a dominant second half to run away with a 35-12 victory over West Virginia at Bill Snyder Family

  • Women's Basketball | October 27, 2013

    Leick excited to finally wear K-State uniform


    Katya Leick might be the best player on the Kansas State women’s basketball team you haven’t heard of — yet. On Monday, when the 6-foot-1 senior steps onto the floor at Bramlage Coliseum for the Wildcats’ exhibition opener against Washburn, it will be with

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