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Travels with POTUS, FLOTUS and the ‘Riddler’

Come on guys, let's start focusing on the important stuff like ObamaCare, Ukraine and winning the Senate.

March 30, 2014 | Michael Reagan | Columnists


Pruning fruit trees

Last week, I shared some information about pruning deciduous shrubs. Well, this week, I found a little information about pruning fruit trees. They are pruned differently than other deciduous trees if you are interested in harvesting them later this year. Here is some advice on how to prune young and established trees to help them grow and produce the best crop that the tree can give.

March 23, 2014 | Alicia Boor | Agriculture


Lek tours draw people from around the world each year to the great plains

BARTON COUNTY -While most people are still snug in their beds, prairie chickens are busy putting on a show that is critical to their survival. Each spring, just before dawn, male prairie chickens can be seen strutting around on communal mating grounds known as "leks," where they fight, sing, and dance to win the affections of females. Only the most extravagant displays will do, and only the best males will get to mate.

March 20, 2014 | Nick Grubbe | Barton Co. News


Chamber Coffee

This week's Chamber of Commerce Coffee will be hosted by Golden Belt Home Health and Hospice, 3520 Lakin Ave, Ste. 102, at 9:30 a.m., Thursday. Host will be Karmi Green with greeters Jim Vopat and Cindy Parr. Coffee, refreshments and door prizes will be available.

March 19, 2014 | Nick Grubbe | Area Briefs


Club Calendar

Sunday

March 09, 2014 | Nick Grubbe | Club News


Eugene ‘Gene’ Jacobs 1930 - 2014

LA CROSSE - Eugene "Gene" Jacobs, 83, died Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at his home.

March 08, 2014 | Nick Grubbe | Obituaries


Chamber Coffee

This week's Chamber of Commerce Coffee will be hosted by Johnson Electric, 2212 10th, at 9:30 a.m., Thursday. Host will be Scott Donovan with greeters John Sullivan and Eric Gotsche. Coffee, refreshments and door prizes will be available.

March 05, 2014 | Nick Grubbe | Area Briefs


Great Bend Health and Rehabilitation Valentine party

At Great Bend Health and Rehabilitation's Valentine party on Feb. 14, all residents were noted as kings and queens, however with a draw of names of residents attending event, LaVane Rohr and Claudine Ringwald represented them as king and queen. They were crowned as Walt Pennington entertained with music. All residents were presented a red rose compliments of Dillons and their customers and cookies and punch were provided by Epsilon Sigma Alpha (Zeta Gamma Chapter).

February 26, 2014 | Nick Grubbe | Local News


Pawnee County health administrator reports to county commission

LARNED - The Pawnee County Commission met at 9 a.m. Feb. 3 for a regular meeting at the Pawnee County Courthouse. The following are approved minutes submitted by Pawnee County clerk Ruth Searight.

February 20, 2014 | Nick Grubbe | Pawnee Co. News


Ag Systems honored with Valley Irrigation Performance Plus Dealer Status

Valley Irrigation has announced Ag Systems of Larned, as a Valley Performance Plus Dealer, at the company's 2014 National Meeting. Ag Systems has earned this honor for excelling in the areas of Service, Aftermarket Support and Sales.

February 16, 2014 | Nick Grubbe | Business


Obamacare and Work Ethic

I was thinking of not doing a column this week.

February 16, 2014 | Nick Grubbe | Columnists


St. John native Kendra Hacker part of KU’s Black Box Productions

The University Theatre continues its 2013-2014 season with Black Box Productions, a showcase of student-directed short plays in the William Inge Memorial Theatre, Murphy Hall. Performances run at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 14-15 and at 2:30 p.m. on Feb. 18-20 and Feb. 16 Participants include Kendra Hacker, of St. John.

February 12, 2014 | Nick Grubbe | Local News


Larned Briefs

Meeting postponed for juvenile facility

February 11, 2014 | Nick Grubbe | Pawnee Co. Briefs


Progress Club

The Progress Club met on Feb. 3, at the home of Linda Dougherty with Judy Turner and Pat Klusener as co-hostesses. Eighteen members attended. Kathy Schugart introduced the guest speakers: Sisters Anita Schugart and Cecilia Ann Stremel of the Heartland Center for Wholistic Health. They presented a program on Homeopathy and Natural Healing. Several remedies including vitamins, probiotics and the promotion of healthy living were discussed.

February 09, 2014 | Nick Grubbe | Club News


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.

February 09, 2014 | Nick Grubbe | Club News


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LHS names August Spotlight selections

LARNED - Larned High selected its August Spotlight students - Landon Erway, Athletics; Josh East, Leadership-Service; and Kate Schroeder, Academics; and Austin Carrington, Fine Arts.

September 02, 2015 | Nick Grubbe | Pawnee Co. News


Stafford commissioner receives nomination letter

Re: Martin Cemetery-U.S 50 1 1/4 mile west of U.S. 281, St. John, Stafford County

August 27, 2015 | Nick Grubbe | Local News


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