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September 05, 2019 - 8:04 pm
Hutchinson police say a woman who was found unconscious in an alley in August has died. Lora Beth Stratton, 29, had been on life support at a Wichita hospital since she was found strangled on Aug. 24. She died Wednesday. Two people were arrested in Stratton's assault. Reno County Deputy District...
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September 04, 2019 - 10:19 pm
Sailors from across the United States will be in Wichita and Hutchinson, beginning this coming Monday for the region’s first Navy Week. Events will include outreach activities with corporations, schools and other organizations. Navy Week program manager Lt. John Stevens says he enjoys promoting the...
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August 29, 2019 - 7:28 pm
Layoffs were announced late Thursday afternoon at the Excel Industries plant in Hesston. In a news release the company called it a "workforce reduction." They layoffs will impact approximately seventy production and office workers. The company will continue to operate both first and second shifts...
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August 18, 2019 - 8:03 am
Another quake has rattled the Hutchinson area overnight. It happened around 3:45 a.m. The quake was centered 3 miles southwest of Hutchinson and was a magnitude 4.1. There are reports of books falling off of shelves but no other reports of damage. A 4.2 magnitude earthquake rocked the same area...
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August 16, 2019 - 11:34 am
The U.S. Geological Survey says a 4.2 Magnitude earthquake shook parts of Kansas near South Hutchinson. The earthquake occurred at 7:59 a.m. Friday, with an epicenter about 3 miles from Hutchinson. In the following 44 minutes, three more aftershocks with magnitudes 2.6 or higher were also recorded...
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July 19, 2019 - 7:08 pm
The Reno County District Attorney has ruled that an officer-involved shooting that happened on June 20 in Hutchinson as justified. Police shot Brendan Jones in the leg during the standoff. District Attorney Keith Shroeder says officers knew that the 21-year old Jones had a long record of criminal...
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July 19, 2019 - 5:52 am
A Kansas inmate has been taken to a hospital after he fell while working on the Kansas State Fairgrounds in Hutchinson. The Hutchinson News reports that police say 38-year-old Christopher Boothby was on a lift working on a flag pole when he fell about 14 feet and hit his head. He is listed in fair...
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July 10, 2019 - 8:25 pm
Former western Kansas Congressman Tim Huelskamp has resigned as the leader of an Illinois-based group that dismisses climate change and promotes free-market policies. The Heartland Institute announced Huelskamp's departure last month from his job as the conservative think tank's president and chief...
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July 03, 2019 - 7:57 pm
A Kansas prison inmate serving 50 years for a brutal murder has been ordered to stand trial for attempted rape last year of a female correctional officer. A judge found sufficient evidence to bind Tanner Lee Green, 42, over for trial on Wednesday on alternate counts of attempted rape, aggravated...
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June 25, 2019 - 8:10 am
When a nonprofit group asked for donations to help the Hutchinson Zoo recover from flood damage, it hoped to raise $10,000 in a month or two. Supporters passed the goal in five days. A Facebook fundraiser organized by Friends of the Hutchinson Zoo started June 18 and passed the $10,000 goal...
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