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Portrait of a Beautiful lion in the dark
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October 19, 2019 - 11:17 am
Officials say an African lion that died at the Rolling Hills Zoo in Salina suffered from encephalitis caused by a fungal infection.
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September 27, 2019 - 7:45 pm
A Salina-based nonprofit that provides child welfare and adult services plans to merge with the former St. John's Military School, which closed in May after years of litigation over its supervision of cadets. Saint Francis Ministries, an Episcopalian organization, announced Thursday that it will...
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September 24, 2019 - 8:14 pm
A new $250,000 grant brought Kansas Wesleyan's efforts to establish a new Nursing Education Center less than $1 million from its goal. The Dane G. Hansen Foundation announced the grant Tuesday to the fundraising effort. So far, the project has attracted $3.75 million. The center will be built in a...
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September 22, 2019 - 6:39 pm
A home intruder got a lot more than he bargained for when he tried to break into a Salina home late last week. A Salina man and his daughter are safe after a home invasion Thursday night. Ron, "Rodeo," Griffin had never met the man who kicked in the door to his home on Thursday night, but he wasn't...
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September 09, 2019 - 10:43 pm
Former Kansas Lt. Governor Tracey Mann says he plans to run for the state's 1st District seat in Congress. Mann, who was lieutenant governor for former Gov. Jeff Colyer, announced his candidacy on Monday. The announcement comes two days after the 1st district's two-term incumbent, Rep. Roger...
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August 28, 2019 - 6:39 pm
Salina police say an officer fatally shot a man at a home where a woman had been found dead. Salina Police Chief Brad Nelson said in a news release that officers went to a home Wednesday in west Salina after someone reported a person had been injured. On the first floor of the home, police...
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August 23, 2019 - 6:07 pm
A former employee of Saint Francis Ministries in Salina is facing eleven charges including rape, sexual exploitation of a child and indecent liberties with a child. Saline County District Court records show Nathaniel McEachin worked for Saint Francis Ministries from December 2018 to May 2019, when...
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August 20, 2019 - 10:20 pm
A Salina man who worked in the Kansas foster care system has been arrested on suspicion of multiple child sex crimes and kidnapping. Nathaniel McEachin, 39, was arrested following a months-long investigation going back to May of this year. The Saline County Sheriff's Office says the alleged crimes...
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August 02, 2019 - 5:47 pm
A Salina pharmacist has been sentenced to three years of probation for diverting prescription drugs containing opioids. Kirsty Hartley, 29, was sentenced Thursday. The sentence includes 18 months of house arrest. U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister says Hartley's husband, Dalton Hartley, was given the...
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July 30, 2019 - 9:56 am
Authorities have exhumed a woman's remains that were found more than 30 years ago in a shallow creek near Salina. The Saline County sheriff's office says in a Facebook post that the reason for unearthing her remains Monday was to obtain a DNA sample that might help law enforcement identify her. The...
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