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Plains man dies in motorcycle crash

HASKELL COUNTY — A two-vehicle crash has killed one on Wednesday evening in Haskell County. A 2012 Harley Davidson motorcycle driven by Richard Hidalgo, 71, of Plains was headed westbound on U.S. 56 at mile marker 71.6 when a 2015 Chevy Silverado 2500 driven by John Giesbrecht-Fehr, 34, of Ulysses was also headed westbound....
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Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks, and Tourism to Host Free Hunter Ed. Class at GCCC in April

(Courtesy of GCCC) The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks, and Tourism will offer a free Hunter Education and Safety class at Garden City Community College on Saturday, April 20. This is an internet-assisted class that requires coursework to be completed online before the class on April 20.  Registration is at safehunters.com.   The class begins at...
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Early Childhood Screening Clinic Taking Appointments

(Courtesy of USD 457) USD #457 will hold a free screening clinic for children three to five years of age who are Garden City residents. The clinic will be held on Friday, March 29, 2019.  It will take place at the Garfield Early Childhood Center, 121 W. Walnut, Garden City, Kansas. The screening will take...
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Garden City Public Schools Foundation Awards Mini-grants

(Courtesy of USD 457) GARDEN CITY, Kan. — The Garden City Public Schools Foundation Grant Squad visited schools on Wednesday, March 20th, and awarded $200 mini-grants to help teachers enhance instruction in their classrooms.  The awards were presented to teachers in a surprise celebration in their classrooms. The foundation received 14 grant applications from...
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Pregnancy & Infant Loss Awareness 5K planned

The Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness group of Dodge City will be hosting a 5K & 1 Mile Run/Walk on Saturday, April 13 at 9 a.m. at the Dodge City YMCA.
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Recap of 3-19 Garden City City Commission Meeting

Garden City City Manager Matt Allen joins Southwind Broadcasting’s Sean Boston for our weekly update with what’s happening in GC. Allen talks about the city commission meeting held on 3-19.
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Weekly Update with USD 457’s Roy Cessna

Roy Cessna joins Southwind Broadcasting’s Sean Boston for our weekly update with what’s happening around the Garden City Public Schools.
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Governor withdraws her nomination of Judge Jeffry Jack, requests more names

(From the Office of the Governor) TOPEKA, Kan. — In light of the information that has surfaced regarding Judge Jeffry Jack’s social media presence, Governor Laura Kelly is withdrawing his name from consideration for the Kansas Court of Appeals vacancy. Jack, at the request of Governor Kelly, submitted a letter last night removing his name...
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GCHS District Robotics Teams Place At State Competition

(Courtesy of USD 457 Public Information Coordinator, Roy Cessna) There were 10 teams from Garden City Public Schools that competed at the robotics state competition on March 9th in Wichita, Kansas.  There were 20 teams from around the state that participated in the competition. The schools that received awards include: Jennie Barker Elementary School took...
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Garden City High School Prom Set For Saturday

(Courtesy of USD 457 Public Information Coordinator, Roy Cessna) The Garden City High School Junior Senior prom will be held Saturday, March 23th, in the GCHS practice gymnasium, 2720 Buffalo Way Blvd.  The theme for this year’s gala event is “Vintage Carnival”.  The dance will begin at 9:00 p.m. For the dance, students will need...
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