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Singing Valentines, concerts on tap

Are you looking for ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day with that special someone? Garden City schools and Garden City Community College have you covered. GCHS Modern Show Choir This Saturday, Feb. 9, the Garden City High School Modern Show Choir will present a Valentine’s Dinner Show, entitled “Love is in […]

Enrollment open for Citizens Academy 2019

The City of Garden City Citizens Academy will begin March 21 and go until May 9. Interested residents are invited to take part and learn more about the role the City plays in their everyday lives. Citizens Academy is a great opportunity for residents to get a behind-the-scenes look at […]

GCCC Meats Team places second at Southwest Invitational

The Garden City Community College 2019 Meats Team began its year with a great performance at the Southwest Invitational contest in Friona and Lubbock, Texas, Jan. 11-12. The team finished second overall, finishing only 23 points behind the first place team, and finishing as Champions in Beef Grading and Total […]

Moran stops in Garden City as part of listening tour

Sen. Jerry Moran, right, chats with Garden City Mayor Dan Fankhauser, left, and Finney County Commissioner Dave Jones on Friday morning during Moran’s visit to St. Catherine Hospital. By SCOTT AUST, FCEDC Director of Communications Sen. Jerry Moran stopped at St. Catherine Hospital in Garden City on Friday morning to […]

Public input sought on Big Pool’s future

The City of Garden City will be holding Big Pool presentations next week, February 4 through February 9, to share information about the Big Pool and seek community input about how to proceed with the future of the Big Pool. Various alternatives, as well as input gathered from students in […]

Museum exhibit marks 100th anniversary of World War I

The Front Door Gallery’s latest exhibit at the Finney County Historical Museum contains artifacts from World War I. The latest exhibit in the Finney County Historical Museum’s Front Door Gallery marks 100 years since southwest Kansas soldiers served in World War I. Entitled “Turning the Tide,” the display encompasses artifacts […]

GCCC to celebrate MLK Day

Garden City Community College will host a Martin Luther King Jr. Day ceremony at 10:30 a.m. Monday, January 21, in the Conestoga Arena of the Dennis Perryman Athletic Complex. To commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. and his legacy, GCCC’s Student Government Association (SGA) welcomes guest speaker, Bryan Terrell Clark for […]

GCHS Thespians invited to perform at international festival

Garden City High School, home of International Thespian Troupe 2846, has been invited to present their production of Hamlet directed by Barbara Hilt, at the nation’s leading high school theatre festival in Lincoln, Nebraska. Eight schools have been invited based on productions that were adjudicated last fall; three more will […]

GCHS Hall of Fame nominations sought

The Garden City High School Hall of Fame Committee is now accepting nominations for 2019 Hall of Fame inductees.  Nominations must be received by 5 p.m., Friday, March 1 at the Educational Support Center, 1205 Fleming Street, Garden City, Kansas 67846. Nominees must be graduates of Garden City High School. Other […]

USD 457 staff receive grants for student health

Michelle Shull, school nurse at Abe Hubert Elementary School, and Michelle Thompson, wellness champion at Charles Stones Intermediate Center, have received a Healthy Habits for Lifegrant funding from the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas Foundation to fund at-school programs aimed at helping students enhance their health.  Shull received […]