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Several Hospitalized After Feces Exposure at Popular Water Park

A day full of fun in the sun turned into a nightmare for vacationers at a popular water park. Whether you’re heading to a popular theme park, spending a week at the beach, or cooling off and enjoying some thrills at a water park, the summer has become known as the perfect time for vacations around the country.
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Shop Local: Stroot Lockers Beef Jerky

I was out in Goddard one morning and decided to swing by Stroot Lockers. It’s been forever since I last had their beef jerky and had to get my hands on some. They had three different bags of jerky available: regular, teriyaki and jalapeno. The gentleman working the counter said the regular was the most popular, followed by the jalapeno, so those are the two I went with.

Kansas plant to reopen after fatal workplace accident

KINGMAN COUNTY—Authorities continue an investigation after a worker died Thursday at Fabpro Polymers, 100 S. Fabpro Way, in Kingman, according to the company. "The site was shut down to facilitate the investigation but we anticipate a partial startup of plant operations to commence on Tuesday." "The safety of our...

Dozens got sick after visiting Kansas splash park, CDC report says

A new federal study said dozens of people got sick after visiting a splash park near Wichita, Kansas, last summer. The study by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said that 21 people contracted Shigella bacteria and six others became sick with the norovirus after visiting the splash park at Tanganyika Wildlife Park in Goddard. Another 36 people reported gastrointestinal illnesses after visiting the splash park but didn't have lab tests confirming what caused their illnesses, according to The Wichita Eagle. At least four people were hospitalized afterward.

After school program offered by Haven USD 312

HAVEN, Kan. — Haven USD 312 is offering an after school program this year. The program is for students ages 5-12 and will be held at Haven Grade School. Enrollment forms are available at the school office. The cost is $30 per week or a $10 drop-in fee. Two...

Kansas school districts get creative to address bus driver shortage

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – The school year is just days away. Some area school districts do not have enough bus drivers. That’s why one local superintendent is trading out his office chair for the driver’s seat. From pay increases to better routes, many school districts are working hard to attract drivers. The superintendent of the […]

McKoy Young Wins Wyatt Oakman 4-H Award

McKoy Young was named the 2022 recipient of the Wyatt Oakman 4-H Member of the Year award. “I was very surprised and honored to be chosen,” Young said. “I didn’t know Wyatt, but it sounds like he was a pretty kind and cool kid.”. Young competed in...

Hutch to look at water rights situation closely with additional use in mind

HUTCHINSON, Kan. — Hutchinson/Reno County Chamber of Commerce CEO Debra Teufel understands that the City of Hutchinson's water resource is something that is being looked at more closely now in light of the needs in Yoder Water District 101, but while that topic is open is a good time to do the studying that it would take to figure out if getting water to a potential new industrial park south of South Hutchinson is feasible or not.

Amateur water skiers competing in Maize this week

MAIZE, Kan. (KAKE) - Water skiers from around the world, including some holding world records, started competition Sunday in the world's largest water ski tournament in Maize. The tournament runs through August 13th with more than 700 skiers competing. Amateur skiers are expected to compete for national titles at Mystic...