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Central Station Accepting Donations

Judd WeilFebruary 11, 2021

In addition to celebrating their 14 year anniversary on Feb. 12 with live music provided by the Wes Cossman Band, Central Station Bar and Grill will be accepting donations for the daughters of Jeffrey R. Gibson.   Gibson passed away the evening of Jan. 31 when he was involved in a fatal one-vehicle rollover on US-50 highway near 106 Road.   Gibson was a beloved member of the ...

Dodge City High School Principal Retiring

Judd WeilFebruary 11, 2021

Dodge City Public Schools announced on their Facebook page that Dodge City High School principal Jacque Feist will be retiring at the end of the 2020-2021 school year.   Feist has been the only principal at Dodge City High School since it was relocated to 2201 W. Ross Blvd in 2001.   "She is respected throughout the state and across the nation as an exemplary leader in educat...

Local Band Aether Plugging In at the Doctor’s Office Bar

Judd WeilFebruary 11, 2021

By Judd Weil     Local rock band Aether will be performing at the Doctor’s Office Bar, located at 113 Gunsmoke Street in Dodge City, on Feb. 20.   This will be Aether’s second show performing in Dodge City since venues began to open after a year’s worth of venue closures and cancellations due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.   There is a coverage charge ...

Board of Education Approves New Math Curriculum

Judd WeilFebruary 10, 2021

By Judd Weil   The Unified School District 443 Board of Education approved 6-1 to purchase the tools needed to implement the new K-12 Math Materials Adoption, changing the curriculums that USD 443 students from all grades will use to learn math.   The elementary schools will adopt Great Mind’s Eureka Math.   Dodge City Middle School and Comanche Middle School will ad...

Five Juveniles Arrested for Aggravated Burglary

Judd WeilFebruary 9, 2021

By Judd Weil   Dodge City police officers were dispatched to the 400 block of East Plaza Ave at 2:49 a.m. on Feb. 6 in response to an aggravated burglary and battery that had occurred.   When the officers arrived, the suspects, five juveniles ranging from ages 13 to 15, had already fled the scene.   Through the investigation DCPD learned that four juvenile males and on...

Father of Baby Treated at Wesley Medical Center Arrested For Child Abuse

Judd WeilFebruary 9, 2021

By Judd Weil   Wesley Medical Center based in Wichita, Kans alerted the Dodge City Police Department on Feb. 6 about a child abuse case concerning a five-month-old baby.   The baby was being treated at Wesley for multiple brain bleeds believed to have been sustained at his Dodge City, Kans home.   A subsequent investigation by detectives resulted in an arrest warrant i...

Rocking M Media Hires News Director

Judd WeilFebruary 8, 2021

Rocking M Media in Dodge City / Garden City is excited to announce the addition of News Director Judd Weil to the Dodge City staff.   Weil, a Dodge City resident brings several years of news reporting experience to the RMM team.   “Local news is as important as ever and having a person on staff that can dedicate their focus to keeping the public informed on the happening...

Morning Fire Ends in Loss of Residential Home

Judd WeilFebruary 8, 2021

By Judd Weil The Dodge City Fire Department and Ford County Fire and EMS responded to a structure fire on the 900 block of Ave. B, on Feb. 7 at around 3:30 a.m.   Upon arrival, units found heavy smoke venting from the attic of a two story family residence and promptly mobilized to search the house and extinguish the fire.   The family had already evacuated from the house b...

City of Dodge City Announces New Director of Parks and Facilities

Marti KrisleJanuary 25, 2021

City of Dodge City Announces New Director of Parks and Facilities DODGE CITY, Kansas—The City of Dodge City welcomes Adam Lockard as the new Director of Parks and Facilities. Lockard’s hiring comes after an extensive search and hiring process the Human Resources office held to prepare Troy Brown’s retirement at the end of 2020. Lockard comes to the City of Dodge City from the Kansas Ci...

City of Dodge City Offices Reopen to the Public

Marti KrisleJanuary 22, 2021

City of Dodge City Offices Reopen to the Public DODGE CITY, Kansas—The City of Dodge City's primary offices at City Hall will be fully reopened to the public on Monday, January 25, 2021, after previously returning to remote and appointment services on November 16, 2020. "At the time of our offices closing once again to in-person services, the COVID-19 cases were at a high in the county, an...

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