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Password primer

News stories about data breaches have gotten common over the last few years, so much so that it can be easy to skip right over them and move on to the next news story. During 2013 there were 2,164 incidents exposing over 822 million records. Nearly 48% of those cases involved compromised passwords.

July 27, 2014 | | Business


Tribune staff attend training

Ever since upgrading software this year, staff at the Great Bend Tribune have been learning the finer points of page design using the Adobe Creative Suite products. Last week, reporter Susan Thacker traveled to Topeka, where Russell Viers led a two-day Technology Academy at the Kansas Press Association office. The seminar was partially underwritten by a grant from the Kansas Newspaper Foundation.

July 22, 2014 | | Business


Straub International earns Farm Equipment’s Prestigious 2014 “Best-in-Class Dealership” Award

Straub International in Great Bend has been selected as the 2014 "Best-in-Class Farm Equipment Dealership" by Farm Equipment magazine.

July 20, 2014 | | Business


Farmers Bank & Trust at Barton County Fair

July 20, 2014 | | Business


Sunflower Diversified representatives attend SACK meeting

Sunflower Diversified Services has participated in the Self Advocate Coalition of Kansas (SACK) conference for a number of years because it always promises to provide new and helpful information. Once again, SACK kept its promise.

July 20, 2014 | | Business


Walmart supports Kansas charities, food banks

TOPEKA - Walmart and the Walmart Foundation announced that over the last fiscal year they gave more than $8.7 million in cash and in-kind contributions to charitable organizations throughout Kansas. Globally, the company and its Foundation donated more than $1.3 billion to non-profit groups, surpassing the previous year's total by more than $244 million.

July 15, 2014 | | Business


EDC dancers travel to Tulsa nationals

Dancers from Euphoria Dance Center in Great Bend traveled to Tulsa, Okla. in June to compete in the Talent on Parade National Dance Competition where they performed a slate of solos, two duos, and a small group dance featuring several high placers from the regional competition held in Wichita in May.

July 15, 2014 | Veronica Coons | Business


Thrivent Financial Agent Melinda Kurth opens Great Bend office

Melinda Kurth recently joined Thrivent Financial as a financial representative with a new office at 1311 Williams in downtown Great Bend. Kurth offers comprehensive financial strategies, personal customer service and a wide range of financial products.

July 06, 2014 | | Business


Fuller receives water quality award

Fuller Industries of Great Bend is the recipient of the annual Kansas Water Environment Association's Gold Pretreatment Compliance Award, Mike Bader, City of Great Bend Waste water Treatment Plant manager announced this week.

July 03, 2014 | | Business


Bartlett Grain to start building grain facility

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Bartlett Grain announced Thursday its construction of a new grain facility in Barton County just east of Great Bend on the Kansas and Oklahoma Railroad. "We look forward to bringing our focus on customer service and access to strong destination markets to the area's producers and the region's existing grain elevators," said Bob Knief, president, Bartlett Grain Company.

July 03, 2014 | | Business


Hair Affair therapist

Jessica Garcia is the new Massage Therapist at Hair Affair, 1609 Main in Great Bend. Receiving her license from Heritage College, she specializes in Swedish, Deep Tissue, Trigger Point, Pregnancy and Sports massage. Call 792-8656 for an appointment.

July 02, 2014 | | Business


Eagle Tire celebrates grand opening at new location

Charlie Lamb and JR Suppes have over fifty years of combined experience in the automotive industry. The two business partners had worked together as colleagues for several years before launching their own small business last September. Eagle Tire LLC is a full-service tire center located at 10th & Main in Great Bend. Their wives, Brenda and Amy, also help out with the administrative side of the business.

June 29, 2014 | | Business


Top causes of death in men are preventable

The Mayo Clinic and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) cite heart disease, stroke, cancer and chronic lower respiratory disease as the top causes of death among adult men in the United States. Life expectancy of men in the U.S. is slightly less than 76 years.

June 29, 2014 | | Business




Nex-Tech Wireless and Golden Belt Telephone Open in Larned

Golden Belt Telephone, an authorized agent of Nex-Tech Wireless, has announced its opening in Larned. Golden Belt Telephone, located at 122 West 5th, is now open Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 9am to 3pm, and Wednesdays from Noon to 6pm.

June 29, 2014 | | Business


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Aaron Andrews joins Coldwell Banker Sell Real Estate

Coldwell Banker Sell Real Estate has announced the appointment of Aaron Andrews as a new full time Sales Associate, according to Roger Sell, President.

August 16, 2015 | | Business


CUNA Mutual Retirement Solutions employees attain ASPPA designation

Albert Strobel and Marge McGee of CUNA Mutual Retirement Solutions have recently passed all of the required exams to attain their QPA (Qualified Pension Administrator ...

August 16, 2015 | | Business


Rosewood Services receives ‘Mid America Ag Accolade Award’

Rosewood Services recently received the "Mid America Ag Accolade Award" for the month of June, presented by Mid America Ag Network. Related to the award ...

August 16, 2015 | | Business


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