Salina

May 22, 2019 - 7:44 pm
A Salina man has been found not guilty of animal abuse charges stemming from the seizure of 189 animals. A Saline County jury deliberated less than an hour after a five-day trial of Matthew Fullen, 41, before returning the verdict Tuesday. The animals were seized in April 2018 from a pasture in...
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May 08, 2019 - 6:19 pm
A Salina man has admitted to illegally getting stolen prescription drugs from his wife before she lost her pharmacist license. The U.S. attorney's office says Dalton Hartley, 29, pleaded guilty Tuesday in federal court in Wichita to one count of acquiring controlled substances through fraud...
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May 06, 2019 - 5:30 am
Kansas officials estimate it will cost $95 million to clean up pollution at the Schilling Air Force Base in Salina. Kansas Department of Health and Environment officials discussed the cleanup with Salina residents Wednesday. The Salina Journal reports once the state finalizes its remediation plan,...
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May 02, 2019 - 6:36 pm
An embattled Kansas military school amended its incorporation document to remove the Episcopalian church that founded it from getting the property once the school shuts down. The amendment that came nearly seven months before the school announced its plans to close was revealed when the document...
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April 30, 2019 - 7:59 pm
Kansas will host its first state-sanctioned high school wrestling tournament for girls only next year. The Kansas State High School Activities Association board voted Friday to add girls wrestling to its competitions. The association's executive director, Bill Faflick, says the first girls state...
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April 19, 2019 - 10:57 am
Authorities say a woman has been injured in an explosion at a Salina plant that makes vehicle batteries. Saline County Sheriff's Office Capt. Jim Hughes says the 48-year-old woman was cleaning and servicing a machine when the explosion happened just before 6 a.m. Friday at Exide Technologies. He...
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March 29, 2019 - 9:53 am
SALINA, Kan. (AP) — The Roman Catholic Diocese of Salina, Kansas, has identified 14 priests with substantiated allegations of clergy sexual abuse with a minor. Bishop Gerald Vincke released a list of the names Friday after a county prosecutor who's now a judge audited the diocese's clergy files. A...
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March 25, 2019 - 6:51 pm
A zoo near Salina is working to find a new lion for its exhibits after one of its lions was euthanized. Officials at Rolling Hills Zoo said Motomba, an African lion, was euthanized Friday after a long term illness. He would have been 22 on March 30. Motomba and his brother, Simba, lived at the...
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February 16, 2019 - 11:27 am
The board of an embattled Kansas military school is exploring what to do with the property as the private boarding school prepares to close after facing years of litigation, including accusations that administrators failed to supervise cadets. St. John's Military School announced this month that...
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February 10, 2019 - 11:40 pm
SALINA, Kan. (AP) — The state has awarded the Salina Area Technical College a $210,000 grant to help with start-up costs of the college's new associate degree in nursing program. The college announced the grant from the Kansas Department of Commerce on Friday. The Kansas Board of Regents and the...
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