RENO COUNTY, Kan. – Two grass fires Thursday afternoon in southern Reno County burned about 180 acres. One of the fires was in the Castleton area and the other near Parallel and Yoder Roads. Reno-Kingman Joint Fire District 1 in Pretty Prairie made the initial... Read More.
The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development says a case of highly pathogenic avian influenza has been found in the Thumb. A 135-bird backyard flock in Tuscola County tested positive for the virus and has since been depopulated. State Veterinarian Dr. Nora Wineland says... Read More.
MCPHERSON, Kan. - To recognize McPherson County's industrial success, the McPherson Chamber of Commerce and McPherson Industrial Development Co. encourage the many manufacturers to participate in Manufacturing Month. The official date for MFG Day is Oct. 7, but in McPherson County, the celebration goes on... Read More.
HUTCHINSON, Kan. – The Hutchinson YMCA is opening its doors to all Reno County 6th-8th Graders on the second Saturday of each month from 6 to 9... Read More.
By Lucky Kidd, Ad Astra Radio HUTCHINSON, Kan. – Reno County Commissioners directed staff Tuesday to draft a resolution to submit to voters a proposal to eliminate a 30 percent food sales requirement for liquor by the drink. The decision came following a presentation from Sandhills... Read More.
By Lucky Kidd, Ad Astra Radio HUTCHINSON, Kan. - Reno County Commissioners approved substantial rate increases for Water District 101 at Yoder and for three Reno County Sewer Districts Tuesday. Water rates in the Yoder district will increase to $34 a month plus 2.50 per thousand... Read More.
HUTCHINSON, Kan. – The Reno County Health Department is now offering bivalent booster vaccines from Pfizer-BioNTech for ages 12 years and older and Moderna for those ages 18 years and older. Updated COVID-19 boosters can help restore protection that has decreased since previous vaccination... Read More.
MCPHERSON, Kan. – Sign up for the 2nd Annual McPherson Housing Conference to be held on Thursday, September 29th from 8:00 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the McPherson Community Building. The McPherson County Housing Conference will provide landlords, developers, builders, and the social service community with information... Read More.
HUTCHINSON, Kan. – The K-Ready Coalition is inviting employers and community partners to a free virtual webinar at 12 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 22 to learn the current state of childcare in Reno County. Speakers will discuss what’s on the horizon and what can... Read More.
HUTCHINSON, Kan. – The Open enrollment period for 2023 Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Plans will be held from October 15 through December 7, 2022. The Reno County Department of Aging will once again partner with trained SHICK volunteers from the Reno County Volunteer... Read More.
STAFFORD, Kan. – A Stafford High School student died Monday morning from injuries sustained in a one-vehicle accident southeast of St. John. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, 16-year-old Shane Riley Sheets of St. John was eastbound on Northeast 20 Road about a mile and... Read More.
MCPHERSON, Kan. - McPherson County Commissioners Monday accepted the low bid of just under $275 thousand from Reece Construction out of Salina for the replacement of a bridge on Wheatridge Road in far northern McPherson County. Commissioners had earlier rejected all bids on the project,... Read More.