MCCOOK, Neb. - Harold Dean Christiansen, 82, passed away Jan. 26, 2016, at Hillcrest Nursing Home. Born on March 3, 1933. in Great Bend, he was the son of Reynolds and Viola (Tieperman) Christiansen. He attended grade school at Mt. Pleasant Country School and graduated from Great Bend High School in 1952. On May 20, 1953, he entered the United States Army and served during the Korean War. He was honorably discharged on April 30, 1955. On Nov. 25, 1987, he was united in marriage to Phyllis Wagner in Great Bend. They made their home in Great Bend where Harold was ...
Hoisington High School students entered an essay contest sponsored by Sons of the American Revolution. There were five winners, with Aurora Ingram taking first place. Her essay will be entered in a statewide contest, said Stan Jantz (third from right in photo) from the Sons of the Plains chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution.
On Monday, Brian Newby, the executive director of the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) suddenly, unilaterally, and illegally decided to issue letters adding "proof of citizenship" requirements to federal voter registration forms used in Kansas, Alabama, and Georgia. The EAC is the federal agency charged with developing and maintaining a standardized, uniform federal voter registration form as required by the National Voter Registration Act. Proof of citizenship requirements are significant obstacles to voter registration, as they require eligible citizens to provide a birth certificate, passport, or other difficult-to-obtain documents prior to being registered to vote.
February 05, 2016|
By Micah Kubic
Executive Director ACLU Kansas
In a hospital serving thousands of patients each year, the Imaging Department for Great Bend Regional Hospital has about a dozen employees and keeps extremely busy. Three of its employees recently passed new Boards, earning certifications to perform advanced level testing for the growing hospital.
DENVER, Colo. – Tribune Broadcasting, a division of Tribune Media (NYSE: TRCO), announced the appointment of Joan Barrett as vice president/GM of KDVR and KWGN in Denver. Barrett will oversee all aspects of the station, including strategic planning and day-to-day operations. Barrett is expected to join the company later this month.
Members of the guild met on February 2 in the fellowship hall of the First Presbyterian Church. New members include Jenny, Sarah, and Audrey Manry. A thank you note was read from Wadonna King for the prayer quilt for her brother and also viewed was a quilting show notice and a picture of Janis Lewis during her visit to India while visiting her son. Announcements included the Yoder parade of quilts during the month of March and the Wichita quilt show in June. Donations for batting for prayer quilts were accepted from Presbyterian women and other guild members. Dues are ...