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Lawmakers Outline School Funding Plan

By associated-press On Thu, 05 Mar 2015 16:36:41

Lawmakers Outline School Funding Plan

Top Republicans in the Kansas Legislature have outlined a school funding plan that they say brings stability to providing aid for local school districts. The proposal unveiled Thursday by the chairmen of the Legislature's budget committees replaces the state's existing formula for distributing ai...

 
 

FHSU Offers Summer Storm Chase Class

By ksal-staff On Thu, 05 Mar 2015 16:22:46

FHSU Offers Summer Storm Chase Class

A Kansas college is offering its first ever class on storm chasing. According to Fort Hays State University, the Department of Geosciences will offer the first FHSU course on storm-chasing during the summer 2015 term. The class will be led by Dr. P. Grady Dixon, department chair, who has been tra...

 
 

Sheriffs Sue Over legal Marijuana

By associated-press On Thu, 05 Mar 2015 16:07:24

Sheriffs Sue Over legal Marijuana

Ten sheriffs from three different states including Kansas are suing Colorado for legalizing marijuana. The sheriffs are from Colorado, Kansas and Nebraska. They say in a lawsuit filed Thursday that Colorado's 2012 marijuana legalization vote violates federal law and shouldn't be permitted. The...

 
 

USD 305 School Board: Carol Brandert

By ksal-staff On Thu, 05 Mar 2015 14:56:49

USD 305 School Board: Carol Brandert

Office: Salina USD 305 Board of Education Candidate: Carol Brandert Bio: I was born in Fremont, NE, in 1941, the eldest of four children. My mother nursed my father through 20 years of totally debilitating M.S. until his death in 1963, so we children took on work and household responsibilities...

 
 

Student Diagnosed With Tuberculosis

By associated-press On Thu, 05 Mar 2015 12:01:29

Student Diagnosed With Tuberculosis

Johnson County and Kansas health officials say a student at an eastern Kansas high school has been diagnosed with tuberculosis. The Olathe Northwest High School student was diagnosed Tuesday and is being treated. The student, whose age and gender weren't released, will not attend school for at le...

 
 

Lawmakers To Unveil School Funding Plan

By associated-press On Thu, 05 Mar 2015 11:59:23

Lawmakers To Unveil School Funding Plan

Top Republicans in the Kansas Legislature are preparing to outline their plan for overhauling how the state distributes money to public schools. The chairmen of the House and Senate budget committees have scheduled a Thursday morning news conference at the Statehouse to discuss the school funding...

 
 

Car Speakers Stolen

By ksal-staff On Wed, 04 Mar 2015 18:58:49

Car Speakers Stolen

Salina Police are investigating after items were allegedly taken from a vehicle parked at an auto repair shop. According to Captain Jim Norton, Trey Ponting of Salina contacted police several days after picking up his 1999 Buick Regal from Bengston Service Center, 730 N. Santa Fe, on February 24t...

 
 

Time Changes Inside House in Western Kansas

By associated-press On Wed, 04 Mar 2015 17:33:01

Time Changes Inside House in Western Kansas

This weekend's time change can be rough on some people. But consider Ron and Sherry Finlay. Their home near Kendall in western Kansas sits on the line that divides the Mountain and Central time zones, about 1 1/2 miles from the Kearny County line. So, when a person walks through the Kendall's eas...

 
 

Flint Hills Discovery Center Receives $750,000 Gift

By ksal-staff On Wed, 04 Mar 2015 16:58:48

Flint Hills Discovery Center Receives $750,000 Gift

The Flint Hills Discovery Center Foundation has received a gift of $750,000 from Marty Vanier and Bob Krause. Foundation President, Bruce Snead, announced today that over a five year period, $500,000 of the gift will be earmarked for the City of Manhattan, $220,000 will establish a semi-endowment f...

 
 

Salina Man Arrested after Rampage

By ksal-staff On Wed, 04 Mar 2015 16:56:06

Salina Man Arrested after Rampage

A 13-year-old student comes home after school to discover a man destroying his parents' house. Sheriff Glen Kochanowski tells KSAL News that the teen noticed the front door had been kicked in at his rural residence west of Salina, located in the 2400 block of Cottonwood on Tuesday afternoon, and ...

 
 
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