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Tonight
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Here's What's Happening

KANSAS FILES FEDERAL LAWSUIT… JOINED BY MANY OTHER STATES

Kansas has filed a federal lawsuit challenging the new federal overtime rule. Attorney General Derek Schmidt says that it was back in May, when… in response to an Order from President Barak Obama, the U.S. Department of Labor issued a new overtime rule revising... Read More.
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AG EXCHANGE STUDENTS WANTED

The 2016 Taiwan Agricultural Youth Exchange Program is currently accepting applications from high school seniors or college freshmen who are passionate about agriculture and are interested in representing Kansas in a week-long exchange program in December 2016. Each year, a school in central... Read More.

CROP WALK SET FOR SUNDAY

The annual community C.R.O.P. Hunger Walk will be held this Sunday from 1:45 to 4 p.m. at the Pecan Grove south of the Winfield Fairgrounds. Part of the money raised goes to the local food pantry at Grace United Methodist Church. Other money... Read More.
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MORE CRASH INFORMATION RELEASED

A crash last week sent a Winfield woman to the hospital. The one car crash happened when 72 year old Beverly Groom was headed southbound on 101st Road, and she ran off the highway, hitting a utility pole. Police say Groom was not... Read More.

NAKED MAN ARRESTED AT TRAILER PARK

A man was arrested last week, at the Campbell Mobile Home Park just south of Ark City, after residents there reported a naked man was looking into their windows. 59 year old Luther Turner of Arkansas City, was charged with lewd and lascivious... Read More.
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Cowley County trees experiencing webworm infestation

It is hard not to notice them but a large number of trees in Cowley County are now experiencing webworm infestation and the result is, those trees are losing vegetation. Cowley County Extension agent Jill Zimmerman points out the infestation of these bugs, which... Read More.
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FLOOD WARNINGS CANCELLED

All flood warnings in the Arkansas City area have ended as of yesterday afternoon. While most roads in this part of Cowley County have been reopened, East Chestnut Avenue remains closed between the U.S. 77 bypass and Crestwood until it can be inspected by... Read More.

WEBWORMS ARE BECOMING A MESSY PROBLEM

This could be a problem… It seems lots of trees in Cowley County are full of fall webworms and they are quickly losing vegetation. According to the Cowley County Ag Extension Service, the infestation is not the same as bag worms, which are often... Read More.