• Manhattan man’s job keeps his eyes on sky Neighbors116

    With new technology, we can get a bird’s-eye view of places we thought we knew, and a local man is using this ability to explore. Kyle Griffith has always been interested in using technology to capture parts of the .

  • Helicopter pilot lands on a career teaching piano

    When Emily Quiles sets her mind to something, she knows how to make it happen. Quiles started her own business as a piano teacher when she moved to Manhattan. She started training for another of her passions, piloting helicopters, as .

  • Local couple to buy Strecker-Nelson Gallery Artheads

    On Jan 27, 1990, K-State lost 57-85 to the University of Kansas at Bramlage Coliseum. Also on that day, Fort Riley soldier Kevin West met KU student Alyn Pennington Our because one of his friends invited a former girlfriend to Manhattan to .

  • Customers gobble up Manhattan woman’s meal planners

    As junk food for every meal seems to become more and more normal, Lindsay Siebert tries to make it easier for people to make nutritious, home-cooked meals for their families. Siebert began selling her “My Family Meal Planner” in 2006 and .

  • New Boys & Girls Club director has fostered 158 children Boysandgirls

    Pamela Nealey has always enjoyed caring for and mentoring children. Nealey, director of operations for the Boys & Girls Club of Manhattan, used to babysit when she was younger and taught girls modeling. Her passion for working with children has .

  • Couple known for community service — especially at holidays

    For one area couple, serving their community is all about making the town as special as it should be. Bunny and Gary McCloud, have made a name for themselves in Wamego through their community service, including focusing efforts to benefit .

  • Man delights in turning animals into memorials

    WAKEFIELD — The use of dead cats isn’t an indicator for the quality of most jobs. However, most jobs aren’t taxidermy. “If they can do a good cat,they’re a pretty talented taxidermist,” Clint Bowman said. Clint is .

  • Shaffer: Building community a cure for political incivility

    Timothy Shaffer has neighbors who disagree with him politically, but he and his wife still made a point to take their daughters trick-or-treating in their neighb orhood because it’s more important to be a part of the community. Shaffer .

  • Manhattan transplant at home with watercolors

    Even after having produced 344 watercolor paintings of houses, Cora DuChene still doesn’t consider herself a professional. “Even though I sell paintings, I don’t know when you become more professional,” DuChene said. “I just know I still have a .

  • Managing KSU’s sheep, goats brings man shear joy

    Joseph Hubbard’s farming dreams were more than just counting sheep. While he was in high school, Hubbard set his sights on becoming the sheep and goat specialist of Kansas. He also wanted to be the largest sheep producer in .

  • Gym owner helps people find confidence with boxing

    Lorissa Belcher knows how to roll with the punches. Belcher, owner of KO Boxing and Fitness, transitioned from years of dance training into coaching boxing, and she emphasizes the fitness and focus aspects of the sport, not the fight. She’.

  • Couple racks up nearly 3,000 volunteer hours at RCPD

    Two thousand eight hundred hours is nearly 117 full days, longer than the regular season for K-State football. That’s how many combined hours Chris and Karen Hunter have volunteered as Riley County auxiliary police officers. Chris and Karen served more .


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