"Let's Move!"a national organization with the initiative to decrease childhood obesity is planning a day this month to raise national awareness and to get America active, at least for one day. "Let's Move Day" is being held across America on Sept. 25. Dr. Bell Razafindrabe, of The Spine Clinic, and the Great Bend Seventh-day Adventist Church, are encouraging the community to get involved in the day with free activities for all ages.
U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-KS) announced today that he is accepting applications for nominations to the United States Service Academies. The academies include the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, N.Y.; the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md.; the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo.; and the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point, N.Y. Those selected will enter the academies in June 2012.
SPECIAL TO THE TRIBUNE A couple of generations back, it was taught in the high school. Then, it was moved to the middle school. Now, it's moved once again to the sixth grade. And although it is now called keyboarding instead of typing, the skill is more important than ever. "Many schools are teaching keyboarding in the elementary setting, some beginning at the third-grade level," said Randy Wetzel, USD 428 director of Career and Technical ...
Dear Editor, As life long Kansas residents, we feel the need to write concerning the approval process of the Keystone pipeline project. As we are sure you are aware this project is awaiting a presidential permit for the pipeline to cross the U.S./Canada border. Mike is a 43-year pipeline construction worker and Kansas taxpayer. We are tired of sending our wealth to countries that use the money to attack our way of life. With the ...
Dear Editor, Surrendered Family Ministries will host the seventh annual Exalt The Name of Jesus area wide event on October 15 at 7 p.m. This will be a night of worship, music, and celebration as we exalt Christ together at the Crest Theater in Great Bend. All area individuals between the ages of 13-113 are invited to participate in the Exalt The Name of Jesus choir by attending as many practices as you can make ...
In May, in Rensselaer, N.Y., and in June, in Bluefield, W.Va., two men, noticing that police were investigating nearby, became alarmed and fled out of fear of being arrested - since both were certain that there were active warrants out on them.
At the 2001 Orange Bowl, Oklahoma ended one of the greatest runs in college football history when the Sooners beat Florida State to win the national championship.
The NJCAA No. 2-ranked Barton Community College men's soccer team beat Neosho County in dominating fashion on Wednesday, 6-0.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Kansas City Chiefs gathered at their practice facility less than 24 hours after one of the most humiliating defeats in franchise history and watched every second of the 41-7 loss to the Buffalo Bills play out on a video screen.
LAWRENCE (AP) - Kansas head coach Turner Gill went through his entire first season at Kansas without winning two consecutive games. After all, the Jayhawks only won three times all year.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Luke Hochevar had the flu. Still, the Kansas City Royals right-hander was healthy enough to curb a sickly Minnesota Twins offense.
Heartland Center Touched by Cancer group will meet at 5:45 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20, at the Heartland Cancer Center, 204 Cleveland St., Great Bend. Guest speaker Betty Keenan's topic will be "Always changing Medicare." She will discuss new deadlines and other information. Cancer support meetings and activities are open to all individuals currently fighting the disease, cancer survivors, or families and friends of those involved in all phases of the cancer ...
HAYS - Thousands of model trains will be available to look at and buy at the fourth annual Western Kansas Train Show , Sept. 24-25 at the Ellis County Fairgrounds, 1344 Fairgrounds Road, in Hays.
COURTESY PHOTO Larned Middle School students were recognized as winners of the United Way of Central Kansas poster contest. The students presented their posters at halftime of the Larned-La Crosse football game Sept. 2. The posters were presented to businesses and community leaders who have supported the UWCK and the 19 agencies it supports. Pictured are, from left: Felicity Cedillo and Pamida's Tammy Warrick; Alyssa Clark and Jane Fox, UMCK board member; David Hutchins and ...
LARNED - The city of Larned city council met August 1 in a regular session. The following are approved minutes.
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The Great Bend Sports Complex will host the 2014 baseball and softball championships of the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference.
The Kansas Lottery is restructuring its field staff in order to provide better service to lottery players and retailers, and increase sales and transfers to the state. As part of the restructuring, the Lottery will close its Great Bend office. The last day the office is open to the public will be December 13, 2013.
ELLINWOOD - Owned by Ann Christiansen, Annie Mae's, 518 E. Santa Fe has opened in Ellinwood. The former John Henry's now also serves breakfast and has takeout and delivery in Ellinwood.
Looking for that unique holiday gift? How about a one of a kind piece of jewelry? The Kansas Wetlands Education Center is offering a make and take beaded jewelry class from 1-3 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 8. They'll make two different bracelets using seed beads. Once you learn how simple it is to create your own jewelry, you'll be hooked. There is a $5 materials fee for the class. All materials will be provided. Call ...
Preparation for the Russell Area Artists Exhibit at the Deines Cultural Center has begun. The exhibit will run from Jan. 10 through Feb. 7th. The show is open to any adult artist within a 60-mile radius of Russell.
"I'm not upset that you lied to me, I'm upset that from now on I can't believe you," declared Nietzsche.
In 2006 I came up against a holiday deadline crunch, so I turned my column over to Turpy, the beloved eight-year-old Golden Retriever/Chow mix who had turned up at our doorstep as a puppy.