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Office Products Inc. celebrates its 55-year history in central Kansas

There have been some twists and turns since Melvin Vink started what would become a fixture in central Kansas 55 years ago. But each of those paths has led to Office Products Inc.'s continued growth with a strong emphasis on customer service, the current owners said.

April 09, 2014 | | Business


Children’s Horse Therapy Enters Spring Session at Rosewood Ranch

Six-year old Landon Titsworth smiles from ear to ear as he rides atop his horse, Daisy Duke. It's a crisp Friday morning and the spring session of equine therapy has begun at Rosewood Ranch for children with developmental disabilities.

April 09, 2014 | | Business


KDHE announces solid waste grant recipients

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) Bureau of Waste Management (BWM) has selected the recipients of the Green Schools grants and the waste tire recycling grants for 2014. These annual solid waste grants are awarded to municipalities and school districts across the state. This year, the grants totaled more than $575,000.

April 06, 2014 | | Business


Spring Expo winners

April 06, 2014 | | Business


Randy Parsons named to Coldwell Banker® International Sterling Society

Randy Parsons, sales associate with Coldwell Banker Sell Real Estate, has been honored as a member of the company's 2013 International Sterling Society. This distinguished membership is awarded to the Top 16 percent of the approximately 82,000 sales associates worldwide in the Coldwell Banker® system.

April 06, 2014 | | Business


EDC competition team takes home honors

For four years, dance instructor Lindsay Feil, owner of Euphoria Dance Center in Great Bend, has seen continuous growth, both in the size and ability, of the EDC competition dance team. Last weekend, March 29 and 30, the team entered a record number of events at the V.I.P. Dance competition at Maize High School. Categories included solos, duos and trios, small group, large group, and line in contemporary, jazz, lyrical, tap, hip hop and musical theater styles.

April 06, 2014 | Veronica Coons | Business


Schneweis brings high level of education to St. Rose Rehab Services

When a patient indicates that physical therapy may not be necessary, Alesia Schneweis takes the opportunity to explain that a little therapy today means a much healthier tomorrow.

April 04, 2014 | | Business


​American AgCredit announces earnings, dividends

SANTA ROSA, Calif. – American AgCredit, a farmer-owned financial cooperative, on Friday announced annual net income of $111 million for the 2013 calendar year along with a cash dividend distribution of $37 million to its shareholders. This compares to net income of $107 million in 2012.

April 04, 2014 | | Business


Renaissance Financial advisor awarded

The Renaissance Financial advisors enthusiasm for their career and master of their trade is apparent as they have been awarded for their tremendous work in 2013.

April 02, 2014 | | Business


SeaPort Airlines completes cutover to Amadeus Altéa technology platform

Next-generation technology is now providing the power behind SeaPort Airlines, the Portland, Oregon-based regional airline which recently completed its successful migration to the Amadeus Altéa portfolio of airline IT solutions. The company's first flight using the new system was operated between Memphis and Jackson, Tenn., on Sunday, March 23rd.

April 02, 2014 | | Business


VIP Student Ambassadors named at FHSU

Fort Hays State University selected 25 students to serve as VIP Student Ambassadors for the 2014-2015 academic year.

March 30, 2014 | | Business


KDOT Secretary Mike King announces Freight Advisory Committee

uring the Kansas Transportation Summit last fall in Emporia, participants said that to better serve the economy, the Kansas Department of Transportation needed a better understanding of the demands of expanding freight within the state. The department committed at that time to form an in-depth exploratory committee to ensure that multimodal freight needs are addressed in the planning, investment and operation of the Kansas transportation system.

March 30, 2014 | | Business


Young Professionals award over $1,600 in Grants to Local Charities

In late January, members of the Barton County Young Professionals group partnered with the Great Bend Rotary Club to collect donations for area charities in front of the Walmart Supercenter. Despite the cloud cover and windy conditions, the two groups managed to collect a bus full of non-perishable food and supplies for five non-profit organizations in Barton County.

March 26, 2014 | | Business


River Bend Assisted Living by Americare received national honors

River Bend Assisted Living has been selected as the 2013 National Research Corporation Excellence in Action award winner. This award recognizes long term care and senior living organizations that achieve high levels of excellence. The ranking is determined by having overall customer or workforce satisfaction levels that fall within the top 10% of qualifying organizations, in terms of percentage of respondents rating the provider as "excellent." This is especially significant because the satisfaction database through My InnerView by National Research Corporation is the largest in the U.S", with over 6,000 facilities across the nation participating, and only four ...

March 23, 2014 | | Business


Joint Commission awards accreditation to Saint Francis Community Services

Saint Francis Community Services has again earned The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval® for accreditation by demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission's national standards for health care quality and safety in behavioral health care. The Joint Commission has accredited Saint Francis since 1974 and reviews the faith-based non-profit every three years to maintain accreditation.

March 23, 2014 | | Business


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Extended warranties: Worth the money?

An old adage holds that the multi-million dollar casinos in Las Vegas weren’t built on the profits of winning gamblers.

July 31, 2015 | Jeff Wuorio Deseret News | Business


10 most dangerous jobs in America

When it comes to choosing a career, there are plenty of things to consider. Location, pay and work-life balance are often thought to be the ...

July 30, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


10 most dangerous jobs in America

When it comes to choosing a career, there are plenty of things to consider. Location, pay and work-life balance are often thought to be the ...

July 30, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


Why can't Americans save, and what they can do about it

Americans are among the best at many things — but saving money isn’t one of them.

July 30, 2015 | Jeff Wuorio Deseret News | Business


KU-based physician spending more time caring for St. Rose patients

Delete A Great Bend Internists (GBI) physician has been devoting one week a month to his patients for several years but recently doubled his commitment ...

July 29, 2015 | | Business




Why can't Americans save, and what they can do about it

Americans are among the best at many things — but saving money isn’t one of them.

July 28, 2015 | Jeff Wuorio Deseret News | Business


7 things every employee wants in a boss

Some of us are dreading the next “Boss Appreciation Day.” If you haven’t been feeling the love from your team lately, here is your ...

July 28, 2015 | Steve Palmer KSL | Business


Why can't Americans save, and what they can do about it

Americans are among the best at many things — but saving money isn’t one of them.

July 28, 2015 | Jeff Wuorio Deseret News | Business


Social media can be bad for relationships, poll shows

For many Americans, social media has plenty of benefits, but the freewheeling nature of the Net provides plenty of potential for social blunders.

July 28, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


Parents want strict vaccination laws for their kids

In the aftermath of the headline grabbing measles outbreak that rocked portions of the western U.S. earlier this year, there has been a renewed ...

July 28, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


This class just made their teacher cry, but for a good reason

Students at Staten Island’s Public School 22 decided it was time to honor one of their “unsung” heroes.

July 27, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


For women who want a home birth, wealth matters

Every parent faces myriad choices during their time caring for a child. What’s the best preschool? How late should I let them stay out ...

July 27, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


10 most dangerous jobs in America

When it comes to choosing a career, there are plenty of things to consider. Location, pay and work-life balance are often thought to be the ...

July 27, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


Why can't Americans save, and what they can do about it

Americans are among the best at many things — but saving money isn’t one of them.

July 27, 2015 | Jeff Wuorio Deseret News | Business


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