At the Great Bend City Council meeting Monday night, Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development CEO Jan Peters confirmed that Freddy's Frozen Custard is indeed coming to Great Bend, and developers have begun work on the new restaurant that is expected to celebrate its grand opening in early October. Construction was delayed briefly due to the rain received at the end of May, but now work is beginning on the site.
LARNED - Open to all Kansas farmers, the Pawnee County Market Wheat Show honors the highest-quality sample of wheat based on a scoring system that will take into protein, test weight, dockage, mill and bake quality, and the percentage that is shrunken and broken.
LARNED - The Pawnee County Commission met at 9 a.m. May 23 for a regular meeting. Pawnee County commissioners Kathy Bowman; Donna Pelton; and Gary Caplinger, chair, were present. The following are approved minutes submitted by Pawnee County clerk Ruth Searight.
The Great Bend Boom baseball team dropped three of four games to the last-place Topeka Train Robbers over the weekend. The Boom (8-7) remain in second place in the North Division after a 6-2 start. The Boom play at Garden City Tuesday and return home Wednesday at Al Burns Field against Garden City.
It’s not easy raising considerate, selfless, empathic kids in a consumerist, capitalist, tech-obsessed society. If you feel like your child is acting spoilt, self-obsessed and entitled, you’re not alone. And it may not be entirely your fault. Dig around in twenty first century culture and it’s not hard to see why kids of all ages feel like it’s all about them.
June 07, 2016|
Parents should review the dangerous practices that put teen drivers and those around them at risk — and look at the example they're setting themselves. During the "deadly days of summer," teen drivers sometimes kill or die.
June 07, 2016|
Lois M. Collins