DALLAS (AP) - Dirk Nowitzki's fever is gone. The Mavericks star said "I feel great" as he took the court for a shootaround about eight hours before Game 5 of the NBA finals. He declared himself over the worst effects of a sinus infection he played through in Game 4. Nowitzki said these infections crop up from time to time, and it's the fever that always causes him the ...
Barton County Sheriff A known person reconnected his electrical service after the meter was locked by the company, it was reported Wednesday. Great Bend Fire Department Firefighters made 10 ambulance runs on Wednesday. There was one false alarm caused by a system malfunction. Great Bend Police Wednesday reports: A window was broken at 4600 Quail Creek Drive. Someone broke ...
The Kansas Department of Transportation is scheduled to begin an asphalt construction project in Pawnee County Thursday morning. Work will be done on the surface of U.S. 183, between the intersection with U.S. 56 and the intersection with K-156 Highway.
Thursday, June 9 - First State Bank and Trust will celebrate its 115th anniversary with a customer appreciation hamburger feed from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the north side of the bank. The Dixie Land Band will perform.
Larned Police Dept. Monday, June 6 Officers investigated a probation violation in the 400 block of Wichita at 4:17 p.m. Officers responded to a driving complaint at Broadway and 14rth at 6:07 p.m. An animal control officer responded to the 1200 block of W. 8th at 7:44 p.m. Sunday, June 5 Officers investigated a battery report in the 300 block of Fry at 5:26 a.m. Officers investigated a theft at Carroll and First at 6:42 ...
LARNED - The regular monthly meeting of the Welcome Inn Leisure Center Inc. was called to order at 12:45 p.m. June 1 by President Charles Wonsetler.
A recent Newsweek/Daily Beast survey found that the majority of Americans are growing increasingly angry with the circus act taking place in Washington. And how could they not be?
Timothy James Chapek, 24, was charged with burglary after he broke into a house in Portland, Ore., and took a shower.
Dear Editor, Pray for the peace of Jerusalem - Psalm 122: 6. Pray also for Prime Minister Natanyahu and that God will give him the wisdom he needs in making the many important decisions he must make in governing God's chosen people in the land of Israel today. The UN this September intends to unilaterally and officially proclaim a Palestinian State. This involves giving them the West Bank (Judea and Samaria) and East Jerusalem, making ...
Dear Editor, I would like to give a great big thank you to the Great Bend paramedics, Fire Department and Police Department. Also, a thank you to the fireman from South Dakota who stopped to help. You saved my life when I had an insulin reaction on my way home on June 4. I will be forever in your debt. Thank you, again. Theresa Stanley, Great Bend
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Adam Lind hit a grand slam and Jayson Nix added a three-run homer to power the Toronto Blue Jays to a 9-8 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday night.
BOSTON (AP) - Just three days after the Bruins staggered back to Boston, they've barged right back into the Stanley Cup finals with two brilliant blowout wins.
NEW YORK (AP) - Whether they are meeting in secret locations or in the middle of Times Square at rush hour, talks between NFL owners and players are a good sign.
The image of Mom with her nose buried in the front page, Dad reading the sports page and the kids chuckling their way through the comics, harkens back to long ago days when news exposure in the home was a family affair. Sections of the daily paper were shared just like the space around the glow of the round radio dial and later the television set.
Come on, Oprah.
We humans like to divide time into neat little boxes based on dates, but the case can be made that the styles, policies, manners and mores of one ten-year period usually spill over into the next.
With the growing season over, it's time to put your feet up and relax, right? There are no weeds to pull, or watering to be done. The harvest is in, and now it's time to enjoy a little down time. Well, maybe not just yet. There is still some time to treat your soils and do a little preparation for next spring. In Barton County, we have a pretty high Ph. We can't be sure ...
A good local health care system may itself be part of the prescription for maintaining a healthy rural economy.
Marketing Kansas-grown wheat to world buyers includes not only a quality and consistent crop, but strong relationships with those who buy it. For these reasons and more, sales of hard red winter wheat to Latin America have increased significantly in marketing year 2013/2014 with year to date sales to Central and South America at 5.33 MMT.
Kansas State University's WinterDance 2013 will feature ballet, modern, jazz, tap, a new West African social dance and more.
The weather over the last few days has provided an exclamation point to the end of the 2013 cropping season. With the exception of some fields of grain sorghum waiting to be harvested, crops are in the bin and the wheat that was going to be planted has been. Now is a time, unless you have cattle, to slow down a little and catch a breath. Or at least it used to be a "down" ...