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CCC and GCCC sign fire science program agreement

Sacha SanguinettiAugust 30, 2019

COLBY -- Colby Community College President Dr. Seth Carter and Garden City Community College President Dr. Ryan Ruda signed a memorandum of understanding Monday that provides an avenue for students in the CCC service area to prepare for a career in fire science. Those living in the Colby sector will take general education classes through CCC and fire science classes through GCCC with the opport...

Extra officers on patrol over holiday weekend on the look-out for impaired drivers…and other h...

Sacha SanguinettiAugust 30, 2019

A mobilization of over 150 law enforcement agencies across Kansas culminates this this weekend. The “You Drink, You Drive, You Lose” effort began back on August 14th and runs through Labor Day weekend. Extra officers are on patrol, specifically looking for impaired drivers. According to the National Safety Council, 40 percent of car fatalities occur in the summer months. The Labor Day holiday ...

August 30, 2019: Statewide Silver alert issued for missing Goddard man

Sacha SanguinettiAugust 30, 2019

SEDGWICK COUNTY – The Goddard Police Department requested that the Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI) issue a statewide Silver Alert for a missing Goddard, Kan. man. The whereabouts of John Hughes, 88, are unknown, and the public’s assistance is requested to help locate him. Hughes has been missing since 1 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 29, when he left for a medical appointment in west Wichita ...

Curtis Duncan to be presented with honor from the Kansas Association Broadcasters

Sacha SanguinettiAugust 28, 2019

Every year, the Kansas Association of Broadcasters (KAB) awards the Sonny Slater Award to one Kansas broadcaster who exemplifies service to their radio station and communities. Slater was a long time farm director at KSAL in Salina before passing away in a farming accident in 1991. This year's winner of the KAB Sonny Slater Award is Curtis Duncan, of Rocking M Media in Goodland! Curtis’ br...

Officials warn of a new gift card scam targeting Kansans…and other headlines from the Today in...

Sacha SanguinettiAugust 28, 2019

Officials are warning of a new angle on an old scam. According to the Kansas Attorney General's Office, a new version on a gift card scam they've seen pop up is the scammers posing as a religious leader in the community asking for contributions to their charitable efforts in the form of a gift card. Typically, these requests come in the form of an email that may appear to be legitimate on its face...

Monday, August 26, 2019: Injury accident involving school bus in Cheyenne County

Sacha SanguinettiAugust 26, 2019

On August 26, 2019, at approximately 7:45 a.m. the Cheyenne County Hospital and Cheyenne County Emergency Services, were advised of a multiple injury accident involving a School bus and pickup on a county road in Cheyenne County. It was later learned that it was a USD 103 Cheylin School bus. There were No fatalities. There were 12 children, 1 bus driver and 1 truck driver brought to Cheyenne Co...

2 arrested following a stabbing in Goodland…and other headlines from the Today in Kansas Repor...

Sacha SanguinettiAugust 26, 2019

Two people were arrested following a stabbing incident in Goodland. According to the Kansas Bureau of Investigation, at approximately 2:15 a.m. on Saturday the Goodland Police department requested KBI assistance to investigate a stabbing at 1502 Caldwell Ave in Goodland. KBI Agents and the Crime Scene Response Team responded. The Goodland Police was notified shortly after 1:30 a.m. of the incident...

Kansas A.G. joins others around the country in support of new technology to stop robocalls…and...

Sacha SanguinettiAugust 23, 2019

The nation's biggest phone companies are promising to use new technology to spot and block robocalls.  The pledge is part of an agreement with 51 attorneys general, including Kansas Attorney general Derek Schmidt. The agreement calls for the phone companies to use call-blocking technology and provide free blocking tools to customers.  It would also let people know if the incoming call is real or...

Severe weather continues to wreak havoc…and other headlines from the Today in Kansas Report: A...

Sacha SanguinettiAugust 22, 2019

Strong storms are to blame for power outages in central Kansas.  Last night's storms left more than 55-hundred homes and businesses without power in Sedgwick, Reno, McPherson and Marion counties.  Most of the outages were reported in Sedgwick County including Eisenhower National Airport.  The storms produced 70-mile-per-hour winds and heavy rain that led to flash flooding. The Kansas Corpora...

Update: Statewide Silver Alert Issued for Johnson County woman cancelled

Sacha SanguinettiAugust 19, 2019

UPDATE (8/20/19): JOHNSON COUNTY – The Overland Park Police Department reported that Lila Mertz was located safely tonight, and is being reunited with her family. The statewide silver alert has been canceled.   Thank you for your assistance in getting the word out to the public. Any additional inquiries should be directed to the Overland Park Police Department. JOHNSON COUNTY ...

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