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KDOT: Bridge repair scheduled in Ford County

(Courtesy of the Kansas 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 Tuesday, May 28. Traffic will be reduced to one lane controlled by flaggers and a pilot car on U.S. 400 and the Marshall Road bridge over...
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KDOT: Chip seal project to begin in Hodgeman County

(Courtesy of the Kansas Department of Transportation) HODGEMAN COUNTY, Kan. — Crews are expected to begin a chip seal project on U.S. 283 from the Hodgeman/Ford County Line north 11.5 miles to Jetmore on Tuesday, May 28. Traffic will be reduced to one lane controlled by flaggers and a pilot car. KDOT urges drivers to...
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Velez appointed to District Magistrate Judge in Hamilton County

(Courtesy of the 25th Judicial Court) SYRACUSE, Kan. — Christopher “C.J.” Velez is appointed as District Magistrate Judge for Hamilton County and will be sworn in by Chief Judge Robert Frederick at a private robing ceremony on May 31, 2019, at 2:00 p.m. MDT at the Hamilton County Courthouse. Mr. Velez was selected for appointment...
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AG Office: Dodge City man sentenced to more than 12 years behind bars

(Courtesy of the Attorney Generals Office) DODGE CITY, Kan. — A Dodge City man was sentenced yesterday to 154 months in prison for distribution of methamphetamine, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said. Roman Del Real, 33, was sentenced by Judge Sidney R. Thomas in Ford County District Court. Del Real pleaded guilty in February...
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Construction project in Scott County delayed due to weather

(Courtesy of the Kansas Department of Transportation) Crews expect to begin a mill and overlay project on U.S. 83 in Scott County on Wednesday, May 29. The project includes U.S. 83 from the Scott County Line north to the concrete pavement on the south side of Scott City. Traffic will be reduced to one...
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AG Derek Schmidt: Saturday is National Missing Children’s Day

(Courtesy of the Kansas Attorney Generals Office) TOPEKA, Kan. — As National Missing Children’s Day is observed this Saturday, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt is reminding Kansas parents to talk to their children about ways to stay safe. “Communication is key to ensuring our children have the tools they need to stay safe,” said Schmidt,...
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KDOT: Click It. Or Ticket. Law enforcement on the lookout for unrestrained drivers, passengers

(Courtesy of the Kansas Department of Transportation) TOPEKA, Kan. — Law enforcement agencies across Kansas will be taking a no-excuses approach to saving lives around this Memorial Day weekend. Tickets will be issued to unbuckled occupants as a harsh reminder of the importance of seat belt use at all times. More than 50 percent...
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USD 457: GCHS student receives Dale M. Dennis Award

(Courtesy of USD 457) GARDEN CITY, Kan. — Eresay Alcantar-Velasquez, a senior at Garden City High School, has received the Dale M. Dennis Excellence in Education award sponsored by the United School Administrators of Kansas.  The award was presented to Alcantar-Velasquez during Senior Awards Night on Wednesday, May 15th, in the Garden City High...
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Locals volunteer with Beef Empire Days Rodeo

(Courtesy of the Beef Empire Days staff) GARDEN CITY, Kan. — Volunteers are the lifeblood of the Beef Empire Days PRCA Rodeo, and two of them on the committee represent the Hispanic and Native American population in Garden City. Wally Garcia and Luis Castillo are volunteers with the Beef Empire Days Rodeo, and love what...
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