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Seward County Women – 78 Barton County Women – 48 | Seward County Men – 89 Barton County Men – 76 »

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  Barton Game Wrap 01-31-2015 Seward County Women – 78 Barton County Women – 48   Seward County Men – 89 Barton County Men – 76  

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Sunday Weather »

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Sunday Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 28. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph. Sunday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 11. North wind 13 to 18 mph becoming north northwest 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could […]

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Barton Planetarium to present full-dome movies and live presentations »

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Story by Joe Vinduska The Barton Planetarium will feature movies utilizing the full-dome projection system throughout the spring semester.  The Planetarium is located in the Science Building. Enter through the sliding doors on the north side.  Admission is free. Each movie will be followed by a live presentation by Barton’s Planetarium Director Dr. Tim Folkerts. […]

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Monday Barton County Commission Agenda »

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BOARD OF BARTON COUNTY COMMISSIONERS Agenda Meeting Monday, February 2, 2015 9:00 a.m. Until Close I. OPENING BUSINESS: A. Call Meeting to Order. B. Recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance. B C. Consider Approval of the Agenda. C D. Consider Minutes of the January 26, 2015, Regular Meetings. D E. Any citizen wishing to make […]

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Fire damages home owned by Great Bend woman »

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MANHATTAN -Fire officials are investigating the cause of a fire on Friday evening at a home in Manhattan. Manhattan Fire Department reported they were dispatched to the blaze in the 800 Block of Pottawatomie just after 8:30 p.m. Upon arrival, crews found the one-story home with smoke and fire showing on the exterior wall of […]

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Great Bend man hospitalized after semis collide in Rush County »

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OTIS – A Great Bend man was injured in an accident just before 11 a.m. on Friday in Rush County. The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a 1997 Kenworth Semi driven by Kenneth Roach, 75, Great Bend, was southbound on 390th Avenue five miles south of Otis. The truck came to a stop on a bridge […]

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Cop Shop (1/29) »

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Barton County Sheriff’s Office Service Log (1/29) Criminal Damage At 8:30 a.m. Laura Brandt at 323 Marla Street 3 reported that it appears that someone sideswiped her vehicle last night and took out the side window. Structure Fire At 10:43 a.m. Kristy Contreras at 623 Centre Sreet reported a trailer on fire in Pawnee Rock. […]

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Barton County Sheriff’s Booking Activity (1/29) »

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BOOKED: Geoffrey Dearmore of Great Bend on Barton County District Court case for possession of meth, possession of drug paraphernalia, and felony obstruction, bond set at $10,000.00 C/S. Rush County District Court warrant for burglary and theft with bond set at $1,500.00 C/S. Rush County District Court warrant for burglary and theft with bond set […]

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1 hospitalized after crash during Ellis Co. high speed chase »

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HAYS – A Kansas man was injured in an accident during a chase by law enforcement just before 2 p.m. on Thursday in Ellis County. The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a trooper was in pursuit of a 2002 Alero Oldsmobile driven Jacob Riley Craft, 21, Lawrence, westbound on Interstate 70 eight miles east of Hays. […]

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Midwest Energy’s community solar array goes online »

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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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