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Roll Over Crash in Lincoln County

Jeremy BohnDecember 13, 2019

A two car crash on Interstate-70 in Lincoln County causes one of the vehicles involved to roll over multiple times on Thursday afternoon. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, the two cars were traveling eastbound on I-70 when a 2005 Ford Ranger being driven by Fred M. Ross, 62, Junction, Ill., sideswiped a 2018 Ford F150 being driven by Ivan A. Tidwell, 18, Kansas City, Kan. The impact se...

Drug Related Arrest on I-70

KSAL StaffDecember 12, 2019

A stop on Interstate-70 leads to drug charges for a couple from Kentucky. According to Saline County Sheriff Roger Soldan around 1:30am Thursday, a deputy on patrol stopped a driver just west of the Niles Road exit on I-70 for failure to maintain a lane. The deputy noticed drug paraphernalia in the 2010 Nissan Cube and a search of the vehicle then revealed 7 1/2-pounds of marijuana packaged ...

UPDATE: K-State Student Found Dead

Todd PittengerDecember 12, 2019

Police have identified a Kansas State University student found dead Thursday morning. According to the school, at approximately 12:38 a.m. on Thursday the Kansas State University Police Department responded to a call from the Riley County Police Department concerning an unconscious male in a vehicle at the Washington Marlatt Memorial Park . Upon arriving, officers found Jerrad Kutina, senior...

Old Fashioned Christmas Event Planned

Todd PittengerDecember 12, 2019

A unique holiday event is scheduled for this weekend in Salina. The Central Kansas Flywheels Yesteryear Museum is planning a Christmas party, and everyone is invited. According to the organization, it will be an evening of fun for the entire family.  Events and activities include: Hayrack rides Fun holiday crafts Christmas cookies Hot chocolate Apple cider Santa Appearance ...

Remember When: Ice Storm 2007

KSAL StaffDecember 11, 2019

Do you remember the sound of snapping trees and neighborhoods without power for days as an ice storm settled over Kansas 12-years ago this week? The ice coated everything on December 10th and December 11th 2007, turning the weather event into the worst ice storm in the history of Kansas. According to the National Weather Service, this horrific storm was caused by devastating, wid...

Supreme Court to Hear Salina Case

Todd PittengerDecember 11, 2019

The Kansas Supreme Court later this month will hear an appeal in a Saline County case involving  a former middle school counselor serving nearly 14 years in prison in a sex case involving a student. In June of 2014 Brooke Dinkel was found guilty of sex crimes involving a 13-year-old student. A jury found the now 38-year-old former Smoky Valley Middle School Counselor guilty of two counts of ra...

Stolen Truck Found in Central Salina

Jeremy BohnDecember 11, 2019

A truck stolen from a Salina home on Tuesday was found a few hours later by the victim near Kansas Wesleyan University. Salina Police Capt. Paul Forrester tells KSAL News that 47-year-old Jason Seim arrived at his home at 105 S. West Pl. at noon on Tuesday for his lunch break. Seim had left his keys inside of his 2000 Toyota Tundra pickup truck that was parked on the driveway of the residence. ...

Advanced Citizens’ Academy Applications Now Available

Jeremy BohnDecember 11, 2019

Applications are now being accepted for the Advanced Citizens' Academy being run through the Saline County Sheriff's Office and Salina Police Department. Saline County Sheriff's Lt. Sean Kochanowski tells KSAL News that the applications are now available and being accepted through the end of 2019. The one requirement to apply for these classes is that applicants must have gone through the ba...

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Town Hall to Discuss Saline County Jail

News ReleaseDecember 10, 2019

Saline County in partnership with their Architectural & Engineering Firm, TreanorHL is holding a Town Hall meeting to provide information regarding a potential jail project. The Board of County Commissioners, Staff, and TreanorHL will be available for public discussion and to answer questions. This will be an opportunity to share what our collaborative team has set as goals and priorities a...

Amy Grant Coming to Salina

Todd PittengerDecember 10, 2019

One of the most iconic artists who has gained worldwide fame as both a Christian and contemporary singer is coming to Salina. Amy Grant is coming to the Stiefel Theatre. Conventional wisdom has it that Amy Grant put Contemporary Christian Music on the map, becoming the first christian artist to have a platinum record, the first to hit No. 1 on the Pop charts, and the first to perform at the GRA...

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