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Monarchs shutout Lincoln Saltdogs, 7-0

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Kansas City’s starting pitcher Matt Hall was lights out from the mound. He threw seven scoreless innings while conceding just two hits and striking out ten. His performance helped the Kansas City Monarchs (49-31) shut out the Lincoln Saltdogs (37-44) 7-0 Sunday afternoon at Legends Field.
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Wind Surge scores double digits in victory Sunday

WICHITA - Ten runs on fifteen hits led the Wind Surge to a 10-4 victory over the Corpus Christi Hooks on Sunday afternoon as Wichita won their fourth straight game and took five of six in the series. The Surge have won nine of their last ten games and 15...

Easements, wall, river festival recap on Salina City Commission agenda

Easement dedications, a wall adjoining Campbell Plaza, and a Smoky Hill River Festival recap are among the items on the Salina City Commission agenda for Monday. Study sessions and city commission meetings will take place in–person in room 107 of the City-County Building, 300 West Ash Street, and via Zoom until further notice. Meetings also can be viewed at the City of Salina YouTube channel,

KWU Athletics announces partnership with Opendorse

Kansas Wesleyan University Athletics have agreed to a partnership with Opendorse, the leading name, image, and likeness (NIL) marketplace for collegiate student-athletes, to create a platform for student-athletes to develop partnerships with brands, supporters, and local businesses. Kansas Wesleyan becomes the first member of the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference to...

KHP found 35 pounds of meth in vehicle's gas tank

KANSAS CITY—A Mexican national was sentenced to 100 months in prison last week in connection to an international drug ring that distributed large quantities of methamphetamine, heroin, cocaine, and marijuana from Mexico in the Kansas City area, according to the United State's Attorney. According to court documents, in January...

🎥A Day in the Life: Active shooter training

This is a special edition of A Day in the Life. With the start of the school year and recent events involving shootings at schools, we thought this would be a chance for you to see, and know, that local law enforcement is working to help protect students if such an event occurred. While it is unfortunate that such training is necessary, we wanted you to see what is being done in Hutchinson and Reno County to keep schools safe. This edition does contain video of law enforcement using live rounds with soft bullets to simulate real-life situations. Please note this is a real simulation and the video does contain simulated victims and real-life situations, some of which are graphic. Parts of the exercise are being left out intentionally to avoid disclosing tactical information that keeps officers safe.

Farm bill season arrives: What’s the outlook for 2023?

WASHINGTON — Over the course of the next year, lawmakers on the U.S. House and Senate Agriculture committees will draft a new federal farm bill that will shape food, farm, conservation and nutrition programs across the country for the next five years. The omnibus law that began 90 years...

Evictions spiking as assistance, protections disappear

KANSAS CITY (AP) —Jada Riley thought she had beaten homelessness. The 26-year-old New Orleans resident was finally making a steady income cleaning houses during the pandemic to afford a $700-a-month, one-bedroom apartment. But she lost nearly all her clients after Hurricane Ida hit last year. Then she was fired from a grocery store job in February after taking time off to help a relative.

NWS: Heat continues through Monday, then some relief

Hot and dry weather continues through Monday. Then a cold front arrives Tuesday bringing cooler temperatures and the chance for hit-or-miss showers and storms. Hit-or-miss storms are possible on Tuesday, but the best chance for appreciable rainfall will most likely be across far eastern Kansas.

Condos wins National Murrow Award for coverage of western Kansas

EDITOR'S NOTE: Much of Condos' work also appears on Salina Post. David Condos, a reporter for High Plains Public Radio and the Kansas News Service, has won a National Edward R. Murrow Award — one of the most prestigious prizes in broadcast journalism — for his coverage of western Kansas, its ongoing problems with water, its history of racism and how meatpacking transformed the region.

KC Monarchs defeat Lincoln Saltdogs, 14-10

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — The Kansas City Monarchs (48-31) bounced back with a 14-10 win over the Lincoln Saltdogs (37-43). The Monarchs look for a series win against Lincoln tomorrow for the first one since the last series in July against the Sioux Falls Canaries. Kansas City struck first...

Lavogez’s first NWSL goal, assist propel KC Current to win

CARY, N.C. — In a thrilling seven-goal affair, the Kansas City Current (7-4-4, 25pts, T-2nd place) took down the North Carolina Courage (2-6-4, 10pts, 12th place) 4-3 on Saturday night to extend the team’s franchise-best unbeaten streak to 10 matches. Forward Claire Lavogez provided the game-winning goal with a brilliant strike from distance in the 79th minute to complete the comeback after the Current trailed by one goal on three separate occasions.

Wind Surge comes from behind to win, take series

WICHITA - The Wind Surge defeated the Corpus Christi Hooks 7-6 on Saturday night behind twelve hits and four doubles for Wichita’s third straight win to remain in first place. The Surge have won eight of their last nine games. Anthony Prato hit the game-winning RBI double in the...

Coyote Athletic Hall of Fame Inductee: Gordon Reimer

Gordon Reimer's goal when he became women's basketball coach at Kansas Wesleyan University was simple but ginormous in its scope. "I just had a passion to be the best in whatever I was working on," he said. "I had a passion to make my Kansas Wesleyan basketball teams some of the best in the nation, and I just wouldn't stop working hard to accomplish that."

Saline County Booking Activity, Aug. 14

Following is recent booking activity for the Saline County Jail, as provided by law enforcement. Photos, if provided, are courtesy of Saline County Jail. All persons are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. NAME: Brown, Keith Louis; 34; Salina. CHARGES REQUESTED: Criminal Damage to Property; Value...

NOW THAT'S RURAL: Clay Wallin, Heartland Gamebirds

This Kansas business is for the birds – gamebirds, that is. Today we’ll meet a young ruralpreneur who has created a business of raising pheasants and guiding pheasant hunts in his home region of rural Kansas. Last week we learned about Bethany Wallin, who founded a physical therapy...

Today in History - August 14

Today is Sunday, Aug. 14, the 226th day of 2022. There are 139 days left in the year. On Aug. 14, 1945, President Harry S. Truman announced that Imperial Japan had surrendered unconditionally, ending World War II. On this date:. In 1848, the Oregon Territory was created. In 1935, President...