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August 11, 2011 | | Letters to the Editor


Free physicals are a big help

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August 11, 2011 | | Letters to the Editor


But it’s in my living room

In May, following near-record floods in fields south of Montreal, Quebec, farmer Martin Reid made sure to apply for his fishing license because he had learned the hard way that when his land gets flooded, he cannot remove the fish washed onto it unless he is a licensed fisherman.

August 11, 2011 | | News of the Weird


Stow starts moving his extremities

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Bryan Stow, the San Francisco Giants fan who was brutally beaten on Opening Day at Dodger Stadium, can lift his arms and legs and respond to commands, his family said on their website.

August 10, 2011 | | AP Sports


Uggla extends streak

MIAMI (AP) - At this rate, Atlanta manager Fredi Gonzalez wouldn't mind sending Dan Uggla down to the minors for a day.

August 10, 2011 | | AP Sports


Drills open Monday

High School fall sports practices for Great Bend High School, along with area schools, begin on Monday at various locations in the Golden Belt.

August 10, 2011 | | Local Sports


Barton volleyball team ranked No. 16 in NJCAA preseason poll

The Barton Community College volleyball team is ranked No. 16 in the recently released NJCAA Division I preseason poll.

August 10, 2011 | | Community College


Rays trip Royals in ninth

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Tampa Bay manager Joe Maddon was thinking about what he could have done different as his team entered the bottom of the ninth trailing by four runs. Turned out that a big comeback made it all wasted thoughts.

August 10, 2011 | | AP Sports


NFL lockout to blame for training camp injuries?

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Chiefs coach Todd Haley has been reluctant to put pads on his players the first two weeks of training camp, unsure what kind of condition they arrived in after the NFL lockout wiped away the offseason. He scrapped any sort of scrimmage prior to their first preseason game for the same reason.

August 10, 2011 | | AP Sports


Pioli: Chiefs are making progress during odd training camp

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) - After the NFL lockout wiped away most of the offseason, resulting in a most unusual training camp, Chiefs general manager Scott Pioli believes things are finally getting back to normal.

August 10, 2011 | | AP Sports


Lester W. Miller 1924 - 2011

Lester W. Miller, 87, died Aug. 8, at Fairbury, Neb. Born on Jan. 6, 1924 in Fairbury, Neb., he was the son of Joseph and Mary (Koch) Miller. He attended school at Morrowville and graduated in 1941. After high school, he farmed with his father north of Morrowville. Lester was also part owner in the Corner Café for several years. On Dec. 29, 1945, he was united in marriage to Agnes L'Ecuyer. She preceded him in death. He was an upstanding community member. He loved playing baseball, playing until he was 36 years old. He liked to do carpentry ...

August 10, 2011 | | Obituaries


One vehicle wreck occurs

A one vehicle wreck occurred in the 300 block of north Washington, Great Bend, at 1 p.m. Wednesday afternoon. The vehicle was south bound on Washington when it lost control, entered the east ditch backwards, striking the culvert and then rolling onto its top, according to a news release by the Barton County Sheriff's office.

August 10, 2011 | | News


Kansas Wetlands Education Center programs

Birding Basics and Cheyenne Birding Field Trip will be held in August at the Kansas Wetlands Education Center, 592 NE K-156 Highway.

August 10, 2011 | | Local News


Central Kansas NAIFA offers Two Hours Insurance Continuing Education courses August 19th at Great Be

Central Kansas Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors will provide to area insurance agents two hours of General continuing education hours on Aug. 19, at the Great Bend Chamber Boardroom. The two hours of general CE course, titled "Medicare Fundamentals", is provided at minimal cost. Registration is at 9 a.m. at the Great Bend Chamber Boardroom, 1125 Williams St.

August 10, 2011 | | Business


Simpson Farm Enterprises named Apache Dealer of the Year

At their annual dealer meeting in Indianapolis, Ind., Equipment Technologies (ET) recognized Simpson Farm Enterprises (SFE) as the Apache Dealer of the Year. The Apache is the worlds leading high capacity mechanical drive sprayer. In addition, two SFE salespeople, Jason Pavlu and Jed Simpson, were recognized for individual sales achievements by earning the Presidents Award and Top Performer Club Award respectively.

August 10, 2011 | | Business


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