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Royals lose to Texas Monday

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Mitch Garver and Kole Calhoun each had two hits, two runs and two RBIs, leading the Texas Rangers to a 10-4 win over the Kansas City Royals. Garver’s two RBIs came on his eighth homer of the season in the fifth inning. Martin Perez was shaky early but settled in, allowing four runs on seven hits in the win. He walked two and struck out six.

Monarchs win Monday

GREAT BEND — The Hutchinson Monarchs won Monday 6-2 over the Great Bend Bat Cats at Al Burns Field in Great Bend. Jon Jenkins homered in the third inning as part of a three run rally. Will Maynard was the winner on the mound. The lefthander lasted four innings,...

USD 308 Board goes over assessment data

HUTCHINSON, Kan. —The USD 308 Board of Education heard an update on State Assessment data at their meeting on Monday. Krystal Young, deputy superintendent for USD 308, along with Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment staff, presented data regarding local and state assessment scores for the 2021-2022 school year. Fastbridge is...

Hutch fireworks display is on the 4th at Fairgrounds

HUTCHINSON, Kan. —The City of Hutchinson and Showalter Fireworks are having their annual display on the 4th of July. The annual Fireworks Extravaganza happens Monday night at the Kansas State Fairgrounds, Lot C at dusk. Also on Monday is the Patriots Parade, sponsored by Eagle Media. It starts at...

Be sure unspent fireworks don't cause fires later

RENO COUNTY — It's important that the public takes care of unspent fireworks properly at the end of their Independence Day fun. Such fireworks were responsible for a fire at the Reno County Landfill last year. According to the county, here are the procedures for proper disposal. 1. Allow...

U.S. Justice Dept. sues after KDHE fired National Guard Member

WASHINGTON – The Department of Justice announced today that it has filed a lawsuit in federal court in the District of Kansas against the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE), to protect the employment rights of Army National Guard Staff Sergeant (SSG) Stacy Gonzales, according to a media release from the department of justice.

Suspect arrested after 2-state chase in stolen truck

ATCHISON COUNTY —Law enforcement authorities are investigating a suspect after a weekend chase across state lines. Just before 5 a.m. Saturday, officers attempted to stop a pickup truck pulling a trailer in the area of 10th and U.S.59, according to Police Chief Mike Wilson. Police were following a tip that the truck was stolen.

Police warn of fake stories on facebook upsetting the community

HARVEY COUNTY —Law enforcement authorities in Newton reported getting questions about Facebook posts in public groups warning of dangerous criminals on the loose. According to the police department, the original poster profiles are from Zimbabwe, a country in Africa. Police have searched the text of the post, and they...

Abortion ruling thrusts companies into divisive arena

KANSAS CITY (AP) —The Supreme Court’s decision to end the nation’s constitutional protections for abortion has catapulted businesses of all types into the most divisive corner of politics. Some companies that stayed silent last month — when a draft opinion by Justice Samuel Alito was leaked to...

SkyWest withdraws service termination notice for Salina

SALINA —As a result of a pilot shortage having an acute impact on the regional airline industry, SkyWest Airlines, Inc. operator of United Express service at the Salina Regional Airport filed a notice to terminate their service at 29 regional airports across the country. Salina Regional Airport was part of this original filing on March 10, 2022.

UPDATE: At least 3 confirmed dead in Amtrak crash

UPDATE: As of 6:25 p.m. — The Missouri State Highway Patrol has issued the following statement regarding today's crash of Amtrak's Southwest Chief. "At approximately 12:43 p.m. today, the Chariton County 911 Center received a 911 call of a vehicle struck by a train on Porche Prairie Avenue in Chariton County, southwest of Mendon, Mo."

Ten to be inducted into Kansas Sports Hall of Fame

WICHITA — Former Kansas basketball coach Roy Williams and former NASCAR star Clint Bowyer of Emporia are both a part of this fall's class for the Kansas Sports Hall of Fame. Williams led the Jayhawks to four Final Fours between 1988-2003 before departing for his alma mater, North Carolina, where he won three NCAA national championships.

Royals make roster moves

KANSAS CITY — The Royals made a trade for two pitchers from Seattle and gave up first baseman Carlos Santana and cash. Right hander Wyatt Mills will be optioned to AAA Omaha. Fleming will be assigned to High-A Quad Cities. Vinnie Pasquantino is being called up to the big...

Pride parades march on with new urgency in Kansas, across US

NEW YORK (AP) — Pride parades kicked off in Kansas and around the country Sunday with glittering confetti, cheering crowds, fluttering rainbow flags and newfound fears about losing freedoms won through decades of activism. The annual marches in Kansas City, Wichita, New York, San Francisco, Chicago and elsewhere took...

Police: Kansas woman dies after struck by two vehicles

SEDGWICK COUNTY —Law enforcement authorities are investigating a fatal pedestrian accident. Just after 10p.m. Sunday, police were dispatched to the 1200 block of North Broadway regarding a motor vehicle accident, according to Officer Juan Rebolledo. Officers located a 54-year-old woman who was pronounced deceased, at the scene. The investigation...