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Storm Dumps 20 Inches of Snow

By associated-press On Wed, 18 Nov 2015 14:06:39

Storm Dumps 20 Inches of Snow

COLBY, Kan. (AP) - A heavy winter storm dumped more than a foot of snow in northwest Kansas, forcing the closure of at least one area highway. The National Weather Service says the heaviest snowfall was from Atwood to Colby, where about 20 inches of snow was recorded early Wednesday. Heavy snowfa...

 
 

Kansas official says ‘action plan’ coming on student demands

By associated-press On Wed, 18 Nov 2015 05:33:14

Kansas official says ‘action plan’ coming on student demands

A top official at the University of Kansas says it is creating a team to address demands from student protesters and expects to release an "action plan" by mid-January. Provost Jeffrey Vitter released a statement Tuesday in response to demands made last week by the Rock Chalk Invisible Hawk group...

 
 

Kansas panel considers whether gays should be foster parents

By associated-press On Wed, 18 Nov 2015 00:30:08

Kansas panel considers whether gays should be foster parents

A Kansas legislative committee's chairman has raised questions about whether gays and lesbians should be allowed to serve as foster parents for abused and neglected children. Sen. Forrest Knox had the Special Committee on Foster Care Adequacy hear testimony Monday on "family structure considerati...

 
 

Prosecutor: Destroy Bombing Conspirator’s Guns

By associated-press On Tue, 17 Nov 2015 22:13:55

Prosecutor: Destroy Bombing Conspirator’s Guns

Federal prosecutors want more than a dozen guns belonging to Oklahoma City bombing conspirator Terry Nichols destroyed rather than turned over to his ex-wife. Prosecutors said in Monday court filings they're concerned that the rifles, handguns and shotguns would be sold and used in copycat crimes...

 
 

Two Most Wanted Arrests

By ksal-staff On Tue, 17 Nov 2015 21:42:36

Two Most Wanted Arrests

Two people on the latest list of Salina's Most Wanted have been caught. The latest list of Salina's Most Wanted went online November 7th. Since then, Sukina Jefferson and Fallan Perkins. They were wanted for crimes that include felony drug crimes and theft. Since the Most Wanted program began ...

 
 

Kentucky Hunters Caught Poaching in Kansas

By ksal-staff On Tue, 17 Nov 2015 21:13:29

Kentucky Hunters Caught Poaching in Kansas

A group of hunters from Kentucky were arrested illegally hunting in Kansas over the weekend. According to the Kansas Department of  Wildlife, Parks, and Tourism pheasant hunters from Kentucky came with an arsenal to Harper County, and apparently thought season was open on everything. The nig...

 
 

County Joins Economic Organization

By ksal-staff On Tue, 17 Nov 2015 20:39:51

County Joins Economic Organization

By a vote of 3-2, Saline County Commissioners voted to join the Salina Community Economic Development Organization (EDO). The City of Salina, the Salina Airport Authority and the Chamber of Commerce are the other members of this entity. The County has agreed to commit $20,000 / year for three years ...

 
 

Heavy Snow Hits Western Kansas

By associated-press On Tue, 17 Nov 2015 19:13:36

Heavy Snow Hits Western Kansas

A winter storm packing high winds and heavy snow hit northwest Kansas, forcing the closure of a section of Interstate 70. The National Weather Service issued a blizzard warning for the area through late Tuesday, forecasting up to 15 inches of snow. National Weather Service meteorologist Mike K...

 
 

Brown Baggin’ it For Rescue Mission

By jeff-garretson On Tue, 17 Nov 2015 18:34:39

Brown Baggin’ it For Rescue Mission

Salinans will have an opportunity this Friday and Saturday to shop and serve others at the 16th Annual Dr. Temple Food Drive. Steve Kmetz, Executive Director of the Salina Rescue Mission tells KSAL News that shoppers will be able to fill a bag and fill a need in caring for men who need a second c...

 
 

Wichita State Acts for Diversity

By associated-press On Tue, 17 Nov 2015 16:46:52

Wichita State Acts for Diversity

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - Wichita State University has named an assistant dean to a new position for diversity. The Wichita Eagle reports WSU President John Bardo on Monday named Marche Fleming-Randle, assistant dean of the university's Fairmount College of Liberal Arts & Science, to become...

 
 
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