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Can free college really be done in America?

Bernie Sanders, the self-proclaimed socialist senator from Vermont (or, more appropriately, the democratic socialist from Vermont), doesn't seem to mind that very few pundits believe he has a shot at the presidency, despite the fact that he's one of only two declared candidates for the Democratic ticket in 2016.

June 09, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


Harvard is the richest college in America, and it was just promised $400 million more

Hedge fund manager John A. Paulson is donating $400 million to Harvard University's School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, according the Wall Street Journal, and there are those who think that may not have been the best use of a couple hundred million dollars.

June 07, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


Not everyone's thrilled about breast-feeding mania

Australian fashion model Nicole Trunfio caused a stir late last month when she appeared on the cover of Elle Australia breast-feeding her son, Zion.

June 07, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


Local woman competes in fitness show

Barb Gilmore Thorn of Great Bend competed in the 2015 NPC Midway USA Championship on May 16, in Wichita. She placed first in novice and second in masters classes.

June 07, 2015 | | Business


Dan Quilin joins Advanced Therapy

Dan Quilin, PT, DPT has recently joined Advanced Therapy & Sports Medicine's Physical Therapy Team. Dan is originally from Olathe. He attended Olathe South High School. He received a Bachelor's Degree in Athletic Training from Emporia State University, where he spent a lot of time with the football and men's basketball teams. During his undergraduate years he was a member of the Emporia State Hornets Track and Field team.

June 07, 2015 | | Business


C&V Home Improvement sponsors Lead Safe Certification Training for contractors and landlords

In 2010, Kansas enacted legislation requiring contractors and landlords to follow Lead Safe Work Practices (LSWP) when remodeling homes and certain commercial entities built prior to 1978. Contractors and landlords must assume lead is present in paint and stains for all pre-78 homes. Contractors are required to complete certification and to conduct their work in compliance with the LSWP. One struggle facing certification for contactors is the lack of local certification classes. The closest available training is in the Wichita area. "We are sponsoring this class so that all contractors and landlords can have convenient access to certification and recertification ...

June 07, 2015 | | Business


Kathleen Rippel retires from CKLS

Kathleen Rippel is retiring Aug. 1, after 17 years of service with the Central Kansas Library System. Rippel served as a Reference and Rural Services Consultant, Interlibrary Loan and Technical Services Consultant and worked with libraries and library patrons in 17 counties across central Kansas. Throughout her career with the Central Kansas Library System, Kathy Rippel staunchly supported resource sharing and shared her vision that all Kansans were entitled to equal access of information and library materials, no matter where they lived. Kathy served as the original cataloger for CKLS, cataloging library materials to include cake pans. Rippel is an ...

June 07, 2015 | | Business


Americans are growing more accepting of taboo behaviors — except for one

Americans are now more accepting of socially liberal attitudes than ever before, but there's one area where public opinion remains mostly unchanged: marital infidelity.

June 05, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


The best states in America for balancing work and family

In a recent survey of millennial-aged workers, 88 percent responded that "work-life integration" (which is slightly different from work-life balance) was one of the most valued attributes of a job.

June 05, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


The income gap for smokers

Just over 17 percent of all American adults smoke tobacco products, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

June 05, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


​Gilsdorf joins Sunflower Electric

Sunflower Electric Power Corporation announced that Derek Gilsdorf has joined the company as a line technician apprentice in Concordia.

June 05, 2015 | | Business


Nicholson installed as KFDA President

Bill Nicholson of Hoisington was recently installed as President of the Kansas Funeral Directors Association at the KFDA Convention held May 11-13, at the Capitol Plaza Hotel in Topeka.

June 03, 2015 | | Business


Danceography celebrates grand opening with ribbon cutting

Laura Klima has been dancing since she was a little girl. But recently, she learned the fulfillment that comes from sharing her passion with others. Klima opened Danceography in time for fall enrollment in 2014, and has seen tremendous growth since then. "I've been dancing since I was 2 years old and could never get enough of it. It's my number one passion in life," Klima says. "After teaching dance to young girls for a few weeks for the Hoisington Recreation Commission, I quickly realized this was something I wanted to do full time."

June 03, 2015 | | Business


Adams, Brown, Beran & Ball, Chtd. announces merger

Adams, Brown, Beran & Ball, Chartered (ABBB) announces their upcoming merger with the local accounting firm of Sanborn & Daughters, Ltd., effective July 1.

June 03, 2015 | | Business


The robot takeover is not all that bad

Robots may be well on their way to taking over the economy (depending on who you talk to, that could be considered a good thing) but according to Henry Evans, the rapidly advancing technology that’s paved the way for a robotics takeover is getting a bad rap.

June 02, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


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Lancaster completes St. Rose rehab, continues exercising at gym

Mike Penn, R.N., said it was "obvious from day one" that Larry Lancaster didn't want to be there.

March 27, 2017 | Special to the Tribune | Business


Spring health event at Spine Clinic

A Spring Health Event will be held this Tuesday through Friday, March 28-31, at the Spine Clinic, 925 Patton Road. There will be programs each ...

March 27, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


Country Living expansion started

LARNED - Country Living of Larned has begun construction on a new building for a 12-bed licensed residence on the property that currently houses its two ...

March 27, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


Spring Expo Winners

March 25, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


Club 1 Fitness celebrates 43rd anniversary this month

In 1974, Martin Casey had a vision for the Great Bend area. He wanted to provide a healthy lifestyle for the whole family under one ...

March 25, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


Advanced Therapy & Sports Medicine moves

Advanced Therapy & Sports Medicine started in 1984 in Great Bend. It has grown from a one-man clinic to three active clinics. Great Bend is the ...

March 25, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


Baxter named to Coldwell Banker International Sterling Society

Amanda Baxter, sales associate with Coldwell Banker Sell Real Estate, has been honored as a member of the company's International Sterling Society. This membership ...

March 25, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


Holy Family School partners with local businesses on water fountains

Holy Family School in Great Bend was faced with a unique problem. The Catholic school's students were being asked to refill their water bottles ...

March 25, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


Video: Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos tests major robot suit, becomes Tony Stark

Jeff Bezos temporarily became Tony Stark this past weekend.

March 24, 2017 | Herb Scribner DeseretNews.com Web Team | Business


St. Rose offers service to heart-failure patients, caregivers

St. Rose Health Center has scheduled its next "Helping Hands for Healthy Hearts" meetings for those who have been diagnosed with heart failure.

March 18, 2017 | Special to the Tribune | Business


Watkins Calcara, Chtd. new associate

Watkins Calcara, Chtd., a Great Bend law firm, announces the recent employment of Travis Ternes as an associate of the firm. Watkins Calcara Chtd. is ...

March 18, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


Rhonda Knudson Insurance earns top honor for customer service

Rhonda Knudson, an American Family Insurance agent and her agency team in Great Bend, have been recognized for providing an outstanding customer experience under the ...

March 18, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


Alefs honored by Coldwell Banker

Kenny Alefs, sales associate with Coldwell Banker Sell Real Estate, has been honored as a member of the company's International Sterling Society. This distinguished ...

March 18, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


Ternes joins Watkins Calcara

Watkins Calcara Chtd., a Great Bend law firm, announces the recent employment of Travis Ternes as an associate of the firm.

March 18, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


Habitat for Humanity and C&V employees join forces for good

Two C&V Kansas Doors hometown pros, Jarad Allen and Jack Willenberg, joined forces with Habitat for Humanity of Ellis County to restore a home ...

March 18, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


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