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Community tailgate planned at Wind home opener

May 24th will be the Opening Day for the Garden City Wind and will also be the Community Tailgate! Garden City Area Chamber of Commerce, Garden City Downtown Vision, Finney County Convention and Visitors Bureau – Garden City, Kansas, and Greater Garden City are your hosts. The festivities begin at […]

GCHS Drama wins 10 Jester Awards

The Garden City High School drama department won 10 Jester Awards from the Music Theatre of Wichita on Sunday, May 6th. GCHS was nominated for a total of 18 Jester Awards for the fall musical “In the Heights”, which was performed in November the Garden City High School Auditorium, and […]

GCHS seniors receive honors, awards

  Garden City High School seniors were recognized for their academic achievements and other important honors during the Senior Awards Night held on Wednesday, May 2, in the Commons Area at the high school. The following students are Kansas Board of Regents Curriculum Completers: Andrew Aguirre, Itzel Arreola, Allyson Becker, […]

Hitz, Stoecklein inducted into GCHS Hall of Fame

Melinda Hitz, class of 1975, and Alan P. Stoecklein, class of 1973, were inducted into the Garden City High School Hall of Fame on Friday, May 11. Hitz received her associate’s degree from Garden City Community College and is a graduate with honors with a Bachelor of Science degree from […]

GCCC Student Ambassadors chosen for 2018-19

Marcelo Neufeld and Emma Mangels have been chosen as Garden City Community College student ambassadors for the 2018-2019 school year. Twelve students were nominated from various area schools. Students attended a dinner on April 16 and were interviewed by a panel selected from the GCCC Endowment association. After careful consideration, […]

GCHS JROTC cadet Camacho earns award

Dixie Drake, the Regent District Officer for the National Society of the Daughter of the American Revolution, presented Natalie Camacho, Garden City High School JORTC senior, the ROTC Medal on Thursday, May 10th. Natalie demonstrated academic excellence, dependability, good character, adherence to military discipline, leadership and fundamental and patriotic understanding […]

Hospital honors nurses; pays tribute to award winner Jameson

By SCOTT AUST, FCEDC Director of Communications. While carrying one of their young children in his arms, Ross Jameson battled through emotion Friday afternoon while accepting the 2018 Clinical Excellence in Nursing Award from St. Catherine Hospital on behalf of his wife, Sarah Jameson, who passed away Wednesday at the […]

SageHouse Soaps to open in downtown Garden City

By SCOTT AUST, FCEDC Director of Communications As the calendar inches closer to the June 2 grand opening, Jessica Gallardo’s excitement continues to build for her new store, SageHouse Soaps. “I’ve always wanted to own my own business. That’s been a dream since I was younger and finally I was […]

New features coming to The Big Pool this year

By SCOTT AUST, FCEDC Director of Communications Big things are planned at the Big Pool this year. One of the biggest is the installation of an Aquaglide Challenge Circuit, a 42 feet by 32 feet sort of floating obstacle course apparatus designed to engage users in the pool. Jennifer Cunningham, […]

Garden City DFA facility named ‘Sustainable Plant of the Year’

Courtesy DFA Dairy Farmers of America’s state-of-the-art ingredients plant in Garden City recently received the Sustainable Plant of the Year Award from Food Engineering magazine. The award was presented at Food Engineering’s Food Automation & Manufacturing Conference and Expo in Bonita Springs, Fla., and honors a newly constructed food facility […]