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Not All Agencies Taking Hit During Shutdown

By associated-press On Fri, 04 Oct 2013 11:21:34

Not All Agencies Taking Hit During Shutdown

As many high-profile agencies sit idle because of the federal government shutdown, some are humming along just fine. Many of them have escaped the ax because they pay much of their own way, or enjoy a revenue stream that's insulated from Congress. That means the cable bill and weekly grocery a...

 
 

Fort Hays State Gets $1.6 Million Gift

By associated-press On Fri, 04 Oct 2013 11:19:53

Fort Hays State Gets $1.6 Million Gift

A Fort Hays State University graduate and his wife will donate $1.6 million over the next four years to the northwest Kansas school. Peter Werth said Thursday the couple wants the gift used for education in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, and for the university's chemistry depar...

 
 

Minneapolis Woman Gets National Weather Award

By toddpittenger On Thu, 03 Oct 2013 22:00:29

Minneapolis Woman Gets National Weather Award

A Minneapolis woman receives a national honor from the National Weather Service, and Governor Sam Brownback. The governor Thursday afternoon presented Melba Bruce with the Thomas Jefferson Award. Bruce is a Cooperative Weather Observer for the National Weather Service. As a weather observer s...

 
 

Kansans Struggle With Online Health Marketplace

By associated-press On Thu, 03 Oct 2013 21:56:59

Kansans Struggle With Online Health Marketplace

Kansas residents hoping to find health insurance through a new online marketplace continue struggling to reach the point where they can buy coverage. Insurance Commissioner Sandy Praeger's office Thursday urged consumers to wait several weeks before going to the federally run marketplace. On its...

 
 

Unusual Strong Storm Front Threatens Midwest

By associated-press On Thu, 03 Oct 2013 21:55:10

Unusual Strong Storm Front Threatens Midwest

An unusual strong storm front is threatening the Midwest from the central Plains to the Mississippi Valley over the next several days. The National Weather Service's Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Okla., says the system could bring heavy thunder, wind, rain and possibly tornadoes on Friday. ...

 
 

VIDEO: Police Investigating Hit And Run

By ksal-staff On Thu, 03 Oct 2013 21:31:49

VIDEO: Police Investigating Hit And Run

Salina Police are investigating a hit and run. According to police, on Wednesday of this week a blue 4-door driven by a white male, was involved in a hit and run accident at 8th and Walnut. The suspect vehicle will have damage to the front, driver's side corner. If you have any information c...

 
 

Kansas State Parks Remain Open

By ksal-staff On Thu, 03 Oct 2013 21:19:33

Kansas State Parks Remain Open

The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism reminds visitors that all Kansas state parks are open for business. State park camping areas, cabins, trails, boat ramps, and other amenities are open, as are many of the businesses who serve lake visitors. Kansas state offices and nature cent...

 
 

Beloit Police Chief Fired

By associated-press On Thu, 03 Oct 2013 17:50:56

Beloit Police Chief Fired

The Beloit City Council has fired the town's police chief. Brenon Odle led the department for two years. The Salina Journal reports the council fired Police Chief Brenon Odle on Tuesday. The council members, who met in executive session Tuesday, did not offer reasons for firing Odle. Odle s...

 
 

Escaped Emu Raises Big Flap

By associated-press On Thu, 03 Oct 2013 13:10:27

Escaped Emu Raises Big Flap

An escaped emu has been captured after causing a flap at a Johnson County park. Reports that the flightless bird was found running loose Wednesday morning at Kill Creek Park in the western part of the county. Johnson County Park & Recreation District field biologist Matt Garrett says park ...

 
 

Peak Season For Crashes Involving Deer

By ksal-staff On Thu, 03 Oct 2013 11:42:33

Peak Season For Crashes Involving Deer

Deer activity on and near Kansas' roadways poses a seasonal traffic hazard. Acccording to the Kansas Highway Patrol, because deer-breeding season runs from October and into December, law enforcement officers routinely investigate a large number of vehicle-deer crashes this time of year. Stay aler...

 
 
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