mcphersonsentinel.com http://www.mcphersonsentinel.com/apps/pbcs.dll/section mcphersonsentinel.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:31:14 +0000 Ag minute: Disaster assistance programs open for enrollment http://www.mcphersonsentinel.com/article/20140417/NEWS/140419324?rssfeed=true Thu, 17 Apr 2014 09:22:22 +0000 http://www.mcphersonsentinel.com/article/20140417/NEWS/140419324

"We implemented these programs in record time and kept our commitment to begin sign-up today," said Agriculture Secretary Vilsack. "To ensure enrollment goes as smoothly as possible, dedicated staff in over 2,000 Farm Service Agency offices across the [...]]]>
Friday's weather http://www.mcphersonsentinel.com/article/20140417/NEWS/140419325?rssfeed=true Thu, 17 Apr 2014 09:15:23 +0000 http://www.mcphersonsentinel.com/article/20140417/NEWS/140419325
  • Friday Mostly sunny, with a high near 70. Breezy, with a south wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph.

  • Friday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 51. South wind 14 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

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    Event fo the day: See 'Wichita' http://www.mcphersonsentinel.com/article/20140417/NEWS/140419404?rssfeed=true Thu, 17 Apr 2014 09:00:00 +0000 http://www.mcphersonsentinel.com/article/20140417/NEWS/140419404 "Wichita" will be showing at 7:30 p.m. tonight at the McPherson Opera House.

    This movie is set in Wichita, in 1882, and was shot in Cowtown and in the Flint Hills. It's about a mysterious fugitive seeking revenge who is led to Wichita, where there's more happening than meets the eye.  A mystery is uncovered and finally solved. 
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    What's for dinner: Apple graham dessert http://www.mcphersonsentinel.com/article/20140417/NEWS/140419488?rssfeed=true Thu, 17 Apr 2014 09:00:00 +0000 http://www.mcphersonsentinel.com/article/20140417/NEWS/140419488

    Ingredients



    • 6 whole cinnamon graham crackers

    • 1 cup applesauce

    • 1 cup whipped topping

    • Chopped walnuts, optional




    Directions



    • Place one graham cracker on a serving plate. Spread with 2 heaping tablespoons of applesauce. Repeat layers, ending with applesauce. Spread the whipped topping over top and sides. Sprinkle with [...]]]> Area highlights http://www.mcphersonsentinel.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419392?rssfeed=true Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:30:35 +0000 http://www.mcphersonsentinel.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419392
      At 6:55 a.m. Tuesday, officers took a report of a stolen trailer.

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      At 8:49 a.m. Tuesday, officers took a report of theft of gasoline from KAPS West in the amount of $113.

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      At 9:20 a.m. Tuesday, an officer responded to a report of an abandoned vehicle at the water park. [...]]]>
      Ag minute: Strawberries survived winter http://www.mcphersonsentinel.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419406?rssfeed=true Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:18:44 +0000 http://www.mcphersonsentinel.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419406  
      Most home gardeners know strawberries as a perennial plant that survives for many years but some commercial growers in the region are [...]]]>
      Thursday's weather http://www.mcphersonsentinel.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419410?rssfeed=true Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:16:25 +0000 http://www.mcphersonsentinel.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419410
    • Thursday A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly between 11am and 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 56. North northeast wind 9 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

    • Thursday Night A 20 percent chance of rain before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 37. East northeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming south southeast after midnight.

    ]]> Oscar Pistorius trial: Defense tries to build case as adjournment nears http://www.mcphersonsentinel.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419424?rssfeed=true Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:00:00 +0000 http://www.mcphersonsentinel.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419424 Opera House to show Kansas-based movie http://www.mcphersonsentinel.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419414?rssfeed=true Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:12:20 +0000 By Carla Barber Staff Writer http://www.mcphersonsentinel.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419414 Kansas students use imagination to solve problems http://www.mcphersonsentinel.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419415?rssfeed=true Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:09:03 +0000 By Josh Arnett Staff Writer http://www.mcphersonsentinel.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419415 Scarecrows: Multi-purpose garden art http://www.mcphersonsentinel.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419417?rssfeed=true Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:06:27 +0000 By Carla Barber Staff Writer http://www.mcphersonsentinel.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419417 County approves roof repairs http://www.mcphersonsentinel.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419418?rssfeed=true Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:05:19 +0000 http://www.mcphersonsentinel.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419418 A-LERT Roof Systems will be doing the repairs.
    The commission also approved hiring two people for the motor vehicle office and had a work session.
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    Coming in print http://www.mcphersonsentinel.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419419?rssfeed=true Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:03:52 +0000 http://www.mcphersonsentinel.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419419 Coming Thursday
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    Pro-Russian insurgents seize armored vehicles in Ukraine http://www.mcphersonsentinel.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419425?rssfeed=true Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:00:00 +0000 http://www.mcphersonsentinel.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419425 If filed, Malaysia Airlines plane lawsuits might not get heard in US http://www.mcphersonsentinel.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419426?rssfeed=true Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:22:53 +0000 http://www.mcphersonsentinel.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419426 What's for dinner: Cranberry appetizer meatballs http://www.mcphersonsentinel.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419490?rssfeed=true Wed, 16 Apr 2014 09:00:00 +0000 http://www.mcphersonsentinel.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419490

    Ingredients



    • 2 eggs, lightly beaten

    • 1 cup dry bread crumbs

    • 1/3 cup minced fresh parsley

    • 1/3 cup ketchup

    • 2 tablespoons finely chopped onion

    • 2 tablespoons soy sauce

    • 2 garlic cloves, minced

    • 1/2 teaspoon salt

    • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

    • 2 pounds ground beef


    CRANBERRY SAUCE:

    • 1 can [...]]]> Event of the day: Visit the library http://www.mcphersonsentinel.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419564?rssfeed=true Wed, 16 Apr 2014 09:00:00 +0000 http://www.mcphersonsentinel.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419564 Join the McPherson Public Library at 214 W. Marlin for Coffee & Cookie Day to celebrate National Library Week.


      Coffee and cookies will be available all day as well as a display about those who work at the library. [...]]]>
      Morning Jolt: 292 missing in South Korea ferry disaster http://www.mcphersonsentinel.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419440?rssfeed=true Wed, 16 Apr 2014 08:58:42 +0000 http://www.mcphersonsentinel.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419440 A ferry carrying 459 people, mostly high school students on an overnight trip to a tourist island, sank off South Korea's southern coast on Wednesday, leaving nearly 300 people missing despite a frantic, hours-long rescue by dozens of ships and helicopters. At least four people were confirmed dead and 55 injured. The high number of people unaccounted for — likely trapped in the ship or floating in the ocean — raised fears that the death toll could rise drastically, making it one [...]]]> Today in the News: Sub dives again in search of missing plane http://www.mcphersonsentinel.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419492?rssfeed=true Tue, 15 Apr 2014 19:00:00 +0000 http://www.mcphersonsentinel.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419492 News to know

      A robotic submarine looking for the lost Malaysian jet began its second mission Tuesday after cutting short its first because the ocean waters where it was sent were too deep, officials said. Monday's planned 16-hour search lasted just six and none of the data collected by the U.S. Navy's Bluefin 21 submarine [...]]]> Business update: GM sales eyed for impact of ignition switch recall http://www.mcphersonsentinel.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419483?rssfeed=true Tue, 15 Apr 2014 17:00:00 +0000 http://www.mcphersonsentinel.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419483 mcphersonsentinel.com http://www.mcphersonsentinel.com/apps/pbcs.dll/section mcphersonsentinel.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:31:14 +0000 mcphersonsentinel.com http://www.mcphersonsentinel.com/apps/pbcs.dll/section mcphersonsentinel.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:31:14 +0000