SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) - The San Francisco 49ers are achieving their goal of fielding a top NFL defense, but ringleader Patrick Willis and his crew are far from satisfied with the results two weeks into the season.
COLBY - Betty Elaine Fitzsimmons Sloan died peacefully at her home in Colby on Sept. 24. She was born April 18, 1924 to Ethyl Lene (Logan) and Everett Wallace Elmore in Rozel, Kansas. Betty attended Lewis Rural School and graduated in 1942. College was interrupted by World War II, and after attending KU, and Hutchinson Junior College, she was granted a Bachelor in Speech and English from Kansas State University in 1947. Though she was a homemaker for most of her life, education was important to Betty, and she was hired as the first Speech and Drama instructor at Colby Community ...
HOISINGTON - Dean Steiner, 78, died Thursday at Kansas Heart Hospital, Wichita, Kansas. He was born Dec. 3, 1931 at Hoisington, Kansas the son of Louis and Lenora (Ummel) Steiner. A longtime Hoisington resident, coming from Odin, Mr. Steiner was a retired employee of Kansas Wildlife and Parks at Cheyenne Bottoms, retiring in 1992. He served in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict.
SHEBOYGAN FALLS WIS. - Opal L. (Koeller) Stahl, 79, of Sheboygan Falls, Wis., passed away on Sept. 21 at Aurora Sheboygan Memorial Medical Center. Born on Oct. 27, 1930 in Ellinwood, she was the daughter of Ira and Anna (Kerkoska) Alexander. On May 31, 1949 she married William James Koeller in Great Bend. William preceded her in death in 1995. Opal married Eddie Bender in 1998, he preceded her in death in 1998. She was then married to Donald Stahl on Aug.t 16, 2002 in Sheboygan, Wis. Opal was employed as an office manager for Craig Construction in Great Bend ...
On Wednesday, Great Bend Regional Hospital had updated training on the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act for area physicians and office staff members.
It is easy for Treaders Deli Manager Linn Hogg to sum up what the new Main Street eatery is all about.
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One is a residential manager; the other is an administrative assistant. Respectively, Heidi Freeman and Brandi Alloway, perform different jobs for Rosewood Services Inc., yet they work toward similar goals: To improve the lives of their clients they serve and to support Rosewood's staff. The two Rosewood employees recently were recognized as recipients of the Shining Star award, chosen by fellow Rosewood employees for their work performances last month.
ELLINWOOD - It was a warm, breezy day with the fountains bubbling and the creek flowing. It was an ideal day for golfing as the chosen few participated in miniature golf on Sept. 16 at Walnut Bowl. Mark Bretches school liaison of the Great Bend Police Dept. shared the excitement of the fun activities to come.
Out of sight, out of mind, that's how I usually operate. We don't have much bluegrass in our area, so after several calls on brown looking bluegrass lately that didn't have grubs; I am suspecting we have some bluegrass sod webworm activity. However, I didn't pick up on this right away because it has been several years since I personally have seen it.
The accounting firm Adams, Brown, Beran and Ball, Chartered has, for the past two-plus years , made donations to the firm's FISH Fund – monetary donations made to individuals, families and organizations in need.
STERLING - School districts in mid and central Kansas may want to buy more paper and art supplies after last week's Santa Fe Children's Literature Festival at Sterling College. "Practice, practice, practice," was the message from both children's author/illustrator Janet Stevens and young adult author Hilari Bell, and many students left the College inspired by their advice.
There were over 9,000 exhibits in 4-H Centennial Hall at the Kansas State Fair and many 4-H members were also involved in judging events.
In communities across Kansas, farmers' markets continue to offer homegrown and homemade products. Everything from freshly picked fruits and vegetables to mouthwatering baked goods, fresh eggs, beef, lamb, pork, colorful flower arrangements and assorted bedding plants.
The KHA Leadership Institute graduated its 13th class of 32 students on Aug. 22 at the Critical Issues Summit in Wichita. Students, including John Moshier from Clara Barton Hospital in Hoisington, Donita from St. Rose Ambulatory & Surgery Center in Great Bend, were nominated by their hospital's CEO to be part of this select group. They represent the future leaders of Kansas hospitals.
HOISINGTON - The results of the Hoisington Labor Day contests were: