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School board to consider teacher pay increase

The Great Bend USD 428 Board of Education will consider a proposal for increasing the base salary of teachers when it meets at 5 p.m. Monday, April 9, at the District Education Center, 201 S. Patto...

April 05, 2018 | Susan Thacker | Local News

First Christian Church adds 'Refuge' service

First Christian Church, 5230 Broadway Ave. in Great Bend, is offering a new service called "Refuge" to people that have strayed away from God and have not been to church in some time. The service i...

April 05, 2018 | Russ Edem | Local News

Separation of powers

The Kansas Supreme Court ruled in October that the state's current education funding of more than $4 billion a year is not sufficient under the state constitution.The Court looked at the Kansas Con...

April 05, 2018 | Susan Thacker | Viewpoint

Aglow to host speakers Van and Vi Koelliker

Great Bend Aglow Lighthouse will hold its monthly meeting on Saturday, April 14, at Perkins Family Restaurant, 2920 10th St.Coffee and social time begins at 9 a.m. with the meeting at 9:30 a.m. The...

April 05, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Religion

OTR for April 5, 2018

Great Bend Fire/EMSFirefighters made seven ambulance runs on Wednesday.There were two fire calls. A small grass fire was reported at 8:56 p.m. at SW 30 Road and SW 50 Ave. Another small grass fire ...

April 05, 2018 | Tribune Staff | On the Record

Central Kansas League softball standings

CKL SOFTBALLHaven 10-0Kingman 6-2Lyons 6-2Hoisington 5-3 Pratt 5-3Larned 5-5 S. Valley 5-5Hillsboro 4-4 Hesston 2-6 Halstead 0-8 Nickerson 0-10 MONDAYHoisington 7-5, 12-8 Smoky ValleyTUESDAYLyons d...

April 05, 2018 | Jim Misunas | Prep Sports

Central Kansas League baseball standings

CKL BASEBALLNickerson 10-0Pratt 8-0Kingman 5-3Haven 7-3Halstead 4-4 Hillsboro 3-4 Hoisington 3-4 Hesston 3-5 Larned 2-8 S. Valley 2-8 Lyons 0-8 MONDAYHoisington 12-1, Smoky Valley 11-9TUESDAYHalste...

April 05, 2018 | Jim Misunas | Prep Sports

Stephens preliminary hearing continued

The preliminary hearing for Chaz Stephens, Hoisington, set for Thursday, April 5, has been continued to Tuesday, June 12. He faces charges of first-degree murder and child abuse in the death of a 2...

April 05, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Local News

Drought outlook for Great Bend area ‘not good’

Kansas State Climatologist Mary Knapp was a featured presenter at the Great Bend Farm and Ranch Show Thursday. She spoke about the current climate trends in the Great Bend area, and offered her ins...

April 05, 2018 | Veronica Coons | Local News

Status quo in VA culture shouldn’t put bureaucracy ahead of vets

There is no group of Americans I hold in higher regard than our nation's veterans. During my time in Congress - as a member of both the House and Senate Veterans Affairs Committees and as chairman ...

April 05, 2018 | Jerry Moran | Columnists

David Hogg, child media star

Caught in the whirlwind of adoring television interviews, newspaper profiles, rally speeches and teenage groupies, David Hogg has not had time to ruminate on one of the great truths of our media-dr...

April 05, 2018 | Michael Shannon | Columnists

Francis speaks

April 05, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Editorial Cartoons

David Osborne Trio to present Community Concert Season Finale

The David Osborne Trio will take the stage for the Golden Belt Community Concert Association's final concert of the season at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 7, at the Great Bend Municipal Auditorium, La...

April 05, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Local News

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 15 at the Kinsley Library, 208 E. 8th Street. Larry Burke, the seri...

April 05, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Local News

Eclectic SpringDance features Pawnee Rock dancer

MANHATTAN - New dances will highlight SpringDance '18, which features Kansas State University students performing original choreography by dance faculty.SpringDance '18 will be performed at 7:30 p....

April 05, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Entertainment

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