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Kobach: FBI Has No Jurisdiction

KSAL StaffOctober 12, 2021

More parents around the nation are showing up at school board meetings to discuss and sometimes dispute educational programs and health protocols. Kris Kobach joined the KSAL Morning News Extra and says U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland and the Department of Justice is weaponizing the FBI against moms and dads. Former Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach is currently running to be the S...

Salina Student is KSU Library Ambassador

Cailin Riley / Kansas State UniversityOctober 12, 2021

Twelve Kansas State University students, including one from Salina, have been selected to join the K-State Libraries Student Ambassadors. The ambassadors help promote and advocate for all libraries, including Hale Library. The new ambassadors will serve two-year terms as representatives for K-State Libraries at social, cultural and recruitment activities. They join 21 students currently serving...

Severe Weather Threat Late Tuesday

Todd PittengerOctober 12, 2021

Forecasters are cautioning of a severe weather threat for Central Kansas for late Tuesday into early Wednesday. According to the National Weather Service, there is an enhanced risk of severe weather across the area. Severe thunderstorms are anticipated to develop Tuesday evening . Storms are expected to develop over Western Kansas and Western Oklahoma generally after 5 pm  and track east. The ...

FHSU President Makes Salina Stop

Todd PittengerOctober 11, 2021

Fort Hays State University President Dr. Tisa Mason was up bright and early Monday to head out on a barn-storming type tour of the state, making multiple stops. Her 2021 media tour is underway. Over the next five days Mason will make 20 stops, in 14 cities, and for the first time the tour will cross state lines. Mason will visit three states. Dr. Mason's first stop Monday to begin the tour w...

K-State Salina Promotes Smith

Kansas State UniversityOctober 11, 2021

Christopher Smith has been promoted to the executive director of enrollment management and new student engagement at Kansas State University Salina. This new position will focus on the engagement of news students through the entire recruitment process and has oversight responsibilities for campus dining and bookstore auxiliary services. Smith will work closely with these service units in provid...

A Salina man is arrested on charges of indecent liberties with a child.

9 Most Wanted Arrests

Todd PittengerOctober 11, 2021

Nine people on the latest list of Salina's Most Wanted have been arrested. The first weekend of each month a new list of Salina’s Most Wanted is released. The October list went online back on October 2nd. According to the Saline County Sheriff's Office, since then nine of them have been caught. The latest arrests include : Cady Lee Cole - Felony Bond Supervision Violation / Poss Stole...

Community Flu Shot Clinic Wednesday

Todd PittengerOctober 11, 2021

The Saline County Health Department is planning a flu shot clinic this week. A drive thru flu shot clinic will be held on Wednesday from 11AM till 6 PM at the 4 H Building in Kenwood Park. Vehicle entry from the south near the waterpark entrance. The clinic is for adults 19 and older. Please wear short sleeves and a mask. Persons with the following health plans, who bring their cards, may...

Update: RV Theft

KSAL StaffOctober 11, 2021

Update: Capt. Forrester tells KSAL News that the RV was recovered in McPherson County yesterday afternoon around 1:50. Police are still investigating possible suspects, and no charges have been filed yet. Original story from Oct. 11: An RV was in the shop one day, and then it was missing the next morning. Salina Police Capt. Paul Forrester tells KSAL News that over the night of Oct....

Tools and Toolbox Stolen in Garage Burglary

KSAL StaffOctober 11, 2021

The Salina Police Department is looking into a garage burglary case with losses totaling an estimated $10,000. Capt. Paul Forrester tells KSAL News that the items were allegedly stolen between October 7th and 9th. A 44-year-old Salina man owns the property in the 1000 block of E. Elm St., and his son noticed the detached garage was open on the 9th. A $3,000 toolbox was missing, along with ar...

2 Killed in Marion County Crash

Todd PittengerOctober 11, 2021

Two people are dead following a two-vehicle crash near the Marion County community of Peabody. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, the crash took place late Sunday evening just before 5:00 on Highway 50. The crash involved a Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck and a Ford Escape SUV. The agency says two women in the SUV were killed in the crash.  They are identified as: 49-year-old Lat...




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