Ark City, KS
79
Mostly Cloudy
Feels like 81°.
Humidity: 74% Dew Point: 70°
Clouds: 74% Pressure: 29.86 in
Wind: ESE 13 mph Visability: 10 mi Conditions as of 11:30am
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Today
91 69
Heavy rain in the morning.
100%   51%
6:21   8:50
Tue
98 75
Humid throughout the day.
15%   38%
6:21   8:49
Wed
94 72
Possible light rain in the morning.
52%   54%
6:22   8:49

Here's What's Happening

DRAFT SCHOOL PLANS RELEASED

Draft safety guidelines for school this fall from the Kansas State Department of Education will require students, teachers and staff to wear masks. However, that doesn’t apply to all students. According to the state regulations, kids up to fifth or sixth grade shouldn’t be... Read More.

MONDAY CORONA UPDATE

The City-Cowley County Health Department on Friday, reported four new coronavirus cases, which now brings the total to 83 since this all began. But as is the case in just about every other place in the country where new cases are being reported, more... Read More.

BEWARE THE ALGAE BLOOMS!

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment, in conjunction with the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism, has issued its list of public health advisories for Kansas lakes due to blue-green algae. Among them is Cheney Lake, which partially sits in Sedgwick County.... Read More.

ARK CITY FUGITIVE CAUGHT IN NEBRASKA

The Arkansas City Police Department tells us that an attempted kidnapping suspect had been arrested in Nebraska following a standoff. Police were dispatched Monday afternoon for a report of a disturbance in a vehicle northbound from the intersection of 15th Street and Radio Lane... Read More.

COURTS STRUGGLE WITH NEW REGULATIONS

Cowley County courthouses in Winfield and Arkansas City, are requireing everyone from judges, to staff, visitors, attorneys, and clients… in accordance with state guidelines… to wear masks. In some cases, a mask may be removed in a hearing for a special reason, perhaps when... Read More.

COUNTY LIBRARIES STILL LIMITED

While many public places in Cowley County have begun to reopen, public libraries in Winfield and Arkansas City remain closed and are still only offering limited services. Both libraries offer curbside pickup service of materials. but only minimal staff is on duty. WiFi service... Read More.

ARK CITY POLICE HUNTING FOR ACCUSED KIDNAPPER

Arkansas City Police today, are investigating an attempted kidnapping that occurred Monday, ending with the suspect stealing the victim’s car and getting away. It all began with a report of a disturbance in a vehicle... Read More.