PrattTribune - Pratt, KS
Updated Oct 17, 2015 at 11:46 AM

Sixteen children and a handful of their mothers found the only door to their library room blocked by a man who held hunting knives in each hand as he screamed, "I’m going to kill some people!"Dustin Brown, 19, specifically wanted to kill children Tuesday at Morton Public Library in Morton, Illinois, he said after the would-be victims escaped safely.

Posted Oct 17, 2015 at 9:00 AM

Market 54, located at 1115 W. Highway 54, will turn its parking lot into a "junk and gems" flea market from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 24.

Posted Oct 17, 2015 at 8:45 AM

The Silver Haired Legislature, which advocates for senior citizens, will again urge the Kansas Legislature to legalize marijuana for medical purposes.

Posted Oct 17, 2015 at 8:00 AM

The traffic cones are down. After months of work on a U.S. 54 project east of Pratt to change from two lanes to four that was supposed to be finished a year ago, all four lanes of the expansion are finally open.

Updated Oct 16, 2015 at 2:09 PM

(NewsUSA) - NewsusaInfographic - Millennials are so financially...

Updated Oct 16, 2015 at 2:01 PM

A second attempt to get an oversized load from South Main onto West First Street was delayed Oct. 16 when a trailer mechanical malfunction forced the truck to pull back onto North Main and park. The problem was later resolved and the...

Updated Oct 16, 2015 at 1:58 PM

LONDON (AP) " The World Health Organization says there were two new cases of Ebola in Guinea this week, ending two consecutive weeks in West Africa when no cases of the devastating disease were reported.

Updated Oct 16, 2015 at 1:56 PM

AMHERST, Mass. (AP) " A Massachusetts college has changed all the speed limit signs on campus to honor a retired mathematics professor who spent his career fascinated by the number 17.

Updated Oct 16, 2015 at 1:53 PM

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) " The ubiquitous handicapped symbol that marks parking spaces, building entrances and restrooms around the world is getting an update, a modernization that emphasizes ability rather than disability.

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