HOLLYWOOD - God bless America, and how's everybody? The Washington Post reported Monday that President Obama has begun brewing his own honey-ale beer at the White House. He's trying to save the taxpayers some money. The cost of catering a beer summit every time he ticked someone off was breaking the budget. The Chicago Tribune ran an editorial calling for Obama to step aside and not run for re-election, and let Hillary Clinton run. Both ...
It is not the most popular fetish, but a few men do don raincoats and climb down into public outhouse pits.
YORK, Pa. - It's fitting that Pennsylvania is land of the pretzel - where "Pennsylvania Dutch" Swiss and German immigrants introduced the food to America in the 19th century.
AMERICAN LEAGUE Wednesday's games N.Y. Yankees 4, Tampa Bay 2 Chicago White Sox 8, Cleveland 4 N.Y. Yankees 4, Tampa Bay 2 L.A. Angels 7, Toronto 2 Baltimore 6, Boston 4 Detroit 6, Kansas City 3 Seattle 5, Minnesota 4 Texas 3, Oakland 2 Today's games Seattle (Beavan 5-5) at Minnesota (Swarzak 3-7), 12:10 p.m. Texas (C.Lewis 13-10) at Oakland (Cahill 11-14), 2:35 p.m. ...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Detroit Tigers had already clinched the AL Central title, so manager Jim Leyland decided he would start getting his starting staff in order against the Kansas City Royals.
MANHATTAN (AP) - He's not quite King Arthur of Kansas just yet. The start that linebacker Arthur Brown has gotten off to with Kansas State may earn him that nickname in due time, though.
Between board of regents meetings and applications for membership, there actually are a bunch of games to be played this college football season.
Behind the play of its freshmen, the No. 15-ranked Barton Community College volleyball team swept Pratt in Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference action on Wednesday night 25-15, 25-15 and 25-21.
Great Bend Police Tuesday reports: A tire on a vehicle at 3920 10th St. was slashed. An altered or forged prescription was reported. Unauthorized use of a bank card was reported. A vehicle driven by Walter Meharg was westbound on 10th St. at 1:49 p.m. and struck the rear of a vehicle driven by Lawrence McDilda that was stopped in traffic. A juvenile runaway was reported. A ...
Movie nights are back at the Great Bend Public Library, 1409 Williams St. Starting Friday, Sept. 30 the library will once again be screening movies for the public, said Jennifer King, head of marketing. The After-School Movie at 3:30 p.m. on Sept. 30 is an animated feature about Blu, a domesticated macaw from small-town Minnesota. When Blu meets the firecely independent Jewel, he takes off on an adventure to Rio de ...
As the monarch butterflies flutter through our area on their great fall migration, four organizations have joined to celebrate the unique beauty and the endangered existence of these remarkable insects. Beginning Saturday, Sept. 24, and continuing through October, the Kansas Wetlands Education Center, Shafer Gallery, Barton County Arts Council and the Barton County Historical Society will team to showcase the monarchs' tale.
HOLYROOD - Edith M. Oeser-Stratmann, 93, died Sept. 20, 2011 in St. John. She was born Dec. 12, 1917 in Russell County, was the daughter of George and Anna (Smischny) Mog. Living most her life in the Claflin and Holyrood areas, she was a homemaker. On April 3, 1982, she married Bert John Stratmann in Great Bend. He preceded her in death July 1, 1986. Mrs. Oeser-Stratmann was a member of the St. Paul's United ...
Whew! I need to catch my breath. I can't keep up with the quickly shifting journalistic conventional wisdom.
The Barton County Commission will meet at 9 a.m. Monday at the Barton County Courthouse, 1400 Main in Great Bend. The agenda includes a project to improve the Wetlands and Wildlife National Scenic Byway overlook east of Hoisington, the Doonan communications tower replacement project and a Southwst Kansas Area on Aging Board appointment.
LACROSSE - The Meade at LaCrosse Class 2A football playoff game has been postponed from Friday night until 3 p.m. Saturday because of a wintry forecast. LaCrosse (11-0) and Meade (10-1) have met in the playoffs the past three years. Defending state champion Meade beat LaCrosse 34-12 last year. By mid-morning Friday, Meade has received 3 inches of snow. Hugoton reported 5 inches of snow and Seward County reported 4 inches of snow.