Hesston

September 26, 2018 - 11:57 pm
One person was arrested following a police stand-off in Harvey County. It happened around noon on Wednesday in the 8600 block of N. Mission Road, (west of Hesston). Harvey County Sheriff Chad Gay says a homeowner found his garage door open, and discovered an intruder inside the home. The suspect...
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Dreamstime
February 22, 2018 - 7:28 pm
A pawn shop in Newton is the focus of a lawsuit related to the sale of firearms used in a mass shooting in Hesston in 2016. The Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence filed the lawsuit Wednesday in Harvey County. The shooter at the Excel Industries plant in Hesston, identified as Cedric Ford, was a...
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Sipa USA
February 20, 2018 - 4:50 pm
Hesston Police Chief Doug Schroeder was among 12 law enforcement officers from across the country who were honored with a Medal of Valor. President Donald Trump recognized Schroeder and others in a ceremony Tuesday at the White House. He was honored for his response to a report of an active shooter...
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Dreamstime
January 22, 2018 - 10:11 pm
Winter weather has prevented a group of Kansas students from returning home after an accident in Colorado. The accident happened Sunday near Burlington Colorado on I-70. The bus they were riding in struck a jackknifed semi on the highway. There were no serious injuries, but several students were...
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Dreamstime
June 22, 2017 - 12:35 pm
HESSTON, Kan. (AP) — Excel Industries in Hesston says it is reorganizing its operations and will lay off about 270 employees, effective immediately. Excel announced the layoffs Thursday in a letter sent to employees. The plant was the scene of a shooting that left four dead and 14 wounded in 2016...
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Dreamstime
June 21, 2017 - 10:56 pm
HESSTON, Kan. (KNSS) – Excel Industries told employees on Wednesday about plans of reorganization that will include layoffs at their Hesston plant. KSN News reports that first and second shift workers were told to accept a FedEx delivery on Thursday that contains a letter that states if the...
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