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Candidate Q&A: Michael Bergagnini — Cowley College Board of Trustees

Name: Michael A. Bergagnini Position you are running for: Cowley College Trustee Family members (e.g. spouse, children, grandchildren): Wife, daughter, 17 grandchildren, seven great-grands to-date. Daughter and several grands attended Cowley College; some of the greats probably will, too. How long have you lived in Cowley County? 35 years. I […]

Candidate Q&A: Tyler Yung — USD 470 Board of Education

Name: Tyler Yung Position you are running for: USD 470 Board of Education Family members (e.g. spouse, children, grandchildren): Married my high school sweetheart, Alysha, and have two boys, Oakley and Easton. How long have you lived in Arkansas City? I moved to Arkansas City in 1997 and started attending Jefferson Elementary, and […]

10th annual Fly-In and Car Show planned June 17 at Strother Field

The 10th annual Melvin Current Wings and Wheels Strother Field Fly-In and Classic Car Show is just around the corner. On June 17, individuals of all ages are welcomed to attend for free from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The event begins at 7:30 a.m. at Strother Field, with breakfast […]

Venegas charged with second-degree murder in death of Garrett Misora

Salvador Venegas Jr., 29, of Arkansas City, has been charged with second-degree murder following an accident that left him severely injured and killed Garrett Misora last November. Misora was a Cowley College student from Winfield who will be remembered with an honorary degree from the college. Venegas, who is confined […]

Arkansas City students predict all but one race correctly in Kids Voting

Arkansas City students elected Republican Donald Trump to the presidency in mock voting on Election Day, correctly predicting across all grade levels what some analysts have called the biggest upset in presidential election history. The voting was part of the sixth mock general election sponsored by the Optimists of Arkansas […]

Roundup of events for 85th annual Arkalalah Festival

Staff Report Here is a handy roundup of all of the 85th annual Arkalalah Festival events taking place this week: Wednesday, Oct. 26 Concessions Open Concessions for the 2016 Arkalalah Festival will be open from 11 a.m. to about 10 p.m. Oct. 26 in downtown Arkansas City. Arktoberfest Stop by […]

Steven Kent Tredway

Steven Kent Tredway, 65, of Arkansas City, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016, at his home. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 24, 2016, at Miles Funeral Service in Winfield. Interment will follow at Burden Cemetery. Born Aug. 8, 1951, in Sedan, […]

Public, students invited to Kids Voting Kansas forum Oct. 19 at ACMS

Eight local candidates for the Cowley County Commission and Kansas Legislature will attend a Kids Voting Kansas forum Oct. 19. The forum, which is free and open to the public, will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the Arkansas City Middle School auditorium, 400 E. Kansas Ave. It is sponsored by […]

Afternoon fire at GE plant extinguished by Ark City, Winfield firefighters

The Arkansas City and Winfield fire-EMS departments, and the Cowley County Sheriff’s Office, responded Thursday/Sept. 22 to a structure fire at the General Electric plant located in Strother Field. The fire began at 12:44 p.m. in Building 5, according to police scanner reports. Winfield Fire-EMS was the first to arrive […]