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Great Bend becoming concerned over canceled flights from SeaPort Airlines »

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SeaPort Airlines became the Essential Air Service provider at the Great Bend Municipal Airport in June of last year. For the most part, the service and reputation of SeaPort was a far cry better than Great Bend’s previous airline provider, Great Lakes Airlines. Airport Manager Martin Miller says after nearly nine months of service, there […]

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Carter Kruger resigns women’s basketball position at Barton Community College »

Barton Women’s Basketball Head Coach Carter Kruger and Assistant Coach Alan Clark get an explanation from the referee during first half action against Seward County Community College. Game played February 2, 2013 at the Barton Gym on the campus of Barton Community College. Photo by Everett Royer, KSportImages.com

After three season’s, Barton Community College Women’s basketball coach Carter Kruger has resigned. According to Athletic Director Trevor Rolfs, Kruger submitted his resignation on Monday. Kruger leaves Barton after posting a record of 52-41 including a 19-11 record this past season that ended in the Region 6 quarterfinals with a 60-46 loss to Coffeyville. Kruger’s […]

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Cop Shop (3/10) »

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Barton County Sheriff’s Office Service Log (3/10) Non Injury Accident At 6:54 p.m. Jennifer Tabler at 569 NW K-96 Highway reported hitting a culvert when she swerved to miss a deer. Fire At 3:56 a.m. David Ames at NE 40 Road & NE 150 Avenue reported a fire down in the creek.

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Barton County Sheriff’s Booking Activity (3/10) »

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BOOKED: Juvenile of Great Bend on BTDC warrant for probation violation, no bond. BOOKED: Barbara Mellott of Great Bend for three counts of child abuse through Graham County, bond set at $20,000.00 C/S. BOOKED: Zachary Pesicka of Otis on Saline County District warrant for probation violation, bond set in lieu of $5,000.00 C/S. BOOKED: Jacob […]

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FHSU IFC issues statement about OU fraternity racial incident »

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FHSU University Relations On Monday, a video became public that showed members of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity at the University of Oklahoma chanting racist remarks. As a result, the national fraternity headquarters and the University of Oklahoma ordered the OU chapter of the fraternity to be disbanded effective immediately. As a result of this incident, […]

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Bartlett Grain near Great Bend to be completed before summer’s harvest »

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Bartlett Grain broke ground east of Great Bend last July for the location of their new grain elevator. The bulk of the structure is built but there are still electronics needed to be installed. Manager Andrew Fullerton says Bartlett Grain is right on schedule to up and running by May 1 before the summer harvest. Now […]

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Great Bend Board of Education delays school calendar decision again »

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There will be school next year for the Great Bend school district but the dates in which that will be happening still need to be determined. USD 428 assigns a school calendar committee in charge of developing where the breaks will land, teacher in-service work days, and also the start and end of the school […]

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Competitive/Traveling 9 and Under Summer Baseball meetings underway »

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There will be an information packet about 9 and Under summer baseball from Tuesday, March 10th to Friday, March 13th from 3:30pm – 8:30pm at the Big Bend Batters Box, 2207 Washington in Great Bend. This will be a chance for parents wanting more information about this summer and playing traveling 9U baseball. The coaches […]

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Cop Shop (3/9) »

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Barton County Sheriff’s Office Booking Activity (3/9) Non Injury Accident At 7:28 a.m. Elaine Donecker at NE 100 Avenue & NE 100 Road reported an accident with a deer. At 7:55 a.m. Mike from the Road and Bridge Department at 2nd Street & Washington Street reported someone had driven through the pit gates on the […]

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Barton County Sheriff’s Booking Activity (3/9) »

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BOOKED: Amanda Weber of Great Bend on Barton County District Court case for felony theft and tag not assigned to the vehicle, bond set at $5,000.00 C/S. BOOKED: Michael Mills of Great Bend on Barton County District Court case for felony theft and tag not assigned to vehicle, bond set at $5,000.00 C/S. BOOKED: Carolyn […]

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