Evelyn K. Kultgen, 94, died Aug. 5, 2015, at Brookdale Senior Living, Great Bend, her home for the past ten years. Born March 30, 1921 at Kinsley, she was the daughter of and one of six children born to Conrad and Anna (Herrmann) Brehm.
KANSAS CITY- Right-hander Edinson Volquez gave up just four hits and one run over seven innings, and Lorenzo Cain doubled, tripled and drove in the go-ahead run as the Royals held off the White Sox, 3-2, on Friday night in front of 36,211 fans at Kauffman Stadium.
August 08, 2015|
The Board of Trustees of Barton Community College will hold its monthly study session concurrent with a special meeting/budget hearing on Tuesday, Aug. 11. The meeting will begin at 4 p.m. in room F-30, on the lower level of the Fine Arts Building. New employees will also be approved during the special meeting.
An agreement with Athco (http://athcollc.com/) for the My Back Yard playground is on the agenda for the next Great Bend Recreation Commission Board meeting. The board will meet at 4 p.m. Monday, Aug. 10, at the Carl Soden Recreation Center, 1214 Stone St.
ALBERT - Louise Brack, 91, died Aug. 6, 2015, at Hospice House of Reno County, Hutchinson. She was born June 6, 1924, at Great Bend, the daughter of William Adolph "Bill" and Mary Olive (Weiman) Budde.
The safe child policy that was tabled at the July meeting is back on the agenda for Monday's Great Bend Public Library Board of Directors meeting. The board will meet at 4:45 p.m. in the Dane G. Hansen Media Center, on the lower level of the library. New business on the agenda includes an executive session to discuss personnel changes.
LARNED - With 114 parking spaces originally allotted for Pawnee Valley Community Hospital and Pawnee Valley Medical Associates when the new hospital building was completed, no one would have imagined that three years later the hospital would have already outgrown their parking needs.
RUSSELL - The next exhibition at the Deines Cultural Center in Russell will feature Hoisington artist Christina Lamoureaux. "Pulse of the Prairie" features ceramics, paintings and installations which reflect on her memories as a child experiencing nature.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The EPA announced Wednesday it is proposing stronger standards for pesticide applicators who apply "restricted-use" pesticides. These pesticides are not available for purchase by the general public, require special handling, and may only be applied by a certified applicator or someone working under his or her direct supervision.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Pat Roberts (R-Kan.), Chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, announced Wednesday the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works passed S. 1500, the Sensible Environmental Protection Act of 2015.
HAYS - Monica Lea Brothers, 58, died August 5, 2015, at Via Christi-St. Francis Medical Center in Wichita. Born Aug. 7, 1956, in Great Bend, she was the daughter of Vernon and Melba Jean (Foos) Smith. On Feb. 9, 1976, she married Jimmie Brothers. He died on Nov. 30, 2014. Moving from Los Alamos, N.M., to Hays, she was a homemaker. She grew up in Great Bend and was a graduate of Great Bend High School.