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Counterfeit bills reported in Hutchinson area
HUTCHINSON, Kan. – Hutchinson police have reported an increase of counterfeit bills being passed in Hutchinson. Officials say a majority of the bills being passed at local businesses are fake $20 bills.
Hutch man arrested for drug distribution and fake 20s
HUTCHINSON, Kan. — A Hutchinson police officer traveling on Poplar Sunday night observed what she believed was a drug buy occurring in the Burger King parking lot. That led to a traffic stop in the 100 block of East 4th. Gregory Glass then apparently gave a different name of Brandon Johnson and a di
Michael Jr. brings his comedy to Hutchinson
HUTCHINSON, Kan. — Join Michael Jr. when his More Than Funny tour comes to Hutchinson’s First Church of the Nazarene Thursday night. Michael Jr. has brought laughter to The Tonight Show on NBC, Jimmy Kimmel Live, and Comedy Central. He has been a keynote speaker for Ted Talks and has won a dove awar
Court of Appeals upholds battery conviction
HUTCHINSON, Kan. — A 31-year-old man serving prison time for murder in a Seward County case and a conviction for aggravated battery of a corrections officer saw his conviction in the battery case upheld by the Kansas Court of Appeals.
City Council to take action on new FOP contract
HUTCHINSON, Kan. — The Hutchinson City Council will consider a new collective bargaining agreement with the union representing the police officers for the city during Tuesday’s agenda session.
Hutch News E-Edition issue resolved
Due to a technical issue, the Hutchinson News E-Edition for Monday, Dec. 17 was not posted promptly. The issue, caused by a feed that uploads the pages, has been resolved and the E-Edition is online now.
(BREAKING NEWS) Long time Hutchinson High School Principal Ron Roehm to retire
HUTCHINSON, Kan. —Long time Hutchinson High School Principal Ron Roehm will retire at the end of the year. Roehm announced his decision during a regular staff meeting Friday morning. His last day will be June 30th.
Salthawk wrestlers finish 5th at Emporia Winter Classic
EMPORIA, Kan. — The Hutch High wrestling team had a strong showing at the Emporia Invitational over the weekend. The Salthawks finished fifth out of 13 teams. Lawrence Free State won the meet, followed by Junction City, Emporia and Goddard Eisenhower.
Salvation Army just past the halfway mark in bell ringing campaign
HUTCHINSON, Kan. — The Salvation Army is still working to meet its financial obligations for next year with its annual bell ringing campaign. The Salvation Army is currently at 53 percent of its fundraising goal for the Christmas season. That amounts to $35,969 raised since the Red Kettle Campaign s
Debra Mae Walden | 1956 – 2018 |
Debra Mae Walden, 62, of Hutchinson, died December 12, 2018, at Hospice House, Hutchinson. She was born January 5, 1956, in Hutchinson, to Claude Hartford ‘Toad’ and Katie Louise (Glenn) Mahoney.
Hutchinson schools accept donation from VCRA
On Dec. 7, Hutchinson Public Schools received a generous donation of $13,965 from the Vintage Car Rally Association. The donation will be used to purchase materials for classroom use throughout the district.
Kansas man gets 109 years in torture killing of girlfriend's 3-year-old son
WICHITA, Kan. (KTLA/AP) -- A Kansas man convicted of abusing and killing his girlfriend’s 3-year-old son before encasing the boy’s body in concrete in their rental home’s garage was sentenced Monday to more than 100 years in prison.
Hero dog, family receives Christmas miracle days after fire
HUTCHINSON, Kan. (KSNW) - It was a Christmas miracle Sarah Potter and her family didn’t expect. Sunday morning, Sarah woke up to the sound of their dog, Buster, barking because their house was on fire.
Les Miles Has Landed Another Big Recruit At Kansas
Les Miles continues to get some important recruiting done early in his tenure as Kansas’ head football coach. Earlier this week, the Jayhawks landed a big quarterback commit, as JUCO QB Thomas MacVittie pledged to Miles and Co.
Bomb threat hoaxes rattle area
A spate of bomb threat hoaxes were emailed to Great Businesses Thursday afternoon, Great Bend Police Chief David Bailey said. The threats were among many made in cities across the nation, including Hutchinson, Wichita, Oklahoma City and New York City.
Kansas travelers will see new interpretive signs on byways
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) Kansas travelers will see new or upgraded interpretive signs along 12 scenic or historic byways. State officials say the signs can be found at 39 locations on the byways, which are roads that highlight the beauty, history and heritage of Kansas.
No friendly future for party switching politicians in Sedgwick County
WICHITA, Kan. (KAKE) - "They look at the Democratic Party and they say, 'Hey, there's no reason for me to stay with this party. This party is moving to the right. I can join the Democratic Party and I'm not necessarily going to lose my seat," said Dr. Russell Arben Fox, a political scientist from Fr
'World-class wind:' the quest for a wind farm in Pretty Prairie, Kansas
NextEra Energy of Florida has called the wind in Reno County 'world class' and hopes to build the most concentrated wind farm in Kansas on the plains near Pretty Prairie. Wind has become big business in Kansas. This is one of the fastest growing states for the clean energy industry, with wind farms
Jury: Kansas man guilty of murder during drug deal fight
WICHITA — A Kansas man accused in the shooting death of a man at a mobile home in Wichita has been found guilty. On Friday, a jury in Judge Ben Burgess’ Sedgwick County courtroom found Keeshaun Milo, 29 of Wichita, guilty of first-degree murder in the December 2, 2016 shooting of Michael Hamilton in
Kansas girl dies after 18 years of fighting Cystic Fibrosis
TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) The family of Madison Taliaferro says the 18-year-old Holton girl died Saturday evening. She had been waiting for a new lung transplant after lung function fell from 48 percent to 22.5 percent.