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Governor Colyer issues State of Disaster Emergency Declaration for Winter Storm

TOPEKA, KAN. — Governor Jeff Colyer has issued a State of Disaster Emergency Declaration for the winter storm that has passed through the entire state of Kansas. According to a release, “Here in Kansas we make it a priority to take care of our neighbors,” Colyer said.  “We strongly recommend that you postpone travel plans,...
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LifePoint Health merger involves Western Plains Medical Complex

BRENTWOOD, TEN. — LifePoint Health, Inc. and RCCH HealthCare Partners have completed a merger and will now be operating as one company, LifePoint Health. Western Plains Medical Complex in Dodge City will now be connected to an even stronger network of community hospitals, regional health systems, physician practices, outpatient centers and post-acute facilities that spans...
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APAC Shears receives NAPA’s top paving award for southwest Kansas project

HUTCHINSON, KAN. — APAC Shears has been awarded the National Asphalt Pavement Association’s (NAPA) Larry H. Lemon Quality in Construction Award for a mill and overlay project on U.S. 160 in Meade and Clark counties in southwest Kansas. The award recognizes asphalt pavements that use less than 50,000 tons of asphalt for a project. The...
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Western Plains Medical Complex receives high grade

DODGE CITY, KAN. — The Western Plains Medical Complex was awarded an ‘A’ grade by The Leapfrog Group’s Fall 2018 Hospital Safety Guide.  The Leapfrog Group is a national organization committed to improving health care quality and safety for consumers and purchasers. The group assigns an A, B, C, D or F letter grade...
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GCFD Chief Allen Shelton named 2018 Fire Chief of the Year

GARDEN CITY, KAN. — Garden City Fire Chief Allen Shelton has been named the 2018 Fire Chief of the Year by the Kansas State Association of Fire Chiefs. Shelton is in his 44th year with the Garden City Fire Department. Shelton began his career in September of 1975 as a volunteer firefighter. He was...
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School Closings and Delays for Monday, Nov. 12

Here are the latest school closings and delays for Monday, Nov. 12. Last update: 8:00 a.m.   USD 220 – Ashland – 2-HOUR DELAY USD 102 – Cimarron-Ensign – 2-HOUR DELAY USD 476 – Copeland – 2-HOUR DELAY USD 216 – Deerfield – CLOSED USD 482 – Dighton – 2-HOUR DELAY USD 225 – Fowler – 2-HOUR DELAY...
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Five resign at the Ness County Sheriff’s Office

NESS CITY, KAN. — The Ness County Sheriff’s Office has announced that the undersheriff, three deputies and a dispatcher have all resigned from their roles with the Ness County Sheriff’s Office effective immediately. According to the Ness County Sheriff’s Office’s Facebook page, Undersheriff William Sutton, Deputy Cole Stoecklein, Deputy Jonathan Rahe, and Deputy Jim Lutters...
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Stevens County man arrested for murder

MOSCOW, KAN. — The Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI) and the Stevens County Sheriff’s Office have made an arrest in the death of a 2-year old boy. The Stevens County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call to dispatch on Tuesday afternoon around 4 p.m. which caused them concern for the welfare of a young...
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Lee Richardson Zoo mourns death of snow leopard

GARDEN CITY, KAN. — The Lee Richardson Zoo, one of Garden City’s most visited attractions is mourning the loss of Kalmali, a seven year-old snow leopard. Kalmali was euthanized on Tuesday morning due to renal failure. According to a release from the zoo, “The median life expectancy for snow leopards is 15 years. Kali, as zoo...
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Kelly wins Kansas Governor’s race

TOPEKA, KAN. — Laura Kelly, a Kansas Democrat has been voted in as the new Governor on Tuesday evening in a primarily red-leaning state. Kelly defeated (R) Kris Kobach and (i) Greg Orman on Tuesday night. Kobach called Kelly shortly after 10 p.m. to concede the race. Kelly had been serving as a State...
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