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Horses used for beer promotions to visit Kansas Capitol

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Clydesdale horses used for beer promotions will soon trot in front of the Kansas Capitol to celebrate the state’s new law that allows grocers and convenience stores to sell brews with up to 6% alcohol by volume. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that the equine event is intended to bring to mind a...
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KDOT to begin surface project on K-25 in Stevens County

(Courtesy of the Kansas Department of Transportation) Crews will begin a surface recycle and chip seal project on K-25 from the east U.S. 56 junction in Stevens County to the south city limit of Ulysses Wednesday, April 24. The project will begin at the Stevens/Grant County Line and continue south to the east U.S....
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Dodge City to host 2020 & 2021 NJCAA Region VI Basketball Championships

DODGE CITY, Kan. — The Dodge City Sports Commission has announced it will host the 2020 and 2021 National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Region VI Men’s & Women’s Basketball Championships at United Wireless Arena.  The Athletic Directors from around the Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference (KJCCC) met on April 12 at Dodge City...
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Garden City to host 2020 NJCAA Women’s Golf National Championship

GARDEN CITY, Kan. — The Finney County Convention and Visitors Bureau announced on Tuesday that Buffalo Dunes Golf Course in Garden City will host the 2020 National Junior College Athletic Association Women’s Golf National Championship. The event will take place May 10-14, 2020 and will bring in over 130 golfers to Garden City. The...
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GCCC Automotive Technology Program Hosting Open House on April 26

(Courtesy of GCCC) GARDEN CITY, Kan. — The Automotive Technology program at Garden City Community College will host an Open House from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Friday, April 26.  Guests are invited to tour the Automotive Technology Shop, meet the instructors, gather information about the new cohort-style organizational structure of the program,...
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GCCC Collegiate Quiz Bowl Team Earns State Champion Title

(Courtesy of GCCC) GARDEN CITY, Kan. — The Garden City Community College Quiz Bowl team was named the State Champion in a two-day Kansas Collegiate Quiz Bowl tournament which took place on April in Wichita, Kansas.  GCCC’s team consisted of Aaron Morales (Captain), Madison Wilson, Seth Szekula, and Grace Selee.  The team placed first...
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Drive 4UR School Event Planned On Saturday

(Courtesy of USD 457) GARDEN CITY, Kan. — The Garden City High School wrestling team will host Drive 4UR School on Saturday, April 20th, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Burtis Motors, 601 W. Kansas Avenue.  The event will benefit the wrestling program at GCHS.  The public is encouraged to come and test-drive...
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GCCC Selected as NISOD 2019 “Most Promising Places to Work in Community Colleges” Award Winner

(Courtesy of GCCC) GARDEN CITY, Kan. — Garden City Community College has been selected by the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) in partnership with Diverse: Issues in Higher Education as the 2019 “Most Promising Places to Work in Community Colleges” Award winner.  The award recognizes Garden City Community College’s best-in-class student and staff recruitment...
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Governor signs bill making voting more convenient in Kansas

(From the Office of the Governor) TOPEKA, Kan. — In an effort to expand and improve voting opportunities in Kansas, Governor Laura Kelly signed House Substitute for Senate Bill 130 yesterday afternoon, amending the law concerning advance ballots, signature requirements and polling places. “Over the past decade, we have seen countless efforts aimed at...
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USD 457: No School Friday and Monday Spring Vacation

(Courtesy of USD 457) GARDEN CITY, Kan. — There will be no school on Friday, March 19th, for Garden City Public Schools for a scheduled inservice for teachers in the district during the morning.  There will be no school for the district on Monday, April 22nd, for spring vacation. The district offices and facilities...
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