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YMCA names Castoe Aquatics and Dome Program Director

According to CEO Chad Knight, Castoe’s knowledge of the YMCA’s mission and values, and her overall work ethic and positive attitude, were the key factors in the hiring decision.

GREATERGC.COM - 2018-08-14 14:20:29

Garden City Community College working to rebuild trust in search for new leadership

GARDEN CITY, Kan.Garden City Community College has a new acting president after the college's board of trustees last week removed former president Herbert Swender from his position.For now, the college's vice president, Ryan Ruda, is serving as active president as the college mobilizes on its search


17 DAYS TO 2018 KICKOFF: Nick Ast

Ast ran five times for 6 yards for the White team in the 2018 spring game and completed 1 of 2 passes for 1 yard. In other words, his probably was the least impressive quarterback performance of the five men who played, but that is pretty much to be expected at his age.

BRINGONTHECATS.COM - 2018-08-15 13:00:00

$50 million helps hospital meet community needs

The Kearny County Hospital in Lakin, Kansas discovered they were giving 38% of their residents anti-psychotic medications to help manage their care. They've since made efforts to lower the amount of drugs prescribed to elderly residents.

WICHITA EAGLE - 2018-08-15 00:00:00

Dodge City High School prints suicide prevention resources on student ID badges

DODGE CITY, Kan. (KWCH)"You're not alone."With recent suicides among young people in Dodge City, faculty and staff at the high school say it the message they want students to know.The high school issued students new ID badges this year.On the back, the message continues, "You have options. Help is a

KWCH.COM - 2018-08-15 23:09:00

New GB admin eyes city/county cooperation

The Barton County Commission Monday morning took time to welcome a new government officials to town. They were introduced to Kendal Francis, who was appointed recently by the City of Great Bend as the new city administrator, and it could be a cozy connection.


Agri Beef Moving Beef thru Relationships

“Agri Beef works hard to connect it’s ranchers with the consumers” said Zimmerman. “This is great and very important because with these relationships that are built, people learn more about the product, people learn more about the facilities and more about the program. They can take pride in knowing

AGINFO.NET - 2018-08-15 00:00:00

Volunteer effort replaces VFW roof in Dighton

DIGHTON, Kan.One western Kansas VFW is getting a new roof, thanks to a volunteer effort. Two months ago, the VFW building in Dighton was damaged when a hailstorm hit town.Dighton Mayor and Vietnam veteran Doyle Capra says there was a problem because there wasn't insurance on the building. But a roof


Winter Livestock’s ‘King of the Ring’ special sale

The Winter Livestock Auction, Dodge City, Kansas, reported receipts of 6,836 head selling on Aug. 4, compared to 1,012 head a week ago and 4,010 head last year, according to the USDA-Kansas Department of Agriculture Market News, Dodge City, Kansas.


Agri Beef Helping Ranchers with Genetics to Produce High Quality Beef

At Agri Beef, they take great pride in providing consumers a consistent and high-quality beef product.Clayton Zimmerman is from Satanta, Kansas and attends Kansas State University. He’s also currently interning with Agri Beef.His area of expertise is running data analysis on different cattle and hel


Palmer Manufacturing to invest $16 million in its Garden City plant, expanding workforce to 200

Palmer Manufacturing and Tank, Inc., a manufacturer of steel and fiberglass tanks and processing equipment for the oil and gas industry, is making a $16 million investment in its manufacturing facility. The plant, which had been acquired in 2013 by Ohio-based Worthington Industries, has been re-acqu


Weeds bringing out the 'old iron' for some farmers

Agronomy professor and cropping systems specialist with K-State Research and Extension, John Holman, sees changes ahead as far as using tillage as weed control. He’s heard of farmers—who swore they’d never till again—“dragging old implements out of the tree row.”


Farmers team with Kansas Water Office, K-State to present Water Technology Field Days

“I’m pleased to see the growing interest in Water Technology Farms across the state,” said Kansas Water Office Director Tracy Streeter. “We continue to see outcomes from these farms suggesting that water use reductions, coupled with irrigation technology adoption and water management improvements ar


Luke Ritter, 'Sters set records at NBC World Series

WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) --Wichita State infielder Luke Ritter led the Santa Barbara Foresters to a 20-12 run-rule win Sunday night over the Dodge City A's in the NBC World Series.The 32 combined runs were the most-ever in any NBC World Series game. The final run came off the bat of Ritter.The 38 hits w


Jersey Shore college football player dies after practice

GARDEN CITY, Kansas — A Jersey Shore high school graduate died after football practice Wednesday from what authorities believe might have been a heart attack.Braeden Bradforth was a 2018 graduate of Neptune High School and was playing for Garden City Community College Broncbusters in Kansas. He wasa


Garden City CC player dies after first practice

An incoming Garden City Community College freshman died hours after the team's first day of practice, the school'sathletic department confirmed toSports Illustrated.TheGarden City Telegramof Garden City, Kans. firstreportedthe news.According to theTelegram, head coach Jeff Sims said Braeden Bradfort


Green Plains to buy Bartlett's cattle feed business

OMAHA, NEBRASKA, U.S. — Green Plains Cattle Co., a subsidiary of Green Plains Inc., has signed a definitive agreement to acquire two cattle-feeding operations in Sublette, Kansas, U.S., and Tulia, Texas, U.S., from Bartlett Cattle Co. LC for approximately $16 million, plus working capital totaling a


Jacoby earns Xtreme Bulls crown

"I’ve been trying to not look at the standings too much," said Jacoby, 28, of Fredericksburg, Texas. "I know I need to stay on, keep winning and keep moving on. This is a really good win."


Dodge City Days kicks off week-long festival

DODGE CITY, Kan. (KWCH)Dodge City Days kicked off with the Little Smokies Kids-Q Competition sponsored by KWCH-12.Kids from 6-15 cook up their favorite foods for the annual barbecue contest. Winners are eligible for cash and prizes.Dodge City Days runs from July 27-August 5.Click herefor a schedule


Cowboy’s life no day in the sun but national day is a fitting tribute

The National Day of the Cowboy is being celebrated on July 28. In Dodge City, Kansas, the cowboy gets extra notoriety as the community celebrates with activities to give youngsters an opportunity to learn about the Hollywood lore and what the true working cowboy did then. Hollywood gets its fair sha