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Sheridan State Fishing Lake Fishing Report -

Crappie Fair/Good Up to 13 inches Fish have moved shallow to spawn and can be caught fishing small jigs under a bobber around brush and vegetation.. Largemouth Bass Good Up to 5 lbs. Casting swimbaits and soft plastics around shoreline brushpiles, along the dam, around the fishing piers, and around laydown trees.
SHERIDAN COUNTY, KS
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Wind Wreaks Havoc Across Area

No serious injuries are reported after high wind wreaked havoc Thursday on Kansas roads. State officials said at least two semi tractor-trailers were knocked over, one on I-70 just east of Salina and another on U.S. Highway 83 in Sheridan County. In the crash near Salina, a truck driver from...
SALINA, KS
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Sheridan Co. part of groundwater conservation study

LAWRENCE — Researchers at the Kansas Geological Survey at the University of Kansas have teamed with colleagues at three other institutions to investigate what makes some groundwater conservation programs more effective than others. The project, funded by $1.6 million from the National Science Foundation, focuses on two regions where...
SHERIDAN COUNTY, KS
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Wind Causing Problems Across Area

Historic strong wind is causing damage across Kansas. Wind in excess of 80 mph has been clocked in some areas, including 82 mph wind in Salina just before 3:00. Multiple vehicles have blown over on roads and highways, including Intestate 70 and Interstate 135. Trees, branches, power lines, and and power poles are down in multiple areas as well.
SALINA, KS
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Holiday season kicks off on campus with annual Tree Lighting Ceremony

As University Dickens Carolers serenaded guests, the annual Fort Hays tree lighting took place Tuesday night outside of Sheridan Hall. Inside Beach Schmidt Performing Arts Center, the main attraction was Santa who sat center stage as individuals poured through the doors to share their Christmas wishes. Coming out of a...
HAYS, KS
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First responders act fast after failed tornado sirens in Selden

Officials say first responders saved lives after sirens failed moments before a tornado struck the northwest Kansas town of Selden this week. A power outage caused the sirens to break down just before the tornado hit Monday evening. Sheridan County fire and sheriff’s responders drove through town and used a public address system and sirens to tell people to take shelter. The only reported injury was a minor injury to a firefighter, but the tornado did serious damage to the town of about 200 people.
SHERIDAN COUNTY, KS
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Cleanup begins after tornado swept through Selden

SELDEN, Kansas — A small town in western Kansas is cleaning up the aftermath of what the town’s emergency manager said is one of the worst tragedies to hit the town. “You’re just shocked when you get out and see all the damage," said Sheridan County Emergency Manager Don Koerperich.
SELDEN, KS
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Tornado hits northwest Kansas town; no serious injuries

SELDEN, Kan. (AP) — A tornado caused lots of property damage, but no serious injuries, in the northwestern Kansas town of Selden as strong storms raked the area, the National Weather Service said. Sheridan County officials reported the tornado hit around 6:30 p.m. Monday, tearing off roofs, crumbling the stone...
SHERIDAN COUNTY, KS

First responders credited with saving lives in Selden storm

SELDEN, Kan. (AP) — First responders are being credited with saving lives after sirens failed before a tornado hit the northwest Kansas town of Selden. Sirens initially sounded but a power outage caused them to fail just moments before the tornado hit the town Monday evening. Sheridan County fire and sheriff’s workers then drove through town and used public address systems and sirens to tell people to take shelter, The Wichita Eagle reported.
SHERIDAN COUNTY, KS
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Tornado Hits NW Kansas Town

Severe weather swept across Western Kansas Monday evening dropping tornadoes, including one which impacted a Sheridan County community. Damage cleanup is underway after a tornado struck a northwestern Kansas town. The Sheridan County Emergency Manager says a tornado touched down in the town of Selden. Officials say the tornado tore...
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