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Key of prestige: Phi Beta Kappa selects 50 new members

Fifty students at Kansas State University are among the newest members of Phi Beta Kappa, the nation's oldest and most prestigious academic honor society.

June 16, 2013 | | Education

Dreams of Superman’s fathers

It is no accident that Man of Steel, the latest Superman movie, is opening on Father's Day weekend. Television shows and movies based on Superman have always reflected America's zeitgeist, but Man of Steel goes deeper into questioning America's identify by examining the values that Superman-and thus, America-was raised with. As an inwardly directed memoir that illuminates our political conflicts, Man of Steel might as well have been called Dreams of Superman's Fathers.

June 16, 2013 | Jason Stanford | Columnists

Great Bend man benefits from HCC connection to Midwest Cancer Alliance

Bill Mead of Great Bend has been through it all – five surgeries, three complete radiation treatments and skin grafts. He is currently undergoing more chemotherapy.

June 16, 2013 | | Local News

Father's Day

June 16, 2013 | | Editorial Cartoons

Golden Belt Community Foundation accepting grant applications for July

The Golden Belt Community Foundation invites proposals for its upcoming competitive grant cycle. Applications now are being accepted from qualified 501(c)(3) non-profit organizations and public institutions, including schools, government entities, and clubs and civic/community organizations in Barton, Pawnee, Rush, and Stafford counties. Funds are available primarily for the health and well-being of youth; however, limited funds are available in many other categories.

June 16, 2013 | | Local News

Rosewood Ranch hosts ‘Kids Day’ for approximately 75 children

A bustling bunch of energetic children ascended onto Rosewood Ranch on June 8 for a hootin'-and-hollerin' time. Approximately 75 children and their family members participated in the third annual "Kids Day at the Ranch," presented by Rosewood Services.

June 16, 2013 | | Business

Quarter-scale tractors, full-scale success: University teams win international competition

Kansas State University's quarter-scale tractor design teams are the winners of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers' 16th annual International Quarter-Scale Tractor Student Design Competition, May 30-June 2, in Peoria, Ill.

June 16, 2013 | | Agriculture

ASB ranked 12th in Kansas

American State Bancshares Inc., the parent company of American State Bank and Trust Company, Great Bend, has been ranked as the state's 12th largest financial institution in terms of total deposits, according to a report by SNL Financial Services, a financial information firm. SNL survey reflects deposits at all banks and holding companies in Kansas.

June 16, 2013 | | Business

Former Cougars player Slauter experiences CWS

As the College World Series began on Saturday, former Barton Community College baseball catcher Mitch Slauter became the second Cougars player to compete on college baseball's biggest stage.

June 15, 2013 | | College/Professional

Berg makes most of opportunity at UCLA

OMAHA, Neb. - David Berg has pitched in three of every four UCLA baseball games over two seasons, set a school record for saves and was the Pac-12 pitcher of the year.

June 15, 2013 | The Associated Press | AP Sports

Cobb struck by liner as Rays beat Royals

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - A scary moment involving Tampa Bay right-hander Alex Cobb overshadowed the Rays victory.

June 15, 2013 | The Associated Press | AP Sports

DeNato, Indiana blank Louisville 2-0

OMAHA, Neb. - Joey DeNato threw a four-hitter and Indiana looked right at home in beating Louisville 2-0 on Saturday night in the Hoosiers' first appearance in the College World Series.

June 15, 2013 | | AP Sports

Quicksilver wins tourney at Larned

June 15, 2013 | | Summer Sports

Parker’s injured hamstring could mean bad news for Spurs

SAN ANTONIO - Spurs guard Tony Parker said Saturday the strained right hamstring that wore him down this week could tear "any time now" heading into Game 5 of the NBA Finals against the Miami Heat.

June 15, 2013 | The Associated Press | AP Sports

Bulldogs beat Beavers 5-4

OMAHA, Neb. - Mississippi State's Wes Rea went to bat in the eighth inning expecting to see a changeup, and Oregon State pitcher Matt Boyd didn't disappoint him.

June 15, 2013 | The Associated Press | AP Sports

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Moyers inks to play tennis at FHSU

Great Bend High School girls' tennis standout Macy Moyers signed to play tennis with Fort Hays State University Thursday.

November 15, 2015 | | Prep Sports

Weather Terminology and Facts – Part 2 – Temperature & Wind

Last week's column focused on humidity. This week focuses on temperature measurements with emphasis on agriculture. However, instead of two parts devoted to this ...

November 15, 2015 | Dr. Victor L. Martin | Agriculture

Wake up Kansans

Dear Editor

November 15, 2015 | | Letters to the Editor

USD 428, Holy Family, and Helping Hands

The following meals will be served Nov. 16 through Nov. 20. The secondary schools also have available daily main dish, chef salad, combo lunches and ...

November 15, 2015 | | Menus and Activities

Special Needs Calendar


November 15, 2015 | | Menus and Activities

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 ...

November 15, 2015 | | Menus and Activities

Senior Activities


November 15, 2015 | | Menus and Activities

Club Calendar


November 15, 2015 | | Club News

Harold “Bud” Wolfe 80th

Harold "Bud" Wolfe will celebrate his 80th birthday with a Come and Go Reception from 2 to 4 p.m. on Nov. 21, at the ...

November 15, 2015 | | Birthdays

Luelma Hejny 99th

Luelma Hejny will celebrate her 99th birthday on Nov. 19, with a card shower.

November 15, 2015 | | Birthdays

Reinert 50th

Larry and Barbara Reinert will celebrate their 50th anniversary with a reception from 2 to 5 p.m. on Nov. 28, at the Old Ness ...

November 15, 2015 | | Anniversaries

Wolfe 50th

Harold "Bud" and Lois Wolfe will celebrate their 50th anniversary with a Come and Go Reception from 2 to 4 p.m. on Nov. 21 ...

November 15, 2015 | | Anniversaries

Roby set for even bigger role in Chiefs-Broncos rematch

DENVER (AP) - Bradley Roby is expecting a lot more action in Denver's rematch with Kansas City, although it'll be hard for the second-year ...

November 14, 2015 | | AP Sports

Chiefs’ Duvernay-Tardif juggles med school, life in NFL

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The day before the Kansas City Chiefs made Laurent Duvernay-Tardif their newest member, he was cradling in the biggest hands you ...

November 14, 2015 | | AP Sports

Boykin injured, No. 15 TCU holds off winless Kansas 23-17

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Trevone Boykin left with an apparent right ankle injury and No. 13 TCU's offense did just enough without its Heisman ...

November 14, 2015 | | AP Sports

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