Barton County Historical Society is one of more than 1,800 museums across America to offer free admission to military personnel and their families this summer in collaboration with the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, and the Department of Defense.
MANHATTAN - For the first time in program history, K-State and Manhattan will serve as one of 16 national sites for the 2013 NCAA Division I Baseball Championship, as the Big 12 Champion Wildcats were selected Sunday to host a regional, starting on Friday at Tointon Family Stadium.
OKLAHOMA CITY - Grinding through a rough patch with their chances of playing in the postseason slipping away, Sunny Golloway and the Oklahoma Sooners quickly realized their hardships weren't so bad when a deadly tornado struck a neighboring community.
May 27, 2013|
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At the invitation of Kansas Governor Sam Brownback, Tristan Yount of Great Bend, was selected to attend the 30th Annual Governor's Scholars Awards Program on May 5, in Topeka. Tristan attended Great Bend High School.
James and Debbie McCormick of Ellinwood and Curtis and Martha Malone of Raymond, announce the engagement of their daughter, Chelsea Malone of Granite Shoals, Texas, to Jacob Sivells of Granite Shoals, Texas, son of Hardy and Theresa Sivells and Brett and Evia Ballard all of Marble Falls, Texas.
Todd and Kelsey Scheuerman announce the birth of their daughter, Madilyn Grace Scheuerman, on April 19 at Great Bend Regional Hospital. She weighed 7 lbs. 12 oz. and was 20 in. long. She has a 3-year-old big brother, Tyler Alexander Scheuerman.
May is both National High Blood Pressure Education Month and Stroke Awareness Month. It only makes sense to acknowledge both of these disease processes at the same time because when you control your blood pressure you greatly reduce your risk of stroke---which is the fourth leading cause of death in the United States.
May 26, 2013|
Contributed by Dr. Perry M. Smith, M.D.
Dr. Smith is a Family Practice Physician at Central Kansas Family Practice. He has been committed to
Lately, I have had a few questions about Carpenter Bees, and what to do about them when they start becoming a nuisance on your property. I contacted Dr. Robert Bauernfeind, a K-State Research and Extension specialist and State Leader Entomologist to learn a little more about Carpenter Bees, and what to do about them when their benefits as pollinators no longer outweigh the problems of having them close by. He sent out an article that I wanted to share with you. If you have any questions, contact us at 620-793-1910.
The following well-balanced and nutritious Friendship Meals will be served for lunch at the Great Bend Senior Center, 2005 Kansas Ave. Meals are served with milk; donations for coffee and tea are accepted.
I had never really thought about such books existing, but the May 8 "Newsweek" reports that Amish romance novels are big business, accounting for as much as half of the inspirational fiction market and involving dozens of new titles each month.
It's graduation season for secondary and post-secondary education. Some graduates are continuing their formal education and many are looking for work. Many are still trying to figure out their career. Too many have never considered agriculture as a career path for a variety of perceived reasons: low wages, poor benefits, they don't hire women, less than desirable working conditions, no experience in agriculture, no jobs, no opportunity for advancement. All of those perceptions are wrong. This column isn't saying there aren't less than desirable jobs in agriculture but these jobs are shrinking as agriculture adapts to ...
MANHATTAN - Outstanding undergraduate research in topics ranging from presidential history to biosystems engineering has earned several Kansas State University students the Kirmser Undergraduate Research Award, presented through the K-State Libraries.
MANHATTAN - Nathan Legleiter always wanted a Kansas State University degree, but he needed a way to complete it while living and working in the Great Bend area. He used a special partnership between Barton Community College and the university to complete his bachelor's degree in general business.