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Students Create Custom Machinery

Todd PittengerMarch 25, 2023

Kansas State University's Technology Development Institute is helping Hillsboro Industries, a Kansas manufacturing company, continue to produce high-quality trailers for the livestock industry by designing and fabricating new machinery. Hillsboro Industries is a leading manufacturer of trailers and truck beds. The company produces a line of premium quality products using double-wall aluminum ex...

Tips Sought in Bar Robbery

Todd PittengerMarch 24, 2023

Tips are being sought in a recent bar robbery. The case is the latest Salina Crime Stoppers crime of the week. Salina Police say officers back on March 17th were dispatched to Hank’s Bar at 116 S. Broadway Blvd. regarding an armed robbery. An employee told officers they had closed the business when a white male wearing a black hoodie, gray University of Kansas sweat pants, and mask over hi...

Pistol Stolen from Pickup

KSAL StaffMarch 24, 2023

Salina Police are investigating a vehicle burglary after a 9mm handgun was stolen. According to Captain Paul Forrester, sometime between March 10 and March 23, someone entered an unlocked pickup and removed a Ruger Max 9mm pistol from the center console of the vehicle. The owner's wife had been using the truck during that time period and was unsure when the weapon was stolen. The Ruger br...

Testing Prompts Shutdown of Dodge City Municipal Water Well

MetrosourceMarch 24, 2023

Local officials are letting area residents know that a mid-March test of one of Dodge City's wells showed a nitrate level above the maximum level allowed for public consumption. Authorities say the municipality's Water Well number 3 has temporarily been isolated from the city's water supply. The water source reportedly had been one of 21 wells comprising that supply. For the time being, offi...

Record Giving at “Match Madness”

Todd PittengerMarch 24, 2023

The Greater Salina Community Foundation hosted Salina’s 12th annual Match Madness giving day on Thursday. Preliminary numbers indicate a record amount of money was gifted, crushing the previous record amount. In 24 hours, $545,331.14 was raised for 93 area nonprofit organizations through donations. The $545,331.14 is the most money ever pledged at the event, topping $487,373.70 in 2022. ...

5th Graders Participate in Match Madness

Todd PittengerMarch 24, 2023

Four hundred and fifteen fifth graders from Salina Public Schools (SPS) participated in Match Madness - as donors. “This event is really nice because over 65 organizations are going to receive money,” said Jonas Smith, a Cottonwood Elementary student. “This is truly the kindest event I’ve ever seen.” According to USD 305, Ken and Karen Ebert came up with the idea. They approached Jessi...

Landfill Recycling Discussion Planned

Todd PittengerMarch 23, 2023

The City of Salina is currently developing a strategic plan to divert waste from the landfill via Reduce, Reuse and Recycle possibilities to enhance our commitment to protecting the environment and advance sustainability in Saline County. According to the City, the planning process for this strategic plan included an informal online survey to provide Saline County residents and business owners ...

City Hall “Die-In” Protest Planned

Todd PittengerMarch 23, 2023

Organizers in Salina are planning to join in locally as part of a larger national event to supporter the transgender community. On Friday March 31st, Trans Visibility Day, the world will see demonstrations being held in support of our trans family during these hard times. Nationwide, lawmakers,  persuaded by Anti Transgender biase are creating hurtful legislation. In Salina Kansas, Mia Denn...

Driver Suffers Bloody Nose

KSAL StaffMarch 23, 2023

A Salina man was cited for inattentive driving and not having his driver's license with him after a two car crash in a super market parking lot. Police Captain Paul Forrester tells KSAL News that a 63-year-old male driver was transported to the hospital with a bloody nose after he allegedly struck a Ford Econoline bus in the Sunset Plaza Parking lot. The accident occurred on Wednesday around...

Scrap Metal Stolen

KSAL StaffMarch 23, 2023

Salina Police are looking for persons involved in stealing scrap metal. Police Captain Paul Forrester tells KSAL News that sometime between March 16 and March 17, someone opened a bin full of scrap metal and removed about 25,000 pounds. The bin was located in the 500 block of North Ohio and is owned by Great Plains Manufacturing and is valued at $3,000....




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