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Pounds of suspected meth, hundreds of oxy pills seized in Nickerson raid

A Nickerson man is being held on $500,000 bond after the Reno County Drug Enforcement unit raided his home near Nickerson High School on Thursday and seized nearly two pounds of suspected methamphetamine and more than 890 oxycodone pills. The arrest followed an ongoing investigation by the county's

HUTCHINSON NEWS - 2018-03-23 18:40:59

Hutchinson Clinic rolls out opioid policy

The unused prescription drugs that sit in medicine cabinets and potentially end up in the wrong hands now have a permanent place to go. The blue MedSafe box, nestled in the corner of Hutchinson Clinic Pharmacy at 2101 N. Waldron, filled once already since being placed there in February. Based on est

HUTCHINSON NEWS - 2018-03-24 02:41:43

Judge releases teen arrested for HMS 8 threat

A judge Friday agreed to release to home a Hutchinson Middle School student who has been in juvenile custody since investigators learned he purportedly made threats to shoot up his school. A psychological evaluation of the teen that the judge ordered last Friday has not been done, but that didn't di

HUTCHINSON NEWS - 2018-03-23 23:14:39

Nickerson man arrested on drug charges

A 56-year old man was arrested on numerous drug charges at his home near Nickerson High School. On Thursday, law enforcement served a high-risk "no knock" warrant at Michael Curran's home at 106 South Pine, which is within 1,000 feet of the school. Many drugs were found, including two pounds of meth

KNSSRADIO.COM - 2018-03-24 05:30:27

Hutchinson man charged for domestic violence

Prosecutors formally charged an 18-year-old Hutchinson man with aggravated battery for a February domestic violence incident during which he's accused of "impeding breathing or blood circulation by choking or applying pressure to the neck or chest" of the victim. Reno County Magistrate Cheryl Allen


Man arrested in drug bust near Nickerson High School

Authorities have arrested a 56-year-old man on numerous drug-related charges after they executed a search warrant at his home near Nickerson High School. Law enforcement officers on Thursday served a high-risk "no knock" warrant at Michael Curran's home at 106 South Pine, which is within 1,000 feet

KAKE TV - 2018-03-23 22:16:00

Tobacco-free sign installed in Hutchinson park

HUTCHINSON, Kan. The City of Hutchinson Thursday installed creative signs to indicate that the city's parks are now tobacco free. The official celebration of Kick Butts Day brought the city's youth leadership to George Pyle Park where the Hutchinson's Parks Department installed the first "Young Lun


Hutchinson Regional to host "Stop the Bleed" training sessions

Hutchinson Regional Medical Center will host three "Stop the Bleed" training sessions for the public on March 29 to teach people how to respond following a mass casualty event. Ken Johnson, president and CEO of Hutchinson Regional Healthcare System, said the idea for the campaign originated in 2015


Kobach-Hartman ticket rolls into Hutch

Just because you're a Republican, doesn't mean you're a conservative, said Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, bringing his gubernatorial campaign to Hutchinson Thursday morning. Kobach is critical of the "status quo" in Topeka, where all statewide offices have been held by Republicans for nearly

HUTCHINSON NEWS - 2018-03-23 07:01:00

Former Kansas journalist Myrick dies

Veteran Kansas journalist Jeff Myrick, whose penchant for story-telling led him to become a columnist for The Hutchinson News, died March 6 of natural causes. The 60-year-old Myrick's career took him to The Garden City Telegram, The Ottawa Herald - twice, the Osawatomie Graphic, and the Baldwin City

HUTCHINSON NEWS - 2018-03-23 07:00:00

Dad wanted to 'teach his children a lesson,' Indiana cops say. He ended up in handcuffs. | The Wichita Eagle

Ryan Fletcher said his children have everything they could ever want, and he wanted them to know what it felt like to struggle, according to police. Evansville, Indiana, police were called to his home for a well-being check Tuesday after Fletcher's two young sons, who were visiting Fletcher, texted

WICHITA EAGLE - 2018-03-22 22:22:00

No clear answers about cause of local quakes

The Reno County delegation in the Statehouse wants to know why earthquakes have rattled the Hutchinson and South Hutchinson area within the last month. While the local lawmakers will get a response from the state, they may not get an answer. "I don't think there is a smoking gun," Rick Miller, seni


Art at the Metro and a mural walk

Thanks to the Metro for hosting artists on a regular basis, such as local artist Karen Voss. Voss currently is showing her paintings at the Metropolitan Cafe. Karen uses acrylics and oils to create her paintings. As a person who is drawn to nature, she includes these elements in much of her work. Vo

HUTCHINSON NEWS - 2018-03-23 07:01:00

Town Hall meeting set on proposed rezoning of Hutchinson's Southeast District

The City of Hutchinson will host a Town Hall meeting for residents of the Southeast District to discuss a proposed new zoning district designed for smaller lot properties. The event will be 6:30 to 8 p.m., April 10, at McCandless Elementary School, 700 N. Baker St. The new district, called an R-6 Re


Man arrested for cutting woman during domestic disturbance

Police arrested a 20-year-old Hutchinson man with a history of domestic violence on suspicion of aggravated battery early Saturday morning after officers, called by a neighbor reporting screaming, discovered a woman with several cuts that required multiple stitches. Zaide Celar Mendoza-Wells was arr


OUR VIEW: Bridging Hutchinson's racial divide

A report surfacing over the weekend accusing the football coach at Hutchinson Community College of making racial slurs toward players has exposed a wound in our city that needs treatment. The news was difficult to report, because some shut down the flow of information. People who we expect to be lea


HHS students plant no-smoking message

In 2017, Hutchinson High School juniors Destanee Brigman-Reed and Abbey Pemberton and other members of the school's Communities That Care advocated at Hutchinson City Hall for tobacco-free parks. On Wednesday morning, the two students who led research for the Communities That Care project posed on e


Grapes squeezed out as state symbols

The Kansas Senate Tuesday rejected a proposal by State Sen. Tom Holland, D-Baldwin City, who has Haven Pointe Winery LLC, to designate the Chambourcin, a French-American interspecific hybrid grape variety, as the official red wine grape of the state of Kansas, and the Vignoles, a complex hybrid wine


Mother, daughter charged in man's killing at Kansas lake

Missing Kansas girl found dead; mom's boyfriend arrestedMissing Kansas girl found dead; mom's boyfriend arrested The Kansas Bureau of Investigation said Iviona Lewis, of Hoisington, was found dead in rural Barton County. Officers arrested 25-year-old Chaz Stephens for second-degree murder. The Kansa


County commissioners outline goals for 2018

Reno County Commissioners outlined individual "goals" or issues on Tuesday that each commissioner would like the board to address in the coming year. The lists included: Commissioner Dan Deming: - Consider budgeting or rearranging existing personnel to provide additional mental health and transition