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  • Columns | January 29, 2015

    KPERS cutbacks are costly

    Gov. Sam Brownback’s plan to reduce payments to the state’s pension system undercuts the reforms he helped champion and would cost taxpayers billions of dollars. Surely there is a better way to pay for his tax cuts. In 2012, after decades of underfunding the

  • Obituaries | January 29, 2015


    Mary (Helton) Shaver, 90, of Wamego, died Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015 at her home.  Private family services will be held a later date.

  • Obituaries | January 29, 2015


    The Rev. Merritt Max Wright, 94, of Topeka, died Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015, at Emporia. He was born Feb. 21, 1920, in Oklahoma City, Okla. He was the younger of two sons born to the Rev. Herbert Thomas and Eda Zeloa (Young) Wright. He grew up in rural Bellevue Community

  • Obituaries | January 29, 2015


    Bill J. “Bodie” Faith, 91, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, at the Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. The family provided some of the information. He was born on March 22, 1923, in Manhattan. He was the son of Oliver W. and Alta (Dougherty) Faith. Bill was a

  • Obituaries | January 29, 2015


    Betty L. (Burt) Zenger, 84, died Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, surrounded by her family at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan after a lengthy illness. The family provided some of the following information She will be forever remembered by sons, Steve and wife Micki, Haddam, Rex and

  • Obituaries | January 29, 2015


    Joan Aldous, 88, of South Bend, Ind., died Oct. 29, 2014, at Signature Healthcare of South Bend. She was a professor emerita at the University of Notre Dame. She was born Jan. 9, 1926, in the District of Columbia to Alfred Evans Aldous and Coral Kerr Aldous. She is survived

  • Arts & Leisure | January 29, 2015

    Dancing pros, ‘Devil Bat,’ dueling pianos and more

    As some K-State stars rehearse this weekend for Dancing with the K-State Stars, which is on Feb. 10 in McCain, the McCain Performance Series is bringing professional dancers for “Dancing Pros Live “at 7:30 p.m. Thursday. Some of the world’s top dancers, many from from “

  • Women's Basketball | January 29, 2015

    K-State survives, edges OSU in overtime


    Jeff Mittie thought it was good. The Kansas State coach has never been so happy to be wrong. Oklahoma State’s Lakota Beatty buried a deep, desperation 3-pointer that was closer to the half-court line than the arc as the clock hit zeros in overtime

  • Women's Basketball | January 29, 2015

    Woods has double-double in OT victory


    Ashia Woods can’t remember the last time she attempted 16 free throws — not in her collegiate career or during her high school days at Wichita Collegiate. But on Wednesday night in a 52-51 overtime victory against Oklahoma State, the Kansas State senior did just that —

  • Football | January 29, 2015

    Derricott confirms transfer from KSU


    When Kansas State landed D’Vonta Derricott, it looked like the Wildcats had found their next impact linebacker. A highly touted junior college player at Garden City Community College, Derricott never saw the field for the Wildcats this season as the Wildcats used his redshirt.

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