Reno County

August 30, 2018 - 4:27 am
The Reno County Health Department is investigating a possible outbreak of pertussis, also known as whooping cough. Currently five cases of pertussis have been reported and are still under investigation, and other possible cases are also being investigated. Pertussis often causes serious problems...
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DREAMSTIME
August 12, 2018 - 1:27 pm
A Law Enforcement Training Center in Kansas has a record number of women. Numbers show that fifteen of the 58 people in Class 252 are women. It's the most women the center has trained in a single class since it started operating at the formal naval base in rural Reno County in 1968. The 14-week...
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May 03, 2018 - 5:25 am
A Kansas man serving a life sentence in the 2000 strangulation death of his ex-wife wants DNA evidence retested. The Hutchinson News reports that a Reno County judge will take up Trevor Corbett's request Friday. A University of Kansas School of Law School clinic filed the motion on Corbett's behalf...
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May 01, 2018 - 10:41 am
A Kansas man serving a life sentence in the 2000 strangulation death of his ex-wife wants DNA evidence retested. The Hutchinson News reports that a Reno County judge will take up Trevor Corbett's request Friday. A University of Kansas School of Law clinic filed the motion on Corbett's behalf...
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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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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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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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