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Lawmakers seek probe in heatstroke death of GCCC football player

NEPTUNE, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey’s U.S. House delegation called Tuesday for an independent investigation into the heatstroke death of a Kansas community college football player from their state. The state’s 12 representatives wrote to Garden City Community College President Ryan Ruda requesting the probe of 19-year-old Braeden Bradforth’s death. Bradforth, who was a...
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USD 457: Garden City High School Music Students Rank At State

(Courtesy of USD 457) GARDEN CITY, Kan. — Garden City High School music students participated in the Kansas High School Activities Association State 6A Solo and Ensemble Contest on Saturday, April 28th, held at Washburn Rural High School in Topeka, Kansas.  Students from band, choir, and orchestra participated in the event.  The students that participated in the state...
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Southwest Kansas cowgirl competes at pro level, to run barrels at Beef Empire Days Rodeo

(Courtesy of the Beef Empire Days) INGALLS, Kan. — Emily Miller knew she’d get to where she is today, even though her high school friends and teachers didn’t understand what she was doing. When the Ingalls, Kan. cowgirl, a professional barrel racer, was in high school, her dad had to go in front of...
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USD 457: GCHS Driver Education Enrollment Set

(Courtesy of USD 457) GARDEN CITY, Kan. — Enrollment for the summer session of the Driver Education course at Garden City High School will take place Friday, May 3rd at 4:00 p.m. in Room F108 in the Freshman Academy.  This course is available to Garden City High School students.  There will be a limited number...
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USD 457: Kindergarten Roundup Screening Thursday, May 2

(Courtesy of USD 457) GARDEN CITY, Kan. — Garden City Public Schools will hold a Kindergarten Roundup to screen and enroll kindergarten students for the 2019-20 school year on Thursday, May 2nd.  Enrollment will run from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.  There will be no school for Garfield Early Childhood Center students and kindergarten...
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Dodge City CVB announces National Travel & Tourism Week schedule

(Courtesy of the Dodge City CVB) DODGE CITY, Kan. — Dodge City will observe National Travel and Tourism Week from May 5th to May 11thand National Train Day on May 11th. The annual National Travel and Tourism Week is designed to draw attention to, enhance perceptions of, and recognize the economic, social, and cultural impacts...
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Local Organizations Partnering to Bring “Send Silence Packing” Exhibit to GCCC on May 6

(Courtesy of GCCC) GARDEN CITY, Kan. — LiveWell Finney County, St. Catherine Hospital, Genesis Family Health, and Compass Behavioral Health are partnering with the Student Government Association (SGA) at Garden City Community College to bring Send Silence Packing to Garden City on May 6, 2019 from 10:00AM to 6:00PM in the Quad at GCCC.  Send Silence Packing is...
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Little Free Library Grand Opening Celebrates Literacy in Community

(Courtesy of USD 457) GARDEN CITY, Kan. — Garden City Public Schools will be putting in a Little Free Library at the Educational Support Center, 1205 Fleming Street.  The district will host a grand‐opening and ribbon cutting for the Little Free Library on Tuesday, April 30, from 4:30 – 5:00 p.m. The new Little...
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Top Kansas court to rule on protections for abortion rights

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas’ highest court is preparing to rule on whether the state constitution protects abortion rights. The state Supreme Court said it would issue a decision Friday in a lawsuit filed by two abortion providers in 2015 against a Kansas law banning a common second-trimester procedure. A trial-court judge ruled that...
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NSF Robert Noyce Scholarship Awarded to GCCC Student, Cayla Steinert

(Courtesy of GCCC) GARDEN CITY, Kan. — Garden City Community College student, Cayla Steinert has been selected as a recipient of the 2019-2020 National Science Foundation (NSF) Robert Noyce Scholarship from Fort Hays State University.  The scholarship provides Cayla with $13,000 to attend Fort Hays State University to receive a STEM Education Degree, a...
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