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Celebrating Books, Learning

By jeff-garretson On Wed, 07 May 2014 19:27:24

Celebrating Books, Learning

As the digital wave continues to wash into every area of life, staff at the Salina Public Library have embraced new technology and kept a human touch in helping patrons gain knowledge. Library Director Joe McKenzie tells KSAL News that one- on -one help is just part of their day, "A lot of our te...

 
 

Man Dies From Burns Trying To Save Dogs

By toddpittenger On Wed, 07 May 2014 16:58:23

Man Dies From Burns Trying To Save Dogs

A man that was critically burned while trying to save two dogs from a house fire Wednesday in Salina has died. Police Captain Mike Sweeney tells KSAL News that 49-year-old Darrell Pattillo died at a Wichita hospital. Salina Fire Marshall Roger Williams tells KSAL News that crews were called to th...

 
 

Inmate Death Apparent Homicide

By associated-press On Wed, 07 May 2014 14:03:33

Inmate Death Apparent Homicide

Authorities say an inmate's death at the U.S. Penitentiary in Leavenworth is being investigated as an apparent homicide. Forty-eight-year-old Jeremy Nemerov died Monday night at St. Luke's Hospital in Kansas City. Prison spokesman Treavor Kroger says was found unresponsive in his cell on Ap...

 
 

Record Heat Again In Salina

By ksal-staff On Wed, 07 May 2014 11:42:52

Record Heat Again In Salina

Triple digit heat in Salina sets a record. According to the National Weather Service, the high temperature in Salina on Tuesday was a record 101 degrees. It is the second earliest 100+ degree reading ever. The Earliest was 105 on April 23, 1989. It's the second time in three days a record was ...

 
 

Armenians Viewing Kansas Hazard Training Events

By associated-press On Wed, 07 May 2014 00:21:06

Armenians Viewing Kansas Hazard Training Events

A delegation from the Republic of Armenia is visiting Kansas to observe a state training exercise and receive instruction on responding to bio hazards. The events are part of an ongoing exchange between Armenia and the Kansas National Guard through a program administered by the National Guard Bur...

 
 

Five Arrests From New Most Wanted List

By ksal-staff On Tue, 06 May 2014 22:47:52

Five Arrests From New Most Wanted List

Nearly a half dozen people on the May list of Salina's Most Wanted are caught. The latest list of Salina's Most Wanted went on-line Saturday. Since then, five have been arrested. Those arrested include Adam Humphrey, Aaron Grant, Michael Hightower, Jaree Johnson, and Phoenix Stone. They wer...

 
 

Saline County Burn Ban Extended Again

By ksal-staff On Tue, 06 May 2014 20:41:21

Saline County Burn Ban Extended Again

A burn ban for Saline County that has been in effect since March is extended for another seven days. According to Saline County Emergency Management Director Hannah Stambaugh, dry and windy weather conditions continue to create an extreme fire hazard in the grass and crop lands of Saline County....

 
 

Woman Dies in Drive-Thru Lane of Kansas Bank

By associated-press On Tue, 06 May 2014 17:34:55

Woman Dies in Drive-Thru Lane of Kansas Bank

A southeast Kansas woman died after she was hit by a car in a bank's drive-thru lane. The Kansas Highway Patrol says 83-year-old Gloria Pefley died Monday at the Bank of Commerce in Chanute. The patrol says Pefley got out of a car she was riding in and walked in front of the vehicle. The vehic...

 
 

Light Switch

By jeff-garretson On Tue, 06 May 2014 17:20:49

Light Switch

Crews continue to replace the lighting in downtown Salina. Tuesday morning, employees with Precision Electric Contractors of Salina were lowering light towers in a parking lot at 7th Street and Iron, then swapping old halogen bulbs with new LED lamps. Robert Lepping with Precision tells KSAL N...

 
 

Basketball Used in 1936 Olympics Up for Sale

By associated-press On Tue, 06 May 2014 15:53:41

Basketball Used in 1936 Olympics Up for Sale

A Kansas sports promoter is looking for someone interested in buying the ball that was used in the first Olympic gold medal basketball game. The undersized, deflated ball that's stitched together like a volleyball has been in Canada since a player's wife slipped it under a blanket after the 1936 ...

 
 
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