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BBB advice for consumers concerning data breaches

News of another huge data breach last week was most unwelcome. Home Depot notified the public of the breach, which may end up being even larger than the Target incident back in December. The eventual cost to Home Depot has been predicted to be hundreds of millions. The cost to consumers cannot be measured in mere dollars. Of course the monetary effect may end up being significant but there is also the price of the consumer's loss of confidence in our digital credit card system.

September 12, 2014 | | Business


Rosewood Horse Program Brings Second World Championship Back to Kansas

Nine Rosewood Ranch horse riders competed in the National Snaffle Bit Association World Championship Show Aug. 14-15 at Ford Truck Arena in Tulsa, Okla. For the second time in three years, Rosewood Ranch brought home a World Championship Trophy from that event to central Kansas.

September 12, 2014 | | Business


Sunrise Campaign kicks off; benefits infants, toddlers and adults

When the topic is "personal independence," children are not usually the first people that come to mind.

September 12, 2014 | | Business


Ribbon cut on K-23 project north of Hoxie

A project that improved 19 miles of K-23 north of Hoxie will be open to traffic within the next two weeks.

September 10, 2014 | | Business


CUNA Mutual grant recipients

Employees from CUNA Mutual Retirement Solutions in Great Bend presented checks to the grant recipients of the Barton County Quality of Life Endowment. After submitting a letter of inquiry and presenting the needs for their funding requests, awards were given to: St. Rose Foundation for their Drive Thru Flu Shot Clinic; Clara Barton Hospital Foundation for their Therapy Services and Laundry Addition; Great Bend Public Library Teen Spot Furniture; and Golden Belt Community Foundation for enhancements to the downtown area.

September 07, 2014 | | Business


Great Bend native and President and General Manager of Sunflower Broadcasting receives honor

Great Bend native and President and General Manager of Sunflower Broadcasting, Inc., Joan Barrett, was named one of Wichita's Top Women in Business for 2014. Barrett was among only 20 women who received the honor Aug. 26, at a special presentation hosted by the Wichita Business Journal.

September 07, 2014 | | Business


Walmart Foundation Seeking Kansas nonprofits for giving program

The Walmart Foundation State Giving Council Program will open the application period for its fourth cycle of giving on Sept. 7. Kansas nonprofit organizations can apply for funding to support programs within the scope of the "Focused Giving" areas that include hunger relief, healthy eating or career opportunity. Grant requests for programs that would fall under "Community Engagement Giving," i.e. education, health care access and other human services programs will also be accepted during this cycle. In order to be considered for grant funding this cycle, applications must be received by 11:59 p.m. Central time on Sept ...

September 05, 2014 | | Business


New Rubber Division Manager

T&C MFG & Operating, Inc. announces that Clinton Pangburn has joined the T&C team as the new Rubber Division Manager. Clint previously worked for ODFL as a supervisor responsible for all freight leaving the Great Bend warehouse.

September 03, 2014 | | Business


Commissioner’s Corner-September 2014 By Sandy Praeger Earthquake insurance coverage can be an optio

The recent spate of measurable earthquakes in Oklahoma, California, and even in Kansas have prompted some consumers and the media to wonder about earthquake insurance options.

September 03, 2014 | Sandy Praeger | Business


KHA Leadership Institute graduates 32

The KHA Leadership Institute graduated its 13th class of 32 students on Aug. 22 at the Critical Issues Summit in Wichita. Students, including John Moshier from Clara Barton Hospital in Hoisington, Donita from St. Rose Ambulatory & Surgery Center in Great Bend, were nominated by their hospital's CEO to be part of this select group. They represent the future leaders of Kansas hospitals.

September 03, 2014 | | Business


Roger Long, Rosen’s Inc., receives agribusiness honor

The Kansas Agribusiness Retailers Association (KARA) bestowed its highest honor, the Distinguished Service Award, to Roger Long of Rosen's Inc. in Great Bend. The award presentation took place during the organization's annual meeting on Aug. 19 at the Hilton Garden Inn in Manhattan.

August 31, 2014 | | Business


Simpson Farm Enterprises honored for outstanding Apache Sprayer sales

Simpson Farm Enterprises Inc., an agricultural sprayer dealer and products business with four locations in Kansas, was recognized for its outstanding sales performance in 2013 as an Apache Sprayer Dealer by Equipment Technologies, the manufacturer of Apache-brand sprayers.

August 31, 2014 | | Business


KAKE News wins Emmy

KAKE TV was recently awarded a regional Emmy for outstanding newscast by the Heartland Chapter of the National Television Academy Awards. KAKE's "Good Morning Kansas" program was honored with the award for Best Morning Newscast – Medium Market. "Good Morning Kansas" is anchored by Jemelle Holopirek and meteorologist Frank Waugh, produced by Melisha Regier and directed by Russ Sturm. KAKE was the only Wichita television station to receive an Emmy award in this year's competition.

August 31, 2014 | | Business


Calcara becomes shareholder partner

Watkins Calcara, Chartered, a law firm in Great Bend, announces Taylor Calcara has become a shareholder "partner" in the firm.

August 31, 2014 | | Business


Friedel to head strategic planning for American State Bancshares

Kenneth Friedel, Wichita, has been named the new Senior Vice-President & Director of Corporate Strategies for American State Bancshares, Inc. The position involves strategic planning, succession planning, mergers and acquisitions, process improvements and special projects.

August 27, 2014 | | Business


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6 reasons you may be getting disqualified from jobs when applying

Are you getting disqualified from jobs when applying but you don’t know why? I’m here to try to help you understand why you ...

May 30, 2016 | Matt Roberge Deseret News | Business


Joshua Lewis named to MDRT

Joshua Lewis, a St. John native and a Financial Advisor with Renaissance Financial, has been named to the prestigious MDRT (1) (Million Dollar Round Table ...

May 28, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


Youth receive personal, educational benefits as St. Rose volunteers

While retirees continue to be the backbone of the volunteer crew at St. Rose Health Center, they could use a little help from younger people ...

May 26, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | Business


How to manage the home stretch to retirement

Many Americans are woefully unprepared financially to retire.

May 25, 2016 | Jeff Wuorio Deseret News | Business


If Hillary becomes president will she turn the economy over to her husband, or strike her own path?

The problem with Hillary Clinton, the pundits say, is that she lacks a clear economic message.

May 25, 2016 | Jesse Hyde Deseret News | Business


Team changes at Sunflower Bank in Great Bend and Ellinwood

Sunflower Bank has promoted Becca Maxwell to Assistant Vice President, Retail Service Manager II and hired Steven Swigart as Retail Service Manager I. "Recognizing and ...

May 24, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


Nex-Tech Wireless expands to Pratt

Nex-Tech Wireless announces the expansion of their service area and addition of a retail store in Pratt. The new Pratt retail store is located at ...

May 24, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


Can Donald Trump fix the U.S. economy? Or would he make things worse?

From the outset, Donald Trump has positioned himself as the brash outsider, the only person running for president who actually understands how the economy works ...

May 22, 2016 | Jesse Hyde Deseret News | Business


Brenda West Hagerman to join Larned law firm

LARNED - The law firm of Smith & Burnett LLC announced that Brenda West Hagerman will join the firm in late May.

May 21, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


Sunflower Electric adds Relay Technician Apprentice

Sunflower Electric Power Corporation announced that Brandon Wagner has joined the company as a Relay Technician Apprentice in Great Bend. He joined the company on ...

May 21, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


HaysMed hosting Trauma Care After Resuscitation for health professionals

HaysMed will host Trauma Care After Resuscitation on June 29 and 30. The program will be held at the Hadley Rooms with registration beginning at ...

May 21, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


Seniors continuously in the crosshairs of scammers

Telemarketing scams, "anti-aging" product scams, prescription drug scams, health insurance scams – the ways that fraudsters target the elderly are numerous and growing by the day ...

May 21, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


Bieberle joins The 10th Street Eyecare Center

May 21, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


Connell new financial advisor

Anna Connell of Larned, has joined Shirley Flick, Certified Financial Planner®, Professional of Great Bend, as a new financial advisor.

May 21, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


John Jaco Insurance & Financial Services celebrates 50th anniversary

The John Jaco Insurance & Financial Services will mark its 50th anniversary on Saturday, June 4.

May 21, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


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