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Man Recalls Narrow Escape From Kansas Wildfire

By staff On Sun, 27 Mar 2016 11:04:19

Man Recalls Narrow Escape From Kansas Wildfire

MEDICINE LODGE, Kan. (AP) -- An 87-year-old man who lost his 19th-century home to a prairie fire that has scorched a large swath of southern Kansas is recounting how he narrowly escaped the flames with his wife. Korean War veteran Don Gerstner says the blaze that spread into Kansas from Oklahoma ...

 
 

McPherson County Fatal Crash Under Investigation

By ksal-staff On Sat, 26 Mar 2016 23:09:35

McPherson County Fatal Crash Under Investigation

The Kansas Highway Patrol is investigating a fatality crash that happened late Friday night south of Salina. According to the agency, a vehicle was headed south on I-135. For an unknown reasons it left the left side of the road, entered the center median, crossed to the northbound lanes and was s...

 
 

Ike Likes Easter

By ksal-staff On Sat, 26 Mar 2016 21:00:56

Ike Likes Easter

One of the oldest events at the White House has become a favorite event in Abilene. Cool damp weather did not deter the enthusiasm of a large crowd at the Eisenhower Presidential Library, Museum and Boyhood Home's annual Eisenhower Easter Egg Roll Saturday. The local event in Abilene featured an ...

 
 

Kansas Bill Targets Transgender Students

By associated-press On Sat, 26 Mar 2016 11:16:18

Kansas Bill Targets Transgender Students

Legislation in Kansas that would restrict how public schools and colleges accommodate transgender students is receiving national attention. Under separate but identical bills before House and Senate committees, students would be able to collect monetary damages if someone was in what is deemed th...

 
 

Moran’s Remarks Anger Conservatives

By associated-press On Fri, 25 Mar 2016 20:35:17

Moran’s Remarks Anger Conservatives

WASHINGTON (AP) - A Kansas senator's comments expressing support for Senate consideration of President Barack Obama's Supreme Court pick have angered conservatives and underscored the passion the issue stirs in both parties' activists. Republican Sen. Jerry Moran made the remarks at events in Kan...

 
 

Fire is Largest In Kansas History

By associated-press On Fri, 25 Mar 2016 20:31:14

Fire is Largest In Kansas History

The Kansas Forest Service says a wildfire that crossed into the state from Oklahoma earlier this week is considered the largest in Kansas history and one of the largest ever in the U.S. The wildfire has burned at least 620 square miles in Oklahoma and Kansas. The service said officials are loo...

 
 

Kansas Senate Passes Bill for Juvenile Justice Reform

By associated-press On Fri, 25 Mar 2016 20:30:11

Kansas Senate Passes Bill for Juvenile Justice Reform

The Kansas Senate has unanimously passed a bill that would overhaul the state's juvenile justice system. The Wichita Eagle reports that the bill was created to shift the juvenile justice system away from incarceration and use some of the cost savings to boost community-based programs that help yo...

 
 

UPDATE: Man Rescued From McPherson County Grain Bin

By ksal-staff On Fri, 25 Mar 2016 19:36:16

UPDATE: Man Rescued From McPherson County Grain Bin

A man who had been stuck in a grain elevator in McPherson County since late Friday morning was rescued early Friday evening. The incident happened at McPherson County Feeders, located about seven miles southeast of Marquette at 758 Pioneer Road. The man was trapped about 30 feet down, in a 100 fo...

 
 

KSU President Leaving

By associated-press On Fri, 25 Mar 2016 19:10:54

KSU President Leaving

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - The Board of Regents of Washington State University has chosen Dr. Kirk Schulz of Kansas State University as the 11th president of the Pullman-based school. The regents made the decision Friday morning at a meeting in the Tri-Cities. The regents were presented with three ...

 
 

Easter Story on KSAL

By ksal-staff On Fri, 25 Mar 2016 16:53:47

Easter Story on KSAL

Holy Week culminates with Easter Sunday this weekend for millions of Christians around the world, and Pastor Jeff Piepho from Revolution Church and Dru Davis from the United Methodist Church of the Cross helped tell the resurrection story through commentary and song on the KSAL Morning News. The ...

 
 
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