Great Bend

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Great Bend,

city (1990 pop. 15,427), seat of Barton co., central Kans., on a bend in the Arkansas River; settled and inc. 1872. It is a trade and shipping center for a wheat and oil region. Alfalfa pellets and farm machinery are manufactured. Great Bend was located on the old Santa Fe TrailSanta Fe Trail,
important caravan route of the W United States, extending c.780 mi (1,260 km) from Independence, Mo., SW to Santa Fe, N.Mex. Independence and Westport, Mo., were the chief points where wagons, teams, and supplies were obtained.
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On the day following Captain Bonneville's supervision of the industrious and frolicsome community of beavers, of which he has given so edifying an account, he succeeded in extricating himself from the Wind River Mountains, and regaining the plain to the eastward, made a great bend to the south, so as to go round the bases of the mountains, and arrived without further incident of importance, at the old place of rendezvous in Green River valley, on the 17th of September.
22d of May, that the river ahead made a great bend which would take up the navigation of the following day, he determined to profit by the circumstance.
mailing address: 56 ne 40 road, great bend, ks 67530.
The properties acquired were the Great Bend Regional Hospital in Great Bend, KS and the Oklahoma Center for Orthopedic and Multi-Specialty Surgery in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
Target: Great Bend Regional Hospital, Center for Orthopedic and Multi-Specialty Surgery
Headquartered in Great Bend, KS, Doonan[R] takes pride in its superior quality, craftsmanship and exceptional customer service.
He doesn't normally break, but has excellent pace and runs a great bend.
CBS News, in a report this year, found one flight between Kansas City, Missouri, and Great Bend, Kansas, that generally carried only a single passenger.
A fire that destroyed Camp Aldrich in Barton County required Camp Hope to relocate to the Barton Community College campus in Great Bend, The Hutchinson News reported (http://bit.
Widely known since 1972 in the intermediary market as a retirement plan record-keeper located in Great Bend, Kan.
Great Bend, KS: David Aubrey, Okay Construction, Princeton, MN; Robert Breeden, ElectriCom, Paoli, IN; Ed Campbell, Henkels & McCoy, Pomona, CA; John Fluharty, Mears Group Inc.
According to a report in the Great Bend Bulletin: "Despite the awards and academic interest he and his wife earned for the Country Natural Beef cooperative they developed, Doc Hatfield never set aside his cowboy hat and boots or lost his love for ice cream bars.