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Kelly Administration hosts annual summit promoting Latina leadership

Governor Laura Kelly’s appointed Kansas Hispanic Latino American Affairs Commission (KHLAAC) held the Latina Leadership Summit this past Saturday at Wichita State University. The annual summit spotlights Latinas who have run for elected office or are strong, engaged advocates for progress in their communities. This year’s theme was “Uplifting Latina Power Through Civic Engagement,” and … Continue Reading Kelly Administration hosts annual summit promoting Latina leadership

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Fincher chosen to take part in All-Star Event

Cowley College sophomore Baylee Fincher, a two-time all-conference selection, was recently chosen to participate in the NJCAA Women’s Basketball Coaches Association TOP 40 All-Star and Hall of Fame Event, July 20-23, in Atlanta, GA. This past season, Fincher filled up the stat sheet for Cowley, leading the team in scoring (15.5 points per game), assists … Continue Reading Fincher chosen to take part in All-Star Event

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KDOT asks for comments on State Rail Plan

The Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) requests comments on the draft Kansas Rail Plan. This document provides an overview of freight rail networks in Kansas, commodity flows, economic data and, additionally, information about passenger rail service in the state. Rail plan updates are required every five years. Federal guidelines require a public comment period of … Continue Reading KDOT asks for comments on State Rail Plan

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Governor announces milestone for new business

Governor Laura Kelly announced today that since she took office in January 2019, Kansas has attracted over $9 billion in new investments by private sector businesses. The Kansas Department of Commerce, led by Lieutenant Governor David Toland, has closed on 658 economic development projects that have created or retained more than 43,500 jobs across the … Continue Reading Governor announces milestone for new business

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Ark City announces amended sanitation schedule

The City of Arkansas City will shift to a four-day sanitation schedule next week due to the closure of all City offices Monday, July 4th in observance of Independence Day. The Cowley County Landfill will be closed Monday July 4th for Independence Day. The F Street Limb Disposal and Compost Site will be open Saturday, … Continue Reading Ark City announces amended sanitation schedule

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Winfield Police announce active shooter response education event

The Winfield Police Department has announced a public presentation geared toward Active Shooter education. It’s set for September 20th from 1 until 4 p.m. at 700 Gary Street in Baden Square. The presentation is based off the Alerrt platform, which gives information on how to react during an active shooter scenario. The presentation is centered … Continue Reading Winfield Police announce active shooter response education event

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Hunting and fishing easier in Kansas

Beginning this month, hunters and anglers will benefit from a new-and-improved system designed to make accessing public lands in Kansas easier than ever. As part of the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks’ (KDWP) all-new licensing purchase system – Go Outdoors KS – outdoor recreationalists will not need a separate login to “check in” and … Continue Reading Hunting and fishing easier in Kansas

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State announces vaccines available for younger children

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) announced that Kansas has adopted the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) authorization for administering the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 6 months to 5 years old and the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 6 months to 6 … Continue Reading State announces vaccines available for younger children