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Wallace-Kletecka Named Ulysses News President/Publisher

Nancy Wallace-Kletecka was named president and publisher of the Ulysses News effective May 2, a promotion from her title of Managing Editor. “Smith Newspapers is very excited to announce …

Life In The Headlights: What Kind Of Grandmother Is So Evil?

I have picked up pen and paper several times in the past month. And every time I have found myself at a loss for words. Never will I ever be able to understand how someone can have such evil in …

Jamie White Joins News Sales Staff

The Ulysses News welcomed Jamie White to the staff of the Ulysses News in March. Jamie will be an advertising professional for the News.
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Ulysses Airport To Get $400,000-Plus For Improvements

TOPEKA – Governor Laura Kelly announced this week that 58 projects at 37 airports have been selected to receive $14.3 million through the Kansas Airport Improvement Program (KAIP). …
Local and area fire departments recently mourned the loss of fellow firefighter Larry Pander, Garden City. Pander shared his experience and knowledge throughout southwest Kansas including Grant County.

Beloved Firefighter Leaves Behind Legacy

GARDEN CITY - Garden City Fire Department (GCFD) announced the passing of Larry Pander, firefighter and military veteran Tuesday, February 27. “It is with heavy hearts that we mourn the …
An unidentified man works to help put out flames near a feedlot from a fire February 26 which resulted in several fire departments, farmers and more coming to assist. The fire in Kearny resulted in mutual aid coming from Garden City, Grant County and Stanton County.

Fire Devastates Midwest, Brings Communities Closer Together

The last week of February into March left several counties on edge as weather conditions created multiple fast-growing, devastating fires throughout the Midwest. Grant County Fire Department was …
The Ulysses High School drumline welcomes the arriving teachers from the KTOY tour.

KTOY Tours Schools Across Southwest Kansas

The KTOY (Kansas Teacher of the Year) program, recognizes teachers with excellent teaching styles from elementary to secondary classrooms in Kansas. This plays an important role as it highlights the …
Sarah Krueger, DMV of Ulysses Veterinary Hospital, performed a dissection presentation on a small pig during a teaching lesson for Grant County EMS Advanced Emergency Medical Technician students Saturday, February 24.

Grant County EMTs 'Pig Out' On Education

Since January, Grant County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) has been in the process of conducting an Advanced Emergency Medical Technicians (A-EMT) course. Sarah Krueger, Doctor of Veterinary …
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El Condado De Grant Celebra Los Resultados 'Máximos Históricos' De 2022

Grant County Gives celebra los resultados 'máximos de todos los tiempos' de 2022"¡¡Estamos celebrando!!!", declaró un representante de Grant County Gives en un comunicado de …

Próximos Eventos - 25 de Noviembre de 2022

Café de Cámara Esta semana no hay Café de Cámara. Si su empresa u organización está interesada en organizar café, llame a la Cámara al …

Arredondo Obtiene Vida Por Muerte De Niño En 2019

Un residente de Ulysses acusado de la muerte en 2019 del hijo de su entonces novia, fue sentenciado el miércoles 16 de noviembre a cadena perpetua. Uraquio “Rocky” Agustin …

Próximos Eventos - 18 de Noviembre de 2022

Café de Cámara El Café de Cámara será el viernes en Bear Creek Coffee Co, 107 N. Baughman St. La Fundación Comunitaria del Condado de Grant …
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DEBORAH BARRON
Deborah Barron, 62, died Tuesday, October 17, at Western Prairie Senior Living in Ulysses.  She was born April 26, 1961, in Ulysses, the daughter of Cresencio E. “Frank” and …
ROBERT THOMPSON
Robert Leo Thompson, 82, died Wednesday, October 18, at Western Prairie Senior Living in Ulysses He was born December 24, 1940, in Oklahoma City, Okla., the son of Roy Martin and Chloe Mary …
JODI SEABOLT
Josephine (Jodi) Lynn Seabolt, 55, Ulysses, died Wednesday, October 18, at Bob Wilson Memorial Hospital in Ulysses.  She was born October 7, 1968, in Woodward, Okla., the daughter of Dale …
KAMRYN MARIE MCFARLAND
Kamryn Marie McFarland, 19, Big Bow, Kans., was born April 9, 2004, at 3:20 pm in Galveston, Texas.  She passed away AT 8:38 p.m., Monday, October 2, in Ulysses, Kansas. She is the daughter …
LETHA MAE KOEHN
Letha Mae Koehn’s sojourn on earth began June 18, 1929. She was the daughter of Pete and Fannie (Koehn) Harms, pioneers of northeast Grant County, Kans. Her departure September 27, at …
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Virtual Job Fair July 26 To Showcase Hundreds Of Available State Positions

TOPEKA – Jobseekers are encouraged to attend the upcoming State of Kansas Agencies Virtual Job Fair from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Wednesday, July 26. This virtual fair, hosted by KANSASWORKS, will …

Kansas Nonprofits Receive More Than $4M From Community Service Program Tax Credits

Governor Laura Kelly recently announced that $4.1 million in Community Service Program (CSP) Tax Credits has been awarded to 36 nonprofit organizations across the state to boost fundraising efforts …

KSHSAA In Need Of Game Officials

Officials are needed to officiate over high school sporting events in Kansas. The KSHSAA Officials Department oversees the licensing and testing of the Kansas High School officials. Officials …
SPORTS

Lady Tigers Split With Stanton County

Ulysses junior pitcher Addi Harbor winds up to pitch in the bottom of the first inning of game one, Thursday in Johnson. Harbour struck out 10 in the 12-2 win.
JOHNSON, Kans. — The Ulysses Lady Tigers were flying high on a windswept Thursday afternoon. At least for a little while. The Ulysses varsity softball team handed Stanton County its …
In the past, and some may still do that today, many schools have selected their homecoming candidates through only a voting process. The road to being homecoming royalty at Ulysses High School, …
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Ulysses High School Cheerleaders recently paid a visit to students at Sullivan Elementary School. The visit made an impact on the younger students, making a positive Tiger impression from the upper …
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UHS CROWNS FALL HOMECOMING KING AND QUEEN

Ulysses Tigers hosted the Holcomb Longhorns for their homecoming game match   up Friday, September 15. During half time, UHS crowned their Fall Homecoming King and Queen, Rocio Baeza and Uriel …

EDUCATION & SCHOOLS
Check out these skills we will focus on at Hickok Elementary! Students will receive pink shout outs when they apply these in their school day!! Set goals! Mistakes are ok! Use positive self talk! …
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Headlines of Yesterday's News/ Blast From the Past

Above: As Seen in the March 31,1993 Edition of the Ulysses News: Zerbinetta, Shalini Ramchandani, and Giacinta, Jana Neufeld, sigh as they think wonderful thoughts about being in love during a performace of the all school spring play, Scapino.

10 years ago(March 28, 2013) There are three candidates running for school board this election: Chris Branch, Margaret Nightengale, and Ron Smith. The three were running unopposed. Grant County …

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Happy Grandparents Day

What is the history of Grandparents' Day? The idea of celebrating this day has been discussed for a long time and dates back to the 1960s. In the next decade, the efforts began to increase as, …

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