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Schulman Crossing Officially Celebrates Grand Opening

Garden City, KS (westernkansasnews.com) A huge crowd turned out for the Grand Opening of the new Schulman Crossing Thursday afternoon in Garden City. For Hobby Lobby store manager Derek Roberts the level of excitement is amazing.   Developer John Collete of North Carolina came  and mentioned the eight stores that have called Schulman Crossing home...
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State: Hunting Brings in Money For Kansas

Jetmore, KS (westernkansasnews.com)  Kansas is always looking for new ways to highlight some of the state’s main attractions. Friday officials will look to lure hunters.     Linda Craighead Assistant Secretary of the State’s Wildlife, Tourism and Parks Department has brought in the Hunters Showcase to Horse Thief Reservoir in Hodgeman County. Admission is...
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Centura Health Adds Another Hospital to Network

Elkhart, KS (westernkansasnews.com) Earlier this month Centura Health Network which includes St. Catherines Hosptial of Garden City added Logan County Hospital in Oakley. Wednesday Centura added Morton County Hospital in Elkhart. St. Catherine CEO Scott Taylor is convinced smaller rural hospitals believe joining larger systems is the best way to cut costs. Morton County is...
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Schulman Crossing Ready For A GRAND Opening

Garden City, KS (westernkansasnews.com) Five year in the making, but the eight stores are now open at the new Schulman Crossing in Garden City. To put the final touches on a whirlwind year of construction City Manager Matt Allen says a grand opening celebration is scheduled for Thursday afternoon. The event will last from...
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Dodge City Commission Discusses Town’s New Look

Dodge City, KS (westernkansasnews.com) Officials in Dodge City appear to be close on giving final approval for renovations to the Heritage District downtown south of Wyatt Earp Drive and the railroad tracks.    City Manager Cherise Tieben on what is the overall goal.   The city commission will take up the issue at this...
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Accident Reported in Seward County Wednesday Night

Liberal, KS (westernkansasnews.com) A car and motorcyclist were involved in an accident shortly after 7 Wednesday night in Seward County on County Road 6 and C, five miles west of Liberal.  After waiting at a stop sign, a teen driver proceeded through the intersection and was hit on the driver’s side.  The motorcyclist was...
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Energy Debate Becoming Focus in Race for Congress

Holcomb, KS (westernkansasnews.com) Less than two weeks away from election day, Congressman Tim Huelskamp has identified the biggest issue that separates him from his Democratic challenger Jim Sherow. Huelskamp wants to create an environment that will expand energy development. Huelskamp believes Sherow will back more regulation preventing Kansas from reaching its full energy potential. We...
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Improving Your Teen’s Driving

Garden City, KS (westernkansasnews.com) Remember getting your first drivers license? How soon did it take for you to have an accident? To prevent your children from repeating those mistakes KDOT has made this National Teen Driving Week.   KDOT spokesman Kirk Hutchinson say in order to instill good driving practices its important to remember...
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Garden City man killed in Saturday morning accident

Garden City, Kan. (westernkansasnews.com)–A Garden City man died early Saturday morning in a single vehicle crash one and a half miles west of Deerfield in Kearny County. According to the report from the Kansas Highway Patrol, 21-year old Gerardo Gonzalez-Rivera was eastbound on US Highway 50 when he left the side of the roadway,...
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Abengoa Opens Hugoton Cellulosic Ethanol Plant

Hugoton, KS (westernkansasnews.com) It started with the Hugoton High School choir.       And ended with these words State and federal officials were on hand Friday to open the Abengoa Cellulosic Ethanol Plant. Plant Manager Danny Allison on how it works. Governor Sam Brownback eagerly anticipates what the facility will mean. The new plant...
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