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A Handy Way to Fish

Todd PittengerJune 19, 2021

It’s not a season for everyone, but with enough grit and vigor, you just might be up to the challenge. The handfishing for flathead catfish season is now open. According to the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks, and Tourism, there are a couple of things to consider: Handfishing is allowed only in certain areas: the Arkansas River; the Kansas River, from its origin to the downs...

KU Gets Alzheimer’s Research Funding

Todd PittengerJune 18, 2021

The University of Kansas has received funding for Alzheimer's disease research. According to Senator Roger Marshal's office, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) awarded the University of Kansas more than $1.1 million to develop a more comprehensive understanding of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) progression by evaluating various biomarkers within minority populations, an underrepresented group...

Adult Care Facility COVID Testing Mandated

Todd PittengerJune 18, 2021

Kansas is ordering COVID testing at all adult care facilities in the state. Governor Laura Kelly Friday directed Kansas Department of Health and Environment Secretary Dr. Lee Norman to issue an order requiring COVID-19 testing in all adult care facilities statewide beginning immediately. According to the Governor's office, state-licensed adult care facilities were no longer required to conti...

Bicycle Thief Caught on Camera

Todd PittengerJune 18, 2021

Police are asking for the public's help in identifying a thief who was caught on camera. The crime is this week's Salina Crime Stoppers crime of the week. On May 19th Salina Police Officers took a report which indicated a theft occurred in the parking lot of the Super 8 Motel, 120 E Diamond Drive. The victim reported a bicycle was stolen from a rear bike rack of their vehicle. The bicycle wa...

Kansas Lottery Officials: Somebody’s Holding Winning Ticket Worth $50K

MetrosourceJune 18, 2021

A lucky Kansas Lottery player is holding a Powerball ticket worth 50-thousand dollars. According to a lottery spokesperson, the as-yet-unredeemed ticket matched four numbers and the Powerball to win. Those winning numbers, which were announced on Wednesday, are 19, 29, 34, 44 and 50, plus Powerball 25 and PowerPlay 2X. Lottery officials say tomorrow's Powerball drawing includes a jackpot ...

Pickup vs Motorcycle Crash

KSAL StaffJune 18, 2021

A Salina man was banged up after his Harley was hit by a pickup at an intersection. Police Captain Paul Forrester says 59-year-old Dennis Marlow had scrapes on his arms, back and left leg after an accident on Thursday evening around 5:40pm at Cloud and Quincy. Police say 35-year-old Tyler Paulson did not see the motorcycle in time to avoid the crash in his 2008 Ford F150. He was cited for fa...

Burglar Caught on Video

KSAL StaffJune 18, 2021

A burglar was arrested after a police officer recognized him on surveillance video. Salina Police arrested 57-year-old Merelyn Hendricks in connection to a couple of crimes inside restaurants that are under construction on E. Crawford. Captain Paul Forrester tells KSAL News that Hendricks was caught on video on Thursday, breaking into The Original Taco Grande, 1019 E. Crawford and the new Fredd...

Extra Caution Needed on Kansas Roads During Harvest

KSAL StaffJune 18, 2021

It’s a busy time for farmers in Kansas with harvest underway and hay season in full swing. Motorists are reminded to use caution and patience when traveling around farm trucks, tractors, combines and other implements. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, most farm equipment is not designed to travel at highway speeds and may only travel 15-25 mph. Farm equipment is often wider than the lan...

7 Warnings for Toxic Algae, 3 Watches

Todd PittengerJune 18, 2021

The pond at Salina’s Jerry Ivey park is among seven bodies of water in Kansas now under a public health warning. Additionally, another three are under a watch. The Kansas Department of Health and Environment in conjunction with the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism has issued public health advisories for four Kansas lakes and ponds  due to toxic blue-green algae. Warning: ...

Salvation Army Helping Beat the Heat

Todd PittengerJune 17, 2021

The extreme heat has prompted one Salina organization to keep its doors open extended hours to help those who have no where else to go to stay cool. Earlier this summer the Salina Salvation Army gave away free fans. Fans help relieve the sweltering summer heat, but some days finding an air-conditioned space is the safest option. The agency is staying open as a heat relief center. The Salvati...


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