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George R. Slater 1932 - 2017

George R. Slater, 85, died Dec. 2, 2017, at Cherry Village Nursing Home, Great Bend. He was born June 12, 1932, at Coats, the son of Jay and Adgie (Stanley) Slater. He married Shirley Whitaker Dec....

December 02, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Obituaries

James Matthew Zager 1952 - 2017

GARDEN CITY, Mo. - James Matthew Zager, 65, died Nov. 29, 2017, at Great Bend Regional Hospital, Great Bend. He was born Jan. 22, 1952, at Kansas City, Mo., the son of Anton and Wanda (McCune) Zage...

December 02, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Obituaries

OTR for Dec. 2, 2017

Great Bend Fire/EMSFirefighters made three ambulance runs on Thursday. There were no fires. Great Bend PoliceCriminal damage was reported at Kansas Medical Specialist located at 3720 10th St.Theft...

December 02, 2017 | Tribune Staff | On the Record

Veterans Service rep will be at Kansas Works

A Veterans Service Representative from the Kansas Commission on Veterans' Affairs will be at the Great Bend Kansas Works Center at 1025 Main Street from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday Dec. 14, to ...

December 02, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Local News

Weather and pest control – Part II

Last week's column discussed what happened with Roundup Ready® technology and the resistance problems that arose. Remember Roundup Ready® technology was developed to combat weeds that were ...

December 02, 2017 | Dr. Victor L. Martin | Agriculture

AT&T, CNN merger doesn’t worry me like Sinclair

Last year, I expressed serious reservations about the proposed AT&T-Time Warner merger. I argued, at the time, that allowing this merger will have important implications for a free press and Americ...

December 02, 2017 | Michael Reagan | Columnists

Still paying For Christmas 2016? Atta boy, Clarence!

It's beginning to look a lot like debt collectors, everywhere you go...According to the NerdWallet personal finance website, a distressing number of shoppers are still paying off credit card bills ...

December 02, 2017 | Danny Tyree | Columnists

Tax gift for the rich

December 02, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Editorial Cartoons

Kansas Exercises Animal Disease Response Preparedness

MANHATTAN - The Kansas Department of Agriculture held a tabletop exercise on Nov. 28, as the first stage of the state's annual emergency preparedness exercise. This year's exercise, named Phoenix, ...

December 02, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Agriculture

December programs

Winter is a time that many producers take the opportunity to learn about the latest research, and plan on how to make what they learned help their production in the coming year. There are a few pro...

December 02, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Agriculture

Alfalfa Production and Rotational Grazing the Focus of Winter Forage Conference

MANHATTAN – Kansas State University and the Kansas Forage and Grassland Council (KSFGC) will hold its Winter Forage Conference and KSFGC Annual Meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 12, at the Webster Con...

December 02, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Agriculture

Kansas individual health plan consumers should check all plans for impact of subsidies

TOPEKA - Kansas consumers making choices by Dec. 15 on individual health insurance for 2018 should compare all plans to see how any subsidies will contribute to the premiums, according to Ken Selze...

December 02, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business

$500 Nurse Scholarship Awarded by Credit Union of America

December 02, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education

‘WinterDance ‘17’ displays a variety of dance styles

MANHATTAN - New choreographic works by Kansas State University dance faculty were performed by students at "WinterDance '17," which was presented Thursday through Saturday at Chapman Theatre in Nic...

December 02, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education

Club Calendar

MondayGreat Bend Optimist - noon at the Walnut BowlGreat Bend Rotary Club - noon at the Classic InnOrder of Eastern Star Great Bend #226 - 7:30 p.m. at the Masonic Lodge in HoisingtonAmerican Legio...

December 02, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Club News

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