Friends and Family Campaign
Dodge City/Ford County Development Corporation kicks off 2011 Friends and Family Campaign. Get the Heck into Dodge!
CNN Comes to Dodge City
CNN Producers and Anchors visit Dodge City as they work on a project called "Building Up America"
Boot Hill Casino Celebrates One Year of Operations
New jobs and new opportunities are coming to Kansas with the opening of a new first-class tourist attraction, the Dodge City Boot Hill Casino & Resort.
Whether it's enjoying our Western heritage or listening to a symphony orchestra—there's something for everyone in the Dodge City area.
New schools boost education
Dodge City is home to several new and renovated schools, demonstrating the community’s commitment to education as one of its most important assets.
Big agricultural opportunities in Dodge City
Centered in the breadbasket of the High Plains, the Dodge City area is home to dozens of agricultural and support industries.
Dodge City building large indoor arena
Dodge City and Ford County have specific strategic plans underway to become the “Entertainment Capital” of southwest Kansas.
Ford County is center of wind energy production
The Dodge City area leads the way in wind farm development. Already home to a 67-turbine farm near Spearville, development of new projects is underway.
State-of-the-art medical services
Dodge City Medical Center is the premier physician-owned medical clinic facility in Southwest Kansas, dedicated to medical excellence with a caring and professional atmosphere.
Dodge City Business News
Are you looking for a job or a house? Do you know someone that is? Refer them to us! We would be glad to help them locate to our area. As our community continues to progress, we encourage our friends and our family to take a look at our community! Let them know how great Ford County is! With jobs on the rise, the Development Corporation would like to spread the word about the success of our community.... [Read more]
With two wind farms located near Dodge City and more being planned, there will be a great need to upgrade and add electrical transmission lines to export the power. There will be a high demand to fill these high-skilled and high-wage positions. Dodge City Community College and Area Technical Center has partnered with ITC Great Plains, Sunflower Electric and Victory Electric to offer the Electrical... [Read more]
As much of the nation continues to struggle with the economic recession that has plagued many of our communities, Dodge City, as well as Ford County has not. According to the Associate Press Economic Stress Index, Ford County is ranked number one in the nation for being least stressed. The attention caught national media news group CNN who reported on the success of the community. News Anchor Tom Foreman... [Read more]
(DODGE CITY, KS) January 12, 2011 – One year after the opening of a first-class tourist attraction in Dodge City, Kansas, Boot Hill Casino & Resort is celebrating by offering its guests a Prime Rib dinner for $8.99 every Sunday through Wednesday, and a Seafood Buffet featuring Crab Legs, for $18.99 every Thursday, for the months of January and February. The Prime Rib dinner, featuring a... [Read more]
Spend a little time with us. Whether it’s enjoying our Western heritage on historic Front Street or listening to a symphony orchestra—there’s something for everyone in the Dodge City area. The 7,000-seat indoor United Wireless Arena, recently opened, is offering headliner national concerts and entertainment, indoor sports and other major events. The facility also includes the Magouirk... [Read more]
Dodge City is home to several new and renovated schools, demonstrating the community’s commitment to education as one of its most important assets. Dodge City recently completed Ross Elementary School to help relieve overcrowding and improve the elementary experience. The new school has 25 rooms, including four classrooms for each grade level and currently houses nearly 400 students in kindergarten... [Read more]