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Upward Academy Students Celebrate Achievements

Upward Academy students celebrated their educational achievementsin December 2020 during a fun socially-distanced gathering. The students were honored and recognized fortheir accomplishments during the fall semester.Dr. Ryan Ruda, Garden City Community College President, stated “I was honored to be a part of the event.It was very humbling and rewarding to […]

FINNEY COUNTY WILL FOLLOW STATE OF KANSAS VACCINATION PLAN

As the state of Kansas unveils their phased plan for distribution of COVID19 vaccinations in Kansas, the Finney County Health Department continues to work closely with theKansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) to determine the process of vaccine distributionin Finney County.“We will follow KDHE’s lead in distribution to determine […]

GCHS Principal Named Principal of the Year Region 6

Steve Nordby, Garden City High School Principal, was recently recognized as the Principal of the Year for Southwest Kansas (Region 6) by the KASSP (Kansas Association of Secondary School Principals).  He was nominated and selected by principals across Kansas for his leadership, school improvement, dedication, professionalism and service to students.  […]

Garden City High School Students Make District Choir

Garden City High School recently received word that the choir students that made the District Honor Choir were announced.  There will be no performance this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The GCHS students that earned spots in the choir include: Rylan Anderson, Bass 2; Kolby Blackburn, Tenor 2; Lezette […]

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 […]