This Afternoon
Highs around 99 under clear skies
6:08am   8:50pm
Lows around 72 under mainly clear skies
6:08am   8:50pm
Highs level off around 97 under partly cloudy skies
6:08am   8:50pm

Here's What's Happening

KDHE amends travel quarantine list

TOPEKA – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has amended its travel quarantine list to include the countries of Chile, Colombia, Paraguay, Suriname and Trinidad and Tobago. Several states and countries have been removed from the list, including Maine, Minnesota, all of... Read More.

KDHE reports 526 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment on Wednesday documented 526 new COVID-19 cases, four new deaths and 54 new hospitalizations since Friday, May 28. No data was reported for Monday, May 31 due to it being Memorial Day. Overall, Kansas has seen 314,523 COVID-19 cases,... Read More.

Golf tournament is Saturday

The Ark City Chamber’s 7th Annual Golf Tournament is coming up this Saturday. It’s not too late to sign up a team. Call The Ark City Chamber to sign up today- 620-442-0230

Number of abortions in Kansas increases

The State Department of Health and Environment says the number of abortions performed in Kansas increased by 9.1% last year over 2019, and the increase is largely driven by women who traveled to Kansas from out of state to get their procedures. The state... Read More.

Watch out for bridge delays on Friday

Watch out for this traffic problem: the City of Ark City says the The East Madison Avenue bridge across the Walnut River will be reduced to one lane Friday. The lane closure will start first thing in the morning on Friday and continue until... Read More.

Cowley College relaxes COVID rules

From Cowley College: Effective June 1st, masks, and social distancing are no longer required but encouraged particularly where space may be limited. This update comes per the recommendation of the CDC as more individuals are fully vaccinated. For more information, visit

Coffee with a Cop set for later in June

The Ark City Police Department says Coffee With a Cop is set for Thursday June 24th at 2pm. You can check that out at 801 West Taylor Avenue in Ark City.

June 19 is Pop in the Park

The Ark City Police Department has announced Pop in the Park is coming up on Saturday June 19th at 5:30 p.m. It’s featuring the ark City Police and Fire/EMS Departments. It begins at 5:30 p.m.

Summer reading program underway

From the Ark City Public Library – The Summer Reading Program started yesterday. Stop inside to pick up brochures and reading logs, and check out the activities we have for this week! All Grab/Go & Take/Make activities are limited and given out first-come, first... Read More.

Vikings on Broadway coming to Winfield HS

The Winfield High School Choir presents “Vikings on Broadway 2021.” There are multiple showdates, running June 3rd through June 6th. The performances are in the Winfield High School Auditorium at 300 North VIking Boulevard. You can buy tickets at