WICHITA – The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has opened an investigation after receiving a report that a male employee of Fuller Industries LLC was killed on the job Thursday afternoon, according to a news release from the agency.
The Great Bend Tribune incorrectly stated in Thursday's edition that the city's artificial ice skating rink that is normally set up in Jack Kilby Square at Christmas will be in use this year. However, it will not be available and this is due to the pending renovations to the square. The Tribune regrets the error.
Leavenworth holds an important place in Kansas history. It played a key role in the early settlement of the West, a major part in the Bloody Kansas era prior to the Civil War and prisons there have housed many of our nation's most notorious criminals.
It was a brisk fall morning Friday as the late morning sun filtered through the golden autumn leaves at Veterans Memorial Park. The rows of star-spangled banners lining the Avenue of Flags danced in the stiff breeze.
On Oct. 21, the Great Bend Police Department Building Assessment took place as part of the on-going project to remodel the aging structure, City Administrator Howard Partington told the City Council Monday night.
The Great Bend City Council wants to do what it can to separate the city-owned Events Center and the neighboring Parkside Hotel and Convention Center. To this end, the council Monday night authorized the removal of a covered walkway connecting the two buildings.