This Afternoon
High of 55 under mainly cloudy skies
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Overnight lows approaching 34 under partly cloudy skies
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Highs level off around 60 under partly cloudy skies
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Here's What's Happening

Ark City Public Schools announces food services changes

Please note the following food service changes for Ark City Public Schools taking effect on January 18, 2021: Elementary students in Track A may take home free meals each Tuesday while those in Track B may take meals home each Friday. If you would like... Read More.

Over 5,000 new COVID-19 cases for Kansas since Friday

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment is reporting 5,180 new COVID-19 cases since Friday, January 8. The State of Kansas has now seen 247,502 COVID-19 cases overall. It's unknown at this time as to how many cases are active. There are also 107 new... Read More.

KDOL warns of scam

The Kansas Department of Labor is warning people about a text message phishing scam. KAKE says KDOL says you might get a message that reads like, “We noticed an error in your unemployment claim,” then give a link to click on to review your... Read More.

Winfield students going back to the classroom

All Winfield students will return to the classroom for in-person learning on January 19th. The Winfield school board voted last night to get students back into the classroom. Most students will be in class five days a week. But the board decided that pre-k... Read More.

Kansas now seen over 240,000 COVID-19 cases

As of the 9 a.m. update on Friday, January 8, the state of Kansas has now seen a total of 242,322 COVID-19 cases. There have been 3,148 virus-related deaths, 7,257 hospitalizations and 808,885 negative test results. Since Wednesday, Jan. 6, Kansas has seen 5,504 new COVID-19... Read More.

Woman accused in gun incident

Ark City police day they arrested a woman after she allegedly displayed a firearm to a neighbor during a dispute. 45 year old Sonya Lee Tomey was arrested on suspicion of one county of felony aggravated assault. Police went out last Monday afternoon, to... Read More.

Business thefts lead to arrest

An Ark City man has been arrested on charges of burglary and theft, in connection to incidents at two local businesses. A release from Arkansas City police says 25 year old Alexander Michael Sanchez was arrested Tuesday night. Police were out Tuesday evening, January... Read More.

Kansas moving ahead with vaccinations

Kansas has moved people aged 65 and older into the next group of people to get the COVID 19 vaccination. The govenror announced new details about who can get the vaccinations. People aged 65 to 74 are now moving to a higher priority.