Hunter Funk, KSN News Wichita

Hunter Funk

KSN News Wichita

Wichita, KS, United States

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Past articles by Hunter:

Andover couple celebrate wedding anniversary by taking shelter

ANDOVER, Kan. (KSNW) – An Andover couple spent their 16th wedding anniversary huddled around one of their daughters, as the tornado barreled over top of their home. → Read More

State budget includes $50 million for businesses forced to shut down

Businesses ordered to close or had to restrict operations during the COVID-19 pandemic will receive funding. → Read More

Bionic woman defying the odds after having arm amputated

It has been one year since a Kansan became the first person in the nation to receive a myoelectric arm. → Read More

WSU gets international recognition for wheelchair accessible aircraft

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – A vision of accessibility is taking flight at Wichita State and it’s getting international recognition. → Read More

Wichita Wind Surge groundskeeper perfects his skills on and off the field

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – Nothing says springtime like some baseball. It’s the opening weekend for the Wichita Wind Surge and curveballs won’t be catching staff off guard. They are keeping their head in the game. → Read More

Local janitor being called an unsung hero

A Newton High School janitor is taking the spotlight for his work ethic and positivity. → Read More

Nearly three dozen COVID screeners find permanent jobs at area hospitals

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW)– Covid-19 door screening is no longer required at Ascension Via Christi hospitals and medical centers. It meant that 31 temporary paid screeners, who managed public and emergency room entrances, had to be let go. → Read More

Wichita State professor tracks radiation, keeping an eye overseas

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) -A Wichita State University professor is using his resources to track the radiation levels from the war in Ukraine and teach his students at the same time. → Read More

2022 St. Jude Dream Home sneak peek inside

The 2022 St. Jude Dream Home is in the works, and you’re two weeks away from getting the chance to reserve your ticket. → Read More

Great Bend woman is the light through dark times

GREAT BEND, Kan. (KSNW) – One woman from Great Bend is making a difference in her community by putting others before herself and inspiring the next Generation, one person at a time. → Read More

How you can support farmers in crisis today

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – From illnesses and injuries to wildfires and natural disasters, farm rescuers are volunteers that give a hand to those in a challenging situation. National Farm Rescuer Day falls on the third Thursday of March, and it was started in 2005 by Farm Rescue, a nonprofit organization. Dan Erdman, Farm Rescue program […] → Read More

Kansas is one of the top states for allergy sufferers

Kansas is the second most challenging state to live in when it comes to seasonal allergies. → Read More

Real-time translator headphones bridge mental health gap

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW)-In real time, these headphone sets can translate one language into another. → Read More

Dry conditions keep firefighters busy

Dry conditions are creating challenges for the Wichita Fire Department. With high winds expected, it has crews urging residents to be vigilant. → Read More

KSN political analyst weighs in after State of the Union

or a perspective of the speech, KSN News political analyst Jeff Jarman, director and professor of the Elliott School of communications at Wichita State University, helped break it down. → Read More

Air quality concerns raised ahead of Flint Hills burning season

You may notice more smoke in the air this month and next as burning begins in the Flint Hills. → Read More

High schoolers swimming through the night for a good cause

Swimmers across the region will complete a 100-mile relay this weekend. → Read More

Volunteers in Wichita and Sedgwick County hold homeless count

Volunteers in Wichita and Sedgwick County are holding the point-in-time homeless count Thursday. → Read More

Kansas teen’s business, Goosebusters, focuses on poop removal

Geese leave behind big messes, but who are you going to call? It’s not “Ghostbusters,” but rather Goosebusters. → Read More

Wrinkles to tinkles, botox is helping with overactive bladder

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) –Botox is typically known for its ability to fill in wrinkles and make people look younger, but for one woman it’s not about the looks. It’s the feeling of being young again. → Read More