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Keep children and pets safe by teaching any dog may bite

TOPEKA - Each year, 4.5 million people in this country are bitten by dogs and 885,000 of those require medical attention, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Among children, the rate of dog bite–related injuries is highest for those ages 5 to 9 years, and children are more likely than adults to receive medical attention for dog bites than adults. Children, because of their inexperience and size, are particularly prone to serious injury from animal attacks. Dogs are also more prone to biting children more so than adults because they sense that they are being ...

May 08, 2013 | | Local News

Food Bank donation

On a recent afternoon visit to the Barton County Food Bank the volunteers were scurrying about trying to assist local residents who were overflowing the waiting room, many with children in tow, hoping for emergency food assistance. It clearly demonstrated the urgency of ongoing needs still existing for local families in Barton County as well as the critical commitment needed from the community for ongoing financial support for this worthwhile endeavor.

May 08, 2013 | | Business

Full entry takes 8th at State

On Saturday May 4th the Great Bend Forensics squad traveled to Emporia High School for the 5A State Championship Speech Tournament. They competed in 16 events, which gave them a full entry. Placing 8th out of 25 schools, the team had five events break into semifinals.

May 08, 2013 | | Local News

Are we intervening in Syria yet?

May 08, 2013 | | Editorial Cartoons

Will Obama Beat the 6-Year Itch?

If the 2010 elections weren't bad enough for Democrats, here comes the "six-year itch." With the exception of Bill Clinton's second term, the party that controls the White House loses seats in congress six years into a presidency. But there's a gathering sense among Democratic consultants who work on congressional campaigns that their party could buck the trend in 2014 for a number of reasons, not least because Barack Obama is finally fired up and ready to elect Democrats.

May 08, 2013 | Jason Stanford | Columnists

No-Fault Internet Addiction

Online chat host: Good morning, cyber pals. As you know, the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5), the psychiatric "bible," is to be released this month. It will include "Internet-Use Disorder" - also referred to as Internet addiction - as a condition recommended for further psychiatric study. Our guest today is Dr. Adam Von Cybercruncher, America's leading authority on Internet addiction.

May 08, 2013 | Tom Purcell | Columnists

Soldier thank you

Dear Editor,

May 08, 2013 | | Letters to the Editor

Power lines, homes damaged by storm

Power company and electrical contracting company crews were busy Wednesday morning cleaning up about a half-mile stretch of power poles north of Great Bend snapped and broken by violent winds that swept through the area Tuesday night.

May 08, 2013 | BY DALE HOGG and JIM MISUNAS | News

Power Outage Causes Delays

The Great Bend Tribune may be delayed reaching subscribers' homes this morning due to electricity issues. This morning's power outage began during the printing of today's edition. If you have not received your Tribune by 9 am this morning, please follow up with our office at 620-792-1211.

May 08, 2013 | | News

Orioles edge Royals

BALTIMORE - The Baltimore Orioles usually like to slug their way to victory.

May 07, 2013 | The Associated Press | AP Sports

Knicks rip Pacers to tie series at 1-1

NEW YORK - Carmelo Anthony hung from the rim, the helpless defender who tried to stop his dunk lying on the court below after falling down.

May 07, 2013 | The Associated Press | AP Sports

Lady Panthers struggle against McPherson

Great Bend High School freshman forward Alondra Garcia kept her team from getting shut down completely on Tuesday afternoon against McPherson at Cavanaugh Soccer Fields.

May 07, 2013 | | Prep Sports

Completely Kids combines storefronts with The Gallery

Completely Kids announced the store will be combining efforts with The Gallery in downtown Great Bend, starting June 1. The new shop-within-a-shop will still carry all their customer favorites. "We want to thank our customers for 10 years of support," owner Dana Long said. "We hope that they'll enjoy the new combined shopping experience inside The Gallery."

May 07, 2013 | | Business

Jazzercise encouraging kids to get up and dance

Fitness should not be a chore. In fact, it can and should be fun, says Charise Oelger, Great Bend Jazzercise instructor. Kids can learn this valuable life lesson and channel their inner Bieber during the Junior Jazzercise "Kids Get Fit" program at the Jazzercise Great Bend Fitness Center, Saturday, May 11 from 9:30-10 a.m.

May 07, 2013 | | Business

Student clean-up

From left: Chandra Gray, Holly Foster and Kole Stiner team up at St. Rose Ambulatory & Surgery Center for the community-wide clean-up day May 1. The Great Bend High School Student Council helped organize the event as a community-service project.

May 07, 2013 | | Local News

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In California, a Right to Die

Imagine looking in a mirror and seeing the target of the euthanasia movement.

October 13, 2015 | Rick Jensen | Columnists

Politics Without Passion

Many Democrats are tied in knots over the presidential campaign, afraid not just of saying the wrong thing but even thinking it.

October 13, 2015 | Peter Funt | Columnists

RE: Tribune article

Dear Editor,

October 13, 2015 | | Letters to the Editor

Send powerful message to taxpayers

Dear Editor,

October 13, 2015 | | Letters to the Editor

Thank you from GBHR

Dear Editor,

October 13, 2015 | | Letters to the Editor

Laari paces Cougars to third place finish at Fort Hays

VICTORIA – It was the final scheduled meet before the Region VI Championships.

October 13, 2015 | | Community College

Mato wins Fort Hays Invitational

VICTORIA – It was an easy day at the course for Barton sophomore standout Lydia Mato. The defending NJCAA Champion rolled to a decisive win at ...

October 13, 2015 | | Community College

Gifts and grants approved by USD 428 board

Here is a summary of other business from Monday's Great Bend School Board meeting:

October 12, 2015 | | Local News

Power of the sea can be dangerous

Some years ago, on a trip to Alaska with friends, we boarded an excursion boat that would take us out of the fjord and into ...

October 12, 2015 | By Pawnee Annie | Pawnee Co. News

Larned defense sparks 49-6 win over Haven

LARNED - The Larned Indians defense forced three turnovers in a 49-6 Central Kansas League victory over Haven Friday. The stingy Larned defense held Haven to ...

October 12, 2015 | By Buddy Tabler Special to the Tribune | Prep Sports

​Barbara L. Watson 1931 - 2015

ST. JOHN - Barbara L. Watson was born on Feb, 6, 1931, in Seymour, Mo., to Rudy and Rachel Schroeder and gained her heavenly wings on ...

October 12, 2015 | | Obituaries

Shirley A. Heaton 1936 - 2015

ELLINWOOD - Shirley A. Heaton, 79, passed away at Woodhaven Care Center in Ellinwood on Oct. 12, 2015. Born Sept. 25, 1936, in Ronan, Mont., she ...

October 12, 2015 | | Obituaries

OTR for October 12, 2015

Great Bend Fire/EMS

October 12, 2015 | | On the Record


October 12, 2015 | | Local Sports

Menzies — Maxwell

Karen Menzies of Great Bend announces the engagement of her daughter Misti Menzies, to Aaron Maxwell, son of Mr. and Mrs. Mark Maxwell of Valley ...

October 11, 2015 | | Engagements

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