Tickets are now available for purchase to the Unified School District 428 Education Foundation dinner/auction. The fund raiser is set for 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 23, at the Highland Hotel, 3017 10th St., Great Bend. Tickets are $50 each.
The Pawnee County Commisioners met on Sept. 27. Items discusses included updates on flu vaccine from Mary Beth Herrmann, Health Administrator and the signing of a road crossing permit for River Township,
WASHINGTON (AP) - New cars and trucks will have to work harder to make the grade in the government's safety ratings program.
It took Brian Koehl about a year to buy the materials to build a backyard greenhouse. Koehl, a master gardener from Waller, Texas, bought secondhand windows and doors to construct the building that houses his roses and vegetables. Using old materials saved him money, and added interest to the structure. "I really liked the look of using old windows," he said. "It met all of my needs." Many homeowners these days are considering using secondhand ...
DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) - Ford Motor Co. plans to eliminate more than a third of its Lincoln dealers in large metropolitan areas over the next two years as part of its effort to revive the luxury brand, according to a dealer who attended a closed-door meeting Tuesday.
"Grandma," said a young man when my mother answered her phone last week, "I'm in trouble."
Oklahoma City bomber-helper Terry Nichols, serving a life sentence at the "Super Max" federal prison in Colorado, recently ended what he said was his third hunger strike of 2010 to protest food quality.
HOLLYWOOD - God bless America, and how's everybody? Abe Lincoln was repeatedly described as a man of the people Saturday at a socialist rally at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington. Actually he was a rich railroad lawyer. If Abe Lincoln were a man of the people, he'd have sat with them in the theater and served two full terms. President Obama told voters Thursday his recovery plan will begin yielding new jobs soon. That's a ...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Last year, the New York Yankees christened their billion-dollar ballpark with a World Series title.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Nebraska has allowed two 100-yard rushers in the first four games of the season.
Prosecutors ask for 11.5 years in Garden City holdup WICHITA - Henry L. Scott, 23, Garden City, has pleaded to threatening a clerk with a gun when he robbed a convenience store. Scott pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Wichita Monday to one count of robbery and one count of carrying a firearm during a crime of violence. In his plea, he admitted that on Jan. 29 he robbed ...
Command Spanish for the Community, a course offered by Barton Community College, will provide a quick and easy way to learn limited amounts of everyday Spanish.
The Great Bend Recreation Commission will host a free Stop 'N Learn Session titled "The Deer Of Kansas," today and Friday. Educator Eric Giesing with the Kansas Wetlands Education Center/Fort Hays State University will be the presenter.
Beautiful Beginnings store in Great Bend also provided clothing that was modeled Monday at the Senior Center's fall fashion show.
Hoisington NHS inducts new members
HOISINGTON - Sonja Dee Ritter, 49, died Nov. 21, 2013, at Clara Barton Hospital in Hoisington. She was born May 4, 1964, at Larned, the daughter of Raymond Lee and Patricia J. (Freeburg) Hanken.
Lending an ear to a person takes on a new meaning when it is part of the E.A.R.S. program. "Everyone Able to Read through Sharing," is a program that was created over 10 years ago through the Retired Senior Volunteer Program.
Last week, when Bill Clinton said President Obama should allow people to keep their health-insurance coverage - an early attempt to distance Hillary and himself from ObamaCare - I began to worry that the Clintons may be serious about another run at the White House.
"The holiday turkey sure looks grand this year," Dick Cheney said. "Why don't we go around the table and say what we're thankful for?"