Morton County Newswire

Morton County Newswire

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

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  1. Three Affiliated Tribes issues support for pipeline protestRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Hastings Tribune

    ... their drinking water, which comes from the Missouri River. More than two dozen protesters have been arrested. Morton County Sheriff Kyle Kirchmeier estimates law enforcement overtime costs related to the protest are totaling about $100,000 per week. ...

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  2. FBI to probe laser beam incident at pipeline protest siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 22 | The Hastings Tribune

    ... of an airplane that was doing surveillance of an ongoing oil pipeline protest in southern North Dakota. Morton County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Donnell Preskey says the alleged incident happened over the weekend. She did not immediately know ...

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  3. Faye NugentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson Kansas

    Faye Nugent, 83, died Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016, at the Morton County Hospital, Elkhart.

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  4. North Dakota pipeline construction halted until court dateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | The Hastings Tribune

    The Morton County sheriff says developers of a $3.8 billion, four-state oil pipeline have agreed to halt construction of the project in southern North Dakota until a federal court hearing next week in Washington, D.C. The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe is suing federal regulators for approving permits for the Dakota Access Pipeline that will move oil ... (more)

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  5. Dakota Access pipeline owners sue North Dakota protestersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 15 | The Wichita Eagle

    Developers of a $3.8 billion, four-state oil pipeline sued in federal court Monday to stop protesters near an American Indian reservation in North Dakota from interfering with the project, alleging the safety of workers and law enforcement are at risk. Bill Left Hand, of McLaughlin, S.D., stands next to a sign at the site of a protest Friday, Aug. 12, 2016, against construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline that will cross the Missouri River in Morton County.

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  6. Dakota Access pipeline owners sue North Dakota protestersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 15 | The Hastings Tribune

    Bill Left Hand, of McLaughlin, S.D., stands next to a sign at the site of a protest Friday, Aug. 12, 2016, against construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline that will cross the Missouri River in Morton County.

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  7. In North Dakota, people vs. oil pipeline protest strengthensRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 12 | The Wichita Eagle

    Bill Left Hand, of McLaughlin, S.D., stands next to a sign at the site of a protest Friday, Aug. 12, 2016, against construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline that will cross the Missouri River in Morton County. The pipeline would start in North Dakota and pass through South Dakota and Iowa before ending in Illinois.

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  8. Back in action: Elkhart's historic Doric Theatre proves more than a hub in town's revivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 4 | The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson Kansas

    ... it would be the last movie the then-10-year-old McKinley would recall watching on the Doric's screen before Morton County's only theater went dark a short time later. The theater was turned into apartments for a while before becoming a deteriorating ...

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  9. Updated: Becker surges to early lead in bid to retain statehouse officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 2 | The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson Kansas

    ... Friendship Communities, by 640 votes in early returns from Reno County. Marshall inched to victory in Morton County over Huelskamp, 365 to 334. In the state Senate District 39 race, Powell led John Doll, 454 to 245. Ed Berger, a former Hutchinson ...

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  10. More than a dozen sheriff races to be resolved in primaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 29 | The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson Kansas

    Five races have no incumbent, vacated by current sheriffs stepping down: T. Walton in Harvey County, James Jarboe in Kearny County, Steven Edler in Lane County, Justin Holliday in Morton County and Vernon Chinn in Pratt County.

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  11. Burleigh County to share most of cost of Bismarck-area jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | The Hastings Tribune

    Burleigh County will likely shoulder the bulk of the operating costs for a new Bismarck-area jail it is sharing with neighboring Morton County.

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  12. Black Hills Energy buys gas pipeline in southwest KansasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2016 | The Wichita Eagle

    Natural gas utility Black Hills Energy has purchased a 37-mile segment of natural gas transmission pipeline in southwest Kansas from Anadarko Natural Gas Co. Located near Hugoton, the pipeline will provide more gas to Black Hills' irrigation customers in Stevens and Morton counties.

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  13. Events to mark 195th anniversary of Santa Fe TrailRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | The Wichita Eagle

    Sunrise at Point of Rocks on the Cimarron National Grassland in Morton County, it once a lookout point on the Santa Fe Trail. The Foster Farm on Ash Creek near Pawnee Rock was one of the stopping points along the Santa Fe Trail.

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  14. Firm hired to remodel Burleigh County jail, courthouseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2016 | The Hastings Tribune

    ... coincides with a special half-cent sales tax approved by voters to build a multi-county jail with neighboring Morton County. Affordable rates for: Adams, Clay, Nuckolls and Webster Counties, as well as the towns of Doniphan and Giltner, Fillmore, ...

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  15. Closure of portion of Cimarron Grassland extended as investigation continues into cattle deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2016 | The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson Kansas

    The Cimarron National Grassland this week extended an emergency closure order on a portion of grasslands in Morton County after tests to determine what killed seven cattle in the area late last year were inconclusive.

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  16. Morton County wildfire is fully containedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2016 | The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson Kansas

    ... and burned into town, where one home and seven outbuildings were lost, according to a U.S. Forest Service/Morton County release. The cause of the fire, which is 60 percent on U.S. Forest Service Cimarron Ranger District land and 40 percent on ...

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  17. Updated: Morton County wildfire is fully containedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2016 | The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson Kansas

    ... and burned into town where one home and seven outbuildings were lost, according to a U.S. Forest Service/Morton County release. The cause of the fire, which is 60 percent on U.S. Forest Service Cimarron Ranger District land and 40 percent on private ...

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  18. 10 Things You Need To KnowRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2016 | KAKE

    ... them in Woodward County has burned 86 acres. Fires in several Kansas counties have been contained. The fire in Morton County is now out, but not before destroying two homes. 3) Southwest Airlines will end service from Wichita to its Chicago and ...

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  19. The Latest: Oklahoma governor declares state of emergencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2016 | Cybercast News Service

    ... says crews continue to monitor small smoldering patches in the region. The office also says a grass fire in Morton County in southwest Kansas has been contained with the exception of hot spots. The adjutant general's office also says the State ...

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  20. The Latest: Kansas wildfires mostly containedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2016 | Cybercast News Service

    ... says crews continue to monitor small smoldering patches in the region. The office also says a grass fire in Morton County in southwest Kansas has been contained with the exception of hot spots. The adjutant general's office also says the State ...

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