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Tip Helps Catch Burglar

Todd PittengerMay 23, 2022

A tip prompted by a social media post helped the Dickinson County Sheriff's Office bust a burglar who they believe stole from an adult entertainment store. According to the agency, Friday night  at approximately 9:53 deputies responded to Lion’s Den, located at 2349 Fair Road in Dickinson County, to a commercial business alarm.  They discovered a white male had entered the occupied business...

Salina Officer Graduates From Academy

Todd PittengerMay 23, 2022

A Salina Police Officer is among twenty new law enforcement officers who graduated from the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center on Friday. Salina Police Officer Marc Coletti was among the graduates, and also received a fitness award. According to the training center, Officer Daniel Harshbarger of the Rose Hill Police Department was the graduating class president. The speaker for the ceremon...

Spray Paint Incident in South Salina

KSAL StaffMay 23, 2022

Two Salina businesses are involved in damage to property cases from over the weekend. Police Capt. Paul Forrester tells KSAL News that between May 19 and May 22, a wall and dumpster were spray painted in a stretch on S. Ninth Street. The south wall of MedExpress, located at 2770 S. Ninth, and a dumpster owner by Arby's, located at 2800 S. Ninth, were affected. The cases are believed to be co...

Man Caught in Scam Loses Over $60,000

KSAL StaffMay 23, 2022

An area man has been taken advantage of in a scam that's been prevalent lately. Saline County Sheriff Roger Soldan tells KSAL News that the 69-year-old victim reported to authorities on Friday that he had been involved in a scam. The man told deputies that he got an email from what he thought to be Best Buy's "Geek Squad". The email was about a membership and was charging him to renew. The vic...

KSU Salina Awards Nine Premier Scholarships

Todd PittengerMay 23, 2022

Kansas State University Salina Aerospace and Technology Campus is awarding premier scholarships to nine incoming freshmen for the 2022-2023 academic year.   According to the school, the scholarships include five prizes from the Vanier family and four Hardman endowment winners. These renewable scholarships are awarded to incoming K-State Salina students each year.   Garrett Denning, incom...

VIDEO: Mural Mission Accomplished

Todd PittengerMay 22, 2022

The effort started during the day Friday. By Friday evening over 200 people gathered to be a part of it. By Sunday afternoon it was mission accomplished for the Artwork Alley, seven new, large, bright murals were complete in the alley  in the 100 block between South Santa Fe and Fifth Streets. The Artwork Alley Mural Expo was a project of Salina Arts and Humanities. Kansas muralist Brady Sc...

Salina Native Doing Great Work at KSU

D. Scott Fritchen / Kansas State UniversityMay 22, 2022

Anne Weese, the doctor, the licensed psychologist, the never-put-a-Band-Aid-on-it savant, slides onto the dark gray couch in her black Kansas State Volleyball hoodie and smart, black-framed glasses. It's a three-cushion couch, leather, perfect for a nap beneath the tepid glow of the dimmed three-light floor lamp that stands adjacent to the dark brown hutch. If not careful, it'll swallow you whole,...

Summer Theater Workshop Spaces Open

Todd PittengerMay 22, 2022

It’s not too late for Salina area high school students to sign up for a two-week musical theater workshop planned in July. From July 18-29, incoming freshmen through outgoing college freshmen will create and perform an original musical production during the in-person Lovewell Institute for the Creative Arts workshop at the Salina Community Theatre. In just 10 days, participating students w...

“Click It or Ticket” Effort Underway

Todd PittengerMay 22, 2022

Extra officers are now on patrol across Kansas specifically looking for drivers who are not buckled, and of course still enforcing all other laws. The "Click It or Ticket" effort leading up to Memorial Day began Sunday. The Saline County Sheriff's Office says to just make it click. The instant you buckle up before driving or riding in the front seat of a car or truck, you cut your risk of a fat...

Radio Icon is 95-Years-Young

Todd PittengerMay 21, 2022

Family and friends gathered Saturday afternoon to celebrate a man who has been an icon in Salina, and Salina radio, for decades. The celebration was for Ken Jennison and his 95th birthday. Ken Jennison has worked at KSAL Radio almost the entire time the station has been on the air.  KSAL went on the air in June of 1937 at studios in the former Salina Journal "castle building", at the southwest...

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