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Ellinwood, KS

Great Bend City Council meeting agenda (7/5)

The council meeting will be livestreamed for the public to view on the city council Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/gbcitycouncil/. The public is free to comment on items not listed on the agenda. Comments should be limited to three minutes. D. New Business. 1. Councilmember Reports. 2. Administrator's Update. 3. Economic Development...
GREAT BEND, KS
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Great Bend's Wagner continues dominance on bowling lanes

For the past 15 years, Paige Wagner has been staying in her lane. And all that bowling is paying off. In the past year, Wagner competed in the U.S. National team trials and just missed a spot on national television. A former state runner-up for Great Bend High School, Wagner recently signed a letter of intent to bowl for national powerhouse Wichita State University.
GREAT BEND, KS

KWEC program to tour Kansas Trophy Experience

The Kansas Wetlands Education Center July WILD program will be a tour of Kansas Trophy Experience outside of Great Bend. They will show how they raise pheasant chicks for guided hunting experiences. On July 11, school-age kids and their families can either meet at Kansas Trophy Experience at 10am, or...
GREAT BEND, KS

🎤KWEC Show: Director Curtis Wolf

Hear this month's Kansas Wetlands Education Center show with Eagle Radio's Steve Webster and KWEC Director Curtis Wolf that aired June 30, 2022. The KWEC Show airs the first Monday of every month at 8:30 a.m. on 1590 KVGB & 95.5 FM. (The show aired June 30 because of the 4th of July holiday)
GREAT BEND, KS
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Free summer meals in Great Bend continues in July for kids

From USD 428 in Great Bend... USD 428 Food Service will resume FREE summer meals beginigng Tuesday, July 5!. July 5 - July 29: Eisenhower, Park, & Riley 11 am - 1 pm. Each weekday, USD 428 Food Service will provide free meals for ALL Children 18 years of age and younger at the above elementary school locations from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm in the gyms. Children will be provided with a to-go lunch and a breakfast pack. They can choose to eat in the gyms or take the meals home.
GREAT BEND, KS

Clara Barton Foundation awards 9 healthcare scholarships

Each year, the Clara Barton Foundation awards scholarships to applicants interested in pursuing a degree in the medical field. These scholarships have been funded through scholarship endowments that have been established over the years. This year the Foundation awarded nine scholarships, totaling $4,500. The Verda Lane scholarship was made possible...
HOISINGTON, KS
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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

Great Bend Chamber CEO completes second year at leadership program

Institute for Organization Management, the professional development program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, is pleased to announce that Megan Barfield, President, of the Great Bend Chamber of Commerce, has recently completed her second year at Institute for Organization Management, a four-year nonprofit leadership training program at the University of Wisconsin School of Business in Madison, WI.
GREAT BEND, KS
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