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Kids turn recycled objects into art

Young people from Barton County turned used objects into works of art for the Recycling Rocks!!! contest at the Barton County Arts Center, located at 1401 Main in Great Bend. The entries can be seen there weekday afternoons, through the end of the month.

April 24, 2012 | Susan Thacker | Local News

Sunflower helps raise funds for fireworks display

For the second consecutive year, Sunflower Diversified Services is branching out into the community to raise funds for the July 4 fireworks display at the Great Bend Expo grounds.

April 23, 2012 | | Local News

Emmy-nominated speaker will talk about bullying

Nationally acclaimed youth speaker Mark Brown will present an anti-bullying talk to fifth and sixth graders in Great Bend on Tuesday. Brown is scheduled to speak at 1:45 p.m. at Holy Family School. Fifth and sixth graders from Lincoln Elementary School will also attend the program at HFS, said Kim Griffith with Great American Opportunities.

April 23, 2012 | BY TRIBUNE STAFF | Local News

Deines and Dreiling added to FBLA nationals ranking

The largest group of Future Business Leaders of America from Great Bend High School ever to make it to national competition just grew by two more students.

April 20, 2012 | | Local News

Pet treats


April 20, 2012 | | Local News

St. Rose schedules free evening diabetes class

Donna Krug of K-State Research & Extension-Barton County will share her dietary expertise at a free evening diabetes class sponsored by St. Rose Ambulatory & Surgery Center, said St. Rose Diabetes Educator Gloria Siefkes, R.N.

April 20, 2012 | | Local News

​Historical Society celebrates Earth Day


April 20, 2012 | Susan Thacker | Local News

Johnson seeks election as judge

DeleteSteve Johnson, a Great Bend attorney, announced he is seeking election as 20th Judicial District, Division II, Judge. He is running for the position recently vacated by retiring Judge Hannelore Kitts. The 20th Judicial District includes, Barton, Russell, Ellsworth, Rice and Stafford counties. Johnson will be running on the Republican ticket.

April 20, 2012 | | Local News


Both the subject matter and the viewing experience will be a close encounter when the Barton Theatre Department performs the two-person musical "The Last Five Years," at 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday in the Barton Community College Fine Arts Auditorium.

April 20, 2012 | | Local News

Motorcycle riders help Habitat for Humanity

For over nine months, Habitat for Humanity has been working on the construction of a three bedroom home at 1906 Hubbard in Great Bend. With only a small number of workdays left before the home is turned over to its new owners, the help of some local motorcycle riders couldn't have been more greatly appreciated, said Habitat's board president Rachel Mawhirter.

April 20, 2012 | | Local News

Kitts won’t seek re-election

District Judge Hannelore Kitts announced Thursday afternoon that she will not seek re-election to her position as district court judge of the 20th Judicial District this year.

April 19, 2012 | | Local News

Food for fines

Representatives from the Barton County Food Bank pick up items donated at the Great Bend Public Library last week. The library was accepting food donations in lieu of fines in celebration of National Library Week.

April 17, 2012 | | Local News

Foundation’s annual clay shoot fundraiser nets record proceeds

"Pull!" shouted Bruce Baublits of Cimarron. Taking aim, he squeezed the trigger, sending shot sailing through the air, splitting a clay target into a dozen pieces.

April 16, 2012 | | Local News

Tornado near Macksville

Tornado Warning

April 14, 2012 | | Local News

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Rolling Sculpture Car Show set for Saturday, Aug. 25

Barton County Historical Society will host Rolling Sculpture 2018, its annual car show and open house, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on ...

August 18, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Local News

Mega Motor Weekend coming to GB

At the end of September, Great Bend's Mega Motor Weekend will offer three events for the entire family. The Great Bend Airfest, Lucas Oil ...

August 18, 2018 | Russ Edem | Local News

Fruits of their labors

The term "community garden" often brings to mind a series of small plots, some well tended, some not, where members grow a variety of produce ...

August 18, 2018 | Veronica Coons | 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.

August 18, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Local News

Sheriff’s office announces multiple drug busts

Over the course of the last 12 days the Barton County Sheriff's office has been involved in several controlled substances cases, Sheriff Brian Bellendir ...

August 17, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Local News

BCC Planetarium announced fall events

The Barton Community College Planetarium will host nine free evening programs this fall, including an all-new line-up of movies never shown there before.

August 16, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Local News

HERO office reaches out to Hispanic community

Barton Community College is stepping up its efforts to recruit and retain Hispanic students, administrators said. At Tuesday's BCC Board of Trustees meeting, Vice ...

August 16, 2018 | Susan Thacker | Local News

Road work

August 16, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Local News

Rozel man appears in Pawnee County court


August 16, 2018 | Tribune Staff | 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 ...

August 15, 2018 | Veronica Coons | Local News

Hoisington’s 2019 budget approved

HOISINGTON - Hoisington residents had an opportunity to weigh in on the proposed 2019 city budget Monday night at the budget hearing held at the beginning ...

August 15, 2018 | Veronica Coons | Local News

More considerations presented at legalization forum

Cannabis farmer weighs in

August 15, 2018 | Veronica Coons | Local News

Most positions filled at Great Bend USD 428

School starts next week in Great Bend USD 428, but staff and teachers have been busy throughout the summer, administrators said. The pace has picked ...

August 15, 2018 | Susan Thacker | Local News

‘What Were You Wearing?’ dispels sexual violence myths

A myth that sexual assault victims are sometimes at fault for what they were wearing when attacked is countered by the art installation "What were ...

August 15, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Local News

Great Bend residents charged with counterfeiting

WICHITA - Two Great Bend residents were indicted Tuesday on counterfeiting charges, U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister said.

August 15, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Local News

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