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Early enrollment numbers for Great Bend’s school district »

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The Great Bend school district kicked off the 2014-2015 school year this week and after getting the early enrollment numbers the amount of students attending USD 428 is on par with previous years. The total number of students enrolled at district schools in Great Bend is 3,038. Here’s USD 428 public information director Jennifer Schartz. […]

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Great Bend waiting on investors for apartments at 28th and Washington »

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The City of Great Bend is coming along steadily on the apartment complex to be built on Grant Street and the housing in Amber Meadows. The development of the six four-plexes at 28th and Washington has hit a snag in its progress. City Administrator Howard Partington says the housing developer, Rural Housing Partners, is struggling […]

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Fundraiser this Saturday for Hoisington’s Cameron Grubb »

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A four-year-old boy from Hoisington has been through a lot this summer. Cameron Grubb was diagnosed with Midaortic Syndrome and Renovascular Hypertension, an extremely rare condition affecting children and young adults. The disease narrows the abdominal aorta and its major branches. Cameron and his parents, Mitch and Jackie Grubb had spent time in Boston, Massachusetts […]

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Cop Shop (8/19) »

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Barton County Sheriff’s Office Service Log (8/19) Non Injury Accident At 11:08 a.m. Nick Tittle at 15 SE 90 Avenue reported his wife hit a deer on the way to work just west of Lang Diesels. Trespassing At 11:43 a.m. Michael Stueder at 1155 NE 120 Avenue reported a vehicle at his house that he […]

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Barton County Sheriff’s Booking Activity (8/19) »

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BOOKED: Eric Tauscher of Larned on an order to arrest and detain from Central Kansas Community Corrections on a probation violation. No bond. BOOKED: Jill Zecha of Great Bend on a Barton County warrant for aggravated battery and criminal threat. Bond was set at $20,000.00 C/S. BOOKED: Calvin Neal Jr. of Great Bend on Great […]

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Wednesday Weather »

Watch your outdoor activities for the rest of this week promises to be hot & quite humid.

Today Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Breezy, with a south 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 75. Breezy, with a south wind 16 to 20 mph, with gusts […]

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Sewer rates going up in Great Bend »

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Last month the Great Bend City Council discussed the need to increase their sewer rates. The last rate revision was in 2008. The City approved a new Sewer Rate Ordinance that will adjust rates up 15 percent. City Administrator Howard Partington says the expensive equipment the City has to use to constantly repair the pipes […]

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Great Bend moving along with new housing projects »

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Great Bend continues to move forward with their new housing projects throughout the city. The Reserves at Trail Ridge, which is the apartment complex on Grant Street, is almost set for phase one of construction. The Rural Housing Incentive District for the project is near completion to assist in expenses for the developer assigned to building […]

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Cop Shop (8/18) »

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Barton County Sheriff’s Office Service Log (8/18) Non Injury Accident At 6:30 a.m. Tessa Watts at NE 30 Avenue reported hitting a deer in a Jeep Liberty. Knocked the fender off. Burglary / Not in Progress At 2:10 p.m. Richard Hickel at 1077 NE 150 Avenue reported his house was burglarized approximately a week ago […]

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Barton County Sheriff’s Booking Activity (8/18) »

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BOOKED: Michael Wheeler of Great Bend on a Barton County District serve sentence. He is to serve from 8/18/2014 at 0700 hours to 8/20/2014 at 0700 hours. BOOKED: Laken Shelor of Great Bend on Great Bend Municipal Court warrant for contempt of court. There is no bond. She must serve 88 days. BOOKED: Derrell Cox […]

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