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How to make sure Americans don’t go house poor

First-time home buyers overseas just got some bad news.

February 16, 2016 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Business


Great Bend Regional Hospital implements delayed bathing policy for newborns

Breastfeeding is a high priority for the obstetrics staff at Great Bend Regional Hospital. It's the reason their facility has maintained their status as a High Five for Mom and Baby Hospital. This means that the nursing staff emphasizes skin-to-skin time after birth, and supports and encourages exclusive breastfeeding whenever possible. And recently, the nursing staff implemented a new delayed bathing policy to even further support successful breastfeeding for patients and their newborns.

February 14, 2016 | | Business


Bureau of Land Management to install hot tap into federal helium pipeline in Rush County

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Amarillo Field Office, has prepared an Environmental Assessment (EA) relating to installation of a hot tap into a federal helium pipeline that runs through Rush County. The hot tap will accommodate the transfer of crude helium from the BLM-operated and maintained federal helium pipeline to one designed and built by IACX Energy, which will then process the gas into market-grade helium. Work on the installation is expected to begin in early March.

February 14, 2016 | | Business


Spotlight on Chris Berger

Title: Club 1 General Manager

February 13, 2016 | | Business


Club 1 Fitness plays to its strengths

The staff at Club 1 Fitness, 3806 Broadway, are here to help make 2016 the best year yet for health-minded members of the community.

February 13, 2016 | Susan Thacker | Business


St. Rose technology allows immediate access to HaysMed cardiologists

When Ed Habash notices a possible warning sign of a heart problem, he now has new technology that allows him immediate access to a cardiologist.

February 12, 2016 | | Business


McLeland recognized for customer service at all three OPI locations

Gentry McLeland has been at Office Products Inc. (OPI) only a short time but has already earned an employee-appreciation certificate for serving customers at the company's three locations.

February 12, 2016 | | Business


Midwest Energy more than doubles Kansas Wind Energy purchases

Midwest Energy has signed a purchased power agreement with Westar Energy of Topeka for 57 megawatts of wind energy from the Kingman Wind Energy Center, scheduled for completion by early 2017.

February 10, 2016 | | Business


Local accountants earn Lean Six Sigma Certification

Adams, Brown, Beran & Ball, Chartered (ABBB) is pleased to announce that Chris Halbleib, CPA and Nicole Zink, CPA recently achieved the CPA Green Belt certification with Lean Six Sigma.

February 07, 2016 | | Business


Country Place® Senior Living celebrates 13 years

This week Country Place Senior Living assisted living residence celebrates 13 years as part of the Hoisington community.

February 07, 2016 | | Business


Mike Boys joins Panzer Insurance

Panzer Insurance announces that H. Mike Boys, LUTCF has joined the agency as a Licensed Customer Sales Representative effective December 2015. Mike originally retired in August 2011 after 23+ years as an insurance agent with another company in Great Bend. Mike stated "I really only took one week off before my son, who is an insurance agent in Dodge City, asked for me to help him." I enjoyed being with my family, but after more than three years of driving back and forth, it was time to stay home." When asked why he joined Shawn Panzer, Mike said "I really ...

February 07, 2016 | | Business


Birthing Classes for expecting mothers offered at Great Bend Regional Hospital

Great Bend Regional Hospital is well-known for its Women and Children's Center, which delivers approximately 40 babies per month to parents from all over central and southwest Kansas. With an affiliated obstetrics practice on the second floor of the hospital, the Heartland Regional Health Clinic with Dr. Jodi Henrikson and Dr. Aisha Rush refers hundreds of patients to the hospital each year. To prepare expecting parents for the arrival of their babies, Great Bend Regional Hospital will be offering a Birthing Class from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, February 20th. "Parents who attend our ...

February 07, 2016 | | Business


Great Bend Regional Hospital leads the charge in Heart Disease Awareness Initiative

As a leading healthcare provider in central Kansas, Great Bend Regional Hospital was proud to lead the charge in raising awareness for heart disease in women on Friday, Feb. 5, which was National Wear Red Day. The nationwide initiative is organized by the American Heart Association as part of American Heart Month. According to the nonprofit organization, heart disease and stroke cause 1 in 3 deaths among women each year, killing approximately one woman every 80 seconds. However, 80 percent of cardiac and stroke events may be prevented with education and action.

February 07, 2016 | | Business


Jacam Chemical assigned patent

Jacam Chemical in Sterling has been assigned a patent (9,249,651) developed by four co-inventors for a "method and apparatus for downhole application of treatment chemicals in gas wells." The co-inventors are James C. Baker of Anthony, Harlan G. McCormack of Wichita, Gene F. Brock of Conroe, Texas, and Gene H. Zaid of Sterling.

February 07, 2016 | | Business


​Three imaging employees at Great Bend Regional Hospital earn new certifications

In a hospital serving thousands of patients each year, the Imaging Department for Great Bend Regional Hospital has about a dozen employees and keeps extremely busy. Three of its employees recently passed new Boards, earning certifications to perform advanced level testing for the growing hospital.

February 05, 2016 | | Business


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New athletic training facility celebrates grand opening

The Fieldhouse, a new athletic training facility located at 2817 9th Street in Great Bend, recently celebrated its grand opening with a Chamber ribbon cutting ...

December 10, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


BBB’s 12 Scams of Christmas

What if your true love gave to you 12 scammers scamming instead of drummers drumming? Each year at this time your Better Business Bureau reminds ...

December 10, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


Coldwell Banker Sell Real Estate announces new auction division

Coldwell Banker Sell Real Estate of Great Bend has announced the addition of full auction services to its existing residential, commercial and land sale activities ...

December 10, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


Amazon launching new store where you don’t have to check out

Amazon wants to make shopping at the grocery store so easy that it’s almost like you don't shop at all.

December 07, 2016 | Herb Scribner DeseretNews.com Web Team | Business


IKEA gives a hefty holiday bonus for employees, but there’s a catch

IKEA may not be lighting its employees' Christmas trees, but it's definitely brightening their pension accounts.

December 07, 2016 | Herb Scribner DeseretNews.com Web Team | Business


Federal Grant Scams are not Your Facebook Friends!

A Heartland woman reported to the Better Business Bureau (BBB) serving Nebraska, South Dakota, The Kansas Plains and Southwest Iowa that she had been contacted ...

December 06, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


Freddy’s gives back

Freddy's is a company with a mission. When the local Freddy's opened in October, they choose United Way of Central Kansas to participate ...

December 06, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


The reason companies change when they reach 150 employees

All tech companies in Silicon Slopes should be aware of one number: 150.

December 03, 2016 | Herb Scribner DeseretNews.com Web Team | Business


Kansas Corporation Commission approves Kansas Gas Service rate request

The Kansas Corporation Commission (KCC) approved a settlement agreement in the Kansas Gas Service (KGS) rate case. The settlement will result in a $1.25 ...

December 03, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


Insurance Matters

With winter on its way, Kansans should check their homeowners and vehicle insurance policies to be sure they are protected against upcoming winter hazards.

December 03, 2016 | Ken Selzer, CPA, Kansas Commissioner of Insurance | Business


Cherry Village plans merger with Kansas Senior Living

The upcoming merger between Cherry Village Benevolence, Great Bend, and a Topeka-based, non-profit entity will result in enhanced services for residents at the local long-term-care ...

December 01, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | Business


Office Products Inc. earns Canon Top Dealer Award again

Each year, Office Products Inc. sets a sales goal for its full line of Canon copiers, and again it has exceeded expectations.

December 01, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | Business


Ribbon cutting planned at Plains State Bank

Plains State Bank will cut the ribbon and host an open house to celebrate its third full-service Kansas branch, located at 800 Coolidge St., at ...

November 29, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


New leadership at Alliance Water Resources

Alliance Water Resources announces that Sandy Neal, former VP/Director of Business Development and Human Resources, has been appointed as the new Alliance president.

November 29, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


4th Annual Healing Hearts Ranch Rodeo

Healing Hearts Ranch held its 4th Annual Ranch Rodeo fundraiser on Oct. 22, complete with its "City Slicker" mugging, ranch rodeo competition, family fun activities ...

November 29, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


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