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Two New USD 305 Principals

Todd PittengerMay 11, 2022

A couple of Salina USD 305 elementary schools will soon have new building leaders. The district says new principals will take over at Coronado and Schilling. Tyler Burnett will be the new  Coronado Elementary Principal effective July 1st. An educator with 10.5 years of experience, Burnett most recently served as lead teacher at Cottonwood Elementary. Prior experience includes: Elementa...

Seniors Ready to Graduate

Todd PittengerMay 11, 2022

Graduation supplies are popular items around the Salina area. This past weekend, and again this coming weekend,  multiple schools are hosting commencement ceremonies for graduating seniors. This Saturday seniors at Ell-Saline will graduate. Also on Saturday seniors at Kansas Wesleyan University will graduate. Sunday seniors at Salina Central High School, Salina South High School, Southeast ...

Worldly Wildcats: Scholarships Helping Students Study Abroad

Kansas State UniversityMay 10, 2022

A student from Salina is among Kansas State University students will take advantage of learning opportunities in Europe, Africa, Asia, Central America and other international locales with the help of scholarships offered through K-State Education Abroad in the Office of International Programs. The scholarships range from $250 to $5,000 and will be used for education abroad experiences in summer...

Nationally Known Drum & Bugle Corps Coming to KWU

Todd PittengerMay 10, 2022

Kansas Wesleyan University will welcome one of the nation’s top drum and bugle corps to Salina. According to the school, the Crossmen are coming to campus for the group’s spring training camp beginning Friday, May 20. KWU says the Crossmen, who compete as part of Drum Corps International, have reached that organization’s finals 29 times in its 48-year history. The entire corps will be ...

Mowery Clinic Welcomes New Surgeon

Todd PittengerMay 10, 2022

A Salina medical clinic is welcoming a new surgeon. Mowery Clinic welcomes Dr. Keenan Wanamaker, General & Vascular Surgeon. Dr. Wanamaker joins Dr. Chris Rupe, General and Vascular Surgeon, at the clinic located at 737 E Crawford. Kansas. According to Mowery, Dr. Wanamaker’s philosophy of patient care is focused on compassionate care. “I’m always striving for an open-eared approa...

Bike Month Activities and Events

Todd PittengerMay 10, 2022

The month of May is National Bike Month, and KANcycle, a regional bike sharing program sponsored by OCCK and Blue Cross Blue Shield, is announcing activities and events taking place over the next few weeks. According to OCCK, KANcycle is partnering with Ad Astra Books & Coffee House, 141 N. Santa Fe, Salina, to offer a 10% discount to any patron riding a bicycle to location.  This discoun...

Search Ongoing For Burglary Suspects

KSAL StaffMay 10, 2022

Three men seen on video breaking into a Salina gas station are the focus of an ongoing police investigation. Police Capt. Paul Forrester tells KSAL News that at 12:40 a.m. Tuesday morning, video surveillance footage at Kwik Shop, located at 657 Fairdale Road, shows three subjects entering the store. The men wrapped a chain around the front door handles and used a white pickup truck attached to ...

Accident Injures Three

KSAL StaffMay 10, 2022

Three people were taken to Salina Regional Health Center for undisclosed injuries after a two-vehicle accident in Salina on Monday. Police Capt. Paul Forrester tells KSAL News that at 11:30 a.m., a 79-year old woman driving a 2007 Buick LaCrosse tried to turn west on State St. and instead hit a 2017 Dodge Ram 1500 pickup truck headed south on Broadway. The driver of the pickup, a 62-year-old...

Salina Native Nominated For Tony Award

Todd PittengerMay 9, 2022

A Salina native has been nominated for a prestigious Tony Award. The Antoinette Perry Award for Excellence in Broadway Theatre, more commonly known as the Tony Award, recognizes excellence in live Broadway theatre. Tony Award nominations were announced Monday, and among the nominees is Salina South graduate Nathan Tysen. Tysen, and co-contributors Jason Howland and Masi Asare, were nomin...

Salina Regional Donating $1 Million to CCCC Tech Building

Todd PittengerMay 9, 2022

Salina Regional Health Center, the Salina Regional Health Foundation and the Salina Regional Health Foundation's Community Health Investment Program have announced a combined donation totaling $1 million for Cloud County Community College's Technical Education and Innovation Center. According to Salina Regional , this new facility will house the academic programs of Nursing and Allied Health, R...

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