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Heavy Rain Prompts More Flooding

By ksal-staff On Sun, 04 Aug 2013 15:09:13

Heavy Rain Prompts More Flooding

Heavy rain late Saturday night into Sunday prompts more flooding. According to the National Weather Service, among the wettest areas is Reno County, where over 7 inches of rain fell in some areas. In Hutchinson, where nearly 5 inches of rain fell within 90 minutes, major flooding was occurring. ...

 
 

Bug Blamed For Causing Crash

By ksal-staff On Sun, 04 Aug 2013 14:38:48

Bug Blamed For Causing Crash

A bug is blamed for causing a crash on Interstate 70. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, a Ford Fiesta was headed east on Interstate 70 Saturday afternoon. The driver, 16-year-old Jeremy Baggs fron Dacula, Georgia, was distracted by a bug. He veered off the road into the south ditch and s...

 
 

No Winner Saturday, Powerball Grows to $400 Million

By ksal-staff On Sun, 04 Aug 2013 14:05:03

No Winner Saturday, Powerball Grows to $400 Million

There was no jackpot winner in Saturday night’s $300 million Powerball drawing. According to the lottery, the estimated jackpot for Wednesday is $400 million. The cash option is $230.3 million. Both of those numbers could likely rise within the next couple of days. The winning numbers Saturd...

 
 

Horse Dies At Phillipsburg Rodeo

By associated-press On Sun, 04 Aug 2013 13:27:39

Horse Dies At Phillipsburg Rodeo

A bucking horse has died after running into a fence during a Kansas rodeo event and breaking her neck. The 6-year-old mare, Jitterbug, had her head down while bucking at the Phillipsburg Rodeo on Friday and went straight into a fence. A veterinarian at the arena says the horse died instantly a...

 
 

Kansas Senators Seek to Honor Lt. Gen. Seitz

By associated-press On Sun, 04 Aug 2013 06:41:27

Kansas Senators Seek to Honor Lt. Gen. Seitz

Kansas' two U.S. senators are seeking to rename a Veterans Affairs clinic in Junction City after a decorated World War II veteran who continued serving the military community around Fort Riley long after he retired. Sens. Jerry Moran and Pat Roberts filed the measure Friday to honor Lt. Gen. Rich...

 
 

Topeka Man Escapes From Minimum Security Prison

By associated-press On Sun, 04 Aug 2013 00:55:03

Topeka Man Escapes From Minimum Security Prison

A Topeka man is on the run after escaping from a minimum security unit at the Hutchinson Correctional Facility where he was being held on burglary and shoplifting convictions. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports Mark Edward Lucas fled from the facility between 1 and 2 p.m. Saturday. The 44-year-ol...

 
 

Pratt Teen Killed After Car Collides With Truck

By associated-press On Sun, 04 Aug 2013 00:46:34

Pratt Teen Killed After Car Collides With Truck

A 16-year-old Pratt High School football player has died after his car crossed the center line and struck a semitrailer in south-central Kansas. The Kansas Highway Patrol says 16-year-old Drake Evert was killed in the crash at 6:38 a.m. on K-61 near Preston. The Wichita Eagle reports the truck dr...

 
 

Salina Business Sends Aid To Lindsborg

By ksal-staff On Fri, 02 Aug 2013 21:57:40

Salina Business Sends Aid To Lindsborg

Waters True Value of Salina has donated a helping hand and key essentials to the residents of Lindsborg. Major flooding affected approximately 125 homes and left an estimated $3.8 million in damage earlier this week. Waters True Value employees set out on Wednesday morning to deliver over $1,00...

 
 

USD 305 On-Line Enrollment Proves Popular

By toddpittenger On Fri, 02 Aug 2013 20:58:45

USD 305 On-Line Enrollment Proves Popular

About half of parents enrolling their students for USD 305 schools for the upcoming school year used the new on-line process. According to USD 305, about 77 percent of the total student body is currently enrolled. Of those that are now enrolled, about 39 percent of them participated in walk-in...

 
 

Man Gets Hard 50 Sentence in Wichita Woman’s Death

By associated-press On Fri, 02 Aug 2013 16:42:30

Man Gets Hard 50 Sentence in Wichita Woman’s Death

A Sedgwick County judge imposed a Hard 50 prison sentence on a man convicted of killing a Wichita woman while he was on parole for another murder in Lawrence. Tyrone Walker was sentenced Thursday for strangling 44-year-old Janis Sanders in June 2011. He had been paroled in February of that year a...

 
 
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