• Norton County Warning Sirens

    Outdoor warning sirens vary in Norton County

    Norton

    • Fires:  1 up-and-down tone for Rural Fire / 2 up-and-down tones for City Fire
    • Tornado: 8 continuous up-and-down tones / All clear: 4 continuous up-and-down tones
    • Weekly siren test every Monday at 6 pm

    Almena

    • Fires: 2 up-and-down tones for City Fire / 3 up-and-down tones for Rural Fire
    • Tornado: 3 minutes of continuous  tones / All clear: 4 up-and-down tones
    • Daily siren tests: 7 am, noon and 6 pm
    • Water shut-off notice: 1 long siren for 1 minute

    Lenora

    • Fires: 5 up-and-down tones for both City and Rural Fires
    • Tornado: 3 minutes of continuous up-and-down tones
    • Weekly siren test: Monday’s at 6 pm

    Norcatur

    Tornado: 2 minutes of continuous tone / All clear: solid whistle for 1 minute

    Weekly test every Monday UNLESS inclement weather

     

     

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  • Norton Highlights

    Sept. 2017: TRAVELING KANSAS is a local production from Smoky Hills Public Television that highlights communities, people and attractions across the state. This episode explores the past and present with a spotlight on the restoration of several historic buildings in Norton and the economic development efforts throughout the county.

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    Norton County Arts Council Updates! Click Here...


     

  • Member Spotlight

    NORTON COUNTY MAGAZINE (Est. 2011) Covering the people, life, history and commerce of Norton County! The Magazine is published quarterly.  Thanks to great sponsors, the Norton County Magazine is free to Norton County residents in zip codes 67622, 67645, 67653 and 67654 as well as nearby community 67647. If you live in these zip code areas and are not receiving your issue, let us know.  To subscribe, send your name, mailing address and email address to Norton County Magazine, PO Box 163, Norton, KS 67654 with your check made payable to Frontier Community Foundation. The rate is $24 per year for 4 issues. Carolyn Applegate, Editor.  Contact Information:  (785) 877-3968

     

     

     

     

     

  • News Releases

  • Click here for the latest issue of the LENORA MERIDIAN

    17th Annual Norton Chamber Car Show DETAILS HERE

    Norton County Community Foundation Awards $6,788 in June Grant Cycle PRESS RELEASE

    Norton County Community Foundation Awards $16,200 in Scholarships PRESS RELEASE

    Nex-Tech Update of its Continuous Learning Initiative. PRESS RELEASE

    Norton County Community Foundation Awards $12,500 in April through the Emergency Grant Funding Program PRESS RELEASE

    Norton Christian Church Launches Volunteer Delivery Program SEE PRESS RELEASE

    Norton County Community Foundation Launches Emergency Grant Funding Program In Response to COVID-19 PRESS RELEASE HERE