Fowler, KS

Artesian Valley Health System Hires Interim Chief Executive Officer

Meade, KS, – May 13, 2022 – The Artesian Valley Health System (AVHS) Board of Directors has appointed Darcy Howard, of Oakley, Kansas, as Interim Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to lead the healthcare system through its transition. Howard holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration in Accounting from...
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Area athletes compete at state tennis

Garden City, Kan. (–The first spring sport is officially wrapped up, as the boys tennis championships were played on Friday and Saturday across four sites in Kansas. In Class 6A at the Olathe College Boulevard Activity Center, Garden City and Dodge City saw their players compete, and saw one...
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Dodge City Daily Globe

Dodge City rattled by wind event May 11

Wind gusts reached 75 miles per hour at the Dodge City Regional Airport overnight May 11 according to the United State Weather Service in Dodge City. That qualified the gusts as an EF-0 tornado, which considers 28 different types of damage to structures and trees.
Sioux City Journal

Sioux City Bandits look to stay unbeaten during road trip

SIOUX CITY – The Sioux City Bandits remain the lone unbeaten team in the Champions Indoor Football (CIF) League, and they’ll put that record to the test Saturday at Southwest Kansas. The Bandits (6-0) take on the second-place Storm (5-2) in Dodge City, Kansas on Saturday. The game...
Dodge City Daily Globe

Makerspace invites people to print their plans

The University/Training Center, 236 San Jose, in Dodge City has made a place for a new Makerspace station where anyone can access top-shelf printing equipment for free. The slogan is apt: Whatcha gonna make today? “The Makerspace is a place to combine your ideas with our stuff to make something really cool,” said Kyla Keller, Rural Education and Workforce Alliance Coordinator for the Dodge City/Ford County Development Corporation.

Hatcher Wins Gold at WAC Meet

After one year in Liberal in 2021, the Western Athletic Conference Track Meet returned to Dodge City on Thursday. The Liberal girls finished in fourth and the boys in fifth. 4×800- 3rd MJ Foster, Bryan Ortega, Enrique Morales, and Alejandro Pando 9:15.84. 4×400 3rd Cameron Randles, Cesar Pavia, Trystian...

Lady Panthers win WAC crown for 2nd straight year

The Great Bend Lady Panther track and field team won their second straight Western Athletic Conference Championship Thursday in Dodge City, while the Panther Boys took 4th. Great Bend scored 140 points to win the girls crown to finish comfortably ahead of second place Hays who scored 73. The Lady Panthers won 11-events leading the way for head coach Lyles Lashley to be named WAC Girls Coach of the Year for the second straight season.
Liberal First

Meade District Hospital designated a Top 100 Critical Access Hospital

Earlier this year, Meade District Hospital was recognized as a 2022 Top 100 Critical Access Hospital. Compiled by The Chartis Center for Rural Health, this annual recognition program honors outstanding performance among the nation’s rural hospitals based on the results of the Chartis Rural Hospital Performance INDEX. “Despite unprecedented...

Dodge City Spoils Liberal’s Senior Night

Dodge City’s girls soccer team built a 3-0 halftime lead on the way to beating LHS 3-1 on Liberal’s Senior Night Thursday night at the Gary Cornelsen Sports Complex. Dodge City built a 3-0 halftime lead. Valeria Torres scored a second half goal for Liberal. Liberal finishes the regular season 6-9 overall and 3-5 in the WAC. Dodge City is 12-3 overall and 5-3 in the WAC. Regionals are next week.

Liberal Baseball Loses Lead and Game in Extra Innings

Despite taking a 3-1 lead into the bottom of the sixth, Liberal lost 4-3 in eight innings at Dodge City’s Demon Field Thursday night. DCHS out-hit the Redskins 11-6. Dodge City had two errors and Liberal had one error on the last play of the game. Liberal scored first...
Liberal First

Lady Redskins softball splits with Dodge City

After dropping Game 1 to Dodge City 10-6, the Lady Redskins responded with a 7-5 win in Game 2 to take two of the three games against Dodge City this season and end with a 10-10 regular season record. “Dodge made some adjustments and we made mistakes in Game 1,”...

Tennis roundup: Campus Colts win 6A regional tennis meet

The Campus Colts boys tennis team is sending its full, six-player varsity roster to State. The Colts won their regional meet in Dodge City on May 6.“Last year was the first time we’ve had all six, so this is the second year in a row that we’ve done it,” Colts head coach Dennis Matzen said. “It’s definitely nice to have them all there.Dallas Parker and Gavin Williams won the regional doubles, a nice rebound after finishing ...

Liberal Softball Splits with Dodge City for 3rd WAC Win

The Liberal softball team won three WAC games in 2022 after splitting with Dodge City Thursday afternoon and evening at the National Beef Sports Complex. The Red Demons won game one 10-6 and the Redskins won game two 7-5. In game one, DCHS scored four in the second to lead...

11th Annual Main Street Festival to take place downtown Dodge City

Dodge City, Kan (WesternKansasNews.Com) – On Saturday, June 4th Main Street Dodge City will host the 11th Annual Main Street Festival downtown from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in Downtown Dodge City along with 1st and 2nd Avenue. Held in the center of the historic downtown area, the Main Street Festival is geared toward children and their families to showcase the downtown area and familiarize the community with what local businesses have to offer.
Liberal First

Redskins take 5th at home WAC golf tournament

Liberal hosted Garden City, Dodge City, Great Bend and Hays Tuesday at Willow Tree Golf Course for the Western Athletic Conference tournament. “The Redskins got to play their home tournament in one of the nicer days of the spring,” Liberal coach Nick Rotolo said. “The scores reflected it as well as Garden City had five players finish in the top 10 to run away with the team title. The Redskins shot their lowest score total in the past two years with a 366. The team did finish fifth but there were some bright spots. Joe Haskell set a new personal best with a 99. Ryan Mein led the team with an 86, Carson Gilmore shot 87, Logan Miller 94, Tacoma Gilmore 107, and Josh King 111.”