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Drive-Thru Mobile Food Pantry Coming to Dodge City

Judd WeilSeptember 17, 2021

The Kansas Food Bank announced on Sept. 15, they will conduct a Drive-Thru Mobile Food Pantry in Dodge City on Sept. 22.   This Drive-Thru Mobile Food Pantry is in partnership with Aetna and Genesis Family Health Services and will be open at the First United Methodist Church parking lot on 210 Soule Street.   The Drive-Thru Mobile Food Pantry 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Anyone i...

Historic Motorcycle Race Returning to Dodge City

Judd WeilSeptember 14, 2021

[DODGE CITY, Kan.]   Dodge City Raceway Park will host the motorcycle racing Classic Flat Track Series, Rolling Thunder on Sept. 17 through Sept. 18. Up to six unique classes of motorcycles from vintage to modern will compete on the 3/8ths mile dirt oval on Friday and Saturday night.   On July 4, 1914 Dodge City, Kan. held the first World Championship 300-mile motorcycle race...

CHAD partners with the American Red Cross for Sound the Alarm Campaign

Judd WeilSeptember 14, 2021

[DODGE CITY, Kan.]   The Community Housing Association of Dodge City (CHAD) announced Sept. 10, they have partnered with the American Red Cross for their “Sound the Alarm Campaign.” The American Red Cross has provided CHAD with ten-year smoke alarms to continue their efforts in making safer community households.   CHAD, the City of Dodge City, and the Dodge City Fire Depa...

Prairie Independent Living Resource Center Hosting “Together We Care” fundraiser at Applebee’s

Judd WeilSeptember 13, 2021

Prairie Independent Living Resource Center (PILR) in a partnership with Applebee’s in Dodge City, will host a fundraiser “Together We Care,” on Sept. 14 at Applebee’s.   The event will run from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. where PILR will be on hand at Applebee's to discuss the variety of supportive services they to people with disabilities.   Applebee's will be offering a specia...

Dodge City Commissioners Pass Resolution in Lead Up to 2022 Budget Discussion

Judd WeilSeptember 13, 2021

Dodge City commissioners approved a resolution to authorize the amount of property tax to be levied to exceed the revenue neutral rate on Sept. 7.   The meeting was held that Tuesday in observance of Monday, Sept. 6 being Labor Day.   According to City Finance director Nicole May, the revenue neutral rate established for the city is 44.297 mills and the anticipated preliminar...

Dodge City Manager Nick Hernandez Interview

josh roesenerSeptember 8, 2021

Nick Hernandez the City Manager for Dodge City talked with josh Roesener about the proposed .5% sales tax increase to be used for street projects in Dodge City for the next 10 years. Click below to listen to the interview. For more information on the proposed sales tax visit DodgeCity.org or email the City manager nick Hernandez at [email protected]   [audio mp3="http://www.swksradio...

USD 443 update with Superintendent Dr. Dierksen

josh roesenerSeptember 3, 2021

USD 443 Superintendent of Schools Dr. Fred Dierksen stopped by recently to share some updates on USD 443. Click below to hear the full interview.   [audio mp3="http://www.swksradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/USD-443-interview_August-31.mp3"][/audio]...

K-State Launches Whiskey Partnership with Boot Hill Distillery

Judd WeilSeptember 2, 2021

Special to Rocking M Media.   K-State Athletics and Boot Hill Distillery have partnered to launch Wabash Reserve, the Wildcats’ officially licensed whiskey, which as of Sept 1. will be available for purchase. Distilled by K-State alumni at Boot Hill Distillery in Dodge City, Kans., Wabash Reserve is made from grain grown on Boot Hill Distillery’s farm and is an agricultural link ...

Dodge City Police Arrest More High School Students amidst More Violence Claims

Judd Weil August 31, 2021

Special to Rocking M Media.   On 08/30/2021 at approximately 3:30 PM, our Dodge City High School Resource Officer (SRO) was made aware of a potential threat to the school. Our SRO began investigating an alleged Snapchat message sent to other students telling them not to go to school Monday.   The message came in a thread where the subject was about the previous threat made to...

Dodge City Police Arrest High School Student on Criminal Threat; Misinformation Incites Panic

Judd WeilAugust 27, 2021

The Dodge City Police Department announced on Aug. 27 at approximately 10:21 a.m. a student at Dodge City High School was arrested for making criminal threats to the school.   On the DCPD Facebook page, the DCPD revealed on Thursday, Aug. 26, Dodge City USD 443 officials and DCPD School Resource Officer received information regarding a threat to Dodge City High School. The suspicion of ...

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