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Cast in bronze

This time next year, Nobel Laureate Jack Kilby may be standing in Barton County's courthouse square.

April 26, 2011 | Susan Thacker | News


Fire burns garage, 1946 Dodge

A 1946 Dodge was a casualty of an early morning fire in a detached garage at 4612 Railroad Ave.

April 26, 2011 | Susan Thacker | News


Hoisington to host Mud Run

HOISINGTON - Engines will once again roar as adults try their hands at running a truck through the mud at the second annual Mud Run at 1 p.m. on May 14 in Hoisington in conjunction with the Kansas Mud Racing Organization. The cost is $10 with children 12 and under free. There will be concessions and a beer garden.

April 26, 2011 | Karen LaPierre | News


Department of Labor to make local sweep

Federal labor officials want to get the word out to employees and employers that they are watching, even in a rural areas such as the Golden Belt.

April 26, 2011 | Dale Hogg | News


County students head to national business event

Two teams of Barton County high school students are in the process of receiving national attention for their accomplishments, and they have added county recognition to their successes, too.

April 26, 2011 | Chuck Smith | News


Despite rain, street work begins Monday

Street work was moving ahead quickly as the new work week began Monday, according to City Engineer Robert Winiecke.

April 26, 2011 | Chuck Smith | News


Road to repair

Street work was moving ahead quickly as the new work week began Monday, according to City Engineer Robert Winiecke.

April 25, 2011 | BY CHUCK SMITH | News


Unclaimed property program coming to area cities

The office of Kansas State Treasurer Ron Estes will offer the opportunity for people to check for unclaimed property - such as refunds from utilities - by sponsoring an "Unclaimed Property on the Road" program.

April 25, 2011 | By Tribune staff | News


Emergency committee to meet Monday

Emergency issues will be discussed when a local group meets Monday.

April 24, 2011 | Chuck Smith | News


Local road work to start Monday

The song birds are singing, the redbuds are budding, the days are warming up - so it must be time for road construction.

April 24, 2011 | Chuck Smith | News


Great Bend Fraternal Order of Police delivers Easter baskets

The Great Bend Fraternal Order of Police headed to Town & Country Super Market in Hoisington on Saturday to pick up 40 bags of groceries to provide Easter baskets for families in need. Detective Terry Millard said FOP members conducted a fundraiser earlier this spring and people from all over the county donated.

April 23, 2011 | Susan Thacker | News


Egg hopping

Kids had plenty of chances to run for Easter eggs Saturday in Great Bend.

April 23, 2011 | | News


Jobless rate dips slightly

The state's jobless rate continued its downward trend in March as unemployment in Kansas hit 7.1 percent, the Kansas Department of Labor announced this week. This is down from 7.2 percent in February 2011 and down from 7.5 percent in March 2010.

April 23, 2011 | Dale Hogg | News


Cars and trains to be on display next weekend

From sports cars to railroad cars, next Sunday will be a busy day in Great Bend as Mid-America Mopar and the Golden Belt Model Railroaders Association plan their annual showcase events.

April 23, 2011 | Dale Hogg | News


USD 428 Education Foundation Minigrants

The USD 428 Education Foundation, which is proudly observing its 22nd year of philanthropy, recently awarded 16 minigrants to local teachers totaling $10,589.

April 22, 2011 | | News


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Smith, Piper join Rec Commission

There were two new faces at Monday's Great Bend Recreation Commission board meeting. Sandy Smith joined the board of directors, filling the position previously held by Dr. Mary Misegadis, whose term of office expired Dec. 31, 2014.

January 12, 2015 | Susan Thacker | News


New BCSO patrol cars purchased

In order to keep the Barton County Sheriff's Office fleet of vehicles up to date, the Barton County Commission Monday morning approved the purchase of three new patrol cars for the department.

January 12, 2015 | Dale Hogg | News


TAKING THEIR OATHS

Starting Monday morning, there was one new face on the Barton County Commission. Fourth District Commissioner Alicia Straub took her seat at the table after taking the oath of office.

January 12, 2015 | Dale Hogg | News


Two drivers injured Friday

James J. Rossman, 86, of Albert, and Rachel D. Hill, 30, of Larned, were injured Friday when vehicles they were driving collided in Barton County. The accident occurred at 4:15 p.m.

January 12, 2015 | | News


​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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