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Barton County Commissioners had it on good authority that, unless we get rain this week, this area is primed and ready for disastrous brush fires.
Just in case you didn't know, had forgotten or just weren't paying attention, reminders were announced this week that there are lots of deer out there. Seriously, and they are really anxious to run in front of your car right now.
It's easy to find much that is wrong with the Internet.
When the Great Bend City Council met Monday night, it's possible that some of them left houses empty for the evening.
This is the day.
Ever since Edison led the way into the motion picture industry, we have been looking for better and bigger frights on the silver screen.
Occasionally newspapers - even a small town daily like the Tribune - will be solicited to provide free advertising for network TV programs, which may seem strange, since they believe they are such integral parts of your everyday life.
It's awfully easy, most of the time, to just let things slide.
We're here again.
We're here again.
The photograph of Jacob and Sami-Lou Charais was almost iconic.
Donna Zimmerman put out the word this week, and it should be welcome word for anyone who wants to get a little taste of local involvement, without having to invest hours and hours.
In the words of the immortal bard: "D'oh!"
Now is certainly NOT the time to let down our guard as we continue to recognize Fire Prevention Month.
The possibility that the State of Kansas could rob highway project funds to solve the state's fiscal crisis has come up at recent Barton County Commission meetings. Local officials are worried about work that is promised to the area but that now may be delayed if not cancelled.
Barton Community College officials voted on bids as quickly as they could, but there was no way to rebuild the dining hall at BCC's Camp Aldrcih before June 1, 2015. So, the popular venue for weddings, camps and other business or social gatherings will remain closed for another summer, due to the fire that destroyed the dining hall last April.
The political polls that indicated that Gov. Sam Brownback would surely lose and U.S. Senator Pat Roberts re-election campaign was in trouble proved to be a joke.
On Friday, Great Bend Street Department personnel began installing bicycle awareness signs along what will become the city's first bike route. It follows 19th Street west to McKinley and McKinley south to the Sports Complex.
It was kind of exciting to post "I survived the Kansas earthquake of Nov. 12, 2014," on Facebook and Twitter, but it turns out earthquakes are becoming rather common in the Wheat State.
Find a trash can for that empty bottle.
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