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Census Deadline Extended to Sept 30

For those that haven’t had the chance to complete their 2020 census, the deadline to complete the survey has been extended to September 30. Here a few quick facts on the census and why it’s IMPORTANT to fill it out: Population numbers derived from the decennial census are used to […]

GCCC Classes Will Resume on Campus August 17

Garden City Community College will resume on campus classes August 17, 2020 and finish the fall semester online following Thanksgiving break. This August date reflects the original start date of the 2020-21 academic calendar. Neither the start nor end date is changing for the fall term. The last day of […]

empirical to Open Ground Beef Facility in Kansas

Dakota Dunes, South Dakota. December 23, 2019 —The empirical family of companies announced today that it will soon begin the construction of a new ground beef facility in Garden City, Kansas. The new facility will supplement empirical’s existing production at its South Sioux City, Nebraska location and represent the largest […]

SIGNS & SCENES EXHIBIT OPENS AT FINNEY COUNTY MUSEUM

Visitors to the Finney County Historical Museum in Garden City can take a short trip down Memory Lane through a small new exhibit that opened today in the Front Door Gallery.             The exhibit, which will remain on display until Thanksgiving, is entitled “Signs and Scenes…Images and Iconography from Finney […]

Traeger Turkey Day on Nov. 16

Garden City Community College is partnering with Klaus Wood Pellets & Outdoor Living to bring “Traeger Turkey Days” to campus just in time for Thanksgiving. This is your chance to learn how to prepare the perfect Thanksgiving turkey, plus all the trimmings! Taught by Traeger experts, you’ll learn how to […]

Fire Chief candidates to participate in assessment center

The search for Garden City’s next Fire Chief continues. Four candidates will take part in an assessment center next week. The assessment center will provide opportunities for City Staff and several community partners to assess an applicant’s skills, abilities and suitability for the specific job. The assessment center will be […]

Crystal Apple semi-finalists announced

The Crystal Apple Committee of the Garden City Area Chamber of Commerce has announced semi-finalists for this year’s Crystal Apple Teacher Recognition program. The committee received 40 applications this year for the 2019 Crystal Apple Awards. The 40 applications were narrowed down to 12 through a blind read by three committee […]

Hands named outstanding young bandmaster

GARDEN CITY — Casey Hands, Garden City Community College Director of Bands, has been named the 2019 Outstanding Young Bandmaster by the Kansas Bandmaster’s Association (KBA).  The award will be presented to Hands on July 19 at the KBA Convention in Wichita. The Outstanding Young Bandmaster award is presented annually by […]