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21 hrs ago | WIBW-TV Topeka

Multiple Grass Fires Near Wichita

Fire crews from several agencies were busy all Sunday afternoon battling a string of grass fires.

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Related Topix: Wichita, KS, Sedgwick County, KS, El Dorado, KS, Life, Food, Bar-B-Q

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Small plane crashes next to El Dorado airport with no injuries

The plane went down in a field just north of the airport at 10:43 a.m., according to a Butler County emergency dispatcher.

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Related Topix: El Dorado, KS, Air Accidents

Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

El Dorado man charged with murder in 2012 killing of 18-month-old Jayla Haag

Butler County prosecutors on Friday disclosed that they have filed a new first-degree murder charge against a 31-year-old man in the killing of an 18-month-old El Dorado girl more than two years ago.

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Related Topix: El Dorado, KS, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse)

Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Chanute bank selects site for planned Augusta branch

Community National Bank & Trust said Tuesday it has selected a building in Augusta that once housed Emprise Bank - and before that, hometown Prairie State Bank - for its first branch in the western Butler County community.

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Related Topix: Chanute, KS, Augusta, KS

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Fire damages apartment building in El Dorado

The fire was reported just after 6:45 a.m. at Pinebrook Apartments, 1920 W. Towanda, in El Dorado, according to a Butler County dispatcher.

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Related Topix: El Dorado, KS, Towanda, KS

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Business Journal

Andover considering adding sales tax to the ballot

The Andover City Council is set to decide this week whether to ask voters in November for a 1-cent sales tax.

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Related Topix: Andover, KS

Thu Aug 07, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Overnight storm delivers needed rain a " but power outages, too

More than 1,000 Westar Energy customers remained without electricity in Sedgwick and Butler counties as the Thursday morning rush hour ended.

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Related Topix: Sedgwick County, KS, Wichita, KS, Weather, US Military, US Air Force, McConnell Air Force Base

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Storms leave damage in parts of Kansas

The forecast had a "slim chance" of storms in the Wichita area Wednesday night. Yet a severe thunderstorm developed, leaving damage in several counties.

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Related Topix: Kansas, Wichita, KS, Tornado, Natural Disasters, Weather

Sun Aug 03, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

75-year old Butler County woman dies in house fire

A 75-year old Butler County woman died early Sunday in a fire that broke out in her mobile home on Santa Fe Lake Road in Douglass.

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Related Topix: Douglass, KS, Wichita, KS, Health

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