Cimarron, 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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Life of Fitz: Dani Welniak in Kansas City, Kansas

This edition of the Life of Fitz podcast features host Tim Fitzgerald calling his friend and former media colleague Dani Welniak in Kansas City. Welniak is a graduate of the Oklahoma State sports journalism program who started her news career in Dodge City, Kansas, covering high school sports for Catch It Kansas. After two years, she moved up to Wichita’s main station, KWCH 12, before moving to Kansas City in 2016 to join KCTV5, where she became the Sports Director in 2017. For the past six years, Welniak has reported at KCTV5 in Kansas City, recently serving as the station’s Sports Director and host of The Locker Room Show on KSMO-TV. Welniak is also a former professional women's football player, the sideline analyst for the Chiefs Radio Network from 2016 through 2019 and she recently was a member of the first all-female TV broadcast team for an NCAA FBS bowl game. On June 26, 2022, she was introduced as the new Executive Director of Communications for the Kansas City Current, the new professional women's soccer franchise, which is owned by Angie and Chris Long, as well as Brittany Mahomes. The Current recently released new renderings for the first stadium purpose-built for a National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) team. As part of a 50-year lease agreement with Port KC, the stadium will be built on a 7.08-acre site on the east end of the park in Kansas City, Missouri.
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Sprint Car driver Cash Beeson airlifted to hospital

According to the United Rebel Sprint Series, Sprint Car driver Cash Beeson was airlifted to a local hospital on Sunday. The series said that he had been dealing with this illness since this morning. We have no other information at this time. URSS has not released anymore information since their...

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...
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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 […]
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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.

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.

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...

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.

Kenneth Raymond Stein

Kenneth Raymond Stein, 79, died June 26, 2022, at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita, Kansas. He was born on April 15, 1943, in Spearville, Kansas, the son of Eugene Patrick and Josephine (Torline) Stein. Ken was a lifetime resident living on the family far south of Wright, Kansas. He completed...