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    Gas Prices Edging Up After Long Decline

    The national average of a gallon of regular gas is now two dollars and 20 cents. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg says that’s up 13 cents in the last two weeks…. TAG: For the most part, prices here in our area ...Read More
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    More Snow On The Way For Much Of The Country

    More snow for New England… National Weather Service forecaster Brian Hurley says there could be 12 more inches on the ground before it all ends sometime tomorrow–from New York State, through Vermont, New Hampshire and Massachusetts into Maine. Hurley says ...Read More
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    Fire Termed Suspicious

    The Winfield fire and police departments now say a small fire in a sewer drain in the Walmart parking lot on Friday was intentionally set. It was first reported around 7 p.m. Friday. The fire department extinguished the fire. Nobody ...Read More
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    Credit Card Fraud Case Said Close To Resolution

    A case involving four Winfield High School students who are all facing charges related to a credit card theft has been continued until March 5 in Cowley County District Court. 18 year old William Adler; 16 year old Benjamin Adler; ...Read More
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    IRS Warns Of Scam

    Folks in Cowley County should be on the alert for a phone scam in which they are threatened with a lawsuit from the Internal Revenue Service. Similar scams have been reported around the country. Now, the IRS is offering the ...Read More
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    Museum Changes Hours

    The Cherokee Strip Land Rush Museum Board of Trustees met on Tuesday, and voted 5-2 to change the museum’s operating hours. Before the change, the museum was open seven days a week, but hours on Monday and Tuesday were somewhat ...Read More
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    Crash Leaves Two Injured

    A woman from Winfield had to be cut from her vehicle by emergency personnel following a two-vehicle accident Tuesday morning at Broadway Street and the K-360 bypass. Eric Swanson, of Arkansas City, was eastbound on the bypass as another vehicle, ...Read More
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    Man Shot Himself. Now Possibly Facing Charges

    A 46-year-old Arkansas City man who was found shot Saturday night in rural Winfield, has now admitted to shooting himself. It was apparently the result of a botched suicide attempt. The man’s name has not been released. Originally, he told ...Read More