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  • Arts, Leisure | April 28, 2014

    ‘Earnest’ perfect end to theater year


    May 1 through 4, local theatergoers will have the chance to enjoy the last of what has been a very successful and entertaining season of plays produced on the campus by K-State Theater. The current offering is Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest, and it

  • Letters | April 28, 2014

    Gun debate needs more facts, less opinion, passion

    To the Editor: The discussion over guns and gun violence continues to be misinformed through passion and opinions rather than re-search and facts.  The Mercury added to the opinion in its editorial Sunday, “Looser gun laws won’t make us safer,” without adding anything

  • Arts, Leisure | April 28, 2014

    Symphony in concert Saturday

    TOPEKA — The Topeka Symphony will present music by Vaughn Williams, Liebermann, and Dvorak on Saturday in White Concert Hall on the Washburn University campus.  The 7:30 p.m. program, sponsored by the Topeka Symphony Endowment, will be led by the Topeka Symphony’s conductor, Kyle

  • Obituaries | April 28, 2014


    Cecilia Delores (Birzer) Denning, 89, a long-time resident of Russell, died on April 25, 2014, at Trinity Manor Nursing Home in Dodge City.  Cecilia was born on June 9, 1924, in Barton County near Ellinwood.  She was the 15th of 18 children born to Joseph and Mathilda (Beran) Birzer.

  • Obituaries | April 28, 2014


    Elaine Mary Lindstrom, 91, of Riley, died April 26, 2014, at the Leonardville Nursing Home. She was born on April 19, 1923, on the Greenfield family farm southwest of Leonardville, the daughter of August and Lillian (Greenfield) Trumpp. She was baptized in the Fairview Presbyterian Church on Aug. 3, 1924. She attended

  • Obituaries | April 28, 2014


    Michael D. “Mike” Holmes, 34, of St. George, died April 25, 2014, as the result of a dirt bike accident in Waynoka, Okla. He was born May 30, 1979, in Manhattan, the son of Donald E. and Nancy H. (Huyser) Holmes. Mike worked with his father and managed Holmes Carpet

  • Women's Basketball | April 28, 2014

    Former KSU assistant Ethridge named head coach at Northern Colorado

    Former Kansas State women’s associate head coach Kamie Ethridge has been named head coach at Northern Colorado. Ethridge, who spent 18 years as an assistant under Deb Patterson at K-State, will be formally introduced during a press conference on Tuesday at 2 p.m. Totaling more

  • Baseball | April 28, 2014

    WVU beats Wildcats 6-1, finishes sweep

    MORGANTOWN, W. Va. — The Kansas State baseball team allowed the first four West Virginia batters to score in the sixth inning, turning a close game into 6-1 loss to the Mountaineers on Sunday at Hawley Field. K-State (23-22, 4-11 Big 12) trailed 1-0 entering the bottom

  • Golf | April 28, 2014

    Former Cat Streb 2nd in PGA event


    Former Kansas State golfer Robert Streb turned in a career-best performance on the PGA Tour on Sunday, as he tied for second at the Zurich Classic of New Orleans at TPC Louisiana in Avondale, La. Streb, who lettered at K-State from 2006-2009 and still holds

  • Golf | April 28, 2014

    KSU’s Wood finishes 7th at Big 12

    TRINITY, Texas — Kansas State senior Daniel Wood closed out his Wildcat career by tying for seventh place in the Big 12 Championship on Sunday at the par-72, 5,021-yard Whispering Pines Golf Club. As a team, K-State finished ninth at 79-over 1231. “Over the last two rounds, Daniel

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