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Posted on: January 24, 2023

First Reno County Commission meeting held with five-member commission

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The Reno County Commission held their meeting Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2023, at the Reno County Annex. John Whitesel was sworn in by District Judge Daniel Gilligan as Reno County Commissioner for District 4.

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Posted on: December 15, 2022

Take a look back in time through photographs at the Reno County Courthouse

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If you enjoy looking at historic photographs, take a walk through the Reno County Courthouse to see 22 local photographs displayed on the first, third and fourth floors of the courthouse. A video of some of the images is on the Reno County YouTube page.

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Posted on: December 29, 2022

KDOT awards grant to Reno County to replace Victory Road bridge southeast of Buhler

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The Reno County Public Works Department, on behalf of Reno County, has been chosen to receive $820,000 in grant funding for the replacement of the bridge on Victory Road one-half mile east and two miles south of Buhler.

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Posted on: February 3, 2023

Kyle Hardwick found guilty during trial

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A jury returned a guilty verdict Feb. 2, 2023, against Kyle Hardwick who was charged with premeditated intentional first-degree murder in the deaths of Ed Bates and Phil Anstine. See press release for more details.

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Posted on: December 15, 2022

Local WIC Coordinator Heather Peterson chosen as local, state proponent for National WIC Assn

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Heather Peterson, RDN, LD WIC Coordinator at the Reno County Health Department, has been chosen by the National WIC Association to be the local and state proponent for the new updates to the WIC Food Package.

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Posted on: January 9, 2023

Kansas Dept. of Agriculture Tour by Reno County community members

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Reno County community members toured the Kansas Department of Agriculture building, the Kansas Department of Agriculture’s Laboratory, the Kansas Wheat Innovation Center and the International Grains Program (IGP) Institute in Manhattan on Jan. 5, 2023.

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Posted on: January 9, 2023

Historic new County Commission meeting held Monday

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The Reno County Commission began their 2023 meeting with current commissioners. Then Randy Parks and Don Bogner were sworn in by Judge Rose and the meeting began again with four commissioners. A fifth commissioner will be sworn in at the next meeting.

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Posted on: December 27, 2022

Newly elected Reno County Commissioner Mark Reese resigns from Commission

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Reno County Commissioner-elect Mark Reese has written a letter of resignation dated December 26, 2022, announcing his resignation from his duties as Reno County Commissioner.

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Posted on: January 17, 2023

Orientation class for prospective childcare providers

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Want to become a childcare provider? An orientation class is offered by the Reno County Health Department.

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Posted on: December 5, 2022

DA's Office holds 22nd Annual Toys for Tots Drive

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The Reno County District Attorney’s Office is collecting new, unwrapped toys that will be given to local children for their Christmas holiday. The collection period starts Monday, December 5th and ends Monday, December 12th, 2022, at noon.

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Posted on: November 28, 2022

Drop box for Reno County tax payments

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Did you know? Reno County real estate and personal property tax payments can be made after hours using the official ballot drop box at the Reno County Annex, 125 W. First Avenue.

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Posted on: November 7, 2022

Official General Election Results from Nov. 8, 2022

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Click here to view the official election results from the November 8, 2022 general election. There were 20,906 ballots counted in this election with 41,833 registered voters in Reno County, with a 49.9 percent voter turnout.

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Posted on: November 9, 2022

Health Advisory: Surge in Pediatric Respiratory Infections

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Health Advisory because of increasing emergency department visits for children due to respiratory viruses including COVID-19, RSV, and influenza in Kansas and nationally.

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Posted on: November 7, 2022

Local Health Educator Seth Dewey wins Leadership Award

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Seth Dewey, Health Educator with the Reno County Health Department, won the 2022 Kansas Prevention Community Leader Award, recognizing his outstanding contribution to community prevention efforts.

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Posted on: October 21, 2022

KDOT AWARDS COST SHARE GRANT TO CITY OF HUTCHINSON AND RENO COUNTY

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The Kansas Department of Transportation awarded a $1.5 million Cost Share Grant to the City of Hutchinson and Reno County Friday.

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Posted on: November 15, 2022

Thursday is the Great American Smokeout

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Join people across the country in deciding to live smokefree as part of the Great American Smokeout. The Reno County Health Dept. will be at Third Thursday near Avenue A Park to provide information on programs to help people quit smoking like KanQuit!

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Posted on: October 21, 2022

Health Alert: Reno County Overdoses

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There has been an alarming increase in overdoses in Reno County during the month of October.

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Posted on: September 7, 2022

USD 311 Election Results

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View USD 311 Election Results for 09/06/2022

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Posted on: August 16, 2022

Community and Board Openings

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Get involved in your community. Check out openings in the Planning Commission, Community Corrections, Health Department Advisory Board, and more here...

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Posted on: April 27, 2022

ARPA (American Rescue Plan Act) Funding

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Learn more about funds received, ARPA taskforce, Community Engagement, and list of priorities. Funding requests due by May 20, 2022.

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Posted on: March 8, 2022

Wildfire Recovery Resources

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Click here to find a list of resources for those affected by the recent wildfires. Information includes how to replace lost documents.

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Posted on: August 24, 2018

Controlled Burn Guidelines

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Review the Controlled Burn Guidelines for Reno County.

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