Two of Tricia Holliday’s lifelong dreams have become a reality because of education opportunities in Manhattan: teaching students with special needs and cheerleading at K-State. Holliday, a K-State graduate, began her first semester as a speech language pathologist at .
On any given day, Chris Wilson may be selling real estate, practicing law, planning a wedding or kissing llamas — and some days she does all of the above. Though her interests seem unrelated, Wilson said each one is an offshoot .
Dan Peters had a vision that some people just didn’t understand. Peters, 55, is the owner and operator of Tuttle Puddle Tours. He conducts tours on a duck boat, an amphibious vehicle that can drive on land and “swim” in .
Delivering Manhattan-Ogden students to school every day was a much better part-time job option than delivering pizzas late at night to college students, Erik Prohaska said. Prohaska is the Manhattan-Ogden school district’s new assistant director of transportation and will .
Tattoo artist Cody Bader has evolved from a student to a master. Bader learned his trade as an apprentice under the guidance of Robert Black at Stray Cat Tattoo, which recently closed in Aggieville. Now 27-year-old Bader runs his own .
The home office of Harry Manges, a retired K-State agricultural engineering professor, has many items that show his life’s work. There are things picked up from his overseas travels as a lecturer, plaques from his involvement with Kiwanis and .
Following decades of spotty upkeep, the trees and hedges of Valley View Memorial Gardens were nothing short of overgrown — so much so that the cemetery’s centerpiece, a roughly 10-foot-tall statue of Jesus, was barely visible amid the foliage. That’.
Mary Ubel is uniquely qualified for her job. Ubel, who holds a master’s degree in English from K-State, recently became the sole owner of a bookstore in a small converted house on Highway 177. The bookstore used to be part .
As one of only a few botanical illustrators in the state of Kansas, Gail Selfridge traces a fine line between art and science. Selfridge has devoted most of her career to creating technically accurate illustrations to be published alongside scientific .
Sometimes, people are faced with major existential questions, such as: What’s the true meaning of life? Does God exist? Are you a dog or cat person? Regarding the last question, Amy Hanson said she likes dogs, but she’s .
Throughout his life, Woody Shoemaker says his work has always been about serving others. After serving in the Navy SEALs during the Vietnam War and serving in Christian ministry for about 30 years, Shoemaker now lives in Manhattan and owns At .
FLUSH — Last week, the week before celebrating his 50th anniversary as a priest, Father Earl Dekat had dinner with the pastor and a group of parishioners from St. Bernard Catholic Church in Wamego, where he preaches every other Sunday. .
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