Category: Salina News

April Grant Recipients Announced

SALINA – Greater Salina Community Foundation has awarded its final grants for the 2018 fiscal year. Three organizations received funding from the L.P. “Pat” Mullen Fund. Recipients include: Salina Public Schools, $3,640 for a seven-week summer reading program at Schilling Elementary School. Salina Area Technical College, $2,325 to host SATC Summer Camp, focused on electrical, welding, diesel […]

GSCF Awards Over $60,000 in Scholarships

SALINA – The Greater Salina Community Foundation has awarded over $60,000 in scholarships to area students for the upcoming academic year. The foundation manages 74 scholarship funds, which were established by donors to support students pursuing higher education. Recipients were recognized at a banquet on Thursday, May 17, at the Salina Country Club. Recipients and […]

Salina Regional Health Center Receives Top Honors for Stroke Care

SALINA – Salina Regional Health Center’s efforts to improve stroke care in the region have earned it special recognition from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. Officials from the association were on hand today to present the Get With The Guidelines®– Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award and the Target: StrokeSM Elite Plus Award – […]

Friday Night Live to Feature Local Group

SALINA – Salina Arts & Humanities, in collaboration with downtown stakeholders, presents Friday Night Live-an arts and entertainment series designed to increase attendance and participation in arts-related events and to strengthen partnerships with local business owners in the downtown arts district. Friday Night Live is excited to announce an FNL featured performance by Cheryl Rutz […]

Section of Country Club Road Reopened

SALINE COUNTY – A section of a Saline County road was reopened Tuesday after the completion of a roadwork project. Country Club Road, from Gypsum Valley Road to Donmyer Road, was reopened following completion of the replacement of the deteriorated concrete deck on the existing triple-barrel reinforced concrete box (RCB) drainage structure located on the […]

KU Dismisses Athletic Director, Salina Native Sheahon Zenger

LAWRENCE – The University of Kansas has dismissed Athletic Director and Salina native Sheahon Zenger citing a “lack of progress” within the department as the reason for the dismissal. Chancellor Douglas A. Girod made the announcement in a statement on the University’s website Monday morning. Zenger, who was born in Salina, had served as KU’s […]

Saline County Food Establishment and Lodging Inspections, May 5-18, 2018

Food Establishment and Lodging Inspections conducted in Saline County by the Kansas Department of Agriculture’s Division of Food Safety and Lodging from May 5 through May 18, 2018. Food safety and lodging inspections are unannounced, and inspection results represent only those conditions found in the establishment at the time of the inspection. Disclosure: Please remember […]