Dr. Sukchan Lee, Orthopedic Surgeon at HaysMed performed the first direct anterior approach (DAA) hip replacement surgery at HaysMed in June. The surgery offers patients the potential for a shorter hospital stay and quicker recovery time. Dr. Lee is one of the only physicians in Western Kansas who performs this type of surgery but he will be joined by fellow Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Gulraiz Cheema who will begin offering the procedure this fall.
Leaders from the Internal Revenue Service, state tax agencies and tax preparation community today warned tax preparers that they increasingly are targets of cybercriminals and should take appropriate steps to protect clients from data theft.
The Kansas Corporation Commission (KCC) announced today it will provide $350,000 in grant funds to the Kansas Housing Resources Corporation (KHRC) to provide weatherization assistance to low income Kansans. KHRC's Weatherization Assistance Program has helped 576 households so far this year and has a waiting list of others requesting assistance. The KCC grant, funded by the Department of Energy through the federal State Energy Program, will help alleviate the weatherization waiting list.
The Kansas Department of Transportation announces approved bids for state highway construction and maintenance projects in Kansas. The letting took place June 22, in Topeka. Some of the bids may include multiple projects that have been bundled based on proximity and type of work.
Lisa Frank, the artist behind the rainbow-colored and animal-filled designs that adorned school supplies in the 1990s and early 2000s, will soon add another title to her resume: adult coloring book creator.
July 07, 2016|
For those already struggling to make a living, auto insurance doesn't make it any easier. A recent study found that its premiums are higher by 59 percent, or $681 per year, for those of lower income and economic status.
July 05, 2016|
The popular image of millennials is one of dedicated city lovers — a demographic disillusioned or unhappy with an earlier generation’s suburban living that isn’t about to give up city life any time soon.
July 04, 2016|
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 membership was awarded to the TOP 17 percent of the approximately 85,000 sales associates in 51 countries worldwide that make up the Coldwell Banker® system.
Annoying telemarketing and robocalling are now as American as Fourth of July fireworks. It's just as easy to get burned by them as well. According to Consumer Reports Magazine, $350 million is lost to telephone fraud each year by Americans. As in many scams, the elderly are often targeted. It's no longer just a landline problem either: three quarters of telemarketing scams in the U.S. are perpetrated over wireless devices.
The American Red Cross recently recognized a number of organizations across the country that sponsored summer blood drives in their communities, and Great Bend Regional Hospital was among the short list of companies named in the Great Bend area. The recognition was awarded based on the local healthcare leader's success in reaching its blood drive goals, something that many events are not able to do.