MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The NFL commissioner and the boss of the league's locked-out players stood together this week and addressed the league's rookies, a picture of cooperation that raised hopes pro football would soon be back in business.
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) - American twins Bob and Mike Bryan won a record-tying 11th Grand Slam men's doubles title Saturday, defeating Robert Lindstedt of Sweden and Horia Tecau of Romania 6-3, 6-4, 7-6 (2) in the Wimbledon final.
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) - One might reasonably have expected Petra Kvitova, not Maria Sharapova, to be betrayed by nerves in the Wimbledon final.
NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa. (AP) - Before he even teed off, Rickie Fowler knew this was going to be a different day at the AT&T National. The course record already had been matched, with several other low rounds in progress at suddenly soft Aronimink Golf Club.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Nebraska has officially tied the knot with the Big Ten and, unlike its marriage of convenience with the Big 12, both parties enter this one believing they're a perfect match.
Our third son Robert had KU orientation last week. He brought back a notebook "New Student Orientation Guide." The inside page said "Welcome to KU." Glossy with a big Jayhawk on the front, he dropped it on the dining room table where it didn't move. Untouched by human hands. Until last Friday, that is. I grabbed it between innings while watching the Royals play the Cubs. Aided by an adult beverage, cooler climes, and Bernie at my side, I struck pure gold.
Fred William Meyer 1946-2011 YUMA, Ariz. - Fred William Meyer, 87, passed on to his heavenly reward, June 7, 2011, at his home in Yuma, Ariz., surrounded by family. He was born May 28, 1924 on the family farm south of Ellinwood, the oldest child of Fred and Dena (Siefkes) Meyer. He married E. Louise Grow May 8, 1946, and later married Wanda Keys Hejny, January 8, 1977. Fred graduated from Ellinwood High School in ...
Curtis Lee "Curt' Delgado 1967-2011 PAWNEE ROCK - Curtis Lee "Curt" Delgado died June 16, 2011, at his companion's home in Pawnee Rock. He was born January 30, 1967, at the Central Kansas Medical Center in Great Bend. A Great Bend resident nearly all his life, Curtis was not one who punched a time clock. He was born and died a free spirit. He worked where and when he wanted to. He was never married, ...
Louise M. Gruber Woodruff Reed 1926-2011 HOISINGTON - Louise M. Gruber Woodruff Reed, age 84, died Friday, July 1, 2011 at Clermont, Fla. She was born October 14, 1926 in Hoisington, the daughter of William G. and Nellie B. (Westover) Gruber. Louise graduated from Hoisington High School. She married Robert "Bob" Woodruff, her high school sweetheart, after graduation. She later married William "Bill" Reed. He preceded her in death on May 17, 1997. She worked ...
Soroptimist International of Great Bend held its regularly scheduled monthly meeting on Wednesday, May 11. The purpose of this meeting was to present small financial gifts to two local charities that support women while learning more about their current programming and services.
It has long been one of the quickest, easiest and most precise medical tests around. And now it is even quicker, easier and more precise at St. Rose Ambulatory & Surgery Center.
Two Chrysler Group vehicles have earned top spots in the J.D. Power rankings of initial vehicle quality, said Jerry Marmie at Marmie Motors, Great Bend.
Great Bend Fire Department Firefighters made 10 ambulance runs on Thursday. There were no fires. Barton County Sheriff On Thursday a case worker reported that a Barton County female has been physically and sexually abused by her husband for years. Theft of half a pile of rocks at 313 west Barton County Road was reported Thursday. Great Bend Police Theft ...
The Barton Community College Board of Trustees will hold a retreat from 4:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday and from 8:30-11:30 a.m. Thursday in room A-113 of the Administration Building on campus. The purposes of the retreat are to review college policies and service operations, development of the fiscal year 2012 budget development and strategic planning. Although all board meetings are open to the public, no action will be taken.
HOISINGTON - Band member Austin McHenry (sophomore, percussion) was selected to perform in the high school District KMEA Honor Band on Saturday, Dec. 7 at Dodge City High School.
Dorothy "Dot" Burt, 97, died Nov. 15 at Dillon Living Center, Hutchinson. She was born August 19, 1916, in Navarre, the daughter of Harvey Gamon and Emma (Rhodes) Wingerd. Dorothy graduated from Chapman High School 1934 and then Emporia State College in 1939, where she was a member of the Alpha Sigma Alpha.
Matt Hiss of Hiss Sherman Wealth Management announced he will donate half of his commissions to charity during the "Take Care of Your Loved Ones and Community" insurance drive. Hiss said he hopes the drive will become an annual event that supports local charities, while helping individuals take care of their family's financial future.
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USD 428 Board of Education will meet at noon on Thursday at Great Bend High School, 2027 Morton. Items on the agenda include GBHS FBLA planned initiative presentation and order change for roof edge flashing detail at GBMS. GBHS Principal Tim Friess and other staff members will share information regarding the academic programs and the school improvement efforts at GBHS.
Massachusetts Democrat Barry Greenfield is pushing for legislation to allow police to enter your home unannounced, without warrant, and take your guns.
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