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6 hrs ago | 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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Wed Jul 02, 2014

The Garden City Telegram

Booths still available for flea market

Booth space is still available for the Fifth Annual Flea Market Art, Craft and Antique Festival, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 12, in Lee Richardson Zoo, immediately south of the Finney County Historical Museum.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

The Garden City Telegram

Statewide Water Vision Tour announced

During July Governor Sam Brownback's Water Vision Team will be traveling the state to receive input on the first draft of the Vision for the Future of Water in Kansas.

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

Mon Jun 30, 2014

The Garden City Telegram

Finney County Democrats meet

The Finney County Democrats will meet at 6:30 p.m. today at the former Downtown Vision office located in the Windsor Hotel.

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Related Topix: Painting, Arts, Life, Veteran Affairs

Sun Jun 29, 2014

The Garden City Telegram

Southwest Community

Brenda Myers won high in the five tables of senior center pinochle played Wednesday at the Senior Center of Finney County, 907 N. 10th St. Marian Wilson and John Bunnell tied for second place.

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KAKE

Wichita man dies in crash in Finney County

The Kansas Highway Patrol says it happened shortly after 3:30 p.m. on Highway 50, east of Garden City.

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Sat Jun 28, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Heavy rain collapses business roof in Garden City, floods streets

Water began receding from Garden City streets Saturday morning after an overnight storm dumped more than four inches of rain in a matter of hours, causing a roof to partially collapse and stranding motorists, authorities said.

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Related Topix: Weather, Garden City, KS, Dodge City, KS, Gray County, KS, Wichita, KS

KAKE

Flooding in Finney County

Finney County Emergency Manager says there was some bad flooding in the area. Emergency responders had to remove half a dozen of people from their vehicles.

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

The Garden City Telegram

Self Help

For a support group to be included, call The Telegram at 276-6862 Ext. 242 or 475-8600.

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Related Topix: Garden City, KS, Howard, KS

The Garden City Telegram

Fiddlers, singers at Senior Center

The Garden City Fiddlers, Pickers and Singers will begin performing at 5 p.m. Saturday at the Senior Center of Finney County, 907 N. 10th St. The Garden City Fiddlers, Pickers and Singers will begin performing at 5 p.m. Saturday at the Senior Center of Finney County, 907 N. 10th St. A carry-in supper will be served from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. , followed ... (more)

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