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Thursday Weather »

The heat will build across the entire area for Friday and Saturday with afternoon heat indices surpassing 100 degrees.

Today Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 9 to 14 mph increasing to 16 to 21 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph. Tonight Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. Breezy, with a south wind 17 to 21 mph, with […]

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Damage reported from golf balls in Hoisington »

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Before there was an official golf driving range in Hoisington, residents found a nice patch of grass in the Bicentennial Park to hit their golf balls. According to Hoisington City Manager Jonathan Mitchell, nearby residents are requesting golfers take their hacks and slices to the official driving range on Main Street after reports of damage. […]

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Hoisington getting the word out about new standards for rental homes »

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More progress was made a few weeks ago to make sure the City of Hoisington stays as tidy and safe as possible for its residents. The City’s new rental licensing agreement will make sure landlords are meeting certain requirements and standards on their rental properties. Jonathan Mitchell, Hoisington City Manager, says a handful of landlords […]

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Cop Shop (7/22) »

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Barton County Sheriff’s Office Service Log (7/22) Burglary / Not in Progress At 9:14 a.m. Michael Brewer at 102 NE 110 Avenue reported someone broke into the shop and stole his 4 wheeler. Structure Fire At 11:44 a.m. Dayton Security reported a residential fire alarm at 631 SW 20 Avenue. Traumatic Injuries At 11:54 a.m. […]

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Barton County Sheriff’s Booking Activity (7/22) »

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BOOKED: Kevin Barnes on Rush County District Court order for serve sentence. BOOKED: Kenneth Wayne Piland of Hoisington on a BTDC case for stalking x2, violation of a stalking order x2, criminal trespassing x2, and interference with law enforcement. Bond set at $50,000.00 C/S. BOOKED: Michael Montalbo of Holyrood on Great Bend Municipal warrant for […]

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The City of Great Bend prepares Party in the Park »

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A full list of events has been scheduled again for this year’s Party in the Park on August 16th. The festivities at Veteran’s Lake in Great Bend will allow people of all ages to enjoy daylong activities. Christina Hayes, Great Bend Community Coordinator, says she is especially excited about the Tuff Enuff Obstacle Run. Christina […]

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GBRC Adult Open Tennis Tournament »

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The Great Bend Recreation Commission will be hosting a USTA Adult Open Tennis Tournament on Saturday, July 26th, and Sunday, July 27th.  The tournament is open for anyone ages 18 and older. We will be offering the following singles and doubles divisions:  Mens Open, Mens 4.5, Mens 3.5, Women Open, Womens 4.5, Womens 3.5, Doubles […]

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Cop Shop (7/21) »

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Barton County Sheriff’s Office Service Log (7/21) Domestic At 1:53 a.m. Debbie Kirkhart at 180 NE 30 Road reported a woman was not wearing any clothing walking toward the college up the hill. She walked in Chad Lagerman’s address to the east. She did knock and rang the doorbell several times but they did not […]

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Barton County Sheriff’s Booking Activity (7/21) »

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BOOKED: Margaret Frisbie of Claflin on a Barton County District Court case for DUI and driving left of center. Bond set at $1,000.00 C/S. BOOKED: Chad Lagerman of Great Bend on Barton County District Court case for battery DV, bond in lieu of $2,500.00 C/S. BOOKED: Elizabeth M. Martinez of Great Bend on Barton County […]

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Byway Photo Contest: 1st quarter winners »

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The Great Bend Convention and Visitors Bureau is pleased to announce the winners of the first quarter entries for the Focus on the Byway Photo Contest. “We were both surprised and delighted to receive over 100 entries for this first quarter”, said Cris Collier, President of the Great Bend Convention & Visitors Bureau.  “This contest […]

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