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Commissioner’s Corner-September 2014 By Sandy Praeger Earthquake insurance coverage can be an optio

The recent spate of measurable earthquakes in Oklahoma, California, and even in Kansas have prompted some consumers and the media to wonder about earthquake insurance options.

September 03, 2014 | Sandy Praeger | Business


KHA Leadership Institute graduates 32

The KHA Leadership Institute graduated its 13th class of 32 students on Aug. 22 at the Critical Issues Summit in Wichita. Students, including John Moshier from Clara Barton Hospital in Hoisington, Donita from St. Rose Ambulatory & Surgery Center in Great Bend, were nominated by their hospital's CEO to be part of this select group. They represent the future leaders of Kansas hospitals.

September 03, 2014 | | Business


Roger Long, Rosen’s Inc., receives agribusiness honor

The Kansas Agribusiness Retailers Association (KARA) bestowed its highest honor, the Distinguished Service Award, to Roger Long of Rosen's Inc. in Great Bend. The award presentation took place during the organization's annual meeting on Aug. 19 at the Hilton Garden Inn in Manhattan.

August 31, 2014 | | Business


Simpson Farm Enterprises honored for outstanding Apache Sprayer sales

Simpson Farm Enterprises Inc., an agricultural sprayer dealer and products business with four locations in Kansas, was recognized for its outstanding sales performance in 2013 as an Apache Sprayer Dealer by Equipment Technologies, the manufacturer of Apache-brand sprayers.

August 31, 2014 | | Business


KAKE News wins Emmy

KAKE TV was recently awarded a regional Emmy for outstanding newscast by the Heartland Chapter of the National Television Academy Awards. KAKE's "Good Morning Kansas" program was honored with the award for Best Morning Newscast – Medium Market. "Good Morning Kansas" is anchored by Jemelle Holopirek and meteorologist Frank Waugh, produced by Melisha Regier and directed by Russ Sturm. KAKE was the only Wichita television station to receive an Emmy award in this year's competition.

August 31, 2014 | | Business


Calcara becomes shareholder partner

Watkins Calcara, Chartered, a law firm in Great Bend, announces Taylor Calcara has become a shareholder "partner" in the firm.

August 31, 2014 | | Business


Friedel to head strategic planning for American State Bancshares

Kenneth Friedel, Wichita, has been named the new Senior Vice-President & Director of Corporate Strategies for American State Bancshares, Inc. The position involves strategic planning, succession planning, mergers and acquisitions, process improvements and special projects.

August 27, 2014 | | Business


Long of Rosen's Inc. receives agribusiness honor

TOPEKA – The Kansas Agribusiness Retailers Association (KARA) bestowed its highest honor, the Distinguished Service Award, to Roger Long of Rosen's Inc. in Great Bend. The award presentation took place during the organization's Annual Meeting on Aug. 19 at the Hilton Garden Inn in Manhattan.

August 26, 2014 | | Business


AT&T expands in Great Bend with retail store

AT&T has expanded its commitment to the Great Bend area with a new retail location.

August 26, 2014 | | Business


Local entrepreneur represents Great Bend in Dallas at National Mary Kay Inc. Seminar

Jil Johnson of Great Bend joined more than 30,000 Mary Kay Independent Beauty Consultants at the company's annual Seminar from July 16 to Aug. 2 at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas.

August 24, 2014 | | Business


RUBBER MEETS THE ROAD

It was a chance meeting at the annual Kansas Independent Oil and Gas Producers meeting in Wichita earlier this week. State Sen. Mitch Holms, R-St. John, sat and dinner with representatives of T&C Manufacturing and Operating Inc.

August 22, 2014 | Dale Hogg | Business


American State’s holding company, not bank, moving to Wichita

There has been some confusion about the recent news of American State Bancshares moving to Wichita.

August 22, 2014 | Dale Hogg | Business


Jon Prescott joins Envisage Information Systems

Envisage Information Systems, LLC (EIS) has announced that Jon L. Prescott has joined the senior leadership team as vice president of institutional business development. Prescott will work directly with retirement plan providers to introduce the Envisage cache of automated efficiency modules, enhanced feature capabilities for retirement plan sponsors and their participants along with outcome-based retirement plan solutions - solutions custom designed to the service provider's business model.

August 17, 2014 | | Business


Farmers Bank and Trust announces promotion/new hire

Hertel promoted to Credit Administration Officer

August 17, 2014 | Nick Grubbe | Business


Secret Shopper Check Scam lures Kansas consumer

Better Business Bureau (BBB) serving Nebraska, South Dakota, The Kansas Plains and Southwest Iowa warns that if you're looking for extra income, it can be tempting to consider ads that recruit "mystery shoppers." Legitimate businesses, nationwide, do use mystery shopping – also known as secret shopping, performance evaluations, service monitoring and quality auditing -- as a means to monitor service quality. Market research firms, training companies, merchandisers, temporary agencies and other businesses specialize in recruiting mystery shoppers. Unfortunately, so do scam artists. Their advertisements claim: "You get PAID for shopping at big name, recognized companies because we need Professional Business Evaluators!"

August 17, 2014 | | Business


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How to bridge the workplace generation gap

With millennials coming to dominate the workforce and baby boomers refusing to retire, crossing the generational divide at work becomes ever more of an issue.

August 18, 2016 | Sarah Anderson Deseret News | Business


Caitlin Owen joins Sunflower Electric

Sunflower Electric Power Corporation announces that Caitlin Owen has joined the company as an administrative assistant in Great Bend. She joined the company on Aug ...

August 17, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


Roxanne Ibarra promoted at The Plains State Bank

The Plains State Bank announces the promotion of Roxanne Ibarra to operations officer. Ibarra works at the Great Bend Branch at 800 Coolidge St.

August 17, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


Sixth-grader interacts with Cherry Village residents

Julie Stuhlsatz and her young son, Tyler, were looking for a way to enjoy the rewards of volunteer work when they hit upon the idea ...

August 17, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | Business


St. Rose to relocate GBHH&H and physical therapy services

Two St. Rose Health Center services will relocate to the main building in the near future to increase efficiency, Site Manager Zena Jacobs announced.

August 17, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | Business


Doula Agency reaches families in rural Kansas

Nestled in your little piece of Kansas is a quiet rural hospital with just a few birthing suites. Unless there is cause for concern, or ...

August 16, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


How the president CAN'T affect the economy

Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump, and their supporters, say they have what it takes to put the United States economy into high-growth mode.

August 16, 2016 | Sarah Anderson Deseret News | Business


Are retirees killing economic growth?

New research shows the aging of America may be one factor in the country's economic slowdown, and it may be only slightly mitigated by ...

August 13, 2016 | Sarah Anderson Deseret News | Business


Loss of business at restaurants - a sign of impeding recession?

Want to steer the economy from recession in 2017? Start eating out. That's the logical conclusion from the findings of one financial analyst who ...

August 13, 2016 | Sarah Anderson Deseret News | Business


New non-profit organization provides relief to grieving families

Losing a child during pregnancy and the first year of infancy is a feeling too many families are familiar with. In the United States, 10-25 ...

August 13, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


Share with care: Know the risks before you share a home, ride or more

The sharing economy is rapidly gaining popularity. Within the next eight years projections show that sharing rides, homes and equipment will be a $335 billion ...

August 13, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


Hildebrand brings new health coaching practice to town

There is a new health coaching practice in Great Bend. Morgan Hildebrand is a nutritional therapy practitioner, certified by the Nutritional Therapy Association in Olympia ...

August 13, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


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