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 ...
I've heard a lot of interesting stories of people trying, and failing, to sign up for ObamaCare, but this one takes the cake.
The Big 12 will have its own championship Saturday, even without a title game.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Five former Kansas City Chiefs players who were on the team between 1987 and 1993 filed a lawsuit Tuesday claiming the team hid and even lied about the risks of head injuries during that time period when there was no collective bargaining agreement in place in the NFL.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The line of demarcation might as well be the Kansas City Chiefs' bye week.
MANHATTAN - Nobody was talking about bowl games at Kansas State in mid-October, when the Wildcats were sitting at 2-4 and feeling bruised and battered after a loss to Baylor.
WICHITA - Wichita State's athletics department says it's investigating improper clothing and apparel benefits to baseball players.
OLATHE - Michael Axton, 76, died Dec. 2 at the Kansas City Hospice House.
LBERT - Gerald Wesley "Jerry" Alexander, 69, died Dec. 2 at his home in Albert. He was born Dec. 21, 1943 at Florence County, S. C., the son of Jesse Clifton and Mavie Edna (Jolly) Alexander.
NEWTON - John Banman, 95, died Nov. 29, at Kidron Bethel Health Care in North Newton. Born on June 23, 1918 in Canton, he was the son of Jacob and Helen (Pankratz) Banman. He graduated from Newton High School, attended Bethel College for one year prior to completing his bachelor's degree at Wichita State University in 1940. Two years later he received the first master's degree given in clarinet performance from Northwestern University. He was ...
HOISINGTON -Opal C. DeMoss, 98, died Monday, Dec. 2, 2013 at Locust Grove Village in LaCrosse. She was born Oct. 13, 1915 at Nowata, Okla., the daughter of William and Sarah (Estes) Tate.
HOLLYWOOD, Fla. - Esther Dunham, 89, died on Dec. 2 at Golfcrest Health Care Center in Hollywood, Fla. Born July 16, 1924 in Scottsbluff, Neb., she was the daughter of Lee Selby and Alice Butler. On June 9, 1945 she married Jack Dunham in Hays. A former resident of Great Bend before moving to Florida, she was employed at J.C. Penneys and the Barton County Health Department until her retirement.
Lewis DeWitt, 69, died on Dec. 2 at his home in Great Bend. Born Dec. 12, 1943, in Cass Lake, Minn., he was the son of Fred F. and Katherine (Gaubatz) DeWitt. On Nov. 17, 1962 he married Dennie Lou Short at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in Great Bend. He moved to Kansas in 1962, residing in Lyons. Lewis and Dennie moved to Hutchinson, where he worked for International Harvester in Hutchinson. In ...
HUDSON -Alvin Albert Brensing, 97, passed away Dec. 3, 2013 at Wesley Towers, Hutchinson. Service is pending with Minnis Chapel, St. John.
SALINA - Wanda Lee Funk, 75, passed away on Dec. 1, at Kenwood View Rehabilitation & Health Care. Born on Feb. 8, 1938, in WaKeeney, she was the daughter of Hannah and Horrace Hobbick. She worked as a housekeeper.