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Fuller Industries, GB Coffee serve employees, community

A local manufacturer and local restaurant have teamed up to supply the ingredients for new ventures at both companies.

November 10, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | Business


KDOT announces approved October bids

The Kansas Department of Transportation announces approved bids for state highway construction and maintenance projects in Kansas. The letting took place Oct. 19, in Topeka. Some of the bids may include multiple projects that have been bundled based on proximity and type of work.

November 05, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


Danceography dancers of the month

Danceography introduces its October and November dancers of the month. Danceography students will be recognized for excellent work inside the studio - attitude and dance ability. The students of the month are nominated and voted on by the staff.

November 05, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


Using data to reduce recidivism

Behind every crime is an individual who has crossed the line that separates societal and moral acceptability from the realm of injustice. As a society, we try to limit crime’s capacity to harmfully interfere in our lives by sending those who cross that line to prison.

November 03, 2016 | Randy Shumway Deseret News | Business


Smartly sustain Social Security

President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Social Security act in 1935 to ensure aging generations against disability, economic downturns and declines in health that affect worker productivity. Today, more than 80 years later, Social Security helps lift nearly 15 million elderly Americans above the poverty line. However, it carries significant costs that are becoming increasingly difficult to sustain. In fact, Social Security’s reserves are projected to be depleted by 2034. This raises the unappetizing threat of looming tax hikes to fund a program that is already straining on government spending. Last year, Social Security accounted for nearly a trillion ...

November 02, 2016 | Randy Shumway Deseret News | Business


Five tips to build personal credibility

An airplane mechanic — or as he puts it, a “plane fixer” — recently shared a conversation among other pilots. He said he works with a number of pilots that will not fly a plane until he's cleared it for flight. If other mechanics want to ground a plane, they turn to him for his opinion before proceeding.

November 02, 2016 | Jeremy Kartchner Deseret News | Business


Ashley Blair joins The Station

Ashley Blair has joined the professional world of massage therapy at The Station, 2546 20th in Great Bend. She is a recent, top of the class, graduate of Heritage College of Wichita. In addition to graduating from an accredited school, she has completed 14 months internship and hands-on training at The Station and is a member of the American Massage Therapy Association.

October 29, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


A&W Restaurant opening in Great Bend

A new A&W Restaurant is opening in Great Bend. The location is at 3800 10th Street just across the street from Wal-Mart. The current Long John Silver's restaurant is being redesigned to now include an A&W. The A&W will be opening the first part of December, and have a celebratory ribbon cutting ceremony with Manager Vera Conley and Team A&W/LJS.

October 29, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


BBB advice for seeing through a scammer’s disguise

Things are not always what they seem. Certainly during the trick-or-treating season we're used to the charmingly disguised characters that come to our door. But throughout all the year's seasons, there are those who seek to fool consumers with much more malevolent purposes. They come costumed in many disguises: As agencies of the federal government, local law enforcement, tech support from computer companies, our utility companies, our financial institutions, disaster relief charities, sellers on Craigslist, well known department stores, the list goes on and on. All are masked in order to steal consumers' money. Your Better Business Bureau ...

October 29, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


Quarles named CEO of American State Bank & Trust

Greg M. Quarles has been named President and CEO of American State Bank & Trust in Great Bend. Since 2005, Quarles has served as President and Chief Risk Officer of H&R Block Bank and Financial Services. Originally from Pampa, Texas he began his career in 1982 as a loan officer with Lubbock National Bank. He joined the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency in 1987 serving in the Midwestern District, including western Kansas. Quarles rose through the ranks of the OCC to become Assistant Deputy Comptroller for Credit Card Banks.

October 29, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


Milligan brings varied background to St. Rose Therapy Services

Holly Milligan, the new physical therapist at St. Rose Health Center, brings to the job almost a decade of experience in a variety of settings.

October 26, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | Business


Cherry Village reports successful flu vaccine campaign

As a long-time nurse, Donna Marbut knows the flu vaccine is especially important to the elderly and is gratified Cherry Village Benevolence reports 90 percent participation in its recent immunization campaign.

October 26, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | Business


Vendors sought for holiday market benefiting Girl Scouts

SALINA - Girl Scouts of Kansas Heartland is inviting vendors to participate in the 50th annual See & Sell Holiday Market, a popular arts and crafts show that attracts thousands of shoppers to Salina and also supports Girl Scouts in 80 Kansas counties.

October 23, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | Business


Horse Riders Shine In 12th Annual Rosewood Rodeo

More than 40 equine therapy riders from Rosewood Ranch had the opportunity to show their horsemanship skills and abilities during the 12thAnnual Rosewood Rodeo, held at Great Bend Expo III Arena on Oct. 8. The riders participate in therapy throughout the year at Rosewood Ranch, which exists to help people with disabilities, and is located approximately five miles north of Pawnee Rock.

October 23, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | Business


Radio station seeks best Thanksgiving turkey

NESS CITY - Post Rock Radio LLC – which is Kiss 104.7 and My Country 93.5 - along with John Deere dealer BTI of Ness City will host the first ever "Turkey Cook-Off" on Saturday Nov. 12. The competition will start at 11 a.m. sharp and take place at the Ness City High School.

October 23, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


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GBCF extends Giving Tuesday

Golden Belt Community Foundation promotes Giving Tuesday as a day and opportunity to help build the endowment funds for nearly 50 charitable organizations in Barton ...

November 24, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


Wooding receives Employee Recognition Award

Bj Wooding, the cartographer in Barton County's mapping division, received an Employee Recognition Award from the Barton County Commission and the county's Employee ...

November 24, 2016 | Susan Thacker | Business


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