This Afternoon
Cloudy skies with a high of 55
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Low of 35 under partly cloudy skies
6:50am   8:04pm
Mainly clear skies and quiet with daytime highs approaching 63
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Here's What's Happening

Winfield Police investigate threats

From the Winfield Police Department: On April 14th around 9:30 p.m. a call was made to Winfield High School and a threat was made against the school. The Winfield Police Department was notified and immediately began investigating the threat. On April 15th the Winfield... Read More.

Students to take part in Robotic Challenge

Area middle schoolers will take part in Sumner County’s first-ever Robotic Challenge. The Robotic Challenge will take place Saturday, April 24 from 1-3 p.m. at Cowley College’s Sumner Campus in Wellington, KS. Along with the Robotic Challenge, a Career Fair will be held featuring... Read More.

New Emergency Communications Director named

Butler County has announced the promotion of Jeremy Seglem to the position of the Butler County Emergency Communications Director. Mr. Seglem has been with Butler County serving as the Deputy Director of Emergency Communications, and, most recently, as the Interim Director of Emergency Communications... Read More.

Cowley fire officials reminders about burn permits

Cowley County Fire District #3 had planned to go back to issuing control burn permits earlier this week. Here are some reminders if you are going to request a permit from Cowley Dispatch: 1. Have a plan and the ability to control the fire. This... Read More.

Tags reminder from Butler County

The Butler County Treasurer’s Motor Vehicle Department would like to remind you that if your last name begins with the letter’s “C & D” your tags are due for renewal by April 30, 2021. They have several convenient options available for you to renew... Read More.

Cowley College’s 98th Annual Commencement set for May 8

Cowley College announced Wednesday that the 98th Annual Commencement will be held on Saturday, May 8 at W.S. Scott Auditorium. The maximum capacity has been raised to 50%, therefore, increasing the limit to 4 attendee tickets per student. Tickets will be handed out to... Read More.

Brazilian Variant Identified in Sedgwick County

TOPEKA – A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Emerging Variant known as the Brazilian or P.1 variant has been identified in an individual in Sedgwick County. A case investigation is being conducted to determine how the person became infected with this particular... Read More.