Barber County

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KNSS News
June 01, 2020 - 10:40 am
Kansas officials will pay $3.5 million to the family of a man who was killed in 2017 with a homemade beanbag round fired by from a Barber County undersheriff at close range. An attorney for the family said in a written statement Monday that Barber County will pay the amount to settle a federal...
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Gov. Kelly issues disaster declaration over fire risk
KNSS News
March 26, 2020 - 5:16 am
Governor Laura Kelly has issued a disaster declaration for wildland fires burning about 20 miles southwest of Medicine Lodge in Barber County. The declaration authorizes the use of state resources and personnel to assist with response and recovery operations in affected counties that meet certain...
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KNSS News
February 23, 2020 - 8:07 pm
Railroad fire in Barber County contained.
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KNSS News
September 24, 2019 - 10:52 pm
Severe storms bringing heavy rain rolled through parts of the state Tuesday evening. Some water rescues were reported in Pratt County where up to 7 inches of rain fell. There were no reports of any injuries. There was the report of a week tornado on the ground about six miles south of Isabel, in...
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Dreamstime
October 07, 2017 - 8:40 pm
SUN CITY, Kan. (AP) - The Kansas Bureau of Investigation is investigating after a man died when he was hit by a bean bag round fired by officers during a confrontation in south-central Kansas. The shooting Friday evening in Barber County resulted in the death of 42-year-old Steven Myers of Sun City...
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