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September 27, 2015 | | Pawnee Co. News

Volunteers in Action/RSVP news

Medicare beneficiaries should be aware that open enrollment for Medicare Part D is coming up. Beginning Oct. 15 through Dec. 7, you have the opportunity to examine options available with the private insurance companies that offer prescription drug coverage through Medicare Part D for 2016. If you have a computer, there is a great tool on the Medicare website to help. All you do is click on "Drug Coverage (Part D)" then click on "Find health & drug plans" and follow the instructions. You need to have all your prescriptions to enter as your drugs do make a difference. You will ...

September 27, 2015 | | Local Life

Sorghum tour

On Oct, 8, there will be a Sorghum plot tour in Russell and Ellsworth counties. Barton County and the Midway District of K-State Research and Extension planted the plot and are hosting the tours. There are 20 different varieties of Sorghum that was donated by seed dealers representing eight companies. Specialists from KSRE will be on hand to discuss issues that have arisen in sorghum in their fields of expertise. Curtis Thompson, KSRE weed specialist will be highlighting weed control options in Sorghum. Lucas Haag, North East Agronomist will be talking about production practices. J.P. Michaud, Entomology will be ...

September 27, 2015 | | Agriculture

Former HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius launches 2015-2016 Sebelius Lecture Series

The lecture series named for one of Fort Hays State University's most notable alumni, former U.S. Rep. Keith Sebelius, will feature an October appearance by his daughter-in-law, Kathleen Sebelius, former U.S. secretary of health and human services to President Barack Obama.

September 27, 2015 | | Local News

Air Fest visitors

September 27, 2015 | | Education

New dentist

Dr. David Hart and his staff announce that Dr. Nathan Jergensen, DMD has joined his dental practice at 1821 Kansas Ave. in Great Bend. Dr. Hart took the practice over from Dr. Rob Wilson in 2006. After 9 years of service to the residents of Great Bend, the practice became so large that Dr. Hart could no longer handle it alone. With Dr. Jergensen joining the practice they are now able to offer quicker scheduling for appointments, additional procedures, and are able to accept new patients again, including those with insurance and KanCare.

September 27, 2015 | | Business

Journey’s end?

Communication and the written word isn't what it used to be. Neither is the King's English, grammar, punctuation or just about any integral part of listening, speaking and writing.

September 27, 2015 | John Schlageck, Kansas Farm Bureau | Agriculture

Esfeld earns Gold Dealership from Acorn

Acorn Stairlifts has awarded Mike Esfeld, local Acorn Stairlift dealer, their Gold Dealer Award.

September 27, 2015 | | Business

4-H to host fundraiser for Honor Flights

When members recite the 4-H pledge, they vow to use their hands for larger service to better their club, their community, their country and their world.

September 27, 2015 | | Local Life

Ibarra joins Plains State Bank

Plains State Bank announces the hiring of Roxanne Ibarra at their Great Bend Loan Production Office located at 2700 10th Street in Great Bend. Roxanne will hold the title of Deposit Operations and will use her banking experience to enhance the deposit operations area of the bank. Roxanne will primarily focus on bank operations, Data Processing, product development and customer service.

September 27, 2015 | | Business

Hutchinson Regional Healthcare System observes National Farm Safety and Health Week

The service area for Hutchinson Regional Healthcare System is largely rural in population and ranks as one of the nations' top centers for agriculture production.

September 27, 2015 | Ken Johnson, Interim President and CEO | Agriculture

Why Wheat Works in Kansas

Wheat planting season is here and some fields are already starting to emerge in spite of the rather hot, dry conditions. Wheat and for those grazing it – rye. Why did hard red winter wheat (HRWW) become the king of Kansas crops for so many years?

September 27, 2015 | Dr. Victor L. Martin | Agriculture

Patrol announces plans for Post-It Inspiration from State Fair Patrol car

Every year, the Kansas Highway Patrol hosts an informational booth at the Kansas State Fair. This year's fair came after a few particularly difficult weeks for law enforcement, with several officers killed in the line of duty throughout the U.S. During the fair, an unplanned event became a unique attraction and took center stage at the Patrol's booth. On the first day of the fair, one kind act was all it took to get the momentum building for what became a touching and humbling time for KHP personnel, as well as those in other law enforcement agencies ...

September 27, 2015 | | Local News

The Cause of High College Tuition

Ah, the autumn is upon us. College campuses are buzzing with activity - as college kids and their parents rack up massive debt to cover the cost of high tuition.

September 27, 2015 | Tom Purcell | Columnists

Obama’s Progressive Overreach on ‘Cool Clock’

What's a teacher to do if he sees a wired briefcase that looks like a homemade bomb in the classroom?

September 27, 2015 | Susan Stamper Brown | Columnists

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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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