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“Walk Kansas” Gears Up For 2023

Pat Melgares / KSU Research and ExtensionFebruary 4, 2023

Two-thirds of chronic diseases – diabetes, heart disease, arthritis and others -- can be prevented by lifestyle changes. So, each year about this time, Sharolyn Jackson gets pretty excited about a program that rallies thousands of Kansans and their friends to have a little fun and improve their mental and physical health. Jackson is the state leader of K-State Research and Extension’s po...

Copper Thieves Sought

Todd PittengerFebruary 3, 2023

The Saline County Sheriff's Office seeking tips in a case involving the theft of copper wire. The case is the latest Salina Crime Stoppers crime of the week. According to the agency, between February 2nd, 2023, and February 3rd, 2023, between the hours of 5:30PM and 8:30AM unknown suspect(s) forced entry into a locked storage unit in the 2100 Blk of E North St in rural Saline County. Once insid...

Salina Police Log 2-3-23

KSAL StaffFebruary 3, 2023

A Salina motorist was cited for inattentive driving after hitting a pedestrian on Thursday afternoon. Police Captain Paul Forrester tells KSAL News that 66-year-old Jeffrey Herzog was westbound on Crawford and was attempting a left hand turn on 4th Street when he hit a 40-year-old woman crossing the street. The victim was not transported to the hospital but later went to Salina Regional Health Cen...

Stolen SUV Recovered

KSAL StaffFebruary 3, 2023

Salina Police have recovered a stolen vehicle that was taken from a mortuary last week. Officers were sent to Theatre Salina, 303 E. Iron on Thursday after a staff member noticed a man looking into a blue, 2012 Suzuki Vitara that was parked in the Theatre's lot with the driver's side door open. The man left the scene on a mountain bike before officers arrived but cops were able to identify t...

Powerball Climbs to $700 Million

Todd PittengerFebruary 3, 2023

It's grown to one of largest jackpots in U.S. lottery history. With no winner Wednesday night, the Powerball jackpot continues to climb and is now one of the top 10 largest ever. According to the lottery, Saturday's jackpot is estimated at $700 with a cash option of $375.7 million. If a player wins Saturday’s jackpot, it will rank as the sixth-largest Powerball jackpot and the tenth-largest U...

Hoisington Police Investigate Attempted Kidnapping

Todd PittengerFebruary 3, 2023

Police in Hoisington are seeking tips in an attempted kidnapping case. Police say on February 1st at approximately 6:15 pm a report was made in reference to an attempted kidnapping in the 800 blk of W 2nd St. The victim reports as he was walking he was approached by subjects in a white van. The victim reports a male subject in the van attempted to force him into the vehicle, although the victim...

KSU Program Training Vets For Rural Kansas

Kansas State University February 3, 2023

Seven students in the College of Veterinary Medicine at Kansas State University have been chosen for the largest veterinary scholarship program offered by the state of Kansas: The Veterinary Training Program for Rural Kansas, or VTPRK. The new recipients are first-year veterinary students Chance Kopsa, Beloit; Ryann Allison, Fort Scott; Emily Headrick, Kismet; Milan Black, Pratt; Madaly...

$1.8 Billion Semiconductor Project Unveiled

Sherman SmithFebruary 3, 2023

Kansas officials revealed a megadeal Thursday with Wichita-based Integra Technologies, which will receive $304 million in tax incentives over 10 years in exchange for a $1.8 billion investment in the manufacture of computer chips. As part of the deal, Integra plans to add 1,994 jobs and build a million-square-foot facility in Wichita. The deal is contingent on the company securing an unspecifie...

AG Kobach on KSAL

Jeff GarretsonFebruary 2, 2023

Kansas Attorney General Kris Kobach is looking for more ways to fight the onslaught and deadly effects of fentanyl in the Sunflower State. The newly sworn in AG joined in the KSAL Morning News Extra this week to share his game plan against the drug blamed for a rise in deaths for people who are 18-to-45 years of age. [audio mp3="https://www.ksal.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/02/kobach-1.mp3"][...

Salina Man Fires Gun at Intruder

KSAL StaffFebruary 2, 2023

A new Salina homeowner fires his gun during an encounter with an intruder. Police Captain Paul Forrester tells KSAL News that neighbors in the 200 block of South 10th Street called 911 after hearing multiple gunshots and seeing a man in the street with a pistol on Tuesday night. Police say Molina Fernando had moved in about a week ago and had come home around 6:50pm to find a stranger in his...

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