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Deputies arrest 2 Salina men in connection to 2 theft cases

Two Salina men believed to be connected to two theft cases just outside the city limits were arrested Tuesday on multiple requested theft charges. Saline County Sheriff's Captain Jim Hughes said this morning that deputies were sent to Pestinger Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc., 125 E. Avenue A, for a report of items stolen from a metal recycling bin.
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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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Gov. tours new state-of-the art child care facility in Lindsborg

LINDSBORG, Kan. (WIBW) - Governor Laura Kelly toured the latest and greatest in child care options for Little Sweden as part of her economic prosperity tour. Kansas Governor Laura Kelly says on Tuesday, Aug. 10, she traveled to the Lindsborg Child Development Center as part of her Prosperity on the Plains economic tour. She said expanded child care is a cornerstone of her workforce and economic development efforts.

BOOR: Central Kansas Warm Season Forage Field Day

Organizers of the Central Kansas Warm Season Forage Field Day, scheduled for Aug. 18, said the event will showcase work being done in central Kansas to improve forages for cattle producers in the state. Cade Rensink, the director of the Central Kansas Extension District, staff in his office and the...

'Grains of Sand' artist reception at Salina Art Center

The public is invited to a free artist reception Thursday in conjunction with the Grains of Sand exhibition currently on display at the Salina Art Center. The reception is scheduled for 5-7 p.m. with artist, Mike Miller, giving remarks at 6 p.m. Miller's Grains of Sand is on display until...

Two military officers to be inducted into hall of fame as candidates graduate

SALINA, Kan. (WIBW) - Two officers will be inducted into the OCS Hall of Fame - one posthumously - during the 66th class of Officer Candidate School graduation. The Kansas National Guard says its 235th Regiment will host a graduation ceremony for Officer Candidate School - Class 66, at 4 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 20, at the Kansas Highway Patrol Academy, 2019 E Iron Ave. in Salina.

Pickup stolen in south Salina Tuesday afternoon

Police are looking for a pickup that was stolen from a south Salina residence Tuesday afternoon. A 77-year-old Salina man told police that his maroon and silver 2003 Chevrolet Silverado was parked in his driveway in the 400 block of Irene Street at approximately 2:30 p.m. Tuesday. At approximately 4:45 p.m., his wife noticed the pickup was missing, Salina Police Captain Paul Forrester said this morning.

Landstar Trucker Appreciation Night at Salina Speedway Friday

Attention truckers: Friday is your night at Salina Speedway!. The Landstar 24th annual Trucker Appreciation Night at the Races is scheduled for Friday at Salina Speedway. CDL drivers get into the evening of stock car racing for free from 5:30-7 p.m. Friday courtesy Landstar Ranger of Salina, according to an event flyer.

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.

Burglar Grabs Jewelry, iPads

A couple returns home from vacation to discover their house in east Salina was hit by a burglar. Police Captain Paul Forrester tells KSAL News that sometime between August 4th and the 9th, someone entered a home in the 500 block of Claremont Drive and stole two Apple iPads, a couple of diamond rings, a pair of earrings, Fossil watch and 15 silver dollars.

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...

Salina Battle of the Badges blood drive later this month

The Battle of the Badges blood drive in Salina is coming up later this month, but you still have time to scheduled an appointment. The friendly competition among Salina first responders to promote blood donations is scheduled for noon to 6:30 p.m. Aug. 29-30 and 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Aug. 31 in the multi-purpose room at Sunrise Presbyterian Church, 825 E. Beloit Avenue.

SPONSORED: Morton Buildings is hiring for crew positions

Are you a construction professional looking for a better opportunity?. Morton Buildings is hiring for crew positions with total compensation up to $23/hour (based on experience). Apply online at Or in person at the Morton Buildings office, 711 W. Diamond Drive, Salina. Stop in to learn about construction crew...