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Trio to be inducted into DCCC Hall of Fame

(Special to westernakansasnews.com) DODGE CITY, KAN. — In its long history, Dodge City Community College has seen many distinguished students, faculty and staff grace its campus. In 1986, the college established the DC3 Hall of Fame to recognize outstanding individuals who made significant contributions to the school and community, and elevated the reputation and...
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Arkansas River Compact Administration to meet in GC on Friday

(Special to westernkansasnews.com) MANHATTAN, KAN. — The Arkansas River Compact Administration (ARCA) annual meeting will be held on Friday, Dec. 7, 2018, at 9:00 a.m. CST at the Clarion Inn, 1911 E Kansas Ave. in Garden City. The meeting agenda is posted on ARCA’s website at www.co-ks-arkansasrivercompactadmin.org. ARCA administers provisions of the Kansas–Colorado Arkansas River Compact,...
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Flags to be flown at Half-Staff in honor of former President

TOPEKA, KAN. — Governor Jeff Colyer has ordered flags to be flown at Half-Staff in honor of former U.S. President George H.W. Bush who died on Friday at the age of 94. The Governor has ordered flags to be flown at Half-Staff for the next 30 days. Bush was our 41st President and was...
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Garden City Rotary Club to provide dictionaries to students

GARDEN CITY, KAN. — The Garden City Rotary Club will be distributing dictionaries to third graders at Garden City Public Schools beginning next week as part of the Rotary Dictionary Project. The object of the Rotary Dictionary Project is to give every student a personal dictionary of their very own that will serve them at least...
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Dodge City VFW to host Bazaar on Sunday

DODGE CITY, KAN. — The Dodge City Veterans of Foreign Wars will be hosting a Bazaar on Sunday from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. at the VFW, located at 909 N. 13th Ave. 
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KDOT approves November bids

TOPEKA, KAN. — The Kansas Department of Transportation has approved bids for state highway construction and maintenance projects in Kansas. The approval happened on Nov. 14 in Topeka.  According to the release, here are the approved projects for southwest Kansas… District Six — Southwest Finney ‑ 156‑28 KA‑5054‑01 ‑ K‑156, from 2.7 miles east of...
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Walker nominated for America’s Favorite Crossing Guard Award

GARDEN CITY, KAN. — Many of you have driven by a school at some point in your life early in the morning or in the afternoon and have seen a school crossing guard. Gertrude Elementary School in Garden City is lucky enough to have Doris Walker as their guard. Walker has been standing guard...
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Dodge City woman dies after 3-vehicle crash in Scott County

SCOTT COUNTY — A 3-vehicle crash in Scott County on Monday evening has left one woman deceased. The accident occurred on US-83 in Scott County at mile marker 119 around 7:15 p.m. According to a report from the Kansas Highway Patrol, 39-year-old Mony Sen Conner was traveling southbound on US-83 in her 2017 Toyota...
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Accident in Scott County kills one

SCOTT COUNTY — The state of Kansas was shook on Sunday with blizzard-like conditions throughout the day, causing many road closures and low visibility across the state. The bad weather was a cause for a fatal accident in Scott County on Sunday afternoon. The accident occurred around 2 p.m. when a Jeep driven by...
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School Closings and Delays for Monday, Nov. 26

Here are the latest school closings and delays for Monday, Nov. 26. Last update: Sunday, Nov. 25th at 6:30 p.m. USD 102 – Cimarron-Ensign – MUD ROUTES USD 482 – Dighton – 2-HOUR DELAY USD 207 – Hodgeman Co. – 2-HOUR DELAY & MUD ROUTES USD 347 – Kinsley-Offerle – 2-HOUR DELAY  Northwest Kansas Technical College – CLOSED   
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