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Embracing violence is not what our politics needs

The Democratic Party wants you to be so angry that you are embracing violence and ostracizing everyone who disagrees with your views.Leadership doesn't seem to want it to be too obvious.Rep. Maxine...

July 04, 2018 | Rick Jensen | Columnists

The day wartime London stopped to watch Yanks play baseball

Exactly 100 years ago in World War I England, a baseball game like no other before or since was played.On July 4, 1918, before an enthusiastic crowd that included King George V, Queen Mary and Wins...

July 04, 2018 | Joe Guzzardi | Columnists

High heat

July 04, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Editorial Cartoons

Another Fourth behind us; throes of summer ahead

All that is left is the clean-up. And, yes, if you set off numerous fireworks in your street, please do clean them up.That's right, another Fourth is in the books. It was once again a sky full of c...

July 04, 2018 | Special to the Tribune | Local Sports

Zoo news: Master Gardeners hard at work

Multiple groups of volunteers with the Master Gardener designation have been at work on the grounds of the Great Bend Brit Spaugh Zoo in recent weeks."We love our Master Gardeners here," said Sara ...

July 04, 2018 | Susan Thacker | Local News

Photo Op: New signs installed at zoo

New signs were installed Monday at the Great Bend Brit Spaugh Zoo's Butterfly House. The outline of a large Monarch butterfly is a colorful invitation to the exhibit, and it also provides a photo o...

July 04, 2018 | Susan Thacker | Local News

Great Bend teen injured in crash at Pratt lake

A teenage pedestrian from Great Bend was injured Tuesday when a vehicle struck her at Pratt County Veterans Memorial Lake.Kansas Highway Patrol reports the pedestrian, 18-year-old Alondra Hernandez...

July 04, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Local News

Wheat harvest almost done

Wheat harvest in Barton County is almost a wrap, according to Frank Riedl at the Great Bend Coop. The county is at 95 percent completion."We are almost done with harvest," Riedl said. "Tests weight...

July 04, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Local News

City Band USA salute is Thursday

Celebrate the Independence Day holiday with the Great Bend City Band at 8:15 p.m. Thursday, July 5, in the courthouse square. The concert will feature patriotic selections including special narrati...

July 04, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Local News

Patriotic concert to feature military band

The 35th Infantry Division Band and the Great Bend City Band will present a free patriotic concert the evening of Tuesday, July 17, at the band shell in the Barton County Courthouse Square.The pu...

July 04, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Local News

Bleep Podcast: Discussing the brilliance of 'Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone'

Guest Dawn Pink and I get together to discuss J.K. Rowling’s incredible book "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone." In part 1 of a two-parter, Dawn and I talk about the character development of H...

July 04, 2018 | Adam Mangum Deseret News | Trending Topics

This is the most popular day to find a date (it’s this month)

If you’re looking for a date, you’re just in time. The most popular day for finding a date is right around the corner.Match.com projected that July 8 — or, more specifically, the Sunday after the F...

July 04, 2018 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Trending Topics

The Clean Cut: Watch Jimmy Fallon, the Backstreet Boys perform 'I Want It That Way' with classroom i

The Backstreet Boys, all-white outfits and Nick Carter on the tambourine make for a hilarious ’90s flashback in a new video by “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.”The Backstreet Boys teamed up...

July 04, 2018 | Jenna Alton Deseret News | Entertainment

This mystery shopper buys $1 million worth of remaining Toys R Us toys for an important reason

Toys R Us might have closed all its stores last week, but it definitely went out in style.An anonymous shopper spent about $1 million on a slew of toys that were left inside a Raleigh, North Caroli...

July 04, 2018 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Trending Topics

Parents: Here’s how Facebook and Instagram can make you a better parent instead of a worse one

Most parents we talk to are not only worried about what social media is doing to their kids — they worry about what it is doing to them as parents.You don’t have to look far to see moms ignoring th...

July 04, 2018 | Linda & Richard Eyre Deseret News | Trending Topics

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