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Why housing costs are out of reach for millions of Americans

When it comes to the modern American economy, location is everything. As recent studies have shown, your zip code makes a huge difference when it comes to upward mobility and career opportunities.

May 23, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


Tipping is more than just a kind gesture, it's window into cultural attitudes about money

You can tell a lot about a person based on how he or she tips, at least according to author and researcher Kabir Sehghal.

May 22, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


New operating manager at Club 1 Fitness continues family legacy

Club 1 Fitness announced this week the installation of a new Operations Manager, Chris Berger.

May 22, 2015 | | Business


Is the 40-hour workweek falling out of fashion?

In 1938, Congress passed the Fair Labor Standards Act as part of then president Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal. As a result, the 40-hour workweek (based on the eight-hour workday) became fully integrated, and legislated, as part of American corporate culture.

May 22, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


What Americans get wrong about miscarriages

Despite the fact that 15 to 20 percent of clinically recognized pregnancies end in miscarriage, Americans remain largely in the dark as to why and how often they happen, according to a new study by The American College of Obstetrician and Gynecologists.

May 19, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


Yoga at work might help you control stress

If you’re like the majority of American workers, you’ve most likely felt stressed at work within the past week.

May 18, 2015 | Tyler Stahle Deseret News | Business


What does a Dutch cereal farm have to teach us about overpopulation?

Concerns about overpopulation have been a mainstay in poverty eradication discussions for decades. But according to the Brookings Institution, the problem isn't only overhyped, it's also missing the bigger issue.

May 18, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


How The Great Recession affected your emotional health

The Great Recession has shaped up to be one of the defining factors of the millennial generation.

May 18, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


McDonald's unhealthy image and why it can't shake it

With a wink to its core customer, the 18-25-year-old, non-discerning white male, McDonald’s released an ad in January mocking heath nuts.

May 18, 2015 | Deborah Sutton Deseret News | Business


Stephen Colbert just made a lot of teachers in South Carolina very happy

Former late-night cable news satirist — and heir to David Letterman's throne at CBS' "Late Night" — Stephen Colbert has made headlines for his announcement Thursday that he has organized the funds to cover every public school grant request currently listed on DonorsChoose.org in his home state of South Carolina.

May 18, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


Sunflower Bank Pay for A’s 2015 Great Bend winners

On April 1, winners of the Great Bend Sunflower Bank branch Pay for A's were drawn. The winners were paid $10 for every A made and a matching contribution was made to the school's they attend. Winners were: Isaac Avila, 5th grade, Eisenhower School; Peyden Oelger, 2nd grade, Holy Family School; Savanna Richmeier, 1st grade, Holy Family School; Kylee Mohr, 3rd grade, Park Elementary; Josephine Blevins 1st grade, Riley Elementary.

May 17, 2015 | | Business


Danceography welcomes Unruh

Danceography welcomes Great Bend native MacKenzie Unruh to the studio for the summer. She will be teaching Total Body Toning, Butz & Gutz, Killer Kore classes as well as hosting two Body Boot Camps. MacKenzie is group fitness certified with AFAA, First Aid and CPR certified as well. Classes will be held from May-July. Call the studio at 620-617-1933 to register for Tuesday/Thursday morning classes and to enroll in the Body Boot Camps. For more information visit www.danceographygb.com

May 17, 2015 | | Business


Coldwell Banker is #1 real estate franchise

Coldwell Banker has been recognized as the top franchise by REAL Trends 500. The REAL Trends 500 is an annual research report which identifies the country's largest and most successful real estate brokerage firms as ranked by closed transactions and separately by closed sales volume. This report represents the most trusted standard of measuring the performance of the nation's leading real estate brokerage firms.

May 17, 2015 | | Business


​Sunflower Electric Power Corp. hires new technician

Sunflower Electric Power Corporation announced that Kevin Brabb has joined the company as a Telecommunications Technician in Great Bend. He joined the company on May 11. Brabb will install, test, inspect, calibrate and repair electronic equipment. He will also diagnose telecommunications problems and interpret manufacturer's drawings and instructions, and will perform corrective and preventive maintenance as required.

May 16, 2015 | | Business


Sixth-grade girl writes stirring poem that encourages children to never give up on their dreams

One of the most talked about moments from the Women in the World Summit 2015, an annual event that aims to explore "the struggles and triumphs of women and girls around the globe" that was held in New York City from April 22 to April 24, was a stirring poem from a sixth-grader.

May 16, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


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Pest control experts attend conference

March 28, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


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


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