City receives estimates for 107 W. Lincoln

Create: 08/29/2016 - 13:38

The City of Wellington has received two price estimates for the Lincoln Place building at 107 W. Lincoln – one the cost to stabilize, and another the cost to bring it down.

A report was provided by Professional Engineering Consultants which states the price to stabilize the building is $529,000. Once the City received that info they asked for an estimate for removing the structure. That estimate came in on Friday (August 25) and it was between $125,000 and $175,000.

Pre-Season Volleyball action in Winfield Saturday...

Create: 08/28/2016 - 01:21

Nothing like "warming up for the season" with a "5" match slate against some solid that's what our varsity Lady Crusader Volleyball girls did on Saturday at the "Early Bird" Invitational at Winfield High School. The all-day event featured numerous teams from around the area, some the Ladies will meet up with again soon. 

WRC fall preview

Create: 08/26/2016 - 14:50

On the latest episode of Show and Shel, Marcine Goodrum from the Wellington Rec Center goes over what programs are available this fall.

See the entire episode in the video above or on local cable channel 55.  

OUR NEW MASCOT needs a name...

Create: 08/25/2016 - 14:27

Thanks to WHS Student Council, Wellington High School has a new mascot and a name is needed!

STUCO is sponsoring the "NAME THE MASCOT" contest which is underway right now - deadline to enter is September 5th!

The COUNCIL will select some finalists from the submissions and YOU THE FAN will get to vote!!

SRMC welcomes new Podiatrist

Create: 08/23/2016 - 18:48

WELLINGTON, KS, August 2, 2016 - Sumner Regional Medical Center welcomes our new Podiatrist, Anthony Elliott, DPM to our Outpatient Clinic.

Dr. Elliott graduated from Des Moines University and has recently relocated to Kansas. He joined Dr. Thomas Lyman’s podiatry practice, Walnut Valley Foot Specialists, in Winfield, KS.

Dr. Elliott will be at SRMC on the first and third Fridays of the month. His first day at SRMC was Friday August 19th. Appointments can be made through the Walnut Valley Foot Specialist office at (620) 221-4443.

Wellington students are back to the books...

Create: 08/23/2016 - 16:10

Summer officially ended today for most of USD 353 students - the 2016-2017 school year is up and running! The doors are open at all facilities, many new changes have occurred, it's going to be a great year! The upper classmen at WHS will not begin until tomorrow, Wednesday the 24th. Today at WHS is orientation day for the incoming Freshmen and also the new students at the home of the Crusaders...and we have a new mascot wandering around - awesome stuff!

Community block party set for August 27

Create: 08/23/2016 - 15:55

On the latest Show and Shel, Shelley Hansel visits with the folks at the Hillside Baptist Church in Wellington about their upcoming community block party on August 27 in Sellers Park.

Watch the entire new episode in the video above or on local cable channel 55.

The block party will take place on Saturday, August 27 from 5 to 7 p.m., near the train.  

DUI crackdown now through Labor Day

Create: 08/22/2016 - 15:17

WELLINGTON, Kan. - Be warned that during the period, August 18th through Labor Day, September 5th, the Wellington Police Department will join almost 150 other local and state police agencies across the state in a crackdown aimed at removing drunk, drugged, and other dangerous drivers from the roadways. Known as You Drink. You Drive. You Lose., the enforcement is underwritten by a grant from the Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT).

Applications available for City Council vacancy

Create: 08/22/2016 - 14:22
WELLINGTON, Kan. - A vacancy exists in a Council Member position for the City of Wellington.
As per Resolution No. 5471 (see below), adopted November 1, 2011, establishing a procedure for filling a vacancy in a Council Member position, this is public notice of a fifteen (15) day application period for the position. The governing body asks that anyone interested in serving in the position submit an application for consideration.


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