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Art Gone Wild at Rolling Hills Zoo

Todd PittengerNovember 8, 2019

The art has gone wild in a new gallery display at Rolling Hills Zoo. The zoo unveiled its new Art Gone Wild Gallery Show in the Earl Bane Gallery Thursday evening. The display includes juried art, plein air art, and even animal art. Many of the art pieces which include multi forms of art, were created last month during a special event. Plein air artists, along with the Zoo’s own animal art...

Hunting Brings Big Money to Kansas

Todd PittengerNovember 8, 2019

It’s a Kansas tradition to open the pheasant and quail seasons on the second Saturday in November. If you’re a bird hunter, you've probably been losing sleep thinking about opening day. The Kansas pheasant and quail season opens this Saturday. More than 80,000 hunters will hunt pheasants in Kansas, and while there is some overlap, more than 62,000 will hunt quail. Approximately 40,000 of...

NEA-Salina Master Teacher Nominees Announced

Todd PittengerNovember 8, 2019

Nominees for the NEA-Salina USD 305 Master Teacher award will be recognized. According to USD 305, educators of NEA-Salina and members of the community are invited to hear the Master Teacher nominees and then attend a reception. The event will be held on November 20th at 4:30 in the New Gym at Schilling Elementary School. Nominated for 2019-2020 Master Teacher are Angela Reese, Barbra Bartz,...

House Damaged by Fire

KSAL StaffNovember 7, 2019

Quick action by a homeowner and her neighbor quells a fire at a home north of Salina. Firefighters from RFD #7 were sent to a residence in the 5100 block on North Old 81-Highway after flames were seen on the exterior of the house. Deputies with the Saline County Sheriff's Office report that Deborah Jackson was inside her home and heard a popping sound around 11:30am. She investigated and saw...

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Guns and Crossbow Stolen

KSAL StaffNovember 7, 2019

The Saline County Sheriff's Office is investigating a residential burglary near New Cambria this week. According to Saline County Undersheriff Brent Melander, sometime Wednesday between 8am and 6:30pm someone entered a home in the 5200 block of E. North Street and stole a Samsung Galaxy cell phone, Galaxy tablet, a Jimenez 380 pistol, a Hi-Point 9mm handgun plus two soft gun cases and a Centerp...

Farmer Avoids Head-On Collision

KSAL StaffNovember 7, 2019

Authorities in Saline County are looking for a driver who left the scene of an accident that shut down a portion of K-4 Highway Wednesday afternoon. Saline County Undersheriff Brent Melander tells KSAL News that around 3:08pm Wednesday, Greg Peterson of rural Lindsborg was westbound on K-4 driving a semi truck loaded with grain from the field when an eastbound semi truck with a cattle trailer c...

Artist Blends Kansas Scenery With Mid-Century Vibes

Amy AdamsNovember 7, 2019

Tonganoxie artist Elizabeth Daniel’s exhibit “Atomic Kansas” is on display in Salina Public Library’s Gallery 708 through Dec. 6. A reception for the artist will be from 4-5:30 p.m. Dec. 6, in conjunction with First Friday. Daniel's paintings usually portray familiar Kansas skies, landscapes and wildlife portraiture that border on realism yet make use of dreamy fantastical colors and bl...

Your Politics Can Impact Your Job Search

University of KansasNovember 7, 2019

People might suspect that being either a Democrat or Republican could affect their ability to get hired. But a University of Kansas professor has helped prove it. “Your political affiliation matters,” said Jill Ellingson, a professor of human resource management and Dana Anderson Research Fellow at the School of Business. Ellingson is the co-author of a new study titled “Polit...

River Festival 2020 Seeks Volunteers and Groups Interested in Fundraising

KSAL StaffNovember 7, 2019

Student, civic, church and youth groups are encouraged to apply to host a Game Street fundraising activity at River Festival 2020, scheduled for next June, 11-14. Organizations host a simple pay-to-play game, retaining all earned revenues for their charitable use. Typical net revenue over the three days in which Artyopolis and Game Street operate, on Festival Friday through Sunday, is $500 to $...

Tank Tops, Torpedoes & Tire Smoke: 1950’s Cars

Todd PittengerNovember 7, 2019

The Smoky Hill Museum is planning an event that will take attendees back to classic cars of the 1950s. According to the museum, they are hosting a free presentation, Tank Tops, Torpedoes & Tire Smoke: Car Design in the 1950s, tonight from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Join Ed Barr, as he discusses the 1950s, a rich decade of change for cars. From headlights to fins, you’ll learn about the breakthroug...

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