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Cop Shop (7/24) »

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Barton County Sheriff’s Office Service Log  7/25 Traffic Arrest At 12:48 a.m. Todd Becker at Railroad Avenue & W. US 56 Highway reported a white minivan in the south ditch. No damage. Great Bend Police Department Service Log (7/24) Warrant Arrest At 8:40 a.m. an officer arrested Antonio Brison for a GBMC warrant. Criminal Use […]

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Barton County Sheriff’s Booking Activity (7/24) »

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BOOKED: Lisa Funk of Otis on Barton County District Court for DUI, ITOL, fail signal turn. Bond is set in lieu of $1,000.00 C/S. BOOKED: Tyler Moeder of Otis on Barton County District Court case for DUI. Bond is set in lieu of $2,500.00 C/S. BOOKED: Antonio Brison of Great Bend on Great Bend Municipal […]

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Vets Lake remains on Kansas health warnings list with 6 other lakes »

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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Health officials are alerting the public about potentially harmful algae blooms in Kansas lakes. The Kansas Department of Health and Environment has issued warnings for high levels of the toxic algae in seven lakes. Those include Chisholm Creek Park Lake in Sedgwick County, Veterans Lake in Barton County and Jewell State […]

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Demolition looms for Great Bend’s old opera house »

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It would seem the days are numbered for the old opera house at the intersection of Forest and Williams in Great Bend. In December of last year, bricks and mortar began falling from the building deeming it unsafe to occupy. The City of Great Bend contacted the owners, David and Barbara Pitcock of Hays, to […]

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Joint venture results in expansion of Heartland Cancer Center »

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A joint venture between two leading cancer-care providers will result in an expansion and re-design at Heartland Cancer Center (HCC) in Great Bend, officials with both entities said. The public is invited to attend the groundbreaking ceremony at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 6 at HCC, 204 Cleveland. Construction will begin this fall on a 5,000-square-foot addition on the east side […]

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Cop Shop (7/23) »

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Barton County Sheriff’s Office Service Log (7/23) At 1:55 p.m. Missy Pflughoeft at Ave. U and K-4 reported her daughter wrecked her car. EMS dispatched. Great Bend Police Department Service Log (7/23) Theft At 9:07 a.m. Mike Ward at 2554 McBride Parkway reported a theft of keys from his vehicle. Warrant Arrest At 12:31 p.m. […]

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Barton County Sheriff’s Booking Activity (7/23) »

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BOOKED: James Powell of Great Bend on Great Bend Municipal warrant for contempt of court. No bond. BOOKED: Michael Elson of Great Bend on a Barton County District warrant for failure to appear. Bond set in lieu of $1,000.00 cash. BOOKED: Amber Greene of Hoisington on Nemaha County District Court warrant for giving a worthless […]

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Road construction worker killed in Reno County »

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HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Highway Patrol says a construction worker died after being hit by a trash truck in Reno County. The accident Tuesday on Kansas 61 killed 22-year-old Dylan Joseph Snyder of Kansas City, Missouri. Snyder was removing construction cones when he was hit. The patrol says before the truck hit Snyder, it rear-ended […]

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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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