• Keynote Speaker: Johnny Quinn, Speaker, Author, U.S. Olympian
  • Norton County Warning Sirens

    Outdoor warning sirens vary in Norton County


    • 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


    • 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


    • 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


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

    Weekly test every Monday UNLESS inclement weather



  • Community Partners

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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.

    Watch Here

    Norton County Arts Council Updates! Click Here...


  • Member Spotlight

    Prairie Land Electric Chartered in October of 1938, Prairie Land Electric Cooperative, Inc. is a member-owned full service rural electric cooperative serving over 24,000 customers in parts of 18 Northern Kansas Counties. Headquartered in Norton, Kansas, Prairie Land Electric's 86 employees maintain and operate approximately 6974 miles of line. The mission of Prairie Land Electric Cooperative, Inc. is: to make electric energy available to its members at the lowest possible cost consistent with sound economy and good management. Located at 14935 W Hwy 36, Norton, KS 67654                          (785) 877-3323. Email:ple@prairielandelectric.com http://www.prairielandelectric.com/






  • News Releases

  • Norton County Arts Council Cultural Arts Event January 25th! Don't miss it! PRESS RELEASE

    Rural Leaders Retreat-Caryl Hale, Norton County Arts Council. Click here for PRESS RELEASE

    Youth Pheasant Hunt Applications Due January 23 PRESS RELEASE

    Norton County Community Foundation Awards $21,455 in November and December Grant Cycles PRESS RELEASE

    Norton County Community Foundation Raises $145,000 in 2019 MyFoundation Campaign Click Here for Press Release!

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