Bucklin, KS

Ex-Boyfriend ‘Went Hunting’ And Gunned Down Kansas Woman After Seeing Her Dance With Another Man

For Erin Jones, a 31-year-old single mom of two who worked as a bank teller in Dodge City, Kansas, Friday, May 4, 2007 was all about a laid-back ladies night. She and her friend, Vanessa Feldman, began the evening at a basketball game. Drinks and some dancing at a local club followed. The women went home in the wee hours of Saturday and made plans for lunch later that day.
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Where to watch the fireworks this 4th of July

Fourth of July weekend has arrived, and you may be wondering where you can watch some fireworks. If you're looking for some festive fun, we've got you covered. Here are some of the bigger July 4th celebration events happening around the Northland. If your city or town is not listed, check their website for details.
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Liberal First

How good are the Bee Jays at midpoint?

The Liberal Bee Jay season will have passed the midway point following the Fourth of July game with the Dodge City A’s, and with half of the season in the books, it’s a good time to evaluate the first half and see what would be realistic expectations for the rest of the season.

Dodge City’s water watch will be lifted on Friday

DODGE CITY, Kan. (KSNW) — On Thursday, Dodge City announced that the water watch place on June 17 will be lifted Friday, July 1. The watch was issued due to the recent heat and drought. Under these conditions, water usage for the city was over 10.75 million gallons of water per day, and the water […]

City of Dodge City lifts water watch

DODGE CITY, Ks. — The City of Dodge City Water Watch that was issued on June 17, 2022, is lifted effective Friday, July 1. Following the Water Conservation Plan and Ordinance No. 3583, a water watch is terminated when the triggering events have ceased to exist. “Currently, water tower...
Liberal First

July 4 Festivities to be hosted on SCCC campus

There will be baseball, food, fun, and of course, fireworks this Monday on the Fourth of July at Brent Gould Field on the Seward County Community College campus. Fellowship Baptist Church will provide a picnic with a hot dog feed, bouncy houses, and plenty of games for the entire family starting at 2:30 p.m. in the area immediately adjacent to the field on the SCCC main campus.

Larks win in Ter Beek’s final night

The Hays Larks returned home after two road victories in Dodge City for a single non-league home game on Wednesday against the Junction City Brigade. Hays knocked off the Brigade in what was their only home game of the week, 4-1. Both teams struggled offensively, with neither squad earning a...

Property use application approved by council

At the Greensburg City Council meeting Monday, June 20, property usage was a main topic of discussion. After an opening word of prayer, agenda approval and tourism board appointment (Whitney Kreiger), council members considered an application for carriage house renovation and use. This application was brought forth by Brian Gutzenburger...

Bee Jays Win Big After Blair’s Farewell

Bee Jay head coach Jim Blair has left the team to take a new college coaching job. Blair informed the team Wednesday afternoon at Brent Gould Field before Liberal’s non league game against the Dodge City A’s. The team Blair put together showed no signs of being in the doldrums after their coach left. The Bee Jays run ruled the visiting Dodge City A’s 11-1 in eight innings.
Pratt Tribune

Special quilt speaker coming to Greensburg

The Kiowa County Senior Center in Greensburg will host Kansas Quilt Speaker Deborah Divine on Friday, July 1 at 1 p.m. for a special presentation. Divine, who is the President at the Quilters Hall of Fame in Marion, Indiana, will present Sharing Patterns, Sharing Lives and spend the afternoon highlighting some of the most important and influential works from a variety of artists.

Carol Jean Eck

Carol Jean Eck, 70, longtime resident of Dodge City passed away Monday, June 27, 2022 in Salina. She was born May 9, 1952 in Pratt to Carroll and Ruth (Gould) Cunningham. Carol enjoyed going to bingo, getting her hair and nails done, and shopping on the Home Network. She loved getting dressed up and accessorizing with her shiny hats and fancy jewelry.