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My war on shoelaces marches into 2018

Will 2018 be the year when I finally stomp out my footwear malfunctions?Perhaps I can even inspire others. A quick Google search reveals a distressing number of people are vexed and perplexed by sh...

January 01, 2018 | Danny Tyree | Columnists

A triple victory for the American people

With his signing of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, President Trump will achieve three signature legislative victories for the American people: cutting taxes, repealing the Obamacare mandate, and boosti...

January 01, 2018 | Phil Kerpen | Columnists

Merry Christmas again

January 01, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Editorial Cartoons

Council to form city administrator search committee

When the Great Bend City Council meets at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the City Office, 1209 Williams, the agenda includes the formation of a city administrator search committee, Interim City Administra...

January 01, 2018 | Dale Hogg | Local News

Have You Seen This? Old world Italy meets new tech

THE KITCHEN — Advances in technology are amazing, but it’s not always sunshine and roses.The smarter tech gets, the more it feels like the robot uprising will be a thing. And I, for one, welcome ou...

January 01, 2018 | Martha Ostergar KSL.com | Trending Topics

Hoisington EMS granted $25,000 for new equipment

HOISINGTON - Hoisington's EMS Director Scot Fleming learned earlier in December his department had been picked to receive a grant from Firehouse Subs of Wichita. The grant made it possible to purch...

December 31, 2017 | Veronica Coons | Local News

400th Quilt of Valor Awarded

Golden Plains Quilts of Valor Group Leader Amy Schartz Mellor and members awarded eight Quilts of Valor on December 29, 2017, at the American Legion Post 180 in Great Bend. Golden Plains Quilts of ...

December 30, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Local News

Top local stories of 2017

The top story of 2017 for Great Bend began when Police Chief Cliff Couch's dispute with City Administrator Howard Partington became public, followed by the City Council's suspension of the chief, a...

December 30, 2017 | Susan Thacker | Local News

Kudos to our saviors in Alabama

I agree with Roy Moore. There really is a God.But I'm talking about a sane compassionate God - not the bigoted, homophobic, hate-filled God that Moore sought to impose on Alabama and this benighted...

December 30, 2017 | Dick Polman | Columnists

Did the Pentagon act alone in employing UFO hunters?

When I was in sixth grade, my impassioned 4-H speech about the possibility of extraterrestrial visitors didn't even merit an Honorable Mention (my fifth-grade speech about our thumb-sucking CAT had...

December 30, 2017 | Danny Tyree | Columnists

U.S. debt

December 30, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Editorial Cartoons

AG in 2018 - A look ahead

Tomorrow marks the start of a new year, a frigid start to say the least. Last week's column reviewed some of the major stories in Kansas agriculture and agriculture in general. This week's piece br...

December 30, 2017 | Dr. Victor L. Martin | Agriculture

Cut your profit margins

The holidays are in full swing, winter has somewhat set in, although it's not very cold and let's keep it that way. Although the days remain shorter, farmers and ranchers are busy planning the new ...

December 30, 2017 | John Schlageck, Kansas Farm Bureau | Agriculture

Top local scams

In 2015, BBB launched Scam Tracker, an online interactive tool through which consumers can report and find out about scams in their area. Visit bbb.org/scamtracker/us to utilize the site. Scam Trac...

December 30, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business

KDOT bids

The Kansas Department of Transportation announces approved bids for state highway construction and maintenance projects in Kansas. The letting took place Dec. 13 in Topeka. Some of the bids may inc...

December 30, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business

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