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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...

Kansas Receives National Economic Development Recognition

Judd WeilSeptember 14, 2021

Governor Laura Kelly announced on Sept. 13, Kansas received Area Development’s Top 20 States for Doing Business recognition for 2021 – the first time in Kansas history the state has made the Top 20 list.   “Our state’s positive economic development momentum is undeniable, and the rest of the country is taking notice,” Governor Kelly said. “This designation – in addition to...

Garden City Community College Holding Open House for Fort Hays State University Transfer Center

Judd WeilSeptember 14, 2021

[GARDEN CITY, Kan.]   A ribbon-cutting and open house of the newly relocated Fort Hays State University (FHSU) Transfer Center at Garden City Community College (GCCC) will be held on Sept. 28 at 1:30 p.m.   The FHSU Transfer Center is now located inside the Thomas F. Saffell Library on the GCCC campus.   In honor of this partnership, Fort Hays State University is w...

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...

Unattended Garden City Toddler Accidentally Crashes Car into Elementary School; Incurs School Over $...

Judd WeilSeptember 9, 2021

[GARDEN CITY, Kan.]   Garden City Police Department were dispatched to Gertrude Walker Elementary School at 805 W. Fair Street for a called-in injury accident involving a vehicle that struck the school.   Investigation revealed a woman had parked her Chrysler Town & County on 10th Street directly south of W. Fair Street and left the vehicle unattended with two children in...

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...

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 ...

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