Harper County Newswire

Harper County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Harper County, KS.

Results 1 - 20 of 66 in Harper County, KS

  1. Only one quake in Kansas this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson Kansas

    ... The lone Kansas quake was a 2.35-magnitude tremblor with its epicenter about two miles north of Freeport in Harper County. Grant County, Oklahoma, recorded 13 earthquakes over the seven-day period ending Wednesday, including a magnitude-3.9 about a ...

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  2. Anthony, KS finding a way to prosper even with low oil pricesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | KAKE

    ... now is recently 350 pipeline workers based operations in Anthony to build an oil pipeline in the region. Harper County Economic Development Director Mike Lanie says, "All the hotels, motels, all the trailer parks and all the apartments are full. And ...

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  3. A spike in man-made quakes: Has Kansas got an answer?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | Christian Science Monitor

    Over the course of one turbulent year, Kansas took steps to reduce the number of man-made quakes. Could its efforts hold answers for its neighbors.

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  4. Most regional quake activity in Kansas this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2016 | The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson Kansas

    A little more earthquake activity returned to Kansas this week, with eight temblors recorded in Harper County since Dec. 29, and six in Sumner County.

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  5. 2015 shaken, stirring: Quakes, history, new businesses top News' story listRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2015 | The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson Kansas

    ... An oil drilling rig operates north of Waldron Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015. The oil boom in Harper County has made some land owners millionaires. The Kansas Corporation Commission issued an order setting new maximum daily wastewater injection amounts in ...

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  6. Quake activity light in Kansas over past weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2015 | The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson Kansas

    Another 4.0 magnitude earthquake rocked an area northwest of Medford, Oklahoma, on Saturday, the largest quake in the region over the past week.

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  7. Kansas family's dog shot with bow and arrowRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2015 | WIBW-TV Topeka

    ... down so that way they can run in heaven, with all her four legs." The Kunz family has filed a report with the Harper County Sheriff's Office and has talked to the game warden there to hopefully find the individuals responsible. Deputies say this ...

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  8. Sumner County records a 4.0 earthquake, among 55 in region this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2015 | The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson Kansas

    ... experienced 46 quakes over the past three months, U.S. Geological Survey records show. The 4.0 quake June in Harper County, was east of South Springdale Road and north of West 140th Street. It was about 12 A1 2 miles south of that county's only ...

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  9. Sumner assault: County likely felt two of its 25 earthquakes, according to trackerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2015 | The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson Kansas

    ... quake clusters over the past month, including another seven earthquakes logged this week. While neighboring Harper County was not as active, with only seven earthquakes, those tremors were also in tight clusters of two or three quakes, though all ...

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  10. Sumner County experienced most quake activity last weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2015 | The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson Kansas

    ... quake clusters over the past month, including another seven earthquakes logged this week. While neighboring Harper County was not as active, with only seven earthquakes, those tremors were also in tight clusters of two or three quakes, though all ...

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  11. Kansas extending fracking limits until at least mid-March in effort to decrease earthquakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2015 | The Capital-Journal

    Kansas Corporation Commission Chairwoman Shari Feist Albrecht, right, discusses extending oil and natural gas industry restrictions meant to curb earthquakes in south-central Kansas, as Commissioner Jay Emler, left, watches, Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015, in Topeka, Kan. The commission issued an order keeping existing restrictions in place until at least mid-March 2016.

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  12. Region witnesses dramatic jump in earthquakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2015 | The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson Kansas

    It was an extremely active week for earthquakes in south-central Kansas, with U.S. Geological Survey monitors recording 40 quakes in Harper and Sumner counties.

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  13. Lula Nadine HuntRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2015 | The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson Kansas

    Lula N. Hunt passed away on October 14, 2015, at Harrisonville, Mo. She was born in Waldron, Kan. (located in Harper County), the daughter of Lewis and Grace Hughes on Dec. 24, 1926. ATTICA - Lula N. Hunt passed away on October 14, 2015, at ...

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  14. Barbara Bruce, 80, Campbellsville, KYRead the original story

    Oct 15, 2015 | Columbia Magazine

    She was a native of Harper County, KS, and a resident of Taylor County, KY, at the time of her death. Her husband of 63 years, Don Bruce, survives.

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  15. Southern Kansas records at least 22 earthquakes in past weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2015 | WIBW-TV Topeka

    Southern Kansas experienced nearly two dozen earthquakes in the past week, including 10 separate quakes centered in a quarter-section of land five miles southeast of Harper. U.S. Geological Survey records indicate the cluster of earthquakes occurred between 8:23 p.m. Friday and 5:04 p.m. Sunday in Harper County, with several occurring just 10 to 20 minutes apart.

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  16. Harper County records 18 quakes over week, including cluster of 10Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2015 | The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson Kansas

    ... within a mile of the cluster to the northwest and southeast. The cluster was among 18 earthquakes recorded in Harper County in the past week, all within the southeast quadrant of the county. The USGS also recorded five quakes in Grant County, ...

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  17. Kansas quakes this week included two near magnitude 3 and aboveRead the original story

    Oct 7, 2015 | The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson Kansas

    Sixteen of 23 earthquakes recorded in the region over the past week occurred in Kansas, equally divided between Harper and Sumner counties, geologic records show.

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  18. KBI investigates alleged relationship between student, school employeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2015 | KAKE

    ... three months. The school district investigated and found there was enough to turn over to law enforcement. The Harper County Sheriff's Office said the case has since been turned over to the KBI.

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  19. Geologists urge state-level approach to earthquakes from wastewater injectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2015 | The Capital-Journal

    A group of state regulators, industry representatives and others urged a state-level approach to addressing earthquakes linked to oil and gas drilling. Earthquakes in the plains region have increased dramatically since 2009.

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  20. Expert: Kansas Fracking Restrictions Coincide with Less Intense QuakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2015 | Insurance Journal West

    A limit on the injection of saltwater into the ground by oil producers coincided with less intense earthquakes in south-central Kansas, according to a state geologist. The reduction in the magnitude of earthquakes mirrored the adoption of the Kansas Corporation Commission's injection restraints in March, interim director of the Kansas Geological Survey Rex Buchanan said during a forum at the Kansas Energy Conference in Topeka.

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