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Sun Salutation

June 03, 2017 | BY VERONICA COONS | Local News


6th June Jaunt full of fun

Great weather converged with great planning on Saturday for June Jaunt activities at Great Bend's Jack Kilby Square. Families came out to enjoy the entertainment, games, food and fun.

June 03, 2017 | Veronica Coons | Local News


Brock McPherson announces intent to run for Mayor of Great Bend

Brock McPherson of McPherson & McVey Law Office Chtd., a local private law practice, has announced his intent to run for Mayor of Great Bend.

June 03, 2017 | Tribune Staff | 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.

June 03, 2017 | Dale Hogg | Local News


GBMS offers free summer band lessons

Summer band lessons for next year's middle school students will begin next week and go through Thursday, June 29. The free lessons will be in the GBMS band room. Students will use the front door of the building located on Harrison Street.

June 02, 2017 | Special to the Tribune | Local News


Breakfast Briefing, June 2-10, 2017

FRIDAY, June 2

June 02, 2017 | Susan Thacker | Local News


KWEC offers 'Gifts from the Garden' series

Discover the many gifts your flower garden provides, from edible treats to decorative items, during the Kansas Wetlands Education Center's adult class series, "Gifts from the Garden" held throughout the summer months.

June 02, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Local News


43rd annual Kansas bicycle tour starts June 10

The 43rd year of the longest-running bicycling event in Kansas history - a 522-mile ride across the State - begins on Saturday, June 10. Biking Across Kansas is an eight-day tour originating at the Kansas-Colorado line with a route of approximately 800 bicyclists, including support staff.

June 02, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Local News


It’s that time again

It's an annual ritual.

June 02, 2017 | Dale Hogg | Local News


GBFD offers free smoke alarms

The Great Bend Fire Department is offering and installing free smoke/carbon monoxide alarms this month, Chief Mike Napolitano said.

June 02, 2017 | Russ Edem | Local News


Donation made to the GBPD K-9 Unit

The K-9 Unit is an important part of the Great Bend Police Department, and with the help of local donations its two police dogs are well fed.

June 02, 2017 | Russ Edem | Local News


Special Olympic team carries torch

Local police officers, deputies and volunteers showed their support for Special Olympic athletes on May 31 during the Law Enforcement Torch Run.

June 02, 2017 | Russ Edem | Local News


Torch Run photos

Local police officers, deputies and volunteers showed their support for Special Olympic athletes on Wednesday, May 31, during the Law Enforcement Torch Run in Barton County.

June 02, 2017 | Special to the Tribune | Local News


Zumbathon to raise money for Prince of Peace

Local licensed Zumba instructors hope to get people dancing and smiling at a Zumbathon planned for the evening of July 8 at St. Rose Auditorium.

June 02, 2017 | Susan Thacker | Local News


Red Cross calls for new donors to prevent a summer blood shortage

Upcoming donation opportunity

June 02, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Local News


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No action taken after closed sessions

The Great Bend City Council Monday night emerged from the second of two 15-minute executive sessions only to take no action and adjourn the meeting.

June 20, 2017 | Dale Hogg | Local News


Council declares two trailers as ‘unsafe and dangerous’

BY DALE HOGG

June 19, 2017 | BY DALE HOGG | Local News


$2.3M disbursement shortfall irks commission

The Barton County Treasurer's Office was forced to issue a third June property tax disbursement totally $1.1 million after a tray of mail ...

June 19, 2017 | Dale Hogg | Local News


Boeckman will not face criminal charges

Former Barton County Administrator Richard Boeckman will not face criminal sexual battery charges, at least for now, Barton Count Attorney Amy Mellor said.

June 19, 2017 | 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.

June 17, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Local News


Sew-sew summer: Youths learn quilting

So far, it's been a so-so summer for Gloria Bogan and her 12 students. Make that sew-sew.

June 15, 2017 | Special to the Tribune | Local News


Kansas Highway Patrol urges safety during harvest

Harvest season is underway in parts of the state, and the Kansas Highway Patrol reminds motorists to use more caution and patience when traveling around ...

June 15, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Local News


IT'S ON! Wheat harvest in Barton County

Wednesday evening, people could see the familiar dust cloud of a harvester cutting wheat near the Great Bend Municipal Airport on West Barton County Road ...

June 15, 2017 | Veronica Coons | Local News


Hathcock named County Operations Director

Barton County no longer has a County Administrator but it does have an Operations Director. Solid Waste Director Phil Hathcock now holds two "director" titles.

June 15, 2017 | Susan Thacker | Local News


Driver flees after crash in Ellsworth County

ELLSWORTH COUNTY - A Salina man was injured Thursday when a vehicle went off an Ellsworth County Road, but it took a while to find the ...

June 15, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Local News


BCC's presence at Larned prison grows

Changes coming to the Larned Correctional Mental Health Facility the summer will create opportunities for Barton Community College, the BCC Board of Trustees learned Tuesday.

June 14, 2017 | Susan Thacker | Local News


Quiz time

The First Assembly of God Church in Great Bend sent its Bible Warriors to the National Bible Quiz tournament this past weekend at Ceder Hills ...

June 14, 2017 | Russ Edem | Local News


Residents speak up about fireworks

HOISINGTON - Patrons attending the Hoisington City Council meeting Monday asked council members for some answers. They wanted to know what if anything the council had ...

June 14, 2017 | Veronica Coons | Local News


Library director shares HVAC ups and downs

It takes a while to learn how to use new technology. This is something Great Bend Public Library Director Harry Willems has learned the hard ...

June 14, 2017 | Veronica Coons | Local News


Debbie Stevens Week proclaimed

HOISINGTON - The tour of the utility billing office on the agenda for Monday night's Hoisington City Council meeting was canceled to make time for ...

June 14, 2017 | Veronica Coons | Local News


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