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BY VERONICA COONS vcoons@gbtribune.com LARNED - Saturday morning, Broadway and Main filled with families and people of all ages out for a good time as the 2017 Santa Fe Trail Days parade and festiv...

June 10, 2017 | BY VERONICA COONS | Local News

Relay for Life celebrates fighters, remembers survivors

HOISINGTON - When cancer survivors and their caregivers line up for the Survivors' Lap at Relay for Life, it's hard not to be overcome by emotion, standing on the sidelines, clapping for those who ...

June 10, 2017 | Veronica Coons | Local News

Larned's Santa Fe Trail Days gets rolling

LARNED - Saturday morning, Broadway and Main filled with families and people of all ages out for a good time as the 2017 Santa Fe Trail Days parade and festivities began. At noon, crowds of people ...

June 10, 2017 | Veronica Coons | Local News

Great Bend Youth Academy brings many smiles

Great Bend youths got a behind-the-scenes look at how the city works on Friday during the Youth Academy.Approximately 65 middle school students watched a K-9 demonstration by the Great Bend Police ...

June 10, 2017 | Russ Edem | Local News

Teacher contracts on USD 428 agenda

The Great Bend USD 428 Board of Education is set to ratify next year's contracts for licensed employees. The Great Bend-National Education Association announced that teachers ratified the agreement...

June 10, 2017 | Susan Thacker | Local News

OTR for June 9, 2017

Great Bend Fire/EMSFirefighters made two ambulance runs on Thursday. There were no fires. Great Bend PoliceTheft was reported at Dollar General located at 5318 10th St.A gas skip was reported at L...

June 10, 2017 | Tribune Staff | On the Record

Santa Fe Trail Days

LARNED - Santa Fe Trail Days began last Thursday and the celebration continues Sunday in downtown Larned.The midway will be open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Concession and crafts vendors will be open fr...

June 10, 2017 | Veronica Coons | Local News

Professor Domingo Scotti was listening

Dear Editor: The City Band concert and band shell rededication on June 1 at the Barton County Courthouse Square was beautiful and I would like to thank everyone involved. The band did a wonderful ...

June 10, 2017 | Special to the Tribune | Letters to the Editor

Police Chief Couch is a leader

Dear Editor: Dale Hogg's photo and coverage of the City Council meeting in the Tuesday Tribune was excellent. The picture of Police Chief Cliff Couch captured the essence of the important meeting....

June 10, 2017 | Special to the Tribune | Letters to the Editor

Keener named chief nursing officer at GBRH

Great Bend Regional Hospital's board of managers has appointed Mary Ann Keener, RN, BSN, as chief nursing officer.Chief Executive Officer Kerry Noble noted that during the past three months as the ...

June 10, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business

Wolf Hotel wins We Kan! award

The Kansas Sample Foundation recently presented its We Kan! award to Chris McCord, owner of The Historic Wolf Hotel, located a 1 N. Main in Ellinwood. McCord and this staff and volunteers were reco...

June 10, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business

In the cities and in the suburbs, population booming

The recently released U.S. Census Bureau data on 2016 population growth in cities and their outlying areas arrives at one inescapable conclusion: suburban communities which once offered relief from...

June 10, 2017 | Joe Guzzardi | Columnists

Ensuring high school grads are equipped for citizenship

"I may have to do WHAT to receive my high school diploma?""Pass a U.S. citizenship exam. The Civics Education Initiative is hoping state legislatures will require high school students in all 50 sta...

June 10, 2017 | Tom Purcell | Columnists

Trump Paris Accord

June 10, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Editorial Cartoons

Prepare garden flowers for summer

The flower gardens have been in full bloom and are looking spectacular this year. You can tell that there is a lot of pride and hard work that has been done by homeowners to make sure that their la...

June 10, 2017 | Alicia Boor | Agriculture

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