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Recently released inmate arrested in attack on elderly man
McPHERSON, Kan. (KAKE) - A man who spent years in a Kansas prison has been arrested in an attack on an elderly man. McPherson Police were sent to a home in the 800 block of North Cedars Drive Saturday morning. Officers were told a 90-year-old man needed medical attention. He was taken to McPherson H
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.
(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.
Halstead Street and Sherman intersection closed for two weeks
HUTCHINSON, Kan. — Hutchinson Public Works announced Thursday that Halstead Street and Sherman is closed and will stay closed until Dec. 26. Gargill and BNSF Railway have removed the tracks crossing Halstead that lead into the grain elevator on the east side of the street and plans are now to make r
Producer Progress Reports: Baldwin Farms
A buddy of mine and I often comment on how fast the time between Thanksgiving and Christmas flies. I have found that when you haven’t finished harvesting by Thanksgiving, the time until Christmas and the New Year seems to speed up almost exponentially. I don’t want to imagine what the farmers who st
Travel the Trail with Katrina
Editor's Note: This is the first in a series of columns by Katrina Horner, a graduate of La Junta High School, where she was involved in athletics and civic projects. She left La Junta after graduation and attended Bethel College in Newton, Kan., where she received her bachelor’s degree and nursing
Aggravated Burglary Featured on Crime Stoppers
An aggravated burglary highlights this week’s Salina Crime Stoppers crime of the week. On Saturday December 1st at 6:30AM deputies responded to an aggravated burglary in the 300 block of S. Main Street in Smolan, Kansas. The resident reported that at 4:00AM that morning, they heard someone walking a
Hutchinson Salthawks hosts Great Bend in Basketball Action Tonight
Join the Eagle Media Sports Team tonight to catch all the action as the Hutchinson Salthawk Basketball teams return home to host Great Bend High School at the Salthawk Activity Center. Veteran broadcaster Rusty Hilst continues his 50th “Golden Anniversary” year of broadcasting Hutchinson Sports. He
Stormy Daniels to visit Kansas strip club
SALINA, Kan. (KSNT) - Porn star and adult club performer Stormy Daniels will make a Valentine’s Day performance at the Shady Lady Gentleman’s Club in Salina, according to a Facebook post by the club.
Kansas duo held on $50K Bond on 10 drug allegations
RILEY COUNTY — Law enforcement authorities are investigating two suspects on numerous drug charges. Simonsen has a previous drug conviction, according to the Kansas Department of Corrections.
Kansas toddler battling cancer is home for the holidays
LAWRENCE, Kan. (KAKE) - A 14-month-old Kansas boy was diagnosed with cancer on Christmas Eve last year. Since January, he's been receiving treatment in Tennessee for a rare prostate tumor.
Kansas named one hub for human trafficking in the U.S.
TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) - The federal government has named Kansas a hub for human trafficking in the U.S., and now Kansas organizations are partnering together to decrease these crimes.
Hutch woman fails to get a bond reduction in distribution case
HUTCHINSON, Kan. — A 33-year-old woman was arrested last Friday on drug distribution charges and again failed to get her bond reduced when she appeared before a judge Wednesday morning.
Moran throws support to airport bill
WASHINGTON D.C. — The Hutchinson Airport is one of many in Kansas that would benefit from a bill introduced by U.S. Senator Jerry Moran. Moran, a member of the Senate Committee on commerce is pushing for House Resolution 302, which would allow airports that utilize the contract tower program to beco
Crimestoppers: Sheriff’s office seeks tips in Smolan theft
On December 1 at 6:30 a.m., deputies responded to an aggravated burglary in the 300 block of South Main Street in Smolan. The resident reported hearing someone walking around inside the house at 4 a.m. Upon further inspection, the resident located an open door. The resident reported that an unknown
Kansas Protein Foods continues to move forward
HUTCHINSON, Kan. — The company that took over the closed CHS facility in Hutchinson continues to move along. Kansas Protein Foods acquired the building in April of this year after CHS shut it down just before Christmas last year. According to company President Mike Chisam the plant currently employs
Two Arrested for Stealing Kansas Cattle and Attempting to Sell in OKC
Anthony Francis Whittley and Jasmine A. Boone, both 27 of rural Labette County, Kansas, were arrested on Nov. 11 for stealing cattle from Kansas and attempting to sell them across state lines at the Oklahoma National Stockyards Co. ( Oklahoma County Sheriff's Office )
McPherson rallying around coach with cancer
McPHERSON, Kan. (KAKE) - It's been a long few weeks for the McPherson girls basketball team. Before the season began, longtime head coach Chris Strathman called a team meeting.
Moundridge track star signs to Hutchinson Community College
MOUNDRIDGE— Jamya O'Quinn has found her new destination on Monday as she has decided to sign her letter of intent to do track and field at Hutchinson Community College. O'Quinn made her announcement on Monday afternoon at Moundridge High School. The Three-time state finalists knew that she belongs a
Ballet Wichita to perform 'The Nutcracker' at opera house
MCPHERSON — Ballet Wichita will perform "The Nutcracker," choreographed and directed by world renowned teacher and ballet master Alex Ossadnik. The 45th annual production is a traditional but lavish fairy tale with new costumes and scenery by Wichita designer Michael Downs and features more than 130