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  • Columns | December 02, 2013

    KSU’s multicultural challenge

    I read with considerable interest the article on diversity in the Dec. 24 Mercury, and it seemed to provoke more questions than answers. Diversity and affirmative act-ion are terms that are confusing to many of us who do not deal with them professionally. With a little

  • Football | December 02, 2013

    Next step for Cats: Win a bowl game

    Shortly after wrapping up Kansas State’s 31-10 victory over Kansas this past Saturday in Lawrence, senior receiver Tramaine Thompson wasn’t picky when asked about his preference of possible bowl destinations. “I don’t really care — just not cold,” he said. “As long as

  • Men's Basketball | December 02, 2013

    Wildcats cruise to 87-54 win

    Playing in front of a sparse crowd, the Kansas State men’s basketball team knew it would likely need to create its own energy on Sunday. (Kansas State forward Thomas Gipson puts up a shot against Central Arkansas on Sunday afternoon at Bramlage Coliseum. The

  • Football | December 02, 2013

    Former Wildcat Clary still impacting Chargers

    Clary.phatch

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — At age 35, cornerback Terence Newman of the Cincinnati Bengals is the graybeard, the elder statesman of the most tenured active NFL players from Kansas State. Newman is still playing at a high level in this his 11th season. He spent his first

  • Football | December 02, 2013

    Injuries slowing former Wildcats

    The long grind of the NFL season has started to get to a number of former Kansas State players. While New Orleans Saints running back Darren Sproles is probable to return from an ankle injury tonight against Seattle, others haven’t been so lucky. Running

  • Men's Basketball | December 01, 2013

    Wildcats rout Central Arkansas

    Shane Southwell scored 19 points as the Kansas State men’s basketball team defeated Central Arkansas 87-54 on Sunday in Bramlage Coliseum. Southwell was 8 of 14 from the field and added six rebounds, while Thomas Gipson scored 17 points and had six rebounds for the Wildcats. Marcus Foster

  • Local |Business | December 01, 2013

    Big holiday tree shines in Little Apple

    Tree.phatch

    The Little Apple resembled the original Manhattan Friday night in the way it marked its first Festival of Lights. It celebrated big. Everything about the festival was big: the crowd of hundreds of people and the 50-foot Christmas tree that was the focus of the

  • Local | December 01, 2013

    Dodger gets second chance as seizure-detecting dog

    Ashley3.phatch

    Dodger waits patiently under the table at Early Edition restaurant. He lies there obediently as fragrant plates of sausage and bacon come out of the restaurant’s kitchen. When a bite of pancake falls on the floor, he licks his lips but holds his position.

  • Holidays | December 01, 2013

    Manhattan, Wamego residents deck the halls for holiday tours

    Diningroom.phatch

    It’s time to tour some of Manhattan and Wamego’s finest houses decorated for the holidays. In Manhattan, the biennial McCain Holiday Home Tour will take place next Sunday, and the 2013 Wamego Christmas Home Tour will be on Saturday and Sunday. The Manhattan tour

  • Obituaries | December 01, 2013

    MARVIN WILLIAM LAFOLLETTE

    Marvin W. LaFollette, 89, died Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013 at Wamego Health Center. He was a resident at Westy Care Center, Westmoreland, for the last two years. The family provided some of the following information. He was born Nov. 11, 1924 at home outside Union City, Okla. He was the


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