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August 04, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Menus and Activities


A career or a job?

First as usual, a drought update is in order. Again, nothing after 8 a.m. this past Tuesday is included. The biggest change is the bullseye of extreme and exceptional drought in Northeast Kansas and part of Southeast Kansas has expanded and the area of exceptional drought expanded a bit. Our area is relatively unchanged and much of Northwest and a substantial portion of Southwest Kansas are not even abnormally dry. The moderate temperatures most of the past week slowed down corn grain fill which should help yields. Reports across the state indicate the 2018 corn crop is well ahead ...

August 04, 2018 | Dr. Victor L. Martin | Agriculture


Trump's Straw Haters

August 04, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Editorial Cartoons


D.C. vs Pittsburgh

Washington, D.C., routinely ranks high in surveys on America's most livable cities, but as somebody who's been a resident of both areas, I can tell you that Pittsburgh's a far better place to live.

August 04, 2018 | Tom Purcell | Columnists


Beware the scent of musk

Everyone's still talking about the dramatic tumble in the price of Facebook stock which, if the estimates are reliable, had left its founder - Mark Zuckerberg - more than $10 billion poorer than he was at the start of the month.

August 04, 2018 | Peter Roff | Columnists


A Woman’s View

We gals meet for coffee once a week and we can talk up a storm. We handle at least five subjects at once, often changing direction in midstream. And being women, we can do this without losing a detail. There is so much to say.

August 04, 2018 | Judi Tabler | Local Life


Robert Arno Jensen 1948 - 2018

GREAT BEND - Robert Arno Jensen, 70, passed away August 3, 2018, at Great Bend Regional Hospital, Great Bend. He was born August 2, 1948, at Great Bend, to Arno V. and Jessie Marie (Woods) Jensen.

August 04, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Obituaries


Samuel Clayton Shoaff 1929 - 2018

Samuel Clayton Shoaff, 89, passed away July 12, 2018, at Cherry Village Nursing Home, Great Bend. He was born June 11, 1929 at Hardtner, Kan., to Charles L. Sr. and Ruth A. (McCabe) Shoaff. He married Betty F. Hanzlicek, May 22, 1955 at Wilson, Kan. She died Dec. 22, 2013.

August 03, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Obituaries


Delores Frances Frenzl

ODIN - Delores Frances Frenzl, 91, died August 2, 2018, at Riverbend Assisted Living, Great Bend, Kansas. She was born April 2, 1927, in Olmitz, Kansas, the daughter of John J. and Judith (Mater) Schneider. Delores was a 1945 graduate of Great Bend High School.

August 02, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Obituaries


John Charles Adams 1934 - 2018

LARNED - John Charles Adams was born Dec. 14, 1934 in Macksville, Kan. and died in Wichita, Kan. on Aug. 1, 2018. He was the only child born to James Samuel Adams and Helen Louise McMorran Adams. John graduated Larned High School in 1953. He attended the University of Kansas and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and continued his education receiving a Master's Degree in Social Work. While in attendance he was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity and served as President. He was on the KU swimming and diving team and lettered, and played ...

August 02, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Obituaries


Trump Jaws

August 02, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Editorial Cartoons


News by the numbers

"90% of media coverage of my Administration is negative, despite the tremendously positive results we are achieving."

August 02, 2018 | Peter Funt | Columnists


Dolphins and fireworks and Toto - oh my!

Welcome to another installment of "Things you should do before the highlight of your week is lime Jell-O Thursday!"

August 02, 2018 | Jase Graves | Columnists


OTR for Aug. 2, 2018

Great Bend Fire/EMS

August 02, 2018 | Tribune Staff | On the Record


Sheriff seeking help finding wanted man

The Barton County Sheriff's Office submitted this news release this morning:

August 02, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Local News


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Rolling Sculpture Car Show set for Saturday, Aug. 25

Barton County Historical Society will host Rolling Sculpture 2018, its annual car show and open house, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on ...

August 18, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Local News


Marilee T. (Feist) Huslig 1925 - 2018

ELLINWOOD - Marilee T. (Feist) Huslig, 92, was called Home by her Lord and Savior on Friday, August 17, 2018.

August 18, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Obituaries


Roy Eldredge Savage Jr. 1940- 2018

Roy Eldredge Savage Jr., 78, passed away at his home in Great Bend on Aug. 14, 2018. He was born June 24, 1940, in Devine ...

August 18, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Obituaries


Special Needs Calendar

Tuesday

August 18, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Menus and Activities


Not the Enemy of the People

August 18, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Editorial Cartoons


Middle America, are you ready for your face tattoos?

Like many kids, I had a dalliance with washable temporary tattoos.

August 18, 2018 | Danny Tyree | Columnists


Sugarcan aphid

Sugarcane aphid has now been confirmed in Barton County. Scouting fields early will help determine the need for an insecticide application before losses occur. Treating ...

August 18, 2018 | Alicia Boor | Agriculture


Drought declarations updated in Kansas counties

TOPEKA - While there have been some recent rains, drought conditions for many areas of the state, especially eastern Kansas, continue to worsen.

August 18, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Agriculture


Pre-plant wheat school offered for local farmers

A Pre-Plant Wheat School will be held from 2:30-5 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 30, at the American Ag Credit building, 5634 10th Street ...

August 18, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Agriculture


Develop dialogue

More often than we'd like to admit we sometimes shoot ourselves in the foot when talking about the challenges we face in farming and ...

August 18, 2018 | John Schlageck, Kansas Farm Bureau | Agriculture


Wheat code finally cracked; wheat genome sequence will bring stronger wheat varieties to farmers

MANHATTAN - Kansas State University scientists, in collaboration with the International Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium, have published in the international journal Science a detailed description of ...

August 18, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Agriculture


Jim Cornwell 80th

Jim Cornwell will celebrate his 80th birthday with a reception from 2-4 p.m. on Aug. 25 at the Hoisington Activity Center, 1200 N. Susank ...

August 18, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Birthdays


Irv Gotsche 90th

Irv Gotsche of Great Bend will celebrate his 90th birthday with a reception from 2-4 p.m. on Aug. 25 at River Bend Assisted Living ...

August 18, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Birthdays


Vernon Steinert 90th

Vernon Steinert of Great Bend will celebrate his 90th birthday on Aug. 18 with a card shower.

August 18, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Birthdays


Barbara Thompson 80th

Barbara (Buckbee) Thompson of Ellinwood will celebrate her 80th birthday with an open house from 2-5 p.m. on Aug. 25 at the Immanuel United ...

August 18, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Birthdays


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