Changes approved for Wichita fireworks ordinance


Wichita City Council members have given unanimous approval to some changes in the city’s fireworks ordinance for this year. The city has changed its fireworks ordinance to follow state laws, and phase one last year defined two

Storm damage assessment begins in Harvey County


Harvey County officials are starting to assess the damage from Sunday’s severe thunderstorms that brought straight line winds of 72 to 90 mph. The Harvey County Appraiser’s Office has begun assessing damage in Halstead and Burrton, and

Evergy crews work to restore power after Sunday storms


UPDATE:  Evergy said Tuesday that most of the power has been restored after Sunday’s severe thunderstorms that brought down power lines across south central Kansas. The utility said 95 percent of power had been restored as of

Kansas Aviation Museum to host street dedication


A dedication ceremony will be held Wednesday for the dedication of Air Capital Boulevard, which will be a second name for George Washington Boulevard. The Wichita City Council recently approved the overnaming of George Washington Boulevard to

KDOT to host public meeting on K-254 plan


The Kansas Department of Transportation is hosting a third public meeting on a long range plan for K-254 in Sedgwick and Butler counties. The meeting will take place from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May