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  1. Garden City credit union completes merger with Wichita-based Central StarRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | The Wichita Eagle

    The merger with the $75 million-asset Central Star creates one credit union with 15 branches, $540 million in assets and nearly 71,000 members, Golden Plains said in a news release. Golden Plains, which operated 12 branches mostly located in western and southeast Kansas, said in the release that it already had 3,000 members in Sedgwick County.

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  2. Tiny Kansas town rallies for lifeline: its own groceryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 2 | Seattle Times

    The uncrowded main street of Plains, Kan., which lost its last grocery store in 2001, may soon seen a revival. Marci Penner, who created Kanstarter, a Kansas-centric crowdfunding website, listens to Phil Anderson, owner of Anderson Book and Office Supply, in Newton, Kan.The residents of Plains have turned to the website to help finance their planned grocery store.

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  3. When farm country doesn't mean fresh foodRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 31 | Grist Magazine

    ... plate with a thin coat of somewhere else's wheat. I thought of this scene while reading a New York Times piece on Plains, Kan., population 1,150. The town began as a farm hub, and while its economy remains largely agricultural, Plains hasn't had a ...

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  4. Kansas Geological Survey to measure groundwater levels in western KansasRead the original story

    Dec 29, 2014 | University of Kansas

    ... to monitor the health of the region's aquifers. Ninety percent of the measured wells draw water from the High Plains aquifer, a massive network of underground water-bearing rocks that includes the extensive Ogallala aquifer and is the primary source ...

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  5. Kinsley Library receives grant from Kansas...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Great Bend Tribune

    ... the Dust Bowl era through music and composition. March will include a viewing of the film "Harvesting the High Plains" directed by Jay Kriss, the grandson of John Kriss who managed the Ray Garvey land in NW Kansas beginning in the 1930s. "We are ...

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  6. Southwest Kansas woman killed after other driver runs stop signRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | The Wichita Eagle

    A 55-year-old southwest Kansas woman was killed Wednesday after a car ran a stop sign near Liberal, according to a Kansas Highway Patrol report. Shogren was driving south on U.S. 83 one mile north of Liberal shortly before 7 a.m. Patricia A. Amerin, 56, of Plains, was driving west on County Road 7, failed to stop at a stop sign and struck Shogren's car, according to the report. 3 comments

  7. Satanta woman killed in SW Kansas crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | KAKE

    ... d with another vehicle on highway 83. Rita Shogren, 55, was killed in the crash. The other driver, Patricia Amerin of Plains, was taken to Southwest Medical Center for treatment.

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  8. Kansas views on Brownbacka s budget ignorance, House leaders, moving elections, ObamacareRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2014 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... the only one in Kansas who didn't know it. House leaders - There was a time when the farms and towns along the High Plains carried a significant amount of weight in the Kansas Legislature. But after last week's leadership election in the Kansas ...

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  9. Giving brightens seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2014 | The Wichita Eagle

    It's not even Thanksgiving yet. But judging from the impressive success of the United Way of the Plains fall campaign, south-central Kansans already are feeling the season's spirit and sharing their blessings - inclined to contribute as they can to brighten not only the holidays but the everyday lives of their needy neighbors.

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  10. New fundraising program allows donors to help Kansas communitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2014 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... obtain a new water system." Four communities were selected a few months ago to test the program: Burdett, Plains, Wilson and Yates Center. Others will follow beginning in January. Meade County's Plains, off of U.S. 54, boasts of having the widest ...

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  11. Loose trailer kills two passengers in minivan on Meade County roadRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | The Capital-Journal

    Two Liberal residents died when the minivan they were riding in was hit by a trailer that came loose from a pickup truck. The Kansas Highway Patrol says Salvador Garcia, 71, and Consuelo Garcia, 68, died in the accident Thursday afternoon on a Meade County road about 12 miles north of Plains.

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  12. Loose-trailer crash kills two in Meade CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... were pronounced dead at the scene. A 2012 Ford F250 was northbound on Meade County Road 4, about 12 miles north of Plains, when the trailer it was towing came loose and crossed the center line. The trailer hit the southbound minivan, the report ...

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  13. Deadly crashes in Meade, Ellis CountiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | KAKE

    The Kansas Highway Patrol reports the trailer broke free around 3:00 p.m. Thursday after on Meade County Road 4, north of Plains. The trailer crossed the road, leading to the collision.

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  14. SHEL concert, a Urinetown,a Nicodemus talkRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | The Wichita Eagle

    The pop-folk sister group SHEL from Fort Collins, Colo., will perform at 4 p.m. Sunday at Dyck Arboretum of the Plains in Hesston. Their "Hold On" with Gareth Dunlop is on the soundtrack of the current release "The Best of Me."

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  15. Every city with hipsters wants to be a BrooklynRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Nashoba Publishing Online

    ... There's also the Paris of North America (Montreal), the Paris of South America (Buenos Aires) and the Paris of the Plains - Kansas City in the Jazz Age. But now the wannabe city is Brooklyn. Every neighborhood with a critical mass of bearded ...

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  16. Modern Rebels - Motorcycling Dodge CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | Dodge City

    ... Davidson, however, held a long winning streak following this first victory perhaps because the flat, straight High Plains roads lend themselves incredibly well to the iconic Harley design. Route 400, east of Dodge, may provide the best of these ...

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  17. U.S. gas prices fallingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | Great Bend Tribune

    ... in most areas across the country, there is some bad news for motorists in the nation's midsection mainly the Plains states. The issue may trickle over into a few neighboring states. "There has been some supply tightness surrounding seasonal refinery ...

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  18. Lady Oilers complete regular season with sweepRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | Great Bend Tribune

    The Central Plains High School volleyball team closed out the regular season on Tuesday.

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  19. Man struck, killed while crossing U.S. 41 in Upper PeninsulaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | MLive.com

    The incident occurred about 8 p.m. Saturday when a group of people on foot attempted to cross U.S. 41 near Commerce Drive to go to a restaurant, according to the Marquette County Sheriff's Office. While crossing the road, Paul Cox, 55, of Plains, Kan.

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  20. Names released in fatal accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | WLUC-TV Negaunee

    Around 8:00 p.m., 55 year-old Paul Cox, of Plains, Kansas, was walking across US 41 in Marquette Township. He and his party were on their way to Buffalo Wild Wings.

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