NEW YORK (AP) - Hank Aaron's verdict on baseball's steroid scandal: "Saddened."
(ARA) - It's amazing what we can do to our homes today to make them more energy efficient, from green roofs to geothermal heating. While some new homes are built with green in mind, you can also make your existing home more environmentally friendly while also saving some cash.
Sometimes we feel like we're in an amusement park fun house as we participate in the present conservative movement's battle to confront our culture.
HOLLYWOOD - God bless America, and how's everybody?
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - The running quarterback is back at Nebraska.
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - The injury-riddled Denver Broncos were awarded running back Andre Brown of the New York Giants and offensive lineman Chris Clark of the Minnesota Vikings off waivers on Sunday.
NEW YORK (AP) - Revis Island is open for business again - just in time for the New York Jets to start their Super Bowl run.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) - If this was Ryan Mallett's idea of a so-so performance, then No. 17 Arkansas has high expectations indeed.
Local bowling youth leagues start Sept. 11
Basilia Vieyra, formerly from Larned, will celebrate her 102nd birthday on September 11, 2010 with a pot luck meal hosted by her family at the St. Nicholas Catholic School Gym, 706 E. 6th St., Kinsley, from noon till 5 p.m. Friends are invited to stop by to wish her a "Happy Birthday".
Bryon and Carolyn Nelson will celebrate their 50th anniversary from 2 to 4 p.m. today with a reception at the Trinity Lutheran Church fellowship hall, 2701 24th in Great Bend. Friends and family are invited.
Leland and Roberta Keil of Galatia will celebrate their 60th anniversary with a card shower.
Julie and Robert Peter of Ellinwood and Kevin and Candy McNorton of Troy announce the engagement of their daughter Kelli McNorton of Overland Park to Slayton Rouse of Overland Park, son of Calvin and Terri Rous of Hoisington.
One hundred Farm Bureau members met Saturday, Aug. 28, at the Knights of Columbus in Hoisington for The Barton County Farm Bureau 92nd-annual Meeting to conduct the business of the Association.
Katie Fox and Clayton Havelka were united in marriage on July 23 at Stony Point Hall in Baldwin City in a double-ring ceremony officiated by Pastor Tom Denton. Parents of the bride are Kevin and Jane Fox of Larned. Parents of the groom are Jim and Kate Roberson, of Vienna, Mo. and Steve Havelka, of Owensville, Mo.
I have been told all of my life, "Well, this year is unusual" when it comes to weather. In Kansas, I think that adage holds true every year. For 2014, we had one of the driest starts in history followed by one of the wettest Junes in history. The temperatures have been cooler than normal for the most part, but then we have sudden changes where the daily high will be 20 degrees higher or lower than the previous day. When the weather is so up and down, there might be a few problems in your garden. One of the ...
Adrian J. Polansky, State Executive Director of the Kansas Farm Service Agency (FSA), announced today that emergency haying and grazing of Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) acreage has been approved for 44 counties in Kansas effective Wednesday, July 16.
Despite the media play Chicago gets, it isn't the official "Murder Capital of the U.S.A."
A recent change to bedbug fumigation will make it more cost-effective to get rid of the pests, thanks to research from Kansas State University.
How long do cats live?
Sunflower Diversified Services has participated in the Self Advocate Coalition of Kansas (SACK) conference for a number of years because it always promises to provide new and helpful information. Once again, SACK kept its promise.
The 2014 Chase All School Reunion will be held Sept. 25 - Sept. 28.
Enrollment for the fall term at Incredible Years Preschool is open now for children ages 2 1/2 to 5, and since space is limited, parents are encouraged to register soon.
Lochner Engineering Consults will perform an up-close special bridge inspection on Barton County Bridge No. 202, over the Walnut Creek on Tuesday, July 22. The bridge is located on East Barton County Road, approximately 2.9 miles East of Great Bend. Be advised this will require temporary closure of the bridge to traffic from approximately 1 to 6 p.m.
Today's column focuses on herbicide resistant GMO technology and next week the potential up- and down- sides of GMOs. While this focuses on herbicide resistant traits produced through genetic engineering, it should be pointed out many herbicide resistant traits have been obtained through conventional breeding techniques. Let's discuss the trait almost everyone is familiar with – Roundup Ready ® technology.
The Kansas Masonic Foundation, Inc. has announced plans to present the 31st annual Kansas Masonic All-State High School Marching Band and corresponding band camp at Pittsburg State University (PSU), July 22 – 26.
Great Bend's AAA American Legion baseball team will open the Zone Tournament on Monday at 11 a.m. in Hays.