Carnival inspections go well, volunteer sign-up underway

Photo caption: Tuesday night, carnival board members and volunteers reassembled rides at the Greeley County Amusement Association Grounds, including putting the newly-painted roller coaster cars back on the track. From left to right are David Huddleston, Tanner Elder, Monty Moritz,... [More]

Greeley County Community Development to Host Love Kansas Kickoff Event

Greeley County, in association with the Kansas Department of Commerce, announces our local Love Kansas kick-off event, which will take place on Wednesday, July 31, at 5 PM at the 4-H Building.  Greeley County was selected as one of 19 pilot communities chosen by the Kansas... [More]


Kathleen Dowling Presents at Learning Collaborative in Garden City

Photo caption: Kathleen Dowling, far right, shared a presentation at last week’s Learning Collaborative sponsored by the Sunflower Foundation and the Kansas Food Bank in Garden City. Courtesy photo.  Garden City, KS – Kathleen Dowling represented the Greeley... [More]

Board of Supervisors meets Monday night

Monday, July 22, 2024 Supervisors Present: Scott Steele, Steve Mangan, Monty Moritz, Justin Phillips. Kirby Kleymann entered the meeting at 5:05 p.m. Others Present: County Clerk Jerri Young, County Treasurer Diane Gentry, Unified Administrator Kevin Green, Marylin Kleymann,... [More]

Higher Learning Commission approves historic education affiliation

By FHSU University Communications HAYS, Kan – June 27 represents a significant milestone for higher education in rural Kansas, as the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) officially approved the Change of Control application filed jointly by Fort Hays State University, North... [More]


Welcome rain falls across county

Photo caption: Water ran freely after Tuesday night’s storm throughout the county. Some residents were without power for a while after Wheatland Electric lost a sub-station in the storm. Photo by Adriana Evans.  Several evenings of thunderstorms brought marked relief... [More]


Holmes Auto Repair now open for business

Photo caption: Ashley, Collin, and Nathan Holmes stand in the entry to their newly-opened auto repair shop, located at 416 N. MoPac Avenue in Horace. The shop opened for business on Friday, July 5.  Greeley County’s newest business, Holmes Auto Repair, opened their... [More]


Dennis Schneider presented Quilt of Valor

Sunday, July 14, Dennis Schneider was presented with a Quilt of Valor, honoring his service to the country. Quilters Dana Pfannenstiel and Barbara Dickhut presented the Quilt of Valor at the First Baptist Church following Sunday’s service.  Dennis was drafted in... [More]

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Letter to the Editor

The new Soloviev grain terminal five miles east of Sheridan Lake, Weskan Grain, as of this date has shipped approximately 987 rail cars of grain since September of 2023.  Bartlett and Co. has shipped a considerable number of cars during this same period.  This is a... [More]

The mobile office has its perks

By Christy Hopkins Sunday, June 30, was day seven for the Hopkins family harvest. There was a day eight, but I had to miss the final field (and the short wheat and terraces, darn it) in order to put together last week’s newspaper.   I hope you each had an enjoyable... [More]

Letter to the Editor

I hope this edition of the Greeley County Republican finds all of you doing well.  We could certainly use some much-needed rainfall here in Western Kansas!  The wheat crop is holding on but is in dire need of a good drink or two.   My wife and I moved to Greeley... [More]

Letter to the Editor

Dear People of the Great State of Kansas, Hello! I am a third-grade student in Northern Virginia. Our class is learning about the United States, and I will be teaching our school about the state of Kansas. In May, I will create a display for our State Fair that I hope will... [More]

Letter to the Community - School Bond Issue

Dear Community Members, As a way to share information in a consolidated manner, I have created an informational and frequently asked questions document. You can access this document through the QR code or by visting the following link: FAQ Link: [More]

Letter to the Editor

Is a new gym an effective use of our taxes? The School Board proposal to extend the current bond looks, at first glance, to have merit. However, there is insufficient explanation of the goals, process, and timeline to adequately determine if I should support this or not.  I... [More]

Kansas Farmers Deserve a New Farm Bill, Not the Status Quo

American agriculture is at a crossroads – a pressure point. There’s record-level volatility in the farm economy, and farm income is falling at a significant rate. As a Congress, we must provide certainty to those who provide our food, fuel and fibers. I was troubled... [More]

Letter to the Editor - Taxes & Politics

Having attended numerous Unified Greeley County Board of Supervisors Meetings, including budget meetings for the past two years, and reviewing recent decisions and processes, I would like to share some thoughts. Many people were stunned last year by property tax increases,... [More]

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Par 3 Youth Golf Tournament held at Prairie Ridge Golf Course

Photo caption: Youth participating in Sunday’s 2-person, Par 3 golf tournament were (front row, left to right) Brielle Harkness, Jett Shafer, Jeryn Stewart, Deacon Gooch, Ryleigh Gooch, Lesleigh Smith, Tristen Evans, Wren Berggren, Tripp Berggren, Lorilai Zerr, Truett Young,... [More]


Softball Champions

After four hard-fought games, the youngest team in the league battled back from the bottom of the bracket to claim the title of the adult softball league champions for 2024.  Pictured in the front row, from left to right, are Kenzie Porter, Mia Reynolds,  Gabby Martinez,... [More]


Brandl Qualifiies for Junior Olympics

Jailyn Brandl has qualified for the 2024 USATF Junior Olympics to be held at Texas A&M in College Station, Texas. She will be running the 3,000 on July 23. Jailyn is pictured here with her sister Haidyn. Courtesy photo. 


Summer softball wrapping up

Lincoln Shafer narrowly avoided getting out as he ran back to third base during last Wednesday night’s softball games. The final games of the season are scheduled to be played this week. 


Greeley County Trap Team competes at state tournament

Photo caption: Members of the Greeley County Junior High and High School Trap Team competed at the State Tournament June 15 in Newton. While there, they were awarded a medal for placing second place in the conference.  Pictured in the front row are Tristen Evans, Klayton... [More]


Girls Softball

The girls softball team played Leoti last Thursday night.  In the front row are Payson McDaniel, Kendrix Mangan, Brielle Harkness, and Lizeth Vazquez. In the middle row are Yaresli Ibarra, Reagan Hahn, Tylee Cavenee, Elianna Schneider, Alyvia Moser, and Scarlett Shafer.... [More]


Boys Baseball

The boys baseball team played Leoti Thursday night. Pictured in the front row are Jose Rascon, Brantley Cavenee, Antonio Rascon, Kale Harkness, and Asher Cavenee. Standing in the middle row are Ryker Moritz, Jett Shafer, Tristen Evans, Scotty Moritz, Lincoln Hopkins, Myles Hahn,... [More]


Jackrabbits travel to eastern Kansas to play summer basketball games

Caption: In a few of their games over the weekend, the Tribune Jackrabbits had a chance to compete at Kansas University. Kneeling are Aidan Hill, Layton Hopkins, Braxon Mangan, Rowdy Grubb, and Hayden Myers.  Standing are Head Coach Josh Gooch, Lincoln Shafer, Gael Yanez,... [More]

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Raymond Dean Kern

Raymond Dean Kern, better known as Rayme, was born August 26, 1962, at Saint Joseph Hospital in Cheyenne Wells, Colorado to Robert and Susan Kern. Rayme attended Cheyenne Wells schools where he forged many lifelong friendships and a love for sports. In high school, he received... [More]


Vernon L. Waldren’s Memorial Service on July 16

The family of Vernon L. Waldren invites you to his memorial service on Tuesday, July 16, 2 p.m. MT at graveside in the Greeley County Cemetery, in Tribune. The memorial service is open to anyone who would like to attend to pay respects to Vernon.  He is greatly missed... [More]


Arlyce J. Steele

Arlyce J. Steele, age 87, passed away on Sunday, June 9, 2024, at the Wichita County Health Center in Leoti. She was born on July 6, 1936, to Lewis Merlin and Doris Williams in Imperial, Nebraska. When she was six, the family moved to Wilroads Gardens, Kansas. She was a member... [More]


Graveside services scheduled for Erv and Ramona Younger

Graveside services for Ramona Jean “Monie” (Conner) and Edwin Ervin “Erv” Younger will be Saturday, June 15, 2024 at 10:30 a.m. MT at the Greeley County Cemetery, Tribune, Kansas. Information and condolences can be found and left at ... [More]


Madison Annaleen Marsh

January 25, 2007 - May 27, 2024 In Loving Memory of Madison Annaleen Marsh, age 17 of Fowler, Colorado who passed away unexpectedly on May 27, 2024. With profound sadness and heavy hearts, we bid farewell to our beloved Madison Annaleen Marsh, who was tragically taken from... [More]


Bond August “Gus” Rowe

After having four girls, Dave and Lois Rowe were so surprised to have a boy that they weren’t quite ready with a name. When Dave was pulling on his socks to visit mother and son at the hospital, he noticed the name on the sock read, “Bond.” It seemed to go well... [More]

Clarence Clifford Moore

Clarence Clifford Moore, 66, passed away peacefully on May 29, with family by his side at Greeley County Hospital. He was born July 29, 1957 in Tribune, the son of Emmit Moore and RoseElla (Kuder) Moore. Clarence loved spending time with his grandchildren, family and friends,... [More]

Celebration of Life for Tom Ballah

A Celebration of Life Memorial Gathering of family and friends will be held for Tom Ballah Saturday, June 8, 2024,  from 1:00-3:00 pm at the Tribune Assembly of God Fellowship Hall, 220 W Lawrence Street, Tribune, KS. 

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