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GCCC to Host a Signing Event with WSU TAP for Para Educator Pathway

(Courtesy of GCCC) GARDEN CITY, Kan. — Garden City Community College will host a signing event in collaboration with Wichita State University, United School District 457, and United School District 363, on Tuesday, May 21 at 1:30 p.m. in the Endowment Room at GCCC.  The signing officially launches an innovative new partnership between the...
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GCCC announces summer hours

(Courtesy of GCCC) Garden City Community College will operate under “Summer Hours” from May 20 through August 2.  GCCC Summer Hours: Monday –Thursday: 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Friday: 8:00 a.m. – Noon Garden City Community College exists to produce positive contributors to the economic and social well-being of society. 
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Filing deadline approaches in Finney County for local election

(Courtesy of the Finney County Election Office) FINNEY COUNTY, Kan. — Leadership positions are up for election this fall across various local boards in Finney County. Those interested in running should pick up a filing packet from the Finney County Election Office, 311 N. 9th St., Garden City. The deadline to file is Monday,...
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U.S. 83 Mill & Overlay project to begin in Scott County this week

(Courtesy of the Kansas Department of Transportation) Crews will begin a mill and overlay project on U.S. 83 in Scott County on Wednesday, May 22. 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 lane...
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Wright Park Zoo’s Bull Bison has Died

(Courtesy of the Wright Park Zoo) DODGE CITY, Kan. —  We are deeply saddened to announce the loss of our bull bison, Brutus, on the morning of Friday, May 17th. Brutus had been showing signs of age–related health issues, and while these issues were being successfully managed by zoo staff, his health began to...
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DCCC: Adult Learning Center Holds GED Graduation Ceremony

(Courtesy of DCCC) DODGE CITY, Kan. — Twelve people graduated from Dodge City Community College’s Adult Learning Center GED Program on the evening of Friday, May 10, 2019. Director Brandie Ferguson says that while many people who complete the GED program do so for job opportunities or advancement, many others are preparing for further...
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DCCC: Combining Art and Welding to Create an Award Winning Sculpture

(Courtesy of DCCC) DODGE CITY, Kan. — When Robert Cervantes began the welding program at Dodge City Community College he didn’t plan for the highlight of his training to be an art project. Despite taking an art class almost as an afterthought, Cervantes’ creation from that course took first place at the Kansas State...
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KDOT: Law enforcement on the lookout for unrestrained drivers, passengers

(Courtesy of the KDOT) 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 of traffic fatalities...
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USD 457: Students receive awards at graduation ceremony

(Courtesy of USD 457) GARDEN CITY, Kan. — There were a number of students that received awards during the Garden City Alternate Education Center and Virtual Academy graduation ceremony on May 11th.  Students received the Dale M. Dennis Excellence in Education award and one student received an Academic Excellence award. The students that received...
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GCCC: Trustees Authorize External Review into Death of Braeden Bradforth

(Courtesy of GCCC) GARDEN CITY, Kan. — During a regularly scheduled meeting on May 14, the Board of Trustees for Garden City Community College voted to authorize an external investigation into the August 1, 2018 death of Braeden Bradforth.  The Board voted to delay further discussion on policy governance changes regarding language for a...
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