Lake Afton

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KNSS News
June 30, 2020 - 6:17 pm
Authorities have identified the body of a missing swimmer found in a Kansas lake.
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KNSS News
June 28, 2020 - 8:16 am
Search for a 29-year-old man who went missing at Lake Afton leads comes to a close
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September 21, 2018 - 4:06 am
According to the Kansas Department of Health and Environment, Lake Afton in Sedgwick County is still under a blue-green algae warning. The potentially toxic algae bloom caused the KDHE to issue a public health warning back in July. The KDHE notes that bodies of water under a warning are not closed...
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July 12, 2018 - 4:25 pm
The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE), in conjunction with the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT), has issued public health warnings for Carbondale West Lake, Clarion Woods Park Lake, Webster Lake, Atchison County Park Lake, Melvern Outlet Pond, Melvern Outlet...
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Dreamstime
Steve Boyer
March 06, 2018 - 12:01 pm
Numerous wildfires in our area at this time. Fire crews from 3 departments are battling one near Lake Afton. Two structures are involved in this one. A fire in Reno county at Haven Road and Longview Road has caused Reno County to ask for help from Harvey and Sedgwick counties. And another fire...
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Dreamstime
Max Power
February 10, 2018 - 8:55 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) - The body of a 57 year old man who was found dead at Lake Afton this morning is being called a suicide. Lt. Tim Myers, with the Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office said the man was found by a lake goer, and his identity will be released after notification of his next of kin.
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Dreamstime
February 10, 2018 - 11:05 am
Authorities are conducting a death investigation at Lake Afton, near Goddard. We're told crews were called to the scene around 7:30 a.m. A person was found dead on the northeast side of the lake. We hope to learn more about this investigation later today.
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Dreamstime
July 03, 2017 - 11:00 am
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A man who drowned at a southern Kansas lake has been identified has been identified. Authorities say 21-year-old Javon Barber of Wichita drowned Saturday night in Lake Afton. Divers found his body more than two hours later. Officials say Barber and an acquaintance had been...
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Dreamstime
July 02, 2017 - 7:14 am
Wichita, Kan. (KNSS) - A man drowned at Lake Afton Saturday night. The call came in around 9:20 p.m. Upon arrival, fire department rescue teams from Wichita and Sedgwick County began searching for the man. They found his body after a two and a half hour search, about 100 to 160 feet from the shore...
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