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The promise and pitfalls of timeshares

If you’re in the mood to get away from it all, $1 might seem more than a fair price to pay for a vacation in a resort destination.

June 09, 2015 | Jeff Wuorio Deseret News | Business


The key ingredient to a more fulfilling life

What's the key ingredient to a more fulfilling life? According to a new poll by YouGov, the answer might be marriage.

June 09, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


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


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Cherry Village excels at Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Cherry Village Benevolence was recognized recently for two major accomplishments on behalf of the recent Walk to End Alzheimer's.

November 15, 2017 | Special to the Tribune | Business


Jay Luerman promoted at First Kansas Bank

Jay Luerman has been promoted to assistant vice president and loan officer First Kansas Bank.

November 11, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


Heartland Cancer Center ‘Shining A Light’ on lung cancer with Nov. 16 event

The public is invited to an evening of cancer awareness and support at this year's "Shine A Light on Lung Cancer" event, scheduled for ...

November 11, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


Plains State Bank’s Kuhn graduates from EDI

BOULDER, Colo. - The Graduate School of Banking at Colorado (GSBC) announces that Christy Kuhn, executive vice president and member of the board of directors at ...

November 07, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


Conard represents Rush County on Sunflower’s Board of Directors

Cheryl Conard had learned about Sunflower Diversified Services over the years and liked what she heard. And now the rural Timken woman is in a ...

November 06, 2017 | Special to the Tribune | Business


Regional non-profit groups awarded grants of $1,000

Ten local charities and non-profit groups were recent recipients of $1,000 donations from the Midwest Energy Community Fund and CoBank, supporting a variety of ...

November 06, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


HaysMed CEO begins duties

HAYS - Edward Herrman began his duties Oct. 26, as HaysMed's new president and chief executive officer. Herrman, who was president of Integris Bass Baptist ...

November 06, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


Hagerman named partner

LARNED - Smith & Bumett LLC, a law firm based in Larned with roots reaching back to 1947, announced that Brenda West Hagerman has been named a ...

November 06, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


Rush County, Rozel & Burdett awarded grants

When Kara Jecha learned that Rush County was awarded a $100,000 Golden Belt Community Foundation (GBCF) grant, "disbelief" came to mind.

November 06, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


ABBB announces new Chief Information Officer

The certified public accounting firm of Adams, Brown, Beran & Ball, Chartered (ABBB) announced the addition of Kamran Faruqi to it professional team. He joins ABBB ...

November 04, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


Great Bend Chamber facilitates eCommerce seminar

It's becoming increasingly clear that the landscape of retail is changing. The closing of name brand retail stores is not a problem unique to ...

November 04, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


Shoe Sensation collects socks for troops

Shoe Sensation, a regional chain of name brand family shoe stores, is sponsoring Socks For Troops company-wide. Each store will be collecting socks for active ...

November 04, 2017 | Shoe Sensation collects socks for troops | Business


Employees invited to dress down for UWCK

Show your support for the United Way of Central Kansas on Nov. 15 by wearing jeans. This is the fourth annual "Dress Down the Town ...

November 04, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


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