High temperatures reach up to 85 under mainly sunny skies
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Overnight lows approaching 61 under clear skies
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Highs level off around 86 under mainly sunny skies
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Here's What's Happening

Note about DARE Camp

From the Ark City Police Department: Just a quick announcement regarding DARE Camp! Kids are not required to wear masks on the bus – but may, if parents wish for their own children to do so. If parents would like to transport to the... Read More.

Governor updates guidance for schools

Governor Laura Kelly announced a new, updated summary document created from recommendations in KSDE’s Navigating Change: Kansas’ Guide to Learning and School Safety Operations as a reference guide and tool for schools ahead of the start of classes. The document continues the state’s practice... Read More.

Cowley College gets new cheer coach

Cowley College is excited to announce Brandon Burke as its new cheer coach. Burke is a proud graduate of Cowley College, holding a degree in Education with a concentration in Child Development. Coach Burke’s cheer experience started as a member of the Newkirk High... Read More.

South Kansas Symphony coming back

The South Kansas Symphony (SKS) at Southwestern College is planning to be back for the 2021-2022 season. Additional instrumentalists are invited to join. The orchestra typically is a combination of collegiate players, community members, and high school students. Many musicians come from the Winfield... Read More.

Basketball camp set for August

Athletes entering fifth through eighth grade are invited to attend the Tiger/Bulldog Youth Basketball Camp August 9-11 in Arkansas City, KS. The camp will run daily from 5:30-8 p.m. at the Arkansas City High School. Donnie Jackson, a former Cowley College assistant and new... Read More.

Winfield wins Battle of the Badges blood drive

Winfield Police Department says they’ve received official word from American Red Cross Kansas that the winner of last week’s Battle of the Badges blood drive is … WINFIELD! The Winfield community donated 83 units of blood, compared to Arkansas City’s 69 units. Thank you... Read More.

Cowley College does volleyball camp

With the start of the fall athletic season just around the corner, Cowley College recently conducted a volleyball camp for high school age participants. The high school volleyball camp was led by Cowley head volleyball coach Steven Gream and assistant coach Lan DaSilva. Current... Read More.

Application deadline approaching for virtual academy

From USD 470: We have partnered with Greenbush, an education service center, to offer the Greenbush Virtual Academy-Ark City. This is an option for students who may need/want to learn from home this year. If you choose to apply to the virtual academy and... Read More.

Golden Tigers program coming up

The Cowley College Golden Tigers is an educational program offered to community members who are at least 50 years of age and/or retired. Through classes, day trips, and workshops, it seeks to provide opportunities that promote the social, intellectual, mental, spiritual, and physical health... Read More.