Ernest “Dean” Ubel, 86, north of Wamego, died Thursday, May 21, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House of Manhattan. Dean was born Nov. 28, 1928. He attended Greenwood Country School and Wamego High School. Dean served in the Korean War as a corporal for .


    Fanchon F. Bergsten, 98, of Blue Rapids, died Friday, May 22, 2015, at Blue Valley Senior Living in Blue Rapids. Survivors include her two children, Char Donnelson of Colorado Springs and Ed Bergsten and wife, Mickey, of Blue Rapids; three grandchildren and two .


    Marcus Anthony Perez, Sr., 45, of Leonardville, died Friday, May 22, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. He was born on Feb. 13, 1970, in National City, California, the son of Jesse and Debra .

  • ‘Soul of the Fire’ is a fictional tale of Tibet’s very real struggle

    “Soul of the Fire” is a story of Tibet’s nonviolent resistance to China’s occupation told through acts of great cruelty, great kindness and great courage. Its protagonist is Shan Tao Yun, a former inspector for Beijing’s Public .

  • ‘The Marble Orchard’ spins tale of man’s trouble

    Alex Taylor’s fresh literary voice echoes from the coal-bearing hills and limestone bluffs of east Kentucky, home to the extended Sheetmire clan of “The Marble Orchard.” Gathering for the Sheetmire homecoming, even outsiders Clem and Derna Sheetmire and son, .

  • Decide between a summer of salads or burgers Pecoraro

    May is National Salad Month, so that’s good news for those of us who want to eat lean and green this summer. May is also National Hamburger Month. That’s also good news for those of us who love .

  • Treat nutsedge weeds, improve your lawn Greggeyestone1

    This will be my second year attacking my yellow nutsedge infestation. Yellow nutsedge is a pale yellowish-greenish looking plant that looks like grass and pops up throughout the lawn or planting bed. You can identify it by pulling up the .

  • K-Stater magazine has new editor

    Tim Schrag was named the 10th editor of the K-Stater magazine for the K-State Alumni Association, effective April 22. He will oversee the quarterly magazine’s conception, planning, content research and annual budget. In addition to writing and copy editing editorial .

  • Alumni association hires communications coordinator

    Ashley Bergner has joined the K-State Alumni Association staff as communications coordinator. Bergner is responsible for editing the Alumni Association’s monthly electronic newsletter. She also supports the K-Stater magazine editorial team and assists with photography. Bergner, a Sedgwick native, .

  • AIB earns five-star rating, accreditation

    AIB International Certification Services (AIBI-CS) recently received American National Standards Institute accreditation to offer International Featured Standard (IFS) audits and earned British Retail Consortium’s (BRC) esteemed 5-star rating. After a detailed and lengthy accreditation process, AIBI-CS is now approved .

  • Big Poppi Bicycle owner up for national small business award

    Jeff Koenig, owner of Big Poppi Bicycle Co., has been named one of five finalists for a national small business advocate award. National Small Business Advocate announced finalists for the 2015 Lewis Shattuck Small Business Advocate of the Year Award. The .

  • New provider joins Advanced Dermatology

    Matthew Patton as the newest provider for Advanced Dermatology and Skin Cancer Center. Patton is a board certified physician assistant receiving his Master of Physician Assistant from Wichita State University in 2009. He practiced dermatology in the Kansas City area before .


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