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RN   Reno County, Kansas, was established in 1867.  It was named for Jesse Reno, a Union General in the Civil War. The county seat of Reno County is Hutchinson, Kansas.

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Old, Newspaper

Reno County Old News

courtesy of the Kansas Old Newspaper Transcribers Guild (KCGS)

John Seed Left High and Dry

Patrolman Took His Liquor and Left Him Dry John Seed, a harvester, who claims North Dakota as his home, is the victim of hard luck. He arrived in Hutchinson penniless last night. Going into a South Main street pool hall he noticed a pint of alcohol and carried it out...

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Howard Jolly Captured

HUTCHINSON.  Howard Jolly Captured. The St. Louis and Kansas City papers of last week were almost filled with accounts of one Howard Jolly, a general railroad ticket agent of Memphis, Tenn., of how he had stolen tickets and sold them to brokers, and that his...

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C. W. Oliver Trial Postponed

HUTCHINSON.  Hearing Postponed. The hearing of the petition for a new trial of C. W. Oliver, convicted of tearing up the Santa Fe track last summer, has been postponed to Jan. 31st. The Hutchinson Gazette, Hutchinson KS. Thursday, January 24, 1895.  Page 8.  (c)...

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Shooting Affray in Reno County

In Troy township last Sunday evening, two young men named respectfully - Prowley and Shanley, had a difference of opinion with regard to the right of possession of some cattle.  It appears that the cattle belonging to Shanley had been trespassing on the premises of...

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WJ Van Eman Carried 20 Feet

A Man Carried Twenty Feet by a Whirlwind and Killed Last Saturday our community were both shocked and grieved to learn of the sudden death of W. J. Van Eman, of Grove township. It appears that Mr. Van Eman had been to the post-office at Netherland, and was returning...

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