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High fire risk this afternoon

Red Flag Warning issued November 17 at 12:38PM CST until November 17 at 6:00PM CST by NWS Topeka

..EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON.... HUMIDITY LEVELS WILL DIMINISH QUICKLY TODAY AS WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS PICK UP BEHIND A DEPARTING STORM SYSTEM. IN COMBINATION WITH DRY FALL FUELS...A POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS FIRE WEATHER SITUATION WILL LIKELY DEVELOP.

..RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TOPEKA HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG WARNING FOR STRONG WINDS AND DRY CONDITIONS...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING.

Tigers trounce Troy

TROY—The Lyndon Tigers stepped up to put away Troy in a 37-8 road win Friday night, assuming true playoff potential after a narrow win over Northern Heights the week before.

“Lyndon now means something in Centralia,” said offensive coach Toby Baker after the win, echoing coach Rod Stallbaumer’s outlook on the season that “all roads run through Centralia.”

K-268 reopened to traffic

VASSAR—State Highway 268 reopened to all traffic around noon Nov. 15, according to Kelly Doman, owner of Doman's General Store. East- and west-bound access to area businesses has been restored.

Osage City wrestling program in running for grant

OSAGE CITY—It’s been seven years since seven kids took to the mat in the inaugural year of the Osage City Wrestling Club. This year, the program has ballooned to nearly 40 wrestlers, ages 4 to 14, and continues to look for more ways to grow.

“It’s slowly growing and slowly getting bigger,” said club coach Jamy Dunbar.

The program looks to continue growth with the help of a Liberty Mutual Responsible Sports Grant.

$3,000 shop-at-home campaign begins Nov. 11

The Osage County Herald-Chronicle and 30 local businesses are joining together to sponsor Christmas on Us, an exciting promotion that will award prizes totaling $3,000 to people who shop locally at participating businesses.

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