Music, travel and cold weather in 1989

Each week we’ll take a step back into the history of Great Bend through the eyes of reporters past. We’ll reacquaint you with what went into creating the Great Bend of today, and do our best to update you on what “the rest of the story” turned out to be. This week in 1989, the country finally recouped the 508-point loss it incurred over two years earlier on “black Friday,” in October, 1987. On Jan. 29, 1989, the DOW was at 2,256.43. Read more here >>>

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