KSU Polytechnic Receives FAA’s First Waiver to a University to Fly UAS Beyond Line of Sight

By Kim Bird SALINA – Kansas State University Polytechnic Campus has received a waiver from the Federal Aviation Administration to fly unmanned aircraft systems beyond the line of sight. It’s the first such waiver granted to a university by the FAA. The FAA certificate to Kansas State Polytechnic’s Applied Aviation Research Center waives the rules […]

Resurrection Tour Featuring Puddle of Mudd and Saliva to Play Salina in September

SALINA – The Resurrection Tour 2018 featuring Puddle of Mudd and Saliva will make a stop at Tony’s Pizza Events Center on Friday, September 7 at 7:30 p.m. Res·ur·rec·tion (rezəˈrekSH(ə)n) – “The revitalization or revival of something; the resurrection of something under a charismatic leader.” A fitting definition for this line up of live rock […]

Section of Kipp Road Reopened

SALINE COUNTY – A section of a Saline County road has been reopened after a road work project. Kipp Road, from Tinkler Road to Assaria Road, was reopened today after the replacement of an existing, narrow, deteriorated drainage structure with a new reinforced concrete box (RCB) drainage structure. The structure is located on Kipp Road, […]

KSU Polytechnic Awards Prestigious Presidential, Bluemont Scholarships to Five Kansas Seniors

By Julie Cobb SALINA – Totaling more than $240,000 over the next four years, the top scholarships at Kansas State University Polytechnic Campus will be helping five Kansas high school seniors achieve their educational dreams when classes begin this fall. Wesley Elliott, Salina, has been chosen to receive Kansas State Polytechnic’s 2018 Vanier Presidential Scholarship. […]

Governor Colyer Orders Flags to be Flown at Half-staff in Honor of Fallen Deputies

TOPEKA – In accordance with Executive Order 10-12, Kansas Governor Jeff Colyer has ordered flags to be flown at half-staff state-wide from sun-up until sun-down on Thursday, June 21, 2018 in honor of Wyandotte County Sheriff’s Deputies Theresa “TK” King and Patrick Rohrer who were killed in the line of duty last week. “These two […]

City of McPherson Now Accepting Housing Rehabilitation Applications

MCPHERSON – The City of McPherson is currently accepting applications for a housing rehabilitation project designed to benefit low- to moderate-income families. The project utilizes a $300,000 federal grant designated for specific home improvements. This is the second grant awarded to the City through the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program. The 2016 grant resulted […]