Sedgwick County

Dreamstime
December 07, 2017 - 8:31 pm
Sedgwick County has withdrawn its bid for a Tyson Foods chicken processing plant. The move comes following several weeks of public opposition. The Wichita Eagle reports the Greater Wichita Partnership confirmed on Thursday that Sedgwick County has taken itself out of the running for the project...
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December 06, 2017 - 9:53 pm
A gun locker installed at the Sedgwick County Courthouse at the cost of $73,000, is being questioned due to low use. County Commissioner Dave Unruh raised the question at this week's staff meeting. Unruh voted against the gun locker when it was approved in March. The Wichita Eagle reports that the...
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November 16, 2017 - 9:07 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Georgia man has been sentenced to two years and three months in federal prison for participating in a scheme that cost Sedgwick County $566,000. U.S. Attorney Tom Beall said George James, 49, of Brookhaven, Georgia, was sentenced Wednesday for wire fraud. James told...
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November 07, 2017 - 10:12 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) – Voters on Tuesday, selected the candidates to fill seats on the Wichita City Council, and the Wichita School Board. In the District 1 race, current councilwoman Lavonta Williams had reached her term limit. Vying for her seat were Brandon Johnson and Mike Kinard. Johnson won...
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October 28, 2017 - 7:50 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — About 75 people attended the first meeting of a group opposing bringing a Tyson processing plant to Sedgwick County. Sedgwick County is one of three finalists for the plant, which Tyson says would bring 1,600 jobs to its new location. Don Stull, who has studied the meat and...
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KNSS
October 26, 2017 - 5:32 am
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) – The Sedgwick County Sheriff and the District Attorney are asking the public for information after an out-of-state business operated in Wichita recently without a transient merchant license as required by Kansas law. Anyone solicited to enroll in and given a presentation for a...
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Steve & Ted
October 24, 2017 - 8:52 am
Election Commissioner Tabitha Lehman talks with Steve about the election coming up on Nov. 7th. Remember, bring that photo ID.
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KNSS NEWS
Steve McIntosh
October 23, 2017 - 10:04 am
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) - Sedgwick, Cloud, and Montgomery Counties are finalists for aTyson chicken-processing plant that would mean millions of dollars and hundreds of new jobs. Wichita Mayor Jeff Longwell tells KNSS News his involvement in attracting the plant has been mimnimal. He says this a...
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October 19, 2017 - 4:30 am
WICHITA, Kan. - Tyson has narrowed its location choices for a new $320 million dollar chicken-processing plant, and Sedgwick County is one of the finalists. On Wednesday, Tyson announced that Sedgwick County, Cloud County and an unknown third location were selected as finalists for a new processing...
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