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Tiger Cubs Born at Rolling Hills Zoo

KSAL StaffAugust 19, 2019

Rolling Hills Zoo is welcoming three new members to its family, According to the zoo three Amur tiger cubs were born on August 14th to mother Andrea and father Dhenuka. Amur tigers are classified as an endangered species on the IUCN list. Andrea and Dhenuka came to Rolling Hills Zoo on a breeding recommendation by the Tiger Species Survival Plan developed by the Association of Zoos and Aquarium...

Online RV Scam

KSAL StaffAugust 19, 2019

A Salina man was scammed out of nearly $20,000 after trying to buy a motorhome through eBay. Police Captain Paul Forrester tells KSAL News that a 74-year-old man found a 2012 Winnebago RV online that he wanted to buy - that was located in Georgia. He told officers he made arrangements to wire $19,000 to the seller with delivery scheduled for last week. The man contacted eBay after the mot...

Winds Cause Train Derailment

MetroSourceAugust 19, 2019

Strong winds are to blame for a train derailment in Harvey County. Winds gusting to nearly 70-miles-per-hour caused about 140 rail cars to leave the tracks near Highway 50 north of Newton early yesterday morning. Crews spent yesterday clearing the scene, and officials say repairing the damaged tracks could take days....

Salina Police

Storefront Glass Broken

KSAL StaffAugust 19, 2019

Salina Police are investigating a damage to property case. According to Captain Paul Forrester sometime between 6pm Friday and and 8am Saturday morning, someone shattered a large plate glass window at Salina Auto Parts located at 223 N. Santa Fe Avenue. Police say a long piece of steel rebar was found nearby. The store was not entered and no merchandise was stolen. Replacement cost of the...

Dangerous Heat Begins Week

Todd PittengerAugust 19, 2019

Dangerous summer heat is returning to begin the week. According to the National Weather Service, dangerous heat indices are expected Monday with values around 105 degrees. Dangerous heat indices are expected again on Tuesday with values in the 105 to 110 degree range. A head advisory is in effect for all of Central Kansas through Tuesday evening. Authorities are urging safety. With hea...

Kenwood Cove Ready For Final Summer Swim

Todd PittengerAugust 18, 2019

It's a sure sign summer is nearly over. This weekend was the final weekend of the season at Salina's Kenwood Cove water park. After closing Sunday, Kenwood Cove will open one final time Monday evening for a final year-end special event. The final event of the season is the Pooch Plunge. Adults are invited to bring their dogs for a dip in the pool before it is closed for the season, and clean...

Kansas Hunting Atlas Debuting Soon

Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks, and TourismAugust 18, 2019

Hunters anticipating the arrival of Kansas’ newest hunting atlas won’t have to wait much longer. Produced annually by the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT), the 2019-2020 Kansas Fall and Spring Hunting Atlas includes maps of Walk-in Hunting Access (WIHA) properties – private lands leased by KDWPT and opened to public hunting – and state and federal public wildlife ar...

Two Killed in Rollover Crash

Todd PittengerAugust 18, 2019

Two people were killed in a single vehicle rollover crash in Northeast Kansas late Saturday night. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, a 2002 Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck was headed north on K 237 Highway in Jefferson County.  The driver, identified as 43-year-old John Lewis from Ozawkie, failed to negotiate a curve. The truck left the road and overturned several times, coming to rest ...

Another Earthquake Shakes Area

Todd PittengerAugust 18, 2019

Did you feel it? The U.S. Geological Survey says another earthquake shook Central Kansas early Sunday morning. The agency says a magnitude 4.1 earthquake was centered about three miles SW of South Hutchinson at 3:45 in the morning. The quake was the fifth since Friday. Earthquakes felt on Friday include: A magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 7:59 AM A magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 8:10 AM A...

Archery Event: Shoot From Tank

KSAL StaffAugust 18, 2019

Slots are filling up for a one-of-a-kind archery event, the only event in the world where competitors can shoot from an M-1 tank. Fort Riley is planning the Bow Slinger 3-D Archery Tournament next Saturday, August 24th. According to Fort Riley, archers of all ages, military or civilian, are invited to take on the mile-and-a-half long course, featuring three-dimensional targets, including the ...

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