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Sheriff’s Office watching intersection north of Great Bend

Barton County Sheriff Brian Bellendir told the Barton County Commission Monday morning his deputies have been running selective enforcement at the North Washington/30 Road intersection. This junction has been the scene of two serious crashes recently and the topic of much discussion.The sheriff said

GREAT BEND TRIBUNE - 2018-06-18 15:38:00

More information released about Tuesday injury accident

According to a news release, investigation at the scene indicated a 2000 Ford Ranger operated by Francis Haberman, 91, of Great Bend was southbound on Washington Street. A 2004 International trash truck operated by Michael Furrey was westbound on Northwest 30 Road. Witnesses at the scene said the In


Great Bend Chiefs set tourney schedule

CHIEFS CLASSIC ROUND ROBINFRIDAY, JUNE 22Game 1, 5 p.m. — Hays-TMP vs. LarnedGame 2, 7:15 p.m. — Great Bend vs. Hoisington


Larned inmates learn carpentry skills to help community

LARNED, Kan. (KSNW) - “When I first came to prison, no, I didn’t think of anything,” said Larned Correctional Health Facility inmate Joseph Bradley. “I thought I would probably get worse.”

KSN.COM - 2018-06-19 00:41:14

City water quality report available

The City of Great Bend water consumer confidence report covering calendar year 2017 is now available, said Utilities Superintendent, Michael Bader. However, the brochure will not be mailed to residents. Instead, the City of Great Bend Public Works Department will provide a copy of the 2016 Water Con


Ellinwood moving ahead with community improvements

ELLINWOOD — The city council meeting held Monday night included several meaningful discussion that showed progress towards transformation into a 21st century visitor-friendly community.During the time allotted for comments from the public, one community member referred to a recent letter from the ci


Bats Cats lose another heartbreaker

Oblas, Riley (3), Gutierrez (7) and G. Johnson. Hackman, Homme (5), DeLeon (8) and Smith. W—DeLeon. L—Gutierrez. 2B—GB—Alexander, McNicholas, Swanberg, Madsen; H—Gutierrez 2, Cross, Nogalski, Nixon, Jacketa.


Great Bend Braves to play tournament

The Great Bend Legion baseball Braves will sponsor a five-team round-robin tournament starting Friday at the Great Bend Sports Complex.The Braves (3-8) have lost eight of nine games after dropping 21-13 and 9-8 games June 7 to Hays-Thomas More Prep.TMP 21, BRAVES 13 —The Braves gave away a 13-11 lea


County Commission, City Council meet Monday

The Barton County Commission will meet at 9 a.m. Monday at the Barton County Courthouse, 1400 Main in Great Bend. The agenda includes expansion of anti-ransomware software use, additional expenses from WDM Architects in reference to the structural analysis of the Barton County Courthouse, and replac


Parents Receive $132,000 Bill after Their Son Topples a Statue in Kansas

Surveillance video shows a boy hugging the sculpture inside the Tomahawk Ridge Community Center in Overland Park, Kan., before it fell seconds later, KSHB News reported.

ALBAWABA - 2018-06-17 09:31:15

Take a Tractor Time Out

Our weekly View From the Cab reports highlight the many activities on the farm during the season. Genny Haun reports in from Kenton, Ohio, and Kyle Krier details farm life from Claflin, Kansas. (Photos courtesy of Genny Haun and Kyle Krier)


Great Bend youth has behind-the-scenes fun

“This is such a fun event for the children, they really seem to like it,” DARE Officer Paul Millard said. “They really get to see how the city works and they get to see all the hard work that goes into it. The kids really like to come out and have some fun with their friends.”


USD 428 Board OKs staff changes

• 12 positions yet to be hired. These include: Eisenhower Elementary, kindergarten; Riley Elementary, kindergarten, and grade one, four and six; Great Bend High School ELA coach; Great Bend Middle School, social studies; and Special Services, three psychologist positions, one teacher and one early


Great Bend Chiefs sweep Larned Legion

GREAT BEND CHIEFS 14, LARNED 5 (G1)– The Chiefs had 15 baserunners in a 12-run fourth inning off pitchers Carson Smith and Brayden Lemuz that led to a run-rule victory.Larned led 5-0. Lemuz scored on a second inning error. In a four-run third inning, Brayden Rupp singled home Mason Perez and Jordan


Man arrested on I-70 after pointing gun at off-duty Kan. officer - The Salina Post

Just before 5:30 p.m. Sunday, an off-duty Topeka police officer was the victim of an aggravated assault by use of a firearm in the lot of 1401 SW Wanamaker in Topeka, according to Lt. Aaron Jones.


Hays Eagles sweep Great Bend Braves

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Saline County Jail Booking Activity – Sunday - The Salina Post

Name: Wallace,Terrance JamesCharges: Driving While SuspendedInterfere w/ LEO; unknown circumstancePoss of hallucinogenic drugPoss of opiate, narcotic, or certain stimulantPoss of opiate, narcotic, or certain stimulantUse/poss drug paraphernalian/human body


News safety signs in place at intersection

The new signs have been installed at the intersection of 30 Road and Washington Avenue, the site of a fatal crash that killed 18-year-old Shealee A. Stover on April 17, County Works Director Darren Williams reported to the Barton County Commission Monday morning.


Kansas teen sentenced in death of transgender woman - The Salina Post

The juvenile, whose name was not released, was sentenced to juvenile corrections until the age of 22½ with aftercare until he’s 23. The Sedgwick County District Attorney’s office says that was the maximum sentence allowed under Kansas law for juvenile offenders.


Governor likes what he sees in Great Bend

Organized through the Great Bend Chamber of Commerce as a chance to familiarize him with the community, the stop also had a campaign feel to it. A Republican, Colyer is seeking election to his first full term in Cedar Crest this fall.