Great Bend Fire Department Firefighters made three ambulance runs on Tuesday. At 12:41 p.m. they responded to a residence at All Seasons Mobile Home Community, 4 NW 30 Road, for a smoke alarm that was set off by cooking. There was no fire and no damage. Great Bend Police Tuesday reports: Someone damaged the steering column and ignition on a vehicle at 700 Baker Ave. ...
The Great Bend High School newspaper, Panther Tales, is now available for online viewing at www.greatbendhighpanthers.net, Panther Tales link. Archived 2010-2011 issues are also available at the same location.
'Potato Bar Season" will begin Sept. l8, at the Walnut Valley Senior Center in Rush Center. Beginning 11 a.m. until 1 p.m., slow baked potatoes, a large variety of salads and desserts to select from and coffee or tea are served. Planned dates are Sept. 18; Oct. 16; Nov. 13; Dec. 18; Jan. 15; Feb. 19; March 25; April 15; and May 20. The public is welcome. The proceeds help to maintain the former grade school building for use by the community.
The Great Bend High School Booster Club will hold a Tailgate from 5 to 6:30 p.m. on Friday, north of the Panther Athletic Center. Costs is $5 for a hambuger and brats dinner. The public is welcome.
By Jim Misunas email@example.com LARNED - The Pawnee County commissioners moved forward with construction of the proposed Pawnee Valley Community Hospital by approving a "Guaranteed Maximum Price," of just under $18.3 million Monday. Commissioners approved the next step by agreeing to a contract with ACM Removal to take out asbestos and linoleum from the current Pawnee Valley Community Hospital. The commission had reviewed a preliminary construction plan from the Health Facilities Group and Murray Company ...
It was a 2004 gang-related murder that had frustrated Los Angeles police for four years until a homicide investigator, paging through gangbangers' photographs for another case, spotted an elaborate tattoo on the chest of Anthony Garcia. Evidently, that 2004 killing was such a milestone in Garcia's life that he had commemorated the liquor store crime scene on his chest. The investigation was reopened, eventually leading to a surreptitious confession by Garcia and, in ...
As the Democratic National Committee (DNC) launches an ad campaign in battleground states to promote rapid passage of President Barack Obama's "American Jobs Act," I cannot help but to ask: "Why the rush, Mr. President?"
Dear Editor, All these congressmen keep talking about "job creators," and how vital it is to not tax those folks, because they might stop "creating" jobs. What they are really saying is the richest people in the United States (who, none of them, actually "create" any job at all) would rather hold on to as much cash as they can, and they're the ones who pay to keep our elected people in government - to ...
AMERICAN LEAGUE Tuesday's games Baltimore 4, Tampa Bay 2 Boston 18, Toronto 6 Kansas City 4, Minnesota 0 Texas 10, Cleveland 4 Detroit 5, Chicago White Sox 0 L.A. Angels at Oakland (n) N.Y. Yankees at Seattle (n) Today's games Toronto (R.Romero 14-10) at Boston (Lackey 12-12), 12:35 p.m. Detroit (Penny 10-10) at Chicago White Sox (Axelrod 0-0), 1:10 p.m. L.A. Angels (Weaver 16-7) at ...
Monday's results New England 38, Miami 24 Oakland 23, Denver 20 Sunday's results Chicago 30, Atlanta 12 Buffalo 41, Kansas City 7 Houston 34, Indianapolis 7 Philadelphia 31, St. Louis 13 Detroit 27, Tampa Bay 20 Baltimore 35, Pittsburgh 7 Cincinnati 27, Cleveland 17 Jacksonville 16, Tennessee 14 San Francisco 33, Seattle 17 Arizona 28, Carolina 21 San Diego 24, Minnesota 17 ...
GARDEN CITY - The Great Bend High School girls' varsity golf team participated at the Garden City Invitational on Monday.
ELLINWOOD - The Ellinwood High School volleyball hosted Kingman and Sterling Tuesday night.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Bruce Chen pitched eight crisp innings, Alex Gordon homered and the Kansas City Royals beat the Minnesota Twins 4-0 on Tuesday night.
The U.S. Navy Band Country Current entertained a crowd of country-music fans Monday evening in the Barton Community College Fine Arts Auditorium. The concert was sponsored by the Great Bend Tribune and BCC. The complimentary tickets "sold out," and a lively audience filled the auditorium with cheers and applause between songs. Many of the pieces performed Monday were originals created by Country Current, though many attendees could be found singing along ...
Environmentalists and budget critics of California's proposed bullet train may be breathing a sigh of relief.
President Obama's "Mission Accomplished" moment: "We have met the goal" of fixing the Healthcare.Gov website.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Alex Smith and Jamaal Charles make the headlines for the Kansas City Chiefs and rightfully so. The quarterback and running back are the biggest names on one of the NFL's surprise teams.
Before the season started, Great Bend High School's boys' head swimming coach Steve Beaumont said that he had a young team that would need to learn as they went.
LINCOLN - The Central Plains High School boys outscored Phillipsburg 10-3 in overtime to escape with a 61-54 victory Tuesday in the Amos Morris/George Stephens Classic. The Oilers outscored the Panthers 17-10 from the free-throw line.
LARNED - The upcoming college football bowl season is the end of an era. Thank goodness, or Santa Claus or whomever!
It seems inevitable that Peyton Manning will shatter the 50-touchdown passing mark set by Tom Brady in 2007. He might even do it Thursday night.
ASHBURN, Va. - It takes quite the sales job to explain why a medically cleared Robert Griffin III won't play for the rest of the season.
Roger Fry, author of "The Chronicles of John Grant," will visit the Great Bend Public Library on Wednesday, Dec. 18, to launch his new book. The event will begin with a book reading at 6 p.m. This will be followed by a book signing. Copies of the book will be available for sale. For more information visit the library's website, greatbendpl.info, or call the library, 792-2409.
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HOISINGTON - Helen M. Woydziak, 94, died Dec. 10, 2013 at Via Christi St. Francis Hospital in Wichita. She was born Sept. 17, 1919 at Dubuque, Kan., the daughter of Venzel and Mary (Kvapil) Blazek. She married Wilfred Woydziak Sept. 3, 1940 at Dubuque. He died Dec. 12, 1994. She was a homemaker and a nursing assistant at Central Kansas Medical Center, until retirement. Mrs. Woydziak was a lifetime Dubuque and Hoisington resident, living at ...
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Holy Family School's annual Christmas program starts at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 12, at the Prince of Peace Parish Center, 4100 Broadway Ave. The school's Christmas tradition continues with songs by children in grades K-4, followed by a musical by fifth and six graders.