A Disaster Assistance Center will be held Thursday, March 16, 3-7 p.m. at the Haxtun Community Center at 125 E. Wilson St.
A grass fire that started in the Proctor area Monday morning, March 6, darkened the sky throughout the day, as high winds blowing smoke and dust reduced visibility. More than 70 firefighters responded from 13 fire departments Monday, with seven fire engines working through the night. Efforts to control the fire continued Tuesday. —Photo by Ryan Kanode
A large grass fire had the skies looking gray and local residents on high alert Monday, March 6.
Rene Nevarez, age 23, of Holyoke, was arrested Saturday, March 4, after assaulting law enforcement, among several other charges, according to a report from Holyoke Police Department.
Phillips and Sedgwick counties have a new district wildlife manager at their service. Kyle Gordon began his duties as wildlife manager at the first of the year.
Bureaucratic system issues have been keeping Melissa Memorial Hospital from receiving reimbursement for its Medicaid patients since Feb.