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Friday morning house fire displaces residents

A fire in a home on East Fifth Avenue in Hutchinson Friday morning that displaced the residents remains under investigation. The occupants called 911 about 9 a.m. after discovering the fire at the back of the rental property at 922 E. Fifth Ave., Hutchinson Fire Chief Steven Beer reported. Crews...
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Occupants escape morning fire in Hutchinson

WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - The Hutchinson Fire Department responded Friday morning to a house fire on 5th Avenue. Upon arrival at approximately 9 a.m., crews found fire in the rear of the home but quickly deemed it under control. The fire was contained to the attached porch of the home with some interior damage.
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McPherson Sentinel newspaper has been sold

The McPherson Sentinel newspaper has been sold. CherryRoad Media has announced the acquisition of The Sentinel, along with several other Kansas newspapers that have been owned by Gannett. The announcement was made on The Sentinel’s website. The company also has purchased The Newton Kansan, Pratt Tribune, Hays Daily News, Garden...
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Retired Hutchinson doctor joins an elite list of US pilots recognized by the FAA

Retired Hutchinson doctor Gary Pease marked two things off his bucket list a few Sundays ago. He returned to the cockpit of a small plane for the first time in two years to mark his 80th birthday on Sept. 12 by flying out of Hutchinson Regional Airport. He also joined an elite list of U.S. pilots awarded the “Wright Brothers Master Pilot Award.”

Clevenger, MHS girls win Invite titles

McPherson High’s Chloe Clevenger says she never looks back to see who’s behind her when she’s racing because it slows her down. That wouldn’t have been a worry on Thursday in the McPherson Invitational at Wall Park as Clevenger probably could have run backwards the final few yards as she was that far in front.
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McPherson artist explores retirement emotions in new exhibit

For Wayne Conyers of McPherson, retirement was a big deal. He had spent 44 years of teaching art, most recently at McPherson College, before retiring. It is working through his feelings of retirement that led to his newest work, “Free Falling Series: Taking a Leap into the Great Unknown.”. “I’m...

Football classification changes released

HUTCHINSON, Kan. — Chances are slim for Hutchinson to meet its former coach Randy Dreiling in the 5A football playoffs, but it could happen. Starting next year, they are none. The Saints, along with Kansas City Schlagle are dropping to Class 4A from 5A for football starting in the 2022-23...
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Developer brings complaints to Hutchinson council

A Hutchinson man wanting to build an RV storage facility on East Fourth Avenue complained to the Hutchinson City Tuesday about the requirements city planning staff are imposing. Kip Hildebrand, who previously served on the Hutchinson Planning Commission, said he was unaware of the restrictions and has already paid for...

Late score sinks Moundridge, 34-30

MOUNDRIDGE – Medicine Lodge’s Chance Winter plunged in from yard with 1:20 left in the game Thursday to give the Chiefs a 34-30 victory over Moundridge. The game was moved up a day due to a celebration this weekend in Medicine Lodge. The Wildcats had upset on their mind as...

Hutchinson church hosting interactive event this weekend

HUTCHINSON, Kan. — Hutchinson First Church of the Nazarene is hosting a the Compassion Journey event this weekend to encourage child sponsorship. "You can come," said Pastor Kent Pedersen. "We actually have over 175 people signed up online to go through the Compassion Journey. You put some headsets on, or your Airpods and you can listen to a journey as you walk through different parts of a child's life, a real child's life, to experience what it's like to be in another part of the world."
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RSV research study coming to Harvey, Butler and Sedgwick counties

If you don't know much about Respiratory Syncytial Virus and how it can affect adults, you are not alone. That is because, according to the Mayo Clinic, In adults and older, healthy children, RSV symptoms are mild and typically mimic the common cold. But not always, and According to The...

New Radiation Oncologist explains how treatment works

HUTCHINSON, Kan. — Dr. Shirley Butler is the new Radiation Oncologist at Chalmers Cancer Center, part of Hutchinson Regional Healthcare System. Her job is different from those who do surgery or use chemotherapy as part of a cancer treatment regimen. "We don't do any cutting," Butler said. "It's all through...

No. 1 Little River defeats Ellsworth in dual

LITTLE RIVER — Little River’s volleyball team celebrated its shiny, new No. 1 state ranking in Class 1A on Thursday with a tough dual victory over Ellsworth in a best-of-5 match. The Redskins needed only 4 sets for the 25-20, 19-25, 25-16, 25-19 victory. “It took 4 sets to do...

Daily Weather Forecast For Hutchinson

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Hutchinson: Friday, September 24: Partly sunny during the day; while partly cloudy overnight; Saturday, September 25: Sunny during the day; while clear overnight; Sunday, September 26: Sunny during the day; while mostly clear overnight; Monday, September 27: Mostly sunny during
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Business people for Sept. 26

Our new employees were sworn in last week to the Hutchinson Police Department, including one new police officer. The four included Officer Manuel Luna, Animal Shelter Technician Zane Nichols, Animal Shelter Front Desk Associate Mindy Stagner and Police Service Aide Shyanne Henkis. Luna, 27, is a Hutchinson native and Hutchinson...

Smith’s Market Family Business Locally Owned and Operated Since 1933

If you have spent time in Downtown Hutchinson chances are you have stopped in to Smith’s Market. If not you must do so next time you are there. This vintage grocery store offers everything from fresh local produce to nostalgic candy and plenty of items that will have you feeling reminiscent of your childhood days.

Union State Bank gifts $10k to hospital

Bringing Union State Bank’s contribution to $110,000 since 2011, the bank has renewed its $10,000 annual donation to the William Newton Healthcare Foundation. This gift names Union State Bank as presenting sponsor for the foundation’s major fundraiser, a formal gala and benefit auction. “Union State Bank is proud to continue...

Austin: Banking proposal could create 'slippery slope'

HUTCHINSON, Kan. — Kansas State Treasurer candidate Michael Austin wants to make sure that Kansans don't have to deal with intrusion into their financial lives. "President Biden wants access to your bank account, so that the IRS can better squeeze every single tax dollar, in order to finance the government's record setting deficits and debt," Austin said.