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First weekend of county mask order goes smoothly

In the first weekend of the Sedgwick co Mask order, local businesses and residents of Derby say most people are complying. → Read More

Restaurants faced few issues with city's mask ordinance over weekend

The first weekend of the city of Wichita's mask mandate came and went with little disturbance for some local restaurants. → Read More

Holiday fireworks lead to rise in run away pets

The Fourth of July holiday week is one pf the busiest times for animal control centers due to spikes in runaways. How you can find your pet if they run off. → Read More

Group rallies outside Mayor's house in response to mask mandate

A small group of protesters rally outside of Mayor Brandon Whipple's house in response to the mask mandate → Read More

"We have to be the change" Voter registration rally aims to make change at ballot box

A rally is held to boost voter registration in North Wichita. → Read More

Wichita photographers begin to bounce back from Covid-19 shutdown

Photographers were one of many professions hit hard by Covid-19 related shutdowns. Two Wichita based ones speak about how they are bouncing back and what comes next. → Read More

Project Justice ICT hosts vigil for Black and Indigenous women

Project Justice ICT held a vigil to commemorate the lives of Black and Indigenous women who have either gone missing or have been killed. → Read More

Little Lives Matter Too rally in Wichita part protest, part educational opportunity

Local group in Wichita hold rally to teach kids about protesting, BLM and police brutality. → Read More

Telemedicine offers access to care and education during Covid-19

Local health organizations turn to Telemedicine to help offer care and education. → Read More

Wichita workforce center reopens to public

The Wichita Workforce center has reopened to the public. Find out what new safety measures they are taking as well as what opportunities are available. → Read More

More businesses open up as part of phase 2 of reopening

More business were allowed to reopen on Friday, May 22nd. One local bowling alley owner speaks on what precautions they are taking. → Read More

Sedgwick County Zoo is now open to the public

For the first time since March, the doors to the Sedgwick County Zoo were open to the public. → Read More

KU school of medicine students graduate early to help rural hospitals fight COVID

20 KU School of Medicine students graduated early to help out rural communities through a new program. → Read More

Non profits talk about need for help on Giving Tuesday

With unemployment skyrocketing and more and more people seeking help due to the coronavirus, nonprofits across Wichita are seeing an unprecedented surge Brian Walker, the CEO of the Kansas Food ba... → Read More

Tanganyika wildlife park begins phased opening to the public

“We’re requiring everybody to go online and make a reservation for time of entry so we can avoid everybody showing up at once and having this big crowd," the park's assistant director said. → Read More

Law enforcement, local churches spend Friday aiding community

During the coronavirus pandemic, one thing has been consistent, people are finding ways to help others. Members of pathway church in west Wichita are hard at work packing bags of food. Pathway is w... → Read More

Doctors urge people to seek treatment as emergency calls and room visit numbers dwindle

February was a hectic month for Sedgwick County EMS, they received the highest amount of calls ever. Paul Misasi, deputy director of operations for county EMS says “it was really pressing our medi... → Read More

Drivers line up for blocks as Salvation Army holds food distribution drive

Volunteers packed cars full of much needed food supplies outside the Salvation Army. → Read More

Senator Moran looks to remove caps on farm aid

With meat packing plants and restaurants shutting down to the coronavirus outbreak, commodity prices for dairy and cattle are hitting their low points and for some, federal aid will be too small to... → Read More

Rural hospitals in Kansas prepared for COVID-19

Rural hospitals in the University of Kansas Medical System have a unexpected boost in the fight against coronavirus. → Read More