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Fentanyl Pills Seized

MetrosourceMarch 23, 2023

Thousands of fentanyl pills are seized near Coffeyville. The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office says deputies were called on March 17th because someone discovered a PVC pipe filled with thousands of pills. Authorities say the pipe contained more than 53-hundred pills with a street value of 321-thousand-dollars, and with enough potency to kill 56-hundred people. The incident is under inves...

Human Remains Identified

MetrosourceMarch 23, 2023

Authorities are identifying human remains found in Wilson County. Hunters found the remains of 43-year-old Stephanie Willard of Fredonia in a pasture on March 16th. Anyone who had contact with Willard in the past three weeks is being asked to the contact the Kansas Bureau of Investigation of the Wilson County Sheriff's Office....

Colorado Man Killed in Crash Near Ellsworth

Todd PittengerMarch 23, 2023

A man from Colorado was killed in a two-vehicle crash at a highway intersection near Ellsworth. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, 70-year-old Donald Svita from Pueblo, Colorado, was driving a Toyota Highlander SUV on K 140 Highway. He failed to stop at a stop sign at the intersection with K 156 Highway and was hit by a Peterbilt semi. Svita was transported by EMS to the hospital in Ell...

Woman Tries to Rob Armored Car Driver

Todd PittengerMarch 22, 2023

A woman was arrested in Abilene after she allegedly tried to rob an armored car driver at gunpoint. According to the Abilene Police Department, on Tuesday at approximately 9:52am, Abilene Police Officers and Dickinson County Sheriff’s. Deputies responded to the area of Northwest Fifth and Cedar Street for the report of a possible armed robbery. Officers learned that a female subject...

“Match Madness” is Thursday

Todd PittengerMarch 22, 2023

It's here! The Greater Salina Community Foundation's "Match Madness" event, the annual single biggest day of community giving happens all day Thursday at the Salina Fieldhouse. The Foundation will be collecting donations to your favorite charities and they will be matched. Everyone is encouraged to do one of the following: Donate in person at the Salina Fieldhouse, 140 N. 5th St. from 7 ...

Teachers of the Year Recognized

Todd PittengerMarch 22, 2023

The Salina public schools teachers of the year have been recognized. According to USD 305, Chantay Hill, third grade teacher at Heusner Elementary School, and Collin Carlson, social studies teacher at South High School, have been selected as USD 305 Teachers of the Year. Elementary Teacher of the Year: Chantay Hill, third grade teacher at Heusner Elementary School Chantay Hill has been te...

Arson Suspected in Truck Fire

KSAL StaffMarch 22, 2023

Arson is suspected after fire crews and Salina Police were called to a truck fire early Wednesday morning. Police Captain Paul Forrester tells KSAL News that evidence found at the scene in the 1700 block of E. Iron suggests the 2021 Ford F250 was purposely set ablaze. A witness told police they saw a white van in the area with two males inside. Another person told investigators they heard a ...

Trespassing at Closed Fun Center

KSAL StaffMarch 22, 2023

Four Salina teens are in trouble after allegedly breaking into a shuttered fun center. Police Captain Paul Forrester tells KSAL News that officers were called to Jumpin' Joes Family Fun Center located at 1634 Sunflower, around 4:15pm Tuesday to check on a report of trespassing. When police arrived they discovered a broken window and four juvenile males on the property. Estimated replaceme...

Farm Show Starts Wednesday

Todd PittengerMarch 22, 2023

One of the largest spring farm shows in the Midwest begins in Salina Wednesday. The 58th Annual Mid America Farm Expo returns to Salina this week.  Agriculture companies from across the Midwest will be exhibiting their products at Tony’s Pizza Events Center and Saline County Livestock & Expo Center this Wednesday, March 22nd, through Friday, March 24th. More than 300 exhibits are expe...

Grammy Award-Winning Trio Coming to Salina

Todd PittengerMarch 22, 2023

Grammy Award-winning trio Nickel Creek is coming to the Stiefel Theatre in Salina. According to the venue  mandolinist Chris Thile, violinist Sara Watkins and guitarist Sean Watkins revolutionized bluegrass and folk in the early 2000s and ushered in a new era of what we now recognize as Americana music. After meeting as young children and subsequently earning the respect of the bluegrass ci...




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