Tag: Business

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 […]

United Rentals opens Garden City branch

By SCOTT AUST Officials with United Rentals, a national construction equipment rental company, said Wednesday that they are excited to finally open a branch in Garden City. “We moved in four-and-a-half to five weeks ago, got everything set up for our expansion,” Danny Maisch, operations supervisor said during an open […]

GC Family YMCA announces Corporate Cup winners

After more than three weeks full of games and competitions, the Corporate Cup Challenge named its 2017 small and large division champions. In the large division, USD 457 won the championship with 575.7 points, taking the title from last year’s winners, the YMCA. Sunflower Electric came in second with 525.2 […]

FNB supports local FFAs

First National Bank wanted to show our deepest gratitude to everyone involved in agriculture. We realize the importance of the hard work, and struggles those in agriculture overcome.  First National Bank donated to all local FFA Chapters (Future Farmers of America) in recognition of National Thank A Farmer Day today, […]

Fry Eye breaks ground on new clinic

By SCOTT AUST Braving a spritz of rain and the first chilly blast of fall, several dozen people turned out Monday afternoon to support the groundbreaking for Fry Eye Associates new eye care clinic. Located at 502 College Drive just south of the Garden City Community College campus, the new […]

Gubernatorial candidate Hutton visits Garden City

By SCOTT AUST Though his “official” announcement isn’t until Sept. 15, Wichita businessman and former state legislator Mark Hutton makes no bones about the fact that he is seeking to become the Republican nominee for Kansas governor in 2018. “I want to bring solutions to the table. I want to […]

Young Professionals group seeking new members

By SCOTT AUST After a period of starts and stops, the Finney County Young Professionals group is looking to essentially restart the social and business networking organization with renewed vigor. The group’s mission is to connect ambitious young professionals through civic, social and professional networks. “We have a three-pronged approach […]

Patrick Dugan’s unveils renovation

By SCOTT AUST At 7 a.m. Friday, Patrick Dugan’s Coffee House, 301 N. Main St., revealed to the public the fruits of an expansion project that took 13 months from start to finish, wrapping up late Wednesday evening. “We were at the point that Friday and Saturday mornings you couldn’t […]

Waller joins YMCA of Southwest Kansas

The YMCA of Southwest Kansas recently named Sarah Waller Integrated Marketing and Communications Director of the association. Her position will cover both the Garden City and Dodge City branches. “We are very excited to have Sarah on our team,” CEO Chad Knight said. “With her vast knowledge and experience we […]

New dog grooming salon opens

New dog grooming salon opens Watching a plump little black pooch, fresh from a bath and blow out, happily getting ready for a haircut, it wasn’t hard to figure out what attracted new groomer Darla Leiker to change careers. “I like the dogs. I like the people, but I like […]