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Dr. Humayun Ashraf has joined the Pulmonology Department at the Hutchinson Clinic.Born and raised in Winfield, Dr. Ashraf is Fellowship Trained and Board ...



Biden's electability is a myth - News  Wellington Daily News

WASHINGTON -- Despite a lackluster debate performance, former vice president Joe Biden is still holding on to his lead in the race for the Democratic ...



Royals pull away late, top Tigers - News  Wellington Daily News

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The mental hiatus operated as the most critical interval provided by this week's All-Star break, a welcomed chance for the Royals to ...



Darling selected as new board president  Wellington Daily News

The Leavenworth Board of Education has a new president.



Royals call up Starling from Omaha  Wellington Daily News

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Royals are bringing Bubba Starling to the majors, culminating a journey for the hometown hero and former first-round draft pick that ...



Stroberg seeks 114th House seat  Wellington Daily News

Jeff Stroberg, a Democrat living in Reno North Township near Hutchinson, is running for the 114th Kansas House District seat in 2020.State Rep. Jack Thimesch ...



Cowley College offering Football Officiating class  Cowley College News

Cowley College's Sumner Campus is teaming up with Wellington High School, the Greater Wichita Officials Association, and the Kansas State High School ...



Sports briefs - News  Wellington Daily News

Hesston golfer. places at state. WELLINGTON — Hesston High School golfer Grant Brenneman tied for 17th out of 101 golfers at the Kansas Junior Golf ...



Things to do  Wellington Daily News

1. 2019 Ulster Project Car Wash: 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Trinity Catholic High School, 1400 E 17th Ave, Hutchinson. Hosted by Ulster Project of Greater ...



Remember rules for pools, lawn furniture - News  Wellington Daily News

Fort Leavenworth Frontier Heritage Communities Fort Leavenworth Frontier Heritage Communities would like to share a few safety tips to help keep everyone's ...



Businesss briefs - News  Wellington Daily News

BCC GED Prep Class starts soonOrientation classes are the first step to obtaining the Kansas State High School Diploma through the GED Prep Program.



Programs that prepare you for college - Lifestyle  Wellington Daily News

TeenLife.comThis article appears in College Prep 2019. Get a taste of college life, explore possible majors or challenge your comfort zone in a foreign country.



Riptides like a family to Baptista  Wellington Daily News

Youth swimmers across eastern Kansas dive into the water for the Eastern Kansas Swim League when the calendar hits June. Leavenworth County has two ...



Former Wellington High band director pleads guilty to sex crime with underage student  Wichita Eagle

The former band director at a Kansas middle school and high school has pleaded guilty to a sex crime involving a child. Benjamin Leslie Olson, 30, pleaded ...



Falcons poised for Grand Slam  Wellington Daily News

The 29th annual Kansas Grand Slam will mark the first time in 25 years that the Salina Pestinger Falcons have entered their own tournament as defending ...



Coach sees changes, generations of high school athletes  Wellington Daily News

Longtime Wellington High School track and cross country coach Charles Wallace stopped by the Wellington Daily News after previous attempts to get a picture ...



Cromer Scholarship recipients named from Skyline  Wellington Daily News

South Central Community Foundation in Pratt is pleased to announce Sydney Koirth, Kayla Flora, and Kara Bower are the 2019 John F. and Susan M. Cromer ...



Our legacy of liberty - News  Wellington Daily News

We charge you, King George, with "a long train of abuses" designed to "establish an absolute tyranny over these states."Our 1776 Declaration of Independence ...



John L. Miller  Wellington Daily News

STERLING - John Leo Miller, 78, passed away July 2, 2019, at his home. He was born September 30, 1940, in Sterling, Kansas, the son of Guy L. and Hazel ...



Church Events - News  Wellington Daily News

Church of the Brethren505 N. Eighth St.Sunday: Adult Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.; worship *service*, 10:45 a.m., with Pastor Bob Bates giving the message "The ...



Avoid these overdone admissions essay topics  Wellington Daily News

This article appears in College Prep 2019. Teachers know it, guidance counselors know it, even colleges know it: High school students dread writing the ...



Dorothy L. Riggle - News  Wellington Daily News

Dorothy L. Riggle, 85, of El Dorado passed away on June 17, 2019 in El Dorado. Dorothy's life began on March 24, 1934, in Anthony, the daughter of William ...



Chelsey Nicole Chaffin  Wellington Daily News

A celebration of life for the family and friends of Chelsey Nicole Chaffin, of Hutchinson, will be held on Saturday, July 13, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. at New Resurrection ...



Brooke McCorkle continues to set records in powerlifting at Wellington High School  Wellington Daily News

Wellington High School senior Brooke McCorkle continues to smash athletic records in her final months as a Crusader. Recently, Brooke became the first ...



Silicon Valley Came to Kansas Schools. That Started a Rebellion.  The New York Times

Public schools in Kansas rolled out a web-based learning platform backed by Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg. Now students have staged walkouts and sit-ins.



Alex Weston Sheridan  Wellington Daily News

Alex Weston Sheridan, of South Hutchinson, was born August 29, 1920, to Lee M. and Edith L. (Allen) Sheridan and died July 1, 2019, at Hutchinson Regional ...



Wellington parents concerned about 'Summit Learning' curriculum  KWCH

Parents in the Wellington school district say they're concerned about a new curriculum called, 'Summit Learning.'



Wellington school band director charged with having sexual relations with student  Wichita Eagle

Sumner County, KS, prosecutors charged Wellington High School band director Ben Olson with unlawful sexual relations between a teacher and a student after ...



Janice LaRue Coker  Wellington Daily News

HOISINGTON - Janice LaRue Coker, 88, died June 22, 2019, at Woodhaven Care Center, Ellinwood. She was born April 16, 1931, in rural Rice County, Kansas, ...



Victor David Savage - Obituaries  Wellington Daily News

Victor David Savage ALEX, Okla. - Victor David Savage was born in Foraker, Osage County, Oklahoma June 14, 1939, to Leo David Savage and Ruth Arlene ...



Lively debate at meeting for redesign Wednesday evening  Wellington Daily News

There was a meeting held at Wellington High School last Wednesday evening for educators to speak to the public about the new redesign program. There were ...



Large solar power system goes online at Kansas high school  Wellington Daily News

WICHITA — A Wichita-area high school is operating one of the largest privately-owned solar power systems in Kansas and hopes to generate enough energy in ...



Ulysses teen: Countdown to Harvard degree  Wellington Daily News

ULYSSES — Braxton Moral, 17, collected his Ulysses High School diploma Sunday afternoon, but absent from the gymnasium were his two biggest boosters, ...



Lady Tiger volleyball team signs Argonia High School standout  Wellington Daily News

The Cowley College volleyball team has signed Cora Vineyard of Argonia, Kansas to begin her college career in the fall of 2019.Vineyard, a 5-foot-10 outside ...



Can Kansas schools teach coding without dropping math, science?  Wellington Daily News

A teenager wakes up, gets ready for school. Slips a smartphone into her pocket on the way out the door.Her day may well include some biology or chemistry, ...



Chamber honors Mike Wilmoth, Jessica Yunker, and Bee Creative Toys  Wellington Daily News

Another year has now gone by and the 96th Annual Celebration and Award Ceremony was held last Saturday evening at Memorial Auditorium. This year's live ...



Wellington High School band instructor placed on leave  KSN-TV

Wellington Police Chief Tracy Heath also confirmed the department is investigating Olson. No further details have been released at this time.



Miltonvale under Boil Water Advisory - News  Wellington Daily News

TOPEKA – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has issued a boil water advisory for the City of Miltonvale, which is located in Cloud ...



Wellington Middle School Cross Country League Results - News  Wellington Daily News

Wellington Middle School Cross Country 2018 MEET: Patriot League (West) Date: 10/15/2018 Where: Mulvane High School.



Would You Want to Learn With a Personalized, Online Learning Program Instead of a Teacher?  The New York Times

How much classroom time do you spend learning online? Do you enjoy it and wish you had more of it? Or would you rather spend more time offline, working ...



Mercury 7 districts, including Wellington, share school redesign plans with State Board  Wellington Daily News

Mercury 7 districts share school redesign plans with State Board School districts selected in August 2017 to participate in the Mercury 7 Kansans Can School ...



Betty Bean obituary - News  Wellington Daily News

Betty Lou Eckl Bean was born on April 4, 1928, in Ness City, Kansas. She was the youngest of three daughters born to Joe an Ina Eckl. Betty graduated from ...



Board names interim superintendent  Wellington Daily News

The Lansing Board of Education has named an interim superintendent for the 2019-2020 school year.



Shawnee Heights student heading to Germany  Wellington Daily News

Lindsay Baltzell will spend her junior year in Germany.The Shawnee Heights High School student was awarded the Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange ...



Perry Reservoir sitting at 89.2 percent of its flood plain; weather continues to wreak havoc on holiday camping, fishing plans  Wellington Daily News

Editor's note: This story was updated at 8:56 a.m. Saturday with new figures] Memorial Day weekend is here, but the typical activities associated with the holiday ...



Wellington public storm shelter locations - News  Wellington Daily News

According to the March newsletter from Wellington Fire/EMS, Public Storm Shelters are located at Sumner County Hospital, 1324 North A, and Wellington ...



Not forgotten  Wellington Daily News

The ground was swampy from the recent rains, but the crowd at Prairie Lawn Cemetery, met with a warm weather and a cool morning breeze as they gathered ...



Wellington Heat 2019 season commences  Wellington Daily News

Wellington Heat General Manager Kylee Twyman offered her analysis of the 2019 edition of the Heat squad in terms of camaraderie. “From the very first day of ...



Flash flood watch in effect through early Saturday  Wellington Daily News

After a brief respite, rain returned to the capital city and much of Kansas on Friday. It could stay for a while, too.More storms are expected over the Memorial Day ...



Kansas finds long-range threat  Wellington Daily News

LAWRENCE — Kansas basketball may have found its long-range threat.Iowa graduate transfer Isaiah Moss, a 6-foot-5, 208-pound guard out of Chicago, ...



End of an era at Koehn Motors in Wellington  Wellington Daily News

Ever since Robyn Koehn Halper announced on social media that Koehn Motors would be closing at the end of October, the days have been counting down until ...



The skys the limit  Wellington Daily News

Twenty-three pilots are competing in the US Club Class National Championships at Sunflower Gliderport from June 4 - 13. The gliderport is located southwest of ...



Huge changes coming for some Wellington students  KWCH

For some Kansas students next year, when it comes to learning, it won't matter what grade you're in as much as where you are academically.



Police Calls—update for May 19, 2019 - News  Wellington Daily News

Police callsPeople booked into the Shawnee County Jail in connection with felonies.Richard Javier Soler Jr., 48, in connection with aggravated burglary, ...



Maizes Caleb Grill, Washburn Rurals Carly Bachelor win top awards at Best of Kansas Preps banquet  Wellington Daily News

Multi-sports standouts Caleb Grill, of Maize, and Carly Bachelor, of Washburn Rural, garnered top honors Thursday night at the second annual Best of Kansas ...



Iconic Augusta coach passes away  Wellington Daily News

Gus Garcia, the son of Mexican immigrants who made it from Douglass High School to the National Wrestling Hall of Fame, has died at age 80.A legendary ...



Flooding moves Country Stampede to Topeka  Wellington Daily News

The Country Stampede is coming to Topeka.Due to severe flooding and safety concerns at Tuttle Creek State Park in Manhattan, Country Stampede officials ...



Flooding, evacuations reported along Wildcat Creek near Manhattan  Wellington Daily News

Continued heavy rainfall is resulting in flooding in portions of east-central and northeast Kansas, with residents in the Manhattan and the Keats communities of ...



Oxford USD 358 prepares for November Bond Vote - News  Wellington Daily News

The Board of Education of Oxford USD No. 358 by resolution has scheduled an election requesting the authority to issue no more than $6 million in general ...



Kansas Supreme Court affirms constitutionality of revised K-12 funding law  Wellington Daily News

A unanimous Kansas Supreme Court ruled Friday a $90 million appropriation to the public school system complied with a clause in the Kansas Constitution ...



Kansas in Brief  Wellington Daily News

Preliminary hearing set in escape caseLEAVENWORTH — A preliminary hearing has been scheduled for a Lansing Correctional Facility inmate who is accused ...



Fort Riley ceremony honors sacrifice of Big Red One soldiers in D-Day invasion  Wellington Daily News

Troops stationed at Fort Riley joined the rest of the free world Thursday in celebration of the 75th anniversary of the daring D-Day invasion that led to victory over ...



Local man pronounced dead after shooting in central Topeka  Wellington Daily News

One man was pronounced dead at a Topeka hospital after being shot Saturday night, according to the Topeka Police Department. No arrests have been made in ...



Flood warnings issued - News  Wellington Daily News

With additional heavy rainfall, the National Weather *Service* has issued new flood warnings for the Missouri River in Leavenworth and Stranger Creek in ...



Crusader alumni Ryleigh Buck continues to achieve success on and off the softball field at Wichita State  Wellington Daily News

Since graduating from Wellington High School, Ryleigh Buck has kept very busy with both sports as well as academics. She is now making a name for herself ...



Student arrested for bomb threat at Wellington High School  KAKE

School administrators notified police shortly after noon Friday after the discovery of a note indicating a bomb could be found on the high school campus.



Wellington Middle School tennis results from Thursday - News  Wellington Daily News

According to Terri Driskell, Wellington Middle School Girls and Boys Tennis Coach, “the Wellington Middle School Girls Tennis Team opened their season on ...



Cosmosphere avoids repeat of previous flooding - News  Wellington Daily News

Pumps installed after 2007 flooding have been “a lifesaver” for the Cosmosphere, according to the space museum's President and Chief Executive Officer Jim ...



Regional mental health bed project stymied - News  Wellington Daily News

The state of Kansas sought proposals in late 2018 for vendors who could provide regional community beds for people suffering from mental health problems.



Flooding continues - News  Wellington Daily News

The Missouri River remains in a flood stage in the Leavenworth area. But forecasters do not believe flooding from the river will be as bad as previously predicted.



YoNash accepts limited partnership  Wellington Daily News

Daniel J. YoNash, an Edward Jones financial advisor in Wellington, has accepted an invitation to become a limited partner in The Jones Financial Cos., the ...



Heavy rains increase flood potential in Ellis County  Wellington Daily News

Ellis County was out of the target area for the worst of Monday night's severe weather, but rain in the forecast through Wednesday night could present other ...



Wellington High School student killed in motorcycle crash  KWCH

A balloon release was held before Friday night's football game in Wellington for 16-year-old Stephen Jamerson.



Dodge City competitors proud of showing at Miss Kansas  Wellington Daily News

The Miss Dodge City Organization had a lot to smile about following the Miss Kansas Pageant in Pratt last week. Representing the organization in the Miss ...



Knights make it five in a row, with Shaw edging Herrenbruck for medalist honors  Wellington Daily News

HESSTON — Even when it's not at full strength, the Sacred Heart golf team can be quite formidable.The Knights won their fifth consecutive Class 2A state team ...



Miss Wichita, Annika Wooton, wins 2019 Miss Kansas  Wellington Daily News

Miss Wichita Annika Wooton succeeded in winning the 2019 Miss Kansas Competition after seven years of vying for the crown.Wooton, from Overland Park, ...



Jerry and Glenda Martin  Wellington Daily News

Jerry and Glenda Martin, Hutchinson, will celebrate their 55th wedding anniversary with an open house from 2 to 5 p.m., Saturday, June 1, at 1011 West First ...



Oxford USD 358 schedules bond election - News  Wellington Daily News

Voters in Sumner County USD 358 (Oxford Schools) will go to the polls on Tuesday, November 6th (the general election date) to decide if now is the right time to ...



Student news - News  Wellington Daily News

Ford graduates from Michigan TechHOUGHTON, Mich. - Sophia K. Ford of Wilson was among more than 850 graduates honored at Michigan Technological ...



Some USD 308 workers to get about 4.5 percent raises  Wellington Daily News

The Hutchinson USD 308 school board Monday approved new salary schedules for administrative and classified positions that will hike the district's costs next ...



Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt asks high court to settle appointment dispute  Wellington Daily News

Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt on Monday asked the Kansas Supreme Court to settle a dispute over the governor's authority to fill an appeals court ...



The loss of Wichita's Starlite Drive-In reminds people in Wellington what they lost seventeen years ago  Wellington Daily News

The Starlite Drive-In, in Wichita, is officially closed. Its final screenings of Oct. 13th were its final ones. The closure of the drive-in means there are only a few left ...



Retailer Topshop closing all U.S. stores  Wellington Daily News

British clothing retailer Topshop will close all its U.S. locations, the company announced this week.The 11 American stores are part of a larger group of 23 stores ...



Peabody Museum reopens after years of renovations  Wellington Daily News

PEABODY — The reopening of the Peabody Museum at 210 N. Walnut St. will be celebrated with a free open house from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 25.



Fathers Day Special: Q & A with Heath Gerstner  Wellington Daily News

Father's Day is around the corner, so it's only right to recognize all the fathers in McPherson County who are full-time coaches while being full-time dads. That is ...



Park damaged by floods could reopen soon  Wellington Daily News

LEAVENWORTH — Landing Park could be open in time for Memorial Day weekend, a city official said.The downtown Leavenworth park has been closed since ...



Church alive and vibrant  Wellington Daily News

SMOLAN — Rumbles might erupt if the spirits of founders visited Salemsborg Lutheran Church, especially on Holy Humor Sunday.They would find Pastor Bill ...



Smoky Valleys Belle Peters vaults to state record  Wellington Daily News

WICHITA — Belle Peters liked her chances of winning a state title in her feature event at the Kansas State Track and Field Championships.Getting a state record ...



Swollen Marais des Cygnes River  Wellington Daily News

Hide caption. The Marais des Cygnes River in Ottawa crested early Thursday morning at 29.4 feet, which is two feet below flood stage of 31 feet. The river level ...



Coach sees changes in generations of athletes  Hays Daily News

Longtime Wellington High School track and cross country coach Charles Wallace has the affections of the kids he has coached. He wears a cap they gave him ...



Kansas A to Z: C is for Cosmosphere  Wellington Daily News

HUTCHINSON — Across the United States, the nation will be celebrating one of its most significant science and engineering accomplishments of the 20th ...



Flooding in Butler County closes schools  Wellington Daily News

Heavy rainfall across Butler County on Tuesday night closed roads and left some residents stranded. Several rainfall amounts of three to six inches have been ...



New airport terminal project stalled  Wellington Daily News

GARDEN CITY — Plans to build a new terminal at Garden City Regional Airport have been put on hold following news that the airport did not receive a Federal ...



Medicaid expansion supporters drown out Kansas Senate proceedings  Wellington Daily News

Medicaid expansion supporters burst into chants and song during Senate proceedings Wednesday morning, bringing the chamber to a halt.The Rev.



While other retailers are shrinking, Burlington is adding stores  Wellington Daily News

While countless well-known retailers have been shuttering stores in recent months, Burlington is bucking that trend.The chain, formerly known as Burlington ...



Throwback Thursday  Wellington Daily News

Today's installment of Throwback Thursday takes us to the northeast corner of Avenue G and South Severance.On July 2, 1885, Hutchinson was selected as the ...



Slate Creek is one of the crown jewels of Sumner County  Wellington Daily News

It is a small, almost unremarkable creek when it starts out near K-42 highway in the northwestern corner of Sumner County. To many people, it is first seen as it ...



Kansas property owners lash out at wind farms in support of proposed restrictions  Wellington Daily News

Amy Brown held her two young sons to her side Tuesday as she fought back tears and lashed out at the company that plans to surround her home south of ...



Kansas Supreme Court says state constitution guarantees abortion rights  Wellington Daily News

The Kansas Supreme Court on Friday declared the state constitution guarantees women the right to an abortion, effectively blocking a law that bans a second ...



Ask Hutch: Lights, phone books ... action  Wellington Daily News

This week, readers wondered about a new kind of turning light, where to find phone books and Hutchinson's Fourth of July parade. Q: In Oklahoma, they use ...



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