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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 $109,900. More Great Bend information.

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16 hrs ago | Washington Times

Plans call for shrinking Kansas health facility

Officials have announced an $11 million plan to demolish a mostly unused Great Bend hospital building and remodel nearby buildings.

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20 hrs ago | Great Bend Tribune

Kids' Ag Day and Agricultural Literacy

School is back in session and in Barton County that means it's time for the Annual Kid's Ag Day for area fourth graders.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Great Bend Tribune

Sister Bertilla Brungardt OP 1927 - 2014

Sister Bertilla Brungardt, 86, died Aug. 28, in the Dominican Sisters' convent infirmary, Great Bend.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Great Bend Tribune

GED orientation classes starting

Barton Community College's Center for Adult Education will start its 9-week GED Preparation Class this Tuesday.

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Great Bend Tribune

Bucket Brigade

It's not often that being told "you're all wet" is a good thing, especially in the news business.

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Great Bend Tribune

No - Touched by Cancer' meeting Tuesday

There will be no Touched by Cancer support group meeting for the first week of September.

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Great Bend Tribune

Warm wishes

"Winter is Coming" is the motto of the House of Stark in George R.R. Martin's "Game of Thrones," and a fact for residents of Great Bend.

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Great Bend Tribune

Church bulletin

St. Ignatius Fiesta is Saturday KANOPOLIS - St. Ignatius Catholic Church, 127 North Missouri St., Kanopolis, will hold its annual fundraiser for the St. Ignatius of Loyola Parish on Saturday, Aug. 30. A Mexican food stand opens at 11 a.m. and will be open until the food is sold out.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Great Bend Tribune

Presbyterian Women selling Schermer pecans

Throughout the month of September, Great Bend's Presbyterian Women will take orders for the finest pecans from Georgia, for delivery by the first of November, said Carol Woodmansee at First Presbyterian Church in Great Bend.

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Great Bend Tribune

OTR for Aug. 29, 2014

Great Bend Fire/EMS Firefighters made seven ambulance runs Wednesday. There were no fires.

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Great Bend Tribune

Historical society seeks to solve mystery of Hoising...

What was it used for? is the big question Hoisington Community Historical Society members are asking about the big, red banner they recently received from Becky Jamison of Canon City Colo.

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Hot Rod Magazine

Video! The Time The Nhra U.S. Nationals Went To Detroit

We're in Indianapolis this week for the 60th running of the NHRA U.S. Nationals, drag racing's biggest big go.

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Great Bend Tribune

Celebrating the Circles of CKMC

The Sunday, Jan. 28, 1962, edition of the Great Bend Tribune has a front page photo of a partially built round tower at what was then known as Central Kansas Medical Center.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Great Bend Tribune

LHS Activities

NHS Recycle, Seminar; LHS JV Tennis at Dodge City, 9 a.m. Friday - FCA, 7:30 a.m.; LHS Volleyball scrimmage, 5 p.m.; LHS Football Scrimmage, 7 p.m. Saturday - LHS Volleyball at CKL Tournament, Hesston Tuesday - FCCLA Seminar; LHS Golf at Cimarron, 1 p.m.; LHS Volleyball at Hays, 4 p.m. Sept.

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Great Bend Tribune

Coats wanted for church's community project

There are still several weeks of summer ahead, but members of Trinity United Methodist Church are already thinking about people who will need warm coats later this year.

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Great Bend Tribune

Gene Kile 1930-2014

Gene Kile, 84, died peacefully at his home in Pratt, Aug. 26, 2014. He was born Feb. 26, 1930 in Beaver County, Oklahoma, the son of Asa and Anna Kile.

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Great Bend Tribune

Bridge Work Underway

A flashing orange arrow, cones and warning signs greeted motorists starting this week west of Great Bend.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Great Bend Tribune

Doctor affiliated with local business investigated

An oncologist who has begun treating patients in Great Bend has come under scrutiny, triggered by a complaint to the Kansas Board of Healing Arts from a Reno County patient, according to a one-year investigation conducted by the Wichita Eagle.

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Great Bend Tribune

OTR for Aug. 27, 2014

Great Bend Fire/EMS Firefighters made five ambulance runs Monday. At 12:20 p.m., units responded to a small fire in the ditch at SW 30 Road and SW 70 Ave. The landowner advised he was doing some burning and had left thinking the fire was out.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Hot Rod Magazine

Drag Week 2014 Heads-Up Shootout Rules and Spectator Info

Long ago we announced that there would be a Drag Week Heads-Up Shootout on the Saturday following the event.

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