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