Tag: Government

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 […]

Marshall, Moran to visit area

Congressman Roger Marshall and U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran will be traveling through southwest Kansas on Friday. Marshall’s listening tour will stop at 7:30 a.m. MDT at Black Bison Pub, 122 Main St., in Syracuse;  at noon at Benny’s Grill, 110 E. Santa Fe Trail Blvd., Lakin; at 3 p.m. at […]

Summer Food Service program starts June 5

Summer Food Service program starts June 5 The Garden City Public Schools Summer Food Service program from June 5 and through July 27 provides children 18 years old and younger free meals at a number of locations in Garden City. Breakfasts will be served Monday through Thursday from 8 to […]

Annual KDA photo contest now open

Annual KDA photo contest now open MANHATTAN — Every day, farmers and ranchers see the beauty of agriculture surrounding them while they work to bring quality products to our tables. Document this experience by capturing the moments of bliss, struggle and joy in agriculture and enter your pictures into the […]

Kansas Avenue widening enters next phase

Work began this week on phases two and three of the Kansas widening project, according to the City of Garden City. The project, which involves widening Kansas Avenue between Main and Third streets, started in March. Lee Construction, the project contractor, plans to complete the project in six phases, lasting […]

Peace Officers Memorial Day

Peace Officers Memorial Day celebrated Amid a steady drizzle, members of the Garden City/Finney County law enforcement community gathered Friday morning for the annual Peace Officers Memorial Day service in front of the Law Enforcement Center. Garden City Chief of Police Michael Utz said local law enforcement has held the […]