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  1. Tractor-trailer hauling cattle overturns in Woodward County, Oklahoma MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

    The crash was about 5:30 a.m. just west of the Major County line in Woodward County on U.S. 412 at County Road 226 near Quinlan.

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  2. Okla. Mulls Repealing Age Limit for New Vol. FirefightersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | FireHouse.com

    ... getting enough volunteers in their departments to man them and properly operate." While fire departments in Woodward County rely so heavily on volunteers, Day added that it has gotten more difficult to recruit them over the past few years. ...

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  3. 2 earthquakes rattle parts of northern, western OklahomaRead the original story

    Monday Apr 6 | KSWO

    ... of around two miles. Geologists say a 3.3 magnitude earthquake was recorded more than six hours earlier in Woodward County in western Oklahoma. The quake was recorded about 4 a.m. about 15 miles east-northeast of Mooreland. It occurred at a depth of ...

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  4. Oklahoma Gas and Electric Co. plans to pass on $4.3 million wind legal settlement to customersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | NewsOK.com

    ... fuel charges on their bills as part of a legal settlement over wind curtailment charges at a project in Woodward County. CPV Keenan has a 20-year power purchase agreement with OG&E at its 152-megawatt wind farm that expires in 2030. The company ...

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  5. In wake of earthquake swarms, Oklahoma regulators expand areas for oil and gas disposal well scrutinyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | NewsOK.com

    ... and north-central Oklahoma. Also covered are several counties in south-central Oklahoma and a portion of Woodward County. Operators of 347 Arbuckle disposal wells that may have touched the crystalline basement were mailed letters last week ...

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  6. Oklahoma news briefs for March 21Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | NewsOK.com

    ... which serves more than 2,500 youth in 19 counties. The K-101 Farm Expo is set for March 27-29 at the Woodward County Fairgrounds. The free farm and ranch trade show will feature more than 180 exhibitors, arts and crafts booths, food vendors, ...

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  7. Wildfire Spreads in Western Oklahoma, Homes EvacuatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | Insurance Journal West

    Emergency personnel say about a dozen people have been evacuated from their homes because of wildfire that has burned 37 square miles in rural western Oklahoma. Woodward County emergency manager Matt Lehenbauer said on March 17 that the fire is 16 miles long.

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  8. Woodward County woman loses home in wildfireRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

    THE LAND IS BURNED. NOW THE VICTIMS, A WOMAN WHO LEFT NOT KNOWING SHE WOULDN'T GET BACK HOME AGAIN.

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  9. Woodward County wildfire spare's woman's dog, burns her houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | NewsOK.com

    Hubert, 80, lives in Woodward County, where wildfire has been raging since Monday afternoon. The fire swept across Hubert's ranch, destroying her mobile home, her car and another home on the property.

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  10. Wildfire covers 37 square milesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    Oklahoma Forestry Services spokeswoman Michelle Finch-Walker said a wind shift caused the fire to burn back into itself, allowing crews to make significant progress. Woodward County Emergency Manager Matt Lehenbauer said 125 people were evacuated from their homes Monday.

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  11. Update on Woodward County wildfireRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

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  12. Woodward County wildfire 20 percent contained Tuesday afternoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | NewsOK.com

    1:30 p.m. A wildfire that has been raging in Woodward County since Monday afternoon is about 20 percent contained, said Matt Lehenbauer, the Woodward city and county emergency management director. Fire crews from cities in Oklahoma, Kansas and Texas ...

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  13. Crews continue to battle large western Oklahoma wildfireRead the original story

    Mar 17, 2015 | KSWO

    Emergency personnel say about a dozen people have been evacuated from their homes because of wildfire that has burned 37 square miles in rural western Oklahoma. Woodward County emergency manager Matt Lehenbauer said Tuesday that the fire is 16 miles long.

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  14. Evacuation advisory issued as crews battle large wildfireRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | KXAN-TV Austin

    The Woodward County emergency manager has issued an evacuation order for a northeast area of the county as crews continue battling a large wildfire. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported on Monday night the fire has burned about 23,000 acres.

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  15. Wildfire burns more than 23,000 acres in Woodward County, OklahomaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | NewsOK.com

    7:50 a.m. The Woodward County Emergency Management Agency posted a statement on Facebook about the wildfire. "Overnight, fire crews battled a shifting fireline as the cold front arrived. The fire perimeter shows about 23,500 acres in the burn area. ...

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  16. Massive Grass Fire Continues To Burn Tuesday Morning In Woodward Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    Firefighters continue to battle a massive grass fire that has burned more than 23,000 acres in Woodward County, Oklahoma. According to News 9 Storm Tracker Marty Logan, firefighters from multiple agencies are responding to this grass fire near the towns of Freedom and Mooreland.

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  17. At Least 23K Acres Burned In Wildfire Northeast Of WoodwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    The Woodward County Emergency Manager has issued an evacuation advisory for an area of northeast Woodward County as crews work to get a handle on a wildfire burning thousands of acres nearby. The fire has grown to 15 miles long and between one and two miles wide near the towns of Freedom and Mooreland, Okla.

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  18. Health care worker being monitored for Ebola in Omaha moved to biocontainment unitRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | KETV-TV

    One of four people being monitored in Omaha for the Ebola virus has been admitted to Nebraska Medicine's biocontainment unit. IN WOODWARD COUNTY AND A STATE PARK THERE IT THEY HAD EVACUATIONS.

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  19. Firefighters continue to battle fire near WoodwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | NewsOK.com

    Crews have been battling a wildfire since 2 p.m. Monday that had stretched six and a half miles as of 5 p.m., said Matt Lehenbauer, Woodward County emergency manager. Todd Finley, assistant chief with the city Woodward, said crews from all surrounding counties are assisting with the fire, and a helicopter from Tulsa is expected to assist, as well.

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  20. Latest Travel, Road Conditions From ODOTRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2015 | News9 Oklahoma City

    Travel conditions around the state are expected to deteriorate the rest of the day and into the overnight hours as wintry precipitation continues to fall all over Oklahoma. Northwestern Oklahoma received the most snowfall with an additional 2 to 5 inches of snow today adding to the 2 to 4 inches those counties received Friday.

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