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Sunflower Bank Gives $10,065 to Schools and Students in Salina

KSAL StaffMay 16, 2019

Sunflower Bank has made  a contribution to education in Salina. According to the bank, this year Sunflower Bank and First National 1870 are giving $83,046 in donations from the ABC Program to support education in their local communities, which includes $10,065 to schools and students in Salina. Since its start in 2001, the ABC Program has given away $1,321,000 in support of education in Colora...

Students Recognized For Biliteracy

KSAL StaffMay 16, 2019

A group of seniors at Salina USD 305 High Schools are being recognized for being literate in multiple languages. According to the district, eight 12th grade students have been recognized for their literacy in more than one language by the Kansas State Department of Education. Graduates received a “Seal of Biliteracy” certificate and the recognition has been added to their high school transc...

Animal Cruelty Trial Underway

Todd PittengerMay 16, 2019

A trial in an animal cruelty case involving multiple animals seized from a couple of rural Saline County properties is underway. Opening statements and testimony began Wednesday afternoon in Saline County District Court. The case dates back to April, when authorities executed search warrants for a pasture located southeast of Salina at Lapsley Road and Woodward Road plus a residence in the 5...

Drugs Found after I-70 Stop

KSAL StaffMay 15, 2019

A speeding ticket turns into jail time for a man driving through Kansas. According to Salina Police Captain Paul Forrester, 24-year-old Dakota Rogers was clocked driving 89-mph in a 75-mph speed zone on Interstate-70 near the North 9th Street exit. Police say the officer then followed Rogers' 2012 Honda Civic into the parking lot at the 24/7 Store located in the 2200 block of N 9th and made con...

New Sculpture Vandalized

KSAL StaffMay 15, 2019

Salina Police are investigating a damage to property case after someone vandalized a new sculpture in downtown. Captain Paul Forrester tells KSAL News that sometime Saturday between 1pm and 9:30pm, someone broke two pieces off a metal spiral corkscrew sculpture that was on a pedestal located at 7th and Iron across from the Smoky Hill Museum. Local artist Corey Haden unveiled the work entitle...

Air Supply Coming to Salina

Todd PittengerMay 15, 2019

One of the most well-known acts in the history of soft rock music is coming to Salina. Air Supply is coming the Stiefel Theatre this fall. Graham Russell and Russell Hitchcock first started producing hit music in the late 1970s. Songs like "Lost in Love", "All Out of Love", "The One That You Love", "Sweet Dreams", and "Making Love Out Of Nothing At All"  soared up the charts and have each achi...

Honoring the Fallen

Jeremy BohnMay 15, 2019

The city of Salina honored its law enforcement officers and those who have given their lives to protect the public on Wednesday morning. The ceremony was held Jerry Ivey Park in Salina. It was apart of National Police Week, a time in which the United States government recognizes and honors law enforcement. Onlookers at the ceremony in Salina included officers of the Salina Police Department,...

Salina on Tap is Back

KSAL StaffMay 15, 2019

It's back by popular demand. Stop thinking, and start drinking. Salina on Tap is back. Salina on Tap is scheduled for October 12, 2019 in Heritage Hall at Tony’s Pizza Events Center. Enjoy craft beers from brewers as far away as Portland, and from right here in the heart of Salina. Meet the brewers, enjoy some of your favorite flavors and discover new tastes all while jamming to the sounds of...

More Tree Removal on 9th Street

KSAL StaffMay 15, 2019

More tree removal along Ninth Street is underway. According to the City of Salina, thirty-one trees between the sidewalks and curbs along Ninth Street from Crawford to Walnut will be removed.  Roots have broken sidewalks and curbs, and the trees are being removed in advance of replacing the curbs to improve drainage.  Seven trees will also be trimmed back from over the street. The work wil...

Thrashing Man Body Wrapped by Police

KSAL StaffMay 14, 2019

A Salina man who kicked at police officers during his arrest is now facing multiple charges. Captain Gary Hanus tells KSAL News that a concerned motorist dialed police after they witnessed an intoxicated man who was standing in the intersection of Santa Fe and Crawford acting like he was going to throw a bottle at passing cars. Officers responded and made contact with 23-year-old Cody Cumber...

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