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KDWPT Laying off 75 Employees

By associated-press On Mon, 23 Dec 2013 18:50:22

KDWPT Laying off 75 Employees

Dozens of seasonal employees at the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism were laid off the week before Christmas. Department spokesman Ron Kaufman said Monday 75 seasonal KDWPT employees were told last week that their last day of work for the department was Friday. He said they'd rece...

 
 

Kansas Sees Increase in Dairy Production

By associated-press On Mon, 23 Dec 2013 18:40:07

Kansas Sees Increase in Dairy Production

The U.S. Department of Agriculture says milk production from Kansas dairies was up last month. The USDA says milk production from Kansas dairies totaled 244 million pounds in November, that a 7.5 percent increase from the same month last year. The production per cow averaged 1,810 pounds, up 4...

 
 

Spend Holiday with Abusive Parents?

By joan-jerkovich On Mon, 23 Dec 2013 17:48:09

Spend Holiday with Abusive Parents?

My parents were so abusive to us children growing up, that my siblings and I have decided to cut them out of our lives. We don’t plan to spend Christmas, or any time with them during the holidays, but they don’t get it. They continue to deny how physically and emotionally abusive they were to us...

 
 

Jewelry Stolen from Home

By ksal-staff On Mon, 23 Dec 2013 16:26:31

Jewelry Stolen from Home

Salina Police are investigating a residential burglary. According to Captain Mike Sweeney, officers were sent to a home in the 100 block of E. Beloit after someone entered the house and removed numerous pieces of jewelry. Police say sometime between November 20th and December 19th, someone sto...

 
 

Police Cancel Emergency Accident Reporting Plan

By ksal-staff On Mon, 23 Dec 2013 16:16:39

Police Cancel Emergency Accident Reporting Plan

Heavy snowfall in Salina over the weekend prompted the activation of the Emergency Accident Reporting Plan by Salina Police from 2pm on Saturday until 9:30am Monday morning. According to Police Captain Mike Sweeney, snowy and slick conditions played a role in 21 accidents around the city during t...

 
 

St. John’s Seeks To Split Lawsuit

By associated-press On Mon, 23 Dec 2013 13:04:21

St. John’s Seeks To Split Lawsuit

A Salina military academy wants to split up a federal lawsuit by 11 former cadets alleging the school fostered a culture of abuse. Lawyers for St. John's Military School argue in a recent filing the defense would be harmed by failure to hold 11 separate trials. The motion contends each ex-cadet's...

 
 

Ex-Kansas Labor Chief Joins Wind Group

By associated-press On Mon, 23 Dec 2013 12:55:51

Ex-Kansas Labor Chief Joins Wind Group

Former Kansas Labor Secretary Karin Brownlee has been named by a group of business and civic leaders as the spokeswoman for its efforts to promote wind energy. Kansans for Wind Energy says Brownlee will travel across the state to meet with grassroots supporters. The group's director, Richard M...

 
 

Woman Sets Herself On Fire

By associated-press On Mon, 23 Dec 2013 12:50:31

Woman Sets Herself On Fire

Wichita police say a woman has been hospitalized after she set herself on fire in a store parking lot. The woman bought material inside a Lowe's store before she set herself on fire Sunday evening. Several people tried to help the woman, whose identity wasn't released. Police said the woma...

 
 

Historic Dodge City home to house farm workers

By associated-press On Mon, 23 Dec 2013 04:24:15

Historic Dodge City home to house farm workers

A historic but rundown home built by one of Dodge City's earliest sheriffs is getting new life as residence, this time for low-income farm workers. The Dodge City Daily Globe reports a Hutchinson-based group called Interfaith Housing Services has renovated the home built in 1880 by George Hinkle....

 
 

Adoptive father injured in Kansas shooting dies

By associated-press On Mon, 23 Dec 2013 04:21:20

Adoptive father injured in Kansas shooting dies

An adoptive father has died from injuries suffered in a double shooting that killed his wife and led to criminal charges against the couple's son. The Wichita Eagle reports that Sedgwick County Sheriff Jeff Easter has confirmed that 48-year-old Roger Bluml died Saturday morning. Bluml had been ho...

 
 
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