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House passes Farm Bill

The United States House of Representatives Thursday passed the crucial five-year Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018, also know as the Farm Bill. The House now awaits Senate action ahead of a Sept. 30 deadline.

June 21, 2018 | Dale Hogg | Local News


USD 428 concedes violation of policy in graduation remarks

Counsel representing Great Bend USD 428 has responded to a complaint from Christopher Line, a Patrick O'Reiley Legal Fellow with the Freedom From Religion Foundation, concerning comments made by Great Bend High School Principal Tim Friess at the graduation ceremony that took place on Sunday, May 20.

June 21, 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 what went into creating the Great Bend of today, and do our best to update you on what "the rest of the story" turned out to be

June 21, 2018 | Veronica Coons | Local News


Fatal crash in Ness County

Kansas Highway Patrol responded to a two-vehicle crash at 7:20 p.m. Tuesday in Ness County, 6 miles east of Ness City on K-96 and 8 miles north on Z Road.

June 20, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Local News


Camp Hope is back

CAMP ALDRICH - Nine-year-old Bailey Thompson from Mulvane caught four little fish Tuesday morning before landing a "whopper," with the help of a Camp Hope volunteer.

June 20, 2018 | Susan Thacker | Local News


Zoo promotes Plastic Free July

Plastic Free July is an initiative that started in Australia that is now taking hold in the US and largely being promoted by zoos across the country, including the Great Bend Brit Spaugh Zoo.

June 20, 2018 | BY TRIBUNE STAFF | Local News


Run-down house deemed unsafe

Indeed, the small, white ramshackle house at 819 Adams is an eyesore and potentially dangerous, the Great Bend City Council decided Monday night.

June 20, 2018 | Dale Hogg | Local News


City audit report a good one

It was welcome news for the Great Bend City Council Monday night as Vickie Dreiling of Adams, Brown, Beran and Ball presented the city's 2017 annual audit. After the presentation, it adopted the audit as reported.

June 20, 2018 | Dale Hogg | Local News


The garden is a labor of live

Oh Oh. It's that time again. Fred has planted THE annual garden. I have helped very little. It's his project.

June 20, 2018 | Judi Tabler | Local News


Waterline project ahead of schedule

Sure, the ongoing Great Bend waterline replacement project seems to be dragging on, leaving gaping holes in streets and snarling traffic. But, the City Council was assured Monday night that there was light at the end of the pipe.

June 19, 2018 | Dale Hogg | Local News


Commission backs recycling efforts

Barton County's recycling efforts and the need to extend the County Landfill's lifespan were on the minds of Barton County commissioners Monday morning.

June 19, 2018 | Dale Hogg | Local News


Women for Kansas to show documentary

The documentary, "Merchants of Doubt," will be shown during the Women for Kansas Barton County Chapter at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, June 24, at the Kansas Wetlands Education Center. Women for Kansas, a non-partisan organization, focuses on encouraging moderate political policies.

June 19, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Local News


Long days of harvest in full swing

Wheat harvest is underway in Barton and Pawnee counties with reports of average bushels being harvested.

June 19, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Local News


Musical petting zoo planned

On Thursday, the Great Bend City Band in conjunction with A440 and the Great Bend Public Library, will co-host an "Instrument Petting Zoo."

June 19, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Local News


Plains State Bank to host weekly Chamber Coffee

This week's Chamber of Commerce Coffee will be hosted by Plains State Bank, 800 Coolidge Street, at 9:30 a.m., Thursday. Host will be Sonya Rein with greeters Cole Reif and Dale Hogg. Coffee, refreshments and door prizes will be available.

June 19, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Local News


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Day 15, Kansas Wheat Harvest Report

For audio file, please visit kansaswheat.org.

July 06, 2018 | Special to the Tribune | Local News


RED, WHITE & BLUE

The Great Bend City Band held its annual patriotic concert Thursday night, with a selection of eight historical marches that date back to the Civil ...

July 05, 2018 | Veronica Coons | Local News


McGee eligible for parole hearing

A man convicted of sex crimes in Pawnee and Barton County will be eligible for a parole hearing this fall. Randy Ray McGee, 53, is ...

July 05, 2018 | Susan Thacker | Local News


One injured during shooting

Officers from the Great Bend Police Department were dispatched at 2:59 p.m. on Wednesday to the 800 block of Pine St. in reference ...

July 05, 2018 | Tribune Staff | 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 ...

July 05, 2018 | Veronica Coons | Local News


Zoo news: Master Gardeners hard at work

Multiple groups of volunteers with the Master Gardener designation have been at work on the grounds of the Great Bend Brit Spaugh Zoo in recent ...

July 04, 2018 | Susan Thacker | Local News


Photo Op: New signs installed at zoo

New signs were installed Monday at the Great Bend Brit Spaugh Zoo's Butterfly House. The outline of a large Monarch butterfly is a colorful ...

July 04, 2018 | Susan Thacker | Local News


Great Bend teen injured in crash at Pratt lake

A teenage pedestrian from Great Bend was injured Tuesday when a vehicle struck her at Pratt County Veterans Memorial Lake.

July 04, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Local News


Wheat harvest almost done

Wheat harvest in Barton County is almost a wrap, according to Frank Riedl at the Great Bend Coop. The county is at 95 percent completion.

July 04, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Local News


City Band USA salute is Thursday

Celebrate the Independence Day holiday with the Great Bend City Band at 8:15 p.m. Thursday, July 5, in the courthouse square. The concert ...

July 04, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Local News


Patriotic concert to feature military band

The 35th Infantry Division Band and the Great Bend City Band will present a free patriotic concert the evening of Tuesday, July 17, at the ...

July 04, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Local News


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