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Hoisington celebrates life for the 117th annual Labor Day

HOISINGTON - Hoisington is gearing up for the 117th annual Labor Day event with a some new events combined with old favorites, but with all of them "Celebrating Life in the Heartland," the theme of this year's parade. New events this year include a concert at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 30. Confederate Railroad will perform after a community barbecue and beer garden, all located under the water tower.

August 17, 2013 | Karen LaPierre | News


BSCO nabs two more on drug charges

Two Great Bend residents were arrested Friday morning after Barton County Sheriff's Office deputies executed four search warrants, Sheriff Brian Bellendir said.

August 17, 2013 | BY STAFF REPORTS | News


Point in Time homeless count results released

This month, social workers and volunteers who help with the homeless across Kansas finally get to see what a picture, taken eight months ago, has developed into. But some significant data is missing from the picture.

August 16, 2013 | Veronica Coons | News


CLEANING UP

To some, soap is nothing more than an item used for a quick scrub-a-dub-dub in the shower or bath. But to others, including soap maker Rebecca Ford, soap is a creative art form with a realm of pleasures and benefits.

August 16, 2013 | BY DEBORAH FREUND Special to the Tribune | News


ROAD TO SOMEWHERE

Barton County and Great Bend have been the beneficiaries of the massive Transportation Works for Kansas, or T-WORKS, program, since it was implemented 2010. And, according to a report released Tuesday, more projects are on the way.

August 15, 2013 | Dale Hogg | News


BCSO seizes more drugs

At 2 p.m. Wednesday, Barton County Sheriff's officers executed a search warrant for illegal drugs at a storage building in the 1600 block of Jefferson Street in Great Bend.

August 15, 2013 | BY TRIBUNE STAFF | News


Auto collision

August 15, 2013 | | News


CAUTION: SCHOOL ZONE

As yellow lights in school zones around the city begin to flash next week, motorists must be aware that if they don't want to see lights of a patrol car flashing, they should take care.

August 15, 2013 | Dale Hogg | News


Bressler named 117th Labor Day Grand Marshal

HOISINGTON - As a testament to his years of dedication to Hoisington, of devotion to the youth of Hoisington, and of joy that he brought to others through laughter, Troy Bressler has named Hoisington's 117th annual Labor Day parade Grand Marshal. Troy passed away in the fall of 2012.

August 15, 2013 | Karen LaPierre | News


Fight, you Panthers, fight!

Great Bend High School Pep Club members Lauren Penka, Kallie Peterson and Lauren Welsch prepare for the opening of school by painting the words to the high school fight song on the sidewalk under the bleachers at Memorial Stadium. School starts in USD 428 on Monday.

August 15, 2013 | | News


ROAD TO SOMEWHERE

Barton County and Great Bend have been the beneficiaries of the massive Transportation Works for Kansas, or T-WORKS, program, since it was implemented 2010. And, according to a report released Tuesday, more projects are on the way.

August 15, 2013 | Dale Hogg | News


Wetlands offers Bark at the Water Park

This Saturday is the last day for humans to take a dip in the city pool this summer, but on Sunday the Wetlands Aquatic Center will be open to canines. The Wetlands will host its annual Bark at the Water Park from 2-6 p.m. on Sunday. Admission is $5 per dog, with proceeds going toward upkeep of the dog park within Veterans Memorial Park, according to Parks Director Terry Hoff.

August 14, 2013 | Susan Thacker | News


Legion Riders leave for scholarship run

Today, five American Legion Riders from the Great Bend Chapter 180 will depart for Indianapolis, Ind. They will join over 400 fellow riders to complete a 1,500-mile one-way, five-day ride to Houston, gathering donations for the Legacy Scholarship Fund. Riding this year from Great Bend are Bill Titsworth, Jeannie Munsch, Bob Jarmer, Brenda and Chris Krueger, and Larry Buczinski.

August 14, 2013 | BY STAFF REPORTS | News


Mosquito spraying continues Thursday night and next week

The City of Great Bend will continue its anti-mosquito spraying from about 8 p.m. to about midnight Thursday. Crews will repeat the procedure at the same times Monday through Thursday of next week, weather permitting.

August 14, 2013 | | News


Man arrested in drug raid

A drug raid by Barton County Sheriff's Office deputies Tuesday night in Great Bend yielded one arrest, Sheriff Brian Bellendir said.

August 14, 2013 | BY STAFF REPORTS | News


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USD 428 teachers express concern over HB 2142

A group of USD 428 current and retired teachers attended the legislative coffee Saturday hosted by the Great Bend Chamber of Commerce. One educator questioned ...

February 13, 2017 | Veronica Coons | News


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