GBFD responds to camper on fire near Pawnee Rock
At approximately 1:45 p.m. Wednesday, the Great Bend Fire Department was dispatched to the report of a structure fire in the 1000 block of SW 20 Road. While en route, crews advised dispatch that this would be in the Pawnee Rock Fire Department's response area. Once on scene, crews found a fully involved 5th wheel camper with fire spreading to nearby tires, piles of lumber and grass. Crews were able to quickly stop the grass fire from spreading and begin extinguishment of the camper.
🏀 MBB: No. 15 Dragons win by 15 on road
LIBERAL, Kan. — No. 15 Hutchinson (23-4, 18-3) used back-to-back-to-back threes, from three different players, to start the second half on an 11-0 run against Seward (7-20, 5-16) Saturday night. Kam Thomas, J.P. Ricks and Landon Wagler each knocked down a triple to put Hutchinson up 45-28. The three...
How personal income has changed in Stafford County—plus, see how it compares to the rest of the state and country
Stacker analyzed Bureau of Economic Analysis data to see how personal income has changed in Stafford County, Kansas and how it compares to state and national levels.
Man with previous conviction in Stafford Co. caught transporting meth
OSAGE COUNTY —Law enforcement authorities are investigating a Kansas felon on new drug allegations. Just after 4:30 p.m. Feb. 15, an Osage County Sheriff’s Department investigator conducted a traffic stop at 4th and Lincoln Street in Osage City for a traffic violation, according to Sheriff Chris Wells. During...
Rozel, February 23 High School 🏀 Game Notice
The Chase High School basketball team will have a game with Pawnee Heights High School on February 23, 2024, 19:00:00 CST.
Larned shoplifting incident, suspects still wanted
The Larned Police Department is seeking assistance from the public with a shoplifting incident that occurred on Sunday, Feb. 18 at Big R in Larned. At approximately 6:30 p.m., two male subjects came into Big R, each with a shopping cart. Each of the male subjects filled their shopping carts and then left the store and went to a newer model, silver Jeep Cherokee and filled the back of the vehicle with the merchandise and left Big R going east from Larned.
Rush County, KS High School Boys Basketball Schedule, Streaming Live Today - February 22
There is high school basketball action in Rush County, Kansas today, and info on how to stream these matchups is available in this article. Follow high school basketball this season on the NFHS Network! Keep tabs on your family or alma mater and tune in!. Game Time: 7:00 PM CT...
Is this the end of the line for Stafford’s 1911-built train depot?
The clock is ticking on Stafford’s 113-year-old depot. Town and state preservationists want to save the building on the north end of town and turn it into a regional rail museum with a destination restaurant. Meanwhile, BNSF Railway officials appear ready to demolish it.
Kansas Appleseed push could help suspended drivers in Barton Co.
Driving is a privilege, not a right. In rural Kansas, where drivers have few options for public transportation and may travel miles in the cold or heat to get to a job or take kids to school, it may seem more like a necessity. Last week, Senate Bill 500 regarding license suspensions for failure to pay went before the Kansas Senate Judiciary Committee. A similar bill failed to gain traction last year. Kansas Appleseed Center for Law and Justice has been a big proponent behind changes to existing law, and Deputy Director Mike Fonkert is hopeful for change this session.
Highschool Basketball | 22 February Macksville Boys Game Notice
The Macksville Boys Basketball team will have a Playoff game with St. John(St. John, KS) on 22 February, 2024, 7 PM. As of now, Mustangs has won 23 games and lost 9 games, and the winning rate is 0.719.
Haven Boys 68 Larned 27; Haven Girls 40 Larned 28
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Today the gas price is close to $2.89 in Greensburg as of 2024-02-20. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Tuesday is $3.276, a week ago the price is $3.225 , according to AAA.
Ft. Larned Historical Site seeking volunteers for firing demonstrations
The Fort Larned National Historic Site just west of Larned on K-156 Highway is always in search of volunteers. The site is now looking for volunteers for its popular firing demonstrations. Park Ranger Ben Long said a training day is scheduled for Saturday, April 20, and anyone 18 years of age or older may volunteer.
Rick Pitino Callously Rips ‘Weak’ St. John’s Team: ‘Most Unenjoyable Experience of My Lifetime’
St. John's Red Storm coach Rick Pitino was irate with his team after their defeat against the Seton Hall Pirates on Sunday evening, which saw the university drop to 14-12 on the year and significantly dampened their chances of reaching the NCAA Tournament. After the 68–62 loss, Pitino sounded off...
GBCF appoints Jason Murray as new executive director
The Hoisington native and long-time Larned resident who has been named the new executive director of the Golden Belt Community Foundation (GBCF) is eager to start meeting with central Kansans and listening to ideas about growing their communities. Jason Murray’s first day in his new position is March 4.
Hoisington triumphant thanks to a strong effort from Tony Moore
The Hoisington Cardinals won the last time they faced the Larned Indians, and things went their way on Tuesday too. Hoisington came out on top against Larned by a score of 45-35. Given Hoisington's advantage in MaxPreps' Kansas basketball rankings (they are ranked 114th, while Larned is ranked 288th), the result wasn't entirely unexpected.
Pawnee Valley Community Hospital receives new ventilators
Patients at Pawnee Valley Community Hospital (PVCH) now have access to additional life-saving equipment, thanks to a collaboration with two state agencies. PVCH has received two new ventilators, which brings the total to five. “We just completed the training on the new equipment,” said Dusty Thacker, director of Cardiopulmonary Services...
Kiowa County skates past Pawnee Heights with ease
After having lost a blowout in their previous game against South Gray, the Kiowa County Mavericks were happy to have found some success on Tuesday. They breezed by Pawnee Heights on the road to the tune of 61-31. Given Kiowa County's advantage in MaxPreps' Kansas basketball rankings (they are ranked 166th, while Pawnee Heights is ranked 333rd), the result wasn't entirely unexpected.
Pawnee County Residents: Stay Informed on ATV Tax Changes with House Bill 5022
The Kansas Legislature is discussing House Bill 5022, about the tax classification of All-Terrain Vehicles (ATVs). Known as HCR5022, the bill aims to allow the Kansas Legislature to classify and tax ATVs at 30% value.
Stafford County museum houses one of the largest glass plate negative collections in the nation
STAFFORD – Before people took pictures using film — and certainly before cell phones — photos were captured using glass plate negatives. That type of photography — mostly commonly used in the late 19th century and early 20th century — was made famous by the likes of landscape photographer Ansel Adams and Civil War photographer Mathew Brady.