Low of 48 under clear skies
7:15am   7:26pm
High temperatures reach up to 78 under clear skies
7:16am   7:24pm
Wednesday Night
Lows around 48 under clear skies
7:16am   7:24pm

Here's What's Happening

Cowley County Commission meets tonight

The Cowley County Commission has a meeting set for tonight, at 6 p.m., in the Assembly Room of the Courthouse in Winfield. The agenda is out. The group will consider approval of the Fiscal Year 2020 audit. They’ll consider approval of a project with... Read More.

KDHE wants your input

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) and the Healthy Kansans 2030 Steering Committee are promoting a 10-minute Community Health Perceptions Survey to better understand the most serious health issues affecting people in our state. The survey is up online. The Community Health... Read More.

KanPak helping kids

From USD 470: As part of KanPak’s larger effort to provide backpacks and school supplies to elementary children across the county, GSF Foundation donated 40 backpacks to help establish the PreK “Book Backpack” program. The USD 470 Early Literacy Initiative filled the backpacks with... Read More.

Parent Teacher Conference Week in USD 470

From USD 470: It’s parent/teacher conference week. As a reminder, there is no school Thursday or Friday (Sept. 23-24) and no half-day PreK on Wednesday, Sept. 22.

Grant money available to increase COVID 19 vaccinations

To reaffirm her administration’s support for local organizations engaged in efforts to increase COVID-19 vaccinations, Governor Laura Kelly today announced the launch of the Pandemic Assistance & Vaccine Equity Grants (PAVE) program. The PAVE program, launching today through a partnership between Governor Kelly and... Read More.

Memorial Dinner set for Barbra Green

Coming up on Sunday, there’s a Memorial Dinner and silent auction for Barbra Green (Grandma). It’s in the Brown Center Wright Room, 11 until 3. The spaghetti dinner includes spaghetti, salad, dessert, and a drink, for 7 dollars.

Police respond to fatal wreck

Wednesday evening, Officers with the Winfield Police Department were dispatched to the 2800 block of E. 9th Avenue (U.S. Highway 160) regarding an injury accident involving a truck and a motorcycle. Responding Officers were told a witness was on scene performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)... Read More.

Ark City continues hydrant flushing program

The City of Arkansas City is continuing its annual fire hydrant flushing program, with work proceeding across northeast Arkansas City. yesterday they began flushing Section 11, which contains a total of 27 fire hydrants east of First Street and north of Highland Drive, plus... Read More.

Money coming for bridge work

Kansas Governor Laura Kelly and Secretary of Transportation Julie Lorenz today announced 13 counties will receive a combined total of $7.5 million through the Kansas Department of Transportation’s Off-System Bridge Improvement Program. Cowley County will get money for work to be done a half-mile... Read More.