Category: Area News

Area High School Football Scores – Week 4

Area High School Football Scores – Week 4 September 21, 2018 Salina Central 62, Hutchinson 20 Haysville Campus 22, Salina South 7 Hillsboro 45, Sacred Heart 31 Ell-Saline 27, Sedgwick 13 Southeast of Saline 35, St. Marys 0 Wichita Homeschool 46, St. John’s Military 0 Minneapolis 14, Ellsworth 13 Canton-Galva 56, Bennington 32 Lakeside-Downs 58, […]

Minneapolis Man Hospitalized After Severe Weather Causes Vehicle, Camper to Overturn

JEWELL COUNTY – A Minneapolis man was hospitalized after severe weather caused his vehicle and camper to rollover in Jewell County early Thursday evening. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, Zachary Cline, 31, was driving a 2003 Chevrolet Silverado southbound on K-14 Highway, just north of N Road, when inclement weather and a strong gust […]

City of McPherson to Host Chamber Coffee

MCPHERSON – McPherson City officials will host the Chamber Coffee on Thursday, September 27, 9:30 a.m., at the McPherson Museum, 1111 E. Kansas, providing community members an opportunity to learn more about Community Building renovations. Final architectural plans will be presented along with a construction update. The project will result in an attractive, comprehensive building […]

Kansas Governor Orders Flags at Half-staff Friday in Honor of Slain Deputy’s Funeral

TOPEKA – In accordance with Executive Order 10-12, Governor Jeff Colyer has ordered flags statewide to be flown at half-staff on Friday, September 21 in honor of Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Deputy Robert Kunze who was killed in line of duty on Sunday, September 16. Kunze’s funeral will be held on Friday at 10 a.m. at […]

McPherson Museum Joins Smithsonian Day

MCPHERSON – On Saturday, September 22, the McPherson Museum will open its doors free of charge to all Museum Day ticket holders as part of Smithsonian magazine’s 14th annual Museum Day, a national celebration of boundless curiosity in which participating museums emulate the free admission policy at the Smithsonian Institution’s Washington DC-based museums. Museum Day […]

Abilene Memorial Health System Volunteer Corps Earns Gold Award for 26th Consecutive Year

ABILENE – The Memorial Health System (MHS) Volunteer Corps was awarded the Gold Award of Excellence for the twenty-sixth consecutive year at the annual joint luncheon for Kansas Hospital Association (KHA) and Hospital Auxiliaries of Kansas (HAK) in September. The Corps must complete 17 requirements to be eligible for the award each year. The goals […]

Dickinson County Roofer Temporarily Banned from Doing Business in Kansas

TOPEKA – A Dickinson County roofer has been temporarily banned by court order from doing business in Kansas while a lawsuit alleging violations of consumer protection laws is pending, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said today. Glenn Decker, of Enterprise, who does business as Decker Construction, is temporarily banned from doing business in Kansas. District Judge […]

Kansas Governor Orders Flags Flown at Half-staff in Honor of Slain Sheriff’s Deputy

TOPEKA – In accordance with Executive Order 10-12, Governor Jeff Colyer has ordered flags in Sedgwick County to be flown at half-staff beginning immediately at the request of Sedgwick County officials, until sundown tomorrow, September 18, in honor of Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Deputy Robert Kunze, who was killed in line of duty on Sunday. In […]

Area High School Football Scores – Week 3

Area High School Football Scores – Week 3 September 14, 2018 Salina Central 27, Salina South 3 Sacred Heart 9, Ellsworth 7 Hutchinson Trinity 8, Ell-Saline 6 Southeast of Saline 28, Russell 14 Tyrone, Okla. 88, St. John’s Military 6 Beloit 56, Minneapolis 18 Little River 44, Bennington 12 Beloit-St. John’s Tipton 55, Tescott 6 […]

Abilene Memorial Hospital’s Mammography Services Passes Survey

ABILENE – Memorial Hospital’s Radiology and Imaging Department received notification from the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) that mammography services has again passed its recent survey with zero deficiencies. The survey is conducted to see that all certifications, personnel, and equipment meet standards. The KDHE completes an annual survey on behalf of the […]

Westar Energy Warns Customers of Electric Company Imposters

TOPEKA – Westar Energy is alerting customers that imposters claiming to work for the company are threatening to disconnect service and asking for prepaid cards as payment. Several customers have contacted Westar Energy’s Customer Relations Center after receiving suspicious phone calls. Some imposters are very convincing. They may use websites that allow them to manipulate […]

Two Salinans Jailed in Russell County After High Speed Chase

RUSSELL COUNTY – Two people from Salina were arrested after a high speed chase with Russell County deputies over the weekend. According to a social media statement from Russell County Sheriff Fred J. Whitman, a Russell County deputy observed a vehicle driving around the football field in Lucas at approximately 10:48 p.m. on Saturday, September […]

Area High School Football Scores – Week 2

Area High School Football Scores – Week 2 September 7, 2018 Derby 63, Salina Central 0 Dodge City 27, Salina South 17 Minneapolis 20, Sacred Heart 17 (OT) Ell-Saline 48, Whitewater-Remington 6 Southeast of Saline 14, Beloit 13 Flint Hills Christian 50, St. John’s Military 0 Bennington 28, Moundridge 22 Pike Valley 60, Tescott 0 […]