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Benefit for Deuel Co. deputy nets $7K

 

Ryan Hermens

The Cheyenne County Sheriff's Office hosted a benefit breakfast and run and walk on Saturday morning for Deuel County Deputy Mike Hutchinson. Sixty-five runners and walkers participated in the 5K events and about 1,000 pancakes were served. The money raised – $7,400 – is being donated to Hutchinson and his family.

Volunteers served about 1,000 pancakes on Saturday morning during a benefit breakfast for a Deuel County sheriff's deputy shot four times in the line of duty last month.

As groups of diners filed into the warmth of a building at the Cheyenne County Fairgrounds to eat, 65 runners and walkers were covering 5 kilometers on the sunny but brisk morning.

Between both events, $7,400 was raised to help Deuel County Deputy Mike Hutchinson as he continues to recover from his injuries.

"I was very pleased with the turnout," said Cheyenne County Sheriff's Office Chief Deputy Fred Wiedeburg, who helped...



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