The Great Bend City Council Monday night agreed with the findings of Building Inspector Lee Schneider and Code Enforcement Officer Stuart Baker that a dilapidated trailer house at 26 Hickory St. is unsafe and dangerous and set a public hearing for 7:30 p.m. March 21, prior to the City Council meeting at City Hall to discuss the matter.
Some Kansas legislators are saying that perhaps legislative sessions are too long. Perhaps, they should be shortened, curtailed to expedite decisions and save taxpayer money. At first blush, this seems to make sense.
It is indeed unfortunate that Kroger has opted to close the Dillons store in St. John as of Feb. 6. The store had been a key part of the Stafford County community's identity for about three quarters of a century and was one of the first Dillons to open.
The newly restructured Great Bend Convention and Visitors' Bureau board will hold its first meeting at noon Friday in the Great Bend Events Center, it was announced at the City Council meeting Monday night.