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Seniors continuously in the crosshairs of scammers

Telemarketing scams, "anti-aging" product scams, prescription drug scams, health insurance scams – the ways that fraudsters target the elderly are numerous and growing by the day. Your Better Business Bureau continues to remind consumers to be on the lookout for scammers trying to drain the bank accounts of seniors. If you are an older American or have a family member or friend who is, please take a few minutes to acquaint yourself with the following BBB tips on how to steer clear of the crooks trying to steal senior citizens' money.

May 21, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


Bieberle joins The 10th Street Eyecare Center

May 21, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


Connell new financial advisor

Anna Connell of Larned, has joined Shirley Flick, Certified Financial Planner®, Professional of Great Bend, as a new financial advisor.

May 21, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


Why you could be an impulse shopper and how to control it

If you’ve ever left a store wondering how on earth a quick, one-item errand turned into a bona fide spending spree, you’ve got plenty of company.

May 18, 2016 | Jeff Wuorio Deseret News | Business


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


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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


Sales of meal kits are growing and changing the retail food industry

Meal kits, those packages of fresh ingredients and instructions delivered to a consumer's home ready to cook without any grocery shopping or meal planning ...

August 11, 2016 | Sarah Anderson Deseret News | Business


Cherry Village staff attends training in preventing problems

Since Cherry Village Benevolence staff members know that taking care of little problems before they become big problems is a top priority, they were eager ...

August 10, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | Business


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