To submit a closing, you can email firstname.lastname@example.org or call the newsroom at (316) 946-1331. Include the following information in your submission:
- Name of school, business, church, event, etc.
- In what city and/or county
- KAKE's closing verification password (for school closures)
Most Popular Stories
Kobe Bryant’s chopper crashed in fog that grounded other aircraft
The helicopter carrying Kobe Bryant and eight others that crashed in the rugged hills outside Los Angeles was flying in foggy weather considered dangerous enough that local police departments had grounded their choppers.
Wichitans mourn the loss of Kobe Bryant, daughter
Basketball players and fans, young and old, across the state were in shock Sunday, unable to believe Kobe Bryant is gone.
Winter storm takes aim at KAKEland
Rain will begin on Monday in Northwest Kansas and will change to a wintry mix and then all snow overnight while pushing southeast through Tuesday.
Young athletes, a baseball coach and mothers among victims in helicopter crash with Kobe Bryant
Nine people died in the helicopter crash that killed basketball legend Kobe Bryant -- including his daughter, Gianna, and her basketball teammate.
Arizona, California cases push US tally of new virus to 5
Health officials in Southern California have confirmed another U.S. case of the new pneumonia-like virus from China.
Gas leak closes US-54 west of Pratt
Part of US-54 is blocked just east of Cullison due to a gas leak, Pratt emergency management tells KAKE News. Emergency managers said no major evacuations are being ordered, but the City of Pratt Fire Department posted on social media that some residents were evacuated. The closure is likely to cause issues for travelers on 54/400 west of Pratt as the pipeline company responds. Emergency managers say the highway is likely to remain closed through Sunday night, and it should reo...
Woman killed in crash with Dodge City Police SUV
A woman is dead after a Dodge City Police SUV crashed into her car at an intersection early Saturday morning. An officer had been dispatched to a "break-in in progress" on 28th Ave just before 5 a.m., according to a press release the department issued late Saturday morning. The police cruiser was heading west on Wyatt Earp, and it crashed into a northbound car at the intersection with Matt Down Lane.
3rd case of coronavirus reported in U.S.
Third case of coronavirus confirmed in the United States.
MISSING IN KANSAS: Clinton Sherwood
Clinton Sherwood was last seen on Dec. 28, 2019.
Woman found dead may be victim of hit-and-run
Authorities say a woman found dead in southeast Kansas might have been hit by a vehicle.