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Weekly Update with GCCC

Southwind Broadcasting News Director, Sean Boston visited with Garden City Community College’s Director of Public Relations, Ashley Salazar to hear what’s going on at GC3.  
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Russell man arrested for child pornography

(Story courtesy of the Kansas Bureau of Investigation) ELLIS COUNTY – Today (Thursday), special agents of the Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI) arrested a Russell man for his alleged involvement with child pornography. On Thursday, Feb. 14, at approximately 11:30 a.m., Kenneth D. Herd, 54, of Russell, was arrested at his place of employment in Hays, Kan....
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Kansas man who threatened to ‘blow up’ White House sentenced

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas man accused of threatening to “blow up” the White House has been sentenced to 10 months in federal prison. A court filing shows Brandon Koss of Wichita was sentenced Wednesday on a misdemeanor charge of willful interference with the protective work of a Secret Service agent. Prosecutors agreed...
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Militia members file appeals in southwest Kansas bomb case

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Three militia members facing decades in prison for their roles in a foiled plot to massacre Somali Muslims in southwest Kansas have all now appealed their convictions and sentences. Attorneys representing Gavin Wright and Curtis Allen on Wednesday filed separate notices of appeal to the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals....
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GCHS to present the musical Evita

(Story courtesy of GC Public Schools Public Information Coordinator, Roy Cessna) Garden City High School drama department will present the musical Evita, March 1st and 2nd at 7:00 p.m., and March 2nd and 3rd at 2:30 p.m. The performances will be held in the auditorium on the Garden City High School campus, 2720 Buffalo Way Blvd. This production contains language and content...
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YMCA of Southwest Kansas changes up Keeping Our Promise program

(Story Courtesy of the YMCA of Southwest Kansas) GARDEN CITY, Kan. — The YMCA of Southwest Kansas has ignited a new twist to the Keeping Our Promise (KOP) program. The KOP is a year-end Christmas gift to all the elementary and intermediate schools in Dodge City, Garden City and Holcomb. In December and January,...
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Dodge City CVB announces Hunting Contest Winners

(Story courtesy of the Dodge City Convention and Visitors Bureau) Dodge City Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) is pleased to announce winners from the Bounty Bird and Rooster Roundup pheasant hunting contests. The CVB ran these two separate hunting contests simultaneously in Ford County for pheasant hunters in the area. To enter into the...
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Weekly update with the city of Garden City

Garden City City Manager Matt Allen joins Southwind Broadcasting’s Sean Boston for our weekly update with what’s happening around Garden City.
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Garden City man sentenced to federal prison

WICHITA, KAN. (AP) – A Garden City man with a state prison record was sentenced Tuesday to 87 months in federal prison for carrying a gun, U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister said. Darnell Wilks, 49, Garden City, Kan., pleaded guilty to one count of unlawful possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. A Garden...
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Ruda named GCCC President

(Story courtesy of GCCC Director of Public Relations, Ashley Salazar) GARDEN CITY, Kan. — The Board of Trustees for Garden City Community College unanimously voted to name Dr. Ryan Ruda the President of the institution in a regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, February 12, after an hour-long executive session. The Board and Dr. Ruda will...
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