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18 hrs ago | The Garden City Telegram

Jennings serves with distinction

"While not new to public service, Russ Jennings emerged as a candidate for the Kansas House of Representatives.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Hays Daily News

Aquifer's decline threatens economy

As a boy in the late 1940s, Gary Baker occasionally rolled out of bed at 3 a.m. to help his father harness a head of water meandering down the Great Eastern Ditch.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Natural Disasters, Flood, Kansas, Hugoton, KS, Scott City, KS

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Garden City Telegram

Commodities to be distributed Tuesday

USDA commodities will be distributed Tuesday at the Senior Center of Finney County, 907 N. 10th St., from 10 to 11:30 a.m. and at the Salvation Army, 216 N. Ninth St., from 1 to 3 p.m. USDA commodities will be distributed Tuesday at the Senior Center of Finney County, 907 N. 10th St., from 10 to 11:30 a.m. and at the Salvation Army, 216 N. Ninth ... (more)

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Related Topix: United States Department of Agriculture, US News

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Great Bend Tribune

Kansas Highway Patrol works accidents

A Larned woman was injured Monday in a Finney County accident. Kansas Highway Patrol responded to the accident, and to a possible injury accident in Russell County involving an Ellsworth woman.

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Related Topix: Kansas, Larned, KS, Russell County, KS, Ellsworth, KS

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Garden City Telegram

Family adventures await at Finney County Fair

Many 4-H families are down to the final innings as they team up to finish projects that will be exhibited at the 122nd year of the Finney County Fair set for July 23 to 26. Parents, project leaders and older 4-H'ers are coaching youth to learn skills and give their all as they present proof of their learning to a fair judge.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Life, Food, Vegetables, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Kansas, Agriculture, Science

Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Garden City Telegram

Community booster shot

When people think about the importance of hospitals, they think first of their role in our personal health.

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Related Topix: Kansas, Garden City, KS, Wichita, KS, Marketing

Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Garden City Telegram

Southwest Community

The Finney County Genealogical Society will meet from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday at the Finney County Historical Museum at Lee Richardson Zoo.

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The Garden City Telegram

Stuff the Bus donations wanted now

The big colorful buses will be out in force July 19 and 20, but you don't have to wait until then to make a donation to the charitable effort that provides backpacks of school supplies to disadvantaged youths.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

The Garden City Telegram

Stay hydrated with nutritious beverages

The heat of summer increases the need to drink plenty of fluids. When we're thirsty, it's a signal that our bodies need water.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, Fruits, Garden City, KS, Agriculture, Science

Sat Jul 12, 2014

The Garden City Telegram

Keep past GOP primary in mind

The political hopefuls who attended Wednesday's local candidate forum also deserve credit for addressing issues important to the people they would serve.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, Kansas, US Senate, Republican, Garden City, KS, Lakin, KS, US Governors

Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Garden City Telegram

Job crunch: In the midst of good news, local workforce woes linger.

Lona DuVall, president of the Finney County Economic Development Corp., recently said construction of a facility with 71 independent units, 70 assisted living units and 80 skilled nursing beds could begin in late fall on Campus Drive in Garden City.

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Related Topix: Garden City, KS, Opinion

Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Local governments grasping for cuts, revenue

July is budgeting time for Kansas' cities and counties, which means tough choices any year but especially for 2015.

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Related Topix: Douglas County, KS, Tax, Health

Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Garden City Telegram

Southwest Community

Charles Maxfield won high in the five tables of senior center pinochle played July 2 at the Senior Center of Finney County, 907 N. 10th St. Bob Ellis took second place.

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Related Topix: Washburn University, Dodge City, KS

Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Garden City Telegram

Veteran assistance available

The Kansas Commission on Veterans Affairs Office will provide assistance to veterans and family members from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. the first and third Wednesday each month at the Finney County Public Library, 605 E. Walnut St., and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. the second Wednesday each month at the Finney County Administrative Center, 311 N. Ninth St. The ... (more)

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs

Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Garden City Telegram

Finney County Fair just around the bend

The 122st Finney County Fair will be held July 23 to 26, with lots of static exhibits and livestock exhibits, a variety of food vendors, daily children's entertainment, Hedricks Petting Zoo and affordable nightly entertainment for all families.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Agriculture, Science

Sat Jul 05, 2014

The Garden City Telegram

Water futures: Strategies to reduce use must be taken seriously.

As nice as recent record-setting rain was, it was a drop in the bucket compared to what drought-stricken western Kansas still needs.

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Related Topix: Kansas, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Sheridan County, KS, Garden City, KS, Lane County, KS, Opinion

The Garden City Telegram

Relay For Life game night planned

The Relay For Life Committee is having a Survivor Game Night for all cancer survivors and their caregivers from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday at Trinity Lutheran Church, 1010 Fleming St. All cancer survivors and their caregivers are welcome.

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Related Topix: Lughnasadh, Life, Holidays

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Greeley Tribune

Former Greeley resident's son killed in Kansas explosion

Spencer Unruh, the 17-year-old son of former Greeley resident Mike Unruh, was killed Saturday in an explosion in the family's home in Plymell, Kan.

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Related Topix: Explosion

The Garden City Telegram

Western Kansas Wheat Harvest Suprisingly Good

Indications that many fields in western Kansas will produce much larger yields than had earlier been anticipated were noted today by grainmen and farmers as the wheat harvest in this section of the state reached its peak.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Garden City, KS

Thu Jul 03, 2014

The Garden City Telegram

Fourth of July closings

Due to the Fourth of July holiday, all federal, state and local government offices, school offices and financial institutions are closed today, including the City Link and Mini Bus service, the Finney County Historical Museum, Finney County Public Library, Finney County Senior Center and the U.S. Post Office.

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