Not only did Kans For Kids Fighting Cancer decide to assist a family in Ellinwood recently, but last week the nonprofit organization voted to expand their outreach program into Pawnee County. Kans For Kids helps families with children fighting cancer by providing financial and other assistance. Co-founder Debbie Reif says the Kans For Kids Board […]
As the Great Bend school district gets closer to pitching a bond issue to the voters, many voters are wondering how much this is going to cost. If you view the 96-page presentation at usd428.net, you will see a financial impact between $90 million and $145 million. The exact final number that SJCF Architecture will […]
Great Bend Chamber of Commerce CEO Jan Peters was invited to participate in a program called, “Experience The University of Kansas Health System.” Peters prefaced her recap of the experience by saying she does not enjoy hospitals and is not a fan of needles. With that said, she stated the experience was one the coolest […]
Although there are a lot of unknowns with funding and a new Kansas Governor to take office in January, Great Bend Chamber of Commerce CEO Jan Peters is confident the road construction project along K-96 Highway from Nickerson to Lyons will be reconsidered. The Kansas Transportation Task Force is finalizing their pitch to the Legislature […]
U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) spoke on the Senate floor to celebrate Coach Bill Snyder’s career as Kansas State University’s head football coach, and honored his impact on K-State, the city of Manhattan and Kansas. Coach Snyder recently announced his retirement after 27 seasons at the helm of K-State’s football program. Sen. Moran’s full remarks […]
Webby and Cole are in the studio together for once this week as they hear from Barton men’s basketball coach Craig Fletchall.
written by: Donna Krug, Cottonwood Extension District Director and Family & Consumer Science Agent Think about the bags full of trash that will be sitting by the curb waiting to be picked up the day after Christmas. It is a lot of waste and not very friendly to our environment. Here are some tips you can […]
BUSINESS NEWS The Great Bend Recreation Commission will be hosting a Christmas Entertaining Meals program on Wednesday, December 12th, at the Great Bend Recreation Center located at 1214 Stone Street. Get into the Christmas spirit with a wonderful meal and the sounds from the Great Bend Middle School Women In Harmony group. The meal will begin […]
Barton County Sheriff’s Office Incident Log (12/6) Non-Injury Accident At 12:21 p.m. an accident was reported at SW 50 Avenue & SW 50 Road. Criminal Damage At 3:44 p.m. criminal damage was reported at 323 Marla Street 1. At 5:03 p.m. criminal damage was reported at 30 Patton Road. Non-Injury Accident At 11:10 p.m. a […]
A Great Bend teenager who had been missing since Tuesday has been discovered. Great Bend Police Chief David Bailey contacted the Eagle Media Center Friday morning at 7:00 am and reported that Alexandria Renee Zendejas was found Thursday night safe and unhurt. No other details regarding the case were released.