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  • Local | March 21, 2014

    Locals say information cards could help pets in emergencies

    Pet owners sometimes find themselves in emergencies where they can’t provide information about their pets that need care. Claflin Books and Copies is making emergency pet information cards — also known as ICE cards — to address that concern, according to store owner Stormy Kennedy. She

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | March 21, 2014

    Firm suffers $56,000 in losses to thieves

    A thief or thieves stole more than two dozen pieces of equipment from Flint Hills Landscape, 9770 Limerick Lane, causing a loss of more than $56,000, the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office said Thursday. The company reported the theft to the sheriff’s office on Monday and

  • Local |Kansas State University | March 21, 2014

    Power without flowers: K-State grad student designs plant-free garden for festival

    Jessica Canfield is creating a garden half the size of a basketball court without planting a single flower, shrub or seed of grass. Canfield, assistant professor of landscape architecture at Kansas State University, was selected from more than 300 international applicants to bring her synthetic garden

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency |Traffic | March 21, 2014

    Duluth man dies in late-night rollover accident

    A 45-year-old Duluth man died after he was ejected from a vehicle that rolled over two miles east of the Duluth Church on Duluth Road. Ronald L. Shelton was identified as the victim in the accident believed to have happened overnight Tuesday into Wednesday. At 10:15

  • Editorials | March 21, 2014

    K-State back in the Big Dance

    It is a newspaper’s proud and noble role to be rigorously objective, to state the facts, to strike a balance as fair as the scales of justice. Right, well… To heck with that nonsense when it comes to the NCAA basketball tournament! Pardon us

  • Columns | March 21, 2014

    We must keep the sun shining

    Recent news reports that the Obama administration has compiled a dismal record of releasing government documents requested under the U.S. Freedom of Information Act — despite promises to be the most transparent administration in history — have not surprised press advocates who say accessing government information

  • Obituaries | March 21, 2014


    Phyllis Burns Broadie, 84, formerly from Manhattan, died Thursday in Lenexa. She was born on Thanksgiving Day, November 28, 1929, in Ashland, to Stacy and Beulah Burns.  She was the youngest of three children. Phyllis had a B.S. in Home Economics from Kansas State University and

  • Obituaries | March 21, 2014


    Joan Johnson, age 81, of Ogden died Thursday at the Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. She was born on December 20, 1932 in Abilene, the daughter of William and Jennie (Gieber) Hunter. Complete obituary information is pending and will be announced by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz

  • Obituaries | March 21, 2014


    William H. Johnson, 91, of Manhattan, died Thursday at the Meadowlark Hills-Sloan House in Manhattan. He was born on September 3, 1922, in Sidney, Ohio and had been a Manhattan resident since 1970. Additional obituary information and service times will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz

  • Men's Basketball | March 21, 2014

    KSU rides underdog feel into tonight’s matchup


    ST. LOUIS — Anyone who has watched NCAA tournament coverage in the last week might have heard the same thing: The Kentucky-Wichita State matchup will be tough for the Shockers. That approach writes off the season Kansas State has had, and what the Wildcats feel they

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