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“Farcing” hits social media users

Social media users are falling victim to a new type of scam with a new name: "farcing." At its simplest, farcing is just another attempt by scammers to steal your identity. But the new twist on their tactic involves social media sites like Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. Cybercriminals who are involved in farcing are trying to access your personal information in order to steal from you. In addition to identity theft, farcing can be used for online bullying, organizational espionage, child pornography and burglary. Your Better Business Bureau advises consumers to familiarize themselves with the farcing trend and take steps ...

August 30, 2015 | | Business

Dr. Ashworth brings expertise to St. Rose outreach clinic

A cardiothoracic and vascular surgeon is one of the newest members on the team of specialists available to local and area residents. Elizabeth Ashworth, M.D., F.A.C.S., sees patients once a month in Great Bend.

August 26, 2015 | | Business

Dollar Tree Store back-to-school donation

The Great Bend Dollar Tree Store is the number one store in the state of Kansas involved in Operation Homefront. Customers of the Great Bend Store have contributed over 950 Back-to-School items for Veteran and Military families throughout the Central Kansas Region. Hundreds of children to five Kansas National Guard units and three United States Army Reserve units in Central Kansas received their choice of fantastic back to school items to help them prepare for this school year. Manager Caroline Adams, and store employees Kate Smith and Brenda Kilgore were instrumental in encouraging and collecting these new school items and ...

August 26, 2015 | | Business

Dr. Nels Lindberg awarded KVMA Veterinarian of the Year

Dr. Nels Lindberg with Animal Medical Center in Great Bend, was recently honored by the Kansas Veterinary Medical Association (KVMA) with their most prestigious award, the Veterinarian of the Year award. The recognition took place at an awards luncheon during the 77th Annual Conference for Veterinarians in Manhattan earlier this summer.

August 26, 2015 | | Business

Great Bend fiber optic network construction in full swing

Construction continues on Nex-Tech's $1.7 million fiber optic expansion project in Great Bend. Earlier this week Nex-Tech placed its new central office at 3700 10th Street, which will house the network electronics and fiber terminations.

August 26, 2015 | | Business

HaysMed hosts Cardiovascular Care Symposium 2015

The HaysMed DeBakey Heart Institute will sponsor a Cardiovascular Care Symposium 2015 on Sept. 18, at HaysMed, Hadley Conference Rooms, 2220 Canterbury, Hays. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. and the program runs from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

August 26, 2015 | | Business

Central Kansas Dream Center celebrates two years in operation and announces big olans for continuing

Kimberly Becker, Executive Director for the Central Kansas Dream Center, welcomed Chamber Ambassadors and community members to the non-profit ministry's facility at 2100 Broadway last month for a ribbon cutting to commemorate the organization's 2-year anniversary. Modeled after the Dream Centers in Los Angeles and Phoenix, the umbrella organization exists to meet the needs of hurting people in the Central Kansas region.

August 26, 2015 | | Business

CUNA Mutual Retirement Solutions employees attain ASPPA designation

Matt Morgenstern and Kendra Kaiser of CUNA Mutual Retirement Solutions have recently passed all of the required exams to attain their QKA (Qualified 401(k) Administrator) designation through ASPPA (American Society of Pension Professionals & Actuaries). These exams include the Retirement Plan Fundamentals (RPF-1 & RPF-2) exams, the Administrative and Qualification Issues of Retirement Plans (DC-1) exam and, the Administrative Issues of Defined Contribution Plans (DC-2) exam.

August 23, 2015 | | Business

Labor Day travel brings an opening for scammers

According to the American Automobile Association, more Americans will travel on Labor Day weekend in 2015 than in the previous six years: 34.7 million will hit the road and the skies. As Americans do their Labor Day travelling, there are safeguards that should be taken to assure online and monetary security. After all, $10 billion a year is lost to vacation scammers. Your Better Business Bureau has the following advice to those who plan to travel as they celebrate summer's end.

August 23, 2015 | | Business

Crowe earns Canon credentials to serve OPI customers

Daniel Crowe has been at Office Products Inc. only a few months but he already is a Canon certified technician. Crowe recently completed specialized training at Canon Solutions America in Dallas.

August 23, 2015 | | Business

Crowe earns Canon credentials to serve OPI customers

Daniel Crowe has been at Office Products Inc. only a few months but he already is a Canon certified technician. Crowe recently completed specialized training at Canon Solutions America in Dallas.

August 20, 2015 | | Business

St. Rose offers convenient online access to medical records

Many St. Rose Health Center patients have strongly indicated they want complete and convenient access to their medical records. And their voices have been heard.

August 20, 2015 | | Business

How to be smart about spending in the back-to-school season

The start of a new school year can be a tricky time for budget-conscious consumers.

August 20, 2015 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Business

7 signs your business may need a CFO

Hiring a CFO can be a big decision, and the topic often brings up a conversation focused on business metrics and other data regarding the success of the company. Some business owners are hesitant to hire a CFO because they are worried about the expense of paying for the cost of the services.

August 18, 2015 | Troy Martin Deseret News | Business

Koch to perform in Tokyo

Dr. Nathan Koch, Associate Professor of Bassoon at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas, will be attending the International Double Reed Society conference in Tokyo, Japan. The conference is held each year at different locations around the world to promote the double reed woodwinds, primarily oboes and bassoons.

August 16, 2015 | | Business

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New St. Rose ‘Hello Baby’ service shows real-time pictures

A mommy-to-be who doesn't want to wait nine months to see her baby smile, yawn or suck a thumb now has an opportunity to ...

November 19, 2015 | | Business

Great Bend Regional Hospital welcomes Mawhirter as Marketing Director and Physician Recruiter

Great Bend Regional Hospital is proud to announce the hiring of Rachel Mawhirter as the healthcare provider's new Marketing Director and Physician Recruiter. In ...

November 18, 2015 | | Business

Animal Medical Center aims to collect 5,000 pounds of supplies for Humane Society

During the season of giving thanks, Animal Medical Center is igniting a new initiative to bestow a few blessings on their furry friends at the ...

November 18, 2015 | | Business

Hays Medical Center Foundation announces Estate Gift

The HaysMed Foundation has received a distribution from the William F. and Joanna L Aubel Charitable Remainder Unitrust. The gift of $217,122 will be ...

November 18, 2015 | | Business

Nex-Tech Wireless kicks off annual Toy Drive

Nex-Tech Wireless annual toy drive has kicked off and will continue until the end of December. Toys are being collected at all Nex-Tech Wireless and ...

November 15, 2015 | | Business

Milestone reception set for Dr. Roger Marshall

After nearly three decades practicing obstetrics and gynecology in the Great Bend area, Dr. Roger Marshall is shifting his focus to specialize on gynecology as ...

November 13, 2015 | | Business

St. Rose Health Center blood screenings set for Nov. 21

St. Rose Health Center staff members and volunteers will be on hand from 6:30 to 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 21 for the next ...

November 12, 2015 | | Business

Schmidt accepts promotion to OPI outside sales representative

Scottie Schmidt is used to meeting face-to-face with Office Products Inc. (OPI) customers but now those visits are for a different reason.

November 12, 2015 | | Business

Clara Barton Hospital recognized

Clara Barton Hospital announced last month they had been recognized by the Kansas Hospital Education and Research Foundation for recent efforts to improve the food ...

November 11, 2015 | | 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. 21 in Topeka ...

November 11, 2015 | | Business

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