SWKSRadio.com > Top News

Gary Avenue and US Highway 50 Intersection Improvement Project Begins Friday

Judd Weil April 1, 2021

City of Dodge announced the Gary Ave. and US Hwy 50 intersection widening project begins on April 2, with phase one traffic control and temporary striping.   During the project, traffic lanes will be shifted south and narrowed, with the speed limit lowered to 30 miles per hour from Central Ave. to 6th Ave.   Due to conflicting schedules with the different subcontractors, cons...

Martha Mendoza Named New Dodge City High School Principal

Judd Weil March 31, 2021

Dodge City Public Schools announced Martha Mendoza as the Dodge City High School Principal at a special Unified School District 443 Board of Education meeting on March 31.   The recommendation presented by the selection committee and Superintendent of Schools Fred Dierksen was approved by the board.   Mendoza will succeed interim principal Jacque Feist, who retires at the end...

Dodge City Man Arrested for Alleged Arson of Grandparents Home

Judd Weil March 31, 2021

Anthony Addison, 31, of Dodge City was arrested over the weekend on the allegations of Aggravated Arson that occurred March 26.     Dodge City Fire Department responded to a report of a structural fire on 1107 W. Beeson Road in Dodge City at around 8:20 p.m. A single-family, single-story residence was emitting heavy smoke and flames.     There were no injuries...

Kansas State Fair Set to Return in September 2021

josh roesenerMarch 31, 2021

After being cancelled due to the Covid Pandemic in 2020 the Kansas State Fair is set to return September 10 to 19, 2021.   According to Interim General Manager Ed Berger fair goers should expect an exciting year with many traditional attractions and events as well as several new ones.   "A great 10 days of entertainment, education, culture, and agriculture, a celebration of K...

Motorcyclist Killed in Highway Crash

Judd Weil March 30, 2021

Gilberto Gallegos, 33, of Dodge City, died March 28 after suffering a fatal crash when he lost control of his motorcycle on a Ford County highway.   The Kansas Highway Patrol reported Gallegos was travelling northbound on U.S. 283 on his 2011 Harley Davidson FXD8 Street Bob when he attempted to pass another northbound vehicle.   Upon crossing the center line, he lost control ...

Garden City Teen Arrested after Confessing to Matricide

Judd WeilMarch 30, 2021

Reese Hernandez (15) of Garden City, called the Garden City Police Department using 911 on March 29 at at around 3:50 p.m. to turn himself in for the murder of his mother.   Reese informed dispatchers he had shot his mother inside their home.   Officers were dispatched to the 800 block of E Price Street, where Reese immediately surrendered to them in the front yard and was ta...

Four Arrested in Connection to Murdered Dodge City Teen

Judd WeilMarch 24, 2021

Dodge City Police Department officers have made four arrests as of March 24 in the murder of 18-year-old Zacarias Giannino, who's body was found on March 21.   At approximately 4 p.m. on March 23, DCPD officers arrested a 19-year-old, Tyree Jackson, and a few hours later, a 31-year-old female, Lakendria Lewis, both Dodge City residents.   Both subjects were booked into ...

Kansas Among 16 States Included in Massive USDA Investment

Judd Weil March 24, 2021

United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development Justin Maxson announced on March 23, the USDA is investing $266 million to build and improve critical community facilities to benefit nearly 3 million rural residents in 16 states and Puerto Rico. This funding includes $156 million to support health-care-related improvements and emergency response serv...

Discovery of Young Dead Body Leads to Homicide Investigation

Judd WeilMarch 23, 2021

  Dodge City Police Department have engaged in an ongoing homicide investigation after discovering the body of an 18-year-old Dodge City man, on March 21.   At approximately 8:26 PM, Dodge City Police were dispatched to a residence for a report of an individual knowing about a deceased body.   With the information from the report, officers responded to the 1200 block ...

Dodge City CVB Opens Marketing Grants Applications

Judd Weil March 22, 2021

The Dodge City Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) announced the return of the funding for the CVB’s Marketing Grant.   This grant is intended for marketing purposes, and available to attractions, venues, or those who hold events or promote activities in Ford County that attract overnight guests to the community.   Funding will be awarded before the completion of the proje...

STAY IN TOUCH!

GET OUR APP!

LATEST POSTS

Escaped Nursing Home Resi...
April 12, 2021Comments
USDA Recognizes 5 Million...
April 7, 2021Comments
Victory Electric Enters T...
April 7, 2021Comments
Kansas State Fair Set to ...
March 31, 2021Comments

LATEST TWEETS

Read all tweets
© 2007 - 2021 - EEO