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8-Year-Old Killed In ATV Crash

By associated-press On Mon, 12 Aug 2013 13:42:16

8-Year-Old Killed In ATV Crash

The Kansas Highway Patrol says an 8-year-old girl died when an all-terrain vehicle she was riding on crashed in Republic County. The patrol says Mary H. Horner, of Belleville, died Saturday night when the all-terrain vehicle crashed on a farm field access road a few miles northwest of Scandia. ...

 
 

Another Great Adventure Begins

By ksal-staff On Mon, 12 Aug 2013 13:31:36

Another Great Adventure Begins

KNEA President Karen Godfrey: It’s the start of another school year, a time for new beginnings and new opportunities. The boy down the street is working to be the first person in his family to graduate from high school this year. Your granddaughter is so excited to be in kindergarten, she visit...

 
 

Head-On Crash In I-70 Construction Zone

By ksal-staff On Mon, 12 Aug 2013 11:17:32

Head-On Crash In I-70 Construction Zone

A car and a semi collide head-on in a crash on Interstate 70 in a construction zone in Dickinson County late Sunday night. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, a semi was headed west in the construction zone east of Abilene. A car was going the wrong way, headed east in the westbound lane. Th...

 
 

Last Days Of Summer Vacation

By toddpittenger On Mon, 12 Aug 2013 10:58:31

Last Days Of Summer Vacation

Summer vacation is nearly over for most area students. In preparation of the new school year, school zone lights in Salina were activated last week. Salina USD 305 teachers returned to the classroom on Thursday. The annual Saline County Back to School Fair, where nearly 2,000 backpacks full of sc...

 
 

Kansas AG Schmidt named to human trafficking group

By associated-press On Mon, 12 Aug 2013 09:45:00

Kansas AG Schmidt named to human trafficking group

Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt has been appointed to a national committee focused on combating human trafficking. Schmidt's office says he's the first Kansan to serve on the Human Trafficking Committee of the National Association of Attorneys General. The appointment comes in the same y...

 
 

KU razes former home of small nuclear reactor

By associated-press On Mon, 12 Aug 2013 09:43:43

KU razes former home of small nuclear reactor

A 42-year-old University of Kansas building that formerly housed a small, experimental nuclear reactor has been reduced to rubble. The Lawrence Journal-World reports that Burt Hall was demolished to help clear space on campus for expansion of the School of Engineering complex. The nuclear reac...

 
 

Rennovations On New State House Continue

By associated-press On Mon, 12 Aug 2013 01:09:23

Rennovations On New State House Continue

TOPEKA, Kan.  - Bit by bit, panel by panel, the new copper skin of the roof and dome of the Kansas Statehouse is beginning to emerge from behind a beehive of construction equipment. The task of replacing the worn copper on the building is one of the final major pieces of a $332 million renovatio...

 
 

Body Of 14 Year Old Recovered

By associated-press On Sun, 11 Aug 2013 21:08:36

Body Of 14 Year Old Recovered

WICHITA, Kan. - Crews have recovered the body of a 14-year-old boy reported missing Friday while swimming in a rain-swollen Wichita waterway. Police say the boy's body was found Sunday morning a few feet from where he disappeared in the turbulent floodwaters Friday. Police spokesman Lt. Brian Wh...

 
 

Deaths of wandering autistic kids prompt action

By ksal-staff On Sun, 11 Aug 2013 16:33:58

Deaths of wandering autistic kids prompt action

With the death last week of an 11-year-old Minnesota boy, there are now at least 14 children with autism known to have died in the U.S. this year after slipping away from their caregivers. The tragic phenomenon goes by various names - wandering, elopement, bolting - and about half of autistic chi...

 
 

Rain Replenishes Parched Kansas Wetlands

By associated-press On Sun, 11 Aug 2013 12:02:07

Rain Replenishes Parched Kansas Wetlands

Heavy rain in Kansas has replenished wetlands that had gone dry along one of the continent's most important bird migration routes. That bodes well for the migrating birds that make Kansas one of their principal stopovers along the central flyway. It also has brightened prospects for the state's u...

 
 
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