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Residential Burglary in Salina

Jeremy BohnJanuary 16, 2019

Two Salina residents are picking up the pieces and looking for help in finding whoever was responsible for entering their home and stealing several belongings. Police Capt. Paul Forrester tells KSAL News that the burglary occurred between 4:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. on Wednesday at 120 E. Prescott in Salina. The residence's two occupants, Jordan Poague, 25, and Cierra Wilson, 24, both returned home...

New Air Tanker Coming to Kansas Base

MetroSourceJanuary 16, 2019

A new air refueling tanker will be delivered to McConnell Air Force Base. The first KC-46A will be accepted during a ceremony at the base on January 25th. McConnell Air Force base underwent 267-million-dollars in construction and renovations in preparation for the arrival of the new aircraft....

Roller Coaster Renamed For Mahomes

KSAL StaffJanuary 16, 2019

Worlds of Fun is showing its support for the Kansas City Chiefs. The amusement park has a ride called the "Patriot," but the park has temporarily renamed the ride "The Patrick" in honor of Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes. The "Patriot" is a steel inverted roller coaster. Worlds of Fun officials posted a picture of the altered sign for the ride. The Chiefs take on the New England Pat...

Third Superintendent Candidate to Interview

KSAL StaffJanuary 16, 2019

The third of four candidates vying to be the next superintendent at USD 305 is spending Wednesday in Salina. According to the district, John Philip Thissen will interview for the position of superintendent with the board of education. Thissen is the third of four finalists that the board will interview. Finalists were selected for interview based on their fit with desired characteristics that w...

Governor Restores LGBT Protections

Todd PittengerJanuary 16, 2019

Kansas Governor Laura Kelly is restoring protections for LGBT state workers. The newly inaugurated Kelly signed her first official act as governor Tuesday, ordering state agencies to prohibit discrimination against LGBT employees. Kelly's order also covers people who work for state contractors. Kelly said via social media "as my first official act as Governor, I am reinstating protections to...

Salina To Celebrate King Legacy

Todd PittengerJanuary 16, 2019

Salina will recognize the life, legacy, and leadership of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. this weekend. Multiple events are planned. As part of MLK  Jr. Week, there is a community potluck on Saturday at 6:00 p.m. at Sunrise Presbyterian Church,  825 E. Beloit Avenue. Open to the public, those who attend are asked to bring a dish to share. Drinks and tableware are provided. On Sunday a 3:30 p.m....

USD 305 Superintendent Finalist: William Biermann

Jeremy BohnJanuary 15, 2019

The second of four superintendent of schools finalists for USD 305 Salina was introduced to the public on Tuesday afternoon. Several interested citizens were introduced to William Biermann, the current superintendent at USD 352 Goodland at the USD 305 district office in Salina. Biermann now joins David McGehee as one of the four finalists for the top position at USD 305 Salina. Biermann tell...

Rider Ejected off Motorcycle

KSAL StaffJanuary 15, 2019

A work zone accident has Salina Police reminding motorists to be extra vigilant around road and downtown construction. According to Sergeant David Villanueva, a motorcyclist was injured last week near the intersection of N. Ohio and Ash after traffic was backed up due to construction. Police say 25-year-old Alex Hanley of Salina was stopped on his motorcycle in a long line of vehicles - when...

Original Béla Fleck & The Flecktones Coming to Salina

KSAL StaffJanuary 15, 2019

A groundbreaking banjoist/composer/bandleader is coming to Salina.Béla Fleck has reconvened the original ‘Béla Fleck & The Flecktones’ and they are coming to the Stiefel Theatre. Rocket Science marks the first recording by the first fab four Flecktones in almost two decades, with pianist/harmonica player Howard Levy back in the fold alongside Fleck, bassist Victor Wooten, and percussi...

Farm Truck Fire

KSAL StaffJanuary 15, 2019

No one was injured after a grain truck caught on fire Monday afternoon. Saline County Sheriff Roger Soldan tells KSAL News that members of Rural Fire District #6 responded to the 3000 block of W. Farrelly Road on Monday around 1:30pm to the the report of a grain truck on fire. Deputies say owner, David Persigehl started up the 1979 Chevy and quickly discovered a fire had ignited under the ho...




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