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A PATH TO THE FUTURE

Noting its importance to the community's health and vitality, repairs will soon commence on the much-used Great Bend hike and bike trail, the City Council decided Monday night. Approved was the $...

October 02, 2017 | Dale Hogg | Local News

Committee picked to interview police chief applicants

Taking another step in returning the city back to normal following the controversy involving now-resigned Police Chief Clifton Couch and city officials, Great Bend Mayor Mike Allison Monday night ...

October 02, 2017 | Dale Hogg | Local News

Bushton man dies following Thursday night altercation

LORRAINE - Kevin L. Wagner, 55, of Bushton died Saturday in a Wichita hospital after receiving a head injury Thursday during an altercation in Lorraine, the Kansas Bureau of Investigation reporte...

October 02, 2017 | Dale Hogg | Local News

Three arrested after search warrant

Three people were arrested on drug and other related charges at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday after Barton County Sheriff's deputies executed a search warrant in the 5900 block of Eisenhower Court in the c...

October 02, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Local News

Barton tennis competes at ITA Fall Regionals

OKLAHOMA CITY - The Barton tennis team traveled to Oklahoma City for the ITA Fall Junior College Regionals. It is the only competitive meet of the fall season for the Cougars.Barton took one single...

October 02, 2017 | BY MIKE MARZOLF Special to the Tribune | Community College

GBRC has openings for after school programs

The Great Bend Recreation Commission has openings in the after school programs at Jefferson Elementary School. These programs are for ages 5–12 and will be held at Jefferson Elementary School...

October 02, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Local News

Vehicle crash sends local teen to hospital

Barton County Sheriff's deputies were dispatched to the 100 block of North Washington at 1:15 p.m. on Saturday for a reported injury crash where Jacob Lane, 16, of Great Bend received injuries.Acco...

October 02, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Local News

OTR for Oct. 2, 2017

Great Bend Fire/EMSFirefighters responded to nine ambulance runs on Friday, six on Saturday and one on Sunday. There were no fires. Great Bend PoliceSept. 29A non-injury crash was reported at 211 ...

October 02, 2017 | Tribune Staff | On the Record

Meet the new face of Republican extremism

Thank you, Alabama Republicans! Thank you for choosing a Senate candidate whose reactionary ravings and paranoid fictions make Donald Trump look semi-sane.Seriously, could Democrats have ever imagi...

October 02, 2017 | Dick Polman | Columnists

Refugees are not a security risk

Every year since the Refugee Act of 1980, the presidential administration in power has announced its cap number for refugee admissions in the coming fiscal year. On Wednesday, the Trump Administrat...

October 02, 2017 | Graham F. West | Columnists

U.S. tax code

October 02, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Editorial Cartoons

BCC Bookstore to host coffee

This week's Chamber of Commerce Coffee will be hosted by Barton Community College Bookstore, on the upper level of the Student Union, 245 NE 30 Rd,, at 9:30 a.m., Thursday. Host Barry Bowers will b...

October 02, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Local News

Commission marks Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Given the number of victims touched by domestic violence, the Barton County Commission Monday morning proclaimed October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month. This marks the 30th anniversary of th...

October 02, 2017 | Dale Hogg | Local News

One dead, three injured in Friday collision

Names and additional information from a fatal two-vehicle collision that occurred Friday evening west of Great Bend were released Monday by the Barton County Sheriff's Office.David Manka, 48, of Pa...

October 02, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Local News

5 terrible diseases that you can get from a single kiss

Kissing is something we all do. We kiss hello and goodbye, we kiss our parents and our siblings in familial love, and then one day we get our first real kiss ... and seem to prefer romantic kisses ...

October 02, 2017 | Callie Hansen FamilyShare | Trending Topics

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