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Parade, fireworks on tap for Veterans Day activities

Veterans Day falls on Sunday, Nov. 11, and there are several things going on in Garden City this weekend to commemorate the holiday. On Saturday, Harry H Renick American Legion Post No. 9 is holding the annual Veterans Day parade at 10 a.m. on Main Street in Downtown Garden City. […]

Shelton named 2018 Fire Chief of the Year

Courtesy of the City of Garden City Garden City Fire Chief Allen Shelton has been named the 2018 Fire Chief of the Year by the Kansas State Association of Fire Chiefs. Shelton received the award during the association’s conference held in Garden City October 26-28. Shelton has spent his entire […]

Saturday Museum program to focus on state’s land and future

Evening at Finney County Museum one of four linked to documentary about walking across Kansas Kansas native Patrick Ross will share his experiences of walking across Kansas last year during a presentation and moderated discussion sponsored by Humanities Kansas at 7 p.m. Saturday (Nov. 10) at Finney County Historical Museum, […]

GCCC Meats Team earns National Reserve Champions

The Garden City Community College Meats Judging Team, coached by Dr. Clint Alexander, finished their fall Meat Judging season with a very successful event on Oct. 28 in Friona, Texas. The team finished as Reserve National Champions and was also recognized as the High Team in Lamb Judging, winning the […]

NJCAA Cross Country National Championships hosted by GC

The National Junior College Athletic Association’s Cross Country National Championship Meet is being held in Garden City this week. Over 500 student-athletes from across the country will compete at Buffalo Dunes Gold Course. A National Meet Program and Regional Awards Ceremony is 6:30 p.m. Friday at the Finney Country Fairgrounds Exhibition […]

Manufacturers invited to energy efficiency seminar

On Wednesday, Nov. 14, Mid-America Manufacturing Technology Center (MAMTC) will present a free seminar for manufacturers about energy efficiency and the REAP (Rural Energy for America Program) and how it can apply to your business. The meeting starts at 11 a.m. at the 2nd floor meeting room at the Garden […]

Local GOP rallies Monday before today’s vote

Today is Election Day. Polls are open until 7 p.m. so get out and vote! Monday night, Finney County Republicans staged the “GOP Get Out the Vote Rally” in Garden City featuring  Congressman Roger Marshall and several other state and local GOP candidates who spoke to local Republicans and fielded […]

Garden City hosting teacher career fair

Garden City Public Schools is presenting a career fair this week for people interested in becoming teachers. The information night, scheduled from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7, is geared toward those interested in pursuing a degree in education, whether it’s a traditional or non-traditional pathway. Whether you […]

Fankhausers to receive Good Scout Award

This Sunday, Nov. 4, the Santa Fe Trail Council, Boy Scouts of America will honor Dan and Dick Fankhauser with the Good Scout Award, which was established in 1994 to acknowledge community leaders who have received extraordinary national-level recognition, fame or eminence within their field and have a strong record […]