Tonight
41°
Lows level off around 41 under mainly cloudy skies
14%  
6:55am   8:01pm
Wednesday
62°
Partly cloudy skies with a high of 62
5%  
6:54am   8:02pm
Wednesday Night
41°
Partly cloudy skies with a low of 41
5%  
6:54am   8:02pm

Here's What's Happening

Hospital allowing more visitors

South Central Kansas Health-Medical Center recently announced, they are now allowing two visitors at the hospital per patient. These visitors need to be 18 or older, and must wear a mask while in the building. Need based exceptions are still in effect, and all... Read More.

Updated coronavirus restrictions for Cowley County

The City-Cowley County Health Department is loosening some restrictions in regards to the COVID 19 pandemic. The updates take effect today. There will no longer be size limits on mass outdoor gatherings. On-site operations of businesses or other entities are no longer restricted by... Read More.
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Construction project begins next week

Starting Thursday, April 15, 2021, the Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) will begin a pavement restoration project on 9th from College to Wheat Road in Winfield. The project will be done in three phases. The first will be the north side of 9th. During... Read More.

Bill would lower age to carry concealed firearms

A bill is headed to Governor Laura Kelly that would lower the legal age to carry concealed firearms in the state from 21 to 18. The bill won final approval Thursday in the state legislature. The bill says 18-, 19- and 20-year-olds would have... Read More.
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Red Cross urging blood donations

The American Red Cross is urging people to donate blood this month. With no substitute for blood and no way to manufacture it, volunteer donors are essential for hospital patients in need of transfusions. During National Volunteer Month this April, the American Red Cross... Read More.
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Southwestern College Freshman Work Day set for August 8th

The annual Southwestern College Freshman Work Day will return on Sunday, Aug. 8. Due to Covid-19, Freshman Work Day in 2020 looked a little different. Rather than the incoming freshman class going out into the community, the SC Leadership Team developed a work day... Read More.

Celebrate agriculture in May

Celebrate Ag at the Winfield Fairgrounds next month. As a rural community, agriculture is incredibly important to our local economy. The event is set for Saturday May 22nd. There will be a bus tour, speakers, demonstrations, vendors, food, and entertainment.
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Earth Day Event is Saturday

The City of Winfield has announced its Earth Day Event. It is Saturday, April 10th, from 9 a.m. until noon in the Silgan Parking Lot at 3719 East 12th street in Winfield.

Health department has vaccine available Saturday

From the City-Cowley County Health Department: The Health Department has 100 doses of Janssen (aka Johnson & Johnson) COVID-19 vaccine that they would like to administer this Saturday morning April 10, 2021 between 9:00 – 11:00 AM. If you have been waiting this is... Read More.