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  • Arts & Leisure | March 23, 2014

    Acting bug led to K-State grad saving lives on TV

    A K-State graduate is swimming her way onto TV screens all over the country in a series about sea, air and fire rescue operations. Lydia Hull plays Lily Maddox on the syndicated show “SAF3,” (pronounced “safe”). She said she’s enjoying working on a series

  • Gardening | March 23, 2014

    Nitrogen fertilizer use provides benefits for perennial flowers


    Plants that come back year after year may need nitrogen fertilizer on occasion. Visual symptoms will help determine plant needs. Light green to yellowish foliage plants from last year’s season will probably benefit from a nitrogen-containing fertilizer at this time of the year. Established

  • Local |Business | March 23, 2014

    Sheraton joins national shoe drive

    Four Points by Sheraton is joining Dando Amor for its National Shoes for Love shoe drive. Dando Amor is a non-profit charity dedicated to blessing the lives of children throughout the world. Shoes are being accepted throughout March for all sizes and in any shape.

  • Local |Business | March 23, 2014

    Yoga For Life adds massage therapist

    Yoga For Life announced the addition of Chauntelle Woods as an in-house massage therapist. Chauntelle graduated from Everest College in Washington state in 2008. She specializes in spa modalities and sport massages. With almost seven years of practice in the health and wellness industry, she has

  • Local |Business | March 23, 2014

    Sunflower Bank hires senior vice president

    Sunflower Bank has hired Terry Harts to the position of senior vice president and market president regional director of the bank’s central Kansas region, including the Junction City, Manhattan, McPherson and Salina markets. Harts possesses over 30 years experience in the financial industry, most recently

  • Local |Business | March 23, 2014

    Local insurance agency receives award

    The Farmers Alliance Companies in McPherson announced that Al Langton Insurance, Inc., in Manhattan has been named a Farmers Alliance Advantage Agent for 2014. To qualify as an advantage agent, an agency must exhibit superior professionalism and profitability over five consecutive years. Advantage agents are recognized

  • Local |Business | March 23, 2014

    Pawnee Mental Health receives $1,000 award

    The Tower Mental Health Foundation awarded $30,000 to the Association of Community Mental Health Centers of Kansas to fund staff training in the Youth Mental Health First Aid Program. Pawnee Mental Health Services received $1,000 of the funding from the state association. Youth Mental Health First Aid

  • Arts & Leisure | March 23, 2014

    Kenya Safari Acrobats, SpringDance, ‘Annie’

    TODAY Read to Dogs, 2-4 p.m. Read to a certified therapy dog. The dogs have been trained to listen, and they help children relax while reading. Manhattan Public Library Storytime Room.     MONDAY   Artist Talk with Photographer Dan Estabrook, 5:30 p.m. Mark

  • Arts & Leisure | March 23, 2014

    Woodworker builds custom European cabinets in rural Kansas

    A business executive and his wife are building their dream home. For the kitchen, they prepare to order fancy cabinets from Italy. But instead, they decide to make a change. They end up with beautiful cabinets for less money by sourcing those cabinets from an

  • Columns | March 23, 2014

    Right or wrong, Putin is an opportunist

    Russia’s annexation of Crimea is not just a case of Vladimir Putin deciding one day to send troops in and make it part of Russia. That is part of what happened, but as an explanation, it is simplistic.  Putin has his own agenda,

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