Neighbors

  • Miller proud of how floral shop has grown in the community Neighbor.phatch

    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. .

  • Aubert the first female in MATC electrical program in 42 years Lineman.phatch

    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 .

  • MHS auto tech teacher plugs field as viable option Elizabethcrooks-1.phatch

    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 .

  • Local business owner uses personality, daughter for inspiration Neighbor.phatch

    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 .

  • Entrepreneurial spirit led coffee enthusiast to open shop Neighbor.phatch

    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 .

  • Artist’s paintings bring her together with children Anncarter.phatch

    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. “.

  • ‘Amazing’ teenager finds time in busy schedule to help others Kennedy felice

    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 .

  • Soldier and his wife cope with tumor diagnosis Photo 1.phatch

    Sometimes it can be difficult to describe exactly what it was like to go through a traumatic situation. Lt. Col. Chris and Kristen Danbeck, who have been married for 11 1/2 years, attempted to explain their feelings after doctors discovered Chris had .

  • Lundquist can’t stay away from fire department Guyneighbor.phatch

    Guy Lundquist contributes to the Manhattan Fire Department in a multitude of ways – as a former firefighter, current custodian and unofficial department historian. Lundquist, born and raised in Manhattan, served as an MFD firefighter from January 1977 until his early retirement .

  • K-State performer says she trains like an athlete Lauren1.phatch

    You won’t see Lauren Meis making a tackle or shooting a basketball. But as a Kansas State featured baton twirler, she needs to maintain the same level of dedication as those athletes who keep the crowd entertained at football .

  • Maintenance man honored with street name Pridesq.phatch

    He’s a man who’s lived in the Manhattan area his whole life, and he’s so humble that no one would know he deserved a street named after him. John Pride, 68, is a maintenance man who’s worked .

  • New 4-H and youth extension agent believes it takes a village Jobesq.phatch

    John Jobe stands by the old adage, “It takes a village.” Jobe, Riley County Research and Extension’s new 4-H agent, believes that communities play an important role in a child’s upbringing, and said 4-H can be part of .


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