BY SUSAN THACKER firstname.lastname@example.org Break out the poodle skirts, because the fifties are coming back. The National Weather Service predicts Great Bend will see high temperatures return to the 50s by Monday, a pleasant change from this week. Not only was the temperature in single digits, Great Bend received 13 inches of snowfall on Tuesday, according to WeatherStreet.com. Many people spent Wednesday morning digging ...
GREAT BEND - Larry L. Menzies, 74, died Feb. 8 at Via Christi St. Francis Regional Medical Center, Wichita. He was born Jan. 12, 1937 at Morrowville, the son of Hubert and Lois (Bahl) Menzies.
Great Bend Fire Department Firefighters made two ambulance runs Monday, and five Tuesday. They also performed on carbon monoxide check on Tuesday, at 2511 walnut drive. Barton County Sheriff Someone shot three holes in the east door at LD Drilling, 7 SW 26 Ave., it was discovered Tuesday morning. It appears to have been done by a rifle or pistol of a higher caliber. ...
Delete - Merge ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Whether it was as complicated as deciding how to divide $9 billion or as simple as making sure everyone with a ticket also had a seat, the NFL had trouble getting it right this Super Bowl week.
LAWRENCE (AP) - Marcus Morris had 22 points and reserve Mario Little added 17, sparking a second-half charge that led No. 2 Kansas past No. 19 Missouri 103-86 on Monday night in a high-energy clash between the Big 12's highest-scoring teams.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Jordy Nelson didn't let a few bobbles stand in the way of a breakout performance in the biggest game of his life.
SUPER PACKERS: With Super Bowl win No. 4, the Packers moved into fourth place for most wins in the championship game that began in 1967.
Dear Editor, I can't imagine what could make a person a Republican now, or even in the past century an a half. Republicans claim Lincoln, but he broke from the party in his second administration and chose Johnson, a Democratic candidate from Tennessee. Lincoln was probably the best president this nation has ever known. It's true. But he is not owned by either party. Which is why he is so remarkable. Republican administrations have increased ...
Nathan Chlumsky of Larned and Michael Alnore of Rozel will be re-opening the Larned Family Israeli/Okinawan Kobra Kai Karate and Mixed Martial Arts Academy. The school is located at 505 Broadway, next to Vanley's, in Larned. Mr. Chlumsky will serve as the head instructor of the Academy and Mr. Alnore will be the assistant head instructor at the Larned Academy. Classes start Feb. 2, Mondays and Wednesdays from 6 p.,m. to 8 p.m. For further ...
Dear Editor, I am writing in response to Frank Clark's article "Denial of Israel is costing America" in the Feb. 4 edition of the Great Bend Tribune. His opinion based on Genesis 12:3 and a list of "factual evidence" from the book "Israel:The Blessing or the Curse" highlights a trend in Christianity that I find troubling. The idea that God's wrath is directed at people because of their choices is, I think Mr. Clark will ...
Dear Editor, I want to thank all the wonderful people in Great Bend that took time to call me after my last letter. All the advice you all shared was very much appreciated. Many of you wanted me to put the landlords name in the paper; I am not going to do that at this time, as I am hoping he will appreciate the fact that we paid him February rent and gave a 30-day ...
Dear Editor, We are sure we speak for many readers of the Tribune in thanking you for the "Kansas At 150" you are publishing each Sunday. We have only lived in Great Bend since 1972, so we are learning so much about the history of the city, county and area from your specials. Whoever at the Tribune thought of this idea deserves much credit. Good job to your entire newspaper staff. Don and Elsie Learned, ...
The winter storm postponed all of the area high school basketball games on Tuesday night. Great Bend High School’s basketball teams are playing host to Western Athletic Conference foe Garden City on Friday night at Panther Fieldhouse. It will be Homecoming.
A large contingent of Great Bend High School business students traveled to Canton/Galva last weekend to participate in the Future Business Leaders of America district competition.
VALLEY CENTER - The Great Bend High School wrestling team opened the season on Saturday, finishing fifth at the Valley Center Duals Tournament.
OSBORNE - The Hoisington High School wrestling team went to the Osborne Invitational as defending tournament champions.
Bryce Petty had to wait behind a Heisman Trophy winner and then another record-setting quarterback for his turn at Baylor.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - Kansas State is headed back to the desert, this time to face Michigan in the Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl.
RUSSELL - It took more than four quarters, but Russell High School's girls' basketball team put Ellinwood away in overtime.
RUSSELL - Ellinwood High School's boys' basketball team took an early lead and held on to beat Russell 54-41 on Friday night.
SALINA - While the Great Bend High School boys' swimming team finished fourth out of five teams in the Panthers' season-opening meet at Salina, they showed some potential according to head coach Steve Beaumont.
BRONCOS 51, TITANS 28
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Jim Johnson, Sunflower Diversified Services executive director, left, accepts a donation of $365.30 from John Clayton, Ellinwood Knights of Columbus Grand Knight. The K of C donated proceeds from its recent Tootsie Roll fundraiser to the non-profit agency. Johnson expressed gratitude on behalf of people with developmental disabilities and delays who receive Sunflower's services.
Nikki Snow has been recognized for her exemplary customer service at Office Products Inc. – some of which is obvious to customers, some not so obvious.
Attracted by the autumn displays of chrysanthemums seen in the yards and flower gardens around town, Jeannine Girton chose these colorful flowers as her program topic for the November Garden Club meeting.
Military veterans in Great Bend and surrounding areas are invited this week to visit Argonne Post 180, 1011 Kansas Ave., to learn more about the organization. State headquarters staff from the American Legion will be in town Thursday through Saturday to discuss veterans' benefits and service to the community. Paul Sanford, Kansas membership chairman, said all wartime veterans are invited to learn more about the American Legion and veteran benefits. Membership and veteran information staff ...
Those visiting the Shafer Art Gallery last Sunday could walk in a winter wonderland, yet stay completely protected from the harsh elements of the Kansas cold season at the "Big Holiday Show – Holiday Open House" reception.
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