Finney County commissioners on Monday continued to hear proposed department and agency budgets as part of the process of preparing next year’s overall county budget.
Some areas of Kansas reported one of the wettest months of May on record, while many saw at least double the normal rainfall.
The historic William Fulton House is open again for tours at the Finney County Historical Museum. The house, built by Garden City founding father William D. Fulton in 1884, is available for public viewing from 2 to 4 p.m. most Saturdays and Sundays throughout the summer. Admission is free.
Finney County Transit is continuing its Youth Go-Free program for the sixth summer. The program, which began May 22 and will continue through Aug. 21, allows youth younger than 16 free rides on Finney County Transit buses.
NESS CITY — Food, fun, family and friends — and a place where everyone knows your name, or will by the end of the weekend.
Beautiful weather helped bring in the crowd to a weekend of music that featured 19 bands performing at Hillside Ranch.
Children are a big part of Brandy Simon’s life. She has two of them, and she works in the pediatric ward and newborn intensive care unit at St. Catherine Hospital.
Despite back-to-back afternoons of chilly weather, The Big Pool opened its doors for the summer this weekend.
A Ulysses couple were killed Saturday morning when they collided with a semitrailer at the intersection of County Road 5 and Road V in rural Grant County.
Along with superintendent changes at several local school districts for the 2015-16 school year, there also will be some changes at the building administrative level at local high schools.
To kick off The Stevens Park Concert Series sponsored by The Garden City Recreation Commission and the City of Garden City, the band Run Boy Run will perform at 7:30 p.m. Sunday in Stevens Park.
In an effort to teach the importance of good nutrition and physical fitness, Florence Wilson Elementary School, 1709 Labrador Blvd., on Tuesday will host Body Venture, an interactive tour that allows children to explore the human body.
The Garden City Family YMCA is offering a new Exercise by Faith program, emphasizing the “C” in YMCA, which stands for the group's Christian values.
Sharon Springs Masonic Lodge #417 in Tribune will host a free cancer screening during the June Jaunt on Saturday. The screening will be held from 9 a.m. to noon MT at Greeley County Family Clinic, 321 E. Harper. It is open to the public and no appointment is necessary.
The Kansas Department of Transportation expects work on pavement reconstruction projects on U.S. 56 through the towns of Montezuma and Ensign to begin by Monday.
The growing trend of retailers offering digital or e-receipts to customers has its up sides and, inevitably, its down sides. Younger shoppers are at ease with the convenience of having sales receipts emailed to them. Some older shoppers are a bit more of a hard sell and prefer paper. Both vi…
GARDEN CITY — The second meeting of the Public Relations Society of Southwest Kansas is at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Samy’s Spirits and Steakhouse inside the garden terrace. Lunch will be on your own. The organization was formed so PR professionals can expand their current network and gain indu…
KANSAS CITY, Mo. —Rarely since the days of Monica Lewinsky and President Bill Clinton have scandalmongers been so fixated on the prizes and pitfalls of a college internship.
Business conditions in Kansas will improve slightly in the next few months, but at a slower rate than in 2014, according to an economic index.
Wheatland Electric Cooperative is offering its residential customers rebates ranging from $200 to $500 for installing energy efficient new heating and cooling systems. Members who buy larger systems could see a larger rebate.
PITTSBURGH (TNS) — People with depression are at significantly greater risk for Parkinson’s disease than the general population, and those with severe depression are especially vulnerable, according to an article published online recently by Neurology, the journal of the American Academy of …
Former U.S. senator and presidential candidate Bob Dole believes a governor, not a senator, will win the 2016 Republican nomination for president.
WASHINGTON (TNS) — The Supreme Court faces a decision soon on whether to dive back into the contentious issue of abortion and consider allowing states to enforce new, stricter laws, including one from Mississippi that would close that state’s only licensed abortion clinic.
BALTIMORE (TNS) — Martin O’Malley, the former Baltimore mayor and Maryland governor who ushered in an era of tech-savvy management and a new brand of progressive politics during more than two decades in public office, announced his long-expected campaign for president on Saturday.
WASHINGTON (TNS) — Indicted former House Speaker Dennis Hastert was paying an individual from his past to conceal sexual misconduct, two federal law enforcement officials said Friday.
WASHINGTON (TNS) — Lawyers for the Obama administration said Wednesday that they were refocusing their legal strategy in an effort to restart the president’s plan to grant temporary legal protection to millions of illegal immigrants.
The U.S. House took two steps Friday to remove the lesser prairie chicken from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s threatened species list.
TOPEKA — The U.S. House on Tuesday passed legislation backed by Rep. Tim Huelskamp that would force the Environmental Protection Agency to withdraw a proposed change to the Clean Water Act that opponents say would grant federal officials too much control over the nation’s bodies of water.
The Justice Department is planning to offer $17 million to provide body cameras for 50 law enforcement organizations that are asked to compete for grants.
WAUKEE, Iowa — Religious liberty, abortion and same-sex marriage took center stage Saturday as socially conservative voters converged for a marathon of political stump speeches by contenders for the Republican presidential nomination.