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ANOTHER BULLET DODGED

As the area has been inundated with rain of late, the City of Great Bend has remained relatively unscathed, City Administrator Howard Partington told the City Council Monday night, due in large part to the levee system encircling the community.

August 07, 2013 | Dale Hogg | News


Corps flooded with comments against proposed drilling

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers public comment period for two proposed oil wells inside the Cheyenne Bottoms Wildlife Refuge came to an end July 14. The vast majority of comments collected indicate public concern for the wildlife that inhabits and uses the wetlands area as a migration stop-over. Overwhelmingly, both private individuals and governmental organizations ask the applications by H&C Oil Operating, Inc. and L.D. Drilling, Inc. be denied.

August 06, 2013 | Veronica Coons | News


Free health fair Saturday

Heart Of Kansas Family Health Care will host a free Health Fair Saturday in Great Bend. The event is set for 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Great Bend Convention Center, 3111 10th Street.

August 06, 2013 | | News


Flooding presents health risks

When communities are flooded, homeowners' and businesses' first response is to ensure the safety of loved ones and staff and then prevent as much damage as possible and in the days following, everyone's focus turns to the clean-up effort and getting all utilities in working order.

August 06, 2013 | BY STAFF REPORTS | News


Red Cross providing clean up kits for Ellinwood

For Ellinwood residents only, the Red Cross will be providing Emergency Clean Up Kits which include bucket, floor squeegees, mops, bleach, gloves, masks, and bug spray. They will be available Tuesday afternoon at the City Office.

August 06, 2013 | | News


Party In the Park aimed at all ages, interests

The City of Great Bend wants to help citizens have lots of fun and create memories, said Community Coordinator Christina Hayes. That's why this years September feature is "Party in the Park."

August 06, 2013 | | News


City to proceed with housing district

At its recent goal-setting session, the Great Bend City Council made new housing its number one priority. Monday night, it took a leap to help make that happen.

August 05, 2013 | Dale Hogg | News


A time to clean up

As many Ellinwood residents continued their soggy clean-up and area farmers dealt with the muddy aftermath following Sunday's flooding, the Barton County Commission Monday morning approved a disaster declaration covering the entire county.

August 05, 2013 | Dale Hogg | News


Resident still seeking to block shop building

There's nothing the county can do. That was the message to rural Great Bend residents Reland Cole at the Barton County Commission meeting Monday morning.

August 05, 2013 | Dale Hogg | News


And more water

August 04, 2013 | | News


Torrential rains

August 04, 2013 | Karen LaPierre | News


Three car pile-up

August 03, 2013 | | News


Beauticians cut hair for cancer

Beauticians at Head Quarters beauty shop cut hair on Saturday to benefit Great Bend cancer victim Annetta Mermis. Mermis, a customer at the business, was diagnosed with osteosarcoma in April.

August 03, 2013 | Karen LaPierre | News


Color run to start UWCK opening weekend

On the morning before the United Way of Central Kansas' 2014 kick-off event, there will be something new targeting a slightly younger crowd.

August 03, 2013 | | News


COME SAIL AWAY

The islands are calling.

August 03, 2013 | Dale Hogg | News


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ELLINWOOD FUN

ELLINWOOD - The connection between antique dealers Bill Starr and Richard Casagrande saved "Little Germany."

July 18, 2015 | Jim Misunas | News


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