"DEAR COLUMNIST: I am 13 years old and in the 8th grade. "Some of my friends say America will never be able to put back together after the highly divisive Presidential election and that due to hyperpartisanship people will never work together to solve our problems. They say it's getting almost impossible. Papa says if you hear people say it on TV, in newspapers and on blogs then it must be so. Please tell me ...
The final link between Heartland Cancer Center (HCC) and the University of Kansas Cancer Center has been connected.
This week's Chamber of Commerce Coffee will be hosted by Sterling House at 1206 Patton Road, at 9:30 a.m., Thursday. Ambassador in charge will be AJ Chrest with greeters Karmi Green and Lynda Jamison. Coffee, doughnuts and door prizes will be available.
C & V Home Improvement was selected as one of 11 employers from across the state of Kansas to receive the Above and Beyond Award. The award was presented by the United States Department of Defense's Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve program which recognizes employers "for outstanding service and continued support to the national defense".
Cloud County Community College's Concordia Campus is hosting Senior Preview Day on Oct. 18th. The theme will be "We have an app for that!" as CCCC takes the opportunity to present all that the college has to offer to seniors. Check-in for the event will begin at 8:45 a.m., and the day will conclude at 12:30 p.m. with a complimentary lunch.
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.
Dear Editor, Our thanks to Martin Miller for all of his work to produce the wonderful "Air Fest" weekend. Thousands of people enjoyed the planes, fireworks, war re-enactors, concessions, and ceremonies presented by the American Legion Riders. We also enjoyed the tribute to the music of the 40s, presented by Great Bend's own "Little Big Band", with J.B. Webster and his crew. Few people realize the hundreds of hours of planning necessary to stage such ...
Dear Editor, One year ago on Sept. 15, my father was involved in a life threatening accident at Great Bend Industries. The car drive to Wichita after getting the call was the longest drive a person can make when you know that you may not hear good news once you arrive. We did get good news. While the past year has been full of recovery for my dad it at least has been a year ...
Dear Editor, As a Barton County resident I want a sheriff that is the best qualified for the job. I want a sheriff that is honest and is straight forward. I want a sheriff that is willing and knows how to use grant money opposed to always relying on tax dollars. I want a sheriff that will have an open door all the time, not just when the election rolls around. I want a sheriff ...
Friday, July 20 Officers assisted an outside agency in the 1400 block of Trail at 2:34 a.m. Thursday, July 19 Suspicious activity was reported in the 300 block of W. 17th at 12:18 a.m. Officers investigated a prowler in the 600 block of Park at 1:19 a.m. Suspicious activity was reported in the 800 block of Corse at 1:58 a.m. Officers investigated a possible theft in the 100 block of W. 8th at 3:02 p.m. ...
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:
GREAT BEND – Paul Joseph Linenberger, 90, died May 21, 2013 at Great Bend Regional Hospital. He was born May 19, 1923 at Liebenthal, Kansas, the son of Alexander and Elizabeth (Randa) Linenberger. He married Bernadine Schneider May 12, 1948 at Olmitz. Mr. Linenberger was a Great Bend resident since 1946 who worked as an auto mechanic for Spruill's and retired from Marmie's in 1975. He was a United States Army veteran of World War ...
Friday, May 17
Trenton and Kala Olivier announce the birth of their son, Cole Michael Olivier, on April 4 in Gardner. He weighed 8 lbs. 9 oz. and was 20 in. long.
Students, faculty, family members and friends, it is my great honor to deliver your commencement speech today.
Great Bend Police
The Barton Community College women's golf team posted a 381 in the final round on Thursday at the National Junior College Athletic Association Women's Golf Championship held at Longbow Golf Course in Mesa, Ariz.
Thursday, May 9
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