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GCCC’s John Deere program earns platinum award

GARDEN CITY — Garden City Community College’s John Deere Agriculture Technology (JDAT) program earned the highest ranking of Platinum Level for the 2020 College of Tomorrow award. The John Deere College of Tomorrow (COT) award is a tracking system designed by the industry leader to measure the success of JDAT […]

Farmers Market Set to Return this Weekend

The Garden City Farmers Market will begin it’s 2021 season this Saturday, June 5, 2021. The market will begin at 7am and run until noon. Vendors will once again be set up in the Sequoyah 9 Theater parking lot. There is no booth rent or reservation process, but is on […]

Scenes from Thursday’s Finney County Fair

The 2019 Finney County Fair continued Thursday with the Swine Show in the morning, a petting zoo all day and tours of the fairgrounds in the afternoon. Tonight at 7 p.m., 4Hers will model clothes they made for the fair during the Public Fashion Revue on a runway and stage […]

Scenes from Wednesday’s Finney County Fair

The 2019 Finney County Fair got going Wednesday with Rabbits, Poultry and Sheep shows in the morning. The bucket calf and beef shows are going on tonight at 6 p.m., followed by the Jason Pritchett free concert at 8 p.m. The Fair continues Thursday through Saturday at the Finney County […]

Finney County Fair Events

Finney County Fair Event Lineup Wednesday, July 24 7 – 10 a.m. – Check in Rabbits, Poultry 8 a.m. – Sheep Show 9 a.m. – Poultry Show 11 a.m. – Rabbit Show 1 p.m. – Poultry Show 1 – 3 p.m. – Bucket Calf Consultation (by Appointment) 2 – 5 p.m. – 4-H […]

Finney County Fair gets underway this week

Work was well underway Monday afternoon on setting up the Exhibition Building for the 2019 Finney County Fair. The fair officially starts Wednesday and continues through Saturday at the Finney County Fairgrounds. By Greater Garden City The 2019 Finney County Fair officially kicks off on Wednesday, but organizers and 4-Hers […]

‘Art of the Cowboy’ western art show featured this week

Western State Bank is presenting “Art of a Cowboy” Western Art Show featuring the star of Oklahoma’s ‘Art of a Cowboy’ reality TV show, southwest Kansas native Steve Boaldin, from 5 – 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 24, at 1500 E. Kansas Ave. View western-themed art from several southwest Kansas artists. […]

GCCC meat judging team earns championships, All Americans

The Garden City Community College wrapped up a successful fall season, earning Reserve National Champion and National Champion Lamb Judging and seeing four team members named All Americans. The team is coached by Dr. Clint Alexander and members of the administration. Student team members include: Joni Loepky, Satanta —1st Team […]

Speaker to appear at legacy planning workshop

First National Bank is sponsoring a free workshop this month featuring Jolene Brown, an eastern Iowa farmer and well-known blogger, author and advocate for agriculture. Brown’s workshop, entitled “The Positives of Passing It On,” is described as an upbeat, interactive workshop taps into lessons from successful legacy business leaders and […]

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 […]