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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


St. Francis Community Services Foster Family of the Year

Many people would balk at the prospect of a half dozen teenaged boys roaming about under their roof. Just the logistical challenge of feeding them would test the resolve of most. Others, however, relish the challenge – like Berge and Sharon Cox, retired corrections officers uniquely suited for managing a household full of adolescent boys.

August 17, 2014 | | Business


Dr. Rush joins OBGYN at Heartland Regional

Heartland Regional OBGYN, in partnership with Great Bend Regional Hospital, announced the arrival of Dr. Aisha Rush OBGYN to the Great Bend area.

August 15, 2014 | | Business


Troyer fills new director position at both Heartland Cancer Centers

The two Heartland Cancer Centers (HCCs) now have one director who oversees all aspects of patient care and coordinates all administrative duties.

August 13, 2014 | | Business


KDADS Secretary Bruffett tours Rosewood

Kari Bruffett, secretary of the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services, spent Friday morning touring the multiple locations that comprise Rosewood Services.

August 12, 2014 | | Business


Rosewood horse riders excel at Hutchinson, prepare for World Show

A dozen riders from Rosewood Services participated in their final in-state horse show of the season in late July. The riders competed in the South Central Stock Horse Association (SCSHA) Horse Show at the Hutchinson State Fair Grounds July 26 and 27. The riders will close out their horse show season this month at the National Snaffle Bit Association World Championship Show in Tulsa, Okla.

August 10, 2014 | | Business


Crazy Beautiful Salon opens

Crazy Beautiful Salon is open at 1211 Main Street. Owner Tara Jenkinson attended Sidneys Hair Dressing College. She has four years experience as a hair and eyelash stylist. Crazy Beautiful Salon is a full service salon with haircuts, color, perms, special occasion styles, make up applications, nails, manicures, pedicures, sugaring, eyelash extensions, and spray tanning. Stylists include Angi Seifert with 17 years experience; Erica Keffer with four years experience; and Ashley Brungardt with two years experience. Call 620-792-4247 for an appointment. Walk-ins are welcome.

August 10, 2014 | | Business


Sunflower Diversified participates in new KanCare program

Brandi Demel, R.N., has been setting the stage for the rollout of a new program that will help local and area residents find the resources they need for a healthier life.

August 10, 2014 | | Business


Great Bend accountant promoted to manager at Adams, Brown, Beran & Ball

The certified public accounting firm of Adams, Brown, Beran & Ball, Chartered is pleased to announce the promotion of Luke M. George, CPA to manager.

August 10, 2014 | | Business


St. Rose offers new wellness program to area businesses

Barton and Pawnee county employers now have access to a new program at St. Rose Ambulatory & Surgery Center designed to help their bottom line and encourage preventive health care for their employees.

August 07, 2014 | | Business


Sunflower Diversified participates in new KanCare program

Brandi Demel, R.N., has been setting the stage for the rollout of a new program that will help local and area residents find the resources they need for a healthier life.

August 07, 2014 | | Business


How to be a Reporter’s Favorite News Source

Reporters love sources who understand their needs.

August 06, 2014 | Ginny Grimsley | Business


Cuna Mutual Retirement Solutions hires Paul Swanson, promotes Chris Phillips

CUNA Mutual Retirement Solutions has hired Paul Swanson as vice president, Intermediary Sales and Institutional Relationship Management. Reporting to Senior Vice President Paul Chong, Swanson will lead the company's intermediary and institutional sales efforts.

August 06, 2014 | | Business


State Treasurer warns of Unclaimed Property Scam

State Treasurer Ron Estes warns Kansans of suspicious postcards labeled as an "Unclaimed Property Notification."

August 03, 2014 | | Business


New Channel Seedsman comes to Great Bend

Putting Seedsmanship at Work® into practice, Channel has hired Ryan Fanshier as a Channel Seedsman in Barton and Stafford counties and surrounding area.

August 03, 2014 | | Business


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The 3 most important elements of a successful marriage

The art of marriage is typically thought of to be exactly that — an art form.

July 14, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


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