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The Book Nook

Happy Friday from Your Great Bend Public Library. November has just flown by and we can't believe that December is here already. We have a lot planned this month but we wanted to start off by letting you know which days we will be opening late and which days we will be closed.

November 29, 2017 | By Elizabeth Dukelow | Entertainment


Sunflower, local business ask community to brighten Christmas

Christmas will be a little merrier for children who might not otherwise have a package to open this year, thanks to a local non-profit agency and a Great Bend business.

November 29, 2017 | Special to the Tribune | Local News


It’s beginning to look like Christmas in Ellinwood

ELLINWOOD - The Ellinwood Garden Club decorated the planter boxes downtown this past weekend in time for Christkindlmarket, Sunday, Dec. 3. Mike Westerman, secretary of the garden club, and Kent Roth (not shown) layered the varied evergreens and club members attached the bulbs and bows. Here, Helen Urban puts on the finishing touch - Christmas wrapped boxes she made for each of the planter boxes.

November 29, 2017 | Special to the Tribune | Local News


Heartland Cancer Center Highlights Lung Cancer Awareness Through November

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in the United States and the world. Annually, about 200,000 people in the United States are told they have lung cancer and more than 150,000 people in the U.S. die each year from the disease. With November being recognized as "Lung Cancer Awareness Month," Heartland Cancer Center, Great Bend, has been doing its part to educate the community about this devastating disease.

November 28, 2017 | Special to the Tribune | Business


Barton takes sole possession of Jayhawk lead

It is still early in the grueling 26-game Jayhawk Conference race. But Saturday night in Arkansas City was going to give either Barton or host Cowley the out-right lead in that race.

November 25, 2017 | BY MIKE MARZOLF Special to the Tribune | Community College


Saints and Rams have dynamic, balanced offenses

Suppose you were told the New Orleans Saints could run the ball and play defense, and Drew Brees was still their quarterback.

November 25, 2017 | By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer | AP Sports


Rudolph, No. 18 Cowboys roll over KU

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) - Mason Rudolph passed for 438 yards and two touchdowns and ran for two scores in his final home game to lead No. 18 Oklahoma State to a 58-17 victory over Kansas on Saturday.

November 25, 2017 | Special to the Tribune | AP Sports


Roemer, Tonzi earn 1st team All-Region honors

A pair of Barton men's soccer players were selected to the All Region VI first team released this past week.

November 25, 2017 | BY MIKE MARZOLF Special to the Tribune | Community College


Cougars battle but come up short against Cowley

After knocking off unbeaten and Jayhawk Conference co-leader Seward County Tuesday, the Barton women had a chance to do likewise in Arkansas City Saturday night.

November 25, 2017 | BY MIKE MARZOLF Special to the Tribune | Community College


K-State scores on final play for 20-17 victory

MANHATTAN (AP) - Skylar Thompson wanted to hit Isaiah Zuber on the final play of the game, only the Kansas State wide receiver was so tightly covered that the young quarterback had to scramble to his left.

November 25, 2017 | Special to the Tribune | AP Sports


Garden Club hoping to interest new members

"How did you become interested in gardening and flowers?" This question was asked by Nancy Swafford to kick start a rush of memories by the 14 members of Great Bend Garden Club during their November meeting. From requirements to weed the family garden patch before being allowed to go swimming as a child, to making hollyhock ladies, to watching a mother grow whole new plants from just a leaf from an existing African violet or a branch from an existing bushy plant, to resurrecting geraniums which had hung and dried over the winter in a garage, to having a father ...

November 25, 2017 | Special to the Tribune | Club News


The holiday view from a tired lady

"Thanksgiving is over for this present season

November 25, 2017 | By Judi Tabler | Columnists


Master Gardener training course coming in 2018

Even though gardening season is over, gardeners themselves never stop learning, growing and giving. This is the essence of what it means to be a Master Gardener. If you enjoy learning and giving back as a volunteer, consider becoming a Master Gardener in 2018.

November 25, 2017 | Special to the Tribune | Agriculture


BCC voice students perform in voice festival

Barton Community College voice instructor Glenna Gaunt entered eight of her voice students in the Tabor Voice Festival on Saturday, Oct. 28, in Hillsboro. The vocal competition included the divisions of high school freshmen and sophomores, high school juniors and seniors, and college freshmen and sophomores, with the category of either classical or musical theater. Students were required to perform one memorized song in either of the disciplines.

November 24, 2017 | Special to the Tribune | Education


Fat rats get cancer

It's holiday time with Thanksgiving this past Thursday and Christmas and New Year's Day just around the corner. This means all sorts of good tasting food – ham, roast turkey, bread stuffing, green beans, cranberry sauce, sweet potatoes, wine and pumpkin pie.

November 24, 2017 | Special to the Tribune | Agriculture


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Articles By Author - Special to the Tribune


Ellen Leikam 1927 - 2018

FULTON, Texas - Ellen Leikam, a resident of Fulton, Texas, died Jan. 16, 2018. She was born in Great Bend, KS, on July 20, 1927, to ...

January 22, 2018 | Special to the Tribune | Obituaries


Keith W. Patterson 1935-2018

ROZEL- Keith W. Patterson, 82, passed away January 20, 2018 at Pawnee Valley Community Hospital, Larned.

January 22, 2018 | Special to the Tribune | Obituaries


Gomez wins Kansas Open; Cougars finish in third place

WICHITA -The Kansas Open gives collegiate wrestling teams in the state a chance to see how they stack up against each other.

January 22, 2018 | BY MIKE MARZOLF | Community College


Rep. Marshall’s Statement on Government Shut-down

WASHINGTON D.C. - Congressman Roger Marshall, M.D. issued the following statement after Senate Democrats voted against the bill to keep our government open and ...

January 20, 2018 | Special to the Tribune | Local News


Students of the Week

November and December Students of the Week at Great Bend High School were treated to lunch recently at Gambino's Pizza. They are, from left ...

January 20, 2018 | Special to the Tribune | Education


Reflections on hospitals and caregivers

This week's column is difficult for me to write. However, I wish to dedicate this week to every grieved family in America. You see ...

January 20, 2018 | By Judi Tabler guest columnist | Columnists


GB student wins Instagram photo contest

Two of her favorite worlds - social media and photography - recently collided and Molly Kaiser came out a winner. But more than the $20 she won ...

January 20, 2018 | Special to the Tribune | Local News


Estes thanks co-workers, residents during special week

While this is a nationally recognized week honoring Shelly Estes and her peers, she took the opportunity to thank the people who make her job ...

January 20, 2018 | Special to the Tribune | Business


DACA Dreamers

January 20, 2018 | Special to the Tribune | Editorial Cartoons


Area Prep basketball roundup

HOISINGTON BOYS WINTER JAM

January 18, 2018 | Special to the Tribune | Prep Sports


Barton keeps rolling along, hammer Colby in Jayhawk play

COLBY – Life at the top on the road can often be tough for a basketball team.

January 17, 2018 | BY MIKE MARZOLF | Community College


Miller sets school record as Barton picks up first road win

COLBY – Road win, check. School record, check.

January 17, 2018 | BY MIKE MARZOLF | Community College


Winter is back and helping KU get a comeback win

Winter came back. I wouldn't say with a vengeance, but it definitely returned this past week.

January 17, 2018 | BY MIKE MARZOLF | Community College


Kansas State routs No. 4 Oklahoma

MANHATTAN (AP) - Barry Brown scored 24 points, Dean Wade added 21 and Kansas State frustrated Oklahoma star Trae Young all game in springing an 87-69 ...

January 16, 2018 | Special to the Tribune | AP Sports


BCC sweeps foes at Cougar Duals

The Barton wrestling team has proven to be a pretty quality dual team this season. The Cougars, ranked No. 10 in the nation, have scored ...

January 16, 2018 | BY MIKE MARZOLF Special to the Tribune | Community College


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