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Garden City man arrested after driving into police car, nearly hitting officers

GARDEN CITY, Kan. (KSNW) - A Garden City man is behind bars after driving into a patrol car and nearly hitting officers with his car during a traffic stop early Friday morning.


Trustees' decision irks some residents

When, in a 4-2 vote, the Garden City Community College Board of Trustees passed a motion Tuesday that suspended public comments at board meetings indefinitely, three community members, two of whom had voiced their concerns at meetings in the past, left the room out of frustration.


FCPA in court over Windsor work

The Finney County Preservation Alliance, dedicated to restoring the historic Windsor Hotel in downtown Garden City, is in the midst of a legal battle with a contractor hired to repair the hotel's cupola.


Six Redskins Still Wrestling on Day Two at Garden City Regional

KSHSAA 6A Regional @ Garden City Results for Liberal. Gaspar Falcon (7-8) place is unknown and scored 0.0 team points. Champ. Round 1 – Jantzen Borge (Manhattan) 8-18 won by decision over Gaspar Falcon (Liberal) 7-8 (Dec 10-3)


Kansas Governor’s One Shot Turkey Hunt continues to give

By reaching out to local charities this year the Kansas Governor’s One Shot Turkey Hunt renewed a relationship from the past. Partners In Education Foundation, Inc., (PIE), is the facilitator for a special project funded by the late Jeanette Rudy of Nashville TN. While attending the hunt in 1997 Mis


A New Documentary Shows What Happened When Garden City, Kansas, Embraced Immigrants

A place expecting an influx of refugees has a choice to make: throw up barricades or throw open its arms. A new documentary called "Strangers in Town" shows what happened when Garden City, Kansas, chose the latter.


Garden City Community College shutting down free speech

Something dark is happening just a few miles north on Highway 83 that should concern all of us. Tuesday, the Garden City Community College Board of Trustees suspended open comments at their meetings indefinitely.


Police: Kansas man run over by suspects stealing neighbor’s TV

SEDGWICK COUNTY — Law enforcement authorities are investigating an aggravated battery and asking the public for help to locate suspects. Just before 4p.m. Thursday, police responded to a home in the 1800 Block of North Woodrow, according to officer Charley Davidson. A 47-year-old man told police tha


UPDATE: Vehicle theft suspect in custody after NW Kansas pursuit, crash

DECATUR COUNTY — The suspect wanted in connection with a stolen vehicle in Thomas County has been apprehended. According to the Thomas County Sheriff’s Office, the suspect believed to have stolen a Ford pickup from a homestead east of Levant on Thursday allegedly stole a second vehicle in Colby befo


Winter weather causes traffic woes throughout Missouri, Kansas

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KSHB) - The predicted snowfall Friday morning and early afternoon materialized and paralyzed Kansas City’s drivers. As of 1 p.m., several major interstates across the city had been closed.


Senate considering bill that would authorize Finney County's 2018 sales tax

The Kansas Senate will consider a bill this session that will determine whether Finney County and the City of Garden City can move forward as planned with projects funded by a sales-tax increase that was passed by local voters in November 2017 but never received the prior legislative authorization t


What Kansas And Missouri Lawmakers Think About Trump's Border Emergency Declaration

For the most part, the reactions of Kansas' and Missouri's congressional delegation to President Donald Trump's emergency declaration Friday fell along party lines. Trump made the declaration Friday when he signed a bipartisan spending bill to keep the government open. The bill allocated only $1.3 b


The Somali refugees living in a small meatpacking town in southwestern Kansas loved America. So did the three local men who wanted to kill them.

The story had a special resonance for me. I was kidnapped by pirates on a reporting trip to Somalia and spent 32 months as a hostage. I knew what it meant to hate Somalis, and I knew the intolerant side of Islam. But I also knew that hatred was a dead end, a suicidal urge, and after suffering a bitt


Kansas Highway Patrol cruiser involved in icy crash

A Kansas Highway Patrol cruiser was struck while working a crash scene. It happened Friday morning on I-235 and Kellogg in Wichita. No one was injured in the crash, but its something troopers say happen all too often.


Kansas Gov. Kelly Rolls Back Changes To Child Welfare Contracts, Brings In Oversight

Before Laura Kelly took over as governor, the Kansas Department for Children and Families overhauled which private companies would manage its child welfare system, and how the department would oversee their work.


WAC Bowling: Multiple Red Demons earn WAC honorable mentions

The Dodge City Red Demons boys and girls bowling teams had their end-of-season Western Athletic Conference Tournament Thursday. All four WAC schools with bowling programs; Dodge City, Garden City, Great Bend and Liberal, competed in a three-game set followed by a round robin three-game Bakers match,


Local reaction and Kansas Congressman on President's wall funding

Wichita, Kansas (KSNW) - National emergency declaration by President Trump is trending on social media, and it's a talker in Wichita. "I just hate to see the wall go up. I don't care for that at all," said Wichita resident, Beverly Griggs. "I suppose we need it, though. But I feel sorry for the peop


Central Kansas Outdoors 2-16

Join outdoor expert Bob Roberts on Saturday mornings on 1150 KSAL for the latest edition of Central Kansas Outdoors. Bob Roberts talks about getting involved in expressing your opinion to state legislators about outdoor issues.


Kansas bills calling gay marriage a 'parody' copied from activist who sued to wed laptop

A pair of bills introduced in the Kansas state legislature this week calling same-sex unions “parody marriages” are modeled after draft measures written by an anti-gay activist who has filed a series of lawsuits in different states seeking to marry his laptop.


Former Cardinal living in Kansas Defrocked

(KSNW) Salina, Kan. - The Vatican says Pope Francis has defrocked former U.S. Cardinal Theodore McCarrick after Vatican officials found him guilty of soliciting for sex while hearing Confession.