Ark City, KS
Partly Cloudy
Feels like 54°.
Humidity: 98% Dew Point: 54°
Clouds: 54% Pressure: 29.9 in
Wind: NW 3 mph Visability: 10 mi Conditions as of 5:18am
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Possible light rain in the evening.
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Possible light rain in the morning and afternoon.
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Clear throughout the day.
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Here's What's Happening

Ark City Releases Crime Reports

The Arkansas City Police Department says there has been a sizable drop in the 2015 crime statistics. The numbers bring Ark City into a tie with Winfield in the overall crime index… coming in even lower than its sister city in the property crime... Read More.

Cowley Board Meets

During Monday night’s meeting of Cowley College’s Board of Trustees, Jill Long of Winfield was selected by a unanimous vote, to fill the empty Board seat vacated by Jim Ramirez, who spent nearly five years as a member of the Board of Trustees before... Read More.

Wheat Harvest Report

Today, we bring you the final Kansas Wheat Harvest Report for this season. Here’s Marsha Boswell… Source: VNC NewsPowered by WPeMatico

Specialty Crop Producers Sought

The Kansas Department of Agriculture and K-State Research and Extension are seeking specialty crop producers to participate in the Statewide Survey of Specialty Crop Production. A specialty crop is defined by the USDA as fruits, vegetables, tree nuts and dried fruits, as well as... Read More.

More Ark City Hydrant Flushing Underway

The City of Arkansas City is continuing its annual fire hydrant flushing program this week, with work proceeding in northeast Arkansas City. The Environmental Services Division will begin flushing Section 8 today, which includes all fire hydrants in the area of A Street and... Read More.

Maine Latest State To Recognize Kansas Permits

An additional state has agreed to recognize Kansas concealed carry licenses. According to Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt, Maine has notified the Attorney General’s office that Kansas-issued licenses are now recognized in that state. This brings to 38 the number of states other than... Read More.

New EMS Center Getting Closer To Reality

A new public safety center… planned to be the home for the Winfield police and fire/EMS departments… is still on track. In Winfield, the wait is now on for consultants who were brought in, to tally up the total estimated costs and other details... Read More.

Weatherization Grants Add $350,000 To Statewide Efforts

The Kansas Corporation Commission has announced that it will provide $350,000 in grant funds to the Kansas Housing Resources Corporation, for weatherization assistance to low-income Kansans. The program has assisted 576 households so far this year, and has a waiting list. The grant, funded... Read More.

Dog Rescued In Walmart Parking Lot

The investigation into a shoplifting case at Walmart, turned into a rescue operation for Ark City Police. Rescue of a dog that is… A dog was discovered hanging by it’s neck, from it’s leash, from the window of a vehicle. Officers quickly cut the... Read More.