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Man reports being robbed at gunpoint

The Great Bend Police Department was dispatched to a residence at 6:52 a.m. on Wednesday to contact a man who reported being robbed at gunpoint at Stone Lake 22 minutes earlier, Lt. Scott Bieberle of the GBPD said.

December 20, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Local News


Claflin woman injured is crash

Barton County Sheriff Deputies responded to a vehicle injury crash at 10:37 a.m. on Wednesday at Redwing. Upon their arrival, the deputies found a semitrailer had collided with a sport utility vehicle, Sheriff Brian Bellendir said.

December 20, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Local News


A matter of alignment

The original version of the Eighth Street expansion envisioned a straight shot between connecting Grant and McKinley streets, Walmart on the east end and Dillon's on the west.

December 20, 2017 | Dale Hogg | Local News


Celebrating the coming of Jesus

The birth of Jesus was just the beginning of the program presented last Saturday by the students of the Great Bend Seventh-day Adventist School. With music, hand motions and recitations, the five elementary students in grades K-6 treated a church audience to "Jesus - His First to His Second Coming."

December 20, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Local News


TINY HELPING HANDS

Volunteers at Barton Community College recently opened a Cougar Pantry to provide food to students. While it is available to any student taking classes at the college, it is especially important for who are on campus over the holidays when the cafeteria is closed, sponsors said.

December 19, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Local News


Marshall: Tax bill would make Reagan proud

Voting along sharply partisan lines, the Republican dominated U.S. House Tuesday afternoon approved the sweeping $1.5 trillion tax legislation by a vote of 227-203. It marks the first major tax overhaul in over 30 years.

December 19, 2017 | Dale Hogg | Local News


Ellsworth police seek robbery suspect

ELLSWORTH - The Ellsworth Police Department responded to an armed robbery at 4:49 p.m. on Monday at Seitz Drug Store, 206 North Douglas in Ellsworth, Police Chief Emil Halfhill said.

December 19, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Local News


City employees honored

December 19, 2017 | Dale Hogg | Local News


It’s showtime

The City of Great Bend will dabble in broadcast television, the City Council decided Monday night. For a six-month trial period, the council's regular meetings will be shown on the city's public-access cable Channel 20.

December 19, 2017 | Dale Hogg | Local News


Study to look at pay, compensation of city personnel

For the first time since 1999, the City of Great Bend will undergo a comprehensive wage and compensation study, a divided City Council decided Monday night.

December 18, 2017 | Dale Hogg | Local News


Divided council names Bailey police chief

A split Great Bend City Council confirmed Mayor Mike Allison's appointment of Great Bend Police Lt. David Bailey as police chief in a tense meeting Monday night that included verbal sniping between the capacity crowd and the council and amongst the council members themselves.

December 18, 2017 | Dale Hogg | Local News


Great Bend man convicted of aggravated battery

A Great Bend man was convicted of aggravated battery last Wednesday in Barton County District Court, Barton County Attorney Amy Mellor said.

December 18, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Local News


CHRISTMAS ACTIVITIES

Saturday in downtown Great Bend.

December 18, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Local News


Firefighters respond to barn fire west of Odin

ODIN - Two northern Barton County fire departments responded to a barn fire Monday morning. Barton County Sheriff Brian Bellendir reported that at about 9:14 a.m. the Barton County Sheriff's Office responded to a structure fire at 774 NE 140 Road, 1.25 miles west of Odin. Upon arrival, it was found that a barn was completely engulfed in flames.

December 18, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Local News


Chamber Coffee

This week's Chamber of Commerce Coffee will be hosted by Community Bank of the Midwest, 2220 Broadway Avenue, at 9:30 a.m., Thursday. Host will be Steve Swigart with greeters Sonya Rein and Shelly Peacock. Coffee, refreshments and door prizes will be available.

December 18, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Local News


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School calendars on USD 428 agenda

The Great Bend USD 428 Board of Education will say goodbye to three retiring members and welcome three new members when it meets at 5 ...

January 06, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Local News


Wellness Center equipment update on GBRC agenda

An upgrade to equipment at the Cavanaugh Wellness Center will be considered when the Great Bend Recreation Commission board meets at 4 p.m. Monday ...

January 06, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Local News


Pawnee County deputy under investigation

LARNED – A deputy with the Pawnee County Sheriff's Office is under investigation by the Kansas Bureau of Investigation, the KBI confirmed Friday afternoon.

January 05, 2018 | Dale Hogg | Local News


Hoisington player gets lucky with raffle ticket bought at the State Fair

TOPEKA – Many players make it a point to buy lottery tickets at the Kansas Lottery building during the State Fair hoping it will bring them ...

January 05, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Local News


Zoning Board grants variances to township

The Barton County Zoning Appeals Board held two public hearings on Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017. As a result of these public hearings, the board voted ...

January 05, 2018 | Dale Hogg | Local News


Congressman’s listening tour pauses at The Front Door

Congressman Roger Marshall kicked off a January listening tour this week, stopping at The Front Door Thursday night to answer questions and hear concerns about ...

January 05, 2018 | Veronica Coons | Local News


Kansas 150 1901-1925

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