A Kansas State University bilingual and bicultural education program has received national recognition for its success in supporting Latino students as they earn higher education degrees.
Frank and Tara (Romme) Steiner announce the birth of their daughter, Alexa Marie Steiner, on Sept. 19 in Kansas City, Mo. She weighed 7 lbs. 15 oz. and was 21 in. long.
GREAT BEND - Linda A. Renfro, 65, died Oct. 9, 2012 at Hutchinson Regional Medical Center.
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Bottoms Up Outdoor Showcase, noon to 9 p.m. June 15, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. June 16, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 17 at Great Bend Expo Complex, 455 W. Barton County Road:
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HOISINGTON - Blanche R. Doonan, 88, died May 4 at Via Christi St. Francis Regional Medical Center, Wichita. She was born Oct. 18, 1923, in Rush County, the daughter of Alex and Rosalia (Legleiter) Schaffer. She married Willard G. Doonan Nov. 5, 1939, at Russell. He died July 18, 2001. A longtime Hoisington resident, coming from Barton and Rush counties, she was a retired credit/layaway clerk for J. C. Penney's.
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ELLINWOOD - Rob Zimmerman, 54, died Feb. 13, 2012 at his home in Ellinwood. Born July 17, 1957 in Ellinwood, he was the son of Robert M. Zimmerman and Beverly A. Blehm Zimmerman. He graduated from Ellinwood High School in 1975 and attended Salina Vo-Tech. On Feb. 17, 1995 he married Tammy Bownes in Las Vegas, Nev. A long-time resident of Ellinwood, he was an oilfield truck for Duke Drilling, hay hauler for Mike Ringwald, and employed by Fastrack Trucking in Raymond.
HAYS - Dennis E. Harper, 67, died Feb. 10, 2012 at the St. John's of Hays Nursing Home.
We have all been humiliated at the hands of the Transportation Security Administration, but this time the TSA may have to pay a price for stepping over the line.
GREAT BEND - Esther E. Jenkins, 83, died Jan. 15, 2012 at Cherry Village Nursing Home, Great Bend.