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Courthouse project moves ahead

Barton County Commissioners accepted a bid from a local contracting firm to take on a project to remodel the Barton County Treasurer's Office in order to make room for state-mandated computer equipment changes.

March 15, 2011 | Chuck Smith | News


Cohen Center offers free new-age archiving to public

Barton Community College's Cohen Center for Kansas History now has two resources that give the public the ability to study and preserve historical documents and other papers, making them available to future generations when otherwise those pieces of history would eventually be lost.

March 14, 2011 | Special to the Tribune | News


KU players coming to Great Bend

University of Kansas basketball players will meet the public and play a game with local all stars at the annual KU Barnstorming Tour, Sunday, April 17 in the gym of the Barton Community College Kirkman Center.

March 14, 2011 | Susan Thacker | News


Great Bend supports affordable flying program

Local officials have signed off on a statewide program that is aimed at getting more people to be able to afford air transportation out of Wichita.

March 13, 2011 | Chuck Smith | News


Three flown to Wichita after head-on collision

Three people were seriously injured in a head-on collision Friday night in Barton County.

March 12, 2011 | Susan Thacker | News


CASTING A 'SPELL'

Allen County spelling champion Clara Wicoff correctly spelled "geriatrician" Saturday to win the Great Bend Tribune's 2011 Sunflower Spelling Bee.

March 12, 2011 | Susan Thacker | News


LWV to hold candidate forum

Great Bend and Barton County voters will have the opportunity to hear the views of local candidates prior to the April 5 general election during a forum sponsored by the Great Bend League of Women Voters Tuesday night.

March 12, 2011 | Dale Hogg | News


County valuations on schedule to mail soon

Postal Presort, Inc. will be sending out about 18,000 pieces of county mail soon as the Wichita firm sends property valuations to county residents.

March 11, 2011 | Chuck Smith | News


Crime Stoppers seeks info on home invasion

Crime Stoppers is seeking information about an altercation that occurred Feb. 28 at 1305 MacArthur Road. Although they arrested Travis Myers, the adult son of Great Bend City Councilman Randy Myers, on suspicion of domestic battery of his brother Nathan, authorities said Thursday that they'd like to hear from anyone who may have seen people entering the house early that morning.

March 10, 2011 | Susan Thacker | News


Meals on Wheels changes vendors

The vendor for Meals on Wheels in Great Bend, Hoisington and Ellinwood will change on Monday, but coordinators said the recipients can still count on the same home-delivered service.

March 10, 2011 | Special to the Tribune | News


One more day until Tribune's Sunflower Spelling Bee

Saturday's Sunflower Spelling Bee will be a battle of champions, with the winners receiving medals, scholarships and other prizes, including the grand prize of a trip to the week-long national bee in Washington, D.C.

March 10, 2011 | Susan Thacker | News


Fire departments respond to vehicle fires

Fire departments from Ellinwood and Great Bend responded to two separate vehicle fires on Tuesday and early Wednesday. Both caused major damage but no serious injuries.

March 10, 2011 | Susan Thacker | News


Severe weather history costly to Kansas

This year, severe weather testing had to be postponed - due to severe weather.

March 10, 2011 | Chuck Smith | News


From Jeans to Scrubs

The United Way of Barton County opened the campaign with veteran participants JC Penney in Great Bend and a denim fund-raiser and ended with first-time presentation at Great Bend Regional Hospital. It also concluded with the new name – United Way of Central Kansas.

March 09, 2011 | SPECIAL TO THE TRIBUNE | News


A ROYAL FLUSH

LUCAS – This may sound like a strange thing to say about a public restroom, but here it goes.

March 09, 2011 | Dale Hogg | 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


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