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Rosewood Celebrity Tomatoes Available Ahead of Season

After several months of hiatus, Rosewood Greenhouse tomatoes are back.

March 13, 2014 | | Business


Heartland Cancer Center patients benefit from fundraising activities

Not only did a downtown Great Bend business raise money for Heartland Cancer Center (HCC) patients, its fundraising activity gave other entities the opportunity to do the same.

March 10, 2014 | | Business


Steve Wondra receives award

Steve Wondra, Ecowater Sales Manager for Stueder Contractors for 24 years, was named Admiral (reserved for the highest position in the Admirals Club) for being the top salesman in U.S. small markets (cities with population of 100,000 or less) and will be part of the exclusive Fleet Admiral's Club, an elite group of only the top salespeople. Steve learned of his outstanding achievement while attending the Ecowater International Dealer Convention in St. Pete Beach, Fla.

March 09, 2014 | | Business


Jazzercise adds new instructor and Saturday classes

Carrie Feist, a newly certified Jazzercise instructor, has begun offering classes at the Jazzercise Great Bend Fitness Center. Feist earned the right to teach Jazzercise by completing an intense two-day workshop and performing a letter-perfect audition. Becoming a Jazzercise instructor requires dedication and thorough training. After submitting adequate references and putting in long hours of practice, Feist recently participated in a rigorous workshop in Leawood, sponsored by the Franchise Programs and Services Department of Jazzercise Inc. She was required to learn approximately 15 Jazzercise routines for her audition; pass a written exam on basic anatomy, exercise physiology and nutrition; learn ...

March 09, 2014 | | Business


New OPI graphic artist brings talent, expertise to the job

The new graphic artist at Office Products Inc. understands that sometimes customers don't know exactly what they want and may need a little guidance.

March 05, 2014 | | Business


Dr. McCaulley re-elected

Dr. Russ McCaulley of Great Bend has been re-elected to his third two year term on the Heart of America Contact Lens Society Board of Directors at the societies 53rd annual congress held in Kansas City Mo. on Feb. 14-16th. Dr. McCaulley will continue as a Director of Education.

March 05, 2014 | | Business


Statewide Food Drive Campaign aims to raise 100,000 meals for Kansas families

Governor Brownback signed a proclamation declaring March 23 – 29 as Kansas Agriculture Week and Mar. 25, Kansas Agriculture Day. A cornerstone of the agriculture celebration is the Neighbor to Neighbor Food Drive.

March 05, 2014 | | Business


Top teachers attend conference

Nearly 300 of Kansas best educators gathered in Topeka in February for the 2014 KEEN (Kansas Exemplary Educators Network) Conference. This by-invitation only conference was hosted by the Kansas State Department of Education. It is for active KEEN members, their principals and superintendents, and recognized educators. They met to discuss current education issues and classroom practices. The two days were spent celebrating the achievements of Kansas public schools and collaborating on ways to better serve Kansas students.

March 05, 2014 | | Business


Mosaic invites you to discover the possibilities

You may remember the gentleman with disabilities that held the door for you at Ellsworth Steak House or the young woman with disabilities serving you popcorn at the bank. You may remember how happy they seemed, but what you might not know is how they obtained that job or were connected with the volunteer opportunity. Mosaic's mission is to help people with intellectual disabilities discover possibilities in their lives.

March 05, 2014 | | Business


Nex-Tech to Host Tech Edge Conference for I.T. Professionals

Nex-Tech will be hosting a technology conference on June 12 for information technology professionals, called Tech Edge.This one-day conference will be in Hays on the campus of Fort Hays State University inside their Memorial Union.

March 02, 2014 | | Business


Credit Union of America donates books to Roosevelt Elementary

Credit Union of America donated 36 Dr. Seuss books, valued at $395, to Roosevelt Elementary in Hoisington. The presentation was made Friday at the school.

February 28, 2014 | | Business


Zena Jacobs now oversees all clinic administration at St. Rose

Zena Jacobs, R.N., still cares for patients whenever she can but she has taken on another role at St. Rose Ambulatory & Surgery Center.

February 27, 2014 | | Business


Cancer patients, families enjoy new TV in HCC waiting room

The picture was fading out on the big, boxy television in the Heartland Cancer Center (HCC) waiting room and it was time for a change.

February 27, 2014 | | Business


Adams, Brown, Beran & Ball Promotes local accountants

The certified public accounting firm of Adams, Brown, Beran & Ball (ABBB) is proud to announce the promotion of Brett Behrends, CPA, Danielle Hollingshead, CPA and Nicole Zink, CPA.

February 26, 2014 | | Business


KU’s Dr. Jensen spreads Midwest Cancer Alliance message in Great Bend

When the director of The University of Kansas Cancer Center visited Great Bend recently, his high level of commitment to local cancer patients was obvious, said Mark Mingenback, director of business strategy at St. Rose Ambulatory & Surgery Center.

February 20, 2014 | | Business


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‘Telephone Tuesday’ sees increase in calls to businesses

Although Labor Day is considered by many to be one of the laziest days of the year, the day after Labor Day might actually be ...

September 03, 2015 | | Business


How to avoid wasting money on fees

When Americans criticize financial waste, they should point an accusing finger at themselves, starting with money needlessly spent to get at their own cash:

September 03, 2015 | Jeff Wuorio Deseret News | Business


Doonan® Specialized Trailer LLC seeks dealers to join its expanding network

Doonan® Specialized Trailer LLC, a leading manufacturer of platform trailers, including custom flatbeds, drop decks, oilfield trailers, extendibles, RGN lowbeds and double drops, has announced ...

September 02, 2015 | | Business


Smoky Hills Public Television receives 9 KAB awards

The Kansas Association of Broadcasters has recognized nine Smoky Hills Public Television programs and promotions. The 2015 award winners were announced earlier this month.

September 02, 2015 | | Business


A younger generation of farmers gets in the dirt

When she was just in grade school, Nicole Jeanotte took a test to help identify a suitable career. Her ideal job: Agricultural science.

August 31, 2015 | Jeff Wuorio Deseret News | Business


Smoky Hills Public Television’s Family Fun Day combines entertainment with education

Sesame Street's Walkaround Elmo is coming to Hays for Smoky Hills Public Television's Family Fun Day on Sept. 26th.

August 30, 2015 | | Business


Balance 4 Life program to start at Ellinwood District Hospital

Falls are the most common cause of trauma in Kansas. In the United States, there are 183 emergency room visits every hour for fall-related injuries ...

August 30, 2015 | | Business


Jacam Chemical Co. 2013 Assigned Patent

Jacam Chemical Co. 2013, Sterling, has been assigned a patent (9,109,084) developed by four co-inventors for the "synthesis of polyepoxy succinic acid compounds ...

August 30, 2015 | | Business


“Farcing” hits social media users

Social media users are falling victim to a new type of scam with a new name: "farcing." At its simplest, farcing is just another attempt ...

August 30, 2015 | | Business


Saint Francis Community Services opens new state-of-the-art residential treatment facility

Saint Francis Community Services (SFCS) will mark the opening of its new state-of-the art Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facility (PRTF) on Sept. 3, with an open ...

August 30, 2015 | | Business


Federal contract awarded to City Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning of Ellsworth

City Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning Inc., Ellsworth, won a $17,330 federal contract set aside for small business from the U.S. Army Corps of ...

August 30, 2015 | | Business


Dr. Ashworth brings expertise to St. Rose outreach clinic

A cardiothoracic and vascular surgeon is one of the newest members on the team of specialists available to local and area residents. Elizabeth Ashworth, M ...

August 26, 2015 | | Business


Dollar Tree Store back-to-school donation

The Great Bend Dollar Tree Store is the number one store in the state of Kansas involved in Operation Homefront. Customers of the Great Bend ...

August 26, 2015 | | Business


Dr. Nels Lindberg awarded KVMA Veterinarian of the Year

Dr. Nels Lindberg with Animal Medical Center in Great Bend, was recently honored by the Kansas Veterinary Medical Association (KVMA) with their most prestigious award ...

August 26, 2015 | | Business


Great Bend fiber optic network construction in full swing

Construction continues on Nex-Tech's $1.7 million fiber optic expansion project in Great Bend. Earlier this week Nex-Tech placed its new central office at ...

August 26, 2015 | | Business


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