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April 21, 2011 | | News


CKMC employees honored at a ‘Transition Ritual’

The recent "Transition Ritual" at Central Kansas Medical Center focused on change, while recognizing the contributions of all its employees over the years. CKMC will become St. Rose Ambulatory & Surgery Center on Sunday, May 1.

April 21, 2011 | | News


BCC hires athletic director, coach

Barton Community College's Board of Trustees hired two employees for the athletics department on Thursday. Trevor Rolfs, who will take over at the new Athletic Director on July 1, and Patrick Hall, hired as the new women's volleyball coach, are both leaving positions at Pratt Community College to come to Barton.

April 21, 2011 | Susan Thacker | News


City adopts new ethics policy

City leaders are not supposed to use their position with the city for personal gain. Anyone who attended a Constitution or civics class in high school should have already been exposed to that issue, or one similar to it, and this week the Great Bend City Council made its stand on this and other ethical issues official as it adopted the city's new ethics policy.

April 21, 2011 | Chuck Smith | News


Barton dance stars coming to DVD

After Tuesday's "Dancing with the Barton Stars," where local celebrities raised over $23,000 for Barton Community College's fine arts programs, the audience was ready for more.

April 20, 2011 | Susan Thacker | News


Zoo vet cures black bear's toothache

Bonnie the black bear paced around her outdoor exhibit area Wednesday at Great Bend's Brit-Spaugh Zoo, seeming to miss her mate, Clyde. The male bear was inside the cages with zoo staff, out of sight as it received a routine physical exam.

April 20, 2011 | Susan Thacker | News


Students recognized for their Arbor Day designs

A group of local grade school students were recognized by the Great Bend City Council Monday night for their involvement in promoting the growth of trees.

April 20, 2011 | Chuck Smith | News


Sidewalk solution signed

City officials have approved a program that will help improve access to the Arkansas River recreation areas from Stone Lake.

April 20, 2011 | Chuck Smith | News


Barton art lovers dance to stardom

Ten area celebrities showed their star power Tuesday night, raising $23,089 for Barton Community College through the "Dancing with the Barton Stars" competition.

April 19, 2011 | Susan Thacker | News


Burglars grab money for boy's surgery

SEWARD - Donations that were intended for an 8-year-old boy's expensive medical procedure were stolen, and the area Crime Stoppers organization is seeking information about who took it.

April 19, 2011 | Susan Thacker | News


Former teacher charged with soliciting teens

A former Ellinwood High School teacher, now living in Topeka, has been charged in Barton County District Court with two felony counts of electronic sexual solicitation of a minor between the age of 14 and 16 years.

April 19, 2011 | Susan Thacker | News


Hoisington remembers

HOISINGTON - Time stood still on April 2001 for the small community of Hoisington when the fury of the plains struck with unrelenting force, tearing through the city, destroying hearts and homes.

April 19, 2011 | Karen LaPierre | News


Commission bypasses low bid on heat

County Commissioner Homer Kruckenberg turned to American poet Carl Sandburg to argue in favor of accepting a low bid on a county project when the Barton County Commission met Monday, but Sandburg did not carry the day.

April 19, 2011 | Chuck Smith | News


Great Bend city government reorganizes for another year

Great Bend City Council reorganized Monday night, implementing the decisions that local voters made in the April 5 election.

April 19, 2011 | Chuck Smith | News


BOOK WORMS

Kindle, iBook, NOOK eReader.

April 18, 2011 | SPECIAL TO THE TRIBUNE | News


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​Hot ashes and logs start grass fire

Great Bend Fire Department responded to a grass at 11:50 a.m. Sunday in a vacant lot just north of a house 351 North U.S. 281.

January 12, 2015 | | News


Hotel with local ties nominated for listing in National Register

Kansas is among 13 states and territories nominating historic properties to be included on the National Register of Historic Places to The National Park Service. Two of the sites are within an hour's drive of Great Bend. One, the Hotel Roberts, once belonged to the former Great Bend hoteliers Clement C. "Monte" and Ruth "Betty" Parrish.

January 11, 2015 | Veronica Coons | News


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