Sedgwick

May 10, 2019 - 10:46 am
The Kansas Department of Health and Environment has issued a boil water advisory for the City of Augusta and Sumner County Rural Water District 3, which includes Wellington. Officials issued Augusta the advisory because of a line break resulting in a loss of pressure and Sumner County because of a...
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Steve McIntosh
April 19, 2019 - 10:03 am
Preliminary estimates reported by the Kansas Department of Labor and Bureau of Labor Statistics show a seasonally adjusted unemployment rate of 3.5 percent in March. This was up from 3.4 percent in February and up from 3.4 percent in March 2018. Kansas gained 5,900 jobs, when compared to March of...
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Steve McIntosh
January 18, 2019 - 9:58 am
Preliminary estimates reported by the Kansas Department of Labor and Bureau of Labor Statistics show a seasonally adjusted unemployment rate of 3.3 percent in December. This was up from 3.2 percent in November and down from 3.5 percent in December 2017. Seasonally adjusted job estimates indicate...
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November 13, 2018 - 2:16 pm
Sedgwick County commissioners meet Wednesday to discuss the issue of ethical conduct by the members of the commission. Last week, the commission met in special session to take up the issue of conduct by County Counselor Eric Yost. They voted 4 to 1 to suspend Yost for allegedly violating attorney-...
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July 25, 2018 - 10:42 pm
A City of Sedgwick police officer has been arrested, accused of stealing from his employer. Lt. Brilan Marks, 26, was taken into custody Wednesday afternoon by the Harvey County Sheriff's Office. Officials haven't released any information about what was missing. But, City of Sedgwick Administrator...
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July 24, 2018 - 9:04 pm
A motorcyclist has died following a crash in northern Sedgwick County. It happened around 1:30 p.m. Tuesday afternoon at 101st Street North and Broadway. The Sedgwick County Sheriff's Department said a pickup was heading east on 101st Street and a motorcycle was heading north on Broadway. The...
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July 11, 2018 - 10:00 am
Officials say fireworks injured more than 130 people in Kansas during the week of the Fourth of July. The Kansas Department of Health and Environment says the injuries were reported by emergency departments throughout the state. Sedgwick County had the most injuries, with 38, followed by Shawnee...
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Steve McIntosh
May 18, 2018 - 9:47 am
The Kansas Department of Labor reports the state unemployment rate at 3.4 percent in April ... unchanged from March ... and down slightly from 3.6 percent in April of 2017. Nonfarm jobs increased by 2,200 over the month. The largest job gains were in trade, transportation and utilities, and...
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Dreamstime
March 24, 2018 - 8:28 pm
If you have an old tv or printer that you need to get rid of, you can do just that next month for free! Sedgwick County is offering free electronic waste collection between April 5-7 and again from April 12-14. You can take items to the West Yard at 4701 S. West Street between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m...
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Steve McIntosh
March 12, 2018 - 9:44 am
The Kansas Department of Labor reports the state seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate for January was 3.5 percent ... unchanged from December ... and down from 3.9 one year ago. The state added 200 jobs over the month. The Wichita M-S-A jobless rate was 3.8 percent in January ... up from 3.5...
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