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Bridge damage closes rural Reno County road Friday

SOUTH HUTCHINSON, Kan. — Reno County Public Works Director Don Brittain let Hutch Post know Friday evening that Maple Grove Road between High Point and Centennial Road southwest of Pretty Prairie is closed due to over weight load bridge damage. Brittain did not give specifics on how the bridge...
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Hutchinson police arrest two men with guns at local business

Police in Hutchinson took two men into custody Friday afternoon when they were reported to be threatening an employee with guns inside a local business. Officers were called to Adams Street Automotive at 528 North Adams around 3:20 p.m. they took a 48-year-old man and a 19-year-old man into custody. Police said the two were armed with handguns and they were involved in an argument with the owner of the business. No one was hurt during the incident.
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KDOT gives update on K-14 realignment project

HUTCHINSON, Kan. — Road access is being affected as part of ongoing construction of the new K-14 realignment between Hutchinson and Sterling. Here is an update of recent and upcoming changes in Rice and Reno counties:. --Avenue X between 19th Road and 21st Road in Rice County has reopened.

Dog food pantry available twice a month in Hutch

HUTCHINSON, Kan. — The First Presbyterian Church has started Denise's Pet Pantry, a volunteer-based mission of FPC Hutchinson. The pantry, housed on the lower level of the church building at 201 East Sherman, is named after longtime church member, animal advocate, and Hutchinson resident Denise Hallman, who died in May.

Supply chain issues hit area fire departments

HUTCH, Kan. (KSNW) — Nearly four months after a wildfire destroyed dozens of homes in Hutchinson, the Hutchinson Fire Department chief says the department will have to wait even longer to replace damaged equipment. One of the HFD’s brush trucks valued at $250,000 was destroyed in the Cottonwood Complex Fire in March 2022. The biggest […]

March for Unity Saturday in Hutchinson

HUTCHINSON, Kan. — Hutch in Harmony holds its third annual March for Unity tomorrow, June 25, at 8 a.m. Marchers will gather at W Ave. B to march up Main Street in Hutchinson to 12th Ave. The Hutchinson Police Department is providing security for the event, and the Boys...

Richardson: 'A lot of adjusting' as variable expenses impact city

HUTCHINSON, Kan. — Hutchinson city council member Jon Richardson is glad to see the process with the Woodie Seat Freeway continue forward. "We're trying to shrink that timeline to actual construction happening," Garrett said. "The longer we wait, the more expensive it's going to get. The anticipated timeline was that we would have plans by the end of this year. For some reason, October or November sticks out to me, when we'd actually have plans that we could send out for bid."

USD 313 FFA students honored

Nine Buhler High School Students were recipients of National FFA Foundation Scholarships at the 94th Annual Kansas FFA Convention this past week in Manhattan. "The National Foundation offers approximately $2.7 million, generously donated by numerous sponsors, to FFA members across the nation every year. The awards range from $1,000 to $10,000 to assist with the students’ education at a two-year or four-year institution. Award determination is based on a student’s qualifications including academic achievement, leadership, Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE), FFA involvement, or financial need."