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GBHS track to be closed for a week

The track at Great Bend High School's Memorial Stadium is closed this week for repairs, school officials announced Tuesday. It will reopen Monday, March 26.

March 21, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Local News


Missing girl found dead

HOISINGTON – Two-year-old Iviona Lewis, the Hoisington girl reported missing Tuesday afternoon, was been found dead in rural Barton County, the Kansas Bureau of Investigation reported Wednesday morning, adding that an arrest in the case had been made.

March 21, 2018 | Dale Hogg | Local News


Ellinwood Chamber requests permission to hold 2018 After Harvest Festival

ELLINWOOD - The Ellinwood Chamber of Commerce's outgoing director Jacque Isern, newly appointed director Michele Martin, and members of the board of directors were on the agenda of the Ellinwood City Council meeting Tuesday, March 13. They came with their annual request for use of city facilities for the 2018 After Harvest Festival to be held July 19-22. They also discussed improving security at the Saturday night dance, hoping to avoid a repeat of an altercation that occurred at the dance last year.

March 21, 2018 | Veronica Coons | Local News


MISSING CHILD

HOISINGTON -- An alert from the Hoisington Police Department went out on the NIXLE network requesting help from the community locating a missing two year old child.

March 20, 2018 | Special to the Tribune | Local News


Vopats support Barton Community College Foundation Academic Enrichment Fund campaign through March

Every gift matters; that's the message Jim and Kathy Vopat hope to share on behalf of the Barton Community College Foundation as the 2018 Academic Enrichment Fund (AEF) Campaign co-chairs.

March 20, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Local News


City to hire IT professional

Members of the City of Great Bend's information technology committee weighed carefully the advantages and disadvantages of hiring a full-time information technology manager for the city against contracting with an outside party to handle the important task.

March 20, 2018 | Dale Hogg | Local News


A lot of cookies

The Hoisington Girl Scouts Troop 11126 parlayed their Girl Scout Cookie profits into a lasting tribute for Barton County veterans.

March 20, 2018 | Dale Hogg | Local News


Commission shares frustration with county attorney

A unified Barton County Commission appreciated the plight of Denise Rankin, the former Great Bend woman accusing the County Attorney's Office of botching the handling of the sexual abuse case against her ex-husband. But, sadly, commissioners told her Monday morning there wasn't much they could do to help.

March 20, 2018 | Dale Hogg | Local News


Top Chef Jr.: L.I.F.E. lessons at USD 428

They may not realize it, but eight Park Elementary School students could be training for "Top Chef Jr." And even though there were no actual judges, USD 428 school board members treated to a recent meal provided by the Park Elementary School Leadership Club judged it a hit.

March 17, 2018 | Special to the Tribune | Local News


BCC to host Career Closet Drive

Barton Community College's Community Service Organization will host a Career Closet Drive as part of the 11th annual Great Bend Job Fest. The drive will be March 26 through April 3.

March 17, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Local News


Parnassus auditions held at BCC

On Saturday, March 10, 34 music students participated in the annual Parnassus Auditions in piano and voice at the Barton Community College Fine Arts Building.

March 17, 2018 | Special to the Tribune | Local News


Women for Kansas to start Barton Co. Chapter

An organizational meeting of the Women for Kansas Barton County Chapter will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 25, at the Kansas Wetlands Education Center. Women for Kansas, a non-partisan organization, focuses on encouraging moderate political policies.

March 17, 2018 | 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.

March 17, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Local News


BBB warns: Puppy scams litter the Internet

National Puppy Day, March 23, may not be a red-letter holiday on any of our calendars but millions of Americans seem to be in love with its subject. Your Better Business Bureau warns that if you have a case of puppy love and it was prompted by a picture seen in an online ad, beware: Odds are that puppy is fictional. Experts say up to 80% of sponsored online pet advertisements may be fake.

March 16, 2018 | | Local News


Easter Basket workshop set for Saturday at the library

The Rosewood Miracle Workers Aktion Club will host a "Hippity Hop Easter Basket Workshop" from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, March 17, at the Great Bend Public Library, 1409 Williams St. Children will be able to create an Easter basket filled with surprises. There will be egg decorating, coloring and other activities, and children can meet the Easter Bunny.

March 15, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Local News


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Vortex exhibit open through Saturday

High school students from Ellinwood, Great Bend, Stafford, Larned and Hoisington came to Barton Community College to engage in hands-on workshops from art professionals and ...

April 13, 2018 | Special to the Tribune | Local News


BCC to host dance theater auditions

Dance enthusiasts can take the opportunity to gain valuable experience as a dancer in a company setting. Barton Community College is hosting auditions for its ...

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


Volunteers needed for Field Ops Day

Barton Community College needs volunteers for its annual Field Operation's Day on May 5. Volunteers participate as patients or bystanders in realistic training scenarios ...

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


First moves made on 2018 Farm Bill

The House Committee on Agriculture Thursday introduced the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018, also know as the 2018 Farm Bill. This marks the first ...

April 12, 2018 | Dale Hogg | Local News


Barnett: State has image problem

Republican gubernatorial candidate Jim Barnett worked the Great Bend Chamber of Commerce coffee Thursday morning at the Great Bend Public Library, admitting to those he ...

April 12, 2018 | Dale Hogg | Local News


Clara Barton ‘Steps for SIDS’ walk-a-thon

HOISINGTON - Tuesday afternoon was beautiful walking weather, and Clara Barton Hospital's Steps for SIDS Walk-a-thon was clearly the winner in the weather lottery. Community ...

April 12, 2018 | Veronica Coons | Local News


OUT OF THE MORGUE

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 ...

April 12, 2018 | Veronica Coons | Local News


Volunteer finds her place helping teachers

Tabitha Blair loves children, school and she wants to make a difference – all the characteristics of a good teacher.

April 11, 2018 | Special to the Tribune | Local News


Probable cause found in Kern DUI case

Lafe Kern told paramedic Tony Leeds that he'd taken a handful of Xanax prior to a two-vehicle collision south of Great Bend on Feb ...

April 11, 2018 | Susan Thacker | Local News


Bellendir requests jury trial

The attorney representing Barton County Sheriff Brian Bellendir in a misdemeanor case has requested a jury trial and has also asked that the prosecutor be ...

April 11, 2018 | Susan Thacker | Local News


Memories Matter Bereavement Camp set for April 21 at Armory

Jessica Disque, 19, fondly remembers her grandma's smile and her grandpa's participation in her day-to-day life.

April 11, 2018 | Special to the Tribune | Local News


BCC monitoring Army deployments

Administrators at Barton Community College said upcoming deployments of U.S. soldiers at military bases where the college offers courses could have a negative effect ...

April 10, 2018 | Susan Thacker | Local News


Other schools look at GBHS's student-led conferences

Educators at Great Bend High School were used to parents playing hooky from parent-teacher conferences at least half the time. Participation used to be about ...

April 10, 2018 | Susan Thacker | Local News


All about wine

If it is wine you love, there will be no better place to sample some of the goodness than the Catholic Charities 17th Annual Wine ...

April 10, 2018 | Russ Edem | Local News


Rec gets new logo

The Great Bend Recreation Commission board of directors along with staff members got to see the new GBRC logo on Monday.

April 10, 2018 | Russ Edem | Local News


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