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KSU Salina Welcomes Brazilian Students

By ksal-staff On Tue, 02 Sep 2014 13:58:12

KSU Salina Welcomes Brazilian Students

Kansas State University Salina is experiencing an influx in its international student population this year after 55 Brazilian students arrived on campus to study engineering technology. The students are participating in the Brazil Scientific Mobility Program, which allows them to study for one y...

 
 

Study Links Gender To Crashes

By associated-press On Tue, 02 Sep 2014 12:47:57

Study Links Gender To Crashes

A new Kansas State University study finds gender affects the likelihood of young drivers being involved in different types of crashes. For the study, a civil engineering professor and doctoral student looked at five years of Kansas accidents involving 16- to 24-year-old drivers. Their findings...

 
 

State Gets Grant To Push Healthier Meals

By associated-press On Tue, 02 Sep 2014 12:46:14

State Gets Grant To Push Healthier Meals

Kansas is receiving nearly $350,000 in federal grants to help schools serve healthier meals and snacks. The Kansas Department of Education says it will use the money from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to provide training. The state also will take steps to increase participation in the school...

 
 

State Fair To Showcase New Museum

By associated-press On Tue, 02 Sep 2014 12:44:07

State Fair To Showcase New Museum

When the Kansas State Fair opens Friday, it will include a new museum honoring a longtime painter and fair fixture who died last year. The fair's new Lair White House is located on the site of the former home of J.B. Holdren, long known as Bardo the Clown. He was a clown and show painter at the f...

 
 

Device found at Wichita motel novelty item

By associated-press On Mon, 01 Sep 2014 22:02:01

Device found at Wichita motel novelty item

A Wichita motel employee who was cleaning rooms found a device with wires and a pair of tubes that were made to look like sticks of dynamite, but it turned out to be a novelty item. The Wichita Eagle reports 30 people were evacuated from the Mark 8 Inn shortly after the employee reported the item...

 
 

71-year-old killed in shootout with officers

By associated-press On Mon, 01 Sep 2014 21:52:38

71-year-old killed in shootout with officers

A 71-year-old central Kansas man has been identified as the person killed in a shootout with Kansas Highway Patrol troopers and Barton County deputies over the weekend. Barton County Sheriff Brian Bellendir on Monday identified the man as George Carson of rural Barton County. He was wounded durin...

 
 

Drug abuse top reason for removing kids from home

By associated-press On Mon, 01 Sep 2014 21:48:28

Drug abuse top reason for removing kids from home

Reports from the Kansas Department for Children and Families show that more children in the state are removed from their homes and placed in foster care because of concerns about parents' drug and alcohol abuse than for any other primary reason - including physical abuse, neglect and sexual abuse. ...

 
 

Work Hard but Can’t Get Ahead?

By joan-jerkovich On Mon, 01 Sep 2014 16:17:00

Work Hard but Can’t Get Ahead?

What can I do about the fact that no matter how hard I work I can’t ever seem to get ahead? In these difficult economic times, I hear this all too often… so many people have lost their jobs and are struggling either to find a job or make do in a new job where their pay and benefits have been ...

 
 

Man Shot And Killed By KC Police

By associated-press On Mon, 01 Sep 2014 12:14:58

Man Shot And Killed By KC Police

Kansas City police say a man has been shot and killed during a confrontation with officers. The shooting happened early Sunday after officers received a report about a suspicious person armed with a gun in the northeast party of the city. Police said in a news release that officers encountered th...

 
 

Officer Shoots Suspect In Barton County

By ksal-staff On Sun, 31 Aug 2014 14:32:04

Officer Shoots Suspect In Barton County

A person is shot and killed by law enforcement in Barton County Saturday night. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, at 6:40 PM troopers assisted the Barton County Sheriff's Office with an armed suspect. The armed suspect had previously injured a family member, and was threatening to harm othe...

 
 
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