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Wristbands on sale now for Endowment auction event

GARDEN CITY — You now have a week to get your admission wristbands for the 41st Annual Garden City Community College Endowment Association Scholarship Auction. The auction, a spring tradition that raises money for GCCC scholarships, is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Friday, April 12, in the Finney County Exhibition Building. […]

Friends turn shared experiences into art exhibit

GARDEN CITY — Artist Robin Valenzuela and Writer Angie Haflich, both of Garden City, will present (r)evolve, an art exhibit with a twist, tonight at Garden City Arts. The exhibit features Valenzuela’s acrylic abstracts, along with prose written by Haflich. The art and the writings are about the emotions one […]

FutureMaker Mobile Learning Lab to visit GC

GARDEN CITY — Girl Scouts of the Kansas Heartland is bringing the FutureMaker Mobile Learning Lab to Garden City next week, offering students the opportunity to experience actual and virtual tools used in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) careers across the country. WSU Tech and Goodwill Industries of Kansas […]

GCCC marks 100th anniversary of founding

Garden City Community College students gather in the quad Monday, April 1, for a ceremony marking the 100th anniversary of the public vote that created the college. By SCOTT AUST Finney County Economic Development Director of Communications GARDEN CITY — Under a gorgeous April sky, Garden City Community College on […]

Spring Cleanup Info

Information from the City of Garden City: Spring and Fall Cleanups are Citywide initiatives to clean up personal property in Garden City. City waste collection crews facilitate the effort with expanded residential neighborhood collections routes. Approved Items Items eligible for pick-up must be sorted and placed by the street curb […]

Annual GCCC scholarship auction fast approaching

This 2019 Chevy Camaro will be raffled away as part of this year’s Garden City Community College Endowment Association scholarship auction. The event is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Friday, April 12, at the Finney County Exhibition Building. Admission wristbands are on sale now for $25 and must be purchased in […]

Annual two-week citywide spring clean up set to begin

GARDEN CITY — 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 12, with the city broken up into […]

GCHS Hospitality program earns Elite 50 designation

Elisabeth Maldonado, Culinary Arts instructor at Garden City High School, holds a framed certificate marking the GCHS culinary arts program’s Elite 50 designation. Photo credit: GCHS GARDEN CITY — The Garden City High School culinary arts program has been named to the 2018-19 Elite 50 from the National Center for […]

City Clerk Hurtado honored with statewide award

Garden City Clerk Celyn Hurtado has been awarded the 2019 Mildred Vance City Clerk/Finance Officer of the Year award. Courtesy photo. GARDEN CITY — Garden City’s City Clerk Celyn Hurtado recently received the 2019 Mildred Vance City Clerk/Finance Officer of the Year award for the State of Kansas during the […]

Teachers receive mini-grants

Joshua Greenberg, Garden City High School art teacher, was one of several teachers who was awarded a mini-grant Wednesday from the Garden City Public Schools Foundation. GARDEN CITY — The Garden City Public Schools Foundation Grant Squad visited schools on Wednesday, March 20, and awarded $200 mini-grants to help teachers […]