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  • Local |Kansas State University |Government, Politics | April 28, 2014

    Schulz to give update on Campus Corridor

    Kansas State University president Kirk Schulz is scheduled to give an update on the university’s North Campus Corridor plan to city commissioners at their 5:30 p.m. meeting on Tuesday. Schulz’s presentation during the city work session will focus on how the city and

  • Arts, Leisure | April 28, 2014

    Dozens contribute to latest MAC show’s success


    Before there was Jesus Christ Superstar, there was Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Manhattan Arts Center Theatre Company’s sparkling revival of this first Andrew Lloyd Webber / Tim Rice collaboration is currently lighting up the Grosh Performance Hall. Final shows, this week: May 1-3

  • Editorials | April 28, 2014

    Dole well deserves recent accolades

    Bob Dole isn’t quite as mobile as he once was, but he still gets around pretty well, particularly for a 90-year-old who was badly wounded during World War II. What matters is that he’s been getting around Kansas quite well, visiting large cities

  • 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

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