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'I'm so excited': Southwest Kansas is set to get a $40 million sports complex.

GARDEN CITY, Kan. (KSNW) - “You still got to make good throws here,” Doug Richter said. Coaching his son’s baseball team is a favorite pastime for Richter, but he said there aren’t enough practice facilities in town, especially when weather makes outdoor practice tough.


Garden City Rec Commission breaks ground on gymnastics center

Nearly two years after the Garden City Recreation Commission bought GC Gymnastics Center on VFW Road, superintendent Aaron Stewart stood before the organization’s board, coaches and stakeholders to break ground on a newer, larger facility.


Kansas man arrested in Oklahoma for child sex crimes

Oklahoma police arrested a Kansas man on child sex crimes last week. The Morton County Sheriff's Office and Elkhart Police Department conducted a search warrant at a residence in Elkhart on April 17. It stemmed from allegations that were brought against Luke Loganbill in Texas County, Oklahoma.


Student threatens to harm others at Garden City middle school

GARDEN CITY, Kan. (KWCH) Garden City police say a student threatened to use violence against other students at a local middle school Wednesday night. Police say they were notified about the threat by a concerned student and parent. They say the threat was posted on social media and depicted the use


Vulture causes crash that kills Kansas husband, wife

MEDICINE LODGE, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say a vulture caused a crash that killed a married couple as they rode a motorcycle in southern Kansas. The Kansas Highway Patrol says the bird came out of a ditch Saturday afternoon and struck 42-year-old Brandon Husband, of Fowler, in the head on a rural roa


Robbery suspect used taser on Kansas mall security guard

SEDGWICK COUNTY— Law enforcement authorities are investigating an aggravated robbery and asking the public for assistance with information. Just after 11:45p.m. Sunday, police responded to a robbery call at the Towne East Mall security office in the 7700 Block of East Kellogg in Wichita, according t


No school at USD 457

There will be no school for Garden City USD 457 campuses Friday for a scheduled teacher in-service or Monday for spring vacation. District offices and facilities will be open with regular business hours both days, regardless. School will be back in session on Tuesday.


Kansas felon caught on dog kennel after chase

SALINE COUNTY—Law enforcement are investigating a suspect on multiple charges after a weekend chase across several counties. Just after 7:40 p.m. Saturday, Ottawa County Sheriff’s personnel and Kansas Highway Patrol (KHP) troopers were engaged the pursuit of a dark colored BMW. The chase entered Sal


Kansas' new governor vetoes abortion 'reversal' rule, setting up showdown with GOP

Kansas' new governor vetoed a bill Monday that would require doctors and abortion clinics to tell their patients about a disputed treatment meant to stop a medication abortion.


Kansas’s 20 Safest Cities of 2019 announced by Safewise

Safewise has announced its safest cities in Kansas for 2019. “We’ve listed a total of about 64 cities,” said Rebecca Edwards with Safewise. “The Top 20 included Hesston at number one, Rose Hill debuting on the list at number two and Fairway rounding out the top three.”


Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly signs Families First bill, recalls 'callous disregard' of predecessor

Gov. Laura Kelly on Monday praised the work of lawmakers who made child welfare reform a priority this session and produced legislation to unlock federal funds for prevention services.


Woman Connected to 2017 Kansas Murder Caught

Cherokee Co., Kan. - 57-year-old Diana Bohlander surrendered Sunday morning to law enforcement in Santa Barbara, California. Authorities believe Bohlander and her son Ty are connected to the death of 64-year-old James Mcfarland.


Kansas police chief accused of stalking, violating PFA in Reno County

A Kansas police chief was booked into jail Friday night for stalking and violation of a protective order. Bushton Police Chief Brian Treaster was taken to Reno County jail because of those suspicions. Bushton is in far northwestern Rice County, about 30 minutes from Great Bend.


Kansas Highway Patrol arrests man after pursuit that led through northeast Johnson County

A man was arrested after leading Kansas Highway Patrol Troopers on a nearly 20-minute pursuit. 

Troopers say the chase started in Overland Park following a hit-and-run involving a light blue Dodge Grand Caravan in the vicinity of 74th Street and Horton just before noon.


USD 457 to hold free children's screening clinic

Garden City USD 457 will hold a free screening clinic on Friday, when professionals will check young children's hearing, vision, large and small muscle development, communication and thinking skills.


GCCC to hold Ride for the Future scholarship fundraiser

The Garden City Community College Department of Public Safety will host Ride for the Future, an annual community motorcycle ride to raise scholarships for students in the Department of Public Safety, on Saturday.


Holcomb High announces valedictorian, salutatorian

Holcomb High School senior Maci Klotz will lead the 100th graduating class as valedictorian. She will attend Arizona State University in Tempe, Ariz., next year and study exploratory health and life sciences.


Future, Present and Past: FCHS banquet celebrating pioneers, accomplishments

Celebrating history is a big part of what we do at the Finney County Historical Society, in everything from our community programs to the exhibits at the Finney County Museum. We also celebrate history each spring at the society’s annual meeting, where two couples, individuals or families receive th


GCCC celebrates Garden City Career Connection Academy

Finney County Economic Development Director of Communications. Amid a celebratory atmosphere that featured dancing, balloons and several groups of international students singing the national anthems of their native countries, Garden City Community College officially unveiled the new name of the adul


Local entities to celebrate Rural Literacy Day

Several local and state entities will hold three joint events next week to recognize local education, business and community organizations’ efforts to improve literacy, all in celebration of Rural Early Literacy Day.