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New council president picked

In addition to the reinstatement of Police Chief Clifton Couch, the Great Bend City Council Tuesday night took action on several matters pertaining to the fall out from the recent controversies sur...

September 05, 2017 | Dale Hogg | Local News

Chief Couch gets job back

A divided Great Bend City Council voted Tuesday night to reinstate suspended Police Chief Clifton Couch. The action met with cheers and a standing ovation from a capacity crowd crammed in the Great...

September 05, 2017 | Dale Hogg | Local News

BCC Foundation’s auction raises $40,000

The proceeds from items sold, underwriters, program ads and ticket sales netted $40,000 at the 39th Annual Big Benefit Auction in late August. These funds benefit students directly through scholars...

September 05, 2017 | Special to the Tribune | Local News

Linda Kay (Zahradnik) Janda 1948 - 2017

MCPHERSON - Linda Kay (Zahradnik) Janda passed away on Friday, Sept. 1, 2017, at her home in McPherson at the age of 69. She was born on Aug. 5, 1948, in Ellsworth to the late Charles and Ethel (St...

September 05, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Obituaries

Featured cartoon

September 05, 2017 | Special to the Tribune | Editorial Cartoons

Highway patrol works injury crashes

Kansas Highway Patrol responded to injury crashes on Sunday in Ellsworth and Ness counties.At 11:15 a.m., an eastbound Harley-Davidson motorcycle driven by Evin E. Pierce, 23, from Ponca City, Okla...

September 05, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Local News

Sheriff reports ‘outbreak of telephone scams’

Barton County Sheriff Brian Bellendir said the area has seen "an outbreak of telephone scams" of late. He urged residents not respond to demands for cash from unknown callers."In the past few weeks...

September 05, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Local News

Barton volleyball still searching for first West win

The Jayhawk West portion of the schedule has not been kind to the Barton volleyball team in the first couple of weeks of the season. The Cougars have an 8-1 record outside the conference with the ...

September 05, 2017 | BY MIKE MARZOLF Special to the Tribune | Community College

Cougars bounce back with win over Tonkawa

Coming off its first loss of the season, the Barton men's soccer team was not going to allow a losing streak to occur. The Cougars bounced back Sunday afternoon at Cougar Field with a 2-1 win over ...

September 05, 2017 | BY MIKE MARZOLF Special to the Tribune | Community College

Seeman named clinic director at PHCH

LARNED - The Pawnee Valley Community Hospital has hired Larned native Justin Seeman to serve as clinic director of the Larned hospital. Seeman, a graduate of Larned High School, was introduced on M...

September 05, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business

As DACA ends, fate of ‘Dreamers’ left to Congress

On Tuesday, the Trump administration announced the end of a program that allowed some 800,000 undocumented immigrants who came to this country as children to delay deportation. The Deferred Action ...

September 05, 2017 | Susan Thacker | Local News

Pawnee County/Larned Police reports

Pawnee County SheriffAug. 26U.S. 56 mile marker 188, driving complaint1200 I Road, bull outAug. 27Lewis blacktop and Zook blacktop, cattle out747 R5 Road, residential burglary alarm Larned Polic...

September 05, 2017 | Tribune Staff | On the Record

Senior Menu

The following well-balanced and nutritious Friendship Meals will be served for lunch at the Great Bend Senior Center, 2005 Kansas Ave. Meals are served with milk; donations for coffee and tea are a...

September 05, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Menus and Activities

Senior Activities

The following meals will be served Sept. 5-8. The secondary schools also have available daily main dish, chef salad, combo lunches and choice of vegetables and fruit. The breakfast menu is offered ...

September 05, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Menus and Activities

USD 428, Holy Family and Helping Hands

The following meals will be served Sept. 5-8. The secondary schools also have available daily main dish, chef salad, combo lunches and choice of vegetables and fruit. The breakfast menu is offered ...

September 05, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Menus and Activities

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