Pratt County Newswire

Pratt County Newswire

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

Results 1 - 20 of 86 in Pratt County, KS

  1. Man shot in PrattRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson Kansas

    ... night. Police have a suspect in the case but no arrests had been made as of Friday night, and nobody on the Pratt County inmate roster as of Saturday afternoon had been arrested on any violent offense since then. The investigation is ongoing, police ...

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  2. Federal agency investigating injuries at Kansas wind farmRead the original story

    Friday Jul 8 | KHGI

    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration said in a release Friday that it's investigating injuries involving workers at the Ninnescah Wind Farm in Pratt County. OSHA says a preliminary report shows a 26-year-old employee of Blattner Energy was struck in the head by a bolt while he was working on a wind turbine at the site near Pratt on Wednesday.

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  3. Federal agency investigating injuries at Ninnescah Wind Farm in Pratt County in southern KansasRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | The Capital-Journal

    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration said in a release Friday that it's investigating injuries involving workers at the Ninnescah Wind Farm in Pratt County. OSHA says a preliminary report shows a 26-year-old employee of Blattner Energy was struck in the head by a bolt while he was working on a wind turbine at the site near Pratt on Wednesday.

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  4. OSHA opens investigation after another worker injured at Ninnescah Wind FarmRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson Kansas

    The U.S. Department of Labor has opened a second investigation into a worker injured at a Pratt County wind farm in less than a week.

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  5. OSHA opens investigation into wind farm fall, worker still criticalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | OttawaHerald.com

    The U.S. Department of Labor has opened an investigation into a worker falling some 120 feet while working on a wind turbine July 3 in rural Pratt County.

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  6. Man hurt by falling bolt at Pratt County wind farmRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson Kansas

    A worker was injured Wednesday night when a 4-pound bolt fell and struck him in the head at a Pratt County wind farm, knocking him unconscious.

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  7. Man survives 120-foot fall from Kansas wind turbineRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 4 | The Capital-Journal

    A south-central Kansas sheriff says a man who fell 120 feet while working on a wind turbine is expected to survive. Pratt County Sheriff Vernon Chinn says the worker was seriously injured during the tumble onto muddy terrain Sunday morning while he was repairing a blade on a wind generator near Pratt.

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  8. Kim Brack sent this photo to KSNW of a lightning strike near Rose Hill.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 3 | KSNT-TV Topeka

    Two men fell while working on a wind turbine in Pratt County. One was hospitalized while the other apparently was not injured.

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  9. 1 man injured in fall from wind turbine in Pratt CountyRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 3 | KHGI

    TV reports that two men fell from the turbine Sunday morning in Pratt County. One man was in a safety harness and was uninjured.

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  10. Man repairing wind generator falls more than 120 feet, is taken to hospital with unknown injuriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 3 | The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson Kansas

    ... more than 120 feet while doing wind generator repairs was taken to a Wichita hospital with unknown injuries. PRATT COUNTY - A worker who fell more than 120 feet while doing wind generator repairs was taken to a Wichita hospital with unknown ...

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  11. Pratt County sheriff seeks public's help in finding more info on hit-and-run crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson Kansas

    The Pratt County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's help in finding more information about a hit-and-run crash.

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  12. Pratt man gets life in prison for child sex crimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson Kansas

    A Pratt County judge Monday sentenced a local man to life in prison without the possibility of parole for at least 46 years for aggravated criminal sodomy of a person under 14 years of age, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said.

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  13. Pratt goes without power for a time on a hot dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson Kansas

    According to Pratt County Emergency Management's Facebook page, the city repaired the problem that caused the power outage and brought residents back on line by about 7 p.m. The department earlier had posted that for those needing to cool off due to the power outage, the municipal building on Third Street was open.

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  14. 91-year-old hurt in two-vehicle crash in Pratt CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson Kansas

    The Kansas Highway Patrol reported that Marian R. Bush - at about 7:49 a.m. Wednesday - was heading north on southeast 100th Avenue when she failed to yield at a stop sign and was struck by Bobby J. Cox, 32, of Pratt, who was eastbound on U.S. 54. Make it even easier to visit HutchNews.com by adding our site icon to your phone or tablet's home ... (more)

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  15. A harvest family traditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2016 | The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson Kansas

    ... Carter Barker and his son Gary Barker are final generation farmer in their family who has been farming in Pratt County for the past 135 years. Trey Langford, Gary Barker and Carter Barker talk about the wheat harvest on the Barker farm Wednesday, ...

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  16. A hand in the harvest: Norm Forssberg has driven a combine for the Barker family for 50 harvestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2016 | The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson Kansas

    ... a summer job. Happenstance, he calls it from atop a combine, his weathered hand steering a machine across Pratt County's amber terrian. Fifty harvests ago, Forssberg, was the new teacher in a new town. He and his wife moved next to no other than the ...

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  17. Jon L. Prescott running for State House of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2016 | Great Bend Tribune

    Jon L. Prescott, Ellinwood, filed to run for the House of Representative seat serving the 113th District, which includes large portions of Barton and Rice counties, all of Stafford and Pratt counties, and the eastern part of Pawnee County.

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  18. White running for Pratt County sheriffRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson Kansas

    The current sheriff is retiring, and four Republicans will compete in the Aug. 2 primary.

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  19. Lucille RoseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson Kansas

    ... Health and Rehab in Pratt, Kansas. She was born July 23, 1922, to Everett James and Cora Una (Davis) Starkey in Pratt County, Kansas. On December 23, 1951, she married Charlie B. Rose at the Wellsford Church in Wellsford, Kansas. He preceded her in ...

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  20. Morning after the stormsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson Kansas

    ... since then including a tornado event on April 14, 2012 as a tornado was bearing down on Edwards, Stafford and Pratt County. Wichita's NWS also issued a tornado emergency that night. Greensburg is one. We were hemming and hawing about that because ...

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