Neighbors

  • Retired teacher turns another page with book project Karenlittlehorz.phatch

    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. .

  • Pastor feels called to help soldiers with PTSD Pastormoorehorz.phatch

    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 .

  • Woman keeps busy as crafter, senior advocate 6-9neighborhorz.phatch

    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 .

  • Man’s love of model planes helped club take off Garyniehaushorz.phatch

    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 .

  • Librarian loves how books can build character Neighbor.phatch

    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 .

  • 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 .





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