Pool party set for Thursday

Coming up this Thursday, meet at the Winfield Aquatic Center for a fun-filled adventure in the water! It’s a free pool party. We will have access to the pool and the splash pads. Bring the family for a fun night cooling off with your library friends! Free. No registration. All ages are welcome. The event … Read more

Many blood donation opportunities coming up

With August fast-approaching, the American Red Cross urges donors to give blood or platelets now to reinforce the blood supply as much as possible before the season winds down. Donors are critically needed to help safeguard care for patients. In thanks for answering the call to donate, those who come to give Aug. 1-31, 2024, … Read more

Money going to improve roads

Governor Laura Kelly announced today that a combined $26 million is being awarded to 33 projects to improve intersections and roads in cities across the state that have been selected for funding through the Kansas Department of Transportation’s City Connecting Link Improvement Program (CCLIP). CCLIP funds improvements to state highways that extend through cities. The … Read more

County Commission Forum set for July 23rd

The Cowley County Commission Forum will be held Tuesday, July 23rd at 7pm at Rivers Eagle Bar & Grill. This is a commission forum where members of the community can submit questions to the candidates and make informed decisions about who they choose to vote for.

Wichita to host travel summit

Kansas Tourism and Visit Wichita are proud to announce Wichita as the host city for the Travel Blogger Exchange (TBEX) Summit on October 1-4, 2025. This esteemed event will bring together leading travel bloggers, influencers, journalists, content creators and tourism industry professionals from around the globe to explore and enjoy the heart of the country.

Winner declared in Battle of the Badges

Winfield Fire-EMS Department says The tally is complete, and this year’s Battle of the Badges winner is…WINFIELD! The Red Cross collected 52 units of blood in Winfield and 47 units of blood in Ark City. While we are excited for this win, the true winners are the Kansas hospitals and cancer centers that will have … Read more

Change for Winfield water treatment operations

As one step to keeping Winfield water safe, the city water treatment operations will begin treating the water with free chlorine on Monday July 15th. The annual temporary treatment adjustment should last six or seven weeks. Usually, the City uses a chloramine, a combination of chloride and ammonia sulfate, to purify the water. Over time … Read more

All Sports Tiger Tailgate set for August 27th

With the 2024-2025 school year nearing, fans of Cowley College athletics should plan to attend the All Sports Tiger Tailgate on Tuesday, August 27, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. in front of W.S. Scott Auditorium. Coaches from each of Cowley College’s 16 athletic programs will speak at the event and introduce members of their teams. Free hamburgers, … Read more

Roundtable series planned

The International Division of the Kansas Department of Commerce today announced it will begin a monthly Kansas Exporters Roundtable series in July. With three-quarters of potential customers located outside of the United States, Commerce will visit 15 cities across the state and offer assistance for small- to medium-sized Kansas companies.