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 […]

Museum noon lecture series resumes

Finney County Historical Museum kicked off a new round of its Brown Bag Lunch program on Tuesday with a presentation by museum education coordinator Johnetta Hebrlee that focused on homesteading and settlement in Kansas and the southwest portion of the state. The annual series traditionally provides live presentations about history […]

Schools, college offer Valentine entertainment

Garden City Public Schools and Garden City Community College have a variety of Valentine’s Day entertainment in store coming up. Edith Scheuerman Tigerrific Sign Choir to provide singing/signing valentines The Edith Scheuerman Elementary School Tigerrific Sign Choir will provide a singing/signing valentine to a friend, parents, grandparents, or anyone you […]

Museum’s Brown Bag lunch series set to begin

The Finney County Historical Society’s first Brown Bag Lunch program of 2018 will get under way Tuesday, Feb. 6, kicking off a month-long series of five presentations — a change from the original four scheduled. The annual series traditionally provides live presentations about history and related topics at noon each […]

Tickets on sale for Red Stocking Breakfast

Tickets are on sale now for the annual Garden City Red Stocking Breakfast, a signature fundraising event for Kansas Children’s Service League. The Garden City event will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 17, at the Clarion Inn. Tickets are $10 if purchased in advanced through 8 […]

Hospice sponsoring holiday events

Christmas will soon be upon us and for those that have recently lost a loved one, this time of year may be difficult. Hospice of St. Catherine Hospital will host two events that encourage you to remember loved ones that have passed: the Hospice Tree of Life and the Memorial […]

Chili feed to raise money for new mammography system

As part of a larger fundraising effort, Heartland Cancer Center in Garden City will be hosting a community-wide chili feed fundraiser from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. this Friday, Nov. 17, to raise money for a 3D Mammography system to be housed at St. Catherine Hospital. The event will be […]

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. […]

Schools honoring veterans, first responders this week

On Friday, Nov. 10, the student council at Kenneth Henderson Middle School will honor community veterans by inviting them to breakfast at 7:15 a.m. in the school’s atrium, 2406 Fleming St. The school would like to have veterans whether they are active duty or retired from any branch of the […]