This Afternoon
Highs around 99 under clear skies
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Lows around 72 under mainly clear skies
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Highs level off around 97 under partly cloudy skies
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Here's What's Happening

Ark City business named Exporter of the Year

Governor Laura Kelly recently visited Creekstone Farms Premium Beef, LLC. in Arkansas City to honor the company for being named the 2020 Governor’s Exporter of the Year. Creekstone’s premium beef is sold in 73 foreign markets across the world, making exporting an essential part... Read More.

Kansas Gets Gold Shovel Award

Governor Laura Kelly announced the State of Kansas has been honored for its commitment to excellence in economic development by receiving Area Development magazine’s coveted Gold Shovel award for 2021, the highest award given to a state. The annual awards recognize states for attracting... Read More.

KDHE reports 401 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment on Wednesday documented 401 new COVID-19 cases, three new deaths and 26 new hospitalizations since Monday. Overall, Kansas has seen 315,500 COVID-19 cases, 10,849 hospitalizations and 5,103 deaths. Fifteen children in Kansas have suffered from Multi-system Inflammatory Syndrome. Cowley... Read More.

Get a sneak peak at splashpad

The city of Winfield says you can get a sneak peek of the progress at the Aquatic Center Splashpad, opening today for the Free Swim/Splashpad day! Check it out from 1:30 p.m. until 7 p.m. today. Again, this is at the Aquatic Center.

Summer meal program underway

USD 470 Ark City Public Schools reminds that the free summer meal program started this week. This is for kids ages 1 to 18. Breakfast is served from 7:30 a.m. until 8 a.m. and lunch is served from 11 until 11:30 a.m. The meals... Read More.

Air National Guardsman dies after training exercise

A Kansas Air National Guardsman has been killed during a training exercise southwest of Salina, Kansas. The Kansas Air National Guard says a vehicle overturned during an exercise at Smoky Hill Air National Guard Range. Three airmen from the 284th Air Support Operations Squadron... Read More.

Winfield Farmer’s Market

Come on out to Island Park in Winfield on Saturday morning from 7:30 to 11 for the Winfield Farm and Art Market! Enjoy made to order, hot meals from A Little Taste Food truck Meats: Flint Hills Grass Fed Beef: popular beef... Read More.

Land Rush participants can register online

Organizers of Walnut Valley Festival will once again offer participants in its Land Rush the opportunity to preregister online in advance of the annual competition to claim campsites just before the start of this year’s festival, which will be held September 15-19. Devoted fans... Read More.

Reminder of Drivers’ License Office Closure

A reminder from Butler County: The Driver’s License Office located on the first floor of the Historic Courthouse in El Dorado will be closed Thursday, June 10th, through Monday, June 14th, due to staffing issues. The office will reopen Tuesday, June 15th. The State... Read More.

KDHE reports 244 new COVID-19 cases Monday

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment on Monday documented 244 new COVID-19 cases, 16 new deaths and seven new hospitalizations since Friday, June 6. Overall, Kansas has seen 315,099 COVID-19 cases, 10,823 hospitalizations and 5,100 deaths. Fifteen children in Kansas have suffered from Multi-system... Read More.