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Barton County Resident Claims $210,000 Lottery Prize

Todd PittengerNovember 27, 2019

A Barton county resident has a lot to be thankful for this Thanksgiving after claiming a large lottery jackpot. According to the Kansas Lottery, the lucky winner won $210,000 in the  November 23rd  Super Kansas Cash drawing. The jackpot-winning ticket was sold at Ampride located at 2300 10th Street in Great Bend. For selling the winning ticket, the retailer is eligible for a $1,000 selling...

Thanksgiving Dinner Cost Rises Slightly

American Farm BureauNovember 26, 2019

The American Farm Bureau Federation’s 34th annual survey of classic items found on the Thanksgiving Day dinner table indicates the average cost of this year’s feast for 10 is $48.91, or less than $5.00 per person. This is a 1-cent increase from last year’s average of $48.90. “The average cost of this year’s Thanksgiving dinner is essentially unchanged from last year, after three years...

Walk, Trot or Drive to Thanksgiving

Jeff GarretsonNovember 26, 2019

Salinans are getting set to travel across town and across the region to share Thanksgiving dinner with family and friends this week. In downtown Tuesday, KSAL News caught up with mail carrier Corey Pierce as he worked his postal route. Pierce, an Ohio native is looking forward to having his family visit him in Salina this holiday. "I'm excited about it, because I finally got family in town," he...

Experts Warn of “Drinksgiving”

AAA KansasNovember 26, 2019

The day of frenzied shopping that follows Thanksgiving is commonly referred to as Black Friday. But, in recent years, some have started referring to the night before Thanksgiving as ‘Blackout Wednesday’ or ‘Drinksgiving’ because of the heavy alcohol consumption or binge drinking done by college students and others, home for the holiday and reuniting with friends and family at bars, restaur...

Foundation Awards $29,000 in Community Grants

Todd PittengerNovember 26, 2019

The Salina Community Foundation has awarded another round of grants. According to the organization, they recently awarded over $29,000 to 11 charitable projects and organizations in Saline County. The following organizations received funding: Central Kansas Extension, $5,000 to provide a new accessible raised-bed community garden for children and adults by renovating and rebuilding the ...

Clay Center Man Injured in Snowy Saline County Crash

Jeremy BohnNovember 25, 2019

A Clay Center man was injured in a single vehicle wreck in eastern Saline County on Friday afternoon. Saline County Sheriff Roger Soldan tells KSAL News that Kansas Highway Patrol was working an accident at milepost 260 of Interstate-70, near the Niles Rd. exit. Saline County Sheriff's deputies were assisting the crash scene, directing traffic on the snow-pact roads at noon on Friday. While ...

UPDATE: Missing Truck Found, Arrests Made

Jeremy BohnNovember 25, 2019

A truck that was taken on a test drive last week and never returned was found over the weekend with a couple of arrests made as well. Salina Police Capt. Paul Forrester tells KSAL News that an officer on patrol recognized a stolen truck from A&C Motors, 1501 W. Crawford, sitting in the parking lot of the East Crawford Recreation Area, 800 block of Markley Rd., at 12:15 a.m. on Saturday. The...

Over 500 Children Depending On Angel Tree

KSAL StaffNovember 25, 2019

The Salina Salvation Army's Angel Tree Project is underway. They are seeking help for hundreds of area children in need. This year there are about 500 angels on the tree. Each angel represents an area child 12-years-old or younger who without a little help, might not otherwise have much of a Christmas. The angel has on it information including shoe and clothing sizes to help in purchasing indiv...

Slow Down, Move Over – It’s the Law in Kansas

AAA KansasNovember 25, 2019

State law requires drivers approaching a stationary emergency vehicle displaying flashing lights, including towing and recovery vehicles, traveling in the same direction, to vacate the lane closest if safe and possible to do so. Emergency roadside assistance is at the core of AAA’s traffic safety mission. In fact, AAA Kansas projects assisting more than 1,900 stranded motorists during the bus...

Community Wide Thanksgiving Dinner Planned

Todd PittengerNovember 25, 2019

The Salina Salvation Army is planning a Thanksgiving dinner for several thousand of their closest friends. The organization will again host a free community-wide Thanksgiving dinner. The free meal this year will again be at Applebee's on South 9th Street in Salina. The meal will include turkey with all the trimmings. The agency tells  KSAL News the event wouldn't be possible without a lot o...

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