Sedgwick County Newswire

Sedgwick County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Sedgwick County, KS.

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  1. A day-by-day guide to Riverfest 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

    ... off your sleuthing skills and join in the Eagle Medallion Hunt. Daily clues in The Eagle will lead you to a Sedgwick County location to find the hidden medallion. Clues began in The Eagle on May 28, with the final clue on June 4 unless the medallion ...

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  2. Sheriffa s Office: Teen shooting case was accidental, search for suspects called offRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Wichita Eagle

    The Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office is no longer looking for suspects in a shooting case from last week near Clearwater, according to a news release from the office. The incident was originally reported as a home invasion , but subsequent investigation led the office to reclassify the case as an accidental shooting.

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  3. Rural counties offer better income mobility, study showsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Wichita Eagle

    Children who grew up poor in many rural counties in Kansas have a better chance of moving into the middle class than those who grew up in urban areas such as Wichita, a new study shows. The study found that children who grew up in Sedgwick County will make an average of $6,140 less per year by the time they are 26 than a child who grew up in Kingman County.

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  4. Wichita Area Girl Found SafeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WIBW-TV Topeka

    ... been seen since around 9:30 p.m. the night before. She appears to be fine, per reports from the scene. The Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office is asking the public for help in finding a missing 13-year-old autistic girl. Gabrielle "Nikkie" Stoll went ...

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  5. Eagle Medallion Hunt: The rules and how to playRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... start of the Contest, who have a valid U.S. federal- or state-issued ID and who can be physically present in Sedgwick County, KS, during the Contest Period ("Contestants"). In addition, the Potential Winner must be physically present at Williams Ace ...

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  6. Sedgwick County Sheriffa s Office seeks missing 13-year-old girlRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Wichita Eagle

    Gabrielle "Nikkie" Stoll is autistic and may be on her way home to Rose Hill, according to a statement released by the Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office and the Exploited and Missing Child Unit. She went missing from 8552 S. Broadway and was last seen at about 9:30 p.m. Wednesday.

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  7. lastRead the original story

    Thursday | KMUW-FM Wichita

    ... ress report on the three projects selected in Wichita. Visitors to the Amphibian and Reptile Building at the Sedgwick County Zoo are searching for turtles, snakes and lizards in the glass aquariums built into the walls. Some are...

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  8. Increase in mosquito population in Sedgwick CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | KAKE

    ... and giving it to people, so, education and information really is powerful," said Adrienne Byrne-Lutz, Sedgwick County Health Director. Although Sedgwick County and the City of Wichita have not been spraying for mosquitoes for at least 15 years, they ...

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  9. a WATC search is on as Tony Kinkel officially takes Tennessee jobRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | Business Journal

    Wichita Area Technical College President Tony Kinkel officially has a new job, with his recommendation to be the next leader at Motlow State Community College approved by the Tennessee Board of Regents Wednesday morning. Kinkel notified WATC employees on Tuesday of his intention to take the new position, which he will begin on August 1. School spokesperson Joe Ontjes says the Sedgwick County Technical Education and Training Authority will be conferring about the search process, with an announcement about how it will proceed expected in the coming days.

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  10. Tip leads to hit-and-run truck that injured bicyclists in HaysvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | The Wichita Eagle

    A tip from the public has led Sedgwick County sheriff's investigators to a pick-up truck involved in a hit-and-run that seriously injured two teenage bicyclists on Saturday, an official said Wednesday. Shortly before midnight on May 23, a 15-year-old Clearwater girl and a 17-year-old Haysville girl were riding bicycles in the 7800 block of South Meridian when a white Toyota pickup hit them and didn't stop, Dehning said.

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  11. Wichita police investigating sexual abuse case; 13-year-old arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... seriously," Espinoza said. "We have well-trained women and men, both in the Wichita Police Department and Sedgwick County's Sheriff's Office, who are trained in dealing with victims of this age. They will be able to interview and get accurate ...

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  12. WATC search is on as Tony Kinkel officially takes Tennessee jobRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | Business Journal

    ... intention to take the new position, which he will begin on August 1. School spokesperson Joe Ontjes says the Sedgwick County Technical Education and Training Authority will be conferring about the search process, with an announcement about how it ...

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  13. Shooting reported near Pawnee and Rock; man in critical conditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | The Wichita Eagle

    Police were called to the 2100 block of South White Oak at 10:42 p.m., according to a Sedgwick County 911 dispatcher. That is near Pawnee and Rock Road.

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  14. Second Sedgwick County driver's license office opens in DerbyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2013 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... to help relieve crowding at Twin Lakes and other licensing offices in the region. The Derby office gives Sedgwick County two offices for the first time in more than a decade. Complaints of long waits had been common, especially in Sedgwick County, ...

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  15. Kansas agency plans to change vehicle renewal noticesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... that would go out will cover those with last names starting with M, N and O with renewals due in August, Sedgwick County Treasurer Linda Kizzire said Tuesday. The new method will not list information about the vehicles up for renewal nor the amount ...

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  16. Deputy escapes injury in crash near Wichita middle schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | KAKE

    A Sedgwick County Sheriff's deputy escaped injury this afternoon when his patrol car was involved in an accident. The accident happened over the noon hour near Truesdell Middle School at 2464 S. Glenn Avenue.

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  17. Where kids live mattersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | The Wichita Eagle

    New research found that where low-income children grow up can have a significant impact on their future earnings and success. Unfortunately, it also found that Sedgwick County is not a good place for income mobility - a problem that local and state leaders need to tackle.

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  18. In Kansas and Wichita, there's a reason for slow growthRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | Voice For Liberty in Wichita

    ... economic development is weak. GWEDC's information said these jobs were for the geographical area of Sedgwick County. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the labor force in Sedgwick County in 2014 was 247,614 persons. So the jobs created by ...

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  19. Lightning strike causes house fire in Goddard; no injuriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | The Wichita Eagle

    Lightning from severe thunderstorms Monday afternoon sparked a fire at a home in Goddard, and floodwaters swept an SUV off the road in Crawford County. Lightning struck the back of the roof on a one-story house in Goddard at around 3:30 p.m. Eddie Fajardo, division chief for the Sedgwick County Fire Department, said the fire started on the roof line and spread to the soffit, or the overhang on the house.

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  20. Memorial Day severe weather threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | KAKE

    ... threat for severe weather occurring north of Wichita, severe weather is still possible in and around Sedgwick County. If you have outdoor plans this afternoon, keep a close on the sky for changing weather conditions. It is also a great idea to have ...

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