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GETTING HIS SHOT

ALBERT - In 1986, the Kansas Governor's One Shot Turkey Hunt was established as an economic development tool for El Dorado. Partnering with the National Wild Turkey Federation, it has since brought together the sitting Governor of Kansas, leaders of business and industry, guest celebrities, the media and outdoor enthusiasts for a three-day weekend of hunting and fellowship.

March 11, 2018 | Veronica Coons | Local News


Salina crooner coming to Jazz Festival

The 24th Annual Great Bend Jazz Festival will feature vocalist Les Lankhorst from Salina, as well as the Prairie Winds Show Band and the GBHS Panther Jazz Band.

March 10, 2018 | Susan Thacker | Local News


Bunny Hunt

The Kansas Bowhunters Association's annual Bunny Hunt got underway Saturday at Cheyenne Bottoms. Between searches for cottontail, members enjoyed archery target shooting and the chance to relax outdoors among friends.

March 10, 2018 | Susan Thacker | Local News


Legislative Coffee

The second of two Legislative Coffees was held Saturday at the Great Bend Chamber of Commerce, with about 20 people coming to hear Sen. Mary Jo Taylor (R-Stafford) and Rep. Troy Waymaster (R-Bunker Hill.)

March 10, 2018 | Susan Thacker | Local News


GBMS hosting Cottonwood District Regional 4-H Day

Regional 4-H Day activities start this evening at 5:30 p.m. at Great Bend Middle School, said Cottonwood District 4-H and Youth Development Extension Agent Berny Unruh. The public is invited to attend.

March 09, 2018 | Special to the Tribune | Local News


Larned group takes message to Topeka

LARNED - At Larned's February city council meeting, Larned City Councilman Kim Barnes noted it had been a long time since Larned had made contact with the legislature in Topeka. Community feedback over reports that districts in the eastern part of the state were pushing to change long-standing protocols for evaluating mentally ill patients, and the closure of the juvenile correctional facility in Larned in 2017, prompted him to suggest perhaps it had been too long.

March 09, 2018 | Veronica Coons | Local News


Clara Barton Hospital assessment finds greater access to mental health services tops list

HOISINGTON - Clara Barton Hospital hosted a town hall meeting on March 1 at the Hoisington Activity Center, where hospital health-care officials were joined by representatives of the City of Hoisington, Barton County Health Department, USD 431, and citizens of the area to discuss the results of the recently completed community health needs survey which produced over 293 respondents.

March 09, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Local News


Town Hall Topics: Health Care

The results of a recent online survey of community health services were reviewed Thursday during a town-hall meeting at the Holiday Inn Express. Mental health and drug abuse were among the top areas of concern.

March 08, 2018 | Susan Thacker | Local News


Student 'investors' learn Wall Street tactics

They may not be ready for Wall Street, but three Great Bend High School students are one step closer. And so are nearly two dozen of their classmates.

March 08, 2018 | By Jennifer Schartz Great Bend USD 428 | 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.

March 08, 2018 | Veronica Coons | Local News


Burn restriction in place

The Great Bend fire Department has issued an open burning restriction. The restricted areas include the City of Great Bend and the four contracting townships of South Bend, Great Bend, Liberty and Buffalo.

March 07, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Local News


Bowhunters to hold weekend Bunny Hunt

The Kansas Bowhunters Association will hold its annual Bunny Hunt at Cheyenne Bottoms this weekend. Fellow archers and bowhunters of all ages are welcome to enjoy a relaxing time in the outdoors.

March 07, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Local News


BORN TO TEACH

Those who can, teach. Alden Adams, a preschool teacher at Helping Hands, left the business world to follow his true calling as an early-education teacher.

March 07, 2018 | Special to the Tribune | Local News


Legislative Coffee is Saturday

The Great Bend Chamber of Commerce & Economic Development will hold the second of two Legislative Coffees from 10-11 a.m. Saturday, March 10, in the Spray/Hot Family Board Room at the Chamber, 1125 Williams St. Area lawmakers have been invited to talking about what's happening in Topeka. The public is invited to listen and ask questions. Coffee and refreshments will be provided.

March 07, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Local News


Farmers Market vendors meeting set

Area fruit and vegetable growers, honey producers, community artists and makers of crafts who are interested in participating in the Great Bend Summer Street Stroll Farmers Market for the 2018 season are invited to attend a Market Vendors Meeting at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 17, at Great Bend Events Center.

March 07, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Local News


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Last meeting of World War I Series

The "World War I and America" series at the Kinsley Library will hold its fourth and final meeting from 2-5 p.m. on Sunday, April ...

April 05, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Local News


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