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Poets to rendezvous in Ellinwood

ELLINWOOD - The historic Wolf Hotel in Ellinwood, Kansas, of all places, will welcome the 28th Annual Poetry Rendezvous, Sept. 11-13. Located in a small town with a big heart, the dining room of the Wolf Hotel will hear poets from as far as California and Florida read their works.

September 06, 2015 | Special to the Tribune | Local News

Return from cow heaven

After spending four months in the Sand Hills of Nebraska, 60 head of Doug Zillinger's momma cows returned home in mid-August to the short-land grass of Phillips County.

September 06, 2015 | John Schlageck, Kansas Farm Bureau | Agriculture

Climatologist says current El Niño could mean more favorable weather for Midwest crops

Much-needed precipitation through the U.S. heartland this year has replenished soil moisture, refilled ponds and promises to boost crop yields, thanks to the weather phenomenon known as El Niño, according to Iowa State University agricultural climatologist Elwynn Taylor. And the benefits for the Midwest may continue into 2016.

September 06, 2015 | | Agriculture

Cattle herd expansion well underway, but beef supplies remain tight

U.S. cattle producers are responding to recent record-high prices by expanding their herds, but Americans' appetite for beef will play a crucial role in how the larger supply will play out for the producer's bottom line, according to a Kansas State University agricultural economist.

September 06, 2015 | | Agriculture

Danceography - Couples Classes Begin

Danceography's Matt and Jaimie Fehr will begin their couples classes on Oct. 4th. It is a 5 week session that meets from 6 to 7:45 p.m. every Sunday. Learn how to 2-step, line dance, waltz, swing, 20-step, 10-step, and a lot of fun tricks. Couples and singles are all welcome. Check out the coupon on the Explore Great Bend - September coupon page for a discount. To reserve your spot call at 620-617-1933 or email

September 06, 2015 | | Business

Landmark to sponsor free shred day

Landmark National Bank will hold a free shred day in Great Bend. The event will be from 9 a.m. to noon on Monday, Sept. 14, at the bank, 1623 Main Street.

September 06, 2015 | | Business

Kansas organizations seek AmeriCorps members

In an effort to meet community need, the Kansas Volunteer Commission (KVC) encourages Kansans 18 years of age or older to dedicate one year of service to a Kansas organization by serving as an AmeriCorps member.

September 06, 2015 | | Local News

Surgarcane aphids in Barton County

Sugarcane aphids have now been confirmed in Barton County. From reports in Oklahoma, as well as some southern counties in Kansas, this insect has a very good chance of being a serious issue in Sorghum fields. The aphid has been causing serious problems in Georgia where some farmers have been seeking insecticide alternatives after two applications of Transform, the allowable limit. Right now, scouting your sorghum fields twice weekly can allow you to assess if you have the aphid, and at what levels. The sugarcane aphid reproduces very fast, so they can reach the threshold quickly. If spraying is warranted ...

September 06, 2015 | Alicia Boor | Agriculture

Newly identified vernalization gene provides insights into the mechanisms of fine-tuning of wheat to

A Kansas State University wheat geneticist is part of a breakthrough study that identifies one of the wheat genes that controls response to low temperature exposure, a process called vernalization. Natural variation in vernalization genes defines when the plant begins to flower and is critical for adaptation to different environments.

September 06, 2015 | | Agriculture

Army Corps of Engineers supports new “Every Kid in a Park” recreation initiative

President Obama, with the support of the Federal Interagency Council on Outdoor Recreation to include the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, announced today the start of a new initiative to give every child in the United States the chance to explore and learn about America's great outdoors. The Every Kid in a Park initiative will provide all fourth grade students and their families with free admission for a full year to more than 2,000 federally-managed sites nationwide.

September 06, 2015 | | Local Life

CHS now sole owner of McPherson refinery

CHS, a leading energy, grains and foods company and the nation's leading farmer-owned cooperative, said today it has completed its purchase of the National Cooperative Refinery Association (NCRA) petroleum refinery and related operations based at McPherson and is now its sole owner. The refinery has been renamed the CHS Refinery at McPherson.

September 06, 2015 | | Business

Gerrish returns to Kansas for three workshops, six days, September 21-26

Renowned Grazing Management Specialist Jim Gerrish will cover a wide range of beef production issues during three September Amazing Grazing events across Kansas.

September 06, 2015 | | Agriculture

Making better bacon—Yes, it’s possible

Just when you thought it couldn't get any better, improved bacon could soon be on its way. Bacon is one of the most popular cuts of pork, and finding a way to deliver restaurants and consumers an even better product is the focus of research at Kansas State University.

September 06, 2015 | | Local Life

School Days, School Days

When I first read that the San Francisco Board of Education voted unanimously to give 107 students high school diplomas, even though the students has not met the requirements for graduation, I naturally assumed it was a case of educrats bending the rules to boost graduation statistics.

September 06, 2015 | Michael Reagan | Columnists

Labor Day Memories

September 06, 2015 | | Editorial Cartoons

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How the Marines Wasted $36 Million

The Marine Corps just spent $36 million to learn that an average-sized woman is not as big and strong as an average-sized man. I'm ...

September 24, 2015 | Jason Stanford | Columnists

Scoring the Great Debate

I didn't watch CNN's telecast of the Republican debate because I was there in person.

September 24, 2015 | Michael Reagan | Columnists


September 24, 2015 | | Editorial Cartoons

Students gather for prayer

Larned High School students met for the annual See You at the Pole gathering this morning. FCA sponsors this gathering, and this is also the ...

September 23, 2015 | | Pawnee Co. News

Jack Arnold DeWerff 1924 - 2015

MESA, Ariz. - Jack Arnold DeWerff, 90, died Sept. 17, 2015, at his home in Mesa, Ariz. Born Nov. 16, 1924, in Ellinwood, he was the ...

September 23, 2015 | | Obituaries

Bruce Wayne Arnold 1953 - 2015

SALINA - Bruce Wayne Arnold, 62, passed away Sept. 19, 2015, at Salina Regional Health Center. Born on Jan. 27, 1953, in Wichita, he was the ...

September 23, 2015 | | Obituaries

Donna Mae Rolo 1934 - 2015

RANSOM - Donna Mae Rolo, 80, passed away on Sept. 21, 2015, at her home in Ransom. Born on Oct. 12, 1934, in Fairmont, Neb. she ...

September 23, 2015 | | Obituaries

Barton women blanked at Johnson County

OVERLAND PARK - It was a game that featured two of the three remaining unbeaten teams in the Jayhawk Conference. Unfortunately for the Barton Community College ...

September 23, 2015 | MIKE MARZOLF, Special to the Tribune | Community College

Barton gets big win over Johnson in Jayhawk soccer

OVERLAND PARK- If the Barton Community College men's soccer team is going to win a conference title, a win at Johnson County Tuesday was ...

September 23, 2015 | MIKE MARZOLF, Special to the Tribune | Community College

At the Mike: Homecoming season is ready to hit

Week four of the fall sports season is here. That means schools will begin rolling through homecoming events in the upcoming weeks.

September 23, 2015 | MIKE MARZOLF, Special to the Tribune | Local Sports

Larned girls wins Russell Tournament

The Larned Lady Indian golf team captured first place at the Russell golf tournament Monday. Haley Skelton earned the first place medal with a 45 ...

September 23, 2015 | | Pawnee Co. News

Quilting Bees discuss upcoming Tired Iron Show

LARNED - President Colleen Wolf read thank you notes from Dr. Joe Rosenberg and from Anita Snyler for prayer quilts at the Sept. 15 meeting of ...

September 23, 2015 | | Pawnee Co. News

LHS actors perform successful ‘Murder’s in the Heir’ mystery

LARNED - The Larned High School's drama department presented their dinner theater mystery-comedy, "Murder's in the Heir" to a packed house at the Knights ...

September 23, 2015 | | Pawnee Co. News

Police chase in Ellinwood ends with shots fired

On Tuesday at about 9:46 p.m. Barton County Sheriff deputies were dispatched to the area of NE 10 Road and NE 120 Ave ...

September 23, 2015 | | Local News

Yankees Hall of Fame catcher Yogi Berra dies at 90

NEW YORK (AP) - The lovable legend of Yogi Berra, that ain't ever gonna be over.

September 23, 2015 | MIKE STEWART, Associated Press | AP Sports

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