Ark City, KS
47
Overcast
Feels like 42°.
Humidity: 67% Dew Point: 37°
Clouds: 93% Pressure: 30.03 in
Wind: S 11 mph Visability: 10 mi Conditions as of 1:18am
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Today
55 42
Rain starting in the afternoon.
90%   97%
7:09   6:17
Mon
50 40
Light rain in the morning.
93%   80%
7:07   6:18
Tue
48 32
Partly cloudy throughout the day.
30%   50%
7:06   6:19

Here's What's Happening

SKATING RINK SHUTS DOWN

The Winfield skating rink has closed… The Rink, at 515 N. Main St. in Winfield, closed for business as of January 3rd. Winfield has had a skating rink in almost continuous operation since 1947 but that has now all changed. The closing was announced... Read More.

NEW LAW TARGETS ESCORT VEHICLES

A new law passed by the Kansas Legislature went into effect on Jan. 1 that requires escort vehicle companies/service providers working with overwidth/overweight vehicles to be registered with the Kansas Secretary of Transportation. The statute states that escort vehicle drivers must be registered, successfully... Read More.

Red Flag Warning For Cowley County And Southern Kansas

The National Weather Service in Wichita has placed Cowley County and much of southern Kansas under a Red Flag Warning from noon until 9 p.m. this evening. Other counties under the Red Flag Warning besides Cowley County are Reno, Harvey, Butler, Greenwood, Kingman, Sedgwick, Harper-Sumner,... Read More.

Road Closing on 231st Road

John Stradal at Cowley County Emergency Management has informed about a call from Sheridan Township. They will be replacing a culvert in the 14000 block of 231st Road, and the road will be closed for roughly 2 days while the work is done.... Read More.

Road & Bridge Closed On 322nd Road

Road & Bridge has closed 322nd Road from 1st Rd to 11th Rd (southwest of Ark City) for bridge replacement. The actual location is marked with a red star on the map. Properties/homes will be accessible from each side of the work site. This road should... Read More.

TOY THEFTS RESULT IN ARRESTS

Arkansas City Police arrested two people in connection with Christmas gifts that were stolen from the trunk of a car. 18 year old Kadan Armstrong is facing felony charges including burglary and theft. He was locked up in the Cowley County Jail in lieu... Read More.

ARK CITY BECOMING “FOXY”

Some Ark City residents are reporting fox sightings inside city limits. The local paper says a young red fox recently showed up at the Arkansas City Middle School, and foxes have shown up recently at numerous locations in the city. They are said though,... Read More.

Red CrossBlood Drives

WICHITA, Kan. (Jan. 6, 2020) — The American Red Cross currently has a critical need for blood donors of all blood types – especially type O –to make an appointment now to give and help replenish the blood supply after... Read More.

WINFIELD POLICE REPORT FOR FRIDAY JANUARY 3, 2020

Tamara Hecker and Francis Hecker of Winfield were the victims of criminal trespass in the 500 block of East 16th Avenue. Cindy Ricke of Oxford was the victim of burglary in the 700 block of Manning Street. Autum Derringer-Huffman of Winfield was arrested for possession of... Read More.