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Governor Kelly Releases New Report to Prevent Outmigration and Strengthen Kansas’ Workforce and Ec...

Judd WeilAugust 3, 2021

Governor Laura Kelly announced on August 2, the results of a new report detailing the challenges facing young Kansans in rural communities along with possible solutions to prevent outmigration and strengthen Kansas’ workforce and economy.   The report is the result of the Kansas Sampler Foundation’s Power Up & Go project, which was created through a partnership with the Kansas O...

Dodge City Man Leads Several Ford County Deputies in Chase; Arrested

Judd WeilAugust 3, 2021

[DODGE CITY, Kans.]   The Ford County Sheriff’s Office arrested Raul Vasquez, 30, Dodge City, Kans. after he led an impressive number of law enforcement vehicles in a high-speed pursuit throughout well within the city limits of Dodge City, Kans. on August 3.   According to the Sheriff’s Office, a deputy attempted a traffic stop in the 1600 block of W. Wyatt Earp Blvd. nea...

DODGE CITY DAYS JULY 31

Judd WeilJuly 30, 2021

DODGE CITY DAYS 5K & 1 MILE SHOOTOUT Family Fun / diversión familiar 6:30 a.m. DODGE CITY DAYS 5K & 1 MILE SHOOTOUT 2nd Ave. and Gunsmoke St. Come participate in a 5K and 1-mile run/walk before the Dodge City Days Western Parade. The entry fee, if received by July 26th is $20.00 (entry fee covers both races). After July 26th, the entry fee will be $25.00. Registration begin...

Two Killed After Vehicles Strikes Cow in Southwest Kansas

Judd WeilJuly 28, 2021

[LOGAN COUNTY, Kan.]   Two people from Arizona are dead after their 2015 Jeep Wrangler struck a cow, early the morning of July 26 in Logan County, Kans.   The dead were identified as Raymond H. Kennedy, 45, of Glendale, Ariz., and Brenda G. Carrasco, 54, of Peoria, Ariz.   The crash was reported at 3:30 a.m. about five miles southwest of Winona, Kan.   A...

Garden Rapids at The Big Pool Closed Due to COVID-19 Exposure

Judd WeilJuly 28, 2021

[GARDEN CITY, Kan.] Garden Rapids at The Big Pool waterpark in Garden City, Kan. will be closed through August 1 as directed by the Finney County Health Department due to COVID-19 employee exposure.   The Finney County Health Department is doing a COVID-19 contact tracing protocol on many staff members. Garden City Parks and Recreation Director, Aaron Stewart has stated exposure was ...

Finney County Woman Arrested after Leading Law Enforcement in Two Pursuits

Judd WeilJuly 23, 2021

Anaben Esquivel, 32, Garden City, was finally arrested after she had led various law enforcement agencies in two pursuits in Finney County on July 21, including a highspeed chase that forced the Kansas Highway Patrol to perform a Tactical Vehicle Intervention.   That Wednesday, members of the Garden City/Finney County Drug Task Force observed Esquivel driving in the area of the 700 bloc...

Dodge City Public Library and City Government Presents the StoryWalk

Judd WeilJuly 22, 2021

The Dodge City Public Library (DCPL) and the City of Dodge City recently announced the completion and return of the StoryWalk to Spiers Park and the Dodge City community.   While walking through Spiers Park, visitors will find a children’s book installed in mounted frames in different areas along a path.   The StoryWalk’s return was made possible with the financial suppor...

$23 Million for Road Improvement Projects in 36 Kansas Cities Announced

Judd WeilJuly 21, 2021

Governor Laura Kelly announced July 20, 36 Kansas cities will receive a combined total of $23 million to improve highways and intersections as part of the Kansas Department of Transportation’s (KDOT) City Connecting Link Improvement Program, CCLIP.   Garden City, Larned and Cimarron, Kans. are all Southwest Kansas communities benefitting from CLIPP.   “Through our biparti...

Red Cross Blood Drive at Senior Center Thursday and Friday

Judd WeilJuly 21, 2021

[Dodge City, Kans.]   The American Red Cross are hosting a blood drive July 22 and July 23, at the Senior Center in Dodge City, Kans.   The American Red Cross is experiencing an ongoing critical blood shortage.   Western Plains Medical Complex in Dodge City even stated early this month they will be delaying some elective surgeries due to the blood shortage. &nbs...

Meade Man Arrested after Standoff with Local Law Agencies and KBI

Judd WeilJuly 20, 2021

[Meade, Kans.] The Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI) and the Meade County Sheriff’s Office arrested Daryl J. Wilkerson, 38, Meade, Kans., following a standoff at a private residence on July 18.   That Sunday before 7 a.m., the Meade County Sheriff’s Office requested KBI assistance after Wilkerson, who was confirmed to possess firearms, barricaded himself inside a home at 617 E...

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