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Without much warning, a cool wet spring gave way to the heat and humidity of summer. These high temperatures are great for getting wheat harvested but they can be hard on livestock.

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The address will focus on highlights and accomplishments for both 2019 and 2020 related to community partnerships, awards, improvements in infrastructure, progress in economic development, enhancements in quality of life and community services.

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St. Mary's Regional Medical Center announced on Friday morning that it has earned recertification for Advanced Certification for Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement from The Joint Commission.

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A Weatherford woman was killed when the 2004 Subaru Legacy she was driving left a county roadway, struck an embankment and overturned late Wednesday in Alfalfa County, according to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol.

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Purses with Purpose, YWCA’s major fundraiser, will be held July 15 from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Stride Bank Center. The event will include an auction filled with an array of designer purses and other specialty items, as well as a meal and guest speakers.

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A missing Wisconsin woman who was last seen in Enid on June 5 was located safe in Kansas Thursday morning, June 17, 2021, according to the Enid Police Department.

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Main Street Enid’s executive director, Natalie Beurlot, said she hopes the workshop inspires business owners, developers and other cities’ Main Street members to consider the perks of loft-living.

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Although Garfield County is still "green," Oklahoma is seeing more "yellow" counties this week. According to Oklahoma State Department of Health’s COVID-19 Risk Level System, two of Oklahoma 77 counties are in the moderate, or “orange, risk level, 45 are in the low, or “yellow,” risk level and 30, including Garfield County, are in the new normal, or “green,” risk level.

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FORT SUPPLY, Okla. — Oklahoma Department of Corrections will close William S. Key Correctional Center in Fort Supply by the end of the year, a move that is being called “devastating to Northwest Oklahoma.”

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U.S. Rep. Frank Lucas, R-Okla., and several other members of Congress have sent a letter to Interior Secretary Deb Haaland encouraging her to delist the lesser prairie chicken (LPC) under the Endangered Species Act by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS).

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The Greater Enid Chamber of Commerce honored various people who impacted the community, including Janet Cordell, Dan Dillingham, Kyle Williams, Enid Public Schools, Keri Haines and Crystal Harmon, during its annual meeting and banquet Tuesday, June 15, 2021.

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City of Enid CFO Erin Crawford said audited franchise providers would include ONG, OG&E, Suddenlink and various landline phone companies, while hotels would be any lodging locations paying lodging tax revenue to the city of Enid.

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Two new cardiologists — Nikunjkumar Patel and Charisse Ward — have joined St. Mary's Regional Medical Center's medical staff at St. Mary's Cardiology Clinic, 310 E. Garriott.

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The latest survey by U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service shows Oklahoma producers are expected to harvest 105.3 million bushels of wheat.

WASHINGTON — One of Oklahoma’s congressmen is using more caution on a bill he co-sponsored in March on civics education since the Biden administration announced grant priorities for the bill in late April.

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Northwestern Oklahoma State University’s Alva campus is partnering with the Oklahoma Blood Institute for a blood drive 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, June 23, 2021, in the Student Center Ranger Room.

Wheat harvest is here, market watchers — and all of a sudden, it seemed. Several days over 100 degrees finished the ripening quicker than many were ready.

Go past the Champlin mansion and you will find two horseshoe-shaped roads. At the end of the second is Mabry Field. You will know you have arrived when you see a blue circle drive in front of a big white house with lots of bikes and cars parked up and down the street.

The Enid Gem & Mineral Society hosted its annual Rock Swap in downtown Enid at the Breezeway, 214 W. Randolph. Ten vendors and dozens of rockhounds of all ages from across the state gathered to buy, sell and trade rocks, fossils, gemstones, petrified wood and more from all around the world.

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Former Mayor John Criner was remembered by friends Friday for his passionate love of Enid. Criner died Wednesday at the age of 78.

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