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Great Bend, Kansas is located in Barton County. Zip codes in Great Bend, KS include 67530. The median home price in Great Bend is $107,000. More Great Bend information.

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Cory Blake Chambers 1973 - 2014

Cory Blake Chambers, 40, died April 14, 2014 at Via Christi St. Francis Regional Medical Center in Wichita.

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Out of the Morgue

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

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Appraiser reminds residents of tax deadlines

Property valuation notices were mailed to the Barton County taxpayers on March 17 and County Appraiser Barbara Konrade reminds residents they have 30 days to appeal their valuation from that mailing date.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

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Camp Aldrich dining hall destroyed in fire

An early morning fire destroyed the Camp Aldrich dining hall on Saturday. It created an orange glow that could be seen from Claflin.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

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Rec Commission sees health-care costs increase

The cost of employee health insurance at the Great Bend Recreation Commission is expected to increase 11 percent overall this year, Executive Director Diann Henderson told the GBRC Board of Directors on Monday.

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FEMA money to flow into county

In other business Monday morning, the Barton County Commission: Approved a proclamation at the request of 911 Director Doug Hubbard designating this as National Public Safety Telecommunications Week.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

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Bill Johnson McKown 1955 - 2014

Bill Johnson McKown, 58, died March 19, at his home in Great Bend. Born Nov. 2, 1955 in Oklahoma City, Okla., he was the son of George Monnet and Martha Lu McKown.

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Camp Aldrich dining hall destroyed in fire

An early morning fire destroyed the Camp Aldrich dining hall on Saturday. It created an orange glow that could be seen from Claflin.

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Donald "Skip"Bowsher Jr., 1923 - 2014

Donald "Skip" Bowsher Jr., 90, died March 29 at Salina Regional Health Center. Born Nov. 7, 1923 in Sandusky, Ohio, he was the son of Donald Allison and Frances Bowsher.

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A big - atta boy'

The third-annual Great Bend Farm and Ranch Expo closed Friday after another successful three-day run.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

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'Babette's Feast' is Movie with a Message

Heartland Center for Spirituality in Great Bend will show the movie "Babette's Feast" to conclude its spring Movies with a Message series.

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SpiritLife classes offered at Heartland Center for S...

Heartland Center for Spirituality in Great Bend will hold SpiritLife classes on Saturday April 26, 2014 from 9 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. Classes for the day are as follows: 9:30 a.m. - The Age of the Laity, presented by Renee Dreiling OP.

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Church bulletin

"Increase the Reach Summit" presented by Rev. Scott Hinkle will be held at Faith Community Church on Saturday, April 12th from 9 a.m. until noon.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

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For kids' sake

Requests for help from people needing food, or cash to pay their rent or utilities are on the rise in our community, and Great Bend is not alone.

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Polling place changes explained

One more election in the books, said County Clerk Donna Zimmerman. The April 1 results were canvassed by the Barton County Commission Monday morning and are now finalized.

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BCC Library announces pamphlet art contest

The Barton Community College Library is holding an art contest to determine the artwork for 10 Cohen Center for Kansas History trivia pamphlets.

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Harold Jerome Bauer 1929-2014

Harold Jerome Bauer, 85, died April 8, 2014 at Hutchinson Regional Medical Center.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

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Out of the Morgue

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

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VFW seeks donations for garage sale

Donations are being accepted for a May 31 garage sale at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3111, located at 504 Washington St. in Great Bend.

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Farm & Ranch Expo draws crowd to Great Bend

One of the largest farm shows in the United States gets underway today, with the 2014 Great Bend Farm & Ranch Expo.

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