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  • Football | May 13, 2014

    3 Wildcats sign with NFL teams

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    Three former Kansas State football players — offensive lineman Cornelius Lucas, wide receiver/kick returner Tramaine Thompson and safety Ty Zimmerman — have signed free agent contracts with NFL teams following the 2014 NFL Draft. Lucas signed with the Detroit Lions and Thompson agreed to a deal with

  • Football | May 13, 2014

    Daniel Sams granted release from K-State

    Kansas State athletic director John Currie announced Tuesday morning that quarterback-turned-receiver Daniel Sams has been granted a conditional release from his scholarship. “Daniel requested to be able to continue his playing career at an FCS institution so that he could be closer to some of

  • Football | May 13, 2014

    Daniel Sams to transfer from K-State

    Apparently the move to wide receiver wasn’t what Daniel Sams was looking for next season. The former quarterback, who moved to receiver this spring, plans to transfer from Kansas State — likely to a FCS school where he would have two years of remaining eligibility

  • Women's Basketball | May 12, 2014

    Former K-State women’s staff lands at Northern Colorado

    The band is getting back together — at Northern Colorado. Kamie Ethridge, who served as the associate head coach at Kansas State for 18 years under Deb Patterson and was recently named head coach at Northern Colorado, has finalized her staff with some familiar faces. On Monday

  • Editorials | May 12, 2014

    Bake sales do more good than harm

    We understand the importance of limiting junk food in schools. We’ve extolled the virtues of a healthy diet and regular exercise in a slew of editorials in recent years, and the types of foods available at schools play a role in that effort. We

  • Letters | May 12, 2014

    Letter carriers grateful for support of food drive

    To the Editor: On Saturday, May 10, Branch 1018 of the National Association of Letter Carriers conducted our annual food drive. As we delivered our mail, we collected food donations along our routes and brought them to the Flint Hills Breadbasket for distribu-tion to local food pantries.

  • Local |Government, Politics | May 12, 2014

    Benefit districts on city agenda

    The city on Tuesday will continue work on updating its benefit district policy. This discussion item is the only topic on the agenda of a work session at 5 p.m. No action will be taken at the meeting. The city has used benefit districts to

  • May 12, 2014

    County agrees to pay medical expenses for man injured in police chase

    Riley County commissioners on Monday agreed to a settlement in a lawsuit over an unpaid medical bill for a man who was injured following a police chase. The suit, brought by the board of Stormont-Vail Healthcare Inc. of Topeka, concerned care for Jason Fisher of

  • Neighbors | May 12, 2014

    Librarian loves how books can build character


    Jennifer Adams may have grown up in Kansas, but her love of literature has taken her many other places. That ability to crack open a good book and, through words, step into the shoes of a completely new person with a vastly different life is

  • Arts, Leisure | May 12, 2014

    McGuin offers music and stories in great show in Salina


    As a recent Answer Man letter to the Mercury suggested, Salina’s Stiefel Theater gets a lot of great pop music acts. Most of them are past their commercial peaks—for example, Three Dog Night has sold out an upcoming show. But the best of

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