Juanita May "Nita" Ratzlaff, 73, died Sept. 27, 2016, at her home in Great Bend. She was born May 1, 1943, at Beldenville, Wisc., the daughter of John and Mildred (Klein) Gilbertson. She was a waitress and manager of Hong Kong Restaurant and also had a painting business. She raised and showed Persian cats, and enjoyed cooking, gardening and yardwork.
RADIUM - Beulah F. (Susie) Vratil, 99, passed away Nov. 17, 2016, at Cherry Village Nursing Home in Great Bend. Born on Oct. 17, 1917, in Stafford County she was the daughter of Earl Sr. and Jessie Carr. She grew up on a farm near Radium and graduated from Radium High School in 1935. In 1937, she married Eddy Vratil, and they celebrated 64 years of marriage before Eddy's death in 2002. Susie and Eddy farmed near Radium for many years before moving to Larned in retirement years. She and Eddy enjoyed cooking, card playing and traveling.
WICHITA – The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has opened an investigation after receiving a report that a male employee of Fuller Industries LLC was killed on the job Thursday afternoon, according to a news release from the agency.
Whew! This election season has been quite an emotional roller coaster. And if your household is anything like mine, your children have been more invested in this presidential election than any before it.
November 18, 2016|
DeseretNews.com Web Team
Having a best friend truly is a gift from heaven. Sometimes best friends are siblings, cousins, spouses...or anyone else who fits this list of what best friends do for each other. See who in your life does at least a few of these things, and who you do them for in return:
November 18, 2016|
Gary and Joy Lundberg
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The play that may have netted Chiefs safety Eric Berry the AFC defensive player of the week award was a game-changing pick-six in the fourth quarter that helped Kansas City rally past Carolina.
November 17, 2016|
Special to the Tribune
Goddard's top-ranked defense will present the ultimate test for the No. 1 ranked Great Bend Panthers. The winner of Friday's semifinal at Memorial Stadium will qualify for the Class 5A state championship at Pittsburg.
The Great Bend Recreation Commission's after-school art classes and the Kansas Wetlands Education Center's upcoming workshop in making clay jewelry are but two examples. Barton Community College, private businesses and groups such as the Golden Belt Woodcarvers are all places to learn a new skill.