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Art in the Park 2020

Winfield, KS
09/22/2020 11:54 AM

Autumn at the Nest

Winfield, KS
09/22/2020 11:52 AM
Do you need a new favorite sweater?  
Have you picked out your winter coat?
If not, we have you covered here at the Nest!
The store is full of must have fall merchandise!... Read more

Historic and Renovated Office can now be yours! 901 Main, Winfield, KS.

Arkansas City, KS
09/22/2020 11:50 AM
This building is ready for your business! Don't miss this unique Opportunity!... Read more

Vike-Connected Snapshot

Winfield, KS
09/22/2020 11:48 AM

Ride Your Bike Through the Best Gravel Roads in Cowley County on Halloween!

Winfield, KS
09/22/2020 11:45 AM
With 25, 50 and 100 mile options there’s something for everyone this Halloween! No matter which distance you choose you’ll enjoy a nice adventure through places you didn’t know existed in Cowley County. This ride starts at Walnut Valley Outpost on Halloween morning before leaving town on gravel roads. All distances will have rest stops to refuel and recharge, including a stop at Wheat State Wine Co. When you get back to town you’ll be greeted with a fresh brew from Ladybird Brewing. The cost is $30 for the 25 miles, $60 for the 50 & 100 mile distances, all registrants will receive an event shirt and pint glass. Beginners are welcome, although we recommend a few training rides beforehand. Questions? Please ask! Call or text 620-218-1971 or walnutvalleyoutpost@gmail.com . More information can be found at or sign up now: ... Read more

Please join us for the annual Winfield Community Food Pantry 5/10k… virtually!

Winfield, KS
09/22/2020 11:36 AM
This year may have deterred our plans to gather at Island Park but it can’t take away our spirit. We can still get outside, do something fun and at the same time give back to our community! The cost to participate is just $15 and as always 100% of the proceeds are donated to the Winfield Community Food Pantry. Find out all the details and get signed up here: WinfieldCommunityFoodPantryVirtualRun ... Read more

Small Business Grants Available

Winfield, KS
09/22/2020 11:34 AM
Cowley County has been awarded a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) from the Kansas
Department of Commerce to fund grants to businesses that have been impacted by the COVID-19
pandemic. This is a grant opportunity for those that experienced or are facing impending income losses
or other stresses due to COVID-19 through reimbursement of qualified expenses.... Read more

CMS Using Virtual Lessons to Teach Students

Winfield, KS
09/22/2020 11:32 AM
During this time of social distancing, masks, and hand washing, local music educators at The Community Music School (CMS) at Southwestern College are continuing to reach and teach young musicians through virtual lessons.... Read more

Market Mania benefitting BBBS

Arkansas City, KS
09/22/2020 11:26 AM

Co Little Sisters Needed

Winfield, KS
09/22/2020 11:24 AM

United Way’s Give Items of Value (GIV) program distributed over 2,000 toys to Winfield Community Food Pantry

Wichita, KS
09/22/2020 11:22 AM
Through their Give Items of Value (GIV) program, United Way of the Plains recently donated 2,082 toys to the Winfield Community Food Pantry.  The program also delivered 9,290 to Ark City’s Angels in the Attic, Inc. The 11,372 donated toys are intended to help children to “combat boredom, relieve anxiety, and even contribute to their educational development” during the pandemic. United Way received the toys through a partnership with the national Good360 and Toys for Tots. The Winfield Community Food Pantry and Angels in the Attic are giving out the toys as part of their normal distribution of food and other items they provide for people in need.

“We’re glad to help these agencies spread joy to the families in their communities!” said Pete Nájera, president and CEO of United Way of the Plains.... Read more

W4K program Securing Cowley County Votes

Winfield, KS
08/18/2020 02:51 PM

WVF Monopoly

Winfield, KS
08/18/2020 02:48 PM
As you are likely aware, the Walnut Valley Association decided in June to postpone the 49th Walnut Valley Festival until 2021 due to COVID-19 concerns. In the meantime, we have been busy making plans to hold a virtual festival this September that we are calling Walnut Valley Festival 48.5. This event will be streaming for free during the week that the Festival was scheduled to take place with donations being accepted to help our entertainers who have been unable to perform during this time as well as cover our production costs.

In place of advertising in our Program, we would like to offer you the opportunity to advertise as part of our virtual festival in the form of sponsorship for Walnut Valley Festival 48.5.... Read more

Prisca Barnes from Humanities Kansas Gives Program on John Lewis

Winfield, KS
08/18/2020 02:45 PM
Join Winfield Public Library for this presentation via Zoom that will explore John Lewis’ contribution to the national fight for equality and how visual images, and the participation of others in the struggle for racial justice, shaped and transformed America. Prisca Barnes, who visited WPL in February to give her talk on the Wichita Dockum Drugstore Sit-ins, joins us again on Friday, August 21st at 6:30pm to give an overview on John Lewis’ life of activism.  Register for the event by calling WPL at 620-221-4470 or through WPL’s online events calendar.... Read more

Southwestern College Begins Semester with Record Enrollment and Heightened Safety Measures

Winfield, KS
08/18/2020 02:43 PM
Southwestern College opened its 136th year with a record 630 full-time students enrolled for the fall semester. The college has welcomed 227 freshmen to campus this year, which tops the previous largest freshman class (2017) by nearly 40 students.... Read more

CCHSM program Interurban Railway in Cowley County

Winfield, KS
08/18/2020 02:37 PM
The Cowley County Historical Society and Museum is hosting a virtual program showcasing Interurban Railway in Cowley County from 1909 to 1926. The program will be posted on the CCHSM Facebook live on August 23rd at 2:00 pm.  Tune in to learn all about Cowley County's rich interurban past from Gary Learned.... Read more

August 2020 Sales

Winfield, KS
08/18/2020 02:25 PM

We're Hiring!

Winfield, KS
08/18/2020 02:23 PM

Pooch Plunge 2020

Winfield, KS
08/18/2020 02:21 PM

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