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Huelskamp continues support for veterans

LARNED - Slowly but surely, Congressman Tim Huelskamp believes conservatives like himself are making headway. After retired House Speaker John Boehner dismissed him from a key agricultural committe...

January 21, 2016 | Jim Misunas | News

County renews lease for wildlife area

Thanking Terry Nech for his efforts to develop county-owned property south of Hoisington into a nature area, the Barton County Commission Monday morning approved renewing his lease for the land. ...

January 21, 2016 | Dale Hogg | Local News

'Sno problem: We can handle this

Snow that fell Wednesday across the Golden Belt was the start of a storm that could affect 80 million people by the weekend. There are reports that Washington, D.C., could see 2 feet of snow.Here i...

January 21, 2016 | Susan Thacker | Viewpoint

Lori Marie Truitt 1975 - 2016

DODGE CITY - Lori Marie Truitt, 40, passed away Jan. 19, 2016, at Via Christi St. Francis Hospital in Wichita. She was born on Aug. 24, 1975, in Dodge City, the daughter of Glenn and Charlynn (Bra...

January 21, 2016 | | Obituaries

OTR for January 21, 2016

Great Bend Fire/EMSFirefighters made four ambulance runs on Wednesday. There was no fires. Great Bend PoliceFraud was reported at farmer's Bank and Trust located at 1017 Harrison St. Fraud was rep...

January 21, 2016 | | On the Record

New Community Bin recycling service offered

Anyone planning an event for a neighborhood or the whole community might want to consider a new program sponsored by Sunflower Diversified Services. It is called Community Bin an...

January 21, 2016 | | Local News

Area Basketball Scoreboard

BOYSST. JOHN MID-WINTER CLASSICTuesday-Pratt 52, Ness City 47Thursday-Central Plains vs. Ness City, 4:45 p.m.; St. John vs. Nickerson, 6:30 p.m.; Larned vs. Macksville, 8:15 p.m.Friday-Central Plai...

January 21, 2016 | Nick Grubbe | Prep Sports

Road conditions shift Hoisington Winter Jam

HOISINGTON - Two consolation games scheduled Thursday have been moved to Friday at Hoisington High School because of poor road conditions at the Hoisington Winter Jam.The Victoria and Ellsworth gir...

January 21, 2016 | Jim Misunas | Prep Sports

Kent Henry Ministries coming to Great Bend

The First Church of the Nazarene and One Hope Ministries will host a Kent Henry Worship Weekend, "Fanning the Flame of Worship," Feb. 5 and 6 at the church located at 4811 Broadway Ave., Great Bend...

January 21, 2016 | | Religion

Literacy kits prep kids for kindergarten

A monetary donation from Great Bend High School students, added to time donated by the Barton County Young Professionals and other volunteers, means area children may be better prepared when the...

January 21, 2016 | By TRIBUNE STAFF | Local News

All-white Oscar nominations only begin to describe Hollywood's lack of diversity

Insult and outrage have plagued the 88th Academy Awards since the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced its nominees on Thursday. For the second year in a row, all the nominated act...

January 21, 2016 | Sam Turner Deseret News | Entertainment

Avoiding false hope for the New Year

This is the time of year, after the Christmas and New Year's breaks, that we gird up our loins, make all kinds of resolutions, face the facts of January with its bills and reality, and start on ano...

January 21, 2016 | Sherry Young Deseret News | Trending Topics

​Truck fire still under investigation

The cause of a fire in a gin pole truck stolen Sunday night from Duke Drilling, 620 Hubbard St., continues to be under investigation, Great Bend Fire Chief Mike Napolitano said Thursday. A mobile h...

January 21, 2016 | Susan Thacker | Local News

January is ‘Kansas Radon Action Month’

Kansas Governor Sam Brownback and the Kansas Department of Health and Environment have proclaimed January "Kansas Radon Action Month" to help educate Kansans about the dangers of radon exposure and...

January 21, 2016 | Russ Edem | Local News

Blood donations urgently needed

The American Red Cross urgently needs blood donors to make an appointment to give this winter. Eligible blood donors of all types are needed, especially those with O, AB, B negative and A negative....

January 21, 2016 | | Local News

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