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New Fleagle Gang artifact added at Finney County Museum

By SCOTT AUST, FCEDC Director of Communications On a day that marked the 90th anniversary of the Fleagle gang’s notorious 1928 Colorado bank robbery, the Finney County Historical Museum unveiled Wednesday a piece of Fleagle-related history that will go on display at the museum. The Fleagle Gang were infamous Finney […]

Wind season opener Thursday; Community Tailgate night

By SCOTT AUST, FCEDC Director of Communications The Garden City Wind professional baseball team will kick off its fourth season on Thursday with a 6:30 p.m. match up against division rival Trinidad Triggers at Clint Lightner Field. Heading into Thursday’s season opener, Randy Ralston, the Wind’s new director of baseball […]

Big Pool season opening set for May 26

By SCOTT AUST, FCEDC Director of Communications Just a few days after filling it up, the Big Pool saw some activity earlier this week during an event that brought the children of city employees to the pool while the city staff shoot video footage for promotional materials in advance of […]

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 […]

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, […]

Arbor Day poster contest winners celebrated

To celebrate Arbor Day, students and staff of St. Dominic Catholic School planted a Greenspire Linden tree on school property south of the playground on Friday. The tree planting ceremony followed an assembly to recognize the local winners in the 40th Annual Kansas Arbor Day Poster Contest. Grady Gleason, a […]

Maddox to be honored as 2018 Keeper of the Flame

Join the Garden City Fire Department Honor Guard in honoring Theresa Maddox as the 2018 Keeper of the Flame during the Keeper of the Flame Award Banquet at 6 p.m. Saturday, May 5, at the Clarion Inn Ballroom. Tickets are $60 each and are available through any member of the […]

Garden City Telegram releases ‘Called to Serve’ book

Courtesy of the Garden City Telegram The Garden City Telegram recently announced the release of its book “Called to Serve,” a tribute to past and present military veterans in southwest Kansas. For those who reserved a copy of “Called to Serve,” which chronicles the sacrifices and experiences of more than […]

Pinky’s to open in Downtown Garden City

By SCOTT AUST, FCEDC Director of Communications Pinky’s Grilled Cheestro is set to open in downtown Garden City this month and owners Jose and Candice Rodriguez couldn’t be more excited to return home. Both grew up here, and have long made it a goal to return. Most recently, the couple […]

Two week Spring Cleanup underway

Garden City’s annual two-week spring cleanup kicks off Monday, providing residents an opportunity to get rid of the clutter hanging around their homes and property. The free pick-up is for residential areas only, not businesses. The cleanup continues through April 13, with the city broken up into eight zones, each […]