Former Great Bend High School track coach Todd Eric Kaiser Thursday morning entered a plea of no contest on a charge of sexual exploitation of a child. Sentencing has been set for 9 a.m. June 23 in Barton Count District Court.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Agriculture Tuesday announced it has authorized temporary emergency grazing on Conservation Reserve Program lands located in Kansas (including Ellsworth County), Oklahoma and Texas to help ranchers impacted by the wildfires.
Even though the tremendous number of calls in support of the Great Bend JC Penney's didn't sway J.C. Penney company to keep it open, they did impress company offiDAAddllfdv cials, Great Bend Chamber of Commerce President Jan Peters told the Great Bend City Council Monday night.
The Great Bend City Council struck a chord with the Great Bend Recreation Commission Monday night as the council approved partnering with GBRC on the installation of outdoor musical equipment at Veterans Memorial Park.
Making Barton County as healthy as possible is the goal of the Health Department, and National Public Health Week calls attention to this cause, Barton County Health Director Shelly Schneider told the County Commission Monday morning.
HOISINGTON - There will be a public open house to review the Cow Creek floodplain mapping project in Barton County from 2-8 p.m. Wednesday at the Hoisington Recreation Center, 1200 Susank Road in Hoisington.
Noxious weeds are one of the greatest threats to the Kansas environment, but strong local efforts to control them are a tremendous help, Barton County Road and Bridge Director Dale Phillips told the County Commission Monday morning.
For the second time in two weeks, the purchase of a new piece of equipment ignited a discussion as he Barton County Commission Monday morning approved the purchase of a new excavator for the Road and Bridge Department.
Paving the way for the start of 2017 summer county road resurfacing projects, the Barton County Commission Monday morning approved the bid from Venture Corporation of Great Bend for $7.43 per ton for cold mix asphalt.
RICE COUNTY - A cloud of smoke rose from a pasture in southeast Rice County last Saturday morning. But unlike with the recent wildfires that have ravaged Kansas, no alarms rang and there were no fire trucks on the scene.
A revised version of Great Bend Neighborhood Revitalization Plan, a property tax rebate program targeting new buildings and improvements, was given the OK by the City Council Monday night. The action followed a public hearing on the matter that was reconvened from the March 6 council meeting.