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Proposed budget cuts threaten GBPL staff and programming

The City of Great Bend’s proposed mill reduction to the Great Bend Public Library had library administration scrambling this week to inform board members ...

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Posted: jul. 19, 2018 3:56 p.m. | 2 Comments
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Selzer, Sanderson make campaign stop

Kansas gubernatorial candidate Ken Selzer and his running mate Jen Sanderson visited Great Bend on Thursday to attend the Chamber Coffee, followed by a visit ...

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Posted: jul. 19, 2018 6:06 p.m. | 0 Comments
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Pawnee County 4-H Style Revue

LARNED — The Pawnee County Fair celebrates 25 years this year, officially opening Wednesday, July 25, and running through Sunday, July 28. Wednesday night the 4-H ...

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Posted: jul. 19, 2018 3:48 p.m. | 0 Comments
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Carnival workers arrested in deaths of Barton County Fair vendors

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Three carnival workers have been arrested in the deaths of two vendors who disappeared from the Barton County Fair west of ...

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Posted: jul. 19, 2018 2:19 p.m. | 0 Comments
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Patriotism runs high in 1918

Each week we’ll take a step back into the history of Great Bend through the eyes of reporters past. We’ll reacquaint you with ...

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Posted: jul. 18, 2018 4:46 p.m. | 0 Comments
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Government commodities to be distributed

United States government commodities will be distributed from 4-5 p.m., Monday, July 23, at the Central Kansas Dream Center, 2100 Broadway in Great Bend ...

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Posted: jul. 18, 2018 6:10 p.m. | 0 Comments
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KRR fights poverty with books

Superintendent Khris Thexton had never been inside the Kansas Department of Children and Families building before Wednesday, but it turns out DCF and USD 428 ...

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Posted: jul. 18, 2018 5:59 p.m. | 0 Comments
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Investigation launched after two disappear from fairgrounds

The disappearance of two people from the Great Bend Expo grounds during the Barton County Fair is being investigated by law enforcement agencies in two ...

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Posted: jul. 18, 2018 5:53 p.m. | 0 Comments
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Story time

It was about story telling and exercise on Wednesday at the Great Bend Recreation Activity Center during the StoryWalk adventure that took listeners through a ...

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Posted: jul. 18, 2018 3:12 p.m. | 0 Comments
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Heat advisory prompts Summer Street Stroll Farmers Market schedule change

On Wednesday morning, Janel Rose, public health educator for the Barton County Health Department, informed media that the Summer Street Stroll Farmers Market would observe ...

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Posted: jul. 18, 2018 12:37 p.m. | 0 Comments
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