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AP: Girl trapped in rubble didn't exist

MEXICO CITY (AP) - Hour after excruciating hour, Mexicans were transfixed by dramatic efforts to reach a young girl thought buried in the rubble of a school destroyed by a magnitude 7.1 earthquake. She reportedly wiggled her fingers, told rescuers her name and said there were others trapped near her

CHANUTE TRIBUNE - 2017-09-22 02:37:00

Raising rabbits leads to State Fair purple

A Royster Middle School student doesn't mind being up to his ears in rabbits. Brayden Gough received high placings with rabbit entries in the Kansas State Fair over the weekend. Gough was at the fair Friday, Saturday and Sunday in Hutchinson. He showed three rabbits, viewed other exhibits, saw a co

CHANUTE TRIBUNE - 2017-09-22 02:36:00

Ash Grove Cement announces $3.5 B sale

The North American arm of Ireland-based CRH plc will acquire Ash Grove in a $3.5 billion transaction, Ash Grove Cement Co. announced. Ash Grove's board of directors have unanimously approved the definitive merger agreement. The transaction should close late this year or early 2018, subject to stockh

CHANUTE TRIBUNE - 2017-09-22 02:34:00

Three arrested in Tuesday drug search

During the investigation, officers arrested Deedra Bright for possession of a stimulant, possession of paraphernalia, aggravated endangering a child, interference with a law enforcement officer and destruction of evidence. Courtney Richards was also arrested for possession of a stimulant and posses

CHANUTE TRIBUNE - 2017-09-21 02:25:00

CRDA accepts two downtown buildings as gift from city

The Chanute Regional Development Authority board voted to accept two downtown buildings as a gift from the City of Chanute. The board voted to accept the buildings at 1 and 3 W. Main on Wednesday evening during its monthly meeting, which was moved from its usual day because of schedule conflicts. Th

CHANUTE TRIBUNE - 2017-09-21 02:24:00

'Speakeasy Soiree' fundraiser for Safari Museum Saturday

The theme for this year's Martin and Osa Johnson Safari Museum fundraising gala is "Speakeasy Soiree." It will take place at The Venue on Main this Saturday evening beginning at 6:30 pm. Museum Director Conrad Froehlich said the fundraising effort will help support the 2018 goal to renovate the firs

CHANUTE TRIBUNE - 2017-09-21 02:23:00

Band's reunion to play sounds of 60s, 70s

Part of the attraction of Artist Alley is the reunion of family, friends and former classmates. Add "the music" to the 2017 rendition. The Common Few? is sharing the finale of its 50th year reunion of the Class of 1967 with the community and other younger and older classmates. The garage band organi

CHANUTE TRIBUNE - 2017-09-21 02:15:00

Briefs: Home Savings' Johnson elected to KBA Board

The Kansas Bankers Association (KBA) has announced Jonathon Johnson, president, CEO and bank director for Home Savings Bank in Chanute, has been inducted to the Board of Directors as a Regional Representative. He previously worked at Community National Bank in Chanute for 12 years and at Kendall Sta

CHANUTE TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 01:45:00

Young beekeepers enjoy 'sweet' trip to State Fair

The young beekeepers at Cherry Street Youth Center brought home a second-place prize from the Kansas State Fair Saturday. Honeybees were added to Cherry Street's garden program earlier this year, funded by a grant from the Kansas Honey Producers Association. As part of the obligations for the gran

CHANUTE TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 01:40:00

Repairs scheduled for South Fourth and East Bond

Crews will be working with Kansas Gas Services to repair a section of pavement at the intersection of South Fourth and East Bond streets starting Monday. Fourth Street will be closed to southbound traffic at East Crawford Street. Weather permitting, the repairs are expected to be completed within tw

SALINA JOURNAL - 2017-09-19 21:54:38

USD 503 board hears about problem with alternative school

A Parsons school board member spoke about problems with the Project Alternative School's location for this year during a Monday meeting. USD 503 Board of Education member Joan Thompson, who is the district's representative on the Tri-County Interlocal board, addressed the concern for the rest of the

PARSONS SUN - 2017-09-22 02:36:00

Veterans group helps buy new van

The Disabled American Veterans, a nonprofit charity, provides support for all generations of veterans in accessing benefits they earned, such as health care, education, disability and connecting them with meaningful employment. Around 1,300 DAV chapters exist across the U.S., including one in Parson

PARSONS SUN - 2017-09-22 02:34:00

Pai: Students' horizons are unlimited

In fact, the 1990 graduate of Parsons High School was named chairman of the FCC this year. "Earlier this year, in March, I had been on the commission a number of years, but the White House was trying to figure out, 'Who do we want to lead this agency going forward?' and I got a call saying, 'The pre

PARSONS SUN - 2017-09-22 01:44:00

Firm to create preliminary plans for dog shelter

The city staff has referred to it as an animal shelter, but a local veterinarian calls the future facility a dog pound. Whatever its name, the Parsons City Commission during a regular meeting on Tuesday approved a $3,000 agreement for a preliminary engineering report for the facility. The work to be

PARSONS SUN - 2017-09-20 22:19:00

It's a Wrap: 2017 Toronto Film Festival produces some real winners

The 2017 edition of the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) has unspooled its last film for the year, and held its final press conference, while different juries have decided on what they considered best films and the folks manning the ballot boxes have tallied the final counts as far as what

SALINA JOURNAL - 2017-09-19 18:07:10

KEYC - Garage Destroyed, Home Severely Damaged By Fire In Rural Estherv

A home in rural Estherville is severely damaged in a house fire. Crews responded just after 5 last night to a fire that began in the garage of a home on 190th Street. Firefighters say the homeowners were able to escape safely without injury. According to officials, the garage is a total loss and the

KEYC - 2017-09-21 17:13:00

KEYC - Charges: 'Super Drunk' Minnesota Man Ran From Fatal Crash

A Minneapolis man who a friend described as "super drunk" is charged in a weekend car crash that killed his 20-year-old girlfriend. Twenty-one-year-old Michael Campbell appeared Thursday in Hennepin County court on two counts of criminal vehicular homicide. Bail was set at $250,000 without condition

KEYC - 2017-09-21 23:54:00

Aldi reopens expanded, updated Mankato store

MANKATO - The parking lot was filling up fast Thursday morning as the expanded and remodeled Aldi grocery story reopened for business after closing in early August. Shoppers found a store with much wider aisles, less of a warehouse look, expanded offerings, particularly in the produce, dairy and bak

MANKATO FREE PRESS - 2017-09-21 15:36:00

North Mankato comment policy still controversial after two months

NORTH MANKATO - Only a month remains before the end of the North Mankato City Council's 90-day trial of some recent public comment restrictions, and it's unclear whether the council will continue its newfound approach. At least one council member has publicly opposed the shift in the city's public c

MANKATO FREE PRESS - 2017-09-20 21:38:00

Girls soccer | Century, Mankato West can't find net

Sometimes a tie feels like a win. That was the case on Thursday for the Century girls soccer team. The Panthers have just two wins this season, but they battled Mankato West to a 0-0 tie. West is ranked No. 6 in the state in Class A. "We played them pretty well," said Century coach Karen LaDue. "Thi

POST-BULLETIN - 2017-09-22 03:37:33