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Search for new police chief in progress

Interim Great Bend City Administrator George Kolb told the City Council Monday night that he and the Police Chief Selection Committee has been meeting regularly and, among other things has prepared...

November 06, 2017 | Dale Hogg | Local News

Tigers earn all-state honors

DODGE CITY - State champion Pawnee Heights swept the top awards as Jeff Chambers was named 6-man Coach of the Year and tailback Kade Scott was named 6-man Player of the Year.The Tigers (9-0) captur...

November 06, 2017 | Jim Misunas | Prep Sports

Sander, Brickey win titles at Oklahoma City Open

OKLAHOMA CITY – A pair of champions is a pretty good way to start off the 2017-18 wrestling campaign for the Barton Cougars.Barton traveled south to the Oklahoma City Open and came home with ...

November 06, 2017 | BY MIKE MARZOLF Special to the Tribune | Community College

Royals extend qualifying offers to Hosmer, Moustakas, Cain

(TNS) - The Kansas City Royals confirmed Monday that the club will give qualifying offers to free agents Eric Hosmer, Mike Moustakas and Lorenzo Cain, ensuring some level of compensation should tho...

November 06, 2017 | By Rustin Dodd The Kansas City Star | AP Sports

Hill’s crazy touchdown spices up drab day for Chiefs

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Alex Smith and the Kansas City Chiefs spend time in practice on the improbable play that got them back in a game against the Dallas Cowboys before eventually losing.Now that...

November 06, 2017 | Special to the Tribune | AP Sports

Broadway Avenue waterline replacement project to begin

The City of Great Bend Administration and Engineering departments would like the public to be aware of the next phase for the waterline project. This project will begin this week and consists of t...

November 06, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Local News

For two years, all seemed good

Editor's note: This is the second of two stories detailing an exclusive Great Bend Tribune interview with Great Bend Mayor Mike Allison and retired City Administrator Howard Partington. This was t...

November 06, 2017 | Dale Hogg | Local News

Conard represents Rush County on Sunflower’s Board of Directors

Cheryl Conard had learned about Sunflower Diversified Services over the years and liked what she heard. And now the rural Timken woman is in a position to directly help the people ser...

November 06, 2017 | Special to the Tribune | Business

Sheriff’s first appearance set for Dec. 8

Sheriff Brian Bellendir's court appearance on a misdemeanor charge of mistreating a confined person has been set for 1 p.m. on Dec. 8 in Barton County District Court.The complaint filed on Nov. 1...

November 06, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Local News

Lawrence Emil Demel 1931-2017

HOISINGTON - Lawrence Emil Demel, 85, died Nov. 5, 2017, at the Woodhaven Care Center, Ellinwood. He was born Nov. 24, 1931 at rural Redwing, to Alois and Christina (Schneweis) Demel. Lawrence marr...

November 06, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Obituaries

Remember our veterans

At 11 p.m. Nov. 11, 1918, the guns fell silent across Europe as World War I came to an unofficial end with the signing of the armistice between the Allies and Germany. The Treaty of Versailles was ...

November 06, 2017 | Dale Hogg | Viewpoint

County announces Veterans Day closings

Barton County Office Buildings will be closed on Friday in observance of Veterans Day, which falls on Saturday. The Health Department and the Records Division of the Sheriff's Office will also be ...

November 06, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Local News

Adoption touches many lives

Recognizing the importance of adoption, the Barton County Commission Monday morning approved a proclamation declaring November as National Adoption Month, Sunday as Adoption Sunday, and Saturday, ...

November 06, 2017 | Dale Hogg | Local News

James L. Philbern 1928 - 2017

James L. Philbern, 89, died Nov. 5, 2017, at home in Great Bend. He was born April 13, 1928 at Littleton, Colo., the son of Lou Frank and Pauline (Smith) Philbern. A lifetime resident of Great Bend...

November 06, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Obituaries

Janet L. Deets 1955 - 2017

DODGE CITY - Janet L. Deets, 62, passed away Nov. 3, 2017, at her residence in Dodge City. She was born Jan. 25, 1955, in Larned, the daughter of Merwyn C. and Nadine Nauert Deets. A lifetime area ...

November 06, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Obituaries

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