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Half cent sales tax continues to pay for jail and other improvements

(Courtesy photo) HUTCHINSON, Kan. — We’ve been talking about the sales tax numbers for the month of August which reflect …Read More

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Tuesday weather

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Another hot and humid day. Thunderstorm chances will exist for portions of Central Kansas late this evening and tonight. Thunderstorm …Read More

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New home starts slow in Hutchinson

  HUTCHINSON, Kan. — The housing problems in the city of Hutchinson have been well documented and discussed within the city …Read More

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Fire destroys hay barn

BUHLER, Kan.— Fire swept through a pole barn in northern Reno County last night destroying its entire contents. According to …Read More

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ACT scores discussed by USD 308 Board

HUTCHINSON, Kan. — Students in Hutchinson USD 308 did well in their ACT test in 2014. According to figures released …Read More

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Ex-Im bank supports Siemens wind projects in South America

HUTCHINSON,  Kan. — With its future in doubt, the Export-Import Bank announced Monday that it is loaning Peruvian wind farms …Read More

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Daily Bookings: Car chase, child abuse and drugs

Missouri man leads local law enforcement on high-speed chase [ By FRED GOUGH ] HUTCHINSON, Kan. — A 39-year-old Bates …Read More

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County Sales Tax collections still ahead of last year

HUTCHINSON, Kan. — The county sales tax numbers for August show a drop from last month, but is still more …Read More

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Tests requested on trailer involved in fatal crash of Reno Co. Deputy

GREAT BEND, Kan. (AP) — Police in Great Bend want to know why a trailer that killed a Hutchinson couple …Read More

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Underground water levels hold steady

  HALSTEAD, Kan. — Underground water levels remain steady despite heavy irrigation in central Kansas. Tim Boese with the Equus …Read More

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Gas line break closes major intersection

HUTCHINSON, Kan. — Authorities were forced to close off the intersection of 17th Avenue and Severance after a gas line was …Read More

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Fly Around Dine Around caps off busy weekend at Cosmosphere

HUTCHINSON, Kan. — It was a who’s who of pilots and astronauts as the Cosmosphere held its third annual Fly …Read More

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Reno County woman involved in Sunday accident with tree

 WELLSVILLE, Kan. — A Reno County woman was involved in an accident just after 3 p.m. on Sunday in Franklin County. …Read More

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Saturday Weather

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Isolated storms are expected over most areas through midweek, with the best chances across central Kansas. Highs will be mostly …Read More

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UPDATE: Officers tase man after he comes at them with knife

Hutch man jailed after altercation with police Thursday night [ By FRED GOUGH ]HUTCHINSON, Kan. — A 53-year-old Hutchinson man arrested for …Read More

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Alcohol suspected in motorcycle crash in the county

PARTRIDGE, Kan. — A 30-year-old Sylvia man was injured in a motorcycle accident in the county early Friday morning. Robert …Read More

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Three area lottery players to enjoy Kansas Speedway races

TOPEKA, Kan. — A Hutchinson man is one of 30 Kansas Lottery players who will experience NASCAR racing at its best …Read More

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UPDATED: Reno County farmer dies in mowing accident

HUTCHINSON, Kan. — An 86-year-old Hutchinson area man was killed in a mowing accident Friday morning. He has been identified …Read More

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Officers tase man after he comes at them with knife

  HUTCHINSON, Kan. — After two police shootings recently in Newton and Haysville, a Hutchinson man may be lucky he was …Read More

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Daily Bookings

Suspects in series of local burglaries enter pleas as charged [ By FRED GOUGH ]HUTCHINSON, Kan. —  Two people suspected …Read More

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Kansas State Fair announces ‘Thank-You Thursday’

HUTCHINSON, Kan. — The Kansas State Fair will celebrate ThankYou Thursday, Sept. 11. “Fund-raising efforts have enabled us to offer …Read More

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Thursday Weather

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Thunderstorms are scheduled to return to central Kansas tonight, a few of which may produce penny-sized hail and 50-55 mph …Read More

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