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Fort Riley Soldiers Providing Wildfire Aid

By ksal-staff On Thu, 27 Aug 2015 13:22:11

Fort Riley Soldiers Providing Wildfire Aid

Soldiers from Fort Riley are helping in the effort to fight wildfires in the western part of the country. According to the Army, soldiers assigned to 2nd General Support Aviation Battalion, 1st Aviation Regiment, 1st Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, are providing around-the-clock m...

 
 

Drones Could Be Big Business in Kansas

By associated-press On Thu, 27 Aug 2015 13:08:44

Drones Could Be Big Business in Kansas

Kansas officials are planning a public summit on drones this fall. The Kansas USA Summit will be Oct. 15 in Wichita. Tiffany Brown, aviation director for the Kansas Department of Transportation, said Wednesday the meeting's main objective is to show legislators and the public the businesses and r...

 
 

Manhattan Bank Robbed

By ksal-staff On Wed, 26 Aug 2015 21:59:13

Manhattan Bank Robbed

A Manhattan bank was robbed late Wednesday morning. According to the Riley County Police Department, at about 10:20 AM officers responded to a reported robbery at the Sunflower Bank located at 2710 Anderson Ave. There were no weapons used during the robbery. Officers were told that a white mal...

 
 

Mountain Lion Spotted In NW Kansas

By ksal-staff On Wed, 26 Aug 2015 21:29:02

Mountain Lion Spotted In NW Kansas

Officials have confirmed a new mountain lion sighting in Kansas, this one in the northwest part of the state. According to the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks, and Tourism wildlife biologists a mountain lion sighting in Rooks County. The big cat was near the community of Webster. A remote...

 
 

Kansas Judge Allows Suit Over Citizenship Rule to Continue

By associated-press On Wed, 26 Aug 2015 21:25:15

Kansas Judge Allows Suit Over Citizenship Rule to Continue

A Kansas judge is allowing two voters to continue pursuing a lawsuit challenging how Secretary of State Kris Kobach is enforcing a proof of citizenship requirement for registering. Shawnee County District Judge Franklin Theis also suggested in an order that Kobach exceeded his authority in declar...

 
 

Auction of Mid-Continent Terminal Items Brings in $83K

By associated-press On Wed, 26 Aug 2015 20:58:19

Auction of Mid-Continent Terminal Items Brings in $83K

Wichita officials say an auction of items from the city's old Mid-Continent Airport terminal is expected to net about $83,000. The Wichita Eagle reports people bid on everything from bathroom signs to the lobby bar during the auction Tuesday. Sets of the airport's Herman Miller seats went for as ...

 
 

Kansas Agency OKs Increases to Health Insurance Premiums

By associated-press On Wed, 26 Aug 2015 20:33:05

Kansas Agency OKs Increases to Health Insurance Premiums

Kansas residents who buy health insurance on their own could see their premiums increase up to 25.4 percent next year under new rates approved by the state's Insurance Department this week. The state agency says fewer than 5 percent of residents would be affected by the rate increases it approved...

 
 

Kobach, Clinton Trade Social Media Barbs

By associated-press On Wed, 26 Aug 2015 20:06:04

Kobach, Clinton Trade Social Media Barbs

Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach is trading barbs over social media with Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on voting rights. The spat was sparked by Kobach's proposal to throw out after 90 days names of more than 34,000 potential voters who registered in the state, but didn't...

 
 

Kansas ACT Scores Above National Average But Change Little

By associated-press On Wed, 26 Aug 2015 20:03:14

Kansas ACT Scores Above National Average But Change Little

Kansas high school students taking the ACT college entrance exam are scoring better on average than their peers nationally and a higher percentage appear ready for college courses. But figures released Wednesday by ACT also show that average scores for Kansas students haven't changed much in rece...

 
 

Day of Service Planned

By jeff-garretson On Wed, 26 Aug 2015 16:52:19

Day of Service Planned

Volunteers are needed to help install or check on smoke detectors around Salina next month. Nancy Klostermeyer with the Volunteer Connection tells KSAL News that teams of three people will help install up to 800 new smoke detectors during the 'Good Deeds in Salina,' planned for Saturday, Septemb...

 
 
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