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Student Art on Display

KSAL StaffMarch 21, 2019

The work of 19 Salina Central High School Visual Art Department students will be included in the exhibit “Art Factory 19” on display in Salina Public Library’s Gallery 708 through April 12. According to the library, a reception for the artists will be from 4-5:30 p.m. April 5, in conjunction with Frist Friday Night Live. The exhibit features work by students of Larry Cullins, Salina Ce...

Hospital Names Senior Vice President/Chief Medical Officer

KSAL StaffMarch 21, 2019

More leadership is being added at Salina Regional Health Center. According to the hospital, Robert Freelove, M.D. has been named Senior Vice President/Chief Medical Officer effective July 15, 2019. Freelove will be part of the hospital’s executive team, with direct responsibilities of the Salina Regional Medical Group, clinical integration of its system and clinical expansion in the region. ...

Salina Artist Designs 2019 Festival Print

Salina Arts and HumanitiesMarch 21, 2019

Painter and muralist Katy England has been selected to design the 2019 Smoky Hill River Festival Print. A native of Salina, England works most often in the medium of acrylic painting. In creating this year’s Festival Print, England depicted a view of the Smoky Hill River from the Mulberry Bridge in Oakdale Park on a large canvas, then produced a digital print of the original painting. The 201...

Fort Riley named Army Community of Excellence

Fort RileyMarch 21, 2019

The Department of the Army named Fort Riley as a Bronze medal winner for the 2019 Army Communities of Excellence. "Truly spectacular," said Maj. Gen. John S. Kolasheski, commanding general of the 1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley. "It's a tough Army competition, and our workforce's efforts paid off in this recognition of excellence. My personal congratulations to every member of the Fort Ril...

K-State Poly Budget Gets $500,000 Boost

KSAL StaffMarch 21, 2019

A Salina school's budget is getting getting  a boost thanks to a Salina legislator. Kansas State University’s polytechnic campus in Salina received a boost of over half a million dollars in House Appropriations Committee Wednesday afternoon. According to Salina Representative J.R. Claeys, he added the funds primarily to address instructor shortages in the professional pilot program. “Wh...

Saline County Officer Shooting Suspect Arrested

Todd PittengerMarch 20, 2019

A suspect from an officer involved shooting that occurred in early February in Saline County is out of the hospital, and in jail. According to the Kansas Bureau of Investigation, on Tuesday 25-year-old Colt F. Wright of Derby, was released from Ascension Via Christi St. Francis in Wichita, where he received medical treatment from injuries sustained in the shooting with police. When released from ...

Multiple Items Stolen From Vehicle

Jeremy BohnMarch 20, 2019

Two victims from Salina are out of several belongings after their vehicle was burglarized. Police Capt. Gary Hanus tells KSAL News that the theft happened between 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. on Tuesday from a vehicle in the 2300 block of Centennial. The two victims who had belongings taken from the vehicle say that two iPads, a log book, glasses and a backpack were all removed. There was no forced ...

‘Bloodbath’ Comment Alarms Store Patrons

Jeremy BohnMarch 20, 2019

Alarmed customers called authorities after a Salina man allegedly made threats at a business. Police Capt. Gary Hanus tells KSAL News that officers were sent to Wal-Mart, 2900 S. 9th St.,  at 7 a.m. on Tuesday after receiving multiple calls from concerned customers in reference to a disturbance at the store. Multiple witnesses told authorities that a man was allegedly highly agitated, actin...

Match Madness Countdown

KSAL StaffMarch 20, 2019

Match Madness tips off Thursday at the Salina Fieldhouse. The eighth annual event is one of the biggest days of the year to help boost non-profit and service organizations around Salina. Megan Robl with the Greater Salina Community Foundation tells KSAL News that gifts can be earmarked for your favorite charity from 7am to 7pm. [audio mp3="https://www.ksal.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/3...

From Salina to Woodstock

Todd PittengerMarch 20, 2019

One of the bands headlining this year's Smoky Hill River Festival in Salina has landed another big gig. Larkin Poe will perform at the 50th anniversary Woodstock concert. Larkin Poe, fronted by sisters Rebecca Lovell and Megan Lovell, is scheduled to play on the first day of the three day Woodstock 50 concert on August 16th in Watkins Glen New York. Prior to their performance at Woodstock, L...

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