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  • Neighbors | March 24, 2014

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

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    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 Girls Club Youth of the

  • Neighbors | March 17, 2014

    Soldier and his wife cope with tumor diagnosis

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    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 a brain tumor late last

  • Neighbors | March 03, 2014

    Lundquist can’t stay away from fire department

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    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 in March 1997. During his career,

  • Local |Kansas State University |Neighbors | February 24, 2014

    K-State performer says she trains like an athlete

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    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 and basketball games. Meis, a

  • Neighbors | February 17, 2014

    Maintenance man honored with street name

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    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 for Countryside Parks (formerly Countryside

  • Neighbors | February 10, 2014

    New 4-H and youth extension agent believes it takes a village

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    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 that. “If you want youth

  • Neighbors | February 03, 2014

    Couple loves to share designs

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    Every business needs its hook. For Box Lab, Chris and Marci Spaw decided to have several hooks. One of them comes into play when people walk into the architecture firm on 407 Poyntz Ave. The showroom offers a look at what people could put into their

  • Neighbors | January 27, 2014

    Grad student wants to use degree to help addicts

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    Kristy Soloski is a Ph.D. student at Kansas State University in human ecology. She decided to focus her degree on drug abuse because of some family members. “Substance abuse is something that is near and dear to my heart,” she said. “I’ve had

  • Neighbors | January 20, 2014

    Freelance poster artist a presence in Aggieville

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    Anyone exploring Manhattan’s local music scene might have noticed the whimsical work of Keegan Hudspeth hanging in several Aggieville store windows. Hudspeth, 27, is a freelance poster artist who currently creates material for Aggie Central Station. He also designed the art for Aggiefest 2013 – Aggieville’s

  • Neighbors | January 13, 2014

    Adaptability helped doctor in practice, life

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    Part of Dr. Rahila Andrews’ job in occupational medicine is to help people transition back into the workplace. She helps patients deal with workplace injuries, working them through physical or occupational therapy to get them back in the swing of things. “I like seeing people


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