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Mill and overlay projects to begin in Finney Co. Tuesday

Crews will begin a mill and overlay project approximately 21 miles east of Garden City on K-156 in Finney County on Tuesday, August 21st.  Work is expected to be completed on Wednesday, August 22nd. Traffic will be reduced to one lane controlled by flaggers and a pilot car.  KDOT urges drivers to be alert,...
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Man killed, four injured in Stevens Co. crash

Stevens County, KS(westernkansasnews.com) A Hugoton man was killed and four were injured in a two vehicle crash in Stevens County Sunday morning at 5:46. Asuncion Jimenez, 66, was killed when he failed to stop at a stop sign at Rd. V and Rd. 20 3 miles South of Moscow. Jiminez pickup was hit on...
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Bosselman Enterprises opens Travel Center, Boss Shop in Garden City

GARDEN CITY, KS – Bosselman Enterprises announces the purchase of the former Garden City Travel Plaza in Garden City, Kansas at 1265 Solar Ave., which is now open as a Bosselman Travel Center and Boss Shop. The Garden City Bosselman Travel Center features 177 over the road parking stalls, 35 RV parking stalls, a...
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Three suspects in custody for armed robbery at Ulysses convenience store

Ulysses, KS(westernkansasnews.com) Three suspects have been taken into custody in connection to an armed robbery at a Ulysses convenience store Saturday night. The robbery occurred at 11:20 p.m. at the U-Pump It at 529 N. Colorado. According to the Ulysses Police Department preliminary information says that a subject entered with a weapon and demanded money. During...
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Storms spawn tornados and multiple floods Saturday night in SW Kansas

Strong storms on Saturday night produced two tornados and multiple floods across portions of southwest Kansas. The first tornado warning was issued around 5:15 p.m. MDT for southeastern Greeley County. The storm briefly produced a tornado in Northern Greeley County. The second tornado warning was issued for northeastern Grant County at 7:45 p.m. The storm produced a...
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No School for Garfield Early Childhood Center and Kindergarten Students Friday, August 24th

Garden City Public Schools will hold Ages in Stages Parent Teacher Conferences on Friday, August 24th, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  There will be no school for Garfield Early Childhood Center students and kindergarten students. Parents will answer a questionnaire about things their child can and cannot currently perform. The form includes questions...
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Garden City Police investigating Aggravated Robbery

Garden City, KS(westernkansasnews.com) Garden City Police are investigating an Aggravated Robbery that occurred Wednesday night in the area of 4101 East Hwy. 50. The investigation has revealed that a 39 year old male was outside of his residence when two unknown males approached him demanding money and drugs. One suspect allegedly had a knife....
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Garden City Schools recognized by Civic Advocacy Network

Garden City High School is one of eight Kansas schools that will be recognized in September for the civic engagement opportunities they offer students by receiving the School of Excellence Award.  Florence Wilson Elementary School is one of four Kansas schools that will receive the School of Promising Practice Award.  The award winners will...
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GCCC Board names Ruda Interim President, approves budget

Garden City, KS(westernkansasnews.com) The Garden City Community College Board of Trustees unanimously named Ryan Ruda the temporary Interim President of the college Tuesday night. The announcement was made to cheers from the packed house. “Moving forward I think a big part of my job is just working with the board, the faculty and staff...
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SW Kansas still in emergency drought, despite improvement

Topeka – While there have been some recent rains, drought conditions for many areas of the state, especially eastern Kansas, continue to worsen. Declining livestock water and feed supply continue to be reported. This has resulted in emergency status being added in eastern Kansas for any county with a U.S. Drought Monitor Severe Drought...
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