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Wichita falconer reunites with golden eagle

By associated-press On Mon, 09 Dec 2013 05:14:49

Wichita falconer reunites with golden eagle

A Wichita falconer has been reunited with his golden eagle. The Wichita Eagle  reports that Nate Mathews has been using birds of prey to hunt for the past decade. He took on the challenge of training a golden eagle named Isaiah in 2011. But a few days before the first hunt, the bird escaped. ...

 
 

Snow, Drizzle Cause Numerous Crashes

By ksal-staff On Sun, 08 Dec 2013 21:44:51

Snow, Drizzle Cause Numerous Crashes

Slick roads cause numerous crashes Sunday, including one involving a Salina fire truck. A fresh round of snow and drizzle has slickened roads across parts of Kansas and Missouri. The wintry precipitation began falling Saturday and continued into Sunday. In Missouri, 1 inch fell at Kansas City ...

 
 

Salina Police Activate Emergency Accident Reporting Plan

By ksal-staff On Sun, 08 Dec 2013 17:01:45

Salina Police Activate Emergency Accident Reporting Plan

Slick streets prompt Salina Police to activate the "Emergency Accident Reporting Plan". According to the department, the "Emergency Accident Reporting Plan” has been implemented due to severe weather and/or hazardous driving conditions as the number of motor vehicle accidents exceeds the Depart...

 
 

Tips for a safer holiday season

By associated-press On Sun, 08 Dec 2013 14:07:46

Tips for a safer holiday season

As you decorate your home for Christmas, the Consumer Product Safety commission has several tips to help you avoid accidents. First rule: Avoid falls by using the proper size ladder for adding decorations. The CPSC says falls were the top cause of 15,000 holiday decorating injuries during Novembe...

 
 

Man arrested after Kansas parole office disturbance

By associated-press On Sun, 08 Dec 2013 13:00:44

Man arrested after Kansas parole office disturbance

A man involved in a disturbance at a state parole office in downtown Wichita is in custody after spending two hours perched outside a second-floor window. The Wichita Eagle  reports that a standoff with authorities ended Friday with the man falling to the sidewalk. Wichita police Lt. E.J. Bastia...

 
 

Oklahoma Earthquake Felt In Kansas

By associated-press On Sun, 08 Dec 2013 03:39:33

Oklahoma Earthquake Felt In Kansas

A magnitude-4.5 earthquake recoded in central Oklahoma by the U.S. Geological Survey has been followed by two smaller earthquakes. No injuries or damage are reported. The USGS says the magnitude-4.5 quake was recorded at 12:10 p.m. Saturday near Arcadia, about 14 miles northeast of Oklahoma Ci...

 
 

Kansas program trains those who help the homeless

By associated-press On Sat, 07 Dec 2013 21:12:50

Kansas program trains those who help the homeless

A Lawrence program that helps the homeless is training its volunteers to detect whether any of the people it's assisting endured trauma as a child. The Lawrence Journal-World reports  it's an initiative of Lawrence Family Promise, which uses churches and their volunteers to house homeless famili...

 
 

WWII Hangar Set For Demolition

By ksal-staff On Sat, 07 Dec 2013 21:06:14

WWII Hangar Set For Demolition

Great Bend is making plans to demolish one World War II-era hangar and to put another on the historic registry. The Hutchinson News  reports that the airfield in Great Bend was among 18 that were part of the war effort in Kansas. It was used to train flight personnel for B-29 bombers. The traini...

 
 

Weight Loss Motivation?

By joan-jerkovich On Sat, 07 Dec 2013 20:38:14

Weight Loss Motivation?

Losing weight has always been a challenge for me. I lose then gain it back in short order and sometimes gain even more back than I lost when I started. Two years ago I worked a plan and got down to my goal weight and kept it off, but the past 4 months I started gaining back what I lost. I know what ...

 
 

Frozen pipe problem leads to Dodge City fire

By associated-press On Sat, 07 Dec 2013 05:30:12

Frozen pipe problem leads to Dodge City fire

An attempt to thaw a frozen pipe turned into a big problem for a southwest Kansas resident. The Dodge City Daily Globe reports  an above-ground water pipe beneath a mobile home froze and broke Thursday afternoon. The resident tried to unfreeze the pipe with a propane burner, but set a fire in...

 
 
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