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Original Swedish Comedian Returns To Lindsborg

By ksal-staff On Mon, 30 Sep 2013 11:23:43

Original Swedish Comedian Returns To Lindsborg

A Swedish comedian will come back to life 72 years after his first appearance at the first Hyllningsfest. Multi-talented Steve Benson, educator, broadcaster, and performer, will bring Olle i Skratthult, the headline Swedish comedian at the first Hyllningsfest, back to life in Lindsborg during a ...

 
 

Town Dealing With Alligators, Pythons

By associated-press On Mon, 30 Sep 2013 11:14:24

Town Dealing With Alligators, Pythons

Hutchinson police have been dealing with some slimy creatures over the past few months, but not of the human kind. The latest encounter was with a 5-foot-long alligator last week that was found in a wooden crate in a garage. That reptile was taken to the Hutchinson Zoo, where it is being kept ...

 
 

Pitt State Dropping Spanish, French Majors

By associated-press On Mon, 30 Sep 2013 11:09:59

Pitt State Dropping Spanish, French Majors

Pittsburg State University has announced it is doing away with its Spanish and French bachelor of arts degree programs because not enough students are seeking or completing those degrees. The southeast Kansas school told students already in those programs they will be allowed to finish their degr...

 
 

Request To Drill On Kansas Wetlands

By associated-press On Mon, 30 Sep 2013 11:02:25

Request To Drill On Kansas Wetlands

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says Cheyenne Bottoms, a central Kansas site that includes internationally recognized wetlands, aren't fully functioning and could be threatened by oil drilling. Heather Whitlaw, field supervisor for the Fish and Wildlife Service in Manhattan, says her agency op...

 
 

Counties Waiting For Federal Aid

By associated-press On Sun, 29 Sep 2013 21:08:37

Counties Waiting For Federal Aid

Several flood-plagued Kansas counties are hoping temporary repairs to roads and bridges can withstand autumn rains until federal funds are available for more permanent fixes. Gov. Sam Brownback last week requested a federal disaster declaration for 47 counties because of storm damage and flooding...

 
 

Kansas Birding Opportunities Plentiful During Fall Migration

By ksal-staff On Sun, 29 Sep 2013 14:00:26

Kansas Birding Opportunities Plentiful During Fall Migration

April showers might bring May flowers, but fall brings neotropical migrants. According to the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks, and Tourism every year, hundreds of bird species fly south through Kansas during the fall migration, creating many unique birding opportunities throughout the state....

 
 

KU profs chide school for sanctioning colleague

By ksal-staff On Sun, 29 Sep 2013 11:55:02

KU profs chide school for sanctioning colleague

More than a dozen University of Kansas professors have issued a statement criticizing school officials for putting a colleague on leave after he posted a controversial tweet following the deadly Navy Yard shootings in Washington last week. The Lawrence Journal-World reports 14 Anthropology Depart...

 
 

Crash On Rural Road Involving Cow

By ksal-staff On Sun, 29 Sep 2013 11:10:50

Crash On Rural Road Involving Cow

A crash involving a cow sends two people to the hospital in Abilene. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, 15-year-old Allyson Neal of Longford was driving a Ford Ranger pickup truck north on K 15 Highway. She struck a cow that was on the road. Neal and a passenger, 45-year-old Kelly Neal al...

 
 

Perfect Weather For Salina Autumnfest

By toddpittenger On Sun, 29 Sep 2013 01:15:18

Perfect Weather For Salina Autumnfest

It was a perfect Autumn Saturday for Salina Autumnfest events. After a hot Friday with temperatures in the lower 90s, and overnight cold front cooled off things for Saturday. Autumnfest featured a full day of events. The day began with the Smoky Hill Museum Street Fair Parade down Santa Fe. A ...

 
 

Escaped Inmate Turns Himself In

By associated-press On Sat, 28 Sep 2013 21:18:17

Escaped Inmate Turns Himself In

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - A 32-year-Kansas inmate who walked away from his work site in Overland Park has turned himself in. A spokesman for Lansing Correctional Facility says Zackary Conger was reported absent from Laser Apparel LLC around 4 p.m. Friday. The minimum custody inmate turned himself ...

 
 
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