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  • Local |Business | March 24, 2014

    $1M Powerball ticket sold in northeast Kansas

    A $1 million Powerball ticket was sold in northeast Kansas for the March 22 drawing, according to the Kansas Lottery. The lucky ticket matched the first five numbers, but not the Powerball, in Saturday’s drawing. The winning numbers in Saturday’s drawing are 13-28-31-55

  • Local |Education | March 23, 2014

    Rock Creek senior scores home run with exit project


    He did indeed build it, and people did, indeed, come. He’s also heard plenty of “Field of Dreams” references in the past year. Ryan Schneider went beyond the requirements of his senior exit project for Rock Creek High School this year and built a

  • Local | March 23, 2014

    Program to help manage flood risk

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Friday announced a pilot project to help Manhattan property owners manage flood risks. The project is intended to help those in the Big Blue River floodplain use tools such as home elevations, flood-proofing and — possibly — buyouts, according

  • Local |Business | March 23, 2014

    Drought means higher food costs

    Many of your favorite products at the grocery store are going to cost more, says Glynn Tonsor, associate professor of agricultural economics at Kansas State University. “When consumers walk in the grocery store, they are going to have to continue to juggle what they put

  • Local | March 23, 2014

    Aiming for state tournament at 4-H shooting competition


    Shooting sports are growing in popularity with Kansas 4-H clubs, and Saturday’s turnout for the Riley/Pottawatomie County 4-H Straight Shooters’ match at Pottorf Hall showed just how popular they’ve become. Nancy Becker, coordinator for the Straight Shooters and event organizer, said the

  • Local |Business | March 23, 2014

    Cox customers experience outage

    Cox Cable subscribers in Manhattan and other parts of the state experienced a particular kind of March Madness on Saturday night when a video outage left them without NCAA basketball and other TV programs for several hours. The problem caused a frozen picture on nearly

  • 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

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