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South Metro Fire Rescue board election results

Although results are not yet official for the May 3, 2022 election of three directors of the South Metro Fire Rescue Fire Protection District of Arapahoe, Douglas and Jefferson Counties (SMFR), the totals on the election judges’ abstract appear to be decisive. In Director District Two, Richard Sokol was...
JEFFERSON, CO
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Cheyenne Wells Shocks Baseball Fans with District 5 Championship

After defeating Springfield in the first round of the District 4 Tournament in Cheyenne Wells on Tuesday by the score of 11-2, the Tigers entered into the finals on Saturday in Las Animas seeded #3 among the four teams remaining. The C-Dub group pulled off some impressive plays on Saturday...
CHEYENNE WELLS, CO
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Woman Guilty of Insurance Fraud

A western Kansas woman has been sentenced to pay nearly $18,000 in restitution in connection with filing fraudulent insurance claims. W. Lace Morford, 41, of Sharon Springs, was sentenced on one count of insurance fraud, one count of unlawful use of a computer, one count of forgery, and one count of theft.
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Western Kansas woman sentenced for insurance fraud

COLBY, Kan. (KSNW) — A Wallace County woman will have to pay back some of the money prosecutors say she got from filing fraudulent insurance claims. In February, Lace Morford, 41, of Sharon Springs, pleaded guilty to one count of insurance fraud, one count of unlawful use of a computer, one count of forgery, and […]
WALLACE COUNTY, KS
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Kansas woman sentenced to jail, restitution for 15 fake insurance claims

COLBY, Kan. (WIBW) - A western Kansas woman will spend a few days and jail and pay more than $18,000 for filing about 15 fake medical insurance claims. Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt says Lace Morford, 41, of Sharon Springs, was sentenced to pay about $18,000 in restitution for filing fraudulent insurance claims for medical services.
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Tigers and Bobcats Split in Classic DH

The Cheyenne Wells Tigers finished the regular season as road warriors over the past week as they played five games and successfully put up a 4-1 performance for the week. All the games were conference games that were key to moving forward into the playoffs. In the conference double-header against...
CHEYENNE WELLS, CO
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Ronald Lee Blaesi

Ronald Lee Blaesi of Sharon Spring, KS, 72, passed after a brief illness on April 23, 2022, at the Wesley Medical Center in Wichita, KS. Ron was the son of Dwight Duane and Vlasta (Holsan) Blaesi. He was born in Emporia, KS on May 28, 1949, and lived in many small towns in Kansas before graduating from Scott City High School in 1967. He earned a B.A. in History from Kansas State University in 1971.
SHARON SPRINGS, KS
Leavenworth Times

NEWS BRIEFS

Strong storm rolls through Kansas, tears roofs off buildings National Weather Service officials were in western Kansas Saturday to assess damage from a strong storm and a possible tornado that damaged buildings in Sharon Springs and elsewhere, authorities said. Officials say the late Friday storm rolled through numerous Kansas cities, including Grainfield, Mingo and Winona.
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Contribute unused medical supplies to Project C.U.R.E.

After putting out the word about Project C.U.R.E., Burlington Rotary Club members indicated the Burlington and Cheyenne Wells communities responded quickly to support the call for unneeded medical equipment and supplies which are still usable and in good shape. Red totes with the Project C.U.R.E. logo are placed at Kit...
BURLINGTON, CO

Beware of illegal roofing contractors for hail damage

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNW) – Storms late Friday into early Saturday caused damage in Sharon Springs and elsewhere in Kansas. Authorities say the late storm rolled through numerous cities, including Grainfield, Mingo and Winona. Large hail was reported in Leoti, Colby, Holcomb, Ulysses, Hugoton and Garden City. As a reminder, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt is […]
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Small town, big community spirit after tornado

SHARON SPRINGS, Kan. (KSNW) – After the latest tornado to roll over Sharon Springs, the community of 751 wasted no time getting together to clean it all up. “I would say it just wasn’t even a second thought,” said Aften Gardner, assistant EMS director for Wallace County. “Our fire and EMS are already volunteer completely, and we’ve got amazing responders to begin with. I wasn’t surprised at all.”
SHARON SPRINGS, KS
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Tornado Confirmed in Sharon Springs

The National Weather Service is confirming that a tornado damaged a town in western Kansas. An EF-One tornado struck the town of Sharon Springs in Wallace County on Friday night. No injuries were reported, but officials say many businesses suffered significant damage in the storm. The Red Cross is helping...
SHARON SPRINGS, KS
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