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Maize South 55 – Larned 25 »

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Friday Weather »

A wet weekend is expected regionwide, as a storm system approaches from the west. While most of the precipitation will be rain, some light snow is possible Saturday night into Sunday morning as colder air filters south. Light accumulations are possible.

Friday Partly sunny, with a high near 47. South wind 6 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Friday Night A chance of rain before midnight, then rain and snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 32. South wind around 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less […]

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Midwest Energy’s community solar array goes online »


COLBY – Midwest Energy’s 1-megawatt community solar array, the largest photovoltaic array in Kansas, entered service today and began generating electricity to the grid. Located in Colby, the array covers eight acres of pasture and features 3,963 panels, owned by dozens of Midwest Energy electric customers throughout central and western Kansas.  Each panel is attached […]

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Cop Shop (1/28) »


Barton County Sheriff’s Office Service Log (1/28) Non Injury Accident At 6:22 a.m. Mark Hauberman at the 700 block of W. K-4 Highway reported an accident with a deer. Sex Offense At 11:14 a.m. there was a report on 30 Road advising his 10-year daughter told her school counselor yesterday that she was sexually assaulted […]

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Barton County Sheriff’s Booking Activity (1/28) »


BOOKED: Ouray Gray of Great Bend on Great Bend Municipal Court charges for driving while suspended, no insurance, suspended tag, no turn signal, bond set at $500.00 C/S or 48 hour OR. BOOKED: Timothy Chism of Great Bend on a Barton County District Court warrant on an additional charge of possession of drug paraphernalia. Bond […]

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St. Rose Health Center now offers free nurse hotline service »

Carol Groen, R.N.

Most everyone has experienced something like this – especially at night or on weekends. After returning from a doctor’s appointment, another question about treatment arises. Or the drugs don’t seem to be working after a surgical procedure. Or maybe you need a little reassurance that doctor’s orders are being followed correctly. These are just a […]

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Sunflower Diversified accepting auction items for Charity Gala »

This Fender guitar autographed by Aerosmith will be one of the featured items during the live auction at the Sunflower Diversified Services Charity Gala.

Preparations for the 10th Annual Charity Gala sponsored by Sunflower Diversified Services are in high gear with just a few weeks left before the event. The non-profit agency’s biggest fundraiser of the year is set for Saturday, March 7 at the Great Bend Convention Center. Social hour begins at 5:30 p.m. While Sunflower has received […]

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Chili Challenge raises money for Golden Belt Home Health & Hospice patients »


It’s time to get the big roasters out for the next Chili Challenge to benefit local and area hospice patients. The 16th annual event, which includes tasting and judging, is set for 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 21 at the American Legion, 1011 Kansas, Great Bend. All proceeds are earmarked for Golden Belt […]

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Hays man arrested for attempted kidnapping after domestic incident »


HAYS -A Hays man is facing an attempted kidnapping charge after an alleged domestic incident at an apartment in the 100 block of West Fourth Street. According to Lt. Brandon Wright of the Hays Police Department, James L. Neil, 36, Hays, allegedly broke into the residence at approximately 4 a.m. Jan. 24 and attempted to […]

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Ellis Co. man, 3 others sentenced for federal hunting violations »


WICHITA–Four hunters were sentenced Wednesday for violating the federal Migratory Bird Treaty Act when they took more than 260 mourning doves during a hunt in Ellis County, U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom said today. Each of the four pleaded guilty to one count of violating the Migratory Bird Treaty Act by exceeding the daily bag limit […]

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