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Ark City Reviewing Stormwater Program

The City of Arkansas City is renewing an effort this autumn to raise citizen awareness of the dangers of stormwater pollution and help to prevent it entirely. This stormwater pollution prevention campaign is being directed by the Public Works Department. …Read More

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Winterfest Concert Planned For December 3

The Southwestern College music department will present its annual Winterfest Concert on Sunday, Dec. 3, at 3 p.m., in the Richardson Performing Arts Center. There is no admission charge and the public is invited. Winterfest is a collaboration between the …Read More

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Local Police To Crack Down On Drunk Drivers

The Arkansas City Police Department will join many other police agencies across the state, including the Kansas Highway Patrol, in the Kansas Thanksgiving Traffic Enforcement Campaign, from now through November 26. A grant from the Kansas Department of Transportation will …Read More

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ARk City Building Trades Board Approves New Ordinance

The Arkansas City Building Trades Advisory Board met late last week, and voted 5-0 to approve final changes and recommend the passage of a new ordinance which would amend building regulations, licensing and permitting of contractors, and the board’s composition. …Read More


The Kansas Department of Transportation and the Kansas Department of Revenue co-sponsored the Kansas Ignition Interlock Conference yesterday, to discuss various aspects of the Kansas ignition interlock program for D.U.I. offenders. Based on recent per capita data, Kansas is the …Read More


The Arkansas City Planning Commission voted unanimously… 4-0… at their meeting this week, to approve a preliminary plat of a new housing subdivision, to be called Compass Point Addition. Now, if that project moves forward as planned, it could result …Read More