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Mom of child at center of McPherson day care incident speaks out

MCPHERSON, Kan. (KSNW) — For one McPherson mother who wishes to remain anonymous, a seemingly random phone call from her day care provider quickly turned into a nightmare on Wednesday. “I had a panic attack and an anxiety attack because my child is in police custody … it makes me mad, it makes me irritated, […]
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Wichita man arrested on drug, gun charges after traffic stop in Hutchinson

HUTCHINSON, Kan. (KAKE) - Hutchinson police say they have arrested a 30-year-old Wichita man on drug and gun charges following a traffic stop on Wednesday. The department said its Special Operations Division and the Reno County Drug Unit pulled over a vehicle for a traffic violation and searched it. Officers seized over 121 grams of meth, 55 grams of marijuana, 142 pills and a handgun.
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Hutchinson police make drug distribution arrest

HUTCHINSON, Kan. — A Wichita man has been arrested on potential drug and weapons charges in Hutchinson. Hutchinson Police report that 30-year-old Matthew Demoura is jailed on suspicion of possession of meth, oxycodone and marijuana with intent to distribute, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of Xanax and criminal possession of a firearm.

State issues emergency suspension of McPherson daycare after provider arrested

WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has issued an Emergency Order of Suspension to a McPherson daycare, Golden Explorers. “State law allows the Secretary of KDHE to issue such an order when, in the opinion of the Secretary, the order is necessary to protect children in the home from any potential threat to health or safety,” the department said.

Police found children from Kan. daycare unsupervised near pool

MCPHERSON COUNTY—Law enforcement authorities are investigating a daycare provider for alleged child endangerment. Just before 11a.m. Wednesday, police responded to report of young children and a dog found unsupervised in someone’s backyard near a pool, according to Police Captain Mark Brinck. When officers arrived, they found four children...

Friday Guy Day – Top Gun at the Cosmosphere

All of the buzz right now is about the new Top Gun: Maverick film that recently just hit theatres. The Cosmosphere in Hutchinson is giving people a unique chance to see the movie in their Dome Theatre and get a glimpse of the new movie in a unique way. They...

City of South Hutchinson puts out July 2 traffic map

SOUTH HUTCHINSON, Kan. — The City of South Hutchinson has released information about parking and viewing areas for the fireworks show on July 2. Parking is permitted in the yellow areas as well as the nearby side streets so long as they are not marked as a "no parking" zone. Viewing areas are the green shaded or green outline areas. Though not marked, this includes the perimeter area around the ball fields.

Peterson: Work on Washington Bike Boulevard continues

HUTCHINSON, Kan. — The work on the Washington bicycle boulevard continues northward now that the refuge island has been put in on 17th Avenue, though the storm sewer work isn't quite done yet. "The heaviest portion of the construction is essentially from 17th to 19th," said Director of Engineering...

Driver escapes wreck before fire engulfs pickup south of Salina

An Assaria man escaped a wrecked pickup before fire engulfed it south of Salina late Wednesday night. Saline County Sheriff Roger Soldan said this morning that Jonathan Yost, 43, of Assaria, was southbound in the 4900 block of S. Ohio in a 1969 Chevrolet C10 pickup at approximately 11:54 p.m. Wednesday when the pickup left the roadway and struck trees along the roadside.

’69 Chevrolet Catches Fire

A vehicle fire south of Salina on Wednesday led to injuries for an Assaria man. Saline County Sheriff Roger Soldan tells KSAL News that at 11:54 p.m. in the 4900 block of S. Ohio Street, a brown 1969 Chevrolet C10 pickup left the roadway on the east side and struck some trees. The 43-year-old man driving the truck exited the vehicle, as it caught on fire. The man went to a nearby house and called EMS, which took him to Salina Regional Health Center with undisclosed injuries.

USD 313 transportation survey out

BUHLER, Kan. — USD 313 needs information on how to route its buses for the upcoming school year, so they are asking those who will need bus service to fill out a form for each student that will need to ride. The district continues to experience a severe shortage...

Nickerson Elementary School placed in lockdown Wednesday morning

NICKERSON, Kan. — The report of an armed subject led officials to place Nickerson Elementary School into lockdown Wednesday morning. According to Steve Lutz of the Reno County Sheriff's Department, the family of Kristopher Gobble phoned law enforcement after they had an altercation with him. Because his known address was near the school, law enforcement asked that the building be placed in lockdown. Summer school was in session at the time.

McPherson Daycare Provider Arrested

The McPherson Police Department arrested a daycare provider for suspicion of Aggravated Endangering a Child and Driving Under the Influence. According to the agency, on Wednesday 0fficers responded to the 100 Block of South Park Street in McPherson in reference to young children and a dog being found and unsupervised in someone’s backyard near a pool. When officers arrived, they found four children between the ages of 2 and 5 years-old in the area. Officers determined the children had left a daycare in the 700 Block of East Kansas Avenue and walked to this area.