Tag: Finney County

FCHS Holiday open house set for Saturday

By STEVE QUAKENBUSH, FCHS Executive Director Santa Claus is setting up shop at the Finney County Historical Museum in Garden City, and everyone is welcome to stop by during the upcoming holiday open house set for 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, with an encore exhibit featuring an […]

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 […]

Local elections are tomorrow

Tuesday is Election Day. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Here’s a list of Garden City/Finney County polling places: 4-H Building, Finney County Fairgrounds 1st Ward, 2nd Ward, 9th Ward, Huffman Precinct, Jennie Barker Precinct, Mack Precinct, Riverside Precinct, Kalvesta Precinct, Theoni Precinct, Plymell Precinct, Pierceville […]

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 […]

Cemetery tours tickets sold out

All tickets have been sold for the Finney County Historical Society’s Historic Walking Tours of Valley View Cemetery, which are scheduled Oct. 26, 27 and 28 in partnership with the cemetery staff. The Finney County Historical Museum has started a waiting list for tickets, in case any become available due […]

City-Link marks 10th year

By SCOTT AUST Garden City officials helped Finney County Transit celebrate the 10 year anniversary of the City-Link fixed route public transit service with a ceremony and tours of the transit center, 1008 N. 11th St. Chrystal Bazan, who has been director of Finney County Transit since March 2015, said […]

Pollet appointed to state oversight subcommittee

By SCOTT AUST Katrina Pollet, executive director of the Finney County Department of Corrections, was recently appointed to a subcommittee of the state’s Juvenile Justice Oversight Committee. Formed as a result of legislation passed during the 2016 legislative session, the oversight committee is looking at ways the state can better […]

Voter registration deadline approaches

By SCOTT AUST City and school elections are fast approaching and those interested in voting have a little less than three weeks to get registered. On Nov. 7, voters will decide who sits on the Garden City Commission, Holcomb City Council, the boards of education for USD 457 Garden City […]