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A Polling Site in Kansas Is Literally Getting Out of Dodge (Which Will Make It Harder for Hispanics in Dodge to Vote)

Ha ha, that polling locationgot the hell out of Dodge, a commonly known phrase whose exact origins appear to be unclear but arethought to be connectedto the propensity of protagonists in the long-running, Dodge City-set radio and television seriesGunsmoketo tell bad guys that they’d better leave tow

SLATE - 2018-10-19 18:42:55

Iconic Dodge City moves its only polling place outside town

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Access to the ballot box in November will be more difficult for some people in Dodge City, where Hispanics now make up 60 percent of its population and have remade an iconic Wild West town that once was the destination of cowboys and buffalo hunters who frequented the Long Branc

AP - 2018-10-19 04:07:06

'Tornado Alley' may be shifting to the densely-populated Southeast, study shows

DODGE CITY, KS - MAY 24: A tornado is seen South of Dodge City, Kansas moving North on May 24, 2016 in Dodge City, Kansas. Damage to homes and property was also reported in Ford County, Kansas. (Photo by Brian Davidson/Getty Images)

WSPA.COM - 2018-10-19 14:36:52

Amtrak dropping plans to replace Chief route with bus service line, for now

According to federal lawmakers from Colorado, New Mexico and Kansas, Amtrak will drop its plan to convert a segment of the Southwest Chief rail line between Dodge City, Kansas and Albuquerque New Mexico to bus service.Amtrak’s proposal stemmed from repairs needed to a 219-mile (352-kilometer) sectio


Father instills United States Army Ranger Creed mentality in Lazzaro

Tommy Lazzaro and his father, Tom Lazzaro, visited the Ranger battalion in Savannah, Georgia. (Photo Courtesy: Tommy Lazzaro)

CENTRAL MICHIGAN LIFE - 2018-10-19 15:27:57

BBB says beware of GoFundMe scams after Starlite Drive-in closes

WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH)It's the end of an era in Wichita. Frank and Sharon LaForge will miss the Starlite Drive-in."Another piece of America is gone, last piece of the American pie is what happened," said the Wichita couple.They snapped a commemorative photo at the drive-in years ago in their in their


The Midterms Minute: Michael Cohen gets out the vote – for Democrats

‘Grab your family, grab your friends, grab your neighbors, and get to the poll, because if not, you are going to have another two or another six years of this craziness,’ Cohen told CNN on Friday. Photograph: Mike Segar/Reuters

THE GUARDIAN - 2018-10-19 20:14:11

Garden City police warn of Facebook picture scam

"If someone on Facebook, you do not know, asks you to take your clothes off, you probably shouldn’t do it. How do you know if this even a woman on the other end? And remember, these photos/videos will be permanently on the internet," police said in a Facebook post.


Winter Grazing Prospects Look Bright In Southern Plains – DTN

For now, the Southern Plains is flush with moisture, a statement that couldn’t be said about the region very often in recent years.


High Plains direct slaughter cattle sales report

High Plains weekly weighted average direct slaughter cattle sales for the week ending Oct. 14, totaled 89,722 head selling, compared to 111,608 head a week ago and 97,311 head last year, according to the USDA Livestock, Poultry and Grain Market News Division, St. Joseph, Missouri.

HIGH PLAINS JOURNAL - 2018-10-18 13:45:00

Distracted Driving Accident Injures Turpin Woman

An early morning accident on Highway 83 has injured a Turpin woman. The accident occurred at approximately 8:37am Tuesday morning 7 miles north of Turpin on Highway 83 when a 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe SUV which was heading north, and was being driven by Tamera Holdeman, 50, of Turpin Ok, became distract


Mental health should be in the discussion about farm safety, specialist says

Unpredictable weather, falling net farm income, spotty health care services and a host of other factors can make for incredible stress on farms and in rural communities. Many of the factors causing sleepless nights are beyond an individual’s control, yet there are often ways to manage the stress, ac


Buffalo Wild Wings introduces new pumpkin BBQ wings

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - Buffalo Wild Wings is joining in on the pumpkin flavor craze.The restaurant introduced a new BBQ Pumpkin Ale sauce earlier this month.According to their website, the sauce mixes ale with BBQ flavors and pumpkin spice for a taste of the season.The BBQ Pumpkin Ale wings will be ava


A fight in the field changed one Kansas farmer’s way of thinking and is saving the Ogallala Aquifer

In an effort to extend the life of the Ogallala Aquifer, Finney County farmer Duane Roth has pledged to cut back his water use, and he is seeing results. For instance, last year on his operation near Holcomb, he cut back his water use from 12 inches of water to 6 inches. His cousin, who has circles


Garden City police investigate death of 16-year-old girl

GARDEN CITY, Kan. (KWCH)The Garden City Police Department is investigating the death of a 16-year-old girl.Police say around 8:45 a.m on Sunday, officers were called to the 2500 block of Labrador Blvd where the teen was found unresponsive.The girl was transported to St. Catherine Hospital, where she


Western Kansas Manufacturers Association announces annual scholarship winners

Western Kansas Manufacturers Association, sponsor of the 3i Show, is proud to continue their support of western Kansas students furthering their education at area community colleges, technical colleges and universities through their annual scholarship program. The scholarships are for freshman stude


Great Plains Grazing webinar spotlights beef cattle production in the United States

Have you ever wondered where the food you buy comes from? Do you know the manner in which it was produced? A growing number of consumers are increasingly interested in where their food comes from and want to know that it reached their plate in a sustainable manner.


With a heart like that…

With a heart like that, how does a football team start the season 0-6? With a heart like that, how do you NOT win some of those games? With a heart like that—we’re not just talking players here but all of the coaches as well—isn’t it time your fortunes changed?The Larned Indians’ football season has


House departs without passing compromise farm bill

Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Pat Roberts, R-KS; Ranking Member Debbie Stabenow, D-MI; House Agriculture Committee Chairman Michael Conaway, R-TX; and Ranking Member Collin Peterson, D-MN; met at the Capitol Oct. 4 and emerged from their conference room posing for a picture in a show of amit


USDA confirms ample US wheat supply in 2018-19, reassures customers about availability

On Sept. 28, USDA released its Small Grains Summary noting that 2018-19 U.S. wheat production increased to 51.3 MMT, up 8 percent from last year due to improvements in both average yield and harvested area. While this is still 8 percent below the 5-year average of 55.8 MMT, the 2018-19 production co