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  • Letters | February 16, 2015

    Brownback discriminates against those he disdains

    To the Editor: The argument by Gov. Sam Brownback and defended by Ken Krumm in the Feb. 13 Mercury that the rescinded executive order created “special rights” is clearly disingenuous. The executive order had pro-tected all state employees from discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender

  • Letters | February 16, 2015

    Armbrust’s role essential to listening session’s success

    To the Editor: Hats off to all the participants in the recent Fort Riley listening session at the Junction City Convention Center! Though many people were involved in this important project, special recognition goes to John Armbrust, executive director of the Governor’s Military Council.

  • Local |Kansas State University | February 16, 2015

    KSU alum to discuss state’s role in women’s suffrage movement

    The first campaign for women’s suffrage in Kansas will be the topic of two presentations by Kansas State University alumna Janice Parks Dreiling for the university’s observance of Women’s History Month in March. Dreiling is a retired Oklahoma administrative district judge who

  • Local |Kansas State University | February 16, 2015

    Financial planning team takes second

    A team of three personal financial planning students from Kansas State University earned second place at the recent national Industry Issues competition. Team members are Mariah Bausch, junior, Hoyt; Andy Rao, master’s student, Overland Park; and Cole Foster, junior, Tecumseh. They earned $3,000 in scholarships

  • Obituaries | February 16, 2015

    DOROTHY JANE STARBUCK BLOCK

    Dorothy Jane Starbuck Block, 94, died on Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015, at the Via Christi Village in Manhattan. Her family provided some of the following information. Dorothy was born in Lincoln on Nov. 7, 1920, to Marie (Colden) and Harold Robert Starbuck. Her grandparents were Lorena and Clinton Colden, and

  • Obituaries | February 16, 2015

    REBECCA ANN ‘BECKY’ LAMOREAUX COAN

    Rebecca Ann “Becky” Lamoreaux Coan, 90, died on Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015, in Lawrence. She was born Dec. 30, 1923, in Waterville, to Iva Knudsen and Henry Lamoreaux. Becky married Clark Coan in 1950. He passed away in 1995. She is survived by sons Clark Henry Coan, Lawrence; Edward Coan, Overland Park;

  • Obituaries | February 16, 2015

    WARREN HENRY BERG

    Warren Henry Berg, 57, of Blaine, died Friday, Feb. 13, 2015, as the result of an automobile accident. His family provided some of the following information. Warren was a life-long resident of the community. He was born Sept. 4, 1957, in Westmoreland, the son of William O. and JoAnn Bienka

  • Women's Basketball | February 16, 2015

    Cats come up short in OT loss

    There wasn’t much Kansas State did right Sunday afternoon, and yet the Wildcats still had their chances to come away with a victory. K-State missed the go-ahead basket with three seconds left in regulation and then saw Texas Tech score for the first six

  • Women's Basketball | February 16, 2015

    Texada picks up K-State in second half

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    Texas Tech was in control of this game from almost the beginning. And with a little more than 11 minutes to play in regulation —  the Red Raiders ahead by 11 — it seemed the game’s conclusion was all-but set in Bramlage Coliseum Sunday afternoon. Although Texas

  • Men's Basketball | February 16, 2015

    Cats move on after ending skid

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    The common word after the Kansas State men’s basketball team’s last second, 59-56, win and season sweep of No. 17 Oklahoma in Bramlage Coliseum Saturday night was “relief.” There was relief because the Wildcats’ leading scorer, sophomore Marcus Foster, was back on the floor


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