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Ness County Sheriff pleads guilty, resigns

WICHITA, KAN. — Ness County Sheriff, Bryan Whipple plead guilty to one count of knowingly selling a gun to a person who was prohibited under federal law from possessing a firearm according to U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister. Whipple, 46, agreed to resign from the Ness County Sheriff Department after the guilty plea. Whipple admitted arranging...
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$1.6 billion Mega Millions drawing set for tonight

TOPEKA, KAN. — The lottery game known as “Mega Millions” has unnofficially now been changed to Mega Billions after 24 drawings have been done and still no lucky winner. The current jackpot is a record-breaking $1.6 billion, with the cash option just under a billion at $904.9 million. This marks the first time in...
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Crystal Apple Award semifinalists announced

GARDEN CITY — The 13 semifinalists for the annual Crystal Apple Award presented by the Garden City Chamber of Commerce have been announced in a press release on Wednesday. The Chamber’s Crystal Apple Committee is made up of representatives from the business community who look to help recognize the quality of the educators in Finney...
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U.S. Senator Jerry Moran visits Garden City

GARDEN CITY — United States Senator, Jerry Moran visited Garden City on Wednesday afternoon to keynote speak the Garden City Rotary Club meeting. Moran spoke to the 25-plus people in the room about what’s going on in his life and much more in his hour long address. One of the points Senator Moran spoke...
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Changes coming to the Big Pool

GARDEN CITY — The Garden City City Commission unanimously approved a long-term community input process for the future of the Big Pool. The process will gather input from community members and other locals to help plan what will happen with the 96-year old pool. The pool is known as the world’s largest outdoor concrete municipal...
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Dodge City sets record for wettest month

DODGE CITY — The National Weather Service in Dodge City announced yesterday that another record has been broken in the month of October. According to the NWS, Dodge City Regional Airport has already received 6.11″ through Oct. 16th, which is up over 600 percent of normal precipitation amounts in this month. This makes this...
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Garden City Police Department investigating teen’s death

GARDEN CITY — The Garden City Police Department announced that they are investigating the death of a 16-year old Garden City girl found early Sunday morning. The call came in shortly before 9 a.m. on Sunday, after they were notified of an unresponsive teenage girl in the 2500 block of Labrador Boulevard. The girl...
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Senator Moran to Keynote Meeting in southwest Kansas

GARDEN CITY — United States senator Jerry Moran will be the Keynote speaker at the Garden City Rotary Club Meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 17. The meeting will take place on Wednesday from 12 p.m. until 1 p.m. at the Clarion Inn located at 1911 E. Kansas Ave. in Garden City. Moran was born in...
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Voting registration ends Tuesday

GARDEN CITY — The last day to register to vote in the upcoming 2018 General Election is Tuesday, Oct. 16. The election is slated for Tuesday, Nov. 6. If you have yet to register, there are a couple of ways you can go about that. You can either go online to voteks.org and go...
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Garden City man arrested for drugs and firearms

WICHITA, KS — Garden City native, Adrian Lashawn Perkins, 41, was arrested and plead guilty to one count of unlawful possession of firearms in addition to selling drugs according to U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister. Perkins sold drugs to undercover investigators, who then served him a search warrant. After searching Perkins’ apartment, the authorities found...
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