Canton, KS

’69 Chevrolet Catches Fire

A vehicle fire south of Salina on Wednesday led to injuries for an Assaria man. Saline County Sheriff Roger Soldan tells KSAL News that at 11:54 p.m. in the 4900 block of S. Ohio Street, a brown 1969 Chevrolet C10 pickup left the roadway on the east side and struck some trees. The 43-year-old man driving the truck exited the vehicle, as it caught on fire. The man went to a nearby house and called EMS, which took him to Salina Regional Health Center with undisclosed injuries.
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McPherson voters to decide renewal or sunset of half-cent sales tax

MCPHERSON, Kan. — Voters in the City of McPherson will vote Aug. 2 on whether or not to keep a half-cent sales tax on the books. Shall the City of McPherson, Kansas be authorized to impose a one-half percent (0.50%) Citywide retailers' sales tax (the "Sales Tax"), the revenues to be derived therefrom to be used for the purpose of financing the costs of the following and related expenditures:

USD 313 business leader to attend national conference

BUHLER, Kan. — USD 313 Director of Finance Shane Hecox has been awarded The Emerging Leaders Scholarship to attend the Association of School Business Officials International Conference in Portland, OR in September. Only 18 scholarships are awarded nationally. They are awarded to officials with five years or fewer of...

Moundridge B&B serves up group meals, breakfasts, hospitality

By Wendy Nugent MOUNDRIDGE—The interior design of Underhill Farms and Country Inn is inviting with comfortable seats, things to read and soft carpeting. The color of the carpet in various rooms is saturated, and the rooms, including a kitchen, large dining room, a couple of sitting rooms and several bedrooms, are attached by hallways winding […]

Woman sentenced for DUI crash that killed Kansas couple

MCPHERSON COUNTY —A former Kansas woman is going to prison for her role in a fatal DUI crash that killed a Kansas couple. A McPherson County judge sentenced 44-year-old Julie Ann Hunter formerly of Lehigh now Aoka, Minnesota, to to just less than 12-years in prison for two counts of involuntary manslaughter-DUI, according to the McPherson County Attorney's office.

The Art of Pie

Some would say pie can be an art form. An artist in Lindsborg will have pie as art on full display. According to the Red Barn Studio, from Roeland Park Laura Baker will be the Artist-in-Residence Friday, July 1st through Sunday, July 10th. “Another summer approaches and my thoughts turn...
Salina Post

Driver escapes wreck before fire engulfs pickup south of Salina

An Assaria man escaped a wrecked pickup before fire engulfed it south of Salina late Wednesday night. Saline County Sheriff Roger Soldan said this morning that Jonathan Yost, 43, of Assaria, was southbound in the 4900 block of S. Ohio in a 1969 Chevrolet C10 pickup at approximately 11:54 p.m. Wednesday when the pickup left the roadway and struck trees along the roadside.

McPherson celebrates Pride

Tammy Johnson McPHERSON—Lakeside Park was a sea of color on Saturday, June 25, with McPherson residents celebrating the third annual Pride Festival. With McPherson Police providing an escort and blocking intersections, an estimated 300 participants in McPherson’s Pride Festival marched down Euclid Street from McPherson College to enter Lakeside Park. Once in the park, festival […]

Public Hearing July 12, 2022

Public notice is hereby given pursuant to K.S.A. Supp 79-251(b) that the City Commission of the City of McPherson, Kansas (the “City”), will conduct a public hearing on Tuesday, July 12, 2022, at 8:50 A.M. at the Municipal Center, 400 East. Kansas Avenue, McPherson, Kansas in regard to the application of Thermal Design Products, LLC., 1402 S. Hwy 81 Bypass, McPherson, KS for a property tax abatement proposed to be granted by the City pursuant to Article 11, Section 13 of the Kansas Constitution for expansion into an existing McPherson facility. The property to be abated will be located in the City at 1402 S. Hwy 81 Bypass, McPherson, KS. The governing body will not adopt an ordinance authorizing the granting of such exemption until said public hearing has been concluded.

Half-cent sales tax renewal information

City officials will meet with the public to go over the second half-cent sales tax renewal on the Aug. 2 ballot. All meetings will take place at the McPherson Community Building.