This weeks Chamber of Commerce Coffee will be hosted by The Salvation Army Thrift Store, 2545 10th Street, at 9:30 a.m., Thursday. Ambassador in charge will be Jan Westfall with greeters Erin Powers and Ken Schwamborn. Coffee, doughnuts and door prizes will be available.
When Dan Boone of Boone's Maytag Home Appliance Center, 3014 10th Street, heard about a need in Barton Community College's Early Childhood Care Giver and Educator Program, he knew he had just what the program needed and a way to deliver it.
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undraiser to be held as Kasselman farm
Government surplus commodities will be distributed Monday, October 11 in Hoisington at Living Joy Community Church, 354 W. 1st (1st & Vine) from 5:00-6:30 PM. Please note change of day to Monday. Come to the south basement door.
The Ellinwood Knights of Columbus are having a pancake and sausage breakfast on Oct. 10 from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at st. Joseph Parish Center, 110 W. 2nd. A free will donation will be accepted.
The Hoisington Volunteer Fire department and EMTs will hold a Open House from 1 to 3 p.m. on Oct. 3 at the fire and ambulance stalls on East Broadway.
Sterling College named Rebecca E. Oberle of Claflin, to the Dean's Honor Roll for the fall 2013 semester. To earn this honor, students must have a gpa of 3.50 or better in at least 12 credits of residential work or 10 credits for Sterling College Online students. Oberle was one of 207 who earned this honor.
A key concept taught in any economics class is the difference between an economic and a noneconomic good. The difference involves scarcity. In fact a concise definition of economics is "The study of the allocation of scarce resources between competing ends." Scarcity is simply defined as the amount of something that is available compared to the demand for that something. Any scarce good has economic value and the scarcer the good the greater that value is. And shortages of a good or resource increases its value. Many of us have seen this reflected in the prices paid when purchasing food ...
TOPEKA - The Great Bend High School boys' swim team only brought six swimmers competing in seven events.
WICHITA - The magic number for the Great Bend High School wrestling team is 10.
INDIANAPOLIS - The NFL competition committee may attempt to clean up the language on the field next season.
HUTCHINSON - The Barton Community College men's basketball team overcame Hutchinson's home-court advantage.
WICHITA - Wichita State went to the Final Four last year, yet there was something missing for that team: a Missouri Valley Conference championship.
SOCHI, Russia - The Norwegian women revived their cross country skiing dominance at the Sochi Olympics on Saturday and the Dutch added two more speedskating gold medals to their record haul.
NORMAN, Okla. - With six days to prepare for a team that has struggled all season on the road, Oklahoma turned Saturday's home game against Kansas State into a confidence booster heading into the final four games of the Big 12 season.
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LAWRENCE - Andrew Wiggins scored 21 points, Joel Embiid briefly flirted with a triple-double and No. 8 Kansas trounced No. 19 Texas 85-54 Saturday night to seize control of the Big 12.
Saturday night, Feb. 22, the 2013 Business Person of the Year and Business of the year were announced at the 92nd Annual Meeting and Banquet of the Great Bend Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development at the Great Bend Convention Center.
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