USDA Rural Development Single Family Housing Director, Kent Colwell, recognized this year's top five Guaranteed Rural Housing (GRH) Loan Program lenders in the state. The top five GRH lenders processed nearly 40 percent of the total loans in Kansas, and for the third year in a row Landmark National Bank is the state's top lender.
Roger Sell, Broker at Coldwell Banker Sell Real Estate has been appointed by The National Association of Realtors as their political liaison to Congressman-elect Roger Marshall for the upcoming 115th session of the United States Congress. Marshall represents the 1st Congressional District of Kansas.
The United Way of Central Kansas held its annual Jeans Day on Nov. 15, to honor National Philanthropy Day. The premise was easy. Businesses could opt to participate and every employee was encouraged to wear jeans for a $1 donation to UWCK. Each employee that was then entered into a drawing at their business to enter the final round to win a free pair of BKE jeans, donated by The Buckle. This year, over 20 local businesses participated and raised more than $600 for United Way to help on the way to the goal of $275,000. The finalists gathered ...
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.