The City of Hoisington has announced the business that has signed a lease for the former Duckwall’s Building at 157 South Main Street in Hoisington. Jonathan Mitchell is the Hoisington City Manager, and he said Kindscher’s Mule Barn has been pursuing incentives through Hoisington Main Street on the facility. He said they are working diligently […]
A Sterling woman died in a single-vehicle rollover accident Tuesday in rural Rice County. According to the Rice County Sheriff’s Department, 36-year old Rebecca Lynn Boyd, was eastbound on Avenue V when she lost control of her 1999 Chevrolet Blazer near 18th Road. The vehicle rolled three times before coming to rest on […]
The Great Bend Police Department has been alerted about some possible counterfeit 100-dollar bills being circulated in the area. Great Bend Police Detective Denton Doze said he received a phone call from Farmers State Bank that some of their customers had deposited or reported to the bank that they’ve received currency that were originally 5-dollar […]
With school back in session, Great Bend Police Department has received reports of some traffic issues in school crossing areas, particularly at 24th and Washington. Bob Robinson is a Captain with Great Bend Police Department, and he said the main problem is motorists not yielding to pedestrians. The crossing guard at that particular intersection has […]
Monday the Kansas Secretary of the Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services Rob Siedlecki visited the Larned State Hospital, along with several community leaders in Pawnee County. Siedlecki took over the position of Kansas Secretary of SRS in January of this year, coming from Florida, where he was the Chief of Staff for the Florida […]
On Friday night, a pair of accidents injured two people in Barton County. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, 29-year-old Justin Christians from Hoisington was driving a Semi-truck Northbound on Northeast 60 Avenue, when he lost control of the vehicle. The semi slid into the ditch, and overturned. Christians was taken to Great Bend Regional […]
Cheyenne Bottoms is a great place to spend some time with your camera. The wildlife presents some challenging and always interesting subject material. Here’s a picture I took earlier this summer at The Bottoms.
Thursday was the ribbon cutting for the Songbird Habitat on the north side of Jack Kilby Square. The Habitat has various flowers and other plant-life that attracts specific kinds of birds to the area. Roger and Erica Brining contributed nearly half of the funding for the 3,000-dollar project. Erica Brining said her family really liked […]
Kansas State says it’s been assured the NCAA has no concerns about two Wildcat football players identified by a jailed University of Miami booster as recipients of improper gifts. Miami resident Nevin Shapiro has told Yahoo! Sports he paid for lunch and hotel rooms for brothers Arthur and Bryce Brown, their parents and a friend when […]
There is something to be said about the open plain of Kansas. We have great sunsets! This picture was taken between Lyons and Great Bend.