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Power Restored After Large Outage

By ksal-staff On Fri, 06 Jun 2014 14:29:14

Power Restored After Large Outage

Over 3,000 Westar customers lost power early Friday morning, including a large portion of the Salina downtown area. Multiple homes and businesses lost power at around 8:00 in the morning. Westar told KSAL News that a problem at the substation at 2nd and North Street was the cause of the prob...

 
 

World Honors D-Day’s Fallen 70 Years After

By associated-press On Fri, 06 Jun 2014 12:36:25

World Honors D-Day’s Fallen 70 Years After

Gone are the screaming shells, seasick soldiers and bloodied waters of 1944. On Friday, a sun-splattered Normandy celebrated peace, with silent salutes, tears and international friendship marking 70 years since the D-Day invasion helped change the course of World War II and modern history. Not ma...

 
 

Power Still Out On Friday For Some

By associated-press On Fri, 06 Jun 2014 12:10:02

Power Still Out On Friday For Some

Westar Energy says some residents around Salina and Topeka who lost power after storms moved through early Thursday might have to spend another day without electricity. The utility said in a news release that the storms knocked down 24 power poles in Salina, and it could be about 7 p.m. Friday be...

 
 

Increased Noise Around Fort Riley

By associated-press On Fri, 06 Jun 2014 12:04:34

Increased Noise Around Fort Riley

Neighbors of Fort Riley can expect more noise than usual as the northeast Kansas post observes the 70th anniversary of D-Day and marks the founding of the Army's 1st Infantry Division. Events were scheduled to start with cannon fire between 6:30 and 7 a.m. Friday to honor soldiers who died in the...

 
 

70th Anniversary D-Day Events

By ksal-staff On Fri, 06 Jun 2014 12:01:07

70th Anniversary D-Day Events

The Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum in Abilene is going back in time Friday and Saturday to celebrate and remember the 70th anniversary of the Normandy invasion, or D-Day. On June 6th, 1944, 160,000 Allied troops landed along a 50-mile stretch of heavily-fortified French coastline to f...

 
 

Angry Over Dad’s Affair

By joan-jerkovich On Fri, 06 Jun 2014 12:00:52

Angry Over Dad’s Affair

I’m in high school and my Mom and Dad got divorced a year ago because my Dad had an affair. I’m so mad at my Dad for doing this to my Mom. Things have been really hard for her. I know I should want to spend time with my Dad but I don’t. We’ve not been close since this all happened and I feel...

 
 

Kansas Joins Call For Power to Review VA Sites

By associated-press On Thu, 05 Jun 2014 23:33:17

Kansas Joins Call For Power to Review VA Sites

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback says unauthorized waiting lists for health care at U.S. Veterans Administration facilities like the one in Wichita are "unacceptable" after joining other governors in seeking authority for states to inspect VA facilities. Brownback on Thursday offered his first public st...

 
 

Dole Announces Schedule For Next Kansas Tour

By associated-press On Thu, 05 Jun 2014 23:31:52

Dole Announces Schedule For Next Kansas Tour

Former U.S. Sen. Bob Dole returns to Kansas next week for the fourth of several trips planned this year to his home state. The 90-year-old Russell native lives in Washington, D.C., and is making the homecoming tour to greet longtime friends and supporters throughout the state. Dole spends an h...

 
 

24 Downed Poles Causing Salina Power Outage

By ksal-staff On Thu, 05 Jun 2014 22:11:52

24 Downed Poles Causing Salina Power Outage

Severe storms moved through Kansas early Thursday caused wide spread power outages. Westar and contractor crews have been working on restoration. According to Westar they have reached out to Iowa, Missouri and Oklahoma for assistance. The company says that the storms caused outages for more than...

 
 

New State Troopers Receive Badges

By ksal-staff On Thu, 05 Jun 2014 22:05:07

New State Troopers Receive Badges

A group of Kansas Highway Patrol recruits had their badges pinned on Thursday afternoon in Salina and officially became troopers. The 11 new state troopers were part of KHP Recruit Class #53, the latest graduates from the Kansas Highway Patrol Training Academy. Kansas State University Head Footb...

 
 
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