LARNED - The Fort Larned USD 495 board of education has approved proactive cost-savings measures that will reduce the district's budget at least $250,000 for the 2011-2012 school year.
LARNED - The Larned High tennis team added the final finishing touches for the Doerr-Vernon Park tennis courts.
LARNED - Upon first inspection, State Senator Allen Schmidt was duly impressed by the Larned State Hospital facilities. Monday marked the first visit to the Larned State Hospital complex for Schmidt, a Democrat representing District 36, since February.
LARNED - After a series of football-related concussions in 2010, Larned High School had already committed to buying 16 new football helmets.
NESS COUNTY - A Western Plains bus driver certified as a EMT is being hailed as a heroine following a bus accident in northern Ness County Friday morning.
LARNED - Kim Barnes, Pawnee County Cooperative Association CFO, said contributing tax credits to help purchase a CT scanner for Pawnee Valley Community Hospital makes perfect sense.
LARNED - The Pawnee County Commission has chosen Murray Company, Overland Park, to be the construction firm for the $18 million Pawnee Valley Community Hospital.
LARNED - Jim Vratil of Larned saw how teamwork transformed a challenging task on a construction job that everyone was proud of.
LARNED - Larned Pride organizers are well on their way to transforming Doerr-Vernon Park into a Splash Pad with a Fort Larned theme.
LARNED - The tennis courts repair work at Doerr-Vernon Park is simply hard work.
LARNED - Two housing projects were spotlighted during a recent Larned city council meeting.
LARNED - Jason Gillig believes working in Pawnee County is a perfect way for the Hutton Construction office staff and craftsmen to work side-by-side.
LARNED -- When local architect Tim Schaller was asked to donate his skill with plans for a proposed Splash Pad at Doerr-Vernon Park, he said 'Yes.'
LARNED - Larned Mayor Robert Pivonka retained his seat Tuesday after a challenge from Lee Hockett. Pivonka received 361 votes and Hockett had 214 votes.
By Jim Misunas
Friday, Aug. 29
Tuesday, Aug. 26
Thursday, Aug. 28
An oncologist who has been treating patients in Great Bend has come under scrutiny, triggered by a complaint to the Kansas Board of Healing Arts from a Reno County patient, according to an investigation conducted by the Wichita Eagle.
By Jim Misunas
It was difficult to tell who was having more fun - the dogs or their owners.
Lewis Young is always thinking of others.
Two Reno County residents riding a motorcycle have died from injuries after being clipped by a detached trailer Saturday morning in Great Bend, according to the Great Bend police.
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