Coldwell Banker Sell Real Estate of Great Bend has announced the addition of full auction services to its existing residential, commercial and land sale activities. Mike Niedens, a well known auctioneer in Central Kansas for many years, is heading up the new auction division. Bringing over 40 years of auction experience to the Coldwell Banker team, Mike will focus on land auctions and private treaty land sales, although personal property auctions of farm machinery, guns, oilfield equipment, antiques, household and collectibles will be offered as well. Coldwell Banker's auction division will also offer auction services on residential homes and ...
The Fieldhouse, a new athletic training facility located at 2817 9th Street in Great Bend, recently celebrated its grand opening with a Chamber ribbon cutting ceremony in early December. The converted warehouse has been totally renovated to include a full hardwood basketball court, two batting cages, over 10,000 square feet of turf area, an expansive strength and conditioning area, as well as a business wing with office space for small businesses.
What if your true love gave to you 12 scammers scamming instead of drummers drumming? Each year at this time your Better Business Bureau reminds consumers of some of criminal holiday schemes, in the form of our "12 Scams of Christmas." Keep these in mind to avoid being victimized and having your holiday turned into a "Blue Christmas." (Some of the scams on this list have been discussed in more detail in earlier BBB articles, and are included here because of their magnified appeal during the holidays.)
A Heartland woman reported to the Better Business Bureau (BBB) serving Nebraska, South Dakota, The Kansas Plains and Southwest Iowa that she had been contacted on Facebook by a hacker posing as a current "friend" who shared information about a grant for $100,000 from the federal government. This "friend" messaged her that he had received this grant, and that the woman also qualified because she was disabled. The message included the email of the person she was to get in touch with.
Freddy's is a company with a mission. When the local Freddy's opened in October, they choose United Way of Central Kansas to participate in their annual Dine United Campaign. In addition to the Dine United on Nov. 15, Freddy's gave 10% of custard sales for their first 30 days to United Way of Central Kansas. These two events raised over $2,200 for UWCK and the 23 agencies and community impact programs they fund. Freddy's will also give a portion of proceeds from Dec. 20, to help bring Dolly Parton's Imagination Library to Great Bend ...
The Kansas Corporation Commission (KCC) approved a settlement agreement in the Kansas Gas Service (KGS) rate case. The settlement will result in a $1.25 per month rate increase for residential customers down from the proposed $4.54. The settlement amounts to nearly $20 million dollars less than KGS had requested.
Plains State Bank will cut the ribbon and host an open house to celebrate its third full-service Kansas branch, located at 800 Coolidge St., at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 8. The newest branch opened on Aug. 3.