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Brain exercises, fitness topics of next MCA presentation at St. Rose »

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Which would be more effective for your brain functioning – computer training or a gym membership? How useful are crossword puzzles and other mental activities for exercising your brain? These and other questions will be answered during the next televideo presentation at St. Rose Ambulatory & Surgery Center. The event, which is free and open […]

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Cop Shop (9/15) »

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Barton County Sheriff’s Office Service Log (9/15) Non Injury Accident At 8:56 a.m. Buck Causey at the 1000 block o NE 130 Avenue reported a Rainbow Truck did not have any damage but hit a power line. Burglary / Not in Progress At 9:50 a.m. Larry Henjy at the 100 block of N US 281 […]

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Barton County Sheriff’s Booking Activity (9/15) »

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BOOKED: Ellis Jones III of Hutchinson on Barton County case for no driver’s license, no proof of liability insurance, and speeding. Bond is set in lieu of $1,000.00 C/S. BOOKED: Grayland James Jr. of Great Bend on a Great Bend Municipal warrant for contempt of court. Must serve 16 days. BOOKED: Jerry Ellerbe of Sage […]

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Tuesday Weather »

Today Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. South southeast wind 6 to 13 mph.
Tonight Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. South southeast wind 8 to 11 mph.
Wednesday A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. South wind 8 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Southeast wind around 9 mph.
Thursday Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. South southeast wind 9 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Thursday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 69.
Friday Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Breezy.
Friday Night Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Breezy.
Saturday A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83.
Saturday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Sunday Sunny, with a high near 79.
Sunday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Monday Sunny, with a high near 77.

Today Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. South southeast wind 6 to 13 mph. Tonight Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. South southeast wind 8 to 11 mph. Wednesday A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. South wind 8 to 10 mph. Wednesday […]

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Great Bend zoo has to euthanize older lion »

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Monday the Great Bend Brit Spaugh Zoo lost one of its older residents. Barusha, the 18-year old female lion was euthanized. Barusha’s health has been deteriorating for some time. She was on several medications and recently lost her eyesight. She was euthanized due to her ill health. The City will continue to seek replacement for animals […]

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Venture Corporation submits low bid for street resurfacing project »

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Let the street resurfacing commence. The Great Bend Engineering Department received bids last Friday for the completion of the City’s 2014 residential street improvement project. The project will repair a variety of areas throughout Great Bend. City Engineer Rob Winiecke discussed the areas for improvement at Monday night’s City Council meeting. Rob Winiecke Audio The City […]

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‘Simply Sinatra’ First on Community Concert Schedule for New Season »

Steve Lippia will perform “Simply Sinatra” in the first show of the Golden Belt Community
Concert Association’s new season.

The Golden Belt Community Concert Association will present “Simply Sinatra” as its first concert of the season. The show features Steve Lippia, accompanied by a 10-piece big band, singing many of the songs made popular by Frank Sinatra. Lippia is noted for blending classic and contemporary styles in his music. The concert is set for […]

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Cop Shop (9/12 – 9/14) »

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Barton County Sheriff’s Office Service Log (9/12) Burglary / In Progress At 4:29 a.m. Vaughn Epperson at 1249 NW 150 Road reported hearing a noise in his house. Back door and front door are open and both were locked when he went to bed. Non Injury Accident At 7:24 a.m. Joey Barr at 652 W. […]

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Barton County Sheriff’s Booking Activity (9/12 – 9/14) »

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9/12 BOOKED: Eugene Lafave of Hoisington on Barton County District case for criminal threat x2 and battery DV. Bond is set in lieu of $5,000.00 C/S. BOOKED: Iceylene Edwards of Great Bend on Great Bend Municipal Court warrant for contempt of court. No bond. Hold for sentencing. BOOKED: Jamie Baldwin of Great Bend on Central […]

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Two Kansans dead, 2 hospitalized after Sunday evening accident »

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ELLSWORTH- Two people were killed in an accident just before 6:30 p.m. on Sunday in Ellsworth County. The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a 2009 Chevy Impala driven by John B. Anderson, 70, Osborne, was north bound on Kansas 14 and stopped at the stop sign at the intersection of Kansas 156. The Impala proceeded through […]

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