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  • Obituaries | January 12, 2015

    CAROL DETTMER

    Carol D. Dettmer, 84, of Waterville, died on Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015, at Blue Valley Senior Living in Blue Rapids. Survivors include her three daughters, Nancy Shields and husband Mike of Omaha, Neb., Amy Bishop and husband Rick of Blue Rapids, and Tammy Underwood and husband Tim of

  • Obituaries | January 12, 2015

    JOHN WILLIAM MACHIN III

    John William Machin III, 74, of Riley, died Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015, at his residence. Additional obituary and service information will be announced later by the funeral home.

  • Obituaries | January 12, 2015

    DEIDRA R. EDWARDS

    Deidra Rochelle Edwards, 58, died Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015. She was born Oct. 6, 1956, in Concordia to Melvin and Florene (Kopsa) Blecha. She graduated from Mankato High School in 1974. She is survived by daughter Danielle (Michael Pagels), Manhattan; sister Darci (Reed) Campbell, El Dorado; brother Delton (Dana) Blecha, Salina;

  • Obituaries | January 12, 2015

    LELAND W. ELLIOTT

    Leland W. Elliott, 82, of Manhattan, died Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. He was born on Sept. 26, 1932, in rural Hallowell. He was the son of Ernest and Maxine (Bramlette) Elliott. He grew up

  • Women's Basketball | January 12, 2015

    Wildcats rally late to beat Jayhawks

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    To say the Kansas State women have struggled at the free-throw line this season would be an understatement. Only one team in the all of Division-I basketball has been worse at the stripe than the Wildcats. But not Sunday. Not when it counted the most.

  • Men's Basketball | January 12, 2015

    Cats look to sustain success

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    After a topsy-turvy experience in the non-conference schedule, suddenly everything seems to be taking shape for the Kansas State men’s basketball team. The Wildcats have gone from starting 7-6 in the first two months, to winning two of their first three Big 12 games, including

  • Women's Basketball | January 12, 2015

    Martin a ‘stabilizer’ in Wildcats’ win

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    Kansas State had a rough go of it Sunday for much of the Wildcats’ come-from-behind 58-52 victory over the rival Jayhawks at Bramlage Coliseum. But Shaelyn Martin found a way to do all the little things to keep the Wildcats in the game — finishing with

  • Local |Government & Politics | January 11, 2015

    House includes NBAF in bill

    Sen. Jerry Moran said Friday the final $300 million in federal money for the planned National Bio- and Agro-Defense facility is included in a House appropriations bill. “As a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, I am committed to making certain NBAF remains a top priority,”

  • Local | January 11, 2015

    Participants rehearse set-painting techniques at workshop

    Before sets appear on the stage, sometimes people behind the scenes have to be willing to get a little messy creating them. Kathy Voecks, resident scenic designer at Kansas State University, guided a group of the willing Saturday during a scenic art workshop in collaboration

  • January 11, 2015

    Roberts leads ag committee

    WASHINGTON — Kansas Sen. Pat Roberts officially has taken the helm of the Senate’s agriculture committee, promising an “aggressive schedule” of hearings focused on everything from farm programs and school meals to oversight of the Environmental Protection Agency. Roberts’ likely ascension to the chairmanship — his


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