Latest Hutchinson News

19-year-old to graduate from Washburn's School of Law

Nov. 10, 2021 09:22 AM EST

PECK, Kan. (AP) — A 19-year-old is getting ready to graduate from Washburn University's School of Law in Topeka. The Hutchinson News reports that Braxton Moral's parents have long known he was gifted. He skipped fourth grade and then took his first undergraduate class...

Attorney: Deputy who ran over Black man now works at prison

Oct. 27, 2021 16:45 PM EDT

BELLE PLAINE, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas sheriff’s deputy caught on dashcam video running over a Black man who was fleeing shirtless across a field is now working at the Hutchinson Correctional Facility while under criminal investigation, according to the attorney for the injured man. ...

Iowa St. wins another close one against No. 8 Cowboys 24-21

Oct. 23, 2021 20:52 PM EDT

AMES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa State is back in its familiar October form and right in the thick of the Big 12 race again. Brock Purdy threw for 307 yards and two touchdowns, the defense stopped Oklahoma State inches short on a fourth-and-2 late in the game, and the Cyclones...

Arkansas governor OKs bill allowing vaccine mandate opt-outs

Oct. 13, 2021 18:44 PM EDT

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Wednesday effectively approved a new law that will allow employees to opt-out of COVID-19 vaccine requirements, a move by fellow Republicans to challenge federal vaccine mandates. Hutchinson allowed the measure to...

Police: Teen tried to steal steal Humvee from armory

Oct. 09, 2021 15:44 PM EDT

HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) — A teen attempted to steal a military Humvee worth more than $100,000 from the National Guard Armory in Hutchinson and swung a hatchet at an armory staff member who tried to stop him, police say. The Hutchinson News reports that prosecutors...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 02, 2021 01:18 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Andale 48, Hesston 0 Andover 49, Wichita Heights 7 Andover Central 51, Valley Center 10 Atchison 45, KC Turner 12 Atchison County 42, Maur Hill - Mount Academy 29 ...

Friday's Scores

Sep. 18, 2021 00:57 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Andale 61, Wellington 6 Andover 28, Salina Central 19 Andover Central 35, Goddard-Eisenhower 13 Arkansas City 27, Goddard 21 Ashland 42, Cheylin 32 ...

Buffalo carved out of butter featured at Kansas State Fair

Sep. 12, 2021 17:23 PM EDT

HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) — Kansas's state animal — the buffalo — is being celebrated at the State Fair this year with a 700-pound butter sculpture. The Hutchinson News reports that a sculptor from Iowa, Sarah Pratt, had to do some research on buffaloes before she...

2020/2021 Hall of Fame inductees to get rings at stadiums

Sep. 09, 2021 13:34 PM EDT

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — Peyton Manning, Charles Woodson and Steve Hutchinson, inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in August, will receive their rings of excellence in a pair of celebrations each this season. All 19 living members of the classes of 2020 and 2021 will...

Charges filed in deaths of two people in Reno County

Sep. 02, 2021 14:17 PM EDT

HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) — A Eudora man has been charged with two counts of first-degree murder and one count of theft in the deaths of two men whose bodies were found last week in rural Reno County. Kyle Hardwick made his first court appearance Thursday and is being held...