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Facebook billionaire donates $5 million to help undocumented immigrants pay for college

Billionaire Mark Zuckerberg announced Wednesday that he and his wife, Priscilla Chan, had donated $5 million to a scholarship fund for undocumented immigrants.

June 21, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


Local leaders complete 2015 Leadership Workshop

25 participants left the 2015 Leadership Workshop with inspiration and knowledge on what it takes to be an active volunteer and successful business person. The Barton County Young Professionals Leadership Team organized the "Paving the Path to Success" event on Wednesday, June 17 at the Great Bend Chamber of Commerce.

June 21, 2015 | | Business


What students should really look for in a college education

As tuition increases, more and more economists and public figures are calling for a more pragmatic approach to what it should mean to get a college degree. The president of the Association of American Universities, Hunter Rawlings, disagrees.

June 17, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


7 ways a small business can save on its taxes

One of the advantages to owning a small business is that you have additional tax deductions that are set up with business owners in mind. It’s hard to know which tax deductions are applicable to your individual situation, which is why you should work with an experienced tax accountant to maximize your write-offs.

June 17, 2015 | Troy Martin Deseret News | Business


Metro Real Estate group

Nicole Kennedy, a broker with Dave Neal & Associates, has bought the agency from Neal and is renaming it Metro Real Estate Group.

June 17, 2015 | | Business


Is this the greatest high school graduation ever? Maybe

Ever heard of Kahuku High School in Hawaii? If not, now you'll probably never forget it.

June 16, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


Everyone is still struggling to know what to make of 'trigger warnings'

After discussing his "mild racism" during his opening monologue for Saturday Night on May 16, stand-up comedian Louis C.K. ruffled some feathers by joking about knowing a "neighborhood child molester" in his youth.

June 15, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


Are family-oriented work policies bad for business?

The rise of mandatory paid leave for both men and women who have children has been meteoric, according to The New Republic's Lauren Sandler.

June 15, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


Is your potential employee confident or arrogant?

There's a fine line between confidence and arrogance, and unfortunately in business, it can be the make-or-break quality of a successful leader. Arrogant leaders are prone to being disagreeable and aggressive; they tend to push down their employees, drain away motivation and loyalty and paralyze productivity. Erika Napoletano, in a recent Entrepreneur.com article, calls arrogance “the idiot cousin of the confident businessperson.” Motivational sales trainer Patrick Henry Hansen, who has advised my company on a number of issues over the years, puts it this way: Confidence is always attractive, and arrogance is always repulsive.

June 14, 2015 | Taylor Cotterell Deseret News | Business


'Jurassic World' and the maternal instinct

At the outset of the early 1990s, long before 3-D made an aggressive comeback and computer-generated imagery was still a rare novelty, Steven Spielberg released a film about dinosaurs that quickly became nothing short of a cultural phenomenon.

June 14, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


Humble Beginnings

The Argonne Rebels Drum and Bugle Corps Reunion Weekend July 11 – July 14

June 14, 2015 | | Business


BBB advice on navigating through the timeshare jungle

Ever since the timeshare phenomenon began in this country, back in the early 70s, the industry has been plagued with accounts of dissatisfied customers, on both the buying and selling sides of the equation. Dubious marketing tactics like pushy, gimmicky sales pitches have contributed to the problem. Add outright fraud to the mix and you have plenty of incentive for consumers to take a dim view of timeshare vacations.

June 14, 2015 | | Business


Three area students earn scholarships from Sunflower Bank

Sunflower Bank has awarded three scholarships to local students that participated in the bank's Community Ambassadors Program. Rachel Doll from Ellinwood High School earned a $1,500 scholarship. Catherine Barrington and Kacee Kasselman from Great Bend High School each earned a $500 scholarship.

June 14, 2015 | | Business


Central Kansas Dream Center now enrolled in Thrivent Choice program

The Central Kansas Dream Center is now able to receive grant funding from Thrivent Financial through the Thrivent Choice® program.

June 14, 2015 | | Business


America's most famous college dropout thinks you should go to college

Bill Gates, who is still the richest man in the world according to Forbes, is a big fan of college.

June 12, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


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Nex-Tech Wireless establishes endowment with HaysMed Foundation

The HaysMed Foundation has announced a new endowed fund established with a $25,000 gift from Nex-Tech Wireless. As a permanent endowed fund, the gift ...

February 21, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


Know your policies, limits on earthquake insurance

Although Kansas earthquake activity hasn't registered too many headlines recently, earthquakes are still being recorded each week, especially in southcentral portions of the state.

February 18, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


Glenna Achatz named to Coldwell Banker® International President’s Elite

Glenna Achatz, Broker with Coldwell Banker Sell Real Estate, has qualified to join the company's International President's Elite. This prestigious membership is awarded ...

February 18, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


Hutchinson Clinic Dr. Swaroop publishes book

Dr. Prabhakar Swaroop, gastroenterologist a the Hutchinson Clinic is a recently published author. Dr. Swaroop is a leading expert on Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Crohn's ...

February 18, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


Great Bend boy reaps benefits of Sunflower’s early education

Colton Taylor was 18 months old when he was demonstrating a few developmental problems. It is also when his family called on Sunflower's Early ...

February 18, 2017 | Special to the Tribune | Business


Battle of the Bulge weight loss competition returns to Club 1 Fitness

Back by popular demand, the Club 1 Fitness "Battle of the Bulge" weight loss competition is returning Feb. 20 and will run through March 31 ...

February 18, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


Adams, Brown, Beran & Ball announces promotion

The certified public accounting firm of Adams, Brown, Beran & Ball, Chartered announces Angela Lange has been promoted to Staff Accountant.

February 11, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


The Ty Buchanan Agency, with American Family Insurance, has expanded from Lyons to Great Bend

Ty Buchanan, a senior insurance agent in Lyons, has been an American Family agent for 5 years and specializes in multiple lines of insurance such ...

February 11, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


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