Ark City, KS
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Here's What's Happening

PHASE 3 PLAN FOR COWLEY COUNTY AND OFFICIAL DETAILS

The City Cowley County Health Department has released the plan for moving Cowley County, Kansas into Phase 3 of the Ad Astra Reopening Kansas plan as amended. The new Phase will begin on Monday June 1, 2020 and will allow for increased social and economic... Read More.

Fifth COVID-19 case in Cowley County

A new case of COVID-19 has been detected in Cowley County. The virus has been confirmed in a female that has had no travel history outside of Cowley County. This is the first new case in the County over the past 3 weeks. Disease... Read More.

SCHMIDT HAS A BEEF WITH BEEF

Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt is asking the U.S. Department of Justice to investigate significant price swings in the cattle and beef markets to determine whether any illegal market manipulation has occurred, the attorney general’s office announced today. In a letter sent to U.S.... Read More.

CHANGE IN MEETING LOCATION TODAY

Andrew Lawson has informed us that the ARkansas City Beautification and Tree Advisory Board meeting that was scheduled for 4 p.m. today at Robert Cox Memorial Park will be held via GoToMeeting instead due to weather concerns. Meeting call-in/login details are available by calling... Read More.

VIRTUAL ARK CITY MEETING SET FOR FRIDAY

The City Commission of Arkansas City will conduct its upcoming study session virtually, starting at noon Friday. Other than scheduled presenters, the public will not be permitted to physically attend the meeting due to the governor’s executive order which temporarily prohibits mass gatherings of... Read More.

COWLEY TAKES COVID RESPONSE INTO ITS OWN HANDS

In response to the void created by the veto of HB 2054 by the Governor on May 26th, Cowley County Public Health Officer Thomas Langer has issued a local public health order specific to COVID-19. The local order is now in effect, and it... Read More.

GOVERNOR KELLY FORCED INTO A CORNER OVER POWER GRAB

Kansas’ Democratic governor on Tuesday vetoed a sweeping Republican coronavirus measure that would have limited her power to direct the state’s pandemic response, but under pressure, she did turn over to local officials the authority to keep restrictions on businesses. Kelly admitted that she... Read More.

SCHMIDT SAYS INTERNET CONNECTIVITY IS CRUCIAL

Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt says Congress should ensure that all Americans have the home internet connectivity necessary to participate in telemedicine, teleschooling and telework as part of any additional COVID-19 relief legislation. Schmidt told U.S. Senate and House leadership in a letter sent... Read More.