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Kansas Community Facing Housing Shortage

By associated-press On Sun, 08 Jun 2014 13:24:47

Kansas Community Facing Housing Shortage

A southern Kansas community is trying to figure out how to house hundreds of new employees a local company plans to start hiring in the next six months. Arkansas City is in a predicament because housing in the area is scarce and Creekstone Farms is planning to add 300 more workers to its staff of...

 
 

Kansas AG to help lead anti-trafficking group

By associated-press On Sat, 07 Jun 2014 21:13:52

Kansas AG to help lead anti-trafficking group

Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt has been named by his colleagues across the country as the vice chairman of their national Human Trafficking Committee. The Kansas Republican successfully pushed legislation in 2013 aimed at strengthening state laws against human trafficking and providing bet...

 
 

Tiahrt names campaign chief for race in Kansas 4th

By associated-press On Sat, 07 Jun 2014 20:03:35

Tiahrt names campaign chief for race in Kansas 4th

Former Kansas congressman Todd Tiahrt has picked a longtime colleague to manage his campaign to recapture his old seat in the state's 4th Congressional District. Tiahrt announced Tuesday that Robert Noland would serve as his campaign manager. Noland had been executive director of the Kansas Fa...

 
 

Kansas businessman opens independent US Senate bid

By associated-press On Sat, 07 Jun 2014 20:00:04

Kansas businessman opens independent US Senate bid

A northeast Kansas businessman is running for the U.S. Senate as an independent candidate and advocating open primary elections to blunt what he says is the influence of extremists in both major parties. Greg Orman of Olathe met with reporters Wednesday at the Statehouse as part of a six-city tou...

 
 

Congressman Talks VA With Veterans

By toddpittenger On Sat, 07 Jun 2014 14:38:09

Congressman Talks VA With Veterans

Kansas Congressman Tim Huelskamp was in Salina Saturday morning, speaking to a group of veterans. The congressman spoke at the state VFW convention, addressing the VA hospital and healthcare situation.  Huelskamp, who sits on the house committee of veterans affairs, has been outspoken on the iss...

 
 

Part Of Education Law To Be Challenged

By associated-press On Fri, 06 Jun 2014 22:24:15

Part Of Education Law To Be Challenged

The largest teachers' union in Kansas says it will mount a legal challenge to parts of a new law that will end guaranteed tenure in public schools and encourage corporate funding for private school scholarships. The Kansas National Education Association announced Friday that it would have a news ...

 
 

Measles Confirmed In Kansas

By associated-press On Fri, 06 Jun 2014 22:21:29

Measles Confirmed In Kansas

State health officials have confirmed two cases of measles in northeast Kansas and say they may be connected to four cases in a nearby Missouri county. The Kansas Department of Public Health said Friday the two measles cases were confirmed in Johnson County. KDHE spokeswoman Aimee Rosenow says...

 
 

KWU Stadium Project Breaks Ground

By ksal-staff On Fri, 06 Jun 2014 22:12:28

KWU Stadium Project Breaks Ground

Officials broke ground Friday afternoon on a $7.5 million stadium project at Kansas Wesleyan University. Demolition at Glenn Martin Stadium began on January 9th. The 73-year-old stadium had not been utilized for KWU games since 2007. The stadium, which opened back in 1940, was demolished to make ...

 
 

Glass Shattered

By ksal-staff On Fri, 06 Jun 2014 18:22:02

Glass Shattered

Vandals smash a window on a Salina business. Salina Police are investigating after someone smashed a hole through a 6-foot by 4-foot window at Salina Vitamin located at 112 West Iron. A citizen passing by the store saw the damage and contacted police at about 4:15am Friday morning. Cost of ...

 
 

Roommate Arrested

By ksal-staff On Fri, 06 Jun 2014 15:54:24

Roommate Arrested

A Salina man is  arrested after allegedly selling his roommates Nintendo game system. Police say 24-year-old Ryne Ritt of Salina removed 3 Nintendo game  systems,  a Sony Playstation 3  along with numerous games and DVDs from a home he shared with a roommate in the 1100  block of Crescent. R...

 
 
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