Printing issues delay Wednesday Tribune
The Great Bend Tribune could not be printed Tuesday night and therefore no papers were delivered Wednesday, Publisher Judy Duryee announced. Subscribers can access the full electronic version of Wednesday’s Tribune online at and the printed version will be delivered along with the Friday paper.
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One injured in Rice County crash Thursday
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An 18-year-old Olathe man was hospitalized with what were believed to be minor injuries in a two-vehicle crash east of Bushton Thursday afternoon, the Kansas Highway Patrol reported.

According to the KHP, a 2007 Peterbilt semi pulling a trailer driven by 43-year-old Tarsem Singh was crossing K-4 at 8th Road in Rice County, about three miles east of Bushton at around 4 p.m. Thursday. A 2016 Chevy Silverado 1500 driven by Dylan Michael Kitchen, 18, of Olathe was eastbound on K-4 and struck the right side of the trailer on the Peterbilt.

Kitchen was transported to Ellsworth County Medical Center with what were believed to be minor injuries. Singh was not injured in the crash. Both drivers were wearing seat belts at the time of the crash.