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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


There's a new app that wants to help you learn a foreign language while you waste your time

The rise of online messaging apps, such as Facebook Messenger, Google Chat and WhatsApp, has created a new type of downtime. Between messages, users wait patiently for responses, and according to MIT's Carrie Cai, that is time ill spent. Those moments between messages are prime intellectual real estate, according to Cai, and should be treated as such.

June 01, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


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Sunflower Bank delivers checks to CKCA and Holy Family Schools

Sunflower Bank raised $102,363 for schools and students this year in Kansas, Colorado, and Missouri, bringing its 16 year total to over $1,139 ...

May 23, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


Rusty Newton named marketing manager for Stueder Contractors

Terry Stueder, president of Stueder Contractors Inc., announces the hiring of Rustyn "Rusty" Newton as their new marketing manager.

May 20, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


Wright Place celebrating 1st anniversary

Susan Wright and her son Jim Hopkins are celebrating the 1st year anniversary of their business, The Wright Place, at 1913 Lakin Ave. The little ...

May 20, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


Eric Schoendaler graduates from Advanced Ag Lending School

Eric Schoendaler recently completed the 2017 Advanced Agricultural Lending School. This three day school was held May 9-11, in Manhattan. The Advanced Agricultural Lending School ...

May 20, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


Storm precautions, preparations encouraged

TOPEKA - Ken Selzer, CPA, Kansas Commissioner of Insurance, is providing tbe following checklist of storm season insurance precautions and preparations in light of recent and ...

May 20, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


Sunflower Bank’s Signature ABC Program created to raise funds for education has raised over $1 milli

Sunflower Bank raised $102,363 for schools and students this year in Kansas, Colorado, and Missouri, bringing its 16 year total to over $1,139 ...

May 20, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


C&V Kansas Door promotions

Local home improvement and commercial door company C&V Kansas Doors is making additional changes to the company structure to assure 100 percent customer satisfaction ...

May 16, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


ComfortPro expands to Russell area with acquisition of R&M Heating and Cooling

RUSSELL - ComfortPro, the plumbing and HVAC contractor with locations in Great Bend and Larned, announced it will expand to Russell with the acquisition of R ...

May 16, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


Cherry Village therapist helps residents with swallowing disorders

When Brianna Saryerwinnie is treating a Cherry Village Benevolence resident who has a swallowing disorder, she focuses on safety, nutrition and overall quality of life.

May 16, 2017 | Special to the Tribune | Business


Strengthen your technology security skills

TOPEKA - Recent news reports about information stolen from computer and technology users across the United States, including hacking activity here in Kansas, pose the need ...

May 13, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


BBB reminder: It’s digital spring-cleaning time

Tedious and time-consuming chores are easy to put off. When the job is one of tidying up our digital devices that can be especially true ...

May 13, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


Meier to retire from Co-op

Rosie Meier, a grain accountant at the Great Bend Co-op, is retiring on May 12, after 47 years of service. She started at the Co-op ...

May 13, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


New real estate group launches in Great Bend

A new real estate brokerage in Great Bend known as MPIRE Realty Group announced its launch this month. Licensed realtor Aaron Andrews brings over 12 ...

May 13, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


Luerman graduates from School of Banking

Jay Luerman, Credit Analyst for First Kansas Bank in Great Bend, graduated from the 2017 School of Banking Fundamentals in Grand Island, Neb. The school ...

May 13, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


UWCK wraps up literacy program for the year

United Way of Central Kansas wrapped up its delivery of Literacy Kits earlier this month with deliveries to Otis-Bison Elementary School and Holy Family School ...

May 13, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


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