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  1. Cougar softball hits 30-win plateauRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Great Bend Tribune

    ... win with the 4-hit shutout to improve to 14-7. Barton will step away from conference play for a week before hosting Pratt at the Great Bend Sports Complex April 22. In between the Cougars will play doubleheaders at Tabor, at the Kansas State Club ...


  2. Dead Fish at Kansas Wilson Reservoir InvestigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Kansas City InfoZine

    Pratt, KS - infoZine - Staff from the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism , the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Kansas Department of Health and Environment are investigating dead and dying fish near the spillway at Wilson Reservoir in Russell County. In late March, KDWPT district fisheries biologist Scott Waters investigated reports of dead fish in Spillway Cove near the lake's dam and found approximately 50 dead fish.


  3. David A. Colyn Jr. ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 | Great Bend Tribune

    David A. Colyn Jr., 55, died March 23, 2015, at Pratt Regional Medical Center. Born Feb. 21, 1960, in Denver, Colo. 1 comment

  4. Angling instructor classes offeredRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2015 | The Wichita Eagle

    Fishing's Future, a nationwide group dedicated to getting more families into fishing, is hoping to boost its operations in Kansas. Saturday in Pratt, and again on April 18 at Harvey County West Park, they'll be holding classes to certify volunteer instructors.


  5. KU to honor 31 high school seniors from Barber, Harper, Kingman, Pratt countiesRead the original story

    Mar 13, 2015 | University of Kansas

    Students from nine Kansas high schools will be honored Wednesday, April 8, by the University of Kansas Alumni Association and KU Endowment. A total of 31 seniors from high schools in Barber, Harper, Kingman and Pratt counties will be recognized for their academic achievements and named Kansas Honor Scholars at a 6:30 p.m. dinner and program at Pratt High School, 401 S Hamilton St., Pratt.


  6. Man killed in Pratt plane crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | Business Journal

    A man was killed in Pratt County on Saturday when his two-seat experimental plane overturned following a rough landing.


  7. Kevin Haskin: K-State recruit Wade looking for strong prep finishRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2015 | The Capital-Journal

    ... Even when prospects exist in a small 2A town three miles off US-50, on another highway that connects Great Bend and Pratt. When he first played for Mid-Kansas, a team based out of Hesston and coached by Layne Frick, the skills were evident, though ...


  8. Volunteer Angling Education Instructors in KansasRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | Kansas City InfoZine

    Through a one-day Angler Education Instructor Certification Course, KDWPT and Fishing's Future will provide anglers with the tools necessary to work with children and host classes and clinics. The course will be held March 21 from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. at the KDWPT Pratt Operations Office, 512 SE 25th Ave., Pratt.


  9. Science fair sparks kids' talentRead the original story

    Mar 1, 2015 | Hays Daily News

    ... to detect suspicious activity," Abbey said. Auriella McBee, a fourth-grader at Southwest Elementary School in Pratt and a member of the school district's science club, admitted the waiting made her a little nervous. Her project table was beside ...


  10. Pratt woman injured in rollover accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2015 | Great Bend Tribune

    A Pratt woman was injured Friday when she lost control of the vehicle she was driving, 6 miles south and 2.5 miles west of Stafford County.


  11. Kansas Trout Fishing Hot SpotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | Kansas City InfoZine

    Pratt, KS - infoZine - Trout are stocked in select Kansas waters during the trout season, which is open through April 15. Anglers can try their luck at trout fishing in Type 1 waters, which require all anglers to possess a $12.50 trout permit, and in Type 2 waters, which require only those fishing for or possessing trout to purchase the permit. The $12.50 permit is valid for the calendar year and can be purchased wherever licenses are sold and online.


  12. NJC Alumni Association recognizes Youngers, McEndaffers with President's AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | Journal-Advocate

    ... recipients have helped NJC maintain and raise its standards of excellence. Peter Youngers was born on July 22, 1935 in Pratt, Kan. He attended grade school in Willowdale, Kan., and junior high and North High School in Wichita and graduated in 1954 ...


  13. Three adults airlifted with serious injuriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2015 | Great Bend Tribune

    ... first vehicle was able to avoid a possible collision. A second northbound vehicle, a 2007 Chevrolet Tahoe operated by Pratt's Heather (Polley) Cash, 29, was struck head-on on U.S. 281, according to the accident report. Cash is a Pratt High School ...


  14. Wild About Kansas Photo Contest Open to All AgesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | Kansas City InfoZine

    Pratt, KS - infoZine - Previously a youth-only contest, the annual Wild About Kansas photo contest, hosted by Kansas Wildlife & Parks magazine, now offers an adult category, opening the contest to photographers age 19 and older. Submissions are being accepted now through Oct. 23, 2015.


  15. Natural gas company must pay $7.3M to Kansas landownersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | The Capital-Journal

    ... field in the future, he said. Belot must decide how to split the compensation among all of the affected landowners in Pratt, Kingman and Reno counties. A status conference is scheduled for Feb. 18. The legal maneuvering for condemnation comes in the ...


  16. Indoor baseball facility coming to Great BendRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | Great Bend Tribune

    ... have never been here in the area. "Great Bend needs to be the central hub to the surrounding teams of Hays, Larned and Pratt," he said. "We would be honored to take the lead and organize this vision." The hotels, restaurants, shopping and ...


  17. Pratt police officers shoot man who threatened to kill themRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | The Wichita Eagle

    A resident who threatened to kill police officers while brandishing a large hunting knife and an ax handle was shot by officers outside an apartment complex, according to a news release from the Pratt Police Department. According to the news release, officers were dispatched Saturday night to an apartment complex in the 1100 block of Stout Street to investigate a report of a disturbance and people yelling.


  18. 2014 Kansas Birding Big Year ResultsRead the original story

    Jan 29, 2015 | Kansas City InfoZine

    Pratt, KS - infoZine - The second annual Kansas Birding Big Year came to an end on December 31, 2014. Forty-eight participants signed up for the competition, which is designed to get more folks outdoors and enjoying watching and counting birds.


  19. Cuma M. Zeltner ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | Great Bend Tribune

    Cuma M. Zeltner, 72, died Jan. 27, 2015 at South Wind Hospice in Pratt. Born on April 16, 1942, in Princeton, Ind., she was the daughter of Charles Max and Gypsy Genelle Vinson.


  20. Stafford suspect escapes searchRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | Great Bend Tribune

    A suspect wanted on arrest warrants fled to Pratt County and escaped a search from various law enforcement agencies south of Stafford Wednesday evening.


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