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Donald P. “Don” Wood 1927 - 2011

BISON – Donald P. "Don" Wood, 83, died March 1 at the Edwards County Hospital in Kinsley. Born Oct. 3, 1927 in Denver, Colo., he was the son of Martin and Melinda (Sanders) Wood. A 34 year resident of Bison, moving from Larned, he worked in the dry cleaning business for more than 20 years and was employed by Essex in Hoisington for 13 years before his retirement. On July 16, 1977 he married Erma (Ficken) Shank at the United Methodist Church in Bison.

March 02, 2011 | | Obituaries


Sterling House residents collecting socks for children

Throughout the month of March, residents of Sterling House Great Bend will be collecting socks for impoverished children of Brazil.

March 02, 2011 | | Local News


Grammy and Emmy winners Mize & Bramhall coming to Back Room

Grammy and Emmy award-winning musicians Bill Mize and Beth Bramhall will be featured in The Back Room of the Barton County Arts Center at 7 p.m. Sunday.

March 02, 2011 | | Local News


Presbyterian Women’s Rummage Sale to be held Saturday

Presbyterian Women of Great Bend will hold their annual Rummage Sale on Saturday from 8 a.m. until noon, in the church Fellowship Hall at 24th and Washington.

March 02, 2011 | | Area Briefs


Annual pancake feed next Thursday, March 10

The Great Bend Noon Kiwanis Club will sponsor its 53rd-annual Pancake Day from 4-7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 10, at the Expo One Building west of Great Bend on 10th Street. Pancakes, sausage and a beverage are $3. Tickets are available in advance from any Kiwanis club member or at the door.

March 02, 2011 | | Area Briefs


March 3, 2011

Great Bend Police

March 02, 2011 | | On the Record


BCC Theatre presents "Too Many Sopranos"

The BCC Theatre will present "Too Many Sopranos," a one-act student-directed opera, at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, on the stage of the Barton Community College Fine Arts Auditorium.

March 02, 2011 | | Local News


CKMC job fair well attended

Central Kansas Medical Center employees who are facing upcoming layoffs attended a job fair on Tuesday.

March 02, 2011 | | News


Test not only screens, it prevents cancer

There is one difference - a big difference - between a colonoscopy and most other types of cancer screenings.

March 02, 2011 | | Mind & Body


Campaign encourages screening during Colon Cancer Awareness Month

TOPEKA – More than 10 percent of all newly diagnosed cancer cases in Kansas are colon cancer. StopColonCancerNow.com/Kansas and the Kansas Association of Gastroenterologists has launched a statewide public awareness campaign for colon cancer prevention and screening and is working to improve that statistic by urging anyone 50 and older to get screened during National Cancer Awareness Month in March.

March 02, 2011 | | Mind & Body


Great tapeworm sound

Fredrik Hjelmqvist, 45, owner of an audio shop in Stockholm, demonstrated his system of broadcasting music from his stomach.

March 02, 2011 | | News of the Weird


Can you say 'indoctrination?' -- Elijah Friedeman

Recently I crossed the threshold from fact-based reality into a bastion of Obama-loving denial. In other words, I went to one of the local public elementary schools.

March 02, 2011 | | Columnists


JUNIOR VARSITY

HAYS - The Hays High School girls junior varsity basketball team pulled away in the each quarter to lead, but never by more than three points against Great Bend on Friday night.

March 01, 2011 | | Prep Sports


Struggling Aggies turn season around

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) - Texas A&M had dropped three in a row, including two straight at home, and the Aggies saw their once-promising season slipping away.

March 01, 2011 | | AP Sports


NY Giants owner Mara joins league labor discussions

WASHINGTON (AP) - The New York Giants' John Mara joined the NFL group negotiating with the players' union Tuesday, the first team owner to participate since a federal mediator began overseeing the talks.

March 01, 2011 | | AP Sports


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​Support fund will be topic at Touched by Cancer meeting

Touched by Cancer support group will have a sharing meeting at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 3, at the Heartland Cancer Center, 204 Cleveland Ave.

January 30, 2015 | | Local News


​Hoisington K of C selling tickets for Feb. 14 prime rib dinner

HOISINGTON - The Hoisington Knights of Columbus is offering a prime rib dinner for Valentine's Day.

January 30, 2015 | | Local News


VFW to hold pot luck before meeting

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3111, 504 Washington St., Great Bend, will hold a pot luck supper at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 2, followed by a meeting at 7, for all VFW members, as well as VFW Ladies Auxiliary and Men's Auxiliary. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss upcoming events and awareness for the post.

January 30, 2015 | | Local News


OTR for Feb. 1, 2015

Great Bend Police

January 30, 2015 | | On the Record


Hoisington wrestlers win Kuhn Classic

HAYS - Three-time state champion Brandon Ball of Hoisington High led the Cardinals to first place in the Bob Kuhn Prairie Classic with a first-place finish. Brandon Ball (25-0) placed first at 138 pounds with a 13-0 victory over Dalton Henbsley of Ellis High School.

January 30, 2015 | | Prep Sports


HOMEWORDS: A Project of the Poet Laureate of Kansas

This weekly poetry column explores the topic of "home" in four expanding contexts: from the mobile home of the body, to the house it inhabits, to the land that anchors the house, to the sky in which it swirls.

January 30, 2015 | Wyatt Townley | Entertainment


Cougars lose in final second at Cloud

Arley Bryant Gymnasium has been the site of some thrilling games between Barton Community College and Cloud County over the years. Several of those high-scoring affairs.

January 30, 2015 | | Community College


Leslie Caron Dazzled Hollywood

Only a handful of actresses danced in feature films with both Gene Kelly and Fred Astaire. One was Leslie Caron.

January 30, 2015 | Nick Thomas | Entertainment


Kansas premiere of new Pride and Prejudice play at Sterling High School

Romance! True Love! And all of the twists and turns of Jane Austen's most popular love story "Pride and Prejudice" will fill the Sterling High School Theatre stage this week. The school's theatre program will present the Kansas premiere of a new adaptation entitled "Pride@Prejudice" at 7:30 p.m. this Friday and Saturday, Jan. 30 and 31, in the school's theatre.

January 30, 2015 | | Entertainment


Student printmaking show opens Thursday at Sterling College

The 2015 Student Printmaking Show will take place from 5-7 p.m. on Thursday, in the Sterling College Art and Media Center gallery. Students in the interterm class AR140 Introduction to Printmaking will display their work and will also have prints and cards created through a variety of printmaking techniques for sale during the show opening. All money goes to the student who made the work, therefore cash is preferred. Checks will be accepted by some students. Work that is not sold at the show opening will be on display until Feb. 20. The gallery is open to the public ...

January 30, 2015 | | Entertainment


Graduate student’s original play, ‘Dunia, an Ex-Muslin Woman’s Story,’ Jan. 29-31 at Purple Masque T

"Dunia, an Ex-Muslim Woman's Story" is being presented at 7:30 p.m. through Saturday in Kansas State University's Purple Masque Theatre in East Stadium. Admission is free and a talk back will be conducted after each performance.

January 30, 2015 | | Entertainment


On Race, the Left Should Look in the Mirror

Let's be frank; not many people feel comfortable discussing the subject of race.

January 30, 2015 | Joseph Cotto | Columnists


Technology Vs Privacy: Is Your Home No Longer Your Castle?

When I was a lad, I would sprawl on the floor, reading "Dick Tracy" in the Sunday comics and marveling at high-tech police tools such as magnetic air cars and two-way wrist TVs.

January 30, 2015 | Danny Tyree | Columnists


Deflate-Gate Hype

January 30, 2015 | | Editorial Cartoons


Morgan Francis signs with Baker University to play tennis

Baker University head tennis coach Joe Ahmadian has announced the signing of Morgan Francis to play tennis for the Baker Wildcats in Baldwin City. Morgan is a senior at Great Bend High School and the daughter of John and Nancy Francis.

January 30, 2015 | | Local Sports


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