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Want to cut your health care bill? Speak up and negotiate with your providers

When it comes to the rising cost of medical care, Dr. Linda Girgis is quick to identify one of the most problematic symptoms: Patients who keep their mouths shut.

May 18, 2016 | Jeff Wuorio Deseret News | Business


St. Rose Health Center blood screenings set for May 21

St. Rose Health Center staff members and volunteers will be on hand from 6:30 to 9 a.m. Saturday, May 21 for the next blood screenings. The public is encouraged to attend the walk-in event.

May 14, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | Business


St. Rose physician assistant offers information about strokes

When Jeanne Habash talks about strokes, there is one bit of advice she emphasizes: Act quickly because timing is of the essence.

May 14, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | Business


Clara Barton Hospital Foundation to host 23rd Annual Golf Tournament, Dinner, and Auction

The 23rd Annual Benefit Golf Tournament, Dinner, and Auction will be held on June 17. The golf tournament will feature a four-man scramble at Lake Barton Golf Course, with tee times beginning at 8 a.m. through 12:50 p.m. Cost to enter the tournament is $90 per player or $360 per team. Registration includes green fees, golf cart rental, lunch on the course (sponsored by QS Nurses Kansas), a player gift, and a ticket to the dinner and auction later that evening. Dinner tickets are limited, so golfers interested in attending the dinner and auction should register before ...

May 14, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


Credit Union of America offers first-time homebuyers access to federal grants up to $5,000

Eileen Phelps, Sr. vice president and chief services officer of Credit Union of America (CUA), announced this week that CUA has been approved and is ready to offer grants to first-time homebuyers through the Federal Home Loan Bank's Homeownership Set-aside Program. If ownership of the home is kept for at least five years the homeowner then has no responsibility to pay the funds back to the program. Not all financial institutions are approved for this program. Those approved, like CUA, are limited on how many grants are offered per month.

May 14, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


EDC competition dancing away with awards

The competition team at Euphoria Dance Center has been making heads turn from Wichita to Colorado Springs in the past three months. Starting with the Bravo Regional Dance Competition at Maize March 5-6, and returning for the Stage One National Dance Competition at Maize High School April 9 and 10, to Talent on Parade Regional Dance Competition April 22-23 at Colorado Springs, Colo., and finally the Talent on Parade Regional Dance Competition at Century II at Wichita, Great Bend dancers have been racking up trophies and awards at a frenetic pace. We have highlights from each competition:

May 13, 2016 | Veronica Coons | Business


How to make crowdfunding work for fundraiser and contributors

Apparently, the success of asking strangers for money all depends on how you’re doing the asking.

May 11, 2016 | Jeff Wuorio Deseret News | Business


Nex-Tech brings Netflix content closer to home

More people than ever are turning to the Internet for video entertainment. The most popular option for Internet-accessed movies and TV shows is the streaming service Netflix.

May 10, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


How much it costs to be Captain America

The life of a superhero doesn't come cheap. It would cost more than $54 million to transform into Captain America, according to an analysis from Time Money.

May 09, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Business


Sunflower Bank’s ABC Program to raise money for education proves to be a success

Sunflower Bank raised $102,500 during its 2016 ABC campaign developed to support education in our communities. Over $7,450 of the total is being donated to schools and students in Great Bend and Ellinwood. The program began in 2001 and has generated over $1,036,700 throughout the past 15 years for schools and students in Kansas, Colorado, and Missouri.

May 07, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


GBRH Imaging Department Continues to Diversify and Cross-Train

More than a dozen people work in the Imaging Department at Great Bend Regional Hospital, serving thousands of patients each year. The physician-owned hospital offers six different modalities in Radiology, with each modality requiring the technologists to learn different physics, plus special anatomy features. While difficult, this doesn't stop the hospital's staff from pursuing continuing education whenever possible.

May 05, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | Business


The U.S. hands over $5.28 billion a year to these 5 countries

Every year Americans pay anywhere between 10 and 39 percent of their paycheck in federal income tax. Where do those tax dollars end up? Most are used in the U.S. for government programs, but some are spread out across the globe.

May 05, 2016 | Sam Turner Deseret News | Business


Why millennials should rely on their own savings and not government retirement programs

The good news is that millennials are starting to save for retirement at a younger age than any previous generation.

May 04, 2016 | Sam Turner Deseret News | Business


Landmark National Bank ranked among top community banks

Landmark National Bank was recently named to American Banker's "Top 200 Publicly Traded Community Banks and Thrifts." The annual ranking

May 03, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business




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Cookie Contest raises $855 for Barton County Food Bank

The community came together during Great Bend's Home for the Holidays to support the local economy and spread Christmas cheer. What better way to ...

December 09, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


Dupuis named 3rd quarter employee of 2017

Eakin Enterprises Inc. has selected Brenton Dupuis as employee of the 3rd quarter for 2017. Brenton was selected from factors based on job performance and ...

December 09, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


Dr. Sloan brings ob-gyn services to HaysMed/St. Rose Specialty Clinic

Jenna Sloan, M.D., is no stranger to Great Bend and feels fortunate to now be part of the HaysMed/St. Rose Specialty Clinic here.

December 07, 2017 | Special to the Tribune | Business


Retired city administrator honored at meeting

LENEXA – The Kansas Association of City/County Management held its annual conference Nov. 15-17 at Lenexa. Several civic officials were recognized, including retired Great Bend ...

December 06, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


Riese is Superior Essex third quarter STAR

HOISINGTON - Superior Essex is proud to announce the latest recipient of the STAR Employee Recognition Award. Terry Riese, Cut Stand Operator, was named the third ...

December 06, 2017 | Special to the Tribune | Business


Kansas individual health plan consumers should check all plans for impact of subsidies

TOPEKA - Kansas consumers making choices by Dec. 15 on individual health insurance for 2018 should compare all plans to see how any subsidies will contribute ...

December 02, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


Chamber Banquet to feature 'The Art of the Community'

The Great Bend Chamber of Commerce & Economic Development will present "The Art of Community" art contest in conjunction with the 2018 Chamber Banquet scheduled for ...

December 01, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


Nex-Tech photo contest open for entries

The Central Kansas Nex-Tech Directory wants to communicate something special about the essence of central Kansas using a photograph for the cover of the 2018 ...

December 01, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


Heartland Cancer Center Highlights Lung Cancer Awareness Through November

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in the United States and the world. Annually, about 200,000 people in the United States ...

November 28, 2017 | Special to the Tribune | Business


$1.8 million awarded to help families obtain housing

TOPEKA - Thirteen non-profits and public housing authorities will share approximately $1.8 million in Tenant Based Rental Assistance (TBRA) to help Kansas families obtain safe ...

November 28, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


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