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Osage County GOP Forum Taking Place Tuesday

Apr 29, 2024

The Osage County Republican Party is hosting a GOP Forum on Tuesday at the Osage County Fairgrounds in Pawhuska.   Sheriff Eddie Virden and his challenger Bart Perrier will have a debate. Candidates running for office of District One and District Two Commissioner will have an opportu ... read more »

Osage County Courthouse Could Be Using Different Internet

Apr 29, 2024

The Board of Osage County Commissioners received a presentation on Monday regarding a proposal for internet service in the Osage County Courthouse. A representative from Alliance Business Services spoke to the Board and went over the advantages of what they offer.   They have made th ... read more »

Old Air Filters and Litigation at Nowata County Commissioners Meeting

Apr 29, 2024

The Nowata County Commissioners met for their final meeting in the month of April with a lengthy agenda. As always, the first item of discussion was courthouse improvements. Nowata County Treasurer, Rachel Marrs, shared some shocking information about the air filters in the courthouse. Next, ... read more »

H.C. Call Named Bartlesville Fire Chief

Apr 29, 2024

Former Bartlesville firefighter H.C. Call has been tapped to lead the Bartlesville Fire Department following Chief David Topping’s retirement in June. “I’m excited to welcome H.C. back to the Bartlesville Fire Department as our next fire chief,” said City Manager ... read more »

Civitan Club Hosts Paddle Party for Wayside on May 11

Apr 29, 2024

The Civitan Club of Bartlesville is always active in town, raising money for various groups that specialize in helping those with special needs.   Appearing on Community Connection, Civitan Club board members Joe Sears and Shay Tull invite everyone to a Paddle Party fundraiser for Wa ... read more »

Oklahoma Man Arrested After Standoff in Caney

Apr 29, 2024

An Oklahoma man was arrested Saturday morning in Caney, Kan., after a standoff with multiple law enforcement agencies. According to Caney Police Chief Ike Dye, the situation began in the lobby of the Caney Police Department, when an agitated man entered the building, screaming and cursing at ... read more »

Minor Flooding Expected on Verdigris River in Nowata County

Apr 29, 2024

Flood warnings remain in effect until at least Tuesday afternoon for the Verdigris River in Nowata County. Minor flooding is forecast for the Verdigris River near Lenapah from Tuesday afternoon to early evening. The Verdigris is expected to crest to about 30 feet early Tuesday afternoon &ndas ... read more »

Lake Levels Rise After Weekend Storms

Apr 29, 2024

The weekend rain across northeast Oklahoma and southeast Kansas have benefited Hulah and Copan Lakes. As of Monday morning, the U.S. Corps of Engineers say Hulah Lake is 8.9 feet above normal and Copan Lake is 1 foot below normal. Low-flow gates are open at both dams, but at minimal level ... read more »

Busy Weather Saturday Across Southeast Kansas and Oklahoma

Apr 29, 2024

Damage surveys have already begun as the central United States begins to clean up and repair from Saturday’s storms. At one point, the line of storms stretched from central Texas through Kansas, Nebraska and Iowa, before ending near Lake Michigan and the Upper Peninsula in Michigan. ... read more »

Oklahoma towns hard hit by tornadoes begin long cleanup after 4 killed in weekend storms

Apr 29, 2024

By Ken Miller Associated Press Small towns in Oklahoma began a long cleanup Monday after tornadoes flattened homes and buildings and killed four people, including an infant, widening a destructive outbreak of severe weather across the middle of the U.S. Punishing storms that began lat ... read more »

Child hit by vehicle in east Bartlesville

Apr 28, 2024

A child has been transported to a Tulsa hospital after being hit by an SUV on Sunday afternoon. According to the Bartlesville Police Department, officers responded to the 100 block of south Fenway Avenue shortly after 1:15 p.m. Sunday for a hit-and-run. Witnesses told officers a white SUV hit ... read more »

Nowata High School Class Days on KRIG

Apr 27, 2024

Nowata High School Class Days aired Saturday on Real Country 104.9 KRIG. Students shared shout outs to their classmates, funny stories and memorable moments on Saturday from 1 to 3pm. LISTEN HERE The broadcast was sponsroed by: Rogers State University, Regent Bank of Nowata, Totel CSI ... read more »

BHS Performance of ‘Anything Goes’ Canceled for Saturday

Apr 27, 2024

Bartlesville High School's musical performance of "Anything Goes" previously scheduled for Saturday being at the BHS Fine Arts Center has been canceled due to the threat of severe weather. The Sunday afternoon performance is still on schedule. ... read more »

UPDATE: Tornado Watch Canceled for OK, Still in Effect for KS

Apr 26, 2024

UPDATE: As of 6:30 p.m., the Tornado Watch has been canceled for Oklahoma, but remains in effect for Kansas.   ORIGINAL STORY BELOW The National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center has issued a Tornado Watch for portions of Southeast Kansas and Eastern Oklahoma effective ... read more »

Fun Events Taking Place in Dewey This Weekend

Apr 26, 2024

There will be plenty of things to do in downtown Dewey on Saturday for anyone looking to get out and participate in some outdoor fun.   Beginning at 8 a.m. at the Washington County Fairgrounds, the Master Gardeners will be holding their annual plant sale. They will be selling a varie ... read more »