Ark City, KS
93
Humid
Feels like 104°.
Humidity: 54% Dew Point: 74°
Clouds: 1% Pressure: 29.93 in
Wind: S 11 mph Visability: 10 mi Conditions as of 12:41pm
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Today
100 72
Rain in the morning and overnight.
77%   11%
6:19   8:51
Sun
92 72
Humid throughout the day.
55%   15%
6:20   8:50
Mon
94 68
Humid and partly cloudy throughout the day.
32%   29%
6:21   8:50

Here's What's Happening

COWLEY COUNTY WITH 28 COVID-19 CASES SINCE TESTING BEGAN

As of 9:50 a.m. on Wednesday, June 10, the City-Cowley County Health Department is reporting that there have been 28 positive cases of COVID-19 in Cowley County since testing began. There have been 991 tests performed in the county, and there are 24 active cases... Read More.

HIGH WIND WARNING FOR SOUTHERN KANSAS TUESDAY EVENING

The National Weather Service in Wichita has placed Cowley County and surrounding counties under a High Wind Warning from 7 PM this evening to 7 AM Wednesday. All of the counties included in the warning are Saline, McPherson, Marion, Chase, Butler and Cowley. West to northwest... Read More.

KANSAS SUPREME COURT UPHOLDS CONVICTIOIN OF AARON BROWN

The Kansas Supreme Court has upheld an attempted voluntary manslaughter conviction against Aaron Brown… the man convicted in December 2015 by a Cowley County jury, in connection with the shooting of Robert Lolar , who was shot eight times at a party on April... Read More.

SCHMITT ENDS POTENTIAL FUTURE THREATS FROM THE GOVERNOR

Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt on Monday, issued a statement on the signing into law of 2020 Special Session House Bill 2016… the COVID-19 response bill enacted by the Legislature in special session last week. Schmitt said the legislation permanently decriminalizes violations of... Read More.

CONGRESSMAN MARSHALL VISITS ARK CITY AND WINFIELD

Kansas Republican Congressman Roger Marshall was in Arkansas City last Thursday and he was in Winfield on Friday to campaign for a U.S. Senate seat. Marshall is a doctor… an OB-GYN from Great Bend. He was first elected in 2016 and represents the 1st... Read More.

CONTACT TRACING REGULATIONS ENACTED

When the new COVID-19 response legislation is signed into law, Kansas will become a leader among the states in protecting citizens’ privacy and civil liberties during the pandemic by tightly regulating “contact tracing.” Contact tracing is a long-established method used by the public health... Read More.

Winfield Public Schools meeting on Monday

USD 465 Winfield Public Schools BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING June 08, 2020 6:30 pm William Medley Administration Center AGENDA CALL TO ORDER President PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE President C. RECOGNITION OF VISITORS President (AI) D. ADOPTION OF AGENDA June 08, 2020 (AI) E. APPROVAL OF MINUTES of the Virtual Board of Education Meeting May 26, 2020. (AI)... Read More.

RUBBERMAID WORKER TESTS POSITIVE

According to a company spokesperson, five employees at the Rubbermaid plastics plant in Winfield have tested positive for coronavirus. They now are in addition to another case that turned up in Cowley County an was confirmed as of Thursday afternoon. According to the local... Read More.

WALGREENS SHUTTERED IN ARK CITY

Walgreens in Arkansas City has now officially closed. The store closed at the end of the day Wednesday. It has stood at the corner of Summit Street and Radio Lane for 12 years. The closing comes after an announcement last year by Walgreens, of... Read More.