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Cornerstone Interiors LLC published in national magazine

Cornerstone Interiors LLC interior design firm of Great Bend was recently published in the national Cowboys and Indians magazine. Cornerstone owner and principle designer Debbie Deutsch said that with a lot of hard work and a keen eye for interior design the Cornerstone team transformed a small ranch house in the Kansas Flint Hills into a large, fully remodeled, magazine-worthy residence.

January 09, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Business


Sunflower Bank ABC program supports education

DENVER, CO – Sunflower Bank's annual signature ABC Program has raised over $1,139,000 since 2001 for local schools and students in its Colorado, Kansas, and Missouri communities. As the Bank has expanded, the program has grown with it, raising much-needed funds for supplies, equipment, and books. In 2018 Sunflower is proud to introduce the program to its First National 1870 branch locations in New Mexico and Texas. The ABC Program runs January 2 through March 31 and supports approximately 300 schools.

January 09, 2018 | Special to the Tribune | Business


Almost Home supports employees with tuition assistance

Since Leilani Schenkel understands employees need encouragement and support to succeed in their jobs, she took steps to ensure three aides at Almost Home Inc. could further their education.

January 09, 2018 | Special to the Tribune | Business


Moeder brings more expertise to Sunflower Diversified’s board

Cheri Moeder realizes that Sunflower Diversified Services is an extended family to its clients and is eager to join that family in her new position on the non-profit agency's board of directors.

January 08, 2018 | Special to the Tribune | Business


Home inventory list can help avoid a headache in 2018

TOPEKA – When it comes to preparing for a disaster, AAA Kansas says, most people forget one very important thing: a home inventory. According to the Insurance Information Institute, only half of homeowners have an inventory of the possessions they'd want their insurance company to replace in case of a fire, theft or other disaster.

January 06, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Business


Top local scams

In 2015, BBB launched Scam Tracker, an online interactive tool through which consumers can report and find out about scams in their area. Visit bbb.org/scamtracker/us to utilize the site. Scam Tracker currently lists over 91,500 scams being reported nationally.

December 30, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


KDOT bids

The Kansas Department of Transportation announces approved bids for state highway construction and maintenance projects in Kansas. The letting took place Dec. 13 in Topeka. Some of the bids may include multiple projects that have been bundled based on proximity and type of work. Area bids include:

December 30, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


Trucking company partners with Great Bend FOP

Van Wyk Inc. has a Christmas tradition of issuing a charitable giving matching challenge to employees. Three charities are selected each year, one from each community where the company has terminals, and employees are invited to make a donation. The company matches dollar-for-dollar whatever employees donate to the select charities.

December 30, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


Truck Parking Information Management System project underway

The Kansas Department of Transportation has joined together with seven other states in the Mid America Association of State Transportation Officials (MAASTO) to develop a multi-state Truck Parking Information Management System. This TPIMS project will improve the safety and efficiency of America's freight network by providing real-time parking availability information to truck drivers through dynamic message signs, smart phone applications, traveler information websites, and other communication methods.

December 23, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


Lisa Milton joins Sunflower Diversified Services board

Lisa Milton is new to the Sunflower Diversified Services Board of Directors but she already is "impressed with the staff and other board members" at the non-profit agency.

December 20, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


Cookie Contest raises $855 for Barton County Food Bank

The community came together during Great Bend's Home for the Holidays to support the local economy and spread Christmas cheer. What better way to instill the holiday spirit and get people shopping than by offering cookies?

December 09, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


Dupuis named 3rd quarter employee of 2017

Eakin Enterprises Inc. has selected Brenton Dupuis as employee of the 3rd quarter for 2017. Brenton was selected from factors based on job performance and safety.

December 09, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


Dr. Sloan brings ob-gyn services to HaysMed/St. Rose Specialty Clinic

Jenna Sloan, M.D., is no stranger to Great Bend and feels fortunate to now be part of the HaysMed/St. Rose Specialty Clinic here.

December 07, 2017 | Special to the Tribune | Business


Retired city administrator honored at meeting

LENEXA – The Kansas Association of City/County Management held its annual conference Nov. 15-17 at Lenexa. Several civic officials were recognized, including retired Great Bend City Administrator Howard Partington who received a Career Achievement Award.

December 06, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


Riese is Superior Essex third quarter STAR

HOISINGTON - Superior Essex is proud to announce the latest recipient of the STAR Employee Recognition Award. Terry Riese, Cut Stand Operator, was named the third quarter 2017 STAR Employee and was treated to a dinner in his honor, a customized gift pack, a plaque, and STAR Employee parking privileges.

December 06, 2017 | Special to the Tribune | Business


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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


Financial expert: 3 things to know about Monday's market dip

If you pay attention to the stock market religiously or even infrequently, Monday’s stock market dip likely still grabbed your attention.

February 07, 2018 | Carter Williams KSL.com | Business


St. Rose offers after-hours mammogram appointments

Since Shannon Deines understands the whirlwind schedules of working moms, she wanted to offer an expanded service to make their lives a little easier.

February 06, 2018 | Special to the Tribune | Business


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