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Bethany’s Biggest Week of the Year

By ksal-staff On Sun, 20 Mar 2016 12:02:59

Bethany’s Biggest Week of the Year

Bethany College, and the Lindsborg community, have started one of their busiest weeks of the year. Holy Week is underway, and that means that the Messiah Festival has started. The Festival kicked off  this Palm Sunday weekend with the opening of the Juried Student Art Exhibit in the Mingenback G...

 
 

Teens Survive After Airplane Crashes on Kansas Golf Course

By staff On Sun, 20 Mar 2016 11:02:38

Teens Survive After Airplane Crashes on Kansas Golf Course

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - A pair of teenagers was able to walk away from a rented airplane one of them was flying when it crashed onto a Kansas golf course. Wichita police say the pilot was a 17-year-old boy and the passenger an 18-year-old woman who were on their way from Nashville, Tennessee, to Jab...

 
 

Woman Accused of Slapping Police Horse During Trump Protest

By staff On Sun, 20 Mar 2016 10:58:19

Woman Accused of Slapping Police Horse During Trump Protest

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - A 29-year-old woman is accused slapping a Kansas City police officer's horse during a protest of a downtown rally for presidential candidate Donald Trump. April J. Foster was arrested at 5 p.m. Friday on a municipal charge of abuse of a police service animal. She was relea...

 
 

Taxes, Schools Dominate Legislative Update

By toddpittenger On Sat, 19 Mar 2016 16:25:25

Taxes, Schools Dominate Legislative Update

The four Salina area lawmakers were were back home Saturday to give an update on the 2016 Legislative Session in Topeka. A crowd of about 50 people participated in a question and answer session Saturday with Senator Tom Arpke and  State Representatives, Steven Johnson, Diana Dierks and J.R. Clae...

 
 

Kansas Masons Give $2.5 million to Kansas State Programs

By staff On Sat, 19 Mar 2016 12:13:13

Kansas Masons Give $2.5 million to Kansas State Programs

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) - Masons from 220 lodges in Kansas have donated a total of $2.5 million to three Kansas State University programs. The Kansas Masonic Foundation's gifts will support the Kansas PRIDE program, the Center for the Advancement of Entrepreneurship and the Office of Military and Ve...

 
 

Woman Pleads Guilty in Homicide on Wichita State Campus

By staff On Sat, 19 Mar 2016 12:11:48

Woman Pleads Guilty in Homicide on Wichita State Campus

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - A woman has accepted a plea deal in a man's shooting death on the Wichita State University campus. Eboni Fingal of Wichita pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter and robbery in the August 2015 death of 23-year-old Rayan Ibrahim Baba in the parking lot of a university stud...

 
 

2 Suspended Kansas Officers Under Investigation

By staff On Sat, 19 Mar 2016 12:10:54

2 Suspended Kansas Officers Under Investigation

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) - Authorities say two Kansas City, Kansas police officers have been suspended and are under investigation. The Kansas City Star reports that police said the officers were suspended with pay on Saturday. As part of the "dignitary detail," the officers were assigned to the ma...

 
 

Topeka Symphony to Memorialize ’66 Tornado With Stormy Music

By staff On Sat, 19 Mar 2016 12:08:44

Topeka Symphony to Memorialize ’66 Tornado With Stormy Music

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - The Topeka Symphony Orchestra is performing stormy music to commemorate the upcoming 50th anniversary of a tornado that killed 16 people. The Capital-Journal reports that the performance is scheduled Saturday night at the White Concert Hall on the campus of Washburn University...

 
 

Farm Expo Coming to Salina

By ksal-staff On Sat, 19 Mar 2016 11:00:26

Farm Expo Coming to Salina

It's been a Salina tradition now for over a half-century. Vendors will begin moving in later this month to the 51st Mid America Farm Expo. Over 200 companies from around the United States will be exhibiting their products at Salina’s Bicentennial Center and Saline County Livestock & Expo Ce...

 
 

Effort to Protect Eagles in Kansas

By associated-press On Fri, 18 Mar 2016 15:39:49

Effort to Protect Eagles in Kansas

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Parks officials are taking steps to protect a pair of eagles and their babies who are nesting at a lake just east of Topeka. Shawnee County workers - with the help of the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism - placed two buoys this week in Lake Shawnee. The goal is...

 
 
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