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Quarles named CEO of American State Bank & Trust

Greg M. Quarles has been named President and CEO of American State Bank & Trust in Great Bend. Since 2005, Quarles has served as President and Chief Risk Officer of H&R Block Bank and Financial Services. Originally from Pampa, Texas he began his career in 1982 as a loan officer with Lubbock National Bank. He joined the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency in 1987 serving in the Midwestern District, including western Kansas. Quarles rose through the ranks of the OCC to become Assistant Deputy Comptroller for Credit Card Banks.

October 29, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business

Milligan brings varied background to St. Rose Therapy Services

Holly Milligan, the new physical therapist at St. Rose Health Center, brings to the job almost a decade of experience in a variety of settings.

October 26, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | Business

Cherry Village reports successful flu vaccine campaign

As a long-time nurse, Donna Marbut knows the flu vaccine is especially important to the elderly and is gratified Cherry Village Benevolence reports 90 percent participation in its recent immunization campaign.

October 26, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | Business

Vendors sought for holiday market benefiting Girl Scouts

SALINA - Girl Scouts of Kansas Heartland is inviting vendors to participate in the 50th annual See & Sell Holiday Market, a popular arts and crafts show that attracts thousands of shoppers to Salina and also supports Girl Scouts in 80 Kansas counties.

October 23, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | Business

Horse Riders Shine In 12th Annual Rosewood Rodeo

More than 40 equine therapy riders from Rosewood Ranch had the opportunity to show their horsemanship skills and abilities during the 12thAnnual Rosewood Rodeo, held at Great Bend Expo III Arena on Oct. 8. The riders participate in therapy throughout the year at Rosewood Ranch, which exists to help people with disabilities, and is located approximately five miles north of Pawnee Rock.

October 23, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | Business

Radio station seeks best Thanksgiving turkey

NESS CITY - Post Rock Radio LLC – which is Kiss 104.7 and My Country 93.5 - along with John Deere dealer BTI of Ness City will host the first ever "Turkey Cook-Off" on Saturday Nov. 12. The competition will start at 11 a.m. sharp and take place at the Ness City High School.

October 23, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business

KBI laboratory manager receives international award

Carl Anderson, a laboratory quality assurance manager for the Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI), recently earned the Association of Forensic Quality Assurance Managers' (AFQAM) 2016 Distinguished Service Award. Anderson is stationed in the KBI's Great Bend laboratory with forensic science quality assurance responsibilities in all four of the KBI's laboratories.

October 22, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business

Russell area retailers invited to [articipate in Plaid Friday

The Friday after Thanksgiving means Black Friday to most, but Encore Antiques & Collectables in Russell and other locally-owned, independent businesses across the country are urging citizens to celebrate Plaid Friday instead. Plaid Friday is a fun and enjoyable alternative to the chaos and dangers of Black Friday, and is designed to promote both local and independently owned businesses during the holidays.

October 22, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business

Team Dillons comes through for United Way

When Dillons reached out to United Way of Central Kansas about a volunteer opportunity, UWCK knew exactly what they needed help with. The Literacy Kit program that is in its second year is already being worked on and will be distributed at Kindergarten Round-Ups in the spring at all Ellinwood, Great Bend, Hoisington, Larned and Otis-Bison Elementary schools.

October 22, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business

Micah Johnston joins Head Quarters

Micha Johnston has joined Head Quarters, 1104 Main, as a stylist.

October 18, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business

Hurts Donut coming to GB

Hurts Donut is coming to Great Bend at 8 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 20, at Sutherlands parking lot. They are bringing their most popular donuts and maple bacon bars.

October 18, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business

Cherry Village resident, aide share passion for crocheting

A fine sense of touch and decades of experience are two reasons Dorothy Reif is able to create multi-colored afghans. The other reason is Judith Prieto.

October 17, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | Business

2016 Kansas Optometric Association Fall Eyecare Conference in Wichita

More than 230 optometrists and 155 optometric assistants attended the 2016 Kansas Optometric Association Fall Eyecare Conference in Wichita. Optometrists attending were able to receive 13 hours of continuing education toward the 24 hours required for re-licensure. Among those attending were Drs. Mark Judd, Russell McCaulley, and Nicole Miller of Great Bend.

October 15, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business

Eakin named second quarter employee

Eakin Enterprises Inc. has selected Betty Delaney as employee of the second quarter for 2016. Betty was selected from factors based on job performance and safety.

October 15, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business

BBB tips for avoiding Halloween shopping scares

Consumer spending during the 2016 Halloween season is expected to average $82.93 per household. That means a total of $8.4 billion nationally will be spent on the traditional decorations, candy, cards and costumes. It doesn't take witchcraft to make scary things happen to your wallet this time of year. Unscrupulous businesses would love to treat themselves to your dollars. The trick is knowing how to be a smart Halloween shopper. Here is some advice from your Better Business Bureau for avoiding the webs being spun around this fright-filled shopping season.

October 15, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business

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Sunflower adds van to General Public Transportation fleet

A new-generation van is now part of the fleet at Sunflower Diversified Services, which operates the General Public Transportation (GPT) system.

March 21, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Business

Jessica Milsap joins MPIRE Realty Group

Licensed Realtor Jessica Milsap has joined Great Bend's real estate brokerage, MPIRE Realty Group.

March 17, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Business

Endoscopy suite update beginning at Ellinwood hospital

Ellinwood Hospital and Clinic is moving forward with the endoscopy and colonoscopy project, featuring Dr. Robin Durrett, board-certified general surgeon. Community members will see a ...

March 16, 2018 | Special to the Tribune | Business

Cherry Village resident sings in local church choir, volunteers

Bradley Bussen may have a little difficulty expressing what he wants to say in conversation but he has found another voice in the church choir.

March 13, 2018 | Special to the Tribune | Business

Knudson Agency earns top honor for twelfth consecutive year

MADISON, Wis. - Rhonda Knudson Insurance agency with American Family Insurance in Great Bend has been recognized for providing an outstanding customer experience under the American ...

March 12, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Business

Dr. McReynolds presents information on end-of-life care

While James McReynolds, M.D., discussed many aspects of end-of-life care during his recent presentation at the Great Bend Senior Center, one theme was evident.

March 12, 2018 | Special to the Tribune | Business


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