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Attorney: Lawn Mower Accident Not A Crime

By associated-press On Thu, 28 Aug 2014 11:43:26

Attorney: Lawn Mower Accident Not A Crime

The attorney for a home day care owner who ran over a toddler with a lawn mower says the accident was not a crime. Last week's incident is not aggravated endangerment of a child. He says his 39-year-old client didn't act recklessly. Moses says she feels terrible about what happened to the 18-mont...

 
 

Kansas Primary Election Saw 20 Percent Turnout

By associated-press On Thu, 28 Aug 2014 00:23:13

Kansas Primary Election Saw 20 Percent Turnout

Kansas officials say about 20 percent of the state's 1.74 million registered voters took part in this month's primary elections. Secretary of State Kris Kobach chairs the three-member State Board of Canvassers, which certified the results of the Aug. 5 primaries on Wednesday. Nearly 351,000 ballo...

 
 

Panel Sides With Gas Firm in Kansas Condemnation

By associated-press On Thu, 28 Aug 2014 00:22:12

Panel Sides With Gas Firm in Kansas Condemnation

A court-appointed panel of petroleum engineering experts has sided with Omaha-based Northern Natural Gas over what it should pay for condemning nearly 9,200 acres in southern Kansas. U.S. District Judge Monti Belot on Wednesday gave the parties until Sept. 16 to file objections to the recommendat...

 
 

Kansas Board OKs 92-Year-Old’s Voter Registration

By associated-press On Thu, 28 Aug 2014 00:19:53

Kansas Board OKs 92-Year-Old’s Voter Registration

A Kansas board has approved the voter registration of a 92-year-old woman after she and her daughter presented copies of census records and a page from a battered family Bible to prove she was born in the U.S. Evelyn Howard of Shawnee went before the State Election Board on Wednesday because she ...

 
 

Small Plane Crash-Lands Near Kansas Airport

By associated-press On Thu, 28 Aug 2014 00:14:15

Small Plane Crash-Lands Near Kansas Airport

The Kansas Highway Patrol says a pilot and his passenger escaped injury when a small, twin-engine plane made a crash landing near an airport. The incident happened shortly before 11 a.m. Wednesday at the El Dorado Airport in Butler County. Authorities say the pilot was doing touch-and-go takeo...

 
 

Governor Visits Salina School

By ksal-staff On Wed, 27 Aug 2014 21:34:15

Governor Visits Salina School

Kansas Governor Sam Brownback visited a school in Salina on Wednesday. The governor made a stop at Salina Central High School to meet with students in the Jobs for America's Graduates, or JAG program. The program is dedicated to preventing dropouts among young people who are most at-risk. A ...

 
 

Salina Teachers Of The Year Honored

By ksal-staff On Wed, 27 Aug 2014 16:22:50

Salina Teachers Of The Year Honored

The Salina USD 305 School District honored its teachers of the year Tuesday evening. According to the district, Tiffany Wooten, adaptive special education teacher at Stewart Elementary, and Kelly Heizman, South High School English teacher, have been selected as USD 305 Teachers of the Year. They ...

 
 

Argument Escalates on Viemont

By ksal-staff On Wed, 27 Aug 2014 15:52:20

Argument Escalates on Viemont

A Salina man is arrested after waving a knife at three people on a porch. Officers were called to 600 block of Viemont Street on Tuesday night around 10:15pm, after a verbal confrontation turned violent. Police say 20-year-old Phillip Humphry was walking past a house when he and three people o...

 
 

Area Company To Award Community Funds

By ksal-staff On Wed, 27 Aug 2014 15:02:43

Area Company To Award Community Funds

A Minneapolis company is planning to award up to $25,000 to nonprofit organizations around the area. According to G.L. Huyett of Minneapolis, Project Drive will award up to $25,000 to nonprofit organizations to improve North Central Kansas communities. The company says that Project Drive was f...

 
 

Financial Education Programs Deficient As Student Debt Grows

By ksal-staff On Wed, 27 Aug 2014 14:33:01

Financial Education Programs Deficient As Student Debt Grows

As student debt load grows, its doubled since 2007, most universities aren't offering sufficient financial education programs to help students understand this financial burden, according to a new report whose authors include two Kansas State University professors. "Financial issues are one of th...

 
 
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