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Dole Resuming Kansas Homecoming Tour

By associated-press On Wed, 08 Oct 2014 00:40:41

Dole Resuming Kansas Homecoming Tour

Former U.S. Sen. Bob Dole plans to visit his hometown of Russell and other northwest and north-central towns during the next leg of his homecoming tour of all 105 Kansas counties. The 91-year-old Dole lives in Washington, D.C., and is making the trips to greet longtime friends and supporters. ...

 
 

Health Department Director Resigns

By ksal-staff On Tue, 07 Oct 2014 23:57:39

Health Department Director Resigns

The director of the Saline County Health Department unexpectedly resigned Tuesday afternoon. Saline County Commission Chairman Randy Duncan tells KSAL News that Bronson Farmer tendered his resignation mid-afternoon, which the commission accepted. The resignation is effective immediately. Dunca...

 
 

Wind Energy Projects Pick Up Steam in Kansas

By associated-press On Tue, 07 Oct 2014 17:52:41

Wind Energy Projects Pick Up Steam in Kansas

After a slow start to 2014, several wind energy projects in Kansas are under construction and more are planned once utilities have signed contracts to purchase the power they generate. The Wichita Eagle reports the state has nearly 3,000 megawatts of wind energy capacity in 25 wind farms, and fou...

 
 

Tony Orlando at Ike Center

By ksal-staff On Tue, 07 Oct 2014 17:29:37

Tony Orlando at Ike Center

Tony Orlando will be in Abilene this Saturday to sing - and shine a light on U.S. military members as part of President Eisenhower's 124th Birthday Celebration. A longtime advocate for military veterans, Orlando is also a member of the Dwight D. Eisenhower Foundation board of directors. Ties t...

 
 

Congressional Debate Part Of Salina Event

By associated-press On Tue, 07 Oct 2014 17:28:03

Congressional Debate Part Of Salina Event

Republican incumbent Tim Huelskamp and Democratic challenger Jim Sherow are preparing for their first debate in the race for Kansas' 1st Congressional District seat. The two will take part Tuesday night in a candidate forum hosted by the Salina Area Chamber of Commerce and the League of Women Vo...

 
 

Health Department’s Name Officially Changed

By ksal-staff On Tue, 07 Oct 2014 17:17:09

Health Department’s Name Officially Changed

Saline County Commissioners accepted a $1,030 grant for the Saline County health Department, and also officially change the agency's name on Tuesday. Commissioners voted 3 - 0 to accept a Family Planning Grant. The funding will be used to purchase select birth control pills. Commissioner John Pri...

 
 

Harlem Globetrotters Coming To Salina

By ksal-staff On Tue, 07 Oct 2014 16:08:18

Harlem Globetrotters Coming To Salina

The world famous Harlem Globetrotters are coming to Salina. The Globetrotters will bring their family show of basketball and entertainment to Salina on Sunday, February 1st. The Harlem Globetrotters 2015 "Washington Generals Revenge Tour" will stop for a game at the Bicentennial Center. Accor...

 
 

State Fair Has Highest Attendance Since 1998

By associated-press On Tue, 07 Oct 2014 15:14:50

State Fair Has Highest Attendance Since 1998

Kansas State Fair officials say great weather and attractive entertainment acts helped push this year's attendance to its highest level since 1998 and could turn out to be the fourth-largest fair of all time. The total attendance during the 101st year of the fair was announced Monday at 355,329...

 
 

8-Year-Old Killed In Moped Crash

By associated-press On Tue, 07 Oct 2014 12:48:45

8-Year-Old Killed In Moped Crash

Topeka police say an 8-year-old boy riding on the back of a moped has been killed and its driver injured after they collided with a car. Police say Trenton Feliciano was killed Saturday and 34-year-old Marvin Tibbs was hospitalized with life-threatening injuries. They say the lightweight motorbik...

 
 

Same-Sex Marriage Maybe Soon In Kansas

By associated-press On Tue, 07 Oct 2014 12:47:11

Same-Sex Marriage Maybe Soon In Kansas

Same-sex marriage is still not being allowed in Kansas, but that could soon change. The Sedgwick County Courthouse is turning away same-sex couples seeking to get a marriage license in the wake of a U.S. Supreme Court decision that clears the way for such unions. The Saline County Courthouse is d...

 
 
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