BENEFIT FOR HUTTONS SATURDAY: Positive Outlook, Humor, Appreciation Helps Family Cope With Adversity

By Mike Brue RURAL GRAND FORKS When Chris Hutton learned last year that his wife was pregnant, “it seemed at that point,” he recalled, “it was the happiest news I’d had in a long time.” Then came the past six months, when, he said, “everything was going on.” “And seeing him now. . . .”…
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Attention, Scavengers: Nov. 3 Hunt Set In Grand Forks-EGF To Raise Money For Hutton Mom, Baby Son

If you’re hunting for something fun to do on Sat., Nov. 3, you might find a Greater Grand Forks scavenger hunt much to your liking — particularly one that is raising money for a good cause. The scavenger hunt at the Eagles Club in East Grand Forks, Minn., begins with a social hour from noon to…
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Grand Forks Baby, Subject Of Nov. 10 Benefit, Gets Sound Assistance

Little Mason Hutton turned 5 months old today, and a relatively new hearing aid in his left ear ensures that he hears his mommy and daddy’s praise – even if he only understands their smiles. The Grand Forks baby was fitted with the hearing aid Sept. 27 after a neurologic test of his auditory brainstem…
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Sarcoma Patient Kelly Hutton Returns To Grand Forks Job; Benefit For Hutton, Birth-traumatized Son On Nov. 10

Kelly Hutton returned to work in Grand Forks Monday, still buoyed by self-described “wonderful news” in late September about her outlook after cancer surgery. Hutton – who, with her baby son Mason, is the focus of a Nov. 10 fundraiser benefit – works in the Grand Forks County Office of the District Court Clerk. She…
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Benefit Planned For Wife, Baby Son Of Grand Forks County Sheriff’s Deputy Injured In 2006

A November benefit is planned to help the wife and son of a Grand Forks County sheriff’s deputy who himself has overcome adversity. Chris Hutton’s right leg was amputated below the knee after Hutton, who was riding his motorcycle, was struck by a hit-and-run driver in July 2006. The twice-deployed National Guard soldier soon returned to his law…
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