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Twin Valley Schools To Close Two Weeks Early

By toddpittenger On Wed, 01 Apr 2015 13:37:59

Twin Valley Schools To Close Two Weeks Early

Recent actions by the Kansas Legislature have prompted a central Kansas school district to make a difficult decision. Schools in the Twin Valley USD 240 district will dismiss classes for the summer two weeks earlier than scheduled. The last day of classes in the district will be May 8th, instead of ...

 
 

UPDATE: Officer Involved Shooting Near Canton

By ksal-staff On Wed, 01 Apr 2015 12:23:53

UPDATE: Officer Involved Shooting Near Canton

The Kansas Bureau of Investigation is investigating an officer involved shooting in McPherson County. According to the McPherson County Sheriff's Office, at 10:22 Tuesday night two deputies responded to a home south of Canton at 2663 Dakota Road as part of an investigation. As the deputies app...

 
 

Two Killed In Plane Crash

By ksal-staff On Wed, 01 Apr 2015 12:06:29

Two Killed In Plane Crash

Two people were killed when a small plane crashed in eastern Kansas. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, A 2006-fixed wing single engine Light Sport Zodiac piloted by 67-year-old Herbert Lewis Siegel of Stillwell took off headed north from a private grass airstrip two miles northwest of Pleas...

 
 

Childhood Obesity Focus Of Study

By associated-press On Wed, 01 Apr 2015 11:48:01

Childhood Obesity Focus Of Study

Researchers from Kansas State University and Iowa State University are using a $2.8 million grant to research a school-based program that combats childhood obesity. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced last month that the grant had been awarded to evaluate a program called SWITCH. It focus...

 
 

Some Juveniles Could Move To Adult Prisons

By associated-press On Wed, 01 Apr 2015 11:45:37

Some Juveniles Could Move To Adult Prisons

The Kansas House has given final approval to a bill that would put some juvenile offenders in adult prisons. House members agreed Tuesday to accept the Senate's amendments to the bill that both chambers have passed. The bill passed the House on a 111-5 vote and the Senate approved it last week...

 
 

Lawmaker’s Remarks Investigated

By associated-press On Wed, 01 Apr 2015 11:37:45

Lawmaker’s Remarks Investigated

Six Kansas legislators are reviewing a complaint against a Democratic lawmaker over her remarks during a committee meeting. The three Republicans and three Democrats were having their first meeting Wednesday. House rules required the committee's appointment once the complaint against Democrati...

 
 

USD 305 Administration Changes

By ksal-staff On Wed, 01 Apr 2015 11:12:59

USD 305 Administration Changes

Salina USD a 305 schools announced a couple of administration changes following a special meeting Tuesday. An elementary school is getting a new principal, and there will be a change at the district office. Krista Farrell-Linenberger  will take the principal position at Coronado Elementary Schoo...

 
 

Police Respond To Threats At School

By toddpittenger On Tue, 31 Mar 2015 20:23:14

Police Respond To Threats At School

A threat prompted extra security measures at a Salina high school Tuesday. Threats from one student toward other students at Sacred Heart Jr / Sr High School prompted officials to secure all of the doors in the building, and contact police. Salina Police Captain Mike Sweeney tells KSAL News that ...

 
 

Film Looks at Early Childhood Education

By ksal-staff On Tue, 31 Mar 2015 17:06:46

Film Looks at Early Childhood Education

The Salina Area United Way is screening a documentary film tonight on early childhood education at KW. The film "Raising of America," explores the science of how early environments shape children and looks at the links of investments communities make in education. Admission to the documentary ...

 
 

Salina Man Wins $25,000 Lottery Prize

By ksal-staff On Tue, 31 Mar 2015 15:39:08

Salina Man Wins $25,000 Lottery Prize

A Salina man hit it big, winning $25,000 on a scratch lottery ticket. According to the Kansas Lottery, Thomas Campbell Junior scratched off a $25,000 top prize on a $5 instant scratch ticket. The ticket Campbell scratched off to win the $25,000 prize was one of the Kansas Lottery’s new X-Family...

 
 
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