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USD 457: Bus Drivers Place At State Competition

(Courtesy of USD 457) SALINA, Kan. — The Garden City Public Schools Transportation Department had four school bus drivers place in the Kansas State Pupil Transportation Association’s School Bus Rodeo Safety Competition held in Salina, Kansas.  Kim Nichols took first place and Sondra Williams took third place in Rookie Transit division.  Jerry Guerrero took second place...
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K-25 Chip Seal Project to begin on Wednesday in Wichita County

(Courtesy of the KS Department of Transportation) WICHITA COUNTY, Kan. — Crews are expected to begin a chip seal project on K-25 from the Kearny/Wichita county line north 19.1 miles to the south city limit of Leoti on Wednesday, June 12. Traffic will be reduced to one lane controlled by flaggers and a pilot car....
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Lee Richardson Zoo welcomes male Chinese goral

(Courtesy of the Lee Richardson Zoo) GARDEN CITY, Kan. — The Lee Richardson Zoo welcomed a new resident yesterday from Los Angeles Zoo. A male Chinese goral arrived from Los Angeles Zoo to join the zoo’s small herd of gorals in “Wild Asia”.   The new male came to Lee Richardson Zoo based on a recommendation...
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Bridge work to begin Monday on Marshall Road Bridge in Ford County

(Courtesy of the KS Department of Transportation) FORD COUNTY, Kan. — Crews are expected to begin bridge work on the Marshall Road over U.S. 400 in Ford County on Monday, June 10. The original start date was delayed due to weather. Traffic will continue on the Marshall Road bridge, however a 10’ width restriction will...
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AG Derek Schmidt charges four with identity crimes in Ford County sweep

(Courtesy of the KS Attorney General’s Office) DODGE CITY, Kan. — The attorney general’s office has charged four individuals in Ford County with filing falsified applications to obtain state identification cards, Attorney General Derek Schmidt said today. The criminal cases are part of a coordinated enforcement action conducted in partnership with the Kansas Department of Revenue Office...
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USD 457: Free Performance of Hamlet At GCHS on Friday

(Courtesy of USD 457) GARDEN CITY, Kan. — Garden City High School drama will present a free performance of Hamlet at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, June 7th, in the GCHS auditorium, 2720 Buffalo Way Blvd.  The performance is in preparation to perform on June 25th at the International Thespian Festival in Lincoln, Nebraska. Garden City High School...
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Mercer Gallery Hosting GCCC Faculty Member, Ron Carlson’s “Red and Other Colors”

(Courtesy of Garden City Community College) GARDEN CITY, Kan. — The Mercer Gallery at Garden City Community College is pleased to host a summer art exhibition by a local artistic duo consisting of Linda Adams and GCCC Computer Science Instructor, Ron Carlson.   Their exhibition, “Red and Other Colors,” will take place at The Mercer Gallery...
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1 injured following Ford County Crash

FORD COUNTY, Kan. — One person has been injured following a two-vehicle accident in Ford County on Wednesday morning. The crash happened just before 6 a.m. on U.S. 50, three miles west of the Dodge City city limits. A 2004 Peterbilt Semi driven by Aaron Soto-Barrios, 26, Garden City was eastbound on U.S. 50...
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2 killed in, 1 injured in Finney County Crash

FINNEY COUNTY, Kan. — Two people were killed following a two-vehicle accident in northern Finney County on Wednesday afternoon. The accident happened around 1:30 p.m. at the intersection of Jenny Barker Rd. and Mead Rd., about 20 miles north of Garden City. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, a 2018 GMC Sierra driven by...
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Weekly Update: Garden City Police Department Update

Garden City Police Department FTO Josh Meinzer talks about summer safety tips and the Beef Empire Days Parade.
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