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Gov. Kelly Names Anderson to Education Authority

Lauren FitzgeraldJuly 18, 2019

Kansas Governor Laura Kelly appointed Dr. Tiffany Anderson to the Postsecondary Technical Education Authority. “Dr. Anderson is the right choice for this important assignment,” Kelly said. “She’s highly qualified, driven, and knows education at every level, to include higher education.” Currently, Anderson serves as superintendent for the Topeka public schools district, USD 501. Sh...

Gun Stolen from Van at Pool

KSAL StaffJuly 18, 2019

Salina Police were called to Kenwood Cove a couple of times on Wednesday. According to Police Captain Paul Forrester around 2:30pm officers were sent to the pool at 701 W. Kenwood Drive to investigate a vehicle burglary. Police say someone entered an unlocked Honda Odyssey van in the parking lot and stole a purse and a storage bag that had a Interarms Starfire 9mm pistol inside. Keys, a wedding...

Girl Safe after River Scare

KSAL StaffJuly 18, 2019

A Salina police officer and a private citizen helped pull a scared and exhausted teen from the water to safety earlier this week. Police Captain Paul Forrester tells KSAL News that on Tuesday evening a 14-year-old girl was playing in the ditch just north of Bill Burke Park and was swept by the current into the Smoky Hill River channel. Police say the girl was near the bank, clinging to a roc...

Drowsy Russell County Crash

Jeremy BohnJuly 18, 2019

A Nevada man is sent to the hospital after crashing his vehicle on Interstate-70. The Kansas Highway Patrol tells KSAL News that his pickup truck was traveling westbound on I-70 in Russell County when the driver fell asleep and struck the guardrail in the median. The truck traveled back across the eastbound lanes of traffic rolling an unknown amount of times before coming to a rest in the south...

Authorities Seek Masked Man Who Robbed Wichita Bank

MetroSourceJuly 18, 2019

Wichita police are on the lookout for a temporarily masked man who robbed a local bank yesterday morning. Authorities say the suspect made off with an unknown amount of cash from the Southwest National Bank near 31st Street South and Seneca. No one was injured during the robbery. The FBI is assisting local law enforcement in tracking the suspect....

Excessive Heat Warning

KSAL StaffJuly 17, 2019

The National Weather Service in Wichita has issued an Excessive Heat Warning for a 26-county area including Saline, Lincoln, Russell, Rice, McPherson and Marion Counties. EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 PM CDT SATURDAY. Heat Index Values between 105 and 108 due to afternoon temperatures from the upper 90s in southeast Kansas and 100 to near 105 in south...

Rope Trick Cowboy

KSAL StaffJuly 17, 2019

A four-time world champion trick roper and two-time world champion gun spinner is headed for Abilene. Rider Kiesner and his palomino horse, Lemonade will bring their rip-roaring act to the Wild Bill Hickok Rodeo in Abilene July 31-August 3.   The 27-year-old cowboy from Ripley Oklahoma thrills with his rope tricks, spinning guns, and cracking the whip while his beautiful assistant, Beth...

Police Looking For Car Thief

Jeremy BohnJuly 17, 2019

Salina Police have a potential suspect in mind in a car theft. Police Capt. Paul Forrester tells KSAL News that an officer on patrol witnessed a white 2008 Ford Taurus driving erratically in the area of 8th and Woodland at 8:20 p.m. on Tuesday. The officer noticed that the driver also appeared to be traveling faster than the 30 mph posted speed limit. The officer attempted to catch up to the...

Missing Manhattan Teen

KSAL StaffJuly 17, 2019

Family and friends are asking for the public's help in locating a missing Manhattan teen. Kansas Missing & Unsolved tells KSAL News that 17-year-old Bailey Collier, Manhattan, has been missing since Monday. There is concern for Collier's safety, because she represents herself as an adult online. She was last seen getting in to a red car and may be with a male known as "Presley." Colli...

Art Center to Celebrate ‘The Giant of Modern Art’

MIsty SereneJuly 17, 2019

Salina Art Center Cinema, 150 S. Santa Fe, presents the next Exhibition on Screen; Matisse: From Tate Modern and MoMA, Friday, Aug. 2 at 3pm and an encore showing Saturday, Aug. 3 at 11am. All tickets are only $6. Hailed as the most successful exhibition in Tate Modern’s history, art lovers can catch this once-in-a-lifetime exhibition at Salina Art Center Cinema, featuring exclusive footage f...

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