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  • Local |Neighbors | February 16, 2015

    Trainer back in the saddle after accident


    Tucked away on a winding gravel road just outside of Manhattan is a white barn outfitted with a riding arena, nine horses and just as many barn cats. The property is home to Clearwater Training Stables. Its owner, Rebecca Snavely, took a moment last week

  • Neighbors | February 09, 2015

    Minister finds purpose in funerals for those without ‘church home’


    Retired pastor Ben Duerfeldt has officiated 863 funerals in his 60-year career. A former pastor with the First Christian Church in Manhattan, Duerfeldt, 81, is now a go-to celebrant for those who aren’t members of a church. “Most of the funerals I have, incidentally, are for

  • Neighbors | February 02, 2015

    Cataloging memories after 31 years in KSU special collections


    After 31 years of documenting K-State history, Tony Crawford, the university’s first archivist, understandably struggles to pick a favorite era or research collection. “That’s hard when people ask me that,” he said. “I don’t think I can pinpoint one.” Crawford is officially retired

  • Neighbors | January 26, 2015

    Artist, former teacher found his calling with stained glass


    When Maury Berggren was a kid, he was told he’d never be a farmer. “I had a disease, and they said, ‘You will never be a farmer. You are not going to work that hard,’ ” Berggren said. So Berggren started working with his hands.

  • Neighbors | January 19, 2015

    Local musician composes song for ‘50 Shades of Grey’


    Local musician Scott Senn has been a lifelong performer, but on Valentine’s Day, one of the biggest gigs of his career will be in a major motion picture. The movie “50 Shades of Grey” will feature a song Senn wrote for the production. Senn, 52, of

  • Neighbors | January 12, 2015

    Aggieville gig just part of Harms’ involvement in the community


    Rod Harms wanted to be a part of the community. He became the Aggieville Business Association executive director in September. Harms is also the president of the Civitas Group, a development company involved in restoration and erosion projects, building straw bale homes and finding new

  • Neighbors | January 05, 2015

    Pastor helps women exit sex industry


    Deb Kluttz has a sign printed on white paper, taped abover her desk, that says “love out loud.” Her love for the Lord and people are what motivate her each day, she says. “It’s hard to say you love the Lord if you don’

  • Local |Business |Neighbors | December 29, 2014

    Local doctor uses balloon instead of scalpel to treat vascular disease


    Dr. Raymond Dattilo of Manhattan is working to save lives by saving limbs. Dattilo focuses his practice, Flint Hills Heart, Vascular and Vein Clinic, on treatment for critical limb ischemia, a form of peripheral arterial disease where there is a severe blockage in a patient’

  • Neighbors | December 22, 2014

    K-State woman has a leg up on fellow writing students: a published novel


    Whitney Horn is unlike most students Daniel Hoyt sees in his creative writing classes. Horn, a sophomore at K-State, has already written a novel and gotten it published. Horn’s book, “No Right Answers,” is a novel about Asta, her two best friends and 10 other

  • Neighbors | December 15, 2014

    Chance to work with elephants drives student in competition


    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,”

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