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VIN inspections set for next week

The Winfield Police Department says VIN inspections will be held in Barn 4 at the Winfield Fairgrounds through next Tuesday, August 16th. Beginning Thursday, August 18th, VIN inspections will be relocated to the police department, 812 Millington St., and will remain there until the conclusion of the Walnut Valley Festival. VIN inspections are held every … Continue Reading VIN inspections set for next week

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Funds raised for SANE, Awareness to Stop Stalking

Emma Mayfield helped collect over $300 plus in-kind donations for William Newton Hospital’s SANE program as part of her Stop Stalking pageant platform. International Junior Miss Kansas Jr. Teen, 15-year-old Mayfield, visited the hospital in Winfield on Thursday, bringing outfits in various sizes, blankets, undergarments, toys, stuffed animals, and more. The sexual assault nurse examiner … Continue Reading Funds raised for SANE, Awareness to Stop Stalking

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Man facing multiple charges after encounter with police

The Winfield Police Department says On August 5th, 2022, at approximately 11:54 AM, officers from the Winfield Police Department were dispatched to the 2700 Block of East 12th Avenue in Winfield for a report of a disturbance. Officers were advised that a male subject was attempting to force open the door of the residence. Officers … Continue Reading Man facing multiple charges after encounter with police

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Emergency alerts offered to attendees of the Walnut Valley Festival

The Walnut Valley Festival is just around the corner. Once again Cowley County will be offering emergency alerts to festival attendees through the Cowley Alerts notification system. This is a free service that users can opt into by simply texting “WVF2022” to the number 888777. By doing this you will receive messages regarding the festival … Continue Reading Emergency alerts offered to attendees of the Walnut Valley Festival

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Commerce Department launches Rural by Choice Champions Program

Lieutenant Governor and Commerce Secretary David Toland today announced a unique opportunity for rural communities throughout the state – the Rural by Choice Champions Program (Rural Champions). This one-year pilot program will create a network of grassroots individuals who will tackle critical community projects and identified needs integral for rural prosperity. Rural Champions, which was … Continue Reading Commerce Department launches Rural by Choice Champions Program

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USD 470 looking for substitute teachers

USD 470 says the school board recently voted to approve an increase in pay for substitute teachers and we are hiring! Pay starts at $125/day. Working as a substitute teacher is a rewarding and flexible career in education. You are able to choose your own schedule, gain valuable classroom experience, and make a positive difference … Continue Reading USD 470 looking for substitute teachers

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Schmidt requests a continued stop of the federal airline mask mandate

– Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt asked a federal appeals court to affirm a lower-court ruling from earlier this year that blocked the Biden administration from requiring masks on public transit, including commercial airlines. In a brief filed Monday in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit, Schmidt, along with 21 other state … Continue Reading Schmidt requests a continued stop of the federal airline mask mandate

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Governor Kelly promotes child care

Governor Laura Kelly today stopped at the newly opened Lindsborg Child Development Center as part of her Prosperity on the Plains economic tour. Expanding child care is a cornerstone of the Governor’s workforce and economic development efforts. Governor Kelly said. “Child care helps attract and retain a highly skilled workforce, brings business to the state, … Continue Reading Governor Kelly promotes child care

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Pancake Breakfast fundraiser set

The Cowley College volleyball team is conducting an all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast fundraiser on Saturday, August 13, at Central Christian Church in Arkansas City. The event will run from 7-11 a.m. Pancakes, sausage, juice, and coffee, will be served. The cost is $7 for adults, $4 for children age 5-11, and children four and under eat … Continue Reading Pancake Breakfast fundraiser set