This Afternoon
Highs around 51 under partly cloudy skies
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Clear skies with lows around 33
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Mainly sunny skies and calm with a high of 60
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Here's What's Happening

KDOT announces Kansas airport improvement projects

Topeka – Thirty-two projects have been selected for Kansas Airport Improvement Program (KAIP) funding for the purpose of planning, constructing or rehabilitating public use general aviation airports. Amon the airports receiving upgrades is the Winfield Airport. $288,000 is to be spent on constructing a... Read More.

Ark City Joining COVID 19 Awareness Campaign

The City of Arkansas City is proud to join other partner organizations in Cowley County to roll out our new public health awareness campaign, “Crushing COVID in Cowley County.” Its mission is to raise community awareness of the need to follow CDC guidelines now... Read More.

Ark City Schools Remote Through 2020

The Arkansas City school district continues to experience additional COVID-19 cases and close contacts resulting in quarantine. As a result of the current situation, all USD 470 students will continue to learn remotely until January 5, 2021. USD 470 Superintendent Dr. Ron Ballard said,... Read More.

Police make arrest in fatal shooting

Ark City police arrested a 40 year old man in connection with a fatal shooting that happened Friday night. Police responded to the shooting Friday night at Madison Avenue and the US 77 bypass. They found a vehicle there with a passenger who had... Read More.

Ark City sanitation schedule shifts this week

A reminder that the city of Ark City will shift to a three-day sanitation schedule this week thanks to the Thankgving holiday. All of today’s route and part of Tuesday’s route will be collected today. The rest of Tuesday’s route, all of Wednesday’s route... Read More.

El Dorado Motor Vehicle Office closed through Thanksgiving

From Butler County, Kansas Government: Due to staffing issues at the El Dorado Motor Vehicle Office, related to staff quarantines and illness, this office will remain closed through Thanksgiving and will resume operations on November 30th. The Augusta Motor Vehicle Office located at the... Read More.

Cowley College set to close for Thanksgiving Break

A quick note that Cowley College will be closed for Thanksgiving break starting November 25th. It’ll reopen on Monday November 30th. That’s also the night of the Christmas Tree Decorating Contest at the Nelson Student Center.

Cowley County Health Department warning the public of phone scam

Thursday morning, the Cowley County Health Department was alerted to phone calls being received by citizens throughout Cowley County. The calls are from a 1-800 prefix (one specific number was 1-800-737-8423), begins with the message, ‘We are calling on behalf of the Cowley County Health... Read More.

Statewide and local COVID-19 update from Wednesday

The latest update as of 9 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 18 shows that the state of Kansas has seen an overall total of 128,594 COVID-19 cases since the start of the pandemic. Since Monday, Kansas has seen 5,853 new cases, 60 deaths and 130 new... Read More.