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Dedication for new mural in Salina set for Saturday

Dream Cartographers, a recently completed downtown mural that included community involvement, will be dedicated Saturday. The mural, which serves as a backdrop to the new downtown stage at N. Santa Fe Avenue and W. Ash Street, is scheduled to be dedicated at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, according to information from Salina Arts & Humanities. The dedication will include remarks by the artist, Dave Loewenstein, and Salina Arts & Humanities staff. Light refreshments will be served.
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KBI: Statewide Silver Alert for missing Kansas man

BUTLER COUNTY – The Butler County Sheriff’s Office requested that the Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI) issue a statewide Silver Alert for a missing Towanda man. Joseph Moody Hayes left his home in Towanda, Kansas on Monday, June 20, en route to Anniston, Alabama to visit family. He never made it. Hayes was driving a 2014 Black Dodge Ram 1500 bearing Kansas tag 576HZW.

CAMPBELL: Plant analysis for testing nutrient levels in corn

Plant analysis is an excellent in-season “quality control” tool. It can be especially valuable for managing secondary and micronutrients that do not have high-quality, reliable soil tests available, and for providing insight into how efficiently you are using applied nutrients. Plant analysis can be used by Kansas farmers...

4th person has died following Amtrak crash

MENDON, Missouri (AP) — Authorities say 4th person has died following Missouri Amtrak derailment, total injured rises to 150. Investigators with the National Transportation Safety Board were in Missouri Tuesday trying to determine how an Amtrak train carrying more than 200 people slammed into a dump truck. Amtrak’s Southwest...

Russell woman appointed to state committee

Governor Laura Kelly today announced appointments to the following state boards and committees. Purpose: To license and regulate certified public accountants (CPA’s). The Board of Accountancy is a regulatory body authorized to carry out the laws and administrative regulations governing CPA’s. The board is disciplinary and has the authority to conduct investigations.

Day 11, Kansas Wheat Harvest Report

This is day 11 of the Kansas Wheat Harvest Reports, brought to you by the Kansas Wheat Commission, Kansas Association of Wheat Growers and the Kansas Grain and Feed Association. The Kansas wheat harvest is officially over halfway done, well ahead of the normal harvest pace, according to the USDA...

Local providers: Current child care system no longer sustainable

The U.S. child care industry is at the point of market failure, a representative of Kansas' Child Care Aware program told a group of Hays Chamber members Friday. Child care costs more to provide than families can afford to pay, said Jennifer Burgardt, community outreach and engagement coordinator at Child Care Aware of Kansas.

BCC Board of Trustees meeting agenda (6/28)

Tuesday, June 28 at 4 p.m. 5. MONITORING REPORT – END 7: STRATEGIC PLANNING/STRATEGIC PLANNING UPDATE. Todd Mobray, Director of Institutional Effectiveness will facilitate this report. 6. CNH EXPANSION. Kathy Kottas, Dean of Workforce Training & Community Education will present for Board consideration. 7. EMPLOYEE UPDATES. Mark Dean, Vice...

Cop Shop (6/27)

Barton County Sheriff’s Office Incident Log (6/27) At 1:01 a.m. a chase was reported at NW K-96 Highway & 17th Street. At 9:32 a.m. a report of cattle out was made at NE 110 Avenue & NE 180 Road. Non-Injury Accident. At 4:18 p.m. an accident was reported at...

Barton County Sheriff's Booking Activity (6/27)

BOOKED: Cassandra Maupin on Barton County District Court case for possession of methamphetamine, paraphernalia, no driver’s license and no drug tax stamp, bond set at $10,000 C/S. BOOKED: Mark Anthony Caton on Barton County District Court case for possession of marijuana, possession of paraphernalia, no drug tax stamp, bond...

Social media sites remove posts offering abortion pills

WASHINGTON (AP) — Facebook and Instagram have begun promptly removing posts that offer abortion pills to women who may not be able to access them following a Supreme Court decision that stripped away constitutional protections for the procedure. Such social media posts ostensibly aimed to help women living in...