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Kansas communities begin cleanup, damage surveys after storms rip off roofs, down trees

Published   May 20, 2024 07:50PM
The National Weather Service had survey teams out Monday assessing storm damage in Halstead, Newton and Russell after severe storms hit central Kansas on Sunday night.

Those storms brought rain, large hail, strong wind gusts and a few reported tornadoes, according to the National Weather Service.

The strongest wind gusts in the state were recorded at 100 mph at the Salina airport. The Newton and Halstead areas saw 60 mph winds gusts, according to the NWS.

The NWS received 15 reports of tornadoes Sunday in ... Read more

Personal Information Stolen in City of Wichita Ransomware At

In early May, the city of Wichita, Kansas revealed that personal files were stolen in a ransomware attack.

On May 5, the city revealed the cyber attack and stated that as a security measure, certain city systems were shut down to contain ... Read more

Pennsylvania man accused of trafficking stolen human remains

SCRANTON, Pa. — A Pennsylvania man was charged Wednesday after he allegedly was involved in trafficking stolen human remains.

Andrew Ensanian, 38, from Montgomery, Pennsylvania, is charged with interstate transport of stolen goods. Ang ... Read more

Auburn DBF team has top-20 finish in AIAA Design Build Fly C

Auburn University’s Design, Build, Fly (DBF) program's goal was to compete in Wichita, Kansas. They succeeded — not only competing — but earning a top-20 international finish and being the top school in the Southeastern Conference.

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Spirit AeroSystems to lay off hundreds of hourly employees in Wichita

Published   May 16, 2024 08:30PM
Teammates,

I'm reaching out with a message that's difficult to write. Due to high inventory levels, we must slow down our operations to align our workforce with the needs of our customers. Consequently, we have made the difficult decision to reduce our hourly production workforce in Wichita by approximately 400-450 employees.

I understand this announcement will introduce uncertainty and concern-particularly for the families involved.

If you are directly affected, your manager will contact you in the coming ... Read more

Silver Alert issued for Wichita man

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - A Statewide Silver Alert has been issued for a man last seen in Wichita.

The whereabouts of 88-year-old James Elbert Bourn are unknown after he left Thursday, May 16 to get gas around 4 p.m.

Bourn was d ... Read more

Kansas City mayor confirms 'suspicious activity' on city's I

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City, Missouri, Mayor Quinton Lucas said Wednesday ongoing outages in city systems were caused by "suspicious activity" detected on the city's information technology systems.

Lucas said the city became aware o ... Read more

Join Kansas Rural Center for Its Annual Food and Farm Confer

The theme for this year's Kansas Rural Center's Annual Food and Farm Conference -- which will be held on November 16 in Wichita -- is "Innovation and Conservation." (Courtesy image)

NORTH NEWTON, Kan. — Join Kansas Rural Center this No ... Read more

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Mayor Pauly believes that all elected officials are servant leaders for the community they represent. As electeds, it is most important that we connect with our community, work to understand the values, goals and priorities of this special community, and reflect that in all the work that we do.