Starting around Monday, April 20, and continuing for three weeks, the Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) will have a field survey team surveying a section of US-56 Highway in Rice County. The survey area will include the section of US-56 highway 1,200 feet east and 1,200 feet west of the US-56 bridge over the overflow channel for the Little Arkansas River located 1.1 miles east of the US-56 highway intersection with K-46 highway. The purpose of the survey is to gather information necessary to create detailed designs for future highway improvements.
The Golden Belt Veterans Memorial is slowly taking shape. But Barton County officials said Monday they hope to re-energize the long-running project aimed at paying tribute to those from the county who have served their nation.
Need a quick etiquette crash course in what you should or should not say to your "relationship-challenged" single friends? For the awkward situations that come up at dinner parties and dreaded family gatherings (anytime those who are in relationships are thrust into the company of those who are not), avoid these well-meant comments that are not always well-received.
April 14, 2015|
A new study from the Hadassah Medical School in Jerusalem found that pregnancy may make women age slower. The study said women undergo a rejuvenating process during pregnancy, which slows down aging, The Telegraph reported.
April 14, 2015|
The Knot, an online resource for weddings, released its 2014 survey last month, which reported that American weddings continue to cost more and offer a new experience for guests, according to a press release.
April 14, 2015|
DASHCAMINGTON — It seems Russia, or Czech Republic in this case, is the dashcam capital of the world. Because of this, we get to indulge in some pretty crazy and funny stuff. This video is an example of the latter.
Before the USD 428 Board of Education dove into their business meeting Monday evening, President Kevin Mauler recognized retired teacher Jean Cavanaugh as A Friend of Education. Former superintendent, Tom Vernon, came to offer his support.
Each day, farmers and ranchers pull on their boots, roll up their sleeves and go to work outside rural communities across Kansas. They perform a litany of chores – feeding and doctoring livestock, cultivating their crops, pulling maintenance on machinery, paying bills – you name it and farmers and ranchers do it.
April 05, 2015|
John Schlageck, Kansas Farm Bureau
The 2015 Great Bend Farm and Ranch Expo will be held Wednesday through Friday, April 8, 9, and 10, 2015 in Great Bend. The show is located at the Expo Complex west of town. The show hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. on the 8th, 9 a.m.- 7 p.m. on the 9th and 9 a.m.-4 p.m. on the 10th with extended hours on Thursday.
COLBY- With the pitching staff holding its own it took the bats from the Barton Community College softball team awhile to get going but once they did, the Lady Cougars scored nineteen unanswered runs in sweeping a pivotal conference doubleheader Wednesday at Colby Community College.
April 01, 2015|
Todd Moore, Special to the Tribune
The Friends of Cheyenne Bottoms Annual Meeting will be at 6 p.m. on Friday, April 17, at the Kansas Wetlands Education Center, 592 NE K-156. Members will be treated to a burger and brat barbecue followed by a presentation on nocturnal animals presented by KWEC Education director Jean Aycock. A short annual business meeting will follow the presentation.
The Great Bend Police Department is investigating multiple reports of broken windows on buildings. Lt. William Browne said the windows were shot with some sort of BB or pellet gun. In some cases windows were chipped, but in two or three cases the windows were shattered.