Feb 12, 2020 10:07 PM

HutchCC BOT to consider tuition and dorm fee increase

Posted Feb 12, 2020 10:07 PM

HUTCHINSON, Kan. — The Hutchinson Community College Board of Trustees will give consideration to a two-dollar hike in tuition fees during Thursday’s monthly meeting. Under the proposal before them, tuition fees would go up to $93 per credit hour for in-state students and $124 for out-of-state. Tuition for foreign students would also increase by $2 to $133 per credit hour.

The board is also considering a rate hike for dorms and meals. Under the proposal, overall fees would increase by about 3% depending on the type of dorm and meal plan you purchase. Traditional residence hall prices would go up to as high as $7,000 per year. Suit prices would increase to a maximum of $7,600 and apartment prices would go up to a high of $7,700. Also Thursday, the board will elect a new chair and vice-chair and take care of various board appointments.

Thursday’s meeting begins at 7 p.m. at the Shears Technology Center on the HutchCC campus.

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Feb 12, 2020 10:07 PM
Two women from Newton injured in violent I-70 crash

VICTORIA, Kan. — Two Harvey County residents were injured in an accident Wednesday morning in Ellis County.

The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a car driven by  63-year-old Cindy Sue Conlon, of Newton, was westbound on Interstate 70 near Walker Avenue.

Conlon failed to negotiate a curve, left the roadway, struck a cross over, went airborne and rolled once into the median.

Both Conlon and a passenger 25-year-old Caitlin Suzanne Conlon, also of Newton, were transported to Hays Medical Center. They were properly restrained at the time of the accident, according to the KHP.

The accident happened around 11 a.m. four-miles east of Victoria or about 12 miles east of Hays.