The Great Bend Dog Park is a tremendous asset to the city.
HOLYROOD - The USD 112 Central Plains School Board approved a new addition for CPHS-Claflin at its regular meeting on Monday.
ELLINWOOD - While it is common for eagles to visit the area throughout the year, soon eagles of a different kind will add visual interest to Main Street in Ellinwood.
HOISINGTON - At its regular meeting on Monday night, the Hoisington Board of Education heard a report from Superintendent Bill Lowry about the process of acquiring electronic door locks for doors in the district.
HOISINGTON - With the pride of a new father, Curt Colson, president and CEO of Clara Barton Hospital in Hoisington, introduced the newest member of the CBH family, RETA, at the chamber of commerce coffee on Thursday.
HOISINGTON - Steaming ahead into the 21st century, USD 431 School District will begin implementing online professional development inservices for teachers. In past years, districts have had to pull teachers from the classroom.
There is so much wringing of hands over the state of American students and how they lag other international students in rote memorization of facts, particularly China.
Miss Sally owns her awesomeness
HOISINGTON - In 2012, Hoisington High School received both the state and national Promising Practices Awards for creating the Cardinal Core character education through student driven leadership. HHS students chose the following values: responsibility, honesty, positive attitudes, grit and respect as the values they wanted to emphasize.
Monday, the Federal Aviation Administration approved testing the future of drone flight over the U.S., attempting to research safety, according to CNN.
The story of Linda Tillman, feature story in Tuesday's Great Bend Tribune, perfectly exemplifies the spirit of this time of year and the generosity, which if each of us had, would make the world a much kinder and softer place.
Despite a life-threatening illness and daily bouts of radiation treatment, Linda Tillman, has not forgotten the two most important things in her life-family and giving.
HOISINGTON - For a moment in time, students at Roosevelt School in Hoisington experience time off from studies, instead imagining that they are travelling on the Polar Express train.
ELLINWOOD -"Her Last Breath" by Linda Castillo. Chief of Police Kate Burkholder comes face-to-face with her Amish past when she investigates a deadly car accident that involves the family of her childhood friend Mattie. The investigation takes on a more sinister cast as evidence reveals that nothing about the crash was accidental. Is there a stone-cold killer amid the Amish community?
Driverless cars are the wave of the future-a future that will be here before we know it. They will profoundly change our society.
ELLINWOOD - Curious about life, about people and places, author Cynthia Kadohata, became fascinated with custom harvesting, and her book, "The Thing About Luck," is loosely based on an Ellinwood family she met when receiving the "William Allen White Award."
HOISINGTON - In order to build student engagement, responsibility and leadership, students K-12 at USD 431 will for the first time ever, lead parent-teacher grade conferences next week at the schools.
Ewalt Elementary School Principal Greg Clark of Augusta has been hired as the new superintendent for Central Plains USD 112 School District. Clark will begin his duties July 1.
Kansas House Bill 2210 is frightening.
HOISINGTON - Building skills and real life experiences, USD 431 Hoisington Future Business Leaders of America have opened a coffee shop serving beverages to student and staff.
HOISINGTON - Like many small communities throughout the area, Hoisington currently has a shortage of Emergency Medical Technician volunteers. In an effort to address the shortage, Hoisington is offering a full scholarship to Barton Community College for tuition and books with a total value of $1200.
Miss Sally Wolf sprawled in bed in the Bed and Breakfast area of the Historic Wolf Hotel, hunched over her cell phone and eating potato chips. She hadn't moved all day.
ELLINWOOD - USD 355 Ellinwood School Board approved in a special meeting, a new track, bleachers and fencing at the high school football field. Construction is projected to start the last day of track season and last all summer with a finish date of Sept. 1 in time for football season.
The Topeka Capital Journal broke a story on Feb. 22, 2014 about U.S. Senate candidate Milton Wolf who is running against U.S. Senator Pat Roberts.
HOISINGTON - The city of Hoisington has received complaints about trash polycarts being left on the street long after trash pickup days, and, as a result is considering new rules.
The Central Kansas Dream Center, 2100 Broadway in the chapel, will graduate its first group at 2 p.m. this Sunday. The three students, who faced life altering addictions, will share their stories.
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