The $645,000 goal was missed just slightly, but the $641,853.06 raised by Hutchinson Countians for the Hutchinson County United Way is still impressive - very.
â€śI canâ€™t tell you how much I appreciate all you do,â€ť said United Way Director Julie Winters at yesterdayâ€™s Celebration Luncheon held at Graced Land East. â€śEvery charitable organization in our county will benefit from your generosity.â€ť
Agrium took the Industry Challenge and Cornerstone awards with 97% employee participation for a total of $43,113.
With the recent violent incident in Newtown, Conn., on the mind of many people, the President of the United States is considering some serious action.
On Wednesday, vice-president Joe Biden said that President Barack Obama intends to take serious action on gun control even if it means going around Congress and issuing executive orders to do so. He said the president will act.
Gas prices have dropped at Lowe's in Fritch! Kevin Keener, manager of Lowe's Supermarket in Fritch, said his boss instructed him to drop the wholesale price of gas to $2.89.