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Proposal Would Purge 34K Prospective Voters

By associated-press On Sun, 23 Aug 2015 13:15:39

Proposal Would Purge 34K Prospective Voters

Opponents of a proposed regulation to purge the names of more than 34,000 prospective voters will protest at public hearing next month, but concede there is little else they can do. Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach is pushing an administrative rule that would allow him to throw out any incom...

 
 

Kansas Democrats Regrouping After Resignation

By associated-press On Sun, 23 Aug 2015 13:14:06

Kansas Democrats Regrouping After Resignation

The resignation of the Kansas Democratic Party's chairman has thrown the party's mid-year convention into flux. The "DemoFest" convention began Friday in Wichita just hours after the resignation of Larry Meeker. He stepped down amid a backlash over comments he made about rebranding the state part...

 
 

Geologist: Earthquakes Linked to Saltwater Injection

By associated-press On Sun, 23 Aug 2015 13:12:13

Geologist: Earthquakes Linked to Saltwater Injection

A scientist with the Kansas Geological Survey says an increase in earthquakes in two Kansas counties is linked to saltwater injection from oil and natural gas drilling. The agency has said in the past that there was a "reasonable probability" that injection wells were linked to an uptick in earth...

 
 

Juvenile Killed In Utility Vehicle Crash

By ksal-staff On Sun, 23 Aug 2015 13:04:54

Juvenile Killed In Utility Vehicle Crash

A UTV accident Saturday morning south of Russell killed a juvenile and injured another. According to the Russell County Sheriff's Office, at approximately 10:37 AM Saturday, Russell County 911 Dispatch received a report of an injury accident. The accident occurred in a pasture south of Russell...

 
 

Salinans Hurt In Crash in Wichita

By ksal-staff On Sun, 23 Aug 2015 12:55:54

Salinans Hurt In Crash in Wichita

Three people from Salina were among four people hurt in a two-vehicle crash in Wichita Saturday evening. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, 57-year-old Randolph Kibler of Salina was driving a 2002 Saturn, headed east on Kansas Highway 96. His car was hit by a 2014 Ford Focus driven by 71-yea...

 
 

KWU Hosting “Howl at the Moon” Event

By ksal-staff On Sun, 23 Aug 2015 11:00:37

KWU Hosting “Howl at the Moon” Event

Everyone in Salina is invited to Kansas Wesleyan University on Monday evening for the Coyotes' Howl at the Moon Pep Rally on the campus quad. The free rally, which starts at 6:30, will be hosted by President Matt Thompson and Athletic Director Mike Hermann. Each of the 23 KWU sports teams will be...

 
 

“Battle of the Badges” Begins Monday

By ksal-staff On Sat, 22 Aug 2015 13:52:26

“Battle of the Badges” Begins Monday

Donors from around the area can participate in the "Battle of the Badges" beginning Monday.  Salina Firefighters and Salina Police Officers are squaring off, seeing which agency can donate the most blood. The "Battle of the Badges" blood drive is going on Monday through Wednesday. According to t...

 
 

Leawood Businessman Named Kansas Commerce Secretary

By associated-press On Fri, 21 Aug 2015 21:39:51

Leawood Businessman Named Kansas Commerce Secretary

Gov. Sam Brownback has named a Leawood businessman as the state's secretary of commerce. Brownback's office said in a release Friday that George Hansen has been named secretary of commerce, replacing Pat George, who retired last month. Hansen's appointment requires confirmation by the Kansas S...

 
 

Hutchinson Inmate to Stand Trial For Attack on Guard

By associated-press On Fri, 21 Aug 2015 21:37:12

Hutchinson Inmate to Stand Trial For Attack on Guard

A judge has ruled that a 43-year-old inmate at the Hutchinson Correctional Facility will stand trial for an attack on a corrections officer. The Hutchinson News reports that Reno County District Judge Joseph McCarville on Thursday ordered Corey Jeffery to stand trial for attempted capital murder ...

 
 

$2.7 Million Grant For Public Access on Private Lands

By ksal-staff On Fri, 21 Aug 2015 20:52:16

$2.7 Million Grant For Public Access on Private Lands

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has awarded $20 million in grants to 15 states, including Kansas, to improve and increase wildlife habitat and public access for recreational opportunities on privately-owned and operated farm, ranch and forest lands. The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and...

 
 
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