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Jones family continues long road to recovery

NICKERSON, Kan. — Fundraisers continue for the family of Nickerson High School coach Trey Jones. Amy Jones continues to be watched closely by doctors on her injured legs. According to social media posts, she has undergone another operation to care for what were critical injuries to both legs. Ava continues to rehab and a short video can be seen of her using a walker to regain strength in her legs.
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West 4th Ave. bridge is closed

SOUTH HUTCHINSON, Kan. — A portion of a major roadway out of Hutchinson is closed. Reno County Public Works says the 4th Avenue bridge across the Cow Creek floodway is closed for repairs. Traffic on 4th is closed from Wilshire to Hendricks until further notice. Don Brittain with Public...
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Work continues on W. 11th Ave. project

HUTCHINSON, Kan. — A section of West 11th Avenue will be closed off again as part of the ongoing street reconstruction project. Beginning Thursday, West 11th Avenue will be closed to all traffic from Milcon Street through Forrest Street. This closure is for an emergency water line relocation and...

Gov. tours new state-of-the art child care facility in Lindsborg

LINDSBORG, Kan. (WIBW) - Governor Laura Kelly toured the latest and greatest in child care options for Little Sweden as part of her economic prosperity tour. Kansas Governor Laura Kelly says on Tuesday, Aug. 10, she traveled to the Lindsborg Child Development Center as part of her Prosperity on the Plains economic tour. She said expanded child care is a cornerstone of her workforce and economic development efforts.

Rise Up Reno Fundraiser Friday at Sleep Shoppe

HUTCHINSON, Kan. — The Rise Up Reno Annual fundraising event: Detention for Prevention is coming up Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Sleep Shoppe and Furniture Gallery in downtown Hutchinson. Each celebrity needs to raise $1000 from online donations to be released from detention. Here are...

McPherson man arrested on multiple charges

A McPherson man was arrested on requested drug and violation of a protection order charges after an incident that began in downtown Salina late Monday night. Officers were sent to Homewood Suites by Hilton, 115 E. Mulberry Street, just before 11 p.m. Monday for the report of a man allegedly following and harassing a 28-year-old woman who had a protection order against him, Salina Police Captain Gary Hanus said this morning. Another woman in her 20s was with the 28-year-old.

HRMC to Host First Course Event with Dr. Rogena Johnson

Hutchinson – First Course is back. Join Hutchinson Regional Medical Center (HRMC) on Tuesday, August 16th to hear from Dr. Rogena Johnson about her new practice and the importance of routine preventative care and screenings. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. at the HRMC Pavilion with a free sandwich, chips,...

150 Years: Looking back through The Decades - 1890s

Hutchinson and Reno County will celebrate 150 years during Third Thursday in August. In honor of this celebration, we will release one decade each afternoon over the next 15 days from The Decades, which were originally featured from September to November of 2021. As we celebrate the 150th birthday of...

Who Will You See Live At The Kansas State Fair, Sept. 9-18 in Hutchinson?

Sat, Sept. 10 | Parker McCollum with Priscilla Block. Tues, Sept. 13 | Eddie Montgomery of Montgomery Gentry. Sun, Sept. 18 | Championship Dirt Track Auto Racing. Nex-Tech Grandstand is sponsored by Nex-Tech Wireless and Nex-Tech. Special Seating Areas:. MEL HAMBELTON FORD PARTY PIT. Want to party alongside the 2022...

Where’s Shane? At Hutchinson’s Cosmosphere

WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - Shane was talking Back to School this morning at Cosmosphere in Hutchinson. Throughout the school year, students will jump into some science experiments; Shane looks at some of the most classic experiments gracing science classrooms this year. You can also find more info on the Cosmosphere...

Women's Soccer: HutchCC picked third in Jayhawk West

The Hutchinson Community College women’s soccer team was picked to finish in the middle of the pack in the Jayhawk West in 2022 after the league’s annual coaches poll was released on Monday. The Blue Dragons were picked third in the five-team KJCCC Western Division by the league’s...

Kansas school districts get creative to address bus driver shortage

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – The school year is just days away. Some area school districts do not have enough bus drivers. That’s why one local superintendent is trading out his office chair for the driver’s seat. From pay increases to better routes, many school districts are working hard to attract drivers. The superintendent of the […]

Nonprofits will have workshop in Hutch Aug. 26

HUTCHINSON, Kan. — The Hutchinson Community Foundation is inviting area nonprofit staff and board members and other community partners to a professional development opportunity later this month. The Changemakers at Work Summit: Connected, Resilient & Thriving will be from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Aug. 26 at Cosmosphere. Kathryn...

Buhler USD 313 BOE Approves Publication of Proposed Budget, RNR Hearing Set

BUHLER – The Buhler USD 313 Board of Education Monday approved publication of a proposed 2022-23 budget that would carry a very marginal reduction in the district’s property tax levy. The published budget calls for a levy of 35.495 mills, which is just under 1.3 mills above the revenue neutral rate. A hearing on that budget and exceeding the RNR will be held September 12th at 5:30 p.m.
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Charging bison injures deputy; animal’s owner found dead

WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH/Gray News) - Authorities in Kansas say the owner of a bison was found gored to death the day after a sheriff’s deputy was injured by the animal. KWCH reports that Ellsworth County 911 received a call around 9 a.m. Monday from the aunt of 56-year-old Scott Schroeder, of Bushton, who found her nephew dead in a pen. She said she thought that a bison had killed him.