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Strong winds fuel fire burning stubble, standing wheat near Hesston

HARVEY COUNTY, Kan. (KWCH) - Update: Strong winds fueled a Tuesday-afternoon grass fire in Harvey County that burned more than 100 acres of stubble and standing wheat near Hesston before firefighters got the fire under control. Crews from seven agencies responded to help and were able to save nearby homes, irrigation equipment and standing fields southwest of Hesston.
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Crews battle large wheat field fire in Harvey County

Crews have been battling a fire that broke out in a wheat field southwest of Hesston. The fire was reported shortly after 2:30 p.m. Tuesday in a field on North Emma Creek Road, between Northwest 60th and 72nd Streets. Gusty winds helped to spread the fire and smoke was picked up on weather radar out of Wichita.
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Crews put out large wheat fire near Hesston

HESSTON, Kan. (KAKE) - Firefighters say a wheat stubble fire southwest of Hesston damaged close to 200 acres of land right in the middle of harvest season. Firefighters worked hard Tuesday evening to spray down burnt land after the large fire blazes through multiple fields near Hesston. "When a wind...
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County creates new equipment reserve fund

The Saline County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously to create an equipment reserve fund to be included in the 2022 budget, along with other measures that were passed Tuesday morning. County administrator Phillip Smith-Hanes spoke with an outside auditor and the Harvey County administrator to create the best method for...
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2 arrested in Harvey County, caught with more than $10K in meth

WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - The Harvey County Sheriff’s Office on Thursday, June 17, announced that it arrested two people from Pennsylvania, accused of possessing drugs with intent to distribute. The sheriff’s office said David Wayne Dean and Cassie Jo Nichols, both 39 and from Erie, Pa., are being held in...
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Kan. deputies find couple with Fentanyl, $11K worth of meth

HARVEY COUNTY —Law enforcement authorities are investigating two individuals for alleged possession of drugs and for intent to distribute. Just after midnight Thursday, a deputy from the Harvey County Sheriff’s Office was called to the Kwik Shop in the 500 block of Dean Street in Burrton on a suspicious persons report, according to a media release.
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Sheriff: Two arrested on Meth charges in Harvey County

The Harvey County Sheriff’s Office arrested two individuals for alleged possession of drugs and for intent to distribute. David Dean, 39, and Cassie Nichols, 39, both of Erie, Pa., are being held in the Harvey County Detention Center. Both individuals are being held on $50,000 bonds. The Sheriff’s Office was...
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Harvey County Sheriff's Office arrests 2 caught with $11k in meth

BURRTON, Kan. (KAKE) - The Harvey County Sheriff's Office arrested two people from Pennsylvania for alleged possession of drugs with intent to distribute. At around midnight Thursday, a deputy responded to a suspicious persons report at the Kwik Shop in Burrton. Upon arrival, the deputy found two individuals doing mechanical repairs on their vehicle in the parking lot. The individuals began telling the deputy conflicting stories and "fictitious identifying information."
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From putts to punches at golf tournament in Kansas

HARVEY COUNTY—Law enforcement authorities arrested a golfer on Monday after a fight during a golf tournament at Sand Creek Station Golf Course in Newton. The victim identified as Southern California native and former University of Alabama-Birmingham golfer Austen Dailey and suspect identified as 20-year-old Luke Smith, a University of Tennessee Martin sophomore from Covington, Tennessee, were golfing together as part of a qualifying event for the PGA Korn Ferry Tour Wichita Open, according to a media release from Newton Police.
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