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  • Neighbors | December 15, 2014

    Chance to work with elephants drives student in competition

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    Elephants are Rebecca Roeder’s thing for reasons unknown. “They really always have been,” she said. “I don’t really have a definitive answer why.” Through years of study, the K-State student has learned about traits she likes in them. “They’re intelligent and compassionate,”

  • Neighbors | December 08, 2014

    Mission to Haiti let physical therapist see a different side of medicine

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    Laura Berryhill always wanted to be an EMT or a paramedic, but life took her down a different medical route. Now she works as a physical therapist. Berryhill experienced a different side of the medical field when she spent four days helping in an operating

  • Local |Kansas State University |Neighbors | December 01, 2014

    K-State professor exiting stage after 30-plus years teaching

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    For more than three decades, Kansas State University associate professor Charlotte MacFarland has been teaching students the art of theater and encouraging young actors to take risks, both on and off stage. MacFarland’s name has become widely known in Manhattan after one of her

  • Neighbors | November 24, 2014

    Hobby becomes community service for LaGrange

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    Since retiring from the Army, it’s safe to say Col. Gary LaGrange has been a busy bee. He’s also been a bee keeper. LaGrange has 32 bee hives scattered throughout the area, with four hives at Sunset Zoo and another set at Meadowlark Hills

  • Neighbors | November 17, 2014

    Local priest revels in parenthood after arrival of first child

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    Life changes for a father when he becomes a father. The Rev. Patrick Funston of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, who ministers to approximately 200 members, welcomed a baby girl, Eirnín Marjory Funston, into the world on Oct. 19. “She’s my first, and I don’

  • Neighbors | November 10, 2014

    Preparation boosts motorcycle racer

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    Motorcycle racer Drew Jankord always tries his best to be prepared for a day on the track. It’s preparedness, Jankord said, that has helped him win motorcycle races this past year — some big races. Jankord, 26, won five national championships at the Daytona 200 at the

  • Neighbors | November 03, 2014

    Salon owner starts second career with home store

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    Ralph Diaz is trying something new. After owning Gaia Salon since 1999, he sold his share of the business this year to open a new “interior home decor boutique” business, The Winged Lion. “At 55, people think, ‘Oh, you’re crazy,’” he said of starting again. “I

  • Local |Business |Neighbors | October 27, 2014

    Aggieville barber gives up his chair after 50 years

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    When Roger Allerheiligen opened Aggieville barbershop Campus Hairstyling nearly 30 years ago, he made sure that the first haircut he gave was for his then-10-year-old son, Jarod. Last Saturday, Allerheiligen ended his 50 years of experience as a barber in similar fashion, this time by giving

  • Neighbors | October 20, 2014

    Chen takes on bigger role in family business — while taking classes

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    Michael Chen’s family has always followed an unexpected path when pursuing opportunity. That’s one reason the 23-year-old Kansas State University student didn’t hesitate when the opportunity arose to purchase a local restaurant. Chen co-owns Chen’s Chinese, 2704 Anderson Ave., with his parents,

  • Neighbors | October 13, 2014

    Georgia native represents Flint Hills with pride

    It’s the accent that gives Jerri Hager away. Hager, development officer at the Flint Hills Discovery Center, is an Atlanta native, something that’s noticeable in her speech. “I really tried hard the first few months I was here to not let my accent


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