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U.S. 54 project in western Kansas delayed
The Kansas Department of Transportation says the project to install new passing lanes one mile east of the Ford/Kiowa County line and west of Mullinville began in October.
Discovering the Culinary Delights of South Central Kansas: A Guide for Local Foodies
The article discusses the variety of food options in South Central Kansas, focusing on Cottonwood Falls, Newton, Arkansas City, and Hesston, all linked by Highway 50. The Grand Central Hotel & Grill in Cottonwood Falls, run by Suzan Barnes, serves traditional steakhouse food in a building from 1884. It's in the Flint Hills along the Flint Hills National Scenic Byway and offers fine dining, a full bar, and a wine list.
City Manager Allen Dinkel authors his weekly 515 report
Maybe you could consider me a bit “old-fashioned” but I still enjoy reading a newspaper. I know I can read many of them online, but there is still something “magical” about that physical paper in my hands or laying on the table as I read it. Each week I stop by a newspaper stand and pick up the latest copy of the local paper. On Sundays, I buy a paper or two from neighboring communities. When I was growing up on the farm, we did not get the paper delivered by the house, but the next day it arrived in the mail on the rural route that we live on. (Ours was RR 2, McCracken, KS.)
Kansas High School Boys Basketball Schedule, Live Streams in Ford County Today - December 1
High school basketball action in Ford County, Kansas is on the schedule today, and information on these games is available here, if you're looking for how to stream them. Follow high school basketball this season on the NFHS Network! Keep tabs on your family or alma mater and tune in!
Conquistadors hold off T-Birds 89-87 in OT
DODGE CITY — The Dodge City Community College Conquistadors hit the shot they needed to hit at the end of regulation and the Cloud County Community College Thunderbirds were unable to do the same with time running out in overtime. Sophomore guard Chevalier Emery knocked down a three-point shot...
Today the gas price is close to $2.99 in Kinsley as of 2023-12-03. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Sunday is $3.243, a week ago the price is $3.253 , according to AAA.
Bridge repairs on Southeast Bypass Bridge to begin in Dodge City
Traffic will be reduced to one lane and controlled by a traffic signal starting on Monday, Dec. 11, along U.S. Highway 56 south of Dodge City due to a bridge repair project, according to the Kansas Department of Transportation. Signs and cones will mark the lane reduction, and motorists should...
McPherson Bullpups Sweep Dodge City in Season Openers, Show Potential for State Championships
• The McPherson Bullpups, both boys' and girls' basketball teams, won their season openers against Dodge City. • Both teams are ranked No. 2 in Class 4A and are considered strong contenders for state championships.
Lady Wildcats Fall Short Vs. Minneola
The Cunningham girl’s basketball team lost its season opener at Minneola 61-38 Friday night. Head coach Kayla Walters said that the girls need to take steps forward offensively in terms of getting their second and third options involved. “We need to work to touch both sides of the floor...
Demons Can’t Handle McPherson’s Hot Shooting in Season Opening Loss
DODGE CITY, Kan. – The McPherson Bullpups shot 59.5 percent from the field on offense and forced 20 turnovers on defense to defeat Dodge City 64-37 at the Cowboy Capital Classic. McPherson finished as state runners-up last season in Class-4A and are among the favorites to compete for the...
MISSING IN KANSAS: Cody Dean Ceniceros
A family is concerned for a southwest Kansas teenager missing since around Thanksgiving weekend. Cody Dean Ceniceros, 17, was last seen on Nov. 22 and was last heard from on Nov. 24 in Dodge City. He was reportedly seen on the southeast side of town near the Green Acres mobile home park.
Conqs top Broncs 37-6 in Xcel Energy Wool Bowl
The Broncos were unable to end their season with a win for a third-consecutive year, falling 37-6 to the visiting Dodge City Conquistadors Friday night in the Xcel Energy Wool Bowl. The NMMI offense struggled without regular starting quarterback Kobe Muasau, turning the ball over five times. In his first...
Middle School Results
The 7 th Grade Lady Apaches A team played Dodge City. Lady Cardinals on Tuesday. In the first quarter The Lady Cardinals had 1 point and. Cardinals had 4 points, SRMS Lady Apaches scored 2 more. points giving them 13 points. The third quarter ended with. the Lady Apaches 19...
Kingsdown: Echoes of Prosperity in a Kansas Ghost Town
In the heart of Kansas lies Kingsdown, a semi-ghost town that has become a symbol of the transient nature of prosperity in small American towns. Established during the railroad boom in 1887, Kingsdown's inception was marked by ambition and growth, yet its fate dimly followed the railroads' decline. Once a hub of activity, the town's population has dwindled, leaving behind a serene atmosphere that belies its once bustling existence. The remnants of its rich past, from a few surviving houses to the stoic grain elevator, now stand as quiet sentinels of history.
Dodge City downs T-Birds, 75-66
DODGE CITY — A sluggish third quarter put the Cloud County Community College Thunderbirds in a hole they were unable to climb out of. Leading 35-31, the Dodge City Community College Conquistadors outscored Cloud County 23-11 in the third period to open up a 58-42 advantage. The T-Birds would...
Dodge City man arrested in Garden City aggravated battery case
Garden City, Kan. (westernkansasnews.com)–A Dodge City man was arrested Tuesday night in connection to an aggravated battery. According to the Garden City Policd Department release, 23-year-old Wilber Pagan-Pizarro faces charges from the incident where two individuals were injured. Around 10:45 p.m. Tuesday, November 21, Officers of the Garden City...
Kansas students travel the country to build social bridges with people from different backgrounds
High school students in Lawrence and Dodge City, Kansas, have purposefully spent time building relationships with people from politically, culturally or socioeconomically different backgrounds. Through the American Exchange Project, students spend one week in an unfamiliar town after graduation and also spend a week hosting incoming student participants. "The whole...
Bloom, Kansas: A Haven of Solitude in America's Heartland
In the midst of Ford County's expansive wheat fields, the ghost town of Bloom, Kansas stands as a serene sanctuary, echoing the quietude of its past. Established in the 1880s by pioneers and once a thriving wheat shipping hub, Bloom has since transformed into a peaceful enclave with fewer than 100 residents. The closure of its post office in 1992 signaled a shift to a quieter way of life, where the median age is 35.8 years and households are small, averaging 2.5 persons amidst the vast, open skies.
Dodge City CC TE Gregory Genross commits to Arkansas
FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas has landed Dodge City (Kan.) Community College tight end Greg Genross to the Class of 2024. Genross, 6-7, 230, was Arkansas’ top target at the position and took an official visit to Arkansas the weekend of the FIU game. Genross was impressed with everything about the Hogs,
Dodge City: The Living Legacy of the Wild West
Dodge City, Kansas, revered as the 'Queen of the Cowtowns,' remains an emblem of the Wild West's storied history. Following the Civil War, the city emerged as a vital hub for cattle drives, connecting Texas ranchers' abundant herds to the hungry markets in the North. Between 1875 and 1885, the Chisholm Trail poured into Dodge City, making it the epicenter of the cattle trade and a magnet for legendary figures like Wyatt Earp and Doc Holliday. Despite its lawless reputation and prohibition against firearms, Dodge City's streets often rang with the sounds of gunfire, a testament to its turbulent yet captivating past.