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A chance to shine

The Olympics came to Great Bend Friday.

May 06, 2011 | Dale Hogg | News


Fourty years ago, the Great Bend High School music department needed a grand piano. This need spawned a tradition that continues to this day – the annual GBHS Variety Show.

May 05, 2011 | Dale Hogg | News

Cities, county endorse Relay

Each year as the Relay for Life of Barton County nears, mayors of Barton County communities gather in Great Bend to support a county-wide proclamation backing the annual cancer fighting event.

May 03, 2011 | Dale Hogg | News

More than a chip off the old block

"I am blessed," said Great Bend artist Chet Cale earlier this week.

April 30, 2011 | Dale Hogg | Columnists

High school warns of ACT/SAT scam

Unified School District 428 officials are warning Great Bend parents of a scam involving ACT/SAT testing.

April 29, 2011 | Dale Hogg | News

Tentative teacher agreement on the table

Although it remains to be ratified by district teachers and approved by the School Board, negotiators for the teachers and administrators reached a preliminary contract Wednesday, Superintendent Tom Vernon told the Unified School District 428 School Board Thursday afternoon.

April 28, 2011 | Dale Hogg | News

Department of Labor to make local sweep

Federal labor officials want to get the word out to employees and employers that they are watching, even in a rural areas such as the Golden Belt.

April 26, 2011 | Dale Hogg | News

Jobless rate dips slightly

The state's jobless rate continued its downward trend in March as unemployment in Kansas hit 7.1 percent, the Kansas Department of Labor announced this week. This is down from 7.2 percent in February 2011 and down from 7.5 percent in March 2010.

April 23, 2011 | Dale Hogg | News

Cars and trains to be on display next weekend

From sports cars to railroad cars, next Sunday will be a busy day in Great Bend as Mid-America Mopar and the Golden Belt Model Railroaders Association plan their annual showcase events.

April 23, 2011 | Dale Hogg | News

Voices for the voiceless

On Jan. 11, 2007, Treasa Lynn Carter was brutally stabbed to death by her husband in Pawnee Rock. Prior to her death, there had been reports loud arguments in the home, but not of violence.

April 16, 2011 | Dale Hogg | News


As the Great Bend mock disaster drill, simulating a tornado touching down in the city, wrapped up Thursday afternoon, the area fell under a real tornado watch.

April 14, 2011 | Dale Hogg | News

Wear blue today

As of the end of 2010, there were 211 children with open child abuse and neglect cases in Barton county.

April 14, 2011 | Dale Hogg | News

USD 428 votes to reduce Parents as Teachers staff

For about 10 years, Unified School District 428 in Great Bend has shared a Parents as Teachers grant with USD 355 in Ellinwood.

April 11, 2011 | Dale Hogg | News

Family Crisis Center to hold Walk-A-Mile event

Men, whether you think you look good in heels or not, the second-annual Walk-a-Mile in Her Shoes fundraiser will give a chance to show of those legs.

April 07, 2011 | Dale Hogg | News

By nearly 2 to 1, Allison retains mayor’s post

By a nearly two-to-one margin over challenger and city council member Randy Myers, Great Bend Mayor Mike Allison retained his job in Tuesday's general election.

April 05, 2011 | Dale Hogg | News

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Advanced primary election ballots available

Barton County registered voters can now apply for advanced ballots for the Tuesday, Aug. 7, primary election, said Donna Zimmerman, Barton county clerk and election ...

July 14, 2018 | Dale Hogg | Local News

To beat the heat, stay hydrated

Am I dehydrated?

July 11, 2018 | Dale Hogg | Local News

City Council goes shopping

Great Bend Interim City Administrator George Kolb offered the City Council what he termed a "shopping list" during his 2019 budget presentation Tuesday night.

July 11, 2018 | Dale Hogg | Local News

No action on administrator after special meeting

The Great Bend City Council emerged from a 15-minute special meeting executive session Tuesday evening and immediately adjourned. The meeting was called to discuss the ...

July 10, 2018 | Dale Hogg | Local News

Stuffing the bus

United Way of Central Kansas is gearing up for its annual Stuff the Bus event across Barton and Pawnee counties, said UWCK Executive Director Gaila ...

July 09, 2018 | Dale Hogg | Local News

City administrator topic of special council meeting

The Great Bend City Council will hold a special meeting at 5:15 p.m. Tuesday at the City Office, 1209 Williams. The sole agenda ...

July 07, 2018 | Dale Hogg | Local News

Voters must trust electoral system

From making sure voting rolls are accurate to preventing foreign interference in local elections, Kansas secretary of state candidate Dennis Taylor said voters must have ...

July 06, 2018 | Dale Hogg | Local News

Health officials urging early flu shots

The Centers for Disease Prevention and Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices are recommending getting influenza shots early this year, as early as August, Barton County ...

July 03, 2018 | Dale Hogg | Local News


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