Blast from the Past

Posted by | May 23, 2020 11:00 am

WEEK OF MAY 1, 1930—This drawing of the proposed Ralsamore Hotel appeared in the Grant County Republican with the headline “Ulysses’ $90,000.00 Hotel Ralsamore”. Upon completion, the hotel will be as modern as any to be found anywhere.

Voice of the Student

Posted by | May 22, 2020 2:00 pm

One of those Days

Today is one of those days. This morning, the vibrant sun rays peek- ing through my window wake me up. I immediately check the weather app on my phone and it is 80 degrees. I wait … Read the rest

Life at the U

Posted by | May 22, 2020 11:00 am

Finals Revision Plan

Currently at UHS, our finals policy is one based on attendance. Because of this, many students are not willing to miss school, even for reasons as serious as an illness, due to the fact that they are … Read the rest


Posted by | May 22, 2020 7:00 am

Grant County Com- missioners held their regular meeting on Tuesday, April 21, 2020 in the Commissioner’s Room of the courthouse. Those in attendance were Commissioners Kevin Shapland and Mark McGaughey, County Clerk Sheila Brown, Board of Aging members Pam Gindlesberger, … Read the rest

USDA Service Centers Open

Posted by | May 21, 2020 2:00 pm

The Grant County USDA Service Center will continue to be open for business by phone appointment only and field work will continue with appropriate social distancing. While our program delivery staff will continue to come into the office, they will … Read the rest

Fire Reported

Posted by | May 21, 2020 12:01 pm

Fire trucks reported to W. Highway 160 and to the County Line Road at 11:55 due to tractor on fire.

Editorial-Tammie Hensley

Posted by | May 21, 2020 11:00 am

As I write this, Grant County has one reported case of COVID-19. I don’t know about you, but this one case has been a game-changer in my mind. I had not seriously thought about the affects that one case could … Read the rest

City Council

Posted by | May 21, 2020 7:00 am

The Ulysses City Council met on Wednesday, April 22, 2020. Those present at the meeting were Mayor Tim McCauley, Council Members, Ken Warner, Jerry Jo Deckert, John Duran, Sam Guy , Tolan Seger, and Caleb Woods; City Clerk Sarah Britton, … Read the rest

Accident Roll Over

Posted by | May 20, 2020 5:08 pm

Photos of the car that was reported to have rolled over in an accident on East Road 11 at 3:48pm.

Johnson Corner Solar Plant

Posted by | May 20, 2020 2:00 pm

Sunflower Electric Power Corp. and Lightsource BP have announced that the Johnson Corner Solar Project entered commercial operation on April 7. The $37 million project, which was financed and constructed by Lightsource BP , is located approximately two miles south- … Read the rest


Posted by | May 20, 2020 8:00 am

Elida (Franco) Fowler, age 60, died Friday, April 17, 2020, at her home in Ulysses, Kansas. She was born April 13, 1960, in Garden City, Kansas, the daughter of Armando and Aurora (Sanchez) Franco. A private family memorial service will … Read the rest


Posted by | May 20, 2020 7:00 am

Roy B. Williams, Jr., age 77, died Saturday, April 18, 2020, at his home in Grant County, Kansas. He was born December 20, 1942, in Tulsa, Oklahoma, the son of Roy Brandon Sr. and Genevieve Hazel (Carroll) Williams. A private … Read the rest

Recognizing 2020 Seniors

Posted by | May 19, 2020 3:00 pm

Ulysses Seniors are being recognized on the Electronic Signs at Main and Oklahoma. Today and tomorrow the signs will recognize last names beginning with A-G. Thursday and Friday the signs will recognize last names beginning with H-N. Saturday and Sunday … Read the rest

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