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Kansas man jailed after alleged incident with woman at motel

Law enforcement authorities are investigating a Kansas man after an incident that began in downtown Salina late Monday night. Just before 11p.m., police were sent to Homewood Suites by Hilton, 115 E. Mulberry Street, for the report of a man allegedly following and harassing a 28-year-old woman who had a protection order against him, according to Salina Police Captain Gary Hanus. Another woman in her 20s was with the 28-year-old.
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Waterloo Police searching for missing person ends, found safe

WATERLOO, Iowa (KCRG) - Waterloo Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing person from Abilene, Kansas. The Dickinson County Sheriff’s Office has learned that Makayla Robertson is possibly in the Waterloo area. Robertson was last seen on July 17th, 2022. She told her mother...
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Kansas home invasion burglary suspect drank a beer, ate a meal

Two Salina residents awoke Saturday morning to find a man in the residence who didn't belong there. Officers were sent to a residence in the 800 block of W. South Street just after 9:30 a.m. Saturday after a 23-year-old woman and a 17-year-old girl awoke to find Michael James Haffner, 35, of Salina, inside the residence, Salina Police Interim Patrol Captain David Villanueva said this morning. The two told Haffner to leave and then called police.

Salina Fire: 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb and Family Walk set for Sept. 11

The Salina Fire Department has announced that the inaugural Central Kansas 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb and Family Walk will take place this fall at Kansas Wesleyan University. Event check-in and on-site registration is scheduled for 7:30 a.m. Sept. 11 at the Graves Family Sports Complex, 231 E. Cloud Street. The event is scheduled to begin with an opening ceremony at 9 a.m. The cost is $30 per person until Sept. 2. After that, the cost is $35 per person.
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Team derby highlights Sunday CKFF Demolition Derby

The opening night of the Central Kansas Free Fair featured the Team Competition, in which ten teams competed for the $4000 first place prize money. Nebraska drivers, Shad Turner, and Josh Turner, outlasted Justin Klein, and Adam Klein in the feature event to finish as first place champions. The 24...

CORRECTED: Saline County Booking Activity, Aug. 7

CORRECTED 10:30 a.m. Monday: The Salina Police Department has corrected one of the requested charges for Joseph Taylor Moran. According to police, a software glitch caused one of Moran's requested charges to be murder instead of criminal solicitation. We have corrected that information below. . . . Following is recent...

OPINION: Value Them Both - a week later

A week ago a constitutional proposition known as Value Them Both failed to gain the necessary support from Kansas voters in the primary election. Like many supporters of the amendment, I was surprised and disappointed with the results of this endeavor. While it is tempting to speculate on the reasons...

Salina Burglar Eats Food, Drinks Beer

Two young women awoke to find a man eating and drinking in their kitchen Saturday morning. Patrol Captain David Villanueva tells KSAL News that officers were called to the 800 block of West South around 9:30am to the report of an intruder. The women yelled at the man to leave...

Exline Recognized For Safety Commitment

A Salina company has been recognized for its efforts to keep its employees safe and healthy. Exline Inc. earned SHARP recognition through work with the Kansas Department of Labor and OSHA’s On-site Consultation Program. According to the company, Exline members were presented with a flag and plaque at a...

Victim’s Note Tips Off Authorities for Help

A quick note from a woman asking for help during a stop at a convenience store leads to the arrest of a Gypsum man. Saline County Sheriff Roger Soldan tells KSAL News that 46-year-old T.J. Meadows was taken into custody by Kansas State Troopers on Friday evening near Park City after his 35-year-old girlfriend scratched out a note for help – and handed it to an employee at the Casey’s General Store in Canton.