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  • Manhattan woman set to receive national 4-H honor

    After nearly 60 years working with children in her area, Ann Domsch is set to be recognized for serving others. Domsch, who turns 81 in January, will be inducted into the National 4-H Hall of Fame on Friday for her lifetime achievements .

  • Couple navigating life, and rivers, together

    A great adventure could be right in your backyard. Frank Bouchard and Kerry Regan spend a lot of their time in the outdoors. Most weekends find them hiking, biking or kayaking. Recently they’ve found ways to share their love .

  • Single mother works to shed stigma while attending K-State

    When Jordan Rinner got pregnant unexpectedly six years ago, she felt like she had to choose between being a mother and being a college student. She ultimately chose both. But not right away. Initially, Rinner said she decided to drop .

  • Friends take to the streets with new restaurant

    A good partnership is about compatibility more than agreeability. But when you own a food establishment like Josh Deal and Charlie Strathman, owners of Streetside Kitchen, a new non-mobile food truck, agreeing on foods does help. While waiting on Strathman .

  • In cheering, helping others, K-State grad fulfills 2 lifelong dreams

    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 .

  • Wilson enjoys her many roles — all of them ag-related

    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 .

  • Boat tours suit retired Navy officer’s gift of gab

    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 .

  • Man glad he chose delivering kids over delivering pizza

    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 .

  • Art school dropout a master of ink at his tattoo shop

    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 .

  • Manhattan man to toss first pitch at NBC World Series Neighbor.mercury

    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 .

  • Couple starts new undertaking with cemetery Neighbor.mercury

    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’.

  • A new chapter for woman who bought bookstore Neighbor.mercury

    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 .


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