Steven R. Ukena, 68, died Friday, Sept. 23, 2016, at his residence. The family provided some of the foll owing information. Steve was born Aug. 12, 1948, in Manhattan, the son on Marvin Earl and Lona (Axelton) Ukena. Following his graduation from Manhattan High with .


    Charles E. Gleason, 69, Alta Vista, died Friday, Sept. 23, 2016, at Stormont-Vail Hospital in Topeka. The family provided some of the following information. Charles was born May 11, 1947, in Council Grove to James and Dorothy (Jacobs) Gleason. He married Lynne Hopkins on Feb. 12, 1971, .


    Robert Edward Smith, 56, Junction City, died Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016, at the University of Kansas Medical Center. The family provided some of the following information. Robert was born on Sept. 11, 1960, in New York City, New York, to Robert and Geraldine (Henry) Smith. .

  • ‘Sniveling coward’ OK with Cruz

    Ted Cruz this year has denounced Donald Trump as a “sniveling coward,” “utterly amoral,” “a narcissist at a level I don’t think this country’s ever seen” and, for good measure, a “pathological liar.” On Friday, Sen. Cruz, the .

  • Review of Piano Guys was disrespectful

    To the Editor: I think Mr. Gary Clift owes the public an apology for his Sunday column. Including the phrase: “wondering if the hall wasn’t full of half the Mormons in the three counties,” it was extremely disrespectful of .

  • Let MHS students pick mascot and move on

    To the Editor: C’mon people. Seriously. With all the problems in the world, we are getting upset about the mascot of our high school. If the mascot needs to be changed, I say leave it up to the students, .

  • Get ready for a long meeting

    I would like to weigh in on the matter of the Manhattan High School mascot. Well, that’s not quite true. I would like to weigh in on the format of the meeting to consider the matter of the MHS .

  • K-State soccer gets first home win

    After the Kansas State women’s soccer team labored through the first half, Wildcat coach Mike Dibbini had seen enough. Dibbini delivered a pointed halftime message to his team, and it responded with a 2-0 win over South Dakota on .

  • Ertz shows talent in victory

    It’s a rare occasion when Bill Snyder finds few flaws in a player’s game. It’s even more seldom for the Kansas State football head coach to say a player didn’t make any mistakes. But quarterback Jesse .

  • Pringle picks up POTW honors

    For a second-consecutive week, a Kansas State returner earned Big 12 Special Teams Player of the Week accolade. Sophomore Byron Pringle was honored Monday for his performance against Missouri State. Pringle, a community-college transfer,earnedK-State’s 22nd special teams player-ofthe- week-honor .

  • Baylor ends K-State’s winning streak

    The 23rd-ranked Kansas State volleyball team saw its 10-match winning streak come to an end Sunday at the hands of the Baylor Bears in three sets (25-23, 25-22, 25-19). K-State (12-3, 1-1 Big 12) jumped out to a quick 13-8 lead .

  • Jazzman Pat Metheny speaks with his guitar

    It may be worth our while to remember the actual title of the recent Pat Metheny concert on the campus of K-State. The show led by the grinning guitarist from Lee’s Summit wasn’t sold as a “Pat Metheny .


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