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Colorado wildland fire crosses into Kansas

A large wildland fire that originated in Colorado crossed into Kansas this evening, affecting Stanton and Morton Counties. Local firefighters are being assisted by crews from multiple surrounding Kansas and Colorado counties. UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters from the Nebraska National Guard have been requested and will arrive tomorrow afternoon. An earlier report incorrectly indicated Black Hawk helicopters from the Kansas …

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18-044 Blizzard moves into the state

Five Kansas National Guard Stranded Motorist Assistance Response Teams are standing by to assist local emergency responders to provide aid to travelers stranded due to blizzard conditions that moved into the state about noon today. The blizzard has moved into the state faster than expected and snow accumulation estimates have been raised to 9 inches for some parts of Northwest …

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Blizzard conditions, Red Flag warnings announced for Kansas

Even as the weather is beginning to warm up, winter has decided it is not quite done yet. Current weather forecasts predict blizzard conditions in much of Northwest Kansas today through Saturday. The region could see snowfall from one to seven inches with hurricane force wind gusts up to 80 mph. Travel is expected to be dangerous and at times …

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2nd Combined Arms Battalion, 137th Infantry Regiment hosts Family Day

By 1st Lt. Lauren Orr 105th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment More than 1,000 family and friends took part in this year’s 2nd Combined Arms Battalion, 137th Infantry Regiment Family Day at Fort Riley. The March 24 event was designed to allow family members the opportunity to see their Soldier working and experience what their specific job entails in an effort …

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Retired Staff Sgt. Kelly McCormack

Retired Staff Sgt. Kelly “Mack” McCormack, age 55 , of Bolivar passed away Thursday, April 5, 2018 at Mercy Hospital after a short illness. Kelly was born January 22, 1963 in Springfield, MO to Roy and Louise McCormack. He was a 1981 graduate of Hillcrest High School. Kelly retired from the United States Army after over twenty years of service.. …

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