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Water theft at Cambridge Diversion Dam

FURNAS COUNTY, Neb. (KNOP) - On Saturday night, someone lowered the flood doors at the Cambridge Diversion Dam which prevented water from flowing into the canal that leads to irrigation for farms. This is a crime called water theft and is being investigated by the Furnas County Sheriff’s Office.
FURNAS COUNTY, NE
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Norton County Community Foundation Awards $10,000 in June and July Grant Cycles

Norton, Kansas, August 2022 – Norton County Community Foundation (NCCF) awarded $10,000 in the June and July grant cycles. Funds were part of the Dane G. Hansen Community Grant Fund, which offers financial support to qualifying and deserving projects and programs in Northwest Kansas. Grant funds supported the following projects:
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Search continues for person who opened gates at Cambridge Diversion Dam

FURNAS COUNTY, Neb. — Water that should have gone straight to crops instead went down the Republican River. Last Saturday around 10:30 p.m., someone was at the diversion dam and opened two gates at the Cambridge Canal allowing for thousands of dollars of irrigation water to go down that river, half the water at the dam was spilled that night.
FURNAS COUNTY, NE
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Illegal Activity at Cambridge Diversion Dam

The Furnas County Sheriff’s Office said that they’re asking for your help to find out who illegally opened the gates of the Cambridge Diversion Dam, allowing thousands of dollars worth of irrigation water into the Republican River. That water belongs in the canal meant to water crops not the river. The sheriff’s office said if you know anything about what happened to please reach out to them at 308-268-2245.
FURNAS COUNTY, NE

3 Kansas lakes added to KDHE blue-green algae advisory

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNW) — Three lakes were added to the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) blue-green algae advisory list on Thursday. Carbondale City Lake (Strowbridge) in Osage County was elevated to warning status, and Louisburg Old Lake (City Lake) in Miami County was lowered. Norton Lake in Norton County was lifted from the […]
TOPEKA, KS
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Hansen Museum to hold 7th annual 5K Run/2 Mile Walk

The Hansen Museum is pleased to announce its 7th Annual 5K Run/2 Mile Walk, held in conjunction with the 48th Annual Arts & Crafts Fair on Saturday, August 20, 2022, at the Hansen Museum in Logan, KS. Entry fees are $20.00 for adults and $10.00 for youth 15 and younger. All fees will be donated to Phillips County Hospice Services.
LOGAN, KS
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Bicyclist killed in Norton Co. crash

A bicyclist from California died Monday when he was hit by a truck in northern Kansas. The crash happened before 8:00 p.m. on US Highway 36 in Norton. The Kansas Highway Patrol said a semi struck the rear of the bicycle, causing the bike and rider to come to rest in a ditch.
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California cyclist killed in Kansas

NORTON (KSNT) – A California cyclist riding in Norton County, Kansas was killed Monday when he was hit by a semi tractor-trailer. Robert Schlange, 68, of Sierra City, California died Monday just before 8 p.m. after being hit from the rear on Highway 36 at milepost 104.5, according to the Kansas Highway Patrol. The truck […]
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2 hospitalized after NW Kansas trash truck crash

PHILLIPS COUNTY—Two people were injured in an accident just after 9:30a.m. Friday in Phillips County. The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a 2020 Kenworth trash truck driven by Dennis W. Brown, 64, Phillipsburg, was westbound on Mohawk Road just west of 100 Road. The truck veered into the north ditch,...
PHILLIPS COUNTY, KS
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Search continues for person who opened gates at Cambridge Diversion Dam

FURNAS COUNTY, Neb. — Water that should have gone straight to crops instead went down the Republican River. Last Saturday around 10:30 p.m., someone was at the diversion dam and opened two gates at the Cambridge Canal allowing for thousands of dollars of irrigation water to go down that river, half the water at the dam was spilled that night.
FURNAS COUNTY, NE
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Norton rancher a finalist for Leopold Conservation Award

Four finalists have been selected for the 2022 Kansas Leopold Conservation Award. Given in honor of renowned conservationist Aldo Leopold, the prestigious award recognizes farmers, ranchers, forestland owners, and other landowners who inspire others with their dedication to land, water and wildlife resources in their care. Sand County Foundation and...
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Bicyclist killed in crash with semi in Norton County

WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - A California man was killed Monday when the bicycle he was riding was struck from behind by a semi-trailer. The crash happened just before 8 p.m. on U36 in Norton County. The semi-trailer and bicyclist, 68-year-old Robert Schlange of Sierra City, Calif, were traveling west when the bicycle was struck, knocking it and Schlange into the ditch.
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Norton Lake under KDHE public health advisory for algae

TOPEKA – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) and the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) have issued several public health advisories for Kansas lakes due to blue-green algae. A harmful algal bloom (HAB) may look like foam, scum or paint floating on the water and...
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Hansen Museum to host 7th annual 5K Run & 2M Fun Walk

Body The Hansen Museum in Logan will host the 7th annual 5K Run & 2M Fun Walk on Saturday, August 20th. The entry fee is $20.00 for Adults and $10.00 for Children 15 and Under, with all proceeds to benefit Phillips County Hospice. Participants who register before Friday, August 5th will receive a t-shirt. All participants must have a signed waiver to compete. Medals and prizes will be awarded.
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