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DOG DAYS OF BARTON COUNTY

Bright and early Saturday morning, 4-Hers and their four-legged friends were spruced up and ready for show at the annual Barton County Fair 4-H Dog Show at Expo 3. Dog and owner teams competed in f...

July 07, 2018 | Veronica Coons | Local News

Dorothy M. Campbell 1917-2018

GREAT BEND - Dorothy M. Campbell, 100, passed away July 7, 2018, at Cherry Village Nursing Home, Great Bend. She was born November 7, 1917, at Emporia, to Clarence and Lizzie (Schallehn) Whitaker. ...

July 07, 2018 | Veronica Coons | Obituaries

Rebecca Sue Booth 1963-2018

LARNED – Rebecca Sue Booth, 54, passed away July 5, 2018, at Hays Medical Center. She was born on July 10, 1963, in Hoisington to Harry and Esther (Howell) Martin. Rebecca was a homemaker and...

July 07, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Obituaries

Sherry Jean Stoskopf 1941 - 2018

BERTHOLD, N.D. - Sherry Jean Stoskopf of Berthold, N.D. passed away on June 28, 2018. Sherry was born on May 17, 1941, in Great Bend, Kan., to Thaine and Jean Ewing.Sherry was a devoted, supportive...

July 07, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Obituaries

Hey, Democrats: It’s the Supreme Court, stupid

My advice to Democrats - which I've offered for free since the dawn of this century - is that they pound this mantra into their thick skulls: "It's the Supreme Court, stupid."But it's probably too ...

July 07, 2018 | Dick Polman | Columnists

Journalists aren’t so different from our readers

If you stay in the news business long enough, you're inevitably going to run into a reader who has a grievance - sometimes legitimate, sometimes not - against their hometown newspaper.Sometimes it'...

July 07, 2018 | John L. Micek | Columnists

Fair time

It's Fair time again in Barton County! The youth from all of our communities have been working hard on their various projects, and will be displaying them for the community to see. Whether you enjo...

July 07, 2018 | Alicia Boor | Agriculture

Post-harvest weed control in wheat stubble

Post-harvest weed control in wheat stubble is very important to conserve soil moisture and prevent weeds from going to seed and adding to the weed seedbank. Thin and even shorter wheat this year an...

July 07, 2018 | Stacy Campbell | Agriculture

KLA partnering on Kansas cattle traceability project

TOPEKA – The Kansas Livestock Association (KLA) is one of the key partners in a new cattle traceability pilot project. Cattle Trace will involve an end-to-end disease traceability system begi...

July 07, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Agriculture

Barton Community College students named to Dean’s List for spring 2018

Barton Community College has named 266 students to the Dean's List for the spring 2018 semester. To qualify for this honor, students must have been enrolled in a minimum of 12 credit hours and main...

July 07, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Education

Barton Community College students named to President’s List for spring 2018

Barton Community College has named 237 students to the President's List for the spring 2018 semester. To qualify for this honor, students must have been enrolled in a minimum of 12 credit hours and...

July 07, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Education

Harwood on Rockhurst University Dean’s List

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Rockhurst University has announced the dean's list for the spring 2018 semester. This honor recognizes students who have achieved a grade-point average of 3.5 or above.Local stud...

July 07, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Education

Oborny 40th

Marion and Madonna Oborny will celebrate their 40th anniversary with a dance from 2-6 p.m. on Aug. 5, at the Russell VFW. No gifts are requested.Madonna Schmeidler and Marion Oborny were united in ...

July 07, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Anniversaries

Richter 70th

Mel and Ellen Richter of Great Bend will celebrate their 70th anniversary with a celebration from 2-4 p.m. on July 14 at the Great Bend Senior Center, 2005 Kansas Avenue in Great Bend. Hosts for th...

July 07, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Anniversaries

Weis 65th

Dean and Joyce Weis will celebrate 65 years of marriage on Saturday, July 14, 2018, with a come and go reception from 2:-3:30 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 723 North Main in Great Bend. The...

July 07, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Anniversaries

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