Sedgwick County

May 01, 2018 - 5:27 am
A grass fire burned more than 20 acres in northeast Sedgwick County and into Harvey county Monday afternoon. It happened on North 79th East near the county line. KSN News spoke with Sedgwick County Fire Captain Kevin Nelson who said, "a previous controlled burn re-ignited based on the high wind and...
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Steve McIntosh
April 20, 2018 - 10:41 am
The Kansas Department of Labor reports a seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate of 3.4 percent in March ... unchanged from February ... and down from 3.7 percent in March of 2017. Nonfarm jobs increased by 2,100 over the month ... the tenth consecutive month of job growth. Since March of last year,...
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Dreamstime
March 02, 2018 - 8:33 pm
Fire crews in Harvey County battled a grass fire. It happened Friday afternoon in the 7800 block of SE 36th. Units from Sedgwick County also assisted in battling the blaze. The fire destroyed five buildings but a home was saved as fire crews were able to get ahead of the fire and applied foam to...
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Dreamstime
January 24, 2018 - 8:25 pm
Sedgwick County was informed this week that it received $393,914.17 for the loss of funds from a fraudulent activity that occurred in September 2016. A claim was filed with Lexington Insurance Company, a property insurance company, and it was accepted. “I’m thrilled that we were able to recover...
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Dreamstime
January 10, 2018 - 12:30 pm
The flu season is in full swing. Sedgwick County Health Director Adrienne Byrne tells KNSS News, "We encourage people to get their flu shots in August and September, and flu season can go through as long as April; and so it's important to still get in and get a flu shot because we haven't had our...
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Steve & Ted
January 10, 2018 - 8:47 am
Sedgwick County Health Director Adrienne Byrne joins Steve and Ted telling listeners it's not too late to get a flu shot.
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Dreamstime
December 28, 2017 - 10:36 am
The Sedgwick County Emergency Communications non-emergency phone line will be available between 9 p.m. December 31st and 1 a.m. January 1st. This line functions as an alternative to 911 and is meant to receive calls for non-emergency nuisances that do not pose a threat to life or property. Examples...
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Dreamstime
December 26, 2017 - 10:20 pm
Sedgwick County is once again providing a tree recycling program for non-artificial Christmas trees. For the sixteenth year you can find nearly two dozen drop off sites in Wichita and Sedgwick County through January 23. County park personnel will ground the trees into mulch, which will then be made...
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Dreamstime
December 23, 2017 - 9:11 am
Wichita, Kan. (KNSS) - Sedgwick County plans to consolidate its tag offices by closing the Brittany Center and Chadsworth Center offices in Wichita, along with the Derby Towne Center office. The Derby Informer reports that County Treasurer Linda Kizzire signed an agreement Thursday. The county will...
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Steve McIntosh
December 14, 2017 - 4:48 am
Free flu vaccines are available for uninsured Sedgwick County residents over the age of 19, while the vaccination is in stock. The vaccine is available at Sedgwick County's Dvision of Health main clinic, 2716 West Central in Wichita. Flu shots are available to uninsured children up to age 18 and...
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