The coldest February in Rawlins County history—and the warmest
Stacker compiled a list of the warmest and coldest Februaries in each county's history using data from the National Centers for Environmental Information.
Wastewater plants are designed to overflow. Why was this N.S. town fined $100K?
This month, the Town of Trenton pleaded guilty to violating the federal Fisheries Act and was fined six figures and is now listed on the Environmental Offenders registry. The CBC's Preston Mulligan looks at what happens to wastewater in different municipalities.
Kansas woman hospitalized after SUV rolls in ditch
DECATUR COUNTY —One person was injured in an accident just before 3p.m. Sunday in Decatur County. The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a 2012 Chevy Traverse driven by Amber N. Carfield, 33, Oberlin, was northbound on U.S. 83 seven miles south of U.S. 36. The driver lost control of the...
Multiple fires in areas of the High Plains
After sparking across the High Plains throughout Monday afternoon, multiple wildfires around the Texas Panhandle region were still burning into Thursday morning, with evacuations and road closures active in some communities as officials work to minimize the spread of the fires.
Collegiate Bull Sale Set
A Kansas Community College is preparing for its annual bull sale. According to Colby Community College, their annual bull sale is scheduled for 1 p.m. on Friday, March 22, in the Beef Unit at the college farm east of Colby. A complimentary lunch will be served at noon. A new...
Pregnant NW Kan. driver hospitalized after crash with semi
THOMAS COUNTY —One person was injured in an accident just before 9:30a.m. Sunday in Thomas County. The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a 2018 International semi driven by Kadyn R. Hernandez, 22, Kennesaw, Georgia was westbound in the 600 Block of West Willow Avenue in Colby. The semi struck the...
Off-Duty Georgetown Firefighter Accused of Kidnapping, Child Endangerment in Kansas Hostage Situation
An off-duty Georgetown firefighter is in hot water after being nabbed in a hostage episode that shook a quiet Kansas neighborhood. Jonatas Pereira, 41, stands accused of a slew of charges including kidnapping and endangering children, according to court documents. The ordeal unfolded on February 20, when police in Colby,...
KSHSAA Sub-State Brackets Results and Schedules
The KSHAA Sub-State playoffs continue this week for both Oberlin and Hoxie. For Oberlin, both boys’ and girls’ teams won their games last week, so they have advanced to the Sub-State Semifinals, which will be played over Thursday and Friday. For Hoxie, the girls won their first-round game...
Today the gas price is close to $2.79 in Atwood as of 2024-02-25. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Sunday is $3.262, a week ago the price is $3.279 , according to AAA.
Official NSAA Boys State Basketball Tournament Bracket Released
Dundy County-Stratton and Maywood-Hayes Center have both qualified for the 2024 NSAA State High School Basketball Tournament. Official pairings and bracket have now been released from the NSAA. Coverage of Maywood-Hayes Center and Dundy County-Stratton can be heard on 105.3 Coyote Country, online coyote105.com, and the Free Coyote Country Mobile App.
Shorthanded Lady Saints Fall at Colby
Seward County Lady Saints basketball hit the road on Wednesday towards Colby to take on the Trojans for the second time this season where despite being shorthanded due to illness, injury, and foul trouble, SCCC was able to force overtime with the Trojans but could not capitalize as they fell on the road 73-67 to Colby. Five Lady Saints fouled out.
Coach Melvin Expresses Gratitude and Pride in Season-End Letter to Local Team
In a letter to his team, Coach Melvin thanked various individuals and groups who helped the team have a successful season. He started by thanking the parents of the team members for their support, especially during a personal family situation in October. He also acknowledged Mr. Alley and Coach Richter for their contributions throughout the season.
A Culinary Journey: Exploring Colby's Top 3 Mexican Dining Spots
In this article, we'll be exploring three delightful Mexican restaurants in Colby. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these establishments? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Dundy County-Stratton State Tournament Bound
(Oxford,NE) - The Dundy County-Stratton Tigers took on the Sutton Mustangs in the Class D1 District Final from Southern Valley High School on Tuesday night with a trip the the Boys State Basketball Tournament on the line. DCS would become very patient on offense something the Tigers haven't typically done this season and the change paid off for the Tigers as DCS rolled to a 46-33 win over Sutton to punch their ticket to the State Tournament for the 3rd consecutive year. DCS now 22-5 on the season and ended Sutton's season at 14-11 overall. Dundy County-Stratton will play on Thursday, March 7th. DCS will now await the official word from the NSAA on who they will face in the Class D1 boy's state high school basketball tournament.
Adaptability, resilience strengthens Atwood FFA chapter
As one of the first FFA chapters in Kansas, becoming a charter in 1929, Atwood FFA in northwestern Kansas has almost 100 years of history. Unfortunately, after losing their high school to a fire last Memorial Day weekend, Atwood High School is temporarily operating out of the Atwood United Methodist Church. Students are being bussed to the old high school building for physical education, wood shop and ag classes, in areas that were untouched by the fire.
Texas man arrested for hostage situation in Colby, Kan.
COLBY, Kan. (KWCH) - Colby police arrested a man Tuesday morning following a hostage situation. Around 9:46 a.m., officers were called to the report of an armed intruder. They said the situation then changed to a hostage-barricaded suspect. Law enforcement from the Colby Police Department, Thomas County Sheriff’s Office, Kansas...
Highschool Basketball | 22 February St. Francis Boys Game Notice
The St. Francis Boys Basketball team will have a Conference tournament game with Rawlins County(Atwood, KS) on 22 February, 2024, 6 PM. As of now, Indians has won 26 games and lost 9 games, and the winning rate is 0.743.
EEO Fine Against Rocking M Media Upheld By FCC.
Rocking M Media says most of the allegations concerning its EEO recruitment performance aren’t accurate, but it does not dispute that its annual reports for 2020 and 2021 were placed late in the public file for its Dodge City/Ingalls, KS and Colby/Goodland, KS station groups. And for that, the Federal Communications Commission has ordered the company to pay a $25,000 fine.
Crowder Dominates at Home; Complete 4-Game Sweep over Colby Community College
NEOSHO, Mo — The Crowder Roughriders wrapped up their 4-game series against Colby Community College today in a doubleheader Crowder got two wins in their doubleheader winning the first one, 10-0 in 6 innings and then winning the last game 13-3 in 5 innings to earn the 4-game sweep over the Trojans. The Roughriders improved […]