SHERMAN COUNTY (KSNT) – The Sherman County Sheriff’s Office has announced that federal investigators are involved in examining the case of misappropriated COVID-19 relief money by local county officials. The sheriff’s office acknowledges the coverage of the “alleged corruption” that was brought to light by 27 News’ Kansas Capitol Bureau in a Facebook post. According […]
GOODLAND, Kan. (KSNT) — One Kansas county is reversing course after our Capitol Bureau identified the county clerk and her deputy pocketed more than $67,000 in federal relief money between 2020 and 2021. Our Kansas Capitol Bureau is raising questions on whether it’s a mistake or fraud and working to determine if taxpayers will be […]
Body The Kansas Department of Transportation began working this week on a resurfacing project on approximately 9 miles of I-70 in northwest Kansas. Project activity includes a mill and overlay on the westbound and eastbound driving lanes and eastbound shoulder starting near Edson in Sherman County and ending at Brewster in Thomas County.
OVERLAND PARK — When Kelly McCoy, director of Kansas Fire & Rescue Training Institute (KFRTI), was hired in July 2020, the Fire Service Training Commission (FSTC) charged him with increasing training opportunities for volunteer firefighters in western Kansas. McCoy and his colleagues were up to the task. KFRTI –...
SHERMAN COUNTY—Two people were injured in an accident just after 8:30a.m. Saturday in Sherman County. The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a 2001 Honda Odyssey driven by Scott B. Fulton, 61, Merriam, was westbound on Interstate 70 at the Sherman County Road 11 junction passing a semi. The Honda traveled...
GOODLAND, Kan. (WIBW) - A semi blocked a portion of Interstate 70 after it crashed into opposing lanes of traffic Wednesday afternoon in western Kansas, authorities said. The crash was reported at 1:01 p.m. Wednesday on Interstate 70 in Sherman County, about 12 miles west of Goodland. The location was about 5 miles east of the Kansas-Colorado state line.
GOODLAND, Kan. (KWCH) - Sherman County in northwest Kansas now does drive-thru COVID testing at the health department. But due to staffing issues, common with rural counties across the state, the National Guard has been called in to help with testing. All you have to do is drive up to the garage, drive in, and the testing is done within minutes.
SHERMAN COUNTY —One person was injured in an accident just after 1p.m. Wednesday in Sherman County. The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a 2012 Freightliner semi driven by C.E. Tubensvelazquez, 26, New York, NY., was eastbound on Interstate 70 four miles east of Kansas 267. The semi left the roadway...
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SHERMAN COUNTY—One person was injured in an accident just after 8p.m. Monday in Sherman County. The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a 2014 Nissan driven by Andrew J. Mack, 21, Fountain, Colorado, was westbound on Interstate 70 just west of Kansas Highway 268. The driver was distracted and rear-ended a...
KANARADO, Kan. (KSNW) — Two separate crashes along Interstate 70 in western Kansas have prompted road closures, according to state troopers. The Kansas Highway Patrol (KHP) says that an injury crash in Sherman County, at milepost 1, has caused troopers to divert traffic from I-70 to Old Highway 24 at Kanorado and will extend to […]
SHERMAN COUNTY —One person was injured in an accident just before 12:30p.m. Friday in Sherman County. The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a 2000 Ford F350 pulling a trailer and driven by Andrew Parks, 58, Littleton, Colorado, was eastbound on Interstate 70 just east of County Road 11. The driver...
GOODLAND, Kan. (KWCH) - The Sherman County Sheriff’s Office announced the death of retired sheriff and part-time deputy Doug Whitson on Thursday. The sheriff’s office said Whitson died of COVID-19 complications. The Goodland Police Department said Whitson served with its agency from 2006-2011. “I had the pleasure of working with...