TOPEKA - JoAnn Broadbooks, 85, went home to be with the Lord on Jan. 25, 2016, at Winter Meadows in Topeka. Born March 18, 1930, at Point View in Pawnee County, she was the daughter of Norris and Gladys (Frick) Campbell. On Sept 5, 1948, she married Galen Alva Broadbooks in Radium. He preceded her in death on Jan. 17, 1996. A homemaker for most of her married life, she worked many years for Sweet Briar Clothing Store in Great Bend. She and her husband volunteered at the Elks Lodge in Great Bend. She also donated much time and effort for ...
A "significant deficiency" was found during the Fiscal Year 2015 audit for EduKan, the online education consortium that serves six western Kansas community colleges. However, a management letter from the auditors confirms that problems in 2015 ended after Dr. Adam John took over as chief executive officer last summer.
Each week we'll take a step back into the history of Great Bend through the eyes of reporters past. We'll reacquaint you with what went into creating the Great Bend of today, and do our best to update you on what "the rest of the story" turned out to be.
Society and culture teach us how to interact with others. What to say, how to act, and what is appropriate and what is not. So what happens when we ignore this advice and we ask those questions we should never ask? Here are a few possible outcomes:
January 27, 2016|