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Jul 19, 2024
Reno County Tag Dept. cannot process transactions because State of Kansas system is down
Richele Calvert, Reno County Treasurer, has reported that the Reno County Tag Department, located in the Reno County Annex, 125 W. First Ave., is unable to process any transactions at this time because the State of Kansas' motor vehicle computer system is down. The stat

Jul 18, 2024
In-Person Voting begins today for August 6th Primary Election

Early In-Person Voting starts today at the Reno County Annex, 125 W. First Ave, for the August 6, 2024, Primary Election. 
Go to www.renocountyks.gov/Elections for more information!

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Jul 15, 2024
Reno County enjoyed vintage base ball exhibition and Monarchs baseball at Carey Park Saturday!
What a great evening at Hobart Detter Field in Carey Park on Saturday night! The Hutchinson Base Ball Club teams - the Salt Packers and the Prairie Dogs - played against each other in an exhibition vintage base ball game before the start of the Hutchinson Monarchs vs Di

Jul 15, 2024
Notice of Hearings to Exceed Revenue Neutral Rate and Budget Hearings
Notice of Hearings to Exceed Revenue Neutral Rate and Budget Hearings
The governing body of Reno County will meet on August 28, 2024 during their regularly scheduled meeting which begins at 9:00 a.m. in the Reno County Courthouse, Veterans Room, 206 W. 1st., Hutchins

Jul 10, 2024
Health Department hosts Dept. of Justice Reaching Rural Grantees site visit

The Reno County Health Department is hosting the Department of Justice Reaching Rural Grantees today and Thursday this week for a site visit to Reno County. There are individuals from rural communities across the United States who have received Department of Justic

Jul 05, 2024
Listen to an interview with Reno County Health Dept.'s Emergency Preparedness Coordinator Julie Kallas
Listen to Reno County Health Department's Emergency Preparedness Coordinator Julie Kallas as she is interviewed by News Director Nick Gosnell during the Hutch Post podcast at the Eagle Radio station Friday morning. If you would like to join the the Kansas Medical Reserv

Jul 05, 2024
Here is a great way to Get Involved with your local county government!
You CAN make a difference in your community - there are so many ways to volunteer!
Here is a great way to Get Involved with your local county government!
Reno County residents interested in representing the many interests of the people living in Reno County are in

Jul 05, 2024
Lots of fun and flags at the 40th Annual Patriot's Parade in Hutchinson

Check out these photos from Thursday's 40th Annual Patriot's Parade in Hutchinson! To see more photos, go to Reno County's Facebook page.

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Jul 04, 2024
RenoCountyChildCare.com website is a great child care resource for families, providers and businesses - check it out!
Take a look at the www.renocountychildcare.com website - it is full of resources for families to find child care options, for child care providers to share their joy of child care and for businesses to help solve workforce issues with a community child care network.

Jul 03, 2024
Town Hall meetings set to gather feedback from Reno County residents
Reno County has scheduled three Town Hall meetings, in District 1 and District 2, to gather feedback regarding possible expansion of County Wide Zoning and Solar in the unzoned areas of the county.
Town Hall Meetings Schedule:
Monday, July 8, 2024 in the Nickerso

Jul 01, 2024
Reno County SWAT hosted training for patrol officers, firefighters, and EMS personnel in responding to an Active Shooter Event
Last week members of Reno County SWAT hosted training for patrol officers, firefighters, and EMS personnel in responding to an Active Shooter Event. The training was held at Hutchinson High School over a four-day period. Each attendee was able to attend an 8-hour trai

Jul 01, 2024
Reno County Fire District #3, Station 2 Open House and Highlands Community Social Event
The Highlands combined an Open House for Reno County Fire District #3, Station 2, and a community social event Sunday from 4-7 pm. The Reno County Health Department and the Kansas Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) had an informational area for people to learn more about CPR a

Jun 29, 2024
Take time to make sure to safely dispose of fireworks - you'll be glad you did!
Shooting fireworks off for the July 4th holiday can be an exciting time! But when you are done, make sure to dispose of the unused or spent fireworks safely. Read the tips below to safely dispose of fireworks in order to prevent fires in trash cans or at the landfill.

Jun 27, 2024
Photos from Wednesday's Reno County Commission meeting
Here are photos from Wednesday's Reno County Commission meeting in the Veterans Room at the courthouse. To watch a video of the meeting, go to https://www.youtube.com/@RenoCounty/streams
The next Reno County Commission meeting will be held on Wednesday, July 10, 2024

Jun 27, 2024
Reno County Sheriff's Office receives a $408,000 federal grant for modernization project

U.S. Kansas Senator Jerry Moran announced a $408,000 federal grant has been awarded to the Reno County Sheriff's Office during a press conference Thursday morning at the Reno County Courthouse. The grant will allow the Sheriff's Office to acquire technology upgrades

Jun 27, 2024
Notice of Public Hearing by Reno County Planning Commission on July 29th
Reno County Planning Commission Hearing
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
Notice is hereby given that a public hearing will commence at 5:30 pm on Monday, July 29, 2024. at the Reno County Public Works Facility located at 600 Scott Boulevard, South Hutchinson, Kansas.

Jun 24, 2024
Second event in the Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP) speaker series this Wednesday
The second event in the Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP) speaker series will be this Wednesday, June 26, 2024, at 5:30 pm at the Hutchinson Public Library. On Wednesday, a Mental Health Panel will talk about their experiences with the mental health system. Pathw

Jun 21, 2024
Hutchinson Base Ball Club vintage base ball teams play exhibition game July 13th!
Make sure to put Saturday, July 13th at 5:15 pm on your calendar to watch the Hutchinson Base Ball Club Vintage Base Ball teams - the Salt Packers vs the Prairie Dogs - play an exhibition game before the start of the Monarchs vs Diamond Kings baseball game at 7 pm at Ho

Jun 21, 2024
Check out this great way to get involved with your local county government!
Reno County Planning Commission - currently has openings for three members
The Planning Commission consists of a seven member board who are tasked with reviewing land use applications such as a Rezone, Conditional Use Permit, Preliminary Subdivision Plat, and Final S

Jun 14, 2024
Benjamin Anderson is the first speaker in the Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP) Speaker Series

Benjamin Anderson, President and CEO of Hutchinson Regional Healthcare System, was the first speaker in the Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP) Speaker Series Wednesday at the Hutchinson Public Library, sponsored by the Healthcare Access Task Force. Anderson sp

Jun 12, 2024
Barbara Lilyhorn and Mike Mathews recognized as they are retiring from Reno County


The Reno County Commission held their meeting this morning, June 12, 2024, in the Veterans Room at the courthouse. Barbara Lilyhorn, Director of Aging and Public Transportation, and Mike Mathews, Director of Information Technology were recognized as they are ret

Jun 11, 2024
Looking back at the Reno County Community Baby Shower!

The Reno County Community Baby Shower was a fabulous event!
There were:
33 Moms served
49 Support people present for Moms
27 of 33 Moms completed all needed stops
26 Businesses/Services were present
17 Pack and Plays were distributed
63 people w

Jun 10, 2024
Speaker series addressing CHIP initiatives starts Wednesday, June 12th
Speaker Series to Provide Community Education Around Community Health Improvement Plan
Hutchinson, KS- Pathways to a Healthy Kansas, a Blue Cross and Blue Shield funding program, in partnership with Heal Reno County launches a speaker series addressing the Community