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Kennedy and Coe plans mergers with Matson and Isom

Kennedy and Coe LLC - a national accounting and consulting firm in the food and agriculture industry - announced plans to combine with California CPA firm Matson and Isom. Owners of both firms voted to merge operations on Jan. 1, 2015, pending final approvals.

June 16, 2014 | | Business


Nikki Rainey is new Care Manager for ElderCare

Nikki Rainey has been named Care Manager for ElderCare, Inc. The announcement was made by Robin Fabricius, Chair of the Board of Directors of the local non-profit agency.

June 15, 2014 | | Business


Cornerstone Interiors welcomes a new member to its staff

Interior designer, Isabel Delgadillo, now forms part of Cornerstone's talented staff. Isabel is the daughter of Martin and Florinda Delgadillo of Macksville. She graduated from Fort Hays State University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. Isabel's duties at Cornerstone Interiors include architectural drafting, space-planning, interior design, and drapery consulting.

June 15, 2014 | | Business


Don’t let summer travels become summer travails

If only scammers took summers off. Since they don't, your Better Business Bureau has rounded up some summertime tips to help you and your family avoid some of the seasonal "tourist traps" that scammers hope you'll fall into during this vacation season.

June 11, 2014 | | Business


Waters True Value Coin Contest winners

June 08, 2014 | | Business


Kansas Doors welcomes new Sales Manager

Kansas Doors, Inc. is pleased to welcome Justin Mawhirter as their new Sales Manager. The locally-owned company has storefronts in Great Bend and Dodge City, with their main office at 5223 10th Street in Great Bend.

June 08, 2014 | | Business


Union Pacific Foundation awards grant to Saint Francis Community Services for foster family recruitm

The Union Pacific Foundation has awarded a $10,000 grant to Saint Francis Community Services (SFCS) to help support the recruitment of foster and adoptive homes throughout the 75 Kansas counties SFCS serves.

June 08, 2014 | | Business


Miller Milling Plant Manager elected IAOM President

Damon Sidles, plant manager at Miller Milling Company, in Fresno, Calif., became the 110th president of the International Association of Operative Millers (IAOM) at the Association's 118th annual conference and expo on May 22, in Omaha, Neb. After reflecting on the significant changes in the milling industry in recent months and his excitement about the resulting potential for the industry, Sidles announced the theme for his presidency: "Building and Sustaining our Organization."

June 08, 2014 | | Business


Barton business students participate in Ice House Entrepreneurship Program

"Inspire, Inform and Involve." That is the mantra for the "Kansas Ice House Entrepreneurship Program," which is designed to give business-minded individuals the tools to become more efficient and successful in business ventures or their careers. Four Barton business students were given the opportunity to immerse themselves in this eight-week intensive to strengthen and hone their entrepreneurial minds. The Great Bend and Hoisington Chambers of Commerce and Economic Development paid the entry fee for each student. Both Chambers created a partnership with NetWork Kansas and the Kaufman Foundation to bring the program to Great Bend and Hoisington.

June 03, 2014 | | Business


Local agent visits Federal Lawmakers

Rhonda Knudson joined hundreds of other professional insurance agents, advisors, brokers, consultants and employee benefit specialists from across the country in Washington, D.C., May 20-21 to meet with U.S. Senate and U.S. House members and staff as part of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors' Congressional Conference.

June 01, 2014 | | Business


Central National Bank announces new Lending Services Office for Great Bend

Central National Bank announces Chad Steffan as the President and Commercial/Ag Lender for the new Great Bend Lending Services Office commencing operations this month. He joins Central National Bank with nearly 20 years of banking experience and has been in commercial and agricultural lending since the late 1990s. Steffan has a passion for promoting and assisting local businesses and agricultural producers.

June 01, 2014 | | Business


Southwind Drilling promotions

Southwind Drilling, Inc. of Ellinwood has promoted Jill Wahlmeier to Vice President/Operations. Jill oversees daily drilling information and statistics, contracts, and assists with marketing. Todd Morgenstern, President/CEO commented, "Jill's organizational skills and forward thinking have allowed us to become much more efficient in our operations. She is very professional and has become a valued member of our management team and is very deserving of this promotion." Jill holds a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree from Fort Hays State University.

May 28, 2014 | | Business


Nicholson installed as KFDA President-elect

Bill Nicholson of Hoisington was recently installed as President-elect of the Kansas Funeral Directors Association at the KFDA Convention held May 5-7, at the Wichita Marriott.

May 25, 2014 | | Business


Walmart celebrates more than 40,000 veterans hires; more than 650 in Kansas

TOPEKA – During the first year of Walmart's Veterans Welcome Home Commitment it hired more than 42,000 veterans; of those, more than 650 were hired in Kansas. The commitment, launched last Memorial Day, guarantees a job offer to any honorably discharged veteran within his or her first 12 months off active duty. Walmart projects it will hire more than 100,000 veterans in five years.

May 23, 2014 | | Business


ILS to purchase Mid-America Feeders

Innovative Livestock Services Inc. (ILS) announced Wednesday that a contract has been signed to purchase the assets and properties of Mid-America Feeders LLC, located northwest of Great Bend. With this acquisition ILS will acquire 100 percent control of this feed yard.

May 23, 2014 | | Business


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Youth receive personal, educational benefits as St. Rose volunteers

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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


Why you could be an impulse shopper and how to control it

If you’ve ever left a store wondering how on earth a quick, one-item errand turned into a bona fide spending spree, you’ve got ...

May 18, 2016 | Jeff Wuorio Deseret News | Business


Want to cut your health care bill? Speak up and negotiate with your providers

When it comes to the rising cost of medical care, Dr. Linda Girgis is quick to identify one of the most problematic symptoms: Patients who ...

May 18, 2016 | Jeff Wuorio Deseret News | Business


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