Crime appears to be on the rise in Garden City, according to statistics provided by the Garden City Police Department.
Finney County commissioners, county correction staff members and other officials shoveled a little dirt Thursday afternoon during a groundbreaking ceremony for the new corrections services building on Santa Fe Street in Garden City.
KEARNY COUNTY — As Judy Kleeman hurriedly loads steak knives into a laundry basket, her daughter, Jana Millershaski, walks in the kitchen.
With the Independence Day travel period underway, more than 35.5 million travelers are expected to be on Kansas roads through Sunday, according to a press release.
On Thursday, the Garden City Police Department conducted an insurance check lane from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the 800 block of Campus Drive. Eighteen no proof of insurance citations were issued.
A 17-year old Garden City boy was arrested Wednesday night on drug allegations after police and the SWAT team raided his house.
Due to southwest Kansas’ rural setting, residents often must travel to larger metropolitan areas for specialized care.
Like the rest of the state, the Kansas Highway Patrol in the southwest region is struggling to find patrol officers.
This weekend, cities across southwest Kansas will erupt in celebration in observance of Independence Day.
Following a recent district court ruling on school finance, the Kansas Supreme Court now has two questions to consider on the matter, with potential fiscal implications for the state totaling upwards of half a billion dollars per year.
Garden City Arts, 318 N. Main, will host its monthly Drop-In Art Saturdays from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday.
Ron Suppes of Dighton has been named to the Agricultural Technical Advisory Committee for Trade in Grains, Feed, Oilseeds and Planting Seed.
The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to give blood in the weeks surrounding Independence Day to help ensure a sufficient blood supply throughout the summer.
Al Miller is the featured performer for this week’s Stevens Park Concert Series.
The Kansas Humanities Council has been awarded a $10,000 grant to support projects focused on educating Kansans about Latino history and culture.
Sounding a bleak tone, U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts told a Senate committee Thursday that Congress must act quickly in repealing country-of-origin labeling or face dire retaliation.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced that the nomination period for local Farm Service Agency county committees began June 15.
Baseball, Apple Pie and Chevrolet: that’s the theme for the grand re-opening celebration for the newly remodeled Lewis Chevrolet Cadillac of Garden City.
Garden City Area Chamber of Commerce announced several ribbon cuttings for next week.
SCOTT CITY — In the aftermath of a Sept. 8, 2014, fire that destroyed his business, Braun’s Butcher Block, Craig Braun wasn’t exactly sure what to do.
(TNS) — No one has brought a woolly mammoth back from extinction, but a team of scientists has brought back a woolly mammoth gene, discovering that it and others unique to the long-vanished elephant-like beasts probably helped the animals withstand the harsh cold of the Arctic tundra.
WASHINGTON (TNS) — Casting aside more than a half century of hostilities, President Barack Obama announced Wednesday that the United States and Cuba would restore full diplomatic relations and open respective embassies on July 20.
WASHINGTON (TNS) — The Supreme Court dealt a blow to the Obama administration’s environmental plans, deciding that efforts to sharply limit hazardous power plant emissions must also consider their costs.
Grasping for votes to overcome a challenge from liberal Democrats to his request for fast-track trade powers, President Barack Obama found some unlikely allies the past two weeks in the Kansas congressional delegation.
NEW YORK (TNS) — Under the rainbow clothing, glitter and giddy celebration, revelers at New York City Gay Pride March Sunday felt the full weight of the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that legalized same-sex marriage across the country.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (TNS) — Clementa Pinckney, the South Carolina state senator and church pastor gunned down with eight of his parishioners last week, was remembered at a service Friday as a man of God and a public servant whose violent death could change race relations for years to come.
WASHINGTON —The horrific mass shooting in Charleston, S.C., is raising questions about whether President Barack Obama is prepared to launch the kind of effort against extremist groups that the government launched against the Ku Klux Klan in an earlier era.
U.S. Rep. Lynn Jenkins reintroduced legislation this week to expand the rights of individuals to record conversations with employees of federal agencies.
U.S. Rep. Lynn Jenkins said Wednesday that House Republicans have a plan in case the U.S. Supreme Court strikes down a portion of the Affordable Care Act this week, though the congresswoman didn’t give any details.
A U.S. Senate committee has approved an amendment barring the federal Fish and Wildlife Service from enforcing its listing of the lesser prairie chicken as a threatened species.