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October 22, 2019 - 9:45 pm
The remains of Korean War soldier from Kansas have been identified nearly seven decades after his death. A Defense Department agency that's tasked with accounting for missing troops announced Tuesday in a news release that the remains are those of Sgt. James Ernest Smith Jr. of Sedgwick. He was...
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September 21, 2019 - 7:40 pm
The city of Sedgwick announced that Larry Alexander, the city's police chief, was terminated, in a social media post. In a statement by City Administrator Joe Turner, at approximately 3:05 p.m. Wednesday, Larry Alexander was “terminated for cause.” Because it is a personnel matter, no other details...
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Steve McIntosh
September 19, 2019 - 4:24 am
A man has died after his car collided with a truck and landed in a pond in northwest Sedgwick County Tuesday night. 58-year-old Clifford Bliss of Sedgwick was submerged in the pond before he was pulled out by firefighters. He later died at a hospital. The driver of the truck ... 37-year-old Jeffery...
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August 27, 2019 - 7:19 pm
A 14-year-old student is in custody for an alleged threat against Sedgwick schools in Harvey County. Sedgwick police and the Harvey County sheriff's office investigated a threat of potential violence on Monday evening. The sheriff's office said in a Facebook post that the teen suspect was taken...
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Steve McIntosh
July 19, 2019 - 9:50 am
Preliminary estimates put the Kansas seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate at 3.4 percent in June ... down from 3.5 percent in May and up from 3.3 percent in June of 2018. Figures from the Kansas Department of Labor and the Bureau of Labor Statistics show a decline of nearly one percent in state...
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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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