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Dundee, KS

Barton Co. Commission compromises on extra day to shoot fireworks

Patriotism, police complaints, fire calls, and the economy. Those were the factors debated in Thursday's Barton County Commission special session pertaining to the dishcharge of fireworks in unincorporated parts of the county. After hearing from various first responders, the commission voted 4-0 to allow the discharge of fireworks in rural Barton County on July 3 and 4 this year.
BARTON COUNTY, KS
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Barton to consider weeklong firework discharge

The Barton County Commission will conduct a special meeting Thursday, June 30 at 9 a.m. to discuss the possibility of allowing citizens to discharge fireworks in the unincorporated areas of the county from June 27 to July 4 of each year. The unincorporated areas would include outside of city limits,...
BARTON COUNTY, KS
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Hatchet Axtion officially open in Great Bend

Hatchet Axtion, 1210 Main Street in Great Bend, announced they are now officially open. The downtown business is operated by Sage Cauley and Johan Sanchez. A social media post from Hatch Axtion posted Wednesday, June 29... "We are excited to announce we are now open!!We are open today from 5pm...
GREAT BEND, KS

The zigs and zags of Pawnee County's new voting boundaries

As the U.S. Census releases updated population figures every 10 years, the Legislature rezones voting districts and boundaries to better represent population shifts. Attempting to get equal representation in each of the four congressional districts in Kansas, Pawnee County was split in half. A portion of the county resides in District 1, while the other half is in District 4.
PAWNEE COUNTY, KS
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Great Bend Chamber coffee hour (6/30)

Great Bend Chamber of Commerce Coffee and Ribbon Cutting. Doors open at 9 a.m. and the program starts at 9:30 a.m. – Join in-person or watch virtually on Facebook LIVE & YouTube. T & L Fireworks. 5215 W. 10th St. Locally owned T & L Fireworks, founded by Tom...
GREAT BEND, KS

Action from the Barton County Commission meeting (6/29)

Items for the Barton County Commission agenda – June 29, 2022:. NEW BUSINESS - RESOLUTION 2022-16: Application for Zoning Amendment for a Described Tract of Land: -Judy Goreham, Environmental Manager, received a Zoning Amendment Application from Kyle Schartz and Kaleb Schartz, dba Midwest Speed LLC. The application calls for a portion of an existing farmstead, located at 550 East US Highway 56, Great Bend, Kansas, to be used as an automotive repair shop. The Planning Commission recommended that the Commission approve the amendment rezoning 0.25+/- acres from Agricultural District to Light Manufacturing Service Commercial District. The recommendation was approved through the adoption of a Resolution.
BARTON COUNTY, KS
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Over gas prices? Grab a bicycle

The national average for a gallon of regular gasoline last week registered at $4.90. The average price in Kansas was $4.59 per gallon. The cost to fuel a vehicle may have some citizens looking at other means of transportation. Todd VanSkike, owner of Golden Belt Bicycle Company in Great Bend,...
GREAT BEND, KS
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Adams Brown launches new website

A new Adams Brown website is now live at www.adamsbrowncpa.com where website visitors can more easily access information around financial issues impacting businesses and individuals. This accounting firm has a branch location in St. John, Kansas, as well as several other places in the state. Now information is more readily accessible online.
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