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Hitz's behavior at graduation not sexual harassment

The front page article about the petition for the recall of Hitz on the grounds of sexual harassment in The Telegram on Thursday, June 14, sounds like a witch-hunt to us. Since when is patting a student on the back or giving them a hug upon receiving their diploma sexual harassment? We’ve just been


Drone footage of flooding in Scott City, Kansas after heavy rains pass though

A tornado touches on May 29, 2018 near Ensign, Kansas. The National Weather Service had issued a tornado warning earlier that day to residents of Gray County, located about 15 miles west of Dodge City. No damage has been reported from the tornado.

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Winter Livestock cattle sale report

Winter Livestock, Dodge City, Kansas, reported receipts of 1,954 head on June 13, compared to 1,856 head last week and 1,290 head last year, according to the USDA-Kansas Department of Agriculture Market News Service, Dodge City, Kansas.


Perspective important component in looking at tragedies

Living in the heartland the one event I feared the most and the one that was the toughest to cover dealt with tornadoes. I’ve been following the 10-year observance of the Chapman, Kansas, tornado, which was June 11, 2008, and it wiped out nearly every school in the town, several churches and a signi


Biofuels plant fire near Minneola leads to evacuations

Amanda Aguilar KSN and Michelle Ross KSN are on scene of a biofuel plant fire, northwest of Minneola.Posted byKSN TVon Tuesday, June 12, 2018


Dodge City homes evacuated after gas line hit

DODGE CITY, Kan. (KWCH)Dodge City residents who live in the 1000 and 1100 blocks of Central Ave. are being evacuated from their homes due to a gas leak.The police department says a backhoe hit a 4-inch gas line while working on the south side of Central Elementary School.Black Hills Energy is on sce


Kansas National Guard hosts Black Hawk flight in Dodge City

Flores spoke at the Recruiting and Retention Black Hawk helicopter flight May 23 in Dodge City, Kansas. Area community leaders, school officials and media representatives were invited to a presentation about the Guard and later were able to take a 30 minute ride in the helicopters. During the presen


Travels on a two-lane road a treat

On June 4, I drove about 180 miles east of Dodge City and crossed Interstate 135 to about 10 miles southeast of Salina, for a funeral. One-day trips make for a full day but it was the right call to pay one’s respects.


Dodge City outlast Bat Cats

Bat Cats 130 120 010 – 8 10 2Dodge City 001 105 011 – 9 13 0Hegarty, Boren (6), Gant (6), Riley (7) and Schatz. Van Cleave, Wilson (5), Gonzalez (8), Knoten (9) and Noel. W—Knoten. L—Riley. 2B—Vukovich. HR—GB—Johnson; DC—Shinkle.


Lamar Police Report - June 8-10

1:55 a.m. - Officers responded to the 100 block of N Main St for a report of a man chasing a woman. Officers arrested Greggory Vick (22) of Lamar for harassment, violation of a restraining order, and domestic violence.; Vick was transported to Prowers County Jail where he is being held without bond.


Main St. construction project nearing next phase

Plans are to move on to the next phase by the end of this week, noted American Civil Constructors (ACC) project engineer, Anthony Gregorich. The next phase will begin on the west side of Main St. between Hickory and Washington St. There will still be some minimal work to be completed on the east sid


KDA introduces Kansas Secure Milk Supply Plan

The dairy industry in Kansas continues to grow year by year. The Kansas Department of Agriculture’s third annual Kansas Dairy Industry Conference brought together industry partners and dairymen to discuss issues they all face, May 10, at the Finney County Fairgrounds in Garden City, Kansas.


State awards Garden City elementary students in reading program

Gertrude Walker Elementary stands out with students' ability to become better reads, 'making outstanding gains". There are about one dozen languages spoken in the school and for the majority, English is their second language.


Answering the call: Fire chiefs look to growing Latino population to rescue the languishing small-town firehouse

“They are like, ‘Oh, you are over there being white again with your firefighter friends,’ “ said Avalos, who was born in Mexico and brought to the United States by his parents when he was 4 years old. “But I like it, and I’m learning a lot of new things by getting involved in the community.”


Fewer Answering the Volunteer Firefighter Call

“They are like, ‘Oh, you are over there being white again with your firefighter friends,’ ” said Avalos, who was born in Mexico and brought to the United States by his parents when he was 4 years old. “But I like it, and I’m learning a lot of new things by getting involved in the community.”


USD 457 begins summer Reading Roadmap classes

Five Garden City USD 457 schools began their summer Kansas Reading Roadmap, or KRR, classes Monday, kicking off the district’s third summer with the program.


Lamar Police Report - June 6

June 67:05 a.m. - Officer responded to the 200 block of Willow Valey reference two vehicles that had been entered without the owner's permission. Nothing was found missing at this time.7:38 a.m. - While officer was checking Willow Valley area in the 300 block, he found a vehicle that appeared to hav


Lamar Police Report - June 5

5:12 p.m. - Officers responded to the 500 Blk of N. 1st on report of a domestic violence incident. Chealsey Brentlinger, (24), was taken into custody and transported to the Prowers County Jail where she is being held on no bond.


Liberal Police Complete Click It Or Ticket Campaign

During theClick It or TicketCampaign just completed, the Liberal Police Department conducted overtime saturation patrols to aggressively enforce Kansas occupant restraint, texting, impaired driving, and other traffic laws. During the campaign, officers wrote 126 safety belt citations, 17 child restr


Tri-Rotor pilots save tractor driver

April 18 there was a grass fire in the sandhills started by ATVs south of the Arkansas River, approximately 10 miles southwest of Lakin, Kansas. Larry Smith, Tri-Rotor Spray and Chemical, was driving on Highway 50 west of Lakin and saw the fire before anyone at the Tri-Rotor Lakin operation (approxi