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New Year’s Eve Ball Drop In Manhattan

By associated-press On Mon, 29 Dec 2014 11:18:42

New Year’s Eve Ball Drop In Manhattan

An estimated 10,000 New Year's Eve revelers are expected to turn out in the Kansas town known as the Little Apple for a ball-drop event modeled after the one in New York's Times Square. Manhattan is staging its annual New Year's Eve celebration in the Aggieville bar and entertainment district. We...

 
 

Petulant Princess Wife?

By joan-jerkovich On Mon, 29 Dec 2014 06:11:34

Petulant Princess Wife?

I have 2 months to prepare for a culinary exhibition at a prestigious school. I work at a popular restaurant that keeps me on my toes and a wife who does as well. My wife doesn’t work but stays home with our dogs. I’m fine with it except she is always making demands. This week she wants to re...

 
 

Alcohol Related Rape Tough To Prosecute

By associated-press On Mon, 29 Dec 2014 02:05:39

Alcohol Related Rape Tough To Prosecute

A newspaper analysis of court records in the county where the University of Kansas is located has found that alcohol-fueled acquaintance rape cases are challenging to prosecute. In the past 10 years, Douglas County juries convicted three rapists. In the cases, the rapists overpowered their victi...

 
 

Suicide Suspected In Shooting Range Death

By associated-press On Mon, 29 Dec 2014 01:59:33

Suicide Suspected In Shooting Range Death

Police suspect suicide in the death of a Fort Riley soldier at a shooting range in Kansas. A report from the Riley County Police Department says the 20-year-old man died of a gunshot wound Dec. 20 at Ogden's Best Gun Range. Police said they do not believe his death was accidental. The man ha...

 
 

Congress To Make Key Drone Decisions

By associated-press On Sun, 28 Dec 2014 14:47:48

Congress To Make Key Drone Decisions

The Obama administration is on the verge of proposing long-awaited rules for commercial drone operations in U.S. skies, but key decisions on how much access to grant drones are likely to come from Congress. Federal Aviation Administration officials have said they want to release proposed rules be...

 
 

2014: Falling Grain Prices, Rising Cattle

By associated-press On Sun, 28 Dec 2014 14:19:46

2014: Falling Grain Prices, Rising Cattle

Farmers and ranchers across Kansas are wrapping a growing season marked by rapidly changing fortunes buffeted by weather and markets. The 2014 farming year in Kansas brought a meager winter wheat harvest before late spring rains eased drought conditions just in time to green up pastures and susta...

 
 

Salina Murder Conviction Overturned

By ksal-staff On Sun, 28 Dec 2014 14:16:57

Salina Murder Conviction Overturned

The Kansas Supreme Court has reversed the murder convictions of a Salina man who was convicted of killing two people, one during a burglary and another after an argument. Back in December of 2010 a Saline County jury convicted Willie Smith-Parker of first-degree premeditated murder and second-deg...

 
 

March ends at St. Louis Arch, closes monument

By associated-press On Sun, 28 Dec 2014 02:06:05

March ends at St. Louis Arch, closes monument

About 125 people protesting police violence have marched in St. Louis to the Gateway Arch, prompting park police to close the monument early. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that protesters, holding signs with slogans including "Black Lives Matter," also briefly blocked some streets Saturday....

 
 

Salina Teen Crashes On Icy Road

By ksal-staff On Sat, 27 Dec 2014 02:11:32

Salina Teen Crashes On Icy Road

A Salina teen was hurt in a single-vehicle crash on an icy road in western Kansas Friday afternoon. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, 18-year-old Courtney Ziegler was driving a car headed west on Interstate 70. As she began to take exit 70 she lost control due to icy road conditions. The ca...

 
 

UPDATE: Missing Salina Woman Found

By ksal-staff On Sat, 27 Dec 2014 01:39:30

UPDATE: Missing Salina Woman Found

A missing Salina woman has been found. According to family, 25-year-old Shyla Bisterfeldt was found in a ditch near Hutchinson. She was taken to a hospital as a precaution, but has no serious injuries. No details on how she came to be in the ditch were immediately available. Shayla had been...

 
 
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