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'TAP - The Show' celebrates artistry of tap dance

Most people tap their feet when they hear music, but some people make music by tapping their feet. As its second concert of the 2012-13 season, the Golden Belt Community Concert Association will present "TAP – The Show," celebrating the artistry of tap dance from around the globe.

October 15, 2012 | | Local News

Fund established for Kadin White

A fund has been established to assist with the medical expenses for 10-year-old Kadin White, Great Bend, who was recently diagnosed with leukemia and will undergo two years of chemotherapy. He is the son of Dustin and Briana White and has two younger sisters, Kynslee and Kambryn.

October 15, 2012 | | Local News

Golden Belt Community Foundation accepting grant applications for November

The Golden Belt Community Foundation invites proposals for its upcoming competitive grant cycle. Applications now are being accepted from qualified 501(c)(3) non-profit organizations and public institutions, including schools, government entities, and clubs and civic/community organizations in Barton, Pawnee, Rush, and Stafford counties. Funds are available primarily for the health and well being of youth; however, limited funds are available in many other categories.

October 14, 2012 | | Local News

Tai Chi expert shares health information at free St. Rose event

Since stress is at the core of many health issues, St. Rose Ambulatory & Surgery Center is sponsoring a free presentation on Tai Chi, which combines breathing, visualization and gentle movements to cleanse the body of tension and pressure.

October 12, 2012 | SPECIAL TO THE TRIBUNE | Local News

Training helps First Bank employees

By Jim Misunas

October 12, 2012 | Jim Misunas | Local News

Bank robbery suspect faces murder, kidnapping charges

By Jim Misunas

October 12, 2012 | Jim Misunas | Local News

Gleason's brothers in prison for murder, drive-by shooting

By Jim Misunas

October 12, 2012 | Jim Misunas | Local News

Trick-riding trio

The Double Trouble Trick Riders are kindred spirits with rodeo participants at Saturday's 8th Annual Rosewood Rodeo, to be held at Great Bend's Expo III Arena. They share a common experience because therapeutic horse riding has positively changed their lives.

October 12, 2012 | SPECIAL TO THE TRIBUNE | Local News

Russell Churches Care raises money for local food bank

RUSSELL - The Russell Association of Churches has a new moniker, Russell Churches Care. Ministerial Alliance president, the Rev. Roger Dennis, of St. John Lutheran Church revealed the new theme in coordination with the initial event to be held Sunday, Oct. 28, at Russell High School's Shaffer Field.

October 11, 2012 | | Local News

Association of Churches to serve soup for Barton County Emergency Aid

Barton County Association of Churches is planning its annual soup supper, which will take place from 4:30-7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 29, at the Prince of Peace Parish Center in Great Bend. A freewill donation will be taken, and all can enjoy soup and pie or cake, organizers said. Dine-in and carryout will be available.

October 11, 2012 | | Local News

Bond reductions approved for drug cases

A Great Bend USD 428 teacher arrested last month on drug charges had her bond reduced Wednesday pending her preliminary hearing, which is set for 3 p.m. on Nov. 1 in Barton County District Court.

October 10, 2012 | Susan Thacker | Local News

Advanced Therapy holds community food drive during Physical Therapy Month

Advanced Therapy and Sports Medicine is celebrating National Physical Therapy Month by organizing its second annual community food drive. The Give Back Community Food Drive will run through Oct. 31.

October 09, 2012 | | Local News

Rosewood Rodeo offers free family fun this Saturday

Free family entertainment, including two trick-riding performances, Randy the Clown, face painting and other children's activities, will all be included in the Eighth Annual Rosewood Rodeo this Saturday at the Great Bend Expo III arena, two miles west of 10th and Patton.

October 09, 2012 | | Local News

GBHS Debate Team wins 11 medals and a trophy

The Great Bend High School debate squad traveled to Hays on Saturday Oct. 6th, for their second tournament of the season, taking five teams in the Novice Division and two teams in the Open Division. Both Open Teams placed in the top six winning medals. Two Novice Teams placed in the top six also winning medals. Three students won speaker awards in Open and Novice Divisions and two more Novice teams were in the top ten and earning winning records. The team also won a trophy by placing second overall in sweepstakes.

October 09, 2012 | | Local News

St. Rose gauging interest in Parkinson's support group

Since Tom Bauer, M.D., realizes that social contacts can play a big role in the lives of people with a chronic illness, he is trying to gauge the interest in a local Parkinson's disease support group. An informational meeting is set for 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16 at St. Rose Ambulatory & Surgery Center.

October 09, 2012 | | Local News

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Incredible Years Preschool schedules open house; enrollment open

Incredible Years Preschool will welcome families to a preview of the upcoming school year at an open house that is set for 6 to 7 ...

July 16, 2018 | Special to the Tribune | Local News

Crews testing pavement strength in Barton, Pawnee counties

The Kansas Department of Transportation is conducting pavement strength tests this week in Barton and Pawnee counties. A pilot car operation will be in effect ...

July 16, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Local News

Colyer, Farm Bureau pres. visit Great Bend

Governor Jeff Colyer and Kansas Farm Bureau President Rich Felts stopped by the Great Bend Tribune on Saturday en route to the Ellis County Fair ...

July 14, 2018 | Susan Thacker | Local News

City plans emergency street repair

The City of Great Bend Public Works Department will have the intersection at 17th and Polk closed starting at 8 a.m. Tuesday for emergency ...

July 14, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Local News

Advanced primary election ballots available

Barton County registered voters can now apply for advanced ballots for the Tuesday, Aug. 7, primary election, said Donna Zimmerman, Barton county clerk and election ...

July 14, 2018 | Dale Hogg | Local News

County Commission, City Council meet Monday

The Barton County Commission will meet Monday morning and the Great Bend City Council will meet Monday evening.

July 14, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Local News

GBPL discuss plans for weeding the collection

GBPL Board of Directors welcomed a new member, Alicia Lear, at their regular meeting Monday afternoon. Lear replaces Rose Kelly, who served the board for ...

July 13, 2018 | Veronica Coons | Local News

Santa Fe Wet-Dry chapter to meet July 22

FORT DODGE - The Santa Fe Trail Wet-Dry Chapter summer chapter meeting, a joint meeting with the Dodge City/Fort Dodge/Cimarron Chapter, is scheduled at ...

July 13, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Local News


Barton County gardeners brought the fruits of their labor to the fair Thursday morning for the annual Open Class and 4-H Horticulture and Floriculture exhibitions ...

July 12, 2018 | Veronica Coons | Local News

Fairy garden a fun project to teach kids life skills

Alicia Straub, Barton County Commissioner from Ellinwood, and daughter Aliza were at the Barton County Fair Thursday morning entering Aliza's fairy garden in the ...

July 12, 2018 | Veronica Coons | Local News

Don’t be afraid of that oversized zucchini

Try as you might to limit the size of your home-grown zucchini, rare is the person whose fruits never get away from them. You go ...

July 12, 2018 | Veronica Coons | Local News

Libraries Rock with 'Magical Musical Tour'

Dan Dan the Magic Man, the traveling library magician, will be at the Great Bend Public Library next week to help young people get excited ...

July 12, 2018 | Susan Thacker | Local News

Early Ed Center, Incredible Years schedule playgroups, screenings

Two upcoming events at Sunflower's Early Education Center and Incredible Years Preschool will allow children and parents to participate in fun activities and take ...

July 12, 2018 | Special to the Tribune | Local News


Each week we'll take a step back into the history of Great Bend through the eyes of reporters past. We'll reacquaint you with ...

July 11, 2018 | Veronica Coons | Local News

To beat the heat, stay hydrated

Am I dehydrated?

July 11, 2018 | Dale Hogg | Local News

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