Tag: Kansas

Former trustees question Burger appointment in light of family’s donation

The Cowley College Board of Trustees voted 5-0 on Dec. 11 to appoint Nancy Burger, of Winfield, to fill Sid Regnier’s vacant seat. The seat was empty for 274 days following Regnier’s resignation in March, when the board decided to leave it open until after the November election. Burger was […]

KanPak starts new 200,000-square-foot warehouse, distribution facility

KanPak U.S., a leading supplier of beverages and desserts using aseptic processing technology, recently announced the development of a new 200,000-square-foot warehouse and distribution facility in Goff Industrial Park in north Arkansas City. The state-of-the-art facility is expected to open in the third quarter of 2018. The new $10.3 million […]

Fuentes named December Student of the Month at Cowley College

Despite working 40 hours a week and taking 23 credit-hours this semester at Cowley College, Edgar Fuentes somehow manages to find time to be an involved student at the main campus in Arkansas City and maintain a 4.0 grade-point average. The Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) president and Student Ambassador was […]

Belindo puts ‘RN’ in Santa Run; Brandt named SCKMC employee of month

South Central Kansas Medical Center staff and family joined together recently to compete in the Arkansas City Area Chamber of Commerce Christmas in the City Santa Run. The 5K run took place on Dec. 2 through downtown Ark City, and ended with hot chocolate and Christmas cookies for all of […]

Cowley College releases trustee applicant names

Cowley College has released the names and applications of two citizens who have indicated interest in filling a vacant trustee seat. Michael Bergagnini, of Parkerfield, and Nancy Burger, of Winfield, both have applied to be considered. Bergagnini was one of seven people who ran for the Cowley College Board of […]

Celebrate hand-washing for the holidays on national awareness week

With the rush of the holidays, end-of-the-year excitement and turn in the weather, it’s easy to become run down and exhausted — perfect conditions for illness to take hold. When one’s system is compromised, it’s extra important to stay healthy by avoiding germs, and the best way to do that […]

Thanks to Red Kettle, many giving opportunities abound in holiday season

Arkansas City residents have many options for charitable giving year-round. However, there are even more to choose from around Christmas time. One notable addition in December is the Salvation Army Red Kettle program. This year, bell ringers can be found in the usual places, such as Walmart and Dillons, as […]

Commission recognizes volunteers, witnesses promotions, receives award

The City Commission of Arkansas City recognized several people during its Dec. 5 commission meeting. The first was Robert Courtland, a Winfield resident who owns property in Arkansas City. He was given a Good Neighbor Recognition Award by the city. Courtland has been involved heavily in citizen cleanup efforts in […]

Goossen to speak to W4K-CC about Kansas economy Dec. 9 in Winfield

WINFIELD — Women for Kansas-Cowley County (W4K-CC) will hold its December meetup from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Dec. 9 at the Winfield High School cafeteria, located at 300 Viking Blvd. The event, which is co-sponsored by Save our Schools, is free and open to the public. Duane Goossen, senior fellow […]

Creekstone Farms Premium Beef receives STAR Award for November

The Arkansas City Area Chamber of Commerce presented Creekstone Farms Premium Beef with the November STAR Award on Nov. 29. Creekstone was honored for its ongoing delivery of excellent products with an international presence, as well as its willingness to collaborate with the city’s businesses, civic groups, and nonprofits and […]