Wednesday, Jan. 11
The North Koreans called it a "cruise ship" and tried to establish a business model to attract wealthy tourists from China, but to the New York Times reporter on board, the 40-year-old boat was more like a "tramp steamer" on which "vacationers" paid the equivalent of $470 to "enjoy" five days and nights at sea.
Freedom is a two-edged sword, in that it grants us the opportunity to destroy our own destiny should we make wrong choices. But it doesn't have to be that way, should we choose to learn from others' mistakes.
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - Thomas Robinson had 19 points and 12 rebounds to lead No. 10 Kansas over Texas Tech 81-46 on Wednesday night.
NO. 1 SYRACUSE 79, VILLANOVA 66
"American Idol" Kelly Clarkson is set to perform at America's most popular sporting event: the Super Bowl.
NEW YORK (AP) - Jim Rome, with his 2 million radio listeners, is bringing a well-established attraction to CBS's networks.
Tim Tebow and the Broncos passed one huge test. Now comes an even bigger challenge.
Great Bend Fire Department
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas - Twila Franzmathes, 68, died Dec. 19, 2011 in Corpus Christi, Texas.
Maxine Krallman, 85, died Jan. 10 at River Bend Assisted Living in Great Bend. Born Oct. 5, 1926, in Dover, she was the daughter of Henry Floyd "Harry" and Neta Faye (Nixon) Long. She was a 1945 graduate of Hoyt High School. On April 3, 1948, she married Leroy Darrel Krallman in Kansas City, Mo. He died on May 10, 2005. A resident of Great Bend since 1950, coming from Hoisington and Kansas City, Mo., she worked in the credit department at Montgomery Ward and the credit and audit department at Sears from 1955 to 1987. She loved feeding the ...
BUTTE, Mont. - Holly Sylvester Langer, 92, passed away Saturday Jan. 7, 2012 at his home, Marquis Vintage Suites, in Butte, Mont.
In Charlotte, N.C., a female motorist was arrested for ramming another woman's car after that woman said "Good morning" to the motorist's boyfriend as the women dropped kids off at school.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Quarterbacks would be faring a whole lot better against Justin Houston this season if they avoided him as deftly as the Chiefs' star linebacker dodges reporters.
"You've worked for us for 10 years, Johnson, but I'm not sure how to grade you during this year's performance review."
Let's go deep for a second: What's the point of data?
After reading the book "The Snow Tree", Roosevelt Elementary Preschoolers made their own Christmas Snow trees out of ice cream cones, frosting, and candy.
A poem submitted by a reader, Virgil Koler
LARNED - The Pawnee County Commission met at 9 a.m. Dec. 8 for a regular meeting at the Pawnee County Courthouse. The following are approved minutes submitted by Pawnee County clerk Ruth Searight.
By Pawnee Annie
FORT LARNED - Fort Larned National Historic Site will be closed on Thursday, Dec. 25 and Friday, Dec. 26 for the Christmas Holiday.
LARNED - Larned High School has announced its most recent Student Spotlight selections for December -Colton Massey, Academics; Katelyn Baker, Leadership/Service; Josh East, Fine Arts; Isiah Perez, Athletics
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Dixie Kissam Henderson, a 1961 graduate of Larned High School was recently featured in the Kansas City Star giving credit to her efforts in the local film industry.
HONOLULU (AP) - Rashard Kelly grabbed a rebound and put back a short bank shot with 3.8 seconds left Tuesday night as No. 11 Wichita State overcame a sloppy game to beat host Hawaii in overtime and reach the final of the Diamond Head Classic.
It isn't Christmas that I love as much as I love the month of December.
A new report by the Austin Institute for the Study of Family and Culture unpacks American attitudes about faith, family, marriage and more.