When Karen Little was in second grade, she knew she wanted to write a book. What she didn’t know then was how long it would take before that would happen. That’s the way it can go with dreams. .
Sandra Moore has considered it her mission in life to help soldiers suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD. It’s an anxiety disorder experienced after emotional trauma, which can happen during war for soldiers. “My mission is to help .
Despite being retired, Mary Jo Harbour is constantly busy working as an advocate for other retirees at the Riley County Seniors Service Center. She’s the chair of the Riley County Council on Aging and the chair of the Spam .
Gary Niehaus said he was bringing in one of his “smaller” planes. When Niehaus opened the back of his van on a hot, sunny afternoon in the Mercury parking lot last week, he revealed quite a sight. The airplane’s .
Jennifer Adams may have grown up in Kansas, but her love of literature has taken her many other places. That ability to crack open a good book and, through words, step into the shoes of a completely new person with .
The fresh smell is one of the first noticeable things when walking into Steve’s Floral. The presence of owner Jan Miller in her apron is also a constant there. She’s there when the store opens at 8 a.m. .
Elizabeth Aubert is only 19, but she’s already accomplished something that hasn’t been done in 42 years. The 2012 St. Marys High grad is the first female in that span to be part of the Electric Power and Distribution program at .
Automotive technology is changing and demand for mechanics is on the rise — so Manhattan High auto tech teacher Elizabeth Crooks is helping students make careers for themselves in an increasingly challenging field. When Crooks, a 2000 MHS graduate, was a freshman .
Dell Ann Upp has poured herself into her new business, Straight Upp Creative Studio. No, really. The concept, atmosphere and décor of Straight Upp, now entering its fifth week of operation, are reflections of Upp’s personality. “I think .
Good things don’t happen out of the blue. For many people, years of preparation go into their work. That’s certainly true enough for David Adkins, 26, who started Arrow Coffee Company in August 2013. A lot of stops along the .
Though they’re depicted as light and whimsical, local artist Ann Carter paints birds that have a deeper meaning under their aesthetic beauty. Carter’s paintings, including a bird series, currently are displayed in the Strecker-Nelson Gallery in downtown Manhattan. “.
Kennedy Felice said that being around so many other people dedicated to serving others restored her faith in society. But it’s safe to say that anyone who has talked to Felice, recently named runner-up in the Kansas Boys and .
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