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Out with the old, in with the new

Mark Randall, Mark Miller and Steve Corn, Great Bend USD 428 maintenance employees, work during spring break to dismantle and move the aging dishwasher at the central kitchen. The school board approved the purchase of a new dishwasher in December.

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Great Bend USD 428 Food Services Director Karl Sprague announced the demise of one dishwasher and the arrival of a new one.
“The old dishwasher was a heavy-duty, high-usage Hobert model that was top of the line in its day,” Sprague said. “It was the model you would see in college dorms, large-scale feeding sites. It was fast and easy to use and it also wasted water and electricity like nobody’s business.
“The old model that was new in 1975 is out of touch with the present needs,” Sprague said. “We are using more disposable items. The machine was ...


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