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GCHS senior to perform at Carnegie Hall

Colten May, a senior at Garden City High School, has been selected for the 2018 High School Honors Performance Series at Carnegie Hall in New York City. Colten will perform on the euphonium in February with the 2018 International Honors Band.  Participation in one of the five Honors Ensembles is […]

Museum program to feature King Alfonso

By Steve Quakenbush, Executive Director Finney County Historical Society Conny Bogaard, Ph.D., and Debra Bolton, Ph.D., will present a joint pre-holiday program for the next “Evening at the Museum” offering scheduled for 7 p.m. Nov. 21 in the meeting room of the Finney County Historical Museum, 403 S. Fourth St. […]

Quilts of Valor honors veterans

By SCOTT AUST, FCEDC Director of Communication Twelve veterans were honored Friday morning at St. Catherine Hospital with quilts made by members of the local Quilts of Valor chapter. Coordinator Kay Hoskinson said Friday’s presentation marked a total of 52 quilts that have been given to veterans to date since […]

DFA Milk Plant celebrates grand opening

By SCOTT AUST, FCEDC Director of Communication Rick Smith, President and CEO of Dairy Farmers of America, was impressed with the nearly 200 people who came out Thursday afternoon to help the company celebrate the grand opening of DFA’s Garden City milk processing plant. “This facility, this whole project, represents […]

Veteran’s Day in Scott County

Every edge of our country is touched by the stories of war. It wasn’t many years ago that one was not asked, “Did you serve?” but “What branch did you serve?” And although there may be gaps in our ranks, Americans can agree that our military deserves honor and recognition […]

New exhibit highlights fire department history

By The Finney County Historical Museum The Garden City Fire Department has been protecting lives and property since 1887, and the agency’s 130th birthday is being celebrated with an exhibit that opened this week in the Front Door Gallery at the Finney County Historical Museum, 403 S. Fourth St. Entitled […]

SWKS dinner exchange aims to bridge cultural gaps

By BRYAN THOMPSON Kansas News Service Note: This article was originally published on September 29, 2017, by the Kansas News Service and High Plains Public Radio. A rural hospital administrator in southwest Kansas has taken on the role of go-between for Kansans and immigrants from war-ravaged countries on the other […]

Lifeguard training at YMCA

From the Garden City Family YMCA: “This photo is from one of our monthly lifeguard in-services, which focus on perfecting skills and staying up-to-date on the latest lifesaving techniques.”