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Local Love: Rachel + Dyllan

From Rachel: When we first met, Dyllan asked me for coffee, and I actually turned him down! A few months later, he asked me to go to a small Morgan Wallen concert at the fairgrounds, and I’m so glad I decided to go. We had an amazing time, found out how much we had in…

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Local Love: Katie + Ryan

From Katie: Ryan and I met online in 2018. He surprised me by picking up the phone and calling me to ask me out to dinner. I remember thinking, why is this guy calling me? No one talks on the phone today. I was so nervous to pick up the phone.  We agreed to meet…

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Local Love: Marleigh + Elijah

From Marleigh: We met in the fall of 2021 at Lincoln Christian University, the college that we both attended. After a few conversations between Elijah and I at the coffee shop that he had been working at, he asked me on a date. One date turned into two, which turned into three… well, you know.…

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Local Love: Madalyn + Chase

From Madalyn: The year was 2017 and I had just moved to Kansas City after college hoping for a new beginning. To my dismay, the job market for my field of work was not hot and after months of applying for jobs in the Kansas City area, I reluctantly decided to apply for jobs elsewhere,…

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Local Love: Kellie + Gates

From Kellie: Our story began when Gates and I met in Spanish class during our Sophomore year at Quincy Senior High School. Our first conversation was through the archaic way of passing handwritten notes back and forth during class. I was immediately intrigued by this shaggy-haired boy that wrote in cursive, had an interesting middle…

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