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University to lead world’s first NSF-established research center for wheat; first such center for

The National Science Foundation has named Kansas State University as its lead institution for the world's first Industry/University Cooperative Research Center on wheat.

August 25, 2013 | | Agriculture


Fall lawn seeding tips

Believe it or not, but fall is just around the corner from now. If your lawn is looking a little worse for the wear, and you are thinking about re-seeding, here are a few tips from Ward Upham, horticulture specialist at K-State Research and Extension. Happy planting!

August 25, 2013 | | Agriculture


Senior Menu

The following well-balanced and nutritious Friendship Meals will be served for lunch at the Great Bend Senior Center, 2005 Kansas Ave. Meals are served with milk; donations for coffee and tea are accepted.

August 25, 2013 | | Menus and Activities


The Butler from Another Planet

There you go again, Hollywood.

August 25, 2013 | Michael Reagan | Columnists


The Great Divide

One of the classes most agriculture students take at Barton is titled "Agriculture In Society." Part of the class deals with the history of agriculture and how it has influenced the development of civilization. Part deals with how to intelligently respond (not react) to challenges presented, and a major part deals with the issues/opportunities facing them as part of the Ag workforce and the industry as a whole. To start class each semester, students are asked what they identify as these challenges and opportunities. Almost without exception they identify a lack of understanding by the general public of what ...

August 25, 2013 | Dr. Victor L. Martin | Agriculture


Safety in the sun

My dermatologist recently shared with me a list of five ways to die on a golf course. The five ways include hit by a golf ball, run over by a golf cart, whacked by a golf club, struck by lightning and forgot your hat.

August 25, 2013 | John Schlageck, Kansas Farm Bureau | Agriculture


Dixon 50th anniversary

Gerald and Helene Dixon of Great Bend, will celebrate their 50th anniversary with a reception at 5 p.m. on Aug. 31 at Perkins Restaurant. Hosts for the event will be Gerry Dixon and Arlene Williams.

August 25, 2013 | | Anniversaries


Phelan — Hoetmer

John and Carolyn Phelan announce the engagement of their daughter, Bailea Phelan, to Derek Hoetmer, son of Larry and Tina Hoetmer.

August 25, 2013 | | Engagements


Kuhlman 50th anniversary

Don and Loretta Kuhlman will celebrate their 50th anniversary on Aug. 31 with a card shower. In addition, the couple celebrated with a family trip to Branson, Mo. in July.

August 25, 2013 | | Anniversaries


Hulda Bitter 98th

Hulda Bitter will celebrate her 98th birthday on Aug. 30 with a family dinner and card shower.

August 25, 2013 | | Birthdays


Johnson baby girl

Zack and Kari Johnson announce the birth of their daughter, Kayleigh Marie Johnson, on July 25 at North Kansas City Hospital in Kansas City, Mo. She weighed 7 lbs. 9 oz. and was 20 1/4 in. long.

August 25, 2013 | | Births


Hammond - Bodine

Eric and Tammy Hammond of Pawnee Rock, announce the engagement of their daughter, Anna Marie Hammond, to Juan Durell Bodine, son of Robert and Ana Bodine of Atlantic, Iowa.

August 25, 2013 | | Engagements


Hammonds — Simonis

Sonya Hammonds announces the engagement of her daughter, Brooke Mae Hammonds, to Dex Edward Simonis, son of Cheryl Simonis of Council Grove. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Robert and Geri Lee of Ellinwood.

August 25, 2013 | | Engagements


Jump Start Your Day with Breakfast

As I begin my twenty-fifth year in adult education through my job as an Extension Educator I feel blessed to enjoy the variety of each day. While most of my programming is directed toward adults, I also enjoy contact with children of all ages. Nothing pleases me more than sharing nutrition information with a young person and then meeting up with them again and have them say, "Hey, I remember you; you told us to eat more vegetables, whole grains, or drink less soda..." Encouraging people of all ages to make healthy food choices is becoming a huge part of ...

August 25, 2013 | Donna Krug | Local Life


Great Bend City Slickers 4-H Club meeting

The Great Bend City Slickers 4-H Club met on Aug. 8 at the Presbyterian Church. There were 10 members present, two leaders and five parents. A demonstration was given by Aubrey Likes. Stephen Crawford gave a project talk. The club took 3rd place in the 4-H BBQ ticket sales. The next meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Sept. 12 at the Presbyterian Church.

August 25, 2013 | | Club News


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Loss 50th anniversary

Bob and Marilyn Loss of Great Bend celebrated their 50th anniversary on Jan. 22nd.

January 24, 2016 | | Anniversaries


Plenty of reasons to be intrigued by NFC title game

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Hey, don't forget about us.

January 24, 2016 | | AP Sports


Kansas State University awards semester honors to 3,900 students

A record 3,900 Kansas State University students have earned semester honors for their academic performance in the fall 2015 semester.

January 24, 2016 | | Education


Broncos, Pats stay in AFC hunt despite injuries, issues

DENVER (AP) - One team went without the services of its Hall of Fame-bound quarterback for more than a third of the season, and when he ...

January 23, 2016 | | AP Sports


No. 3 Kansas overcomes slow start to beat Texas, 76-67

LAWRENCE (AP) - The way Kansas had labored over the past two weeks, coach Bill Self headed into Saturday's game against Texas firmly believing it ...

January 23, 2016 | | AP Sports


Shockers rout Bradley for ninth straight win

WICHITA (AP) - Fred VanVleet had 13 points and added four assists and four steals to help lead Wichita State to its ninth straight win, a ...

January 23, 2016 | | AP Sports


K-State tops Oklahoma State with hot shooting

MANHATTAN, Kansas (AP) - Kamau Stokes and Justin Edwards scored 13 points apiece, and Kansas State hit nine 3-pointers to help snap a two-game losing streak ...

January 23, 2016 | | AP Sports


Running backwards

Aaron Yoder, who is the Bethany College track coach has set a world-record for the fastest mile, RUNNING BACKWARDS! He set the record of 5 ...

January 23, 2016 | | Local Sports


Commission to hold Monday morning meeting

The Barton County Commission will meet at 9 a.m. Monday at the Barton County Courthouse, 1400 Main in Great Bend. The agenda includes information ...

January 23, 2016 | | Local News


Panthers lose 51-31 to Collegiate

WICHITA COLLEGIATE 51, GREAT BEND 31

January 23, 2016 | | Prep Sports


Kansas 150 1901-1925

February 04, 2011 | | Local News


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