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Fall is here

Last week, we were all reminded that fall is here, and winter is not too far off! As well as the snow that fell, we also had our first frost warning for Barton County of the season. This brings up the question, "What's the difference between a frost warning, a freeze warning and a hard freeze warning?" I looked up a little information on the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and this is their official definition.

October 22, 2013 | Nick Grubbe | Agriculture

Successful Parenting workshop

Raising children is one of the most important jobs a person will have during their life, but there are very few opportunities to receive parenting training. Join Donna Krug, Barton County Family & Consumer Science Agent, for a three part "Successful Parenting" workshop. Some of the topics covered include: self-esteem, communication and discipline. The workshop will be held from 1:30 to 3 p.m. on Nov. 7, 14, and 21 at the Barton County Extension Office Meeting Room, 1800 12th Street, Great Bend.

October 20, 2013 | Nick Grubbe | Local News

Cecilia Schremmer 90th

Cecilia Schremmer will celebrate her 90th birthday on Oct. 26 with a card shower.

October 20, 2013 | Nick Grubbe | Birthdays

Annual Carve-n-Show

Golden Belt Wood Carvers will hold their annual Carve-n-Show from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Oct. 26, and noon to 4 p.m. on Oct. 27, at the Great Bend Senior Center, 2007 Kansas Street. Completed carvings will be on display along with work in process. The public is invited to

October 20, 2013 | Nick Grubbe | Club News

Annual Cattlemen’s Convention and Trade Show slated for Dodge City

Cattlemen around the state are marking their calendars and gearing up to attend the Kansas Cattlemen's Association's Annual Cattlemen's Convention and Trade Show in Dodge City, Kansas. The event will take place on November 9th at the United Wireless Arena and Magouirk Conference Center.

October 20, 2013 | Nick Grubbe | Agriculture

Weather talk

For the first time last week a touch of fall filled the early morning air. With the coming of fall and approach of winter, it's fun to recall some time-tested weather sayings.

October 13, 2013 | John Schlageck, Kansas Farm Bureau | Agriculture

Larned Briefs

Flu shots Monday

October 10, 2013 | Nick Grubbe | Pawnee Co. Briefs

Landowners get short end of stick

Dear Editor,

October 09, 2013 | Nick Grubbe | Columnists

Senior Activities


October 06, 2013 | Nick Grubbe | Menus and Activities

Senior Activities


September 22, 2013 | Nick Grubbe | Menus and Activities

GBHS FFA officers work State Fair booth

September 22, 2013 | Nick Grubbe | Education

Velma Kay Fitzgerald Johansen 1941-2013

GREAT BEND – Velma Kay Fitzgerald Johansen, 72, died Sept. 21, 2013 at Cherry Village Nursing Home, Great Bend.

September 21, 2013 | Nick Grubbe | Obituaries

​Donald Keith Lowry 1928 - 2013

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Donald Keith Lowry proclaimed that he had lived the best life ever lived! He always maintained that his death would be much more sacred than his birth. Born Oct. 25th, 1928, Donald was the youngest of seven children of Homer and Verna Lowry and last decedent. Don achieved heavenly glory on Sept. 17, 2013. The Lowry family is reunited and restored!

September 19, 2013 | Nick Grubbe | Obituaries

Special Needs Calendar


September 15, 2013 | Nick Grubbe | Menus and Activities

League of Women Voters meeting

League of Women Voters of Great Bend will hold the monthly meeting at noon on Tuesday, at Montana Mike's in the north room. Lunch will be from the menu and can be from their "quick serve" menu.

September 08, 2013 | Nick Grubbe | Club News

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Girls Golf Regionals

Monday, Oct. 12

October 06, 2015 | Nick Grubbe | Prep Sports

Alene L. Berger 1924 - 2015

ELLINWOOD - Alene L. Berger, 91, died Sept. 24, 2015, at Woodhaven Care Center in Ellinwood.

September 26, 2015 | Nick Grubbe | Obituaries

Russell C. Combs 1957 - 2015

GREAT BEND - Russell C. Combs, 57, died Sept. 22, 2015, at Great Bend Regional Hospital. Born Dec. 4, 1957, in Hutchinson, he was the son ...

September 23, 2015 | Nick Grubbe | Obituaries


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