Category: Regional News

Chances of Rain Return Thursday Evening into Early Friday

Chances of rain return on Thursday evening into early Friday. The highest chances of rain are expected along the Kansas/Oklahoma border and southeast Kansas. Tonight – Clear, with a low around 40. Southwest wind around 6 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Wednesday – Sunny, with a high near 62. Light and variable wind becoming north […]

Flooding Continues Across the Area, Rain Expected to End Late Tonight

Widespread heavy rain has led to flooding across many areas of central and southeast Kansas. Areas not currently experiencing flooding may soon, as additional rounds of heavy rain move through the region. Many rural county roads have flooded. In addition, creeks and rivers in the area are beginning to rise which will also impact nearby […]

Flooding Continues Across the Area, More Heavy Rain Expected Through Wednesday Morning

Widespread showers and storms will continue to move across the area this evening. Locally heavy rain and flooding remain a primary concern. Avoid flooded roadways and be mindful of low-lying areas. Widespread heavy rain has led to flooding across many areas of central and southeast Kansas. Areas not currently experiencing flooding may soon, as additional […]

Wide Range in Temperatures Across the Region Today, Flood Watch in Effect Through Tuesday

Wide range in temperatures is expected today across the region, with highs in the 50’s over central Kansas & 70’s over southeast portion of Kansas. Multiple rounds of heavy rain will be possible through Tuesday. The best chance for widespread heavy rain and flooding will be Monday morning through Tuesday, especially for areas along and […]

UPDATE: Arrests Made in Connection with Hodgeman County Homicide

FORT COLLINS, Colo. – With assistance from the Larimer County, Colorado Sheriff’s Office, the Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI) and the Hodgeman County Sheriff’s Office made three arrests connected to the murder of Bayron O. Diaz-Bautista. Diaz-Bautista was found dead in a field in Hodgeman County on Oct. 1. The preliminary autopsy report revealed Diaz-Bautista […]

Much Cooler Temperatures Today, Up To Four Inches of Rain Expected Through Tuesday

Much colder temperatures will be in place today with highs more than 20 degrees cooler than Friday in many locations. Gusty north winds will make it feel even cooler. Multiple rounds of showers and storms will be possible through Tuesday. More than three inches of rainfall will be likely through Tuesday with many locations picking […]

Area High School Football Scores – Week 6

Area High School Football Scores – Week 6 October 4-5, 2018 Salina Central 33, Newton 19 Maize 42, Salina South 7 Smith Center 55, Sacred Heart 0 Ell-Saline 55, Republic County 14 Southeast of Saline 48, Mission Valley 20 St. Mary’s Academy 48, St. John’s Military 0 Hoisington 44, Minneapolis 6 (Thurs.) Bennington 76, Peabody-Burns […]

Kansas Governor Orders Flags at Half-staff in Honor of National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Day

TOPEKA – In accordance with Executive Order 10-12, Kansas Governor Jeff Colyer has ordered flags to be flown at half-staff from sun-up to sun-down on Sunday, October 7 in honor of the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Day. “Firefighters perform acts of heroism each day, some of whom have made the ultimate sacrifice protecting our communities,” […]

Board of Regents Announces 2018 Fall Semester Enrollment

TOPEKA – Preliminary figures released today by the Kansas Board of Regents show a slight increase at state universities and a small decrease in systemwide enrollment of full-time equivalent (FTE) students. “While enrollment results this year are mixed, the Board continues to look at ways we can help more Kansans advance their education beyond high […]

KCC Approves Settlement Agreement Lowering Rates for Westar Customers

TOPEKA – In a unanimous decision Thursday  morning, the Kansas Corporation Commission approved a settlement agreement that will cut electric rates for Westar customers by $66 million dollars annually. For the average residential customer, that equates to approximately $3.80 per month. The settlement agreement also includes the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) bill credit […]

Area High School Football Scores – Week 5

Area High School Football Scores – Week 5 September 28, 2018 Salina Central 48, Haysville Campus 17 Derby 60, Salina South 7 Sacred Heart 37, LaCrosse 0 Ell-Saline 50, Inman 20 Rossville 32, Southeast of Saline 6 St. John’s Military 50, Veritas Christian 0 Norton 39, Minneapolis 7 Solomon 74, Bennington 26 Mankato-Rock Hills 56, […]

Central, South Among High Schools Being Recognized by NFHS and KSHSAA

TOPEKA – Washburn Rural High School has been selected as the National Performing Arts School of Excellence award winner and 14 other Kansas high schools, including two from Salina, have been chosen to receive recognition by The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) and the Kansas State High School Activities Association (KSHSAA) for […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]