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Kansas claims number one spot for wind energy production

(Courtesy of the Office of the Governor) TOPEKA, Kan. — In an effort to raise awareness of clean energy activity in Kansas, Governor Laura Kelly is highlighting the American Wind Energy Association’s 2018 Annual Market Report. The report, released yesterday, shows that Kansas is now the number one producer for wind energy production as a share...
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GCHS Broadcasting, Debate, and Forensics Telethon Planned

(Courtesy of USD 457) GARDEN CITY, Kan. — The 23rd Annual Garden City High School Broadcasting, Debate, and Forensics Telethon will be held Monday April 15th, from 4:00 – 10:00 p.m.  The live broadcast will be aired on the Buffalo Broadcasting System (BBS-TV Channel 21) as well as simulcast on KBFZ 101.7 FM and streamed on...
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Leoti man killed in Wichita County crash

WICHITA COUNTY, Kan. — A single-vehicle accident on Wednesday afternoon has left one dead. The accident occurred just after 3 p.m. on County Road 9, four miles west of Kansas Highway 25. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, a 2003 Chevy Cavalier was headed south bound in the 900 block of County Road 9....
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Plains man killed in Seward County crash

SEWARD COUNTY, Kan. — A single-vehicle accident in Seward County late Wednesday night has left one dead. The accident happened just before midnight on U.S. Highway 83 at milepost 18. A 2012 Kenworth semi was headed north bound on U.S. 83 when the driver, Damon E. Brown, 69, of Plains lost control for an...
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Finney County crash injures 1

FINNEY COUNTY, Kan. — A single vehicle accident in between Garden City and Holcomb on Tuesday evening has sent a teen to the hospital. The accident occurred just before 7 p.m. on Railroad Avenue. Ellie R. Mueller, 15, of Garden City was headed eastbound in the 3700 block of Railroad Avenue when she lost...
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Kansas teen dies in farming accident, authorities say

NORTON, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say a Kansas teen has been killed in a farming accident. Norton County Sheriff Troy Thompson says his office received a call around 9:25 p.m. Monday from a concerned parent. KWCH-TV reports that the parent said the teen went missing while doing chores. Deputies arrived and found that the teen had...
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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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Kansas Guard brigade captain resigns over suicide concerns

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A captain in a Kansas National Guard brigade has resigned over what she says is a lack of concern from guard leadership over recent suicides. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that Capt. Tara Fields is a behavioral health officer. She has served 12 years in military, eight on active duty. She said her...
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Dodge City Voted 10Best by USA TODAY

(Courtesy of the Dodge City CVB) The Dodge City Convention and Visitors Bureau is pleased to announce that Dodge City has been nominated in USA TODAY 10Best Readers’ Choice 2019 travel awards! Their expert panel selected Dodge City as a contender for Best Historic Small Town, which just launched. Their contest, which is being...
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UPDATE: Suspect arrested in Norton County Homicide

(Courtesy of the KBI) CAPE GIRARDEAU COUNTY, Mo. – With the assistance of the Cape Girardeau Police Department, the Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI) and the Norton County Sheriff’s Office made an arrest connected to the murder of Lori Shields. At approximately 4:20 p.m. on Monday, April 8, as he was released from the Saint...
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