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Three Wyandotte County students named to dean’s list at William Jewell College

Three students from Wyandotte County were named to the dean’s list for the spring 2017 semester at William Jewell College, Liberty, Mo.

To qualify for the dean’s list, students must earn at least a 3.7 grade point average while carrying 14 or more semester hours.

The Wyandotte County students on the dean’s list include:
• Gwenyth C. Barrett, Bonner Springs, Kansas, sophomore, psychological sciences and applied critical thought and inquiry;
• Kylie N. Jorgensen, Kansas City, Kansas, sophomore, biology; and
• Grace Marie Miller, Kansas City, Kansas, junior, psychological sciences and Spanish.

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Two Wyandotte County students on Iowa State’s spring dean’s list

Two Wyandotte County students were named to the spring dean’s list at Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa.

Students on the dean’s list have a grade point average of at least 3.5 on a 4.0 scale while carrying a minimum of 12 credit hours of graded course work.

On the dean’s list from Wyandotte County:

Jared Hiss, Bonner Springs, Kan., junior, advertising.

Tanna Mafnas, Kansas City, Kan., senior, kinesiology and health.

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Cooling centers have opened throughout Wyandotte County

With many residents still without power following a Friday night storm, and with an excessive heat warning in effect from noon to 7 p.m. Saturday, the Unified Government has announced a list of cooling centers that will be open today.

According to a note on the library’s website, the West Wyandotte Library on North 82nd Street is closed today because of a power outage.

Cooling Centers:

KCK Libraries are open. People will be asked to use library resources while there, and sleeping is not allowed. Libraries are a great place to stay cool and read.

Main Branch: 625 Minnesota Ave, KCK
8:30 a.m. – 8:30 p.m. Monday – Thursday
8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday
1 p.m. – 5 p.m. Sunday

South Branch: 3104 Strong Ave, KCK
9 a.m. – 9 p.m. Monday – Thursday
9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday
1 p.m. – 5 p.m. Sunday

Turner Community Library: 831 S. 55th St, KCK
10 a.m. – 8 p.m. Monday – Thursday
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday
10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday
Closed on Sunday

Wyandotte West Branch: 1737 N. 82nd St., KCK
9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday – Thursday
9 a.. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday
1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday

Bonner Springs:

Library: 201 N. Nettleton, Bonner Springs, Kan.
9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday – Thursday
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday
1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday

Community Center: 200 E. 3rd St, Bonner Springs, Kan.
8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday – Friday

Wyandotte County Parks and Recreation:

Armourdale Community Center – 730 Osage, KCK
4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday – Friday

Eisenhower Community Center – 2901 N. 72nd, KCK
9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday – Friday

Joe E Amayo Argentine Community Center – 2810 Metropolitan, KCK
9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday – Friday

John F. Kennedy Community Center – 1310 N. 10th St, KCK
Noon to 9 p.m. Monday – Friday

Turner Recreation Commission: 831 S. 55 Street, KCK
8 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday
8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday
8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday
Closed on Sunday

Kansas City, Kansas City Hall Lobby – 701 N. 7th St, KCK
8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday – Friday

Willa Gill Center – 645 Nebraska, KCK
9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Monday – Friday.
9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Sunday and holidays

Public Housing High Rise, cafeteria area, 915 Washington Blvd., KCK
9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily

Juniper Gardens Community Center, 1980 N. 2nd St., KCK –
9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday to Friday.

Salvation Army, 6723 State Ave, KCK
8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday.
9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday.

YMCA of Greater Kansas City – Must show photo ID at the Welcome Center. Ages 15 and younger must visit with adult age 18 and older.

Bonner Springs Family YMCA, 2251 S. 138th St, Bonner Springs
1 p.m. to 4 p.m. only days National Weather Service issues Excessive Heat Warning. (This includes Saturday, June 17)

8th Street Family YMCA, 900 N. 8th St, KCK
1 p.m. to 4 p.m. only days National Weather Service issues Excessive Heat Warning. (This includes Saturday, June 17)

Providence YMCA/Ball Family Center, 8601 Parallel Parkway, KCK
1 p.m. to 4 p.m. only days National Weather Service issues Excessive Heat Warning. (This includes Saturday, June 17)

Spray Parks and Pools:
Free Spray Parks are open 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily until Labor Day.

Eisenhower Spray Park, 2901 N. 72nd St, KCK (behind Eisenhower Middle School)

Heathwood Park, North 10th and Parallel Parkway, KCK

Pierson Spray Park, 1800 S. 55th St, KCK

Swimming Pools:
Parkwood Pool, 950 Quindaro, KCK
Noon to 8 p.m. Tuesday – Saturday
2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday

Bonner Springs Aquatic Park, 1200 S. 134th St., Bonner Springs – Fee Required
Open swim hours: Noon – 8 p.m. Monday – Thursday
Noon – 7 p.m. Friday-Sunday

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