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Pie Five to locate in Garden City

The Garden City Telegram confirms that the building next to the Sequoyah Cinema 9 Theater has been chosen as a location for a Pie Five Pizza! They will be a great addition to our community and it will make a great dinner location for those movie date nights! Pie Five […]

Draft county comprehensive plan under consideration

By SCOTT AUST, FCEDC Director of Communications After more than a year of work, the draft of a new Finney County comprehensive plan has been presented to the Holcomb-Garden City-Finney County Area Planning Commission for review. Last week, consultants Lisa Nguyen, transportation engineer, and David Church, senior supervising engineer, with […]

Doll joins Orman’s campaign for governor

By SCOTT AUST, FCEDC Director of Communications Greg Orman, independent candidate for Kansas governor, came to Garden City on Wednesday to announce and introduce state Senator John Doll as his running mate. Orman said he met Doll after the 2016 elections and Doll suggested Orman should think about running for […]

Mule Deer Foundation banquet Saturday

The Western Kansas Chapter of the Mule Deer Foundation is holding a banquet and fundraiser Saturday, March 10, at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Garden City. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.; dinner at 7 p.m. Tickets, which include a steak dinner, are $75 per couple, $55 for individuals and […]

City Commission begins drafting annual goals

By SCOTT AUST, FCEDC Director of Communications During their day-long, annual goal setting retreat at the Finnup Center on Wednesday, Garden City Commissioners identified a group of general categories — including economic development, airport expansion, water, electric utility, beautification, housing and code review — that will eventually be fine tuned […]

Severe Weather Awareness week set for March 5-9

As the calendar turns to March it’s time to think about severe weather season. As part of Kansas Severe Weather Awareness Week March 5-9, Finney County will take part in the statewide tornado drill by testing its tornado sirens at 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 6. The Emergency Alert System (EAS) […]

Annual antique appraisal fair coming on March 10

By the Finney County Historical Society Registration is under way for the Sixth Annual Southwest Kansas Antiques Appraisal Fair, which is set for 9 a.m. March 10 at the Finney County 4-H Building in Garden City. The all-day show should appeal to people who enjoy “Pawn Stars,” “American Pickers” or […]

Beef Empire Days to announce 50th events during fundraiser

By SCOTT AUST, FCEDC Director of Communications Excitement is brewing for the 50th anniversary of Beef Empire Days. To kick off this year’s hallmark celebration of the beef industry, organizers are putting on the Beef Empire Days Rodent Racin’ Ball & Auction tomorrow night. The event gets underway at 5:30 […]

Downtown a mecca for salons and stylists

By SCOTT AUST, FCEDC Director of Communications Beautiful Downtown Garden City is home to more than a dozen beauty salons and barbershops whose goal is to help the community look its best. A stylist for 27 years, Rosie Swick, owner of Illusions Hair Salon, 414 N. Main St., has worked […]