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.
We are one hour from the Scoop and Stack plays; two hours from Bartlesville, Oklahoma and Ada, Oklahoma and three hours from Pampa, Texas and Great Bend, Kansas.
(NYSE: GMRE) has closed on the disposition of its Great Bend Regional Hospital for proceeds of USD 32.45m, the company said.
Global Medical REIT announced that on December 20, 2018 the Company closed on the disposition of its Great Bend Regional Hospital for proceeds of $32.45M, and that it acquired six medical office net-leased assets during the fourth quarter of 2018 for an aggregate purchase price of $58.6M.
*This article first appeared in the Great Bend Tribune of Kansas for Flag Day 2016.
The purpose of the 501(c)(3) is to advance economic stability and support the sustainable development" in communities near its offices in Madison, Waverly, Iowa, Great Bend, Kan.
We had more than enough time to make the two-hour drive to our hotel in Great Bend before heading south into Stafford County for an evening sit.
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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.
Past President Directors are: Glen Amerine, Amerine Utilities Construction Inc., Great Bend, KS; and Steve Sellenriek, Sellenriek Construction Inc., Jonesburg, MO.