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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

Jun 10, 2024
The Food Advisory Council would love your input! ------ El Consejo Asesor de Alimentos del Condado de Reno Necesita tu ayuda!


Please click the link below or use the QR code to take a quick survey and provide your valuable feedback for the 2024 Food Assessment conducted by the Food Advisory Council in Reno County. The data gathered provides important information about the food needs of

Jun 08, 2024
SUN Programs help kids and teens thrive in the summertime and beyond!
Check out these SUN Programs that help kids and teens thrive in the summertime and beyond, giving families new and convenient ways to get nutritious food for their kids when school's out. Go to www.fns.usda.gov/summer/sunmeals and place an address or zip code in to find

Jun 06, 2024
Annual Reno County Employee Appreciation Picnic held June 5th
So thankful for our dedicated and hard working Reno County employees! Here are some photos from our annual Employee Appreciation Picnic held at Youth Services on June 5th. Employees also participated in a Poker Walk that included laps around the block and other physical

Jun 06, 2024
Be AWARE - Tick season is here!
Tick season is here! Ticks can spread a variety of bacteria, viruses, and parasites. Each year Reno County has a few cases of tickborne illnesses, such as Lyme disease, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, ehrlichiosis, and tularemia. Symptoms generally include fever/chills, a

May 31, 2024
Highlighting the Reno County Drug Court and the importance of drug treatment courts
May is National Treatment Court Month - and we are highlighting the important role drug treatment courts play in helping people overcome the effects of substance use and co-occurring mental health disorders.The Reno County Drug Court is a treatment intervention built ar

May 31, 2024
Important deadline - June 3rd at noon
**DON'T FORGET THE TIME AND DATE!!! Noon on Monday, June 3rd was the deadline to file as a candidate or change your party affiliation for the August 6, 2024, Primary Election.
Click here to see an updated list of candidates who have filed in Reno County.
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Sandra Milburn - Communications Specialist
May 28, 2024
Senior Citizens Encouraged to Apply for Farmers Market vouchers
From Barbara Lilyhorn, Director- Reno County Department of Aging, [email protected]
Senior Citizens Encouraged to Apply to Receive Checks to Buy Fruits, Vegetables, Herbs and Honey at Farmers Markets in Reno County
Hutchinson, Kansas
Sandra Milburn - Communications Specialist
May 22, 2024
Photos from the Reno County Commission meeting


The Reno County Commission met Wednesday morning, May 22, 2024, for their regular meeting. To view a livestream of the meeting, go to Reno County YouTube Livestream and to view the agenda packet, go to www.renocountyks.gov

The next Reno County Commission
Sandra Milburn - Communications Specialist
May 22, 2024
Reno County Commission recognizes VALOR Silver Award winners
On Wednesday during their meeting, the Reno County Commission recognized Reno County Sheriff's Office Deputy Derrek Berg and Sergeant Levi Conard for receiving the VALOR Silver Award for extraordinary action which directly contributed to the actual saving of a life.
Sandra Milburn - Communications Specialist
May 21, 2024
You're Just Who We Need - Kansas Medical Reserve Corps



Reno County is looking for the very best people who are interested in serving through the MRC, the Kansas Medical Reserve Corps. The MRC is a family of volunteers made up of doctors, nurses, teachers, students, retirees and neighbors standing together to sup
Sandra Milburn - Communications Specialist
May 20, 2024
Reno County Declares Local Disaster
Press Release - Reno County Declares Local Disaster
Reno County Declares Local Disaster After Storm Damage
Reno County, Kansas – May 20, 2024
Reno County Commission Chairman Randy Parks has authorized a verbal disaster declaration for Reno County due to the dam

Apr 22, 2024
Reno County Health Department - Information about Histoplasmosis

A few cases of histoplasmosis have been seen in Reno County. Histoplasmosis is a fungal infection that occurs when breathing in spores from a fungus called Histoplasma, which is found in the soil. Click through for more information.


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Apr 16, 2024
Reno County Farmers' Market receives $25,000 Pathways grant
Pathways to a Healthy Kansas, a Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas initiative, grants $25,000 to the Reno County Farmers’ Market

Reno County, Kansas – April 16, 2024
The Reno County Producers Market, commonly referred to as the Reno County Farmers’ Marke

Apr 09, 2024
Burn Permits - It's All About Community Safety
BURN PERMITS - IT’S ALL ABOUT COMMUNITY SAFETY
Reno County, Kansas – April 9, 2024
The Reno County Emergency Management Department and the 911 Communications Center want to share with the public that getting required burn permits is about keeping your community

Apr 08, 2024
Surprise guests at Chamber's First Friday Coffee Event


Hutchinson Community College's women's head basketball coach John Ontjes and two players, Madi Denison and Akaysha Muggeridge, joined Sen. Roger Marshall at the Hutchinson/Reno County Chamber of Commerce’s First Friday Coffee event on Friday, April 5, 2024, spon

Apr 05, 2024
Change to lunch hour closing on Monday, April 8th at the Reno County Annex
Change to lunch hour closing on Monday, April 8th at the Reno County Annex, 125 West First Avenue.
The Treasurer’s Office and Tag Department will be closed on Monday, April 8, from 1:15 -2:15 pm. The Register of Deeds and the Clerk’s Offices will also be closed duri

Apr 05, 2024
U.S. Senator Roger Marshall tours kitchen at New Beginnings Bisonte Food Service

U.S. Senator Roger Marshall visited New Beginnings Bisonte Food Service to learn about their Nutrition for Recovery Program on Wednesday, April 3, 2024. The Nutrition for Recovery Program is designed to provide balanced meals and nutrition education to people in rec

Apr 05, 2024
National Public Health Week - Emergency Preparedness
National Public Health Week - Emergency Preparedness
Emergency Preparedness
Unexpected events such as power outages and natural disasters like earthquakes and hurricanes can happen without a moment’s notice. That is why being ready for emergencies is crucial. Eme

Apr 04, 2024
National Public Health Week - New Tools and Innovations
We are celebrating National Public Health Week, April 1-7, 2024, with this year's theme of "Protecting, Connecting and Thriving: We Are All Public Health." Today we are focusing on New Tools and InnovationsPublic health is all about preventing disease, diagnosing, healt