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Garrett retires from Finney County Fairgrounds

By SCOTT AUST, FCEDC Director of communications Editor’s Note: This story is part of a series recognizing Finney County employees who retired in 2017. Janet Garrett, 66, retired March 31 as office manager at the Finney County Fairgrounds after 15 and a half years with the county. Before that, Garrett […]

Evans retires from Sheriff’s Office

By SCOTT AUST, FCEDC Director of Communications Editor’s Note: This story is part of a series recognizing Finney County employees who retired in 2017. The thing Randy Evans enjoyed about his 29 years in law enforcement has been the wide variety in day to day activities. “It was never the […]

Patrick Dugan’s excels in coffee and atmosphere

By SCOTT AUST, FCEDC Director of Communications Editor’s Note: This story is part of a series called the 25 Days of Downtown Christmas that highlights the fantastic selection of businesses in downtown Garden City. More than two months after nearly doubling its space, Patrick Dugan’s Coffee House continues to shine […]

Antique shop nearing quarter-century in business

By SCOTT AUST, FCEDC Director of Communications Editor’s Note: This story is part of a series called the 25 Days of Downtown Christmas that highlights the fantastic selection of retailers in downtown Garden City. Sitting among a horde of collectibles of all types and variety, Tony Harris guessed he has […]

Traditions: A Garden City original for decades

By SCOTT AUST, FCEDC Director of Communications Editor’s Note: This story is part of a month-long series called the 25 Days of Downtown Christmas that will highlight the fantastic selection of retailers in downtown Garden City. Finding a place that offers an old fashioned ice cream float or a banana […]

Hospital earns prestigious ‘baby-friendly’ status

Albany, NY — Baby-Friendly USA, announces that St. Catherine Hospital has received prestigious international recognition as a Baby-Friendly Designated birth facility and only the second Kansas hospital to do so. Based on the Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding, this prestigious international award recognizes birth facilities that offer breastfeeding mothers the […]

GCHS Hospitality program named elite

The Garden City High School culinary arts program has been named to the 2017-18 Elite 50 from the National Center for Hospitality Studies at Sullivan University, Louisville, Ken. The Elite 50 is an exclusive group of high schools and career and technical schools from across the country. This is the […]