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3 hrs ago | Great Bend Tribune

Joint venture results in expansion of Heartland Canc...

A joint venture between two leading cancer-care providers will result in an expansion and re-design at Heartland Cancer Center in Great Bend, officials with both entities said.

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10 hrs ago | Great Bend Tribune

Impact of Bartlett Grain traffic examined

Barton County Engineer Clark Rusco has met with Bartlett Grain Company officials over how traffic to and from the new grain-handling facility will impact U.S. 56, which runs along the north edge of the site, the Barton County Commission learned Monday morning.

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15 hrs ago | Great Bend Tribune

OTR for July 24, 2014

Great Bend Police At 5:38 p.m. Tuesday, a Great Bend man reported an aggravated battery, saying he had been stabbed several times in the arm by his wife in the 2800 block of 16th St. An ATL bulletin was put out on the woman.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Great Bend Tribune

GBRC offers adult tennis tournament

The Great Bend Recreation Commission will host a USTA Adult Open Tennis Tournament on Saturday and Sunday, July 26-27.

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Great Bend Tribune

The Magic of Science

Dan Dan the Magic Man can stretch a piece of chewing gum about 12 feet and make a live rabbit appear in an empty cage.

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Great Bend Tribune

Our Lady of Guadalupe Pageant planned at Shafer Gal...

Barton Community College's Shafer Art Gallery will host a pageant performance of "The Miraculous Apparitions of the Virgin Mary," Friday, Aug. 1 at 7 p.m. Actors from the Prince of Peace Catholic church will portray the popular Mexican story of the Virgin Mary's miraculous appearance to Juan Diego in 1531.

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Great Bend Tribune

Out of the Morgue, July 24, 2014

Each week we'll take a step back into the history of Great Bend through the eyes of reporters past.

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Great Bend Tribune

Joyce Daretta Curtis 1939-2014

Joyce Daretta Curtis, 74, died July 21, 2014 at Leisure Homestead, St. John. She was born Dec. 26, 1939 at Great Bend, the daughter of Harry and Beatrice Scheufler Nolte.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Great Bend Tribune

City starts process to raze old opera house

Three bidders have had a peek inside the old opera house building at Forest and Williams, all eying the possibility of razing the beleaguered structure.

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Crime Stoppers reward offered for information in intentional oil spill in Barton County

Barton County Crime Stoppers is offering a reward that leads to the arrest of whoever was responsible for an oil spill west of Great Bend.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Great Bend Tribune

Gwen G. Schroeder 1941 - 2014

Gwen G. Schroeder, 72, died July 20, in Great Bend. Born Oct. 15, 1941, in Great Bend, she was the daughter of H. Martin and Bernice Lucille Glenn.

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Great Bend Tribune

Great Bend Fire Chief Mike Napolitano, Great Bend Police Chief Dean...

Monday, volunteers were on hand at the St. Rose Auditorium for the day-long 'Battle of the Badges' blood drive that has become an annual tradition in Great Bend.

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Great Bend Tribune

Christopher James Thomas 1966 - 2014

Christopher James Thomas, 48, died July 20, at Great Bend Regional Hospital. Born June 8, 1966, in Junction City, he was the son of Timothy and Carol Thomas.

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Great Bend Tribune

Commission thanks long-time employees

In other action Monday morning, the Barton County Commission: Accepted a bid from L&M Contractors Inc. of Great Bend of $266,598 for the West Barton County Road flood control ditch bridge approach rehabilitation.

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Great Bend Tribune

OTR for July 22, 2014

Great Bend Fire/EMS Firefighters made one ambulance run Wednesday, 11 Thursday, seven Friday, five Saturday and three Sunday.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Great Bend Tribune

Hahn Brothers confirmed for GB's Supercross Shootout

The motocross community will convene in central Kansas on Sept. 20-21 for the 2nd Annual Hahn Brothers Supercross Shootout.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Great Bend Tribune

Two injured after wreck in Stafford County

Two residents of Great Bend were injured after a wreck at 10 a.m. on Friday in Stafford County.

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The Capital-Journal

Court overturns death sentence for former Topekan

A divided Kansas Supreme Court has upheld the capital murder conviction of former Topeka resident Sidney John Gleason, but vacated his death sentence and ordered the case remanded to Barton County for resentencing.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Great Bend Tribune

Marie L. Sisk 1911 - 2014

Marie L. Sisk, 103, died July 16 at her home in Great Bend. She was born April 15, 1911 at Little River, the daughter of John Edward and Sissa Olander.

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Hays Daily News

ELL strategies workshop to equip area teachers for diverse classrooms

How to teach English to speakers of other languages will be the subject of a workshop taught by Sherri Brantley, instructor of teacher education at Fort Hays State University, on July 25 in Rarick Hall room 201, on the FHSU campus.

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