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First of Two Superintendent Finalists Revealed; Available For Questions

Garden City, KS (westernkansasnews.com) The school board at USD 457 in Garden City has identified one of the two finalists that is scheduled to interview later today. Dr. Fred Dierksen is the current Superintendent at USD 376 in Sterling. Dierksen began his teaching career teaching sixth graders in Jetmore from 1982-89. He has served as...
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Better Home and Better Living Show This Weekend

Garden City, KS (westernkansasnews.com) Spring has definitely arrived when the “Better Home and Better Living Show” comes to Garden City. Celebrating its 40th year Ivaree Prewitt, Business Manager with the Western Kansas Broadcast Center is organizing the event and knows you are in for quite a show.     Prewitt says up to seventy-five vendors...
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Dodge City Chamber Sponsors School Board Candidate Forum

Dodge City, KS (westernkansasnews.com) The Dodge City Chamber of Commerce wants you to become a more informed voter before April 7th municipal elections. That’s why they have a town hall forum Saturday morning with candidates for the school board. Chamber President/CEO Dan Schenkein is asking for your help with supplying questions.   The forum will...
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Man Who Slimmed Down on McDonald’s Visits Garden City

Garden City, KS (westernkansasnews.com) His story started as a project at the school he teaches at in Iowa and later received national attention. Over the past two days John Cisna has told his story of losing sixty pounds in six months while eating only at McDonald’s.     What is amazing after making healthy...
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Finney County Workforce Connection Celebrates Successful First Year

Garden City, KS (westernkansasnews.com) Finney County Workforce Connection celebrated their first full year of operation with a luncheon Wednesday at GCCC. Their goal to maintain and develop a growing workforce for the community. Committee member Deb Jarmer explains one way they did this was to foster a relationship with Garden City High School.   Now...
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GCHS Students Tackle Growing Problem of Dating Violence

Garden City, KS (westernkansasnews.com) Two plays that will be performed on Friday night shed light on the growing problem of dating violence. Garden City High School teacher Robyn Hilt on what inspired her to do this.     For Garden City High School student Abigail Ramirez hopes her portrayal of Emily will deliver an...
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Man From Lakin Involved in Hamilton County Rollover Accident

Syracuse, KS (westernkansasnews.com) The Hamilton County sheriff’s office received a call early Tuesday morning that a 19 year old man was lying in the roadway on River Road. After an initial investigation it was determined that Joseph Seeger-Guebara of Lakin missed a curve rolling over his truck several times before the vehicle came to...
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Latest Cancer Treatment Coming to St. Catherine

Garden City, KS (westernkansasnews.com) Its the next innovation in the battle against cancer. The TrueBeam STX is coming to St. Catherine Hospital’s Heartland Cancer Center in May.     Doctor Claudia Perez-Tamayo explains that using the TrueBeam STX will offer convenience and better care for a cancer patient during radiation treatments. Doctor Perez-Tamayo provides an...
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Pull Away the Curtain: Dodge City Set to Unveil Statue

Dodge City, KS (westernkansasnews.com) Dodge City has already made a financial commitment by agreeing to fund a new arts program. Within the matter of days director of public information Jane Longmeyer says city officials are set to show their latest work.     Longmeyer believes that an emphasis on art is part of an...
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Cessna: Superintendent Search Winding Down

Garden City, KS (westernkansasnews.com) USD 457 is beginning to wrap up the process in hiring their next superintendent.       School District Public Information Coordinator Roy Cessna says the board has two finalist for the position. Interviews will be done behind closed doors Monday and Tuesday. The public will have a chance to...
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