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UHS Gears Up for Homecoming

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, …
Ludivina Gonzales, Denise James and Margaret Obholz take time out for a selfie at the Capitol.

Ulysses Community Health Workers Join Forces At The Capitol

Community health workers from Grant County ventured to the capitol to attend Kansas Medical Society’s (KMS) Advocacy Day Wednesday, January 24. Advocacy Day provides community health …
Kansas Dairy Ingredients (KDI) Cheese Company announced in 2021, just three years ago, that they were expanding by creating 40 new jobs and investing $45 million new business dollars in Hugoton.

KDI Plant In Hugoton Kansas Closing

HUGOTON, Kans. - In a disheartening turn of events, the news of the closure of KDI (Kansas Dairy Ingredients) has become a reality. The impact of this closure will be felt not only by the employees …
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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 …
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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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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 …
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Sara Watson & Angel Aguilar Cano
The Ulysses High School Fall Homecoming candidates were recently announced from the senior class. Queen candidates this year are: Ashley Alvarez, Lexi Hittle, Sara Watson and Rocio Baeza. King …
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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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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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