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Division of Vehicles opens new driver's license office in Dodge City

DODGE CITY, Kan. (KSNW) - Beginning Monday, a new office in Dodge City will be available for Kansas residents to obtain their driver's licenses. The opening of this office is part of the "Driver's License Office Refresh Project" which started in 2018 to upgrade or create new driver's license office


Blizzard Warning for SW Kansas Saturday

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Judge dismisses charges over boy's death on Kansas water slide

A judge has dismissed criminal charges against a Kansas water park owner and the designer of a 17-story slide on which a boy was decapitated in 2016. The Kansas City Star reports that Wyandotte County Judge Robert Burns found Friday that state prosecutors showed grand jurors inadmissible evidence in


Kansas governor issues disaster declaration ahead of winter storm

WICHITA, Kan. (KAKE) - Gov. Laura Kelly has issued a declaration of disaster emergency ahead ofa winter storm that's expected to bring blizzard conditions to parts of the state on Saturday.


Kansas man dies, 2 hurt in head-on crash on I-70

ABILENE, Kan. (KAKE) - A 33-year-old man was killed and two other suffered serious injuries when a car and pickup truck collided head-on near Abilene. The crash happened shortly before 2:30 a.m. Friday on Interstate 70 east of the town in Dickinson County. The Kansas Highway Patrol reports Scott Chr


SunPorch of Dodge City begins vehicle fundraising campaign

No one really knows how many miles have accumulated on the odometer. But everyone at SunPorch of Dodge City knows the long-term-care residence needs better transportation. This is why SunPorch, 501 W. Beeson, will kick off a fundraising campaign with a Gumbo Lunch at noon Saturday, March 2, in the r


On Ronelle's Radar: Heavy Snow And Rain Sweep Through Kansas Saturday

Our latest winter storm is underway. Heavy snow and rain in Western Kansas will track east through Saturday. Snow is heavy and wet in Western Kansas right now and this will continue all the way into the afternoon.


Dodge City manager offers blueprint for dealing with rural Kansas housing shortage

City Manager Cherise Tieben's firm belief housing construction was a market-driven segment of the economy didn't survive a 2007 meeting with exasperated Dodge City bankers, developers, realtors and employers.


Daughter criticizes Kansas lawmaker who signed 'parody marriage' bill

KANSAS CITY, Kan.(KWCH) Another Kansas lawmaker apologizes for sponsoring a bill calling same-sex marriages "parody marriages". It comes after his daughter criticized him on social media.


Former Kansas attorney general reacts after Schlitterbahn charges are dropped

KANSAS CITY, KS (KCTV) -- Prosecutors in the Schlitterbahn case have a big decision to make tonight: will they re-file charges against three park officials where a 10-year-old died on a waterslide?


Clay Walker coming to Dodge City May 10

United Wireless Arena has made another addition to its country music list of acts coming to Dodge City for 2019. Tickets are on sale now for country music artist Clay Walker for the May 10 UWA show.


Ted Stillwell: A colorful history of Kansas

The state of Kansas has always been one of a kind. Coronado's search for the Seven Cities brought him in 1541 to the land of the Quivera people (Wichita Indians), where he found neither gold nor silver.


Final Friday comes fast in short month

Final Friday in Dodge City takes place today with activities throughout downtown Dodge City. Starting from 5 to 7 p.m., Carnegie Center for the Arts will feature the work of artist Michael Knutson who will be showing off his "retro" work. There will also be wine, beer and refreshments on hand.


Hutchinson hospital may lose LifeSave helicopter

The medical helicopter once based at Hutchinson Regional Medical Center is now parked in Wichita and may not return. The helicopter has been gone about two weeks, after it was removed to repaint it, said Hutchinson Regional Director of Communication Sue Wray.


Boys BB: Timely plays help lift Red Demons to win

A late miss by Hays senior Tradgon McCrae, followed by two clutch free throws by Dodge City junior John Johnson proved to be decisive plays Thursday, as the Dodge City Red Demons boys basketball team beat the Indians 41-37.


Fowler Residential Care latest to get a zero

FOWLER — Three area retirement and residential care homes have received a zero-deficiency rating from the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services recently. Lone Tree Retirement in Meade and Manor of the Plains in Dodge City have been joined by Fowler Residential Care as the latest to ear


Kansas Humane Society and WAAL team up to host cat event

The Wichita Animal Action League and Kansas Humane Society are teaming up to host a free cat spay and neuter event. The first sixty felines will be offered free spay and neuter surgery, as well as a free microchip and rabies shot.


Metro man warns of costly Kansas matchmaking company with dozens of unhappy customers

LEAWOOD, Kan. -- A metro company promising to help you find love is under fire. Dozens of people who signed up for matchmaking services through Kansas Singles say they're not getting what they paid for.


Casey's General Store is open for business

While many were sharing love and chocolates on Valentine's Day, Casey's General Store in Dodge City opened for business. Located at 2201 N. 14th Avenue, Casey's General Store was part of the Star Bonds project that will see Sutherland's home and garden store and others implemented along 14th Avenue.


N.Y.C. Mayor Looks to Tame Abuse of Official Parking Placards

Good morning, it’s Friday, Feb. 22, 2019. Parking privileges lead Route Fifty’s state and local government news roundup but scroll down for more from places like Port Richey, Florida; Dodge City, Kansas; and Berkeley, California. … ALSO ON ROUTE FIFTY … Why Local Governments Aren’t All Aboard the Bl