Saline County Food Establishment Inspections, August 27 – September 2, 2015

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Food Establishment and Lodging Inspections conducted in Saline County by the Kansas Department of Agriculture’s Division of Food Safety and Lodging from August 27 through September 2, 2015. Food safety and lodging inspections are unannounced, and inspection results represent only those conditions found in the establishment at the time of the inspection. ***NO INSPECTIONS CONDUCTED […]

September is National Preparedness Month

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September is National Preparedness Month “Don’t Wait. Communicate. Make Your Emergency Plan Today.” September is National Preparedness Month. The event, now in its twelfth year, is a nationwide, month-long effort hosted by the Ready Campaign and Citizens Corps, encouraging households, businesses and communities to prepare and plan for emergencies. One of National Preparedness Month’s key […]

Finish Line Closes Salina Store

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Athletic retailer Finish Line has closed its Salina store. Diana Boyce, Finish Line’s Senior Director of Corporate Communications, tells the Salina Post there was no specific reason for the closure, but did say it came down to basic economics. “It’s a normal course of business to open and close stores based on sales results and […]

Sheriff’s Office Investigating Burglary

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A family in the process of moving is the victim of a home burglary. Saline County Sheriff Glen Kochanowski said the 15-year-old daughter of Mark Miller came home from school Wednesday afternoon to find the front door of their home in the 3600 block of Smolan Road forced opened. The girl went to a neighbor’s […]

House Explosion Under Investigation in McPherson County

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MOUNDRIDGE, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say a home was destroyed in an explosion in McPherson County. According to McPherson County Sheriff’s Capt. Doug Anderson, the explosion happened about 6 p.m. Wednesday in Moundridge. He said the home, which a preliminary report says is vacant, is a total loss. No injuries were reported. The sheriff’s department […]

Watchdog: 900,000 Vets Have Pending Health Care Applications

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MATTHEW DALY, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — An internal watchdog says nearly 900,000 veterans have pending applications for health care from the Department of Veterans Affairs. But a report by the VA’s inspector general says “serious” problems with enrollment data make it impossible to determine how many of the 867,000 veterans with pending applications were […]

I-135 Sign Repairs in Saline County

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On Monday and Tuesday, Sept 14-15, 2015, sign installation and repair work will take place at the I-135/I-70 Interchange. The signing project is located on the southbound lanes of the I-135 bridge crossing over I-70. During construction on the 14th, one lane will be closed to traffic. During construction on the 15th, a detour shall […]

Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America Announces Art is Ageless Winners

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SALINA, KS. – Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America has announced the winners of its annual, system-wide Art is Ageless® competition, which features entries by artists age 65 and older throughout Kansas and Missouri. Three winning artists in Salina Presbyterian Manor’s annual Art is Ageless® juried competition will join nearly 50 senior artists from Kansas and Missouri […]