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Girl Scout Cookie Time Nearing

KSAL StaffJanuary 25, 2020

Each year Girl Scouts of Kansas Heartland learn valuable leadership and life skills through the Girl Scout Cookie Program® . Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Kansas girls will kick-off another year of entrepreneurship from Feb. 13 to Mar. 22 to power their own leadership opportunities and the next big adventure. This season, cookie customers have a new milestone to help girls reach their perso...

Salina Tech Announces Fall Honor Roll

KSAL StaffJanuary 25, 2020

Salina Area Technical College has announced its honor roll for the fall semester of 2019. The honor roll includes two levels. The President’s Honor Roll recognizes students who were enrolled in at least 12 credit hours of classes, and had a GPA of 4.0. The Dean’s Honor Roll is for students enrolled in at least 12 credit hours, with a GPA between 3.5 and 3.99. President’s Honor Roll ...

Mowery Walk-In Clinic Welcomes Two Nurse Practitioners

Todd PittengerJanuary 25, 2020

A new medical walk-clinic in Salina is adding staff. According to Mowery Clinic, nurse practitioners Ashley Forshee, APRN and Amy Radatz, APRN are now on staff at Mowery Walk-In Clinic. Forshe graduated from Simmons University with a master’s degree in nursing, and is board-certified by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. She joins Mowery Clinic with ten years of experience as a ...

New Medical Chief at Abilene Hospital

KSAL StaffJanuary 25, 2020

A new medical chief of staff is in place at the hospital in Abilene. According to the hospital, Dr. Megan Brown has been elected to serve as Memorial Hospital’s Chief of Medical Staff of the Full Medical Staff for 2020-2021. Dr. Brown is a family medicine/obstetrics physician with Heartland Health Care Clinic. The Chief of Medical Staff serves as the President of Memorial Hospital’s Medi...

Boys State Leadership Academy Taking Registrations

KSAL StaffJanuary 25, 2020

The American Legion Boys State of Kansas Leadership Academy is now taking registrations for its 2020 session.  The event, which will be in its 83rd year, will be held Sunday, May 31, through Friday, June 5, at Kansas State University in Manhattan. The ALBSKLA is for individuals who will enter their senior year of high school in the fall of 2020. It provides a relevant, interactive, problem-sol...

Abortion Legislation Discussion Planned in Salina

KSAL StaffJanuary 24, 2020

An event in Salina this weekend is designed to offer a little insight into legislation being considered in Topeka which could change abortion laws in Kansas. Some lawmakers are pushing to amend the state constitution and undo a Kansas Supreme Court ruling that said women have the right to abortion. The goal is to add a line to the state bill of rights saying abortion isn’t constitutionally pr...

Inmate Punches Female Guard

KSAL StaffJanuary 24, 2020

A Salina man who was in jail for smashing a power pole in a stolen truck back in December is facing new charges for attacking two guards. Saline County Sheriff Roger Soldan tells KSAL News that 20-year-old Zachary McKay was being moved to a different cell on Wednesday evening around 7:30pm when he allegedly attacked a female guard. Sheriff Soldan says the 63-year-old woman suffered fractured...

Suspected Counterfeiter Caught on Camera

Todd PittengerJanuary 24, 2020

Salina Police are asking for the public's help in identifying a suspect in a counterfeit case which dates back to last summer. According to police, on July 19th between 12:50-12:54 PM, a man entered the Little Caesars, 645 E Crawford, ordered food, and paid using a counterfeit bill.  This same person likewise attempted to pass counterfeit bills at the CVS, 681 S Ohio, on 7/19/2019, at 12:43 PM...

Critical Type O Blood Shortage

KSAL StaffJanuary 24, 2020

The American Red Cross has extended its urgent call for donors of all blood types to give blood. With influenza escalating across the country and preventing some donors from giving, and winter weather threatening to cancel blood drives, the Red Cross now has a critical shortage of type O blood and urgently needs donors to restock the shelves. O so needed Currently, the Red Cross has less tha...

Friday Feel Good: Rescue Mission Feeds the Hungry

Megan RoblJanuary 24, 2020

For those who are hungry and struggling to make ends meet, the Salina Rescue Mission is a place of hope in the Salina community. “It is important for people to know where their next meal is coming from so that they can focus on what they need to do to work towards securing a job, housing, and being able to move forward in life,” said Chad Young, executive director. The Rescue Mission’s...

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