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Steve McIntosh
April 15, 2019 - 10:38 am
At Tuesday's meeting, the City Council will discuss a new police substation for east Wichita. Mayor Jeff Longwell tells KNSS News the substation will be located near Kellogg and Edgemoor ... and will likely be combined with a fire substation. The Council will discuss plans for the Wichita River...
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Steve McIntosh
April 08, 2019 - 10:38 am
At Tuesday's meeting the Wichita City Council will consider approval of an 80-foot wireless communication tower near 18th and Woodland in north Riverside. Mayor Jeff Longwell tells KNSS News he's not sure the tower will get much support from City Council members, but he anticipates a good "...
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Steve McIntosh
April 01, 2019 - 10:20 am
Wichita has been named one of 20 finalists for a 2019 All-America City designation. Mayor Jeff Longwell tells KNSS News the City will go before a panel and "plead our case" to be one of ten cities to be designated All-America. The cities are judged on civic engagement, collaboration, inclusiveness...
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Steve McIntosh
March 18, 2019 - 10:27 am
What is the fate of baseball's NBC World Series, now that it's long tome home -- L-D Stadium -- has been demolished? Wichita Mayor Jeff Longwell tells KNSS News the tournament will have a "play-in" week and a "championship". The "play in" week's games will likley be played at Eck Stadium on the...
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January 10, 2019 - 8:06 pm
A Kansas mayor who was recently elected after serving three years in prison has spent his first day in office helping qualified ex-offenders get their criminal records expunged. Jermaine Wilson presided over his first Leavenworth City Commission meeting as the new mayor on Tuesday evening. Wilson...
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Steve McIntosh
December 10, 2018 - 10:24 am
The Wichita City Council meeting Tuesday will look at several issues. Mayor Jeff Longwell tells KNSS News the council will finalize the contract for the team to build a new downtown stadium. The council will also probably delay for a week any action on a new watger treatment facility. Longwell...
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Steve McIntosh
November 26, 2018 - 10:20 am
Work is progressing on the demolition of Wichita's LD Stadium ... in preparation for a new stadium and minor league baseball team. Mayor Jeff Longwell tells KNSS News he expects an announcement this week on the architect and construction team for the new stadium. Longwell says "They're ready to go...
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Steve McIntosh
October 08, 2018 - 10:38 am
Wichita Mayor Jeff Longwell is wrapping up a year as president of the League of Kansas Municipalities. Longwell tells KNSS News the League is composed of about 550 mayors, clerks, and administrators from across the state. Longwell says League members are optimistic about the future and they "care...
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March 26, 2018 - 6:58 pm
Topeka's mayor says experiencing domestic violence firsthand gives a different perspective on the work being done by her newly-formed task force. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that the Mayor's Task Force Against Domestic Violence announced last week includes representatives from programs and...
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Dreamstime
November 08, 2017 - 8:49 pm
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A high school administrator has unseated the mayor of the Unified Government of Wyandotte County and Kansas City, Kansas. The Kansas City Star reports that David Alvey upset Mark Holland on Tuesday. Holland says his opponent did a "better job" at getting supporters to the...
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