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HaysMed offers new direct anterior approach hip replacement surgery

Dr. Sukchan Lee, Orthopedic Surgeon at HaysMed performed the first direct anterior approach (DAA) hip replacement surgery at HaysMed in June. The surgery offers patients the potential for a shorter hospital stay and quicker recovery time. Dr. Lee is one of the only physicians in Western Kansas who performs this type of surgery but he will be joined by fellow Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Gulraiz Cheema who will begin offering the procedure this fall.

July 09, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


Flame Engineering of LaCrosse recognition

July 09, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


IRS, partners warn tax preparers of data theft risks; launch new campaign to increase awareness

Leaders from the Internal Revenue Service, state tax agencies and tax preparation community today warned tax preparers that they increasingly are targets of cybercriminals and should take appropriate steps to protect clients from data theft.

July 09, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


Kansas Corporation Commission announces weatherization grant

The Kansas Corporation Commission (KCC) announced today it will provide $350,000 in grant funds to the Kansas Housing Resources Corporation (KHRC) to provide weatherization assistance to low income Kansans. KHRC's Weatherization Assistance Program has helped 576 households so far this year and has a waiting list of others requesting assistance. The KCC grant, funded by the Department of Energy through the federal State Energy Program, will help alleviate the weatherization waiting list.

July 09, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


KDOT announces approved June bids

The Kansas Department of Transportation announces approved bids for state highway construction and maintenance projects in Kansas. The letting took place June 22, in Topeka. Some of the bids may include multiple projects that have been bundled based on proximity and type of work.

July 09, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


Lisa Frank book brings adult coloring craze to a new level

Lisa Frank, the artist behind the rainbow-colored and animal-filled designs that adorned school supplies in the 1990s and early 2000s, will soon add another title to her resume: adult coloring book creator.

July 07, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Business


How to literally stay cool and save money at the same time

Summertime, and the cooling is … very, very expensive.

July 07, 2016 | Jeff Wuorio Deseret News | Business


Millennials are more willing to help out parents than you might think

Are millennials as unwilling to help their parents and relatives as they age as popular conception would have you think? Not exactly.

July 06, 2016 | Sarah Anderson Deseret News | Business


Uber changes pricing model and scheduling options

Uber, the popular ride-hailing service, is rethinking everything from pricing to when users can schedule a ride and what music they can listen to as they drive.

July 06, 2016 | Sarah Anderson Deseret News | Business


Auto insurance rates rise by more than half for low-income families

For those already struggling to make a living, auto insurance doesn't make it any easier. A recent study found that its premiums are higher by 59 percent, or $681 per year, for those of lower income and economic status.

July 05, 2016 | Sarah Anderson Deseret News | Business


Contrary to popular belief, millennials want to buy homes

The popular image of millennials is one of dedicated city lovers — a demographic disillusioned or unhappy with an earlier generation’s suburban living that isn’t about to give up city life any time soon.

July 04, 2016 | Sarah Anderson Deseret News | Business


Kenny Alefs named to Coldwell Banker International Sterling Society

Kenny Alefs, sales associate with Coldwell Banker Sell Real Estate, has been honored as a member of the company's International Sterling Society. This distinguished membership was awarded to the TOP 17 percent of the approximately 85,000 sales associates in 51 countries worldwide that make up the Coldwell Banker® system.

July 02, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


Telemarketer and robocall rules tightened by FTC

Annoying telemarketing and robocalling are now as American as Fourth of July fireworks. It's just as easy to get burned by them as well. According to Consumer Reports Magazine, $350 million is lost to telephone fraud each year by Americans. As in many scams, the elderly are often targeted. It's no longer just a landline problem either: three quarters of telemarketing scams in the U.S. are perpetrated over wireless devices.

July 02, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


Sign up for IRS Summertime Tax Tips

The Internal Revenue Service encourages taxpayers interested in receiving helpful consumer tips this summer to get a jump-start on this year's taxes by subscribing to the IRS Tax Tips email service.

July 02, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


Great Bend Regional Hospital recognized by the American Red Cross

The American Red Cross recently recognized a number of organizations across the country that sponsored summer blood drives in their communities, and Great Bend Regional Hospital was among the short list of companies named in the Great Bend area. The recognition was awarded based on the local healthcare leader's success in reaching its blood drive goals, something that many events are not able to do.

July 02, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


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Straub International to close Marion location

Straub International leadership recently announced the impending consolidation of its Marion location into the agricultural equipment dealer's remaining locations.

July 23, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


Schepmann named EKCC executive director

By Mark McCoy, Ellsworth County I-R

July 23, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


Area woman now serves 4-H youth in Ellsworth, Russell counties

By Mark McCoy, Ellsworth County I-R

July 23, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


Great Bend man wins access to suite at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City Royals Second-Chance Drawing

Eight Kansas Lottery players have each won access to a Kansas City Royals suite during a 2016 home game at Kauffman Stadium. The eight grand ...

July 23, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


OPI’s Schmidt receives special Canon copier training

Scottie Schmidt has taken the opportunity to fine-tune his knowledge about a popular item at Office Products Inc. (OPI) to better serve his customers.

July 21, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | Business


Where are all the millennial entrepreneurs?

While millennials may have the most entrepreneurial mindset of all generations, and certainly believe themselves to be entrepreneurial, it’s a belief that isn’t ...

July 20, 2016 | Sarah Anderson Deseret News | Business


How necessary is college for getting a job? Very!

It’s no secret how college-driven the job economy has become, but just how much may surprise you.

July 19, 2016 | Sarah Anderson Deseret News | Business


Four ways Pokemon Go can impact the business world

Pokemon Go has caught on insanely well with consumers, as thousands of people roam their communities glued to their phones more than usual looking for ...

July 19, 2016 | Sarah Anderson Deseret News | Business


Prime Day sends strong signal on strength and potential of e-commerce

This year’s Amazon Prime Day smashed its single-day sales record from a year ago, sending the clear message that online shopping is tracking to ...

July 19, 2016 | Sarah Anderson Deseret News | Business


Do you eat lunch at your desk? Better question, should you?

About 62 percent of workers say they eat lunch at their desks, according to The New York Times earlier this year.

July 18, 2016 | Sarah Anderson Deseret News | Business


Hostess snacks to be under new ownership; company goes public

That maker of cream-filled snack foods, Hostess Brands, will soon not only be under new corporate ownership, but its shares will be up for grabs ...

July 18, 2016 | Sarah Anderson Deseret News | Business


Animal Medical Center raises more than $7,000 for Golden Belt Humane Society

The Golden Belt Humane Society recently had to purchase a new air conditioning unit. This unexpected expense was a big hit to one of Animal ...

July 16, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


Eakin employee of first quarter

Eakin announces Brock Eakin as employee of the first quarter for 2016.

July 16, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


Are catty women a thing in the workplace?

Someday, women will be paid the same as men for doing the same job. That day, judging from recent news, may not come any time ...

July 16, 2016 | Sarah Anderson Deseret News | Business


Millennials not as job-hopping as thought

Like every other generation, millennials are so broad a demographic that anything about them, while probably true of one segment, is untrue of another. Still ...

July 16, 2016 | Sarah Anderson Deseret News | Business


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