I would tend to agree with Attorney Lewis, it is likely they will know about your prior, and if you were to get in trouble for this again you would be facing a felony. I would recommend you find a local attorney to assist you with your case.
It's going to be a tough road if you do choose to sue. Kansas has had many cases including one in front of the Kansas Supreme Court this last summer where a person with the same name of someone else was arrested on a warrant, and held for 2 weeks, and still lost his case. I would recommend speaking with an attorney as soon as you can.
Depending upon what your goal is you may have a couple of options. If you just want to keep the ticket from affecting your record and your insurance, you MAY be able to get a diversion or amendment on the ticket to get it changed from a moving violation to a non-moving violation. I say MAY because most courts in KS won't do this if you are in a school zone. Your second option if you aren't able to get an amendment or a diversion would be to take the case to trial, which in most cases...
I suggest speaking with an attorney in Wichita, most will offer you a free consultation as to what your options are. Some courts will not allow you to amend tickets in a school zone. Depending upon your driving record it could be worth it for you to attempt to keep the ticket off of your record, but sometimes the total fees might not be worth it.