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Four students compete this week in forensics, debate championship

There will be four Dodge City High School students competing in the 2021 National Speech and Debate Association National Championship this week, running through June 19. The competition is being held virtually. The four qualifiers are Class of 2021 students Alicia Santos Mercado in original oration; Allison Haselhorst in dramatic...
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Fort Mann Marker, Plaque and Storyboard

For the commemoration of the 200th anniversary of the Santa Fe Trail the Dodge City/Fort Dodge/Cimarron Chapter of the Santa Fe Trail Association is spotlighting sites along the trail in Ford and Gray Counties. This week we are highlighting the limestone marker, plaque and storyboard about Fort Mann which is...
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State Honors Dodge City Community College for Nursing Exam Pass Rates

The Dodge City Community College (DC3) nursing program was recognized with certificates of excellence, on May 11, by the Kansas State Board of Nursing for its exemplary National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) pass rates, which were above the 2020 national average. From Jan. 1, 2020, through Dec. 31. 2020, the college’s Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) program had a 93.33% first-time pass rate, while its Practical Nurse (PN) opt outs had a 100% first-time pass rate. In addition, the Board acknowledged that both programs have been above the national average for the past five years. [Photo by Gavin Peters]
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Historically Speaking: Brother Johnson in lawless Dodge City

Dodge City had a reputation of being lawless with little room for the civilizing influence of religion. However, even in the early days there were those struggling to bring righteousness to this raucous cow town. According to “Dodge City, The Most Western Town of All,” by Odie B. Faulk, during...
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Starbucks is set to open a Dodge City store in October

After three years of negotiations, Starbucks will be bringing its coffee to Dodge City. The coffee store will be joined adjacently with T-Mobile on 14th Avenue near Soule Street in front of Sutherlands. The building will be a similar setup to that of recent retail development along 14th Avenue. "Similar...
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Dorothea Lange’s America: Photographs of the Great Depression

MONTEZUMA – The Stauth Memorial Museum is looking to add local flare to its upcoming Dorothea Lange’s America: Photographs of the Great Depression exhibit. The exhibition will run from June 29 through Aug. 14 and will feature retrospective of original lifetime prints by photographer, Dorothea Lange and seven other notable depression era photographers.
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Taylor Velasquez Victorious with United Rebel Sprint Series at Dodge City Raceway

DODGE CITY, Kansas (June 12, 2021) – The POWRi Drive to Zero United Rebel Sprint Series Presented by Mel Hambelton Ford Racing took to competition atop the 3/8-mile semi-banked dirt oval of Dodge City Raceway Park in Dodge City, Kansas on Saturday night. Sixteen cars were in attendance. Liberal, Kansas native, Taylor Velasquez, walked away victorious ahead of Jeremy Huish and Zach Blurton.
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Dodge City Raceway Park celebrates drivers June 4 weekend

Spectators packed the grandstands, Boot Hill Champions sprayed. spectacular trophies with celebratory champagne and the Jake Gill band bellowed country and rock’n’roll on Victory Lane. IMCA Northern Sportmod drivers Jacob Olmstead, Tyler Watts and Brendyn Nordyke finished on top of the two-day Boot Hill Championship Finale Saturday. So too, did...
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KFB president: Farmers and ranchers, eternal optimists, recognize headwinds too

Kansas farmers and ranchers face challenges and the president of the state’s largest farm organization admires their sense of optimism. Rich Felts, a Montgomery County producer, is president of the Kansas Farm Bureau, noted the upturn in grain prices as a result of international trade and that helps growers’ optimism. Felts recently met with Farm Bureau members in southwest Kansas and included a stop in Dodge City. He quipped about how when he usually comes to southwest Kansas the comments he receives from producers is usually “how hot and dry it has been.” This trip he noticed the abundant moisture and mild temperatures. The moisture will go a long ways to help farmers and ranchers with fall crops and pastures, he said.
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News wrap: Top stories in Dodge City

(DODGE CITY, KS) The news in Dodge City never sleeps, and we’ve got you covered with daily updates. Pulled from contributors around the region, here’s a glimpse of what’s going on nearby. For more stories from the Dodge City area, click here.
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Sellens elected as American Legion Auxiliary National Executive Committeewoman

During the 2020–2021 American Legion department convention in Topeka, Dodge City resident Paula Sellens was elected as the American Legion Auxiliary National Executive Committeewoman. With the election Sellens added to her list of leadership positions of serving with the American Legion Auxiliary. She is the president of the Dodge City...
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Taylor Velasquez Victorious with United Rebel Sprint Series at Dodge City Raceway

DODGE CITY, Kansas (June 12, 2021) – The POWRi Drive to Zero United Rebel Sprint Series Presented by Mel Hambelton Ford Racing took to competition atop the 3/8-mile semi-banked dirt oval of Dodge City Raceway Park in Dodge City, Kansas on Saturday night. Sixteen cars were in attendance. Liberal, Kansas native, Taylor Velasquez, walked away victorious ahead of Jeremy Huish and Zach Blurton.
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