Reno County

April 16, 2018 - 9:58 pm
A Reno County man has died following a farming accident. It happened around 11:00 a.m. Monday morning in the area of Maple Grove and Sterling roads near Penalosa. The Reno County Sheriff's Office says deputies arrived and found a man lying on the ground and another person performing CPR on him. The...
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Dreamstime
March 09, 2018 - 2:11 pm
The recent magnitude 3.4 earthquake northwest of Wichita is the largest one to rattle Reno County yet. The temblor at 4:48 a.m. Thursday and shook beds, rattled china cabinets and toppled piles of book. No structural damage was reported. By Thursday afternoon, 203 people had logged into the website...
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Dreamstime
February 27, 2018 - 4:06 am
A man has died after a rollover traffic accident in Reno County. According to the Reno County Sheriff's Office a white Chevrolet Suburban was discovered around 8:30 a.m. Monday near Sego and Castleton roads. Officers arrived and found the vehicle on its top in a line of trees, a man was located a...
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Dreamstime
December 17, 2017 - 4:07 pm
HAVEN, Kan. (AP) - An energy company is proposing a wind farm with 100 turbines in Reno County near Haven. More than 100 people attended an open house this week to discuss the plans from NextEra Energy. The proposed farm would generate 200- to 300-megawatts of power, enough to power about 60,000...
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Dreamstime
November 02, 2017 - 11:20 pm
HUTCHINSON, Kan. (KNSS) – A man has died following a fire in Reno County. It happened around 8:30 a.m. Thursday morning in the 900 block of N. Dean Road about four miles west of Hutchinson. The fire victim was identified as an elderly man who lived alone. State Fire Marshal officials are...
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Dreamstime
September 22, 2017 - 10:46 pm
HUTCHINSON, Kan. (KNSS) – A driver was killed in a high-speed crash in Reno County. It happened around 1:50 p.m. Friday afternoon near Haven Road and Highway 50. A Kansas Highway Patrol Trooper clocked a silver car at 95 m.p.h. on the roadway. The Troopers were unable to catch up to the car before...
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Dreamstime
April 26, 2017 - 4:56 am
HUTCHINSON, Kan. (KNSS) - A Wichita woman is dead after a traffic accident early Tuesday morning on K-14 in Reno County. According to the Reno County Sheriff's Office the accident happened around 1:45 a.m. on K-14 near South Hutchinson. A Jeep driven by a Colorado man left the highway and rolled...
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April 21, 2017 - 4:27 am
HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) - Reno County fire officials say four fires north of Hutchinson in early March are suspicious in nature. The Hutchinson News reports the fires March 4-5 burned more than 5,500 acres and destroyed a dozen homes. Deputy Fire Chief Doug Hanen says in a news release a firework...
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