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March 17, 2012 | | Editorial Cartoons


Xavier edges Notre Dame 67-63

GREENSBORO, N.C. - Tu Holloway kept attacking the paint and knocking down tough shots for Xavier throughout the second half. It's no surprise the senior guard came through with the basket to help the Musketeers advance in the NCAA tournament.

March 17, 2012 | The Associated Press | NCAA Tournament


No. 2-seeded Kansas avoids upset trend with win over Detroit

OMAHA, Neb. - Kansas coach Bill Self hardly broached the topic of fellow No. 2 seed Missouri's upset loss to Norfolk State on Friday. He figured there was no need - his players already knew.

March 17, 2012 | | NCAA Tournament


USF shocks Temple 58-44

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - South Florida gave the Temple Owls an early preview of the Big East's grinding style, and the Bulls added another upset to the NCAA tournament.

March 17, 2012 | The Associated Press | NCAA Tournament


Green records triple-double as Michigan State advances

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Draymond Green got on the phone earlier this week with a former Michigan State star.

March 17, 2012 | The Associated Press | NCAA Tournament


Jackson's free throws lead Boilermakers past St. Mary's

OMAHA, Neb. - Having watched his team hang on against Saint Mary's after blowing a late double-digit lead, Purdue coach Matt Painter didn't point to a specific play that made the difference.

March 16, 2012 | The Associated Press | NCAA Tournament


Ohio sends Michigan home with 65-60 victory

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Walter Offutt got a taste for what it was like to beat Michigan while he was at Ohio State. Clinching an upset win for Ohio over the Wolverines in the NCAA tournament is just a bit sweeter.

March 16, 2012 | The Associated Press | NCAA Tournament


Lehigh upsets No. 2 seed Duke

GREENSBORO, N.C. - Mike Krzyzewski knew this year's Duke team had its flaws.

March 16, 2012 | The Associated Press | NCAA Tournament


Saint Louis uses defense to oust Memphis

COLUMBUS, Ohio - During his years away from coaching as an ESPN commentator, Rick Majerus figured he'd have the perfect forum to discuss how much fun defense is.

March 16, 2012 | The Assoicated Press | NCAA Tournament


Gonzaga's Stockton laughs off air ball

The ball left his hand and Gonzaga sophomore guard David Stockton's first thought was "uh-oh."

March 16, 2012 | The Associated Press | NCAA Tournament


Zeller, North Carlonia ease past Vermont

GREENSBORO, N.C. - John Henson had a great seat on the North Carolina sideline to watch his teammates advance in the NCAA tournament. The question is how long the Tar Heels will have to win without him, not to mention if his sore left wrist will heal enough to make him a factor in March at all.

March 16, 2012 | The Associated Press | NCAA Tournament


Mizzou makes exit in West Regional

OMAHA, Neb. - Missouri coach Frank Haith implored his team not to overlook Norfolk State. He spent all week trying to prove to his players that the Spartans were better than a No. 15 seed.

March 16, 2012 | The Associated Press | NCAA Tournament


Georgetown moves on with 74-59 win over Belmont

COLUMBUS, Ohio - For a whole year Georgetown had to live with its failure last March, a second straight early-round NCAA exit. It haunted the Hoyas, angered them, drove them.

March 16, 2012 | The Associated Press | NCAA Tournament


Florida State rallies late to avoid upset

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Florida State beat North Carolina twice this season. Did the same to Duke, too.

March 16, 2012 | The Associated Press | NCAA Tournament


Prather lifts Gators over Virginia

OMAHA, Neb. - With his 1.5-point scoring average, Casey Prather surely wasn't a big part of Virginia's scouting report on Florida.

March 16, 2012 | The Associated Press | NCAA Tournament


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Check It Out!

There are many exciting things planned for 2015 at Ellinwood School/Community Library. The Smithsonian Exhibit, "Hometown Teams" will begin January 30th with a Chamber Coffee. Be watching for the various activities scheduled with this event.

January 18, 2015 | | Local News


On Elizabeth Warren, the Bright Shiny Object

Elizabeth Warren continues to bedazzle people precisely because she's not running for president. If she were to actually run for president, her power to bedazzle would diminish in a flash. To quote the sage Bob Dylan, "What looks large from a distance, close up ain't never that big."

January 18, 2015 | Dick Polman | Columnists


Tree order forms

A forester once told me that you know a drought is severe if you see Red Cedar trees dying. All around the county, you can see Cedars in tree rows and windbreaks dead and brown. If you are looking to replace your tree row, The Kansas Forest Service offers low-cost tree and shrub seedlings for use in conservation plantings. Plants are one to two years old and sizes vary from 5 to 18 inches, depending on species. Orders are accepted from now through the first full week in May each year, but order early to insure receiving the items you ...

January 18, 2015 | Alicia Boor | Agriculture


War on terrorists

January 18, 2015 | | Editorial Cartoons


Farming January 2015 vs. January 1914 – Part 2

Last week's column briefly discussed some of the reasons for the large changes in agriculture over the last century. Drivers for change included two World Wars, the Great Depression, economic conditions after WWII, and the Federal Government. One reader pointed out that the column almost painted war as a good thing for agriculture. That wasn't the intent. The fact is the driver for change and the development of new techniques and technologies is typically an event or events forcing and accelerating change. Now, how did events change farming over the last century.

January 18, 2015 | Dr. Victor L. Martin | Agriculture


USD 428 Board of Education special meeting

USD 428 Board of Education will hold a special meeting at 5:30 p.m., on Monday at the District Education Center.

January 18, 2015 | | Local News


Great Bend Sharp Shooters win tournament

January 18, 2015 | | Local Sports


CKARSP oppose Brownback decision

Dear Editor,

January 18, 2015 | | Letters to the Editor


The International Year of Soils: soils sustain life

Many authors have documented the rise and fall of civilizations throughout time. Reasons for this rollercoaster effect are numerous-from human-influenced changes such as conquest, culture or religion, to events that occur in the natural environment including changes in climate or the presence of natural resources, such as soil.

January 18, 2015 | | Agriculture


Great Bend student on Deans Honor Roll for Fort Hays State University

Sarah Jean Neeland, Great Bend, a 2012 graduate of Great Bend High School, has earned a place on the fall 2014 Deans Honor Roll at Fort Hays State University. She is a senior majoring in elementary education.

January 18, 2015 | | Education


BBB tips for using sales to stretch your budget

Consumers who are interested in getting the most bang for their buck (and who isn't?) know to watch for sales. Most of us notice the patterns over time – holiday items on sale right after the holiday passes and white sales in January, for instance. Beyond that, many simply look for the best price at whatever time the need for an item arises.

January 18, 2015 | | Business


Kansas 150 1901-1925

February 04, 2011 | | Local News


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