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25th Judicial District Nominating Commission to interview Garden City man for district magistrate vacancy

(Courtesy of the Office of Judicial Administration) TOPEKA, Kan. — The 25th Judicial District Nominating Commission will convene May 10 to interview one nominee to fill a district magistrate judge vacancy in Hamilton County. The vacancy was created by the resignation of District Magistrate Judge Meghan Houtsma, effective May 1. The commission will convene...
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Kansas’ stronger beer likely won’t mean bigger buzz

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Kansas finally abandoned a Prohibition-era rule that restricted certain stores to only sell beer with up to 3.2% alcohol content, but the stronger beer that’s now allowed doesn’t contain much more alcohol. Kansas this month ended its law dating back to the 1930s, allowing groceries and convenience stores to...
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Advocates frustrated with pace of Kansas foster care fixes

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Child welfare advocates in Kansas who spent more than a year examining the state’s troubled foster care system are frustrated with what they see as the Legislature’s lack of action on their recommendations for fixing the problems. Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly says she understands their frustrations but argues that her...
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GCCC Department of Music announces Spring 2019 Concerts

The Garden City Community College Department of Music is proud to announce the dates and times for the upcoming Spring 2019 Concerts. The Spring 2019 Jazz Ensemble and Concert Band Concerts will take place on Thursday, April 25 at 7:30 p.m. in the Pauline Joyce Fine Arts Auditorium. The Spring 2019 Small Ensemble and Wind Ensemble Concerts will...
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KDOT: Utility work on U.S. 50 at Charleston scheduled for Monday

(Courtesy of the KDOT) Utility crews will be working on power lines on U.S. 50 one mile west of Charleston on Monday, April 15. U.S. 50 will be closed for approximately 15 minutes at approximately 11 a.m. Following the closure, traffic will re-open, but the westbound passing lane will remain closed during daytime hours...
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Census: Number of Kansas farms has dropped 5% over 5 years

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The government’s latest Census of Agriculture for Kansas shows the number of farms in the state has dropped 5% from the count taken five years earlier. The National Agricultural Statistics Service reported Thursday that there were 58,569 farms in Kansas during 2017. They covered some 45.8 million acres, down 1%...
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GCHS Choir Students Advance To State Competition

(Courtesy of USD 457) Garden City High School choir students traveled to Dodge City High School for regional solo and ensemble contest on Saturday, April 6, 2019.  There were four ensembles and 22 soloists that competed at the competition.  Students receiving a “I” rating have qualified to perform at state competition that will take place in Topeka,...
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GCHS Music Department Rates At State Competition

(Courtesy of USD 457) The Garden City High School music department participated in the State Large Group Contest held Wednesday, April 10, 2019.  The competition was held at Dodge City High School in Dodge City, Kansas.  A panel made up of three judges rated each of the performances in their particular music group. Garden...
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Tribune business owner recognized for service to crime victims

(From the Office of U.S. District Attorney Derek Schmidt) Brent Foster-Tarman of Tribune was recognized for his service to crime victims during this week’s Crime Victims’ Rights Conference in Wichita. Foster-Tarman was presented the Community Champion Victim Service Award by Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt during an awards ceremony today. Foster-Tarman has served the...
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Pregnancy is contagious at 1 Kansas elementary school

GODDARD, Kan. (AP) — Pregnancy is contagious at one Kansas elementary school, where seven teachers were expecting at the same time, catching the attention of Ellen DeGeneres. The teachers’ pregnancies began getting attention last month when Oak Street Elementary in the Wichita suburb of Goddard posted a photo on Facebook of the women showing off their...
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