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McDonald's offers Customer Appreciation Day, Happy Meal books

Local McDonald's Restaurants across Kansas will offer customers a great deal on Thursday, Nov. 14, when McDonald's offers Customer Appreciation Day.

November 12, 2013 | | Business


Almost Home to provide homelike residential care

Leilani Schenkel, R.N., knew she wanted to use her extensive professional and personal background to do something that truly mattered. The doors to that something will open after the first of the year.

November 12, 2013 | | Business


Great Bend Applebee’s to serve free meals to service members on Veterans Day

In what has become an annual neighborhood tradition, Great Bend Applebee's will again thank our nation's veterans and active duty service members by inviting them to their neighborhood Applebee's for a free meal on Veterans Day, Monday, Nov. 11th.

November 10, 2013 | | Business


ECF staff honored at governor’s residence as Employees of the Quarter

Samuel Liggett, Sarah Trevino, Richard Booher and Mary Perkins were honored November 6, at a reception at Cedar Crest, the governor's residence, for having been named employees of the third quarter at the Ellsworth Correctional Facility (ECF).

November 10, 2013 | | Business


Hands of Hope Rescue joins Petfinder to fuel pet adoptions

Hands of Hope Rescue, Great Bend, has joined thousands of animal welfare organizations across North America and beyond that list their homeless pets on Petfinder, the online leader in responsible pet adoptions. Petfinder, the largest database of adoptable animals on the Internet, has been committed to animal welfare and rescue organizations dedicated to the cause since its founding in 1996.

November 06, 2013 | | Business


Golden Belt Home Health & Hospice offers training for volunteers

Since volunteers can play a crucial role in supporting families caring for hospice patients, a local faith-based agency has scheduled training sessions for those willing to help.

November 05, 2013 | | Business


Holiday Tables should be 'Spectacular' at Rosewood Furniture Gallery

It is crunch time for holiday table decorators as they plan and prepare for this weekend's Holiday Tables Spectacular at Rosewood Furniture Gallery in downtown Great Bend. Approximately 20 tables will be decorated for the come-and-go event. Holiday Tables Spectacular is slated from 1-5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 10 at the Furniture Gallery, located at 1607 Main Street.

November 05, 2013 | | Business


Joiner Construction Joins ABC Network of Builders

American Buildings Company (ABC), a leading domestic and international manufacturer and marketer of high-quality metal building systems for industrial, commercial, and institutional construction markets, announced today the addition of Joiner Construction, Inc to its national network of Builders.

November 03, 2013 | | Business


Native Kansas joins St. Rose physician clinics

A central Kansas native is focusing on patient care today and into the future in her new position as administrator of the physician groups at St. Rose Ambulatory & Surgery Center. Stephanie Waggoner was born in Hutchinson and grew up in Lyons.

November 01, 2013 | | Business


Joiner Construction joins ABC network of builders

EUFALA, Ala. - American Buildings Company, a domestic and international manufacturer and marketer of metal building systems for industrial, commercial, and institutional construction markets, announced the addition of Joiner Construction Inc. of Ellinwood to its national network of builders.

November 01, 2013 | | Business


Rziha becomes independent consultant for Tastefully Simple Inc.

Shanon Rziha of Great Bend has become an independent consultant with Tastefully Simple Inc., a national direct sales company featuring "more than 60 delicious, easy-to-prepare foods."

November 01, 2013 | | Business


Stafford brings business, people skills to new OPI position

When Lori Stafford managed a local restaurant, she often relied on Office Products Inc. (OPI) for help with many business-related products and services.

November 01, 2013 | | Business


Advanced Therapy & Sports Medicine helps food banks

Advanced Therapy and Sports Medicine celebrated National Physical Therapy Month in October by organizing its third annual community food drive. As the Give Back Community Food Drive concluded Thursday, employees at the Great Bend location, 3715 10th St., filled the back of a jeep with non-perishable food items people had donated during the month.

November 01, 2013 | Susan Thacker | Business


Leadership Kansas Class of 2013 Graduates

On Friday, October 25, the forty members of the 2013 Leadership Kansas Class celebrated the completion of the 2013 program at a reception and dinner hosted by the Kansas Chamber and the Leadership Kansas Board of Trustees at the Topeka Country Club. Throughout the course of the six-month program, the 2013 class engaged in discussions and debates with top experts on the key issues facing Kansas while visiting Topeka, Pittsburg, the Kansas City Metro area, Colby/Goodland, Wichita, and Garden City.

October 30, 2013 | | Business


Omaha consumer loses $1,400 to scammers posing as law enforcement

The Better Business Bureau (BBB) serving Nebraska, South Dakota, The Kansas Plains and Southwest Iowa is issuing an alert regarding a variety of telephone scams. Monday, an Omaha man reported to the BBB that individuals claiming to be with the State Sheriff's Office and also the Legal Department of the Federal Crime Enforcement Network used coercion and fear tactics to steal $1,400 from him.

October 30, 2013 | | Business


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American AgCredit reports increased loan volume in 2014

SANTA ROSA, Calif. - American AgCredit, a farmer-owned financial cooperative, recently announced net income of $98.9 million for the 2014 calendar year along with a cash dividend distribution of $39 million to its shareholders. This compares to net income of $111 million and a cash dividend of $37 million in 2013. American AgCredit has returned over $250 million to its customer-owners since 2005.

March 31, 2015 | | Business


Political polarization is a driving force in income inequality

Once again, researchers have found that political polarization is a driving force in income inequality.

March 31, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


“Free trial offers” may come with strings

Whether the product is a gym membership, a magazine, a weight-loss program or teeth whitener, low- or no-cost introductory offers are a frequently used marketing tactic for grabbing your attention, and your money. Astute consumers are should stay aware that there sometimes is a catch. Your Better Business Bureau offers this free advice regarding free trial offers. (But without the strings that accompany most things that are "free.")

March 29, 2015 | | Business


EDC shines at Starpower International

Attending their second comptetion of the year, students at Euphoria Dance Center earned several first overall in category awards in all three divisions of the Starpower International Dance Competition held March 13-15 at Century II, Mary Jane Teall Theater in Wichita.

March 29, 2015 | Veronica Coons | Business


Twitter uses venture capital to compete with Google's Android

Twitter is expanding beyond its 140 character tweets and is making a move into venture capital, investing in a company that wants to compete with Google's Android mobile operating system.

March 27, 2015 | Matthew Jelalian Deseret News | Business


How the Federal Reserve reconciles low unemployment and stagnant wages

When the Federal Reserve was established in 1913, over 30,000 different currencies were in some type of use throughout the United States. The lack of a uniform currency contributed to systemic weaknesses in the monetary system, including bank runs, unstable interest rates and prices, and an overall lack of confidence in banking institutions. Thanks to its capacity to mitigate each of the aforementioned issues, along with many others, the Federal Reserve has played a key role in stabilizing the United States economy.

March 25, 2015 | Randy Shumway Deseret News | Business


The middle class has had a rough couple of years

According to a new study released by The Pew Charitable Trusts, the percentage of homes that can claim a “middle-class” income has shrunk significantly since the year 2000.

March 24, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


'Soft skills' are important at work, and in life

It's interesting living with a high school junior.

March 23, 2015 | Greg Kratz Deseret News | Business


Renee Johnson retirement reception

A retirement reception honoring Renee Johnson, who is retiring from Keller Real Estate and Insurance Agency after many years of service, will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. on Thursday at St. Patricks Parish Center, 4100 Broadway. The public is invited to attend.

March 22, 2015 | | Business


Why you should begin planning for retirement in your 30s

The merits of saving for retirement were instilled in Neeraj Joshi by his parents early.

March 22, 2015 | Chuck Green Deseret News | Business


​Augustine joins Sunflower Electric Power Corporation

Sunflower Electric Power Corporation announced that Joe Augustine has joined the company as a Substation Technician Apprentice II-1st 6 months in Great Bend.

March 21, 2015 | | Business


In business and elsewhere, somebody's always watching you

Growing up in the 1980s, I remember liking Rockwell’s "Somebody’s Watching" Me. As far as I know, he was a one-hit wonder, but I find I still like that song. I even have it on my iTunes. At the time it was different and kind of funny.

March 20, 2015 | Jeremy Kartchner Deseret News | Business


Take advantage of today's 'golden age' of investing on the cheap

An old conundrum holds that you can’t get a job without experience, but you can’t get experience without a job.

March 18, 2015 | Jeff Wuorio Deseret News | Business


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