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City’s guest tax numbers looking good

Folks are staying in Great Bend's hotels, lots of folks.

March 21, 2018 | Dale Hogg | Local News


Waterline work concerning business owners

The Main Street stretch of the massive waterline replacement project started in February with the anticipation it would take several months. Now, one month in, Great Bend Community Coordinator Christina Hayes said there is some grumbling among downtown shopkeepers.

March 21, 2018 | Dale Hogg | Local News


Pipelines cross beneath us

One might be surprised at the number of pipelines that criss-cross Barton County and the rest of the state, said Greg Alexander of Northern Natural Gas. Most are underground, and out sight and out of mind.

March 21, 2018 | Dale Hogg | Local News


Missing girl found dead

HOISINGTON – Two-year-old Iviona Lewis, the Hoisington girl reported missing Tuesday afternoon, was been found dead in rural Barton County, the Kansas Bureau of Investigation reported Wednesday morning, adding that an arrest in the case had been made.

March 21, 2018 | Dale Hogg | Local News


City to hire IT professional

Members of the City of Great Bend's information technology committee weighed carefully the advantages and disadvantages of hiring a full-time information technology manager for the city against contracting with an outside party to handle the important task.

March 20, 2018 | Dale Hogg | Local News


A lot of cookies

The Hoisington Girl Scouts Troop 11126 parlayed their Girl Scout Cookie profits into a lasting tribute for Barton County veterans.

March 20, 2018 | Dale Hogg | Local News


Commission shares frustration with county attorney

A unified Barton County Commission appreciated the plight of Denise Rankin, the former Great Bend woman accusing the County Attorney's Office of botching the handling of the sexual abuse case against her ex-husband. But, sadly, commissioners told her Monday morning there wasn't much they could do to help.

March 20, 2018 | Dale Hogg | Local News


Commission OKs county burn ban

Last Tuesday as 50 mile-per-hour winds whipped the region, Barton County Register of Deeds Pam Wornkey watched nervously as tongues of flame crackled and smoke billowed just about 100 yards from her home five miles south of Ellinwood.

March 12, 2018 | Dale Hogg | Local News


A star spangled third of July

The City of Great Bend's 2018 Fourth of July fireworks display will actually take place on July 3, the city council decided unanimously Monday night.

March 05, 2018 | Dale Hogg | Local News


Area bracing for severe weather

Wind-tunnel gusts whipping the region are ushering in the season of severe weather threats to the Great Plains. With emergency officials urging area residents to be ready, and the Barton County Commission Monday morning approved a proclamation denoting this as Severe Weather Awareness Week in Barton County.

March 05, 2018 | Dale Hogg | Local News


Arrest made in fatal hit-and-run

A man is in custody for the November 2017 hit-and-run incident on 10th Street that resulted in the death of a pedestrian, the Great Bend Police Department reported Thursday afternoon.

March 01, 2018 | Dale Hogg | Local News


Arrest made in fatal hit-and-run

A man is in custody for the November 2017 hit-and-run incident on 10th Street that resulted in the death of a pedestrian, the Great Bend Police Department reported Thursday afternoon.

March 01, 2018 | Dale Hogg | Local News


Decorations for the birds

If you go looking for the Kansas Wetlands Education Center's van amongst the cattails of Cheyenne Bottoms, you might miss it.

March 01, 2018 | Dale Hogg | Local News


Commission re-ups with KCCA

Citing the importance of interactions with county commissioners from across the state, the Barton County Commission Monday morning approved renewing the county's membership in the Kansas County Commissioners Association at a cost of $700.

February 26, 2018 | Dale Hogg | Local News


Appraisers aren’t the bad guys

Barton County Appraiser Barb Esfeld testified last Wednesday before the Kansas Senate Assessment and Taxation Committee. She hopes the lawmakers received her message.

February 21, 2018 | Dale Hogg | Local News


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Articles By Author - Dale Hogg


Welcome back Homer

It had been over two months since Second District Barton County Commissioner Homer Kruckenberg had taken his seat in the commission chambers. That changed Monday ...

June 11, 2018 | Dale Hogg | Local News


A lot to offer

On a recent Tuesday evening at Veterans Memorial Park, the Bat Cats were playing baseball on Al Burns Field, the softball diamonds were full, the ...

June 09, 2018 | Dale Hogg | Viewpoint


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