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The Kansas Historical Society announced it has published a new children's activity book, "Kid's Kansas". This full-color, 44-page book features stickers, pull-out famous Kansan trading cards and flags, and several pages of puzzles, activities, and Kansas stories. The book will make its debut at the Kansas Book Festival, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, at the Kansas Historical Society, 6425 SW 6th
Kansas Governor Sam Brownback announced today that former U.S. Senator Bob Dole will be the first Kansan to be honored on the Kansas Walk of Honor. Sen. Dole and his wife, Elizabeth, will join Governor Brownback and the First Lady to witness the unveiling of the bronze plaque at 10 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 30 at the southeast corner of the Statehouse south lawn. The event is open to the public.
Mike Manuel, an evangelist from West Virginia, will minister at Cornerstone Fellowship Church, 1609 24th in Great Bend, at 7 p.m. on Saturday, and at 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Sunday.
The Immaculate Conception Altar Society of Claflin Roast Beef Dinner and Fun Night, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Parish Center on Sunday. Roast Beef and all the trimmings will be served. Cost is $7 for adults, and $3.50 for children (12 and under).
LIBERAL - Great Bend High School placed fifth on Thursday at a meet in Liberal.Mckenna Mauler carded a 51 for the top score for GBHS, followed by Michaela Cape (59),
SALINA - The Great Bend High School varsity tennis team faced the toughest competition it has faced thus far this season on Thursday at the Salina South Invitational.
By Jim Misunas email@example.com LARNED -- The Larned Rotary Club will welcome five Russian business leaders to town Monday for a brief tour of the Fort Larned National Historic Site. Larned Rotary Club Secretary Merlene Baird, past Rotary Club president, said the group will travel from Pratt to Fort Larned for a tour at 2:30 p.m. Monday. The Russians will finish the day at Kinsley for an evening presentation about Russia. "The Larned Rotary Club ...
By Jim Misunas firstname.lastname@example.org LARNED - At one time, Sunrise Inc., a drug or alcohol rehabilitation center, employed a full-time director and two other full-time counselors. Drug and alcohol patients resided at 523 Main Street in Larned. The facility was designed to provide detoxification and halfway house services. The treatment center provided outpatient, residential short-term treatment, and residential long-term treatment care. Special programs were designed for men, DUI and DWI offenders, and criminal justice groups. ...
Larned USD 495 calendar Friday - FCA, 7:30 a.m.; Birth to age 5 screening; LHS pep rally, 2:45 p.m.; LHS Football vs. Beloit, 7 p.m. Saturday - LHS JV Tennis at Pratt, 9 a.m.; Fr. Volleyball at Cimarron, 9 a.m. Monday - Stuco, 7:30 a.m.; Spotlight meeting, Janet Fleske's room, 7:30 a.m.; Sophomore Class meeting, Seminar; LHS Golf at MCAA, Lake Barton, 3 p.m.; IEP Conference, 2:30 p.m.; LHS JV Football at Hoisington, 6 p.m. ...
When Lisa Lovins started her new job as director of radiology at St. Rose Ambulatory & Surgery Center, she didn't need a map to find the facility. Great Bend is her hometown and she is a 1977 graduate of Great Bend High School. Technically, Lovins is the Radiology Director of CHI Kansas. CHI stands for Catholic Health Initiatives, which owns St. Rose. "It is so good ...
Great Bend Chamber of Commerce members gathered recently for a Chamber After Hours event hosted by 15 businesses in the Westgate parking lot. The hosts were Sunflower Diversified Services, P & S Securities, Dr. Mark Judd, 20/20 Optix, EZ Tanning, Natural Extremities, Waters True Value, L & M Contractors, Landmark National Bank, Credit Union of America, Dr. Mike Allison, Buff Car Wash, Advanced Therapy, Great Bend Health & Rehab Center and Holistic Solutions.
Dr. John Cody, dubbed "The Audubon of Moths," has had his paintings featured at the Smithsonian Institute, the Museum of Natural History, and soon the Shafer Art Gallery when its next show, "Endangered Journey: Monarch Migrations," opens on Oct. 2. Cody pinpoints his interest in moths to one childhood memory when he was 5 years old. "There was this huge moth resting on a tree during the day, ...
Ellinwood artist Robert Joy's art, which will be featured at the Shafer Art Gallery's Oct. 2nd opening, can be identified loosely as having an ever-moving and ever-morphing style. In a fairly current phase of his artistic mood, there has been a focus on the insect world. "My art is just a mood and a feeling. I was just inspired to draw them when ...
Earlier this year a baby was born to Canadians Kathy Witterick and David Stocker, but seven months later, they still have not revealed to family or friends whether little "Storm" is a boy or a girl.
Derek Fredrick thought if the buckets were "poppin' pink" they would draw a lot of attention. And if the results of a recent fundraiser are any indication, he was right.
Touched by Cancer Support Group will depart from its regular schedule in December. The group usually meets each month on the first Tuesdays, from 2-3 p.m., and third Tuesdays at 5:45 p.m. at Heartland Cancer Center, 204 Cleveland, Great Bend.
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