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Law enforcement respond to fatal wreck

On September 27, 2022 The Cowley County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to the 33000 block of US 77 Highway for a one vehicle roll over accident. The driver, Eric Michael Andes, 49 of Winfield, was driving a 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee northbound on US 77 Highway when it left the roadway and rolled several times … Continue Reading Law enforcement respond to fatal wreck

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Cowley College students raising awareness about homelessness

Raising awareness about the homeless in Cowley County, Cowley College students in the ACES (Academic Civic Engagement through Service) program recently spent a night on the streets. The event was in conjunction with A House of Hope fundraiser. Cowley House of Hope’s mission is to provide temporary housing, meals, and assistance in finding resources to … Continue Reading Cowley College students raising awareness about homelessness

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Crews begin electric meter changeouts

City of Winfield crews have begun electric meter changeouts across our system and are now working in the Winfield city limits. Customers may see crews entering the property to access the meters. All crews will be wearing City of Winfield clothing and have City of Winfield identification badges. Crews will knock on the door of … Continue Reading Crews begin electric meter changeouts

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Former Senator Pat Roberts honored

Governor Laura Kelly unveiled the Walk of Honor plaque dedicated to former Senator Pat Roberts. The Walk of Honor is located within the sidewalks surrounding the Kansas State Capitol Visitors Center grounds. It features people who are major figures on a state and national level and have a significant connection to Kansas. The Kansas Historical … Continue Reading Former Senator Pat Roberts honored

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Fly Kansas Air Tour coming up in October

The Kansas Department of Transportation’s Division of Aviation is partnering with the Kansas Commission on Aerospace Education (KCAE) to host the Fly Kansas Air Tour from Thursday, Oct. 6, to Saturday, Oct. 8. The annual flying celebration promotes aviation and economic growth. Over 30 pilots have already registered to fly the Air Tour this year, … Continue Reading Fly Kansas Air Tour coming up in October

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New program helps small business

Governor Laura Kelly announced a new program that will help Kansas small businesses innovate, bring new products and services to market, and compete at a global level. The Small Business Research & Development Acceleration Grants, which were approved by the 2022 Legislature and signed into law by Governor Kelly, are being made available through the … Continue Reading New program helps small business

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State says El Dorado Correctional Facility inmate has died

El Dorado Correctional Facility (EDCF) resident Cody James Torbol died Tuesday, September 20, 2022. He was found unresponsive in his cell Tuesday evening. Staff began life-saving measures immediately and continued after emergency medical services arrived. Mr. Torbol was pronounced deceased by medical staff. The cause of death is pending the results of an independent autopsy. … Continue Reading State says El Dorado Correctional Facility inmate has died

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Goodyear adding jobs

Governor Laura Kelly today announced The Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co.’s decision to invest $125 million and hire 40 new employees at its Topeka plant as part of modernizing its Kansas facility, which been in operation since 1945. This announcement comes during Governor Kelly’s ‘Prosperity On The Plains’ tour promoting economic development. Goodyear, one of … Continue Reading Goodyear adding jobs

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Police doing vehicle inspections at the station

Winfield Police remind, they will continue doing vehicle inspections at our station, 812 Millington St., this week while the Walnut Valley Festival continues cleanup and teardown. Inspections are held Tuesday and Thursday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. They are $20 (cash only), and you must bring the original title (or have the lienholder fax … Continue Reading Police doing vehicle inspections at the station