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It wasn't what they were expecting.

November 26, 2013 | Dale Hogg | News

Vandals striking again

Vandalized stop signs are once again been an issue in rural parts of Barton County, Road and Bridge Director Dale Phillips reported to the County Commission Monday morning. Four signs were damaged in this way with six other being reported as either vandalized or wind damaged.

November 26, 2013 | Dale Hogg | News

Treasured assets

Last week, two guys from Norway dropped into an area business. They said they had traveled all the way to Barton County specifically to hunt at Cheyenne Bottoms.

November 25, 2013 | Dale Hogg | Viewpoint

Scenic overlook project gets extra funding

When it comes to grants, it's not often more money is offered than originally requested. But, that is the case for a joint county/state project to improve the Cheyenne Bottoms Scenic Overlook between Hoisington and Claflin, County Administrator Richard Boeckman told the County Commission Monday morning.

November 25, 2013 | Dale Hogg | News


TOPEKA – There won't be an increase in Thanksgiving travel this year, but the roads and skies will still be plenty stuffed, according to AAA's annual travel forecast.

November 23, 2013 | Dale Hogg | News

Be safe out there

Kansans and other Midwesterners have much to be thankful for come Thanksgiving. They are blessed with gas prices that are among the lowest in the country and an economy that fared better than that in other parts of the nation.

November 23, 2013 | Dale Hogg | Viewpoint

Lifestyle change is about the long-term

Managing Editor Dale Hogg and his wife, Volunteers in Action Volunteer Coordinator Linn Hogg, have embarked on this two-month lifestyle change experiment as a couple.

November 20, 2013 | by Linn Hogg | Healthy Living


Next week Kansas roads will be busy with Thanksgiving holiday travelers going to and from grandmother's house or other destinations. It is also time to take extra care when hitting the road, local and state safety officials said.

November 20, 2013 | Dale Hogg | News

Apartment developer seeking rezoning

Before the Great Bend Planning Commission Monday night is a request from a Kansas City, Mo., developer to rezone land at 29th and Adams for multi-family homes.

November 20, 2013 | Dale Hogg | News

Raptor Center hours to change for now

A staffing change at Brit Spaugh Zoo will impact the hours of the facility's Raptor Center, which serves as the main entry point for the zoo, Great Bend City Administrator Howard Partington told the City Council Monday night.

November 19, 2013 | Dale Hogg | News

Cemetery to get electronic kiosk

It took a tie-breaking vote by Great Bend Mayor Mike Allison Monday night to approve the construction of an electronic directory kiosk at Great Bend Municipal Cemetery.

November 18, 2013 | Dale Hogg | News

Winners no matter what

There was a lot of big news for area sports fans over the weekend.

November 18, 2013 | Dale Hogg | Viewpoint

County ‘liking’ social media

First, Barton County launched its new webiste.

November 18, 2013 | Dale Hogg | News

A difficult decision

After much deliberation and soul searching, the Barton County Commission Monday morning voted to sell or somehow dispose of the County Annex in Hoisington.

November 18, 2013 | Dale Hogg | News

City Council considers airport hangar’s fate

It will be recommended to the Great Bend City Council Monday night that it authorize Mayor Mike Allison to sign an agreement with federal and state agencies, paving the way for the demolition of a World War II-era hangar at the Great Bend Municipal Airport.

November 15, 2013 | Dale Hogg | News

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Debating the debates

Many of us have watched all of, or at least parts of, the presidential debates. And, it should come as no big surprise that an ...

October 22, 2016 | Dale Hogg | Viewpoint

Boeckman resigns as county administrator

Following two executive sessions totaling 90 minutes Friday morning, the Barton County Commission emerged to announce County Administrator had resigned effective Friday at the request ...

October 21, 2016 | Dale Hogg | Local News

Moran crashes GB Chamber coffee

Paying a visit to the Great Bend Chamber of Commerce coffee Thursday morning, U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.), told those gathered at Tele-Communications Inc ...

October 20, 2016 | Dale Hogg | Local News

November busy in Great Bend

November will be Explore Great Bend month again and participating retailers will be ready to host a different event each Saturday, City Administrator Howard Partington ...

October 19, 2016 | Dale Hogg | Local News

‘Micro’ utility trucks to be legal on city streets

The Great Bend City Council Monday night approved an ordinances that will allow the so-called micro utility trucks on city streets.

October 18, 2016 | Dale Hogg | Local News

Cow Creek floodplain remapping progressing

Barton County Commissioner Alicia Straub recently attended a Cow Creek Working Group meeting, the on-going Kansas Division of Water Resources project involving the Cow Creek ...

October 18, 2016 | Dale Hogg | Local News

Shades of something new

The Great Bend Events Center is getting a new look and now the color of that look has been set.

October 17, 2016 | Dale Hogg | Local News

Sunday liquor sales in GB now legal

It is now legal to sell and purchase liquor and cereal malt beverages seven days a week within the City of Great Bend following action ...

October 17, 2016 | Dale Hogg | Local News

Commission holds another executive session

After an hour-long executive session Monday morning, the Barton County Commission emerged only to announce no action would result from the closed-door meeting. It was ...

October 17, 2016 | Dale Hogg | Local News

New certification will help county with flood issues

It was a grueling test, but Barton County Engineer Barry McManaman prevailed.

October 17, 2016 | Dale Hogg | Local News

County tax sale successful

The annual Barton County Tax Sale was held on Oct. 11 at the courthouse. Of the 24 parcels on the auction block, 23 sold, County ...

October 17, 2016 | Dale Hogg | Local News

Get outside

On a rural Barton County blacktop Sunday morning, a hawk could be heard screeching overhead. The early fall weather was cool but the sun was ...

October 17, 2016 | Dale Hogg | Viewpoint

The wisdom of youth

It doesn't take a bunch of adults to explain the problem of distracted and impaired driving. Just look at the artwork created by area ...

October 15, 2016 | Dale Hogg | Viewpoint

Area intents to drill listed

Below are the intent to drill for oil permits in the area filed with the Kansas Corporation Commission in the past 180 days. The information ...

October 14, 2016 | Dale Hogg | Oil & Gas

In a rut

There is a lot said about distracted driving. How about some distracted deer?

October 13, 2016 | Dale Hogg | Local News

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