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Governor Announces Plan 1.5 to begin on Monday, May 18: Nail Salons, Barber shop, Hair salons, Tanning Salons, Tattoo Parlors Can Open. Swimming Pools, Bars, Sports Facilities, Fairs, Carnivals CAN NOT Open

Posted by | May 14, 2020 3:41 pm

This afternoon, Kansas Governor Laura Kelly signed Executive Order 20-32, which establishes a new phase to the “Ad Astra: Plan to Reopen Kansas.” The new “1.5” Phase, effective May 18, 2020, continues reopening efforts while preserving some data-driven restrictions necessary … Read the rest


Karen Stinson

Posted by | May 14, 2020 2:00 pm

Karen Stinson will retire from USD 214 after teaching elementary students for 40 years. To read about her time as a teacher pick a copy of The Ulysses News April 23, 2020 edition.


Ulysses Airport

Posted by | May 14, 2020 11:00 am

U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) has announced that Kansas airports will receive $53 million in grants from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) through the Phase III Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. The Ulysses Airport will receive $30,000 … Read the rest


Commissioners Special Meeting

Posted by | May 14, 2020 7:00 am

Grant County Commissioners held a special meeting on Monday, April 13, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. in the Commissioner’s Room of the courthouse. Those in attendance were Commissioners Kevin Shapland, Janet Stewart and Mark McGaughey , County Clerk Sheila Brown, County … Read the rest


Engagement Announcement

Posted by | May 13, 2020 2:00 pm

Mr. and Mrs. Bruce and Kelly Rae Howard of Ulysses, Kansas are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Jordan Howard, to Hunter Dawson, son of Randy Dawson and Wendy Sanders of Chouteau and Arcadia, Oklahoma. Ms. Howard is … Read the rest



Letter to the Editor

Posted by | May 13, 2020 11:00 am

Supporting Students in Times of Crisis

Dear Editor:
On May 6, 2020, we recognized our school nurses by celebrating National School Nurse Day as a way to foster a better understanding of the role of school nurses in the educational … Read the rest


Rec Board

Posted by | May 13, 2020 7:00 am

The Grant County Recreation Board had their regularly monthly scheduled meeting on Monday, April 13 at 5:30 p.m. at the recreation office. Members in attendance were: Jen Hittle, Josh Eddie, Carlos Jaquez, Sam Hayden and Jason King. The meeting was … Read the rest



Covid-19 Update 5-11-20

Posted by | May 11, 2020 8:36 pm

The Grant County Kansas Health Department has released their latest information on Covid-19 cases in the county.








Blast from the Past

Posted by | May 9, 2020 2:00 pm

WEEK OF APRIL 16, 1970—Mr. and Mrs. Genzo Akagi receive their diploma after completing the square dance course at the 4-H building.


Quote of the Week

Posted by | May 9, 2020 11:00 am

Never say never because limits, like fears, are often just an illusion.- Michael Jordan.




KDHE Update 5/8/2020

Posted by | May 8, 2020 2:55 pm

According to the KDHE, Grant County now has 11 cases; Finney County has 677 cases; Ford County- 1027 cases; Hamilton County- 8 cases; Haskell County- 14 cases; Kearny County 28 cases; Morton County- 3 cases; Seward County- 677 cases; Stanton


Life at the U

Posted by | May 8, 2020 11:00 am

In this time of uncertainty, it is not unusual to want information: there is comfort in knowledge. Of course, in our world today, knowledge is at the tips of our fingers; however, because the internet has made it so easy

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City Council

Posted by | May 8, 2020 7:00 am

The Ulysses City Council met on Wednesday, April 8, 2020. Members that were present at the meeting were Mayor Tim McCauley, Council Members, Ken Warner, Jerry Jo Deckert, John Duran, Sam Guy, Tolan Seger; City Clerk Sarah Britton, City Administrator … Read the rest




April Helping Hands

Posted by | May 7, 2020 11:00 am

Jessie and Gayle Archuleta are the recipients of the April Helping Hands Award. They were nominated for their work on making cloth masks with filters built into them for hospitals. The Archuleta’s have sent masks to New York; Portland, Oregan; … Read the rest


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