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Celebrate Fall with family and friends at Granny Mae’s Pumpkin Patch

Granny Mae's Pumpkin Patch, located off I-70 at the Dorrance exit 199, will be open weekends throughout the month of October beginning Sept. 24. Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturdays and 1 to 5 p.m. on Sundays. Granny Mae's offers a fall festival atmosphere including over 100 different varieties of pick-your-own pumpkins and gourds and live music, bonfires, and covered trolley rides to Scarecrow Meadow. Additional activities include train rides down Pumpkin Lane, Kernal's Carnival Games, a five acre corn maze and a chance to find hidden treasures in Baley Park.

September 20, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


Clara Barton Hospital acquires Nanosphere

Clara Barton Hospital recently acquired a new diagnostic instrument that will allow doctors to receive results of a variety of in-house tests much faster. For patients, this means an improvement in the quality of care. Instead of waiting two to three days for a diagnosis of some conditions, with the help of a Nanosphere, that wait can be cut to mere hours.

September 20, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


Amazon's 30-hour workweek not just about saving money

Amazon's experiment with a 30-hour workweek could have far-reaching impact on the job market if it fails or succeeds, according to reports that speculate the internet retail giant's workplace policy is a ploy to attract top talent.

September 20, 2016 | Sarah Anderson Deseret News | Business


HaysMed welcomes new physicians

HaysMed Medical recently welcomed three new physicians to their medical staff. Dr. David Lerner, Dr. Elizabeth Snyder and Dr. Wally Walstrom have all recently begun practicing at HaysMed.

September 17, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


Local independent business woman earns coveted Mary Kay pink Cadillac in recognition of outstanding

Mary Kay Independent Sales Director Jil Johnson of Great Bend has earned the use of the exclusive Mary Kay pink Cadillac, an iconic symbol of success, the most coveted incentive awarded by Mary Kay.

September 17, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


Scamming the millennials

Everyone is familiar with this stereotype: The naïve and vulnerable aging citizen who sadly loses a huge chunk of their savings to an Internet scam artist. Yet, a recent study conducted by the Better Business Bureau has shown that aging baby boomers are in fact less likely to be victimized than are millennials, those born between 1980 and 2000.

September 17, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


Doctor’s referral not necessary for St. Rose physical therapy

Melanie Schroeter has been providing physical therapy services at St. Rose Health Center for only a short time but she has noticed that many people don't realize they can have treatments without a doctor's referral.

September 15, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | Business


How fantasy football can be a cost and a benefit at the office

Fantasy football can drain a company’s productivity, costing employers an estimated $16.8 billion over the course of the season. But could factors such as employee morale and networking with clients offset that projected loss?

September 15, 2016 | Sarah Anderson Deseret News | Business


The importance of credit scores and how they work

If you don’t know a lot (or even anything) about credit scores, you’re not alone. About half of consumers surveyed by Experian, a credit reporting agency, recently said they were “only somewhat knowledgeable” about credit scores.

September 15, 2016 | Sarah Anderson Deseret News | Business


How to identify and prevent job burnout

A mismatch between your work and your personality may have more to do with job burnout than your boss or co-workers, according a CBS News report.

September 14, 2016 | Sarah Anderson Deseret News | Business


Why a redefinition of retirement may be in order

With older workers staying on creating a stigma against those workers who don't stick around, a redefinition of the term "retirement" may be in order.

September 14, 2016 | Sarah Anderson Deseret News | Business


HaysMed presents Stroke Symposium for health professionals

HaysMed will present a Stroke Symposium on Wednesday, Oct. 12. The program is jointly provided by HaysMed and The University of Kansas Medical Center Continuing Education and Professional Development and the Area Health Education Center – West. The program will be held at HaysMed in the Hadley Conference Rooms. The presentations will run from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. with registration beginning at 8:30 a.m. Topics to be covered include an update on the Kansas Heart and Stroke Collaborative, improving population health through better health care delivery, clots, retrieval, ischemic stroke, case reviews, cryptogenic stroke and ...

September 13, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


Tribune newsroom promotions announced

There have been some changes in the Great Bend Tribune newsroom. City reporter Susan Thacker has been named news editor and area reporter Jim Misunas has been named sports editor.

September 10, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


Cheyenne Travel /Please Go Away Vacations 50th anniversary

As part of a year-long observance of serving the traveling public for the past 50 years, Cheyenne Travel/Please Go Away Vacations hosted an afternoon "thank you" party celebrating its Golden Anniversary on Aug. 27, in the CUNA Mutual Retirement Solutions conference center. Past travelers were invited, and they came to Great Bend from Nebraska, Oklahoma and throughout Kansas.

September 10, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


Historic partnership designed to increase access to quality health care

The University of Kansas Hospital and Hays Medical Center (HaysMed) announced a Letter of Intent has been signed for a partnership to improve access to patient care and extend the commitment of high quality care shared by both hospitals throughout the state of Kansas.

September 10, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


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Food Bank of Barton County wins over $10,000 from 100+ People Who Care members

The Community Food Bank of Barton County is the 2018 first-quarter recipient of the 100+ People That Care of Barton County group. Members of the ...

February 20, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Business


ABBB announces two promotions

Adams, Brown, Beran & Ball, Chartered (ABBB) announces the promotions of Cindy J. Stueder, CPA, and Austin Coyan, CPA, CFE. Both are team members in the ...

February 17, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Business


BBB: Search engine slip-ups can get you scammed in a flash

All it takes is one key-stroke error, or perhaps one absent-minded click on a link. That's all they need to pull you into scamland ...

February 17, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Business


CUNA Mutual Group contribution

MADISON, Wisc. - CUNA Mutual Group announced it has made a $20 million contribution, the single largest of its kind, to the CUNA Mutual Group Foundation ...

February 17, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Business


Venture assigned patent for spray paving coating

ALEXANDRIA, Va. - Venture of Great Bend, has been assigned a patent (9,890,299) developed by Orville Spray, Great Bend, for a "spray paving coating ...

February 17, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Business


Comfort Pro announces retirement

After more than 30 years of owning and operating R&M Heating and Cooling in Russell, Rick and Karen Gates sold their business to Comfort ...

February 13, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Business


The race is on: BBB tips for tax filing

This year the deadline for filing 2017 income tax returns is Tuesday, April 17. Because the usual April 15 deadline falls on a Sunday and ...

February 12, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Business


OPI’s new website offers one-stop shopping at all locations

In the past, Office Products Inc. (OPI) maintained two separate websites – one that outlined its services and another that offered online ordering.

February 12, 2018 | Special to the Tribune | Business


Animal Medical Center completes major remodel in Great Bend

Animal Medical Center, located at 622 McKinley in Great Bend, recently completed remodeling of its entire veterinary facility, said Dr. Nels Lindberg, senior partner at ...

February 10, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Business


Weaver shares PVCH information about sleep, heart disease

During American Heart Month, the public is reminded of health risks associated with lifestyle choices, such as smoking and eating unhealthy foods.

February 09, 2018 | Special to the Tribune | Business


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