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Newell signs with Cowley County to bowl
Alex Newell was in fifth grade when she found her passion. But it was the longevity that worried her. “I kind of fell in love with bowling,” said Newell, a Manhattan High senior bowler. “I didn’t know I was going to take it this far. As I progressed, I got better and better. I was like, ‘OK, I can p
Winfield police search for shooting suspects
WINFIELD, Kan. (KAKE) - Authorities in Winfield are advising some residents to shelter in place as they search for two shooting suspects. Cowley County Emergency Management said Friday afternoon on Facebook that officers and deputies are searching the area of Canterbury Village, an apartment complex
Man critical after accidentally shot in the head with nail gun
DERBY, Kan. (KAKE) - A 38-year-old man has been hospitalized after he was accidentally shot in the head with a nail gun. According to a dispatch supervisor, the man approached a deputy working an accident near K-15 and 63rd Street South in Derby. He asked for help because he had been shot in the hea
Mulvane Land Bank moves to sell downtown properties
The City of Mulvane will soon see the renovation of two adjacent properties downtown. The properties, located in a joint building at 100 and 102 W. Main, will be sold to Larry Beck through an agreement with the Mulvane Land Bank.
The Griswold of Rose Hill
ROSE HILL, Kan. (KSNW) - Many call him the Griswold of Rose Hill and it is easy to see why. The house southeast of Wichita has just about every Christmas light you can imagine.
Cowley County deputies investigate BB gun incident
COWLEY COUNTY, Kan. (KAKE) - Cowley County Sheriff's deputies are investigating a shooting incident in Geuda Springs Sunday. The Wellington Daily News tells KAKE News that deputies were responding to an aggravated battery call involving a BB gun. The victim was taken to the local hospital with super
Authorities in Cowley County investigating shooting
GUEDA SPRINGS, Kan. (KSNW) - Authorities are investigating a shooting that happened around 2:30 p.m Sunday in Gueda Springs. The victim reported that he had been shot in the head four or five times with a possible .22 caliber weapon and drove to his parent's home in Cowley County.
8-year-old Kansas girl celebrates birthday giving to homeless
WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) - A young Mulvane girl is celebrating her birthday by collecting and donating goods to those in need. "I am going to be in downtown Wichita at the Lord's Diner handing stuff out to the people who need it," said Emmi Benson.
Wagoner's Shireman signs with Cowley County
Trystian Shireman, center, signed a college letter of intent on Wednesday, Nov. 28 with Cowley County Community College in Arkansas City, Kan. Shireman has finished third at the State tournament the last two years.
Winfield woman dies, man hurt after crashing into tractor
WINFIELD, Kan. (KAKE) - Authorities say a 67-year-old Winfield woman died and a man was hurt when their car crashed into a a tractor's grain drill.
New city executive jumping into the job
Derby’s new deputy city manager, Kiel Mangus, is getting reacquainted with the city. Mangus grew up in Mulvane, so he’s familiar with the area, but after being away for a number of years, especially with all the rapid, recent development, it’s a different place.
Valley competes in first swimming events
Coach Abra Thieme encourages Valley Center swimmers during a relay event Nov. 29 in Newton. The Valley Center High School boys' swimming team competed in its first-ever invitational Nov. 29 at Newton. The Hornets scored 23 points as a team.
KU student from Derby wins competitive scholarship
Nick Lankford, a graduate student at the University of Kansas from Derby, has been awarded the 2018 Tax Challenge Scholarship from a field of 20 some applicants. The $2,000 scholarship is based on performance in tax classes and the potential to be an outstanding tax professional. “Nick has been a st
Panther wrestling shines in two weekend tournaments
Derby sent 20 wrestlers to two separate tournaments and came home with 11 top-three finishers. As a team, the Panthers finished second (168) in the Douglass Goodwill Invitational and brought home a seventh-place finish (266) at SM Northwest. In Douglass, five wrestlers won their weight class.
Wills, Lindsey brothers built on wrestling
Athletic programs have often adopted the word “family” as their tagline, but few can claim that actual, literal family exists in the program. They may claim they’re brothers or sisters, and they may be as close as that, but no blood is shared.
Kansas 4-H Science of Agriculture Challenge pushes students to find answers
“The nature of work and good research is failure.” Wade Weber, State 4-H program leader/department head for 4-H Youth Development at Kansas State University, said today’s youth need to develop more critical thinking skills. He, along with several others involved with the new Kansas 4-H Science of Ag
Woman identified in fatal Winfield crash
COWLEY COUNTY, Kan. (KWCH) Friday Nov.30, 2018.
Nashville Walmart says Kid Rock paid off hundreds of layaways
NASHVILLE (WKRN) - It looks like Kid Rock is spreading Christmas cheer in Nashville today. The Walmart on Dickerson Pike posted about it on their Facebook page saying,. "Our store got a call from Kid Rock saying that he wanted to pay off all of our customers’ remaining layaway balances! His gift is
Death sentence re-examined in Jodi Sanderholm case
WINFIELD, Kan. (KAKE) - Eleven years after her death and nine years after her murderer was convicted, Jodi Sanderholm’s family is back in court. Once again, they had to re-live the nightmare of her kidnapping, rape and murder.
Authorities in Cowley Co. investigating after fatal crash
COWLEY COUNTY, Kan. (KSNW) - Cowley County authorities are on the scene of a fatal crash near Winfield.