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Structure Fire at 5400 Block of East 4th

By the Hutchinson Fire Department HUTCHINSON, Kan. (April 22, 2024) — At approximately 1657 hours (4:57 p.m.) the Hutchinson Fire Department was dispatched to a structure fire in the 5400 block of East 4th. While enroute, crews were able... Read More.

Middle East shipping disruptions could ignite fertilizer prices

A combustible situation in the Middle East could ignite fertilizer prices. StoneX vice president of fertilizer Josh Linville says following a missile attack on a British container vessel transporting fertilizer in the waters of the Red Sea, ships are being rerouted. “Those vessels are deciding... Read More.

Fatal Wreck East of Sterling Sunday Night

By Lucky Kidd RICE COUNTY, Kan. — One person was killed and another injured in a two vehicle crash Sunday in southeast Rice County.The Kansas Highway Patrol said a vehicle driven by Skyler Warren of Great Bend was northbound... Read More.

RR Crossing Repairs to Close U.S. 56 on East Side of Ellinwood

ELLINWOOD, Kan. - Because of railroad crossing repairs, U.S. 56 will be closed on the east side of Ellinwood from Tuesday, June 13, through Saturday, June 17.Signs will direct motorists to a local detour using South Main Street and East E Street/Southeast 10 Road.See... Read More.

Has “Tornado Alley” Moved East?

UNDATED (HPM) - This year has already been an active one for tornadoes, with multiple outbreaks across the Midwest and South at the end of March. But recent weather patterns seem to have shifted many of the twisters to the east of the Great... Read More.