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Grant awarded to Finney County Historical Society

A portion of the Fleagle display inside the “True Crime” exhibit at the Finney County Historical Museum. The Finney County Historical Society opened the museum in 1964. GARDEN CITY — The Finney County Historical Society has received a SHARP Recovery Grant of $10,408 from Humanities Kansas. SHARP Recovery grants are […]

Deputy city manager to step down from role at year’s end

GARDEN CITY – City of Garden City Deputy City Manager Jennifer Cunningham has announced her resignation effective at the end of 2021. She will be joining Doering, Grisell & Cunningham, P.A., where she will assume the responsibilities of City Attorney with the retirement of Randy Grisell at the end of […]

Partnerships paved the way for Jennie Barker Road project

Garden City Manager Matt Allen addresses guests attending the ribbon cutting of Jennie Barker Road. The road widening and improvement project was one of four community projects funded by a sales tax voters approved in 2017. By SCOTT AUST GARDEN CITY ­– Local and state officials on Monday, Oct. 11, […]

City Finance Director calls it a career after 30+ years

Melinda Hitz, who retired this week after 30 years as Finance Director for the City of Garden City, stands behind a sign set up for her retirement on Thursday. By SCOTT AUST GARDEN CITY – Thursday was designated “Melinda Hitz Day” in Garden City, a tribute to the longtime Finance […]

Annual two-week Fall Cleanup to begin Oct. 4 in Garden City

The Garden City 2021 Fall Cleanup Program begins next week, giving residents the opportunity to declutter. The free pick-up service for residential areas only will begin on Monday, Oct. 4 and continue through Friday, Oct. 15. The Fall Cleanup is not for businesses. To accommodate the needs of both the […]

GCCC John Deere program

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 […]

GCHS Hospitality Program Named to 2019-20 Elite 50

GCHS students in the culinary studies class. (picture is from archives and is pre-COVID 19 restrictions) The Garden City High School culinary program has been named to the 2019-20 Elite 50 from the National Center for Hospitality Studies at Sullivan University, Louisville, Kentucky.  The Elite 50 is an exclusive group […]

Dual Credit Auto Tech Courses Offered in Fall 2021

Garden City Community College is offering tuition-free dual credit Automotive Technology courses to high school students from Garden City, Deerfield, and Holcomb starting in Fall 2021.High school students interested in training for an automotive technology career, getting a foot in the door with local auto shops, and receiving personal attention […]