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Economy created 215,000 new jobs in March, but are they real jobs?

The March jobs report brought more good news: a 215,000 net increase in jobs and a 5 percent unemployment rate. That good news, however, is accompanied by new research suggesting that most of the new jobs are temporary.

April 06, 2016 | Sam Turner Deseret News | Business


FMI adds Rondeau, Teichman to board

Farmers Mutual Insurance, headquartered in Ellinwood, has elected Mark Rondeau of Great Bend and Ruth Teichman of Stafford to their Board of Directors.

April 06, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


How the private sector can help increase National Security following successful iPhone unlocking

Since the 9/11 terrorist attacks, the U.S. has placed an added emphasis on public-private partnerships to improve security and assist with law enforcement. A recent skirmish between Apple and the FBI, however, has challenged the way private-sector companies interact with government agencies, promoting a strange mash-up of opposition, cooperation, and even a healthy dose of competition.

April 05, 2016 | Sam Turner Deseret News | Business


KU Law School to honor 3, including Great Bend’s Larry Keenan

An attorney, a legal scholar and a federal judge will be recognized with the University of Kansas School of Law's highest honor.

April 03, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


BBB advice for controlling pests and choosing exterminators

As April's warmer weather spreads across the Sunflower State, pest control can become an issue for residents. Whether the culprits are ants, cockroaches, stinging insects, termites or flies, the rising temperatures can mean problems controlling them. Your Better Business Bureau has some advice for consumers selecting a trustworthy pest control company.

April 03, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


Landmark to sponsor free shred day in Great Bend

Landmark National Bank will hold a free shred day in Great Bend. The event will be from 9 a.m. to noon on Friday, April 8, at the bank, 1623 Main Street.

April 03, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


Why saving is only half the equation for a comfortable retirement

When it comes to the finances of retirement, most attention has fallen on the savings end of the equation.

March 31, 2016 | Jeff Wuorio Deseret News | Business


How to know when it's time to buy an electric car

A title of a 2006 documentary posed the question: “Who Killed the Electric Car?”

March 30, 2016 | Jeff Wuorio Deseret News | Business


5 companies with a foot in the door of Cuba's budding tourism market

This week, when Barack Obama visited Cuba (the first U.S. President to visit Cuba since Calvin Coolidge did so in 1928) he had a number of goals: loosen trade restrictions, "normalize relations" and eventually help Cubans gain greater freedom.

March 28, 2016 | Sam Turner Deseret News | Business


Americans hate taxes more than cleaning public toilets

For 60 years, the deadline for income tax returns has fallen in the middle of April. Yet this year, as usual, many Americans will put off filing their taxes until the last possible minute.

March 28, 2016 | Sam Turner Deseret News | Business


Donation to Great Migration Rally

March 27, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


BBB’s Scam Tracker a valuable tool for consumers

USA Today recently reported that there are over 86 million scam calls made every month in the U.S. Add to that number the millions more of email and text scams, and the number is truly staggering. No one is immune from scams. The poor, the elderly, the sick and everyone else can fall victim to the crooks that are constantly trying to get access to others' money.

March 27, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


​Mike Siefkes becomes mayor of SeaTac

Mike Siefkes, son of Great Bend residents John and Gloria Siefkes, is now mayor of SeaTac, Wash.

March 25, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


Why people bet on March Madness, even when they know they'll lose

The odds of filling out a perfect March Madness bracket are 1 in 9,223,372,036,854,775,808.

March 24, 2016 | Sam Turner Deseret News | Business


5 alternatives to investing in the stock market

When you think about investing you probably automatically think of the stock market, but that isn't the only (or necessarily the best) way to invest. If you're too scared to join the wild ride of the stock market, there are plenty of alternatives to investing.

March 24, 2016 | Paul Moyer Deseret News | Business


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Ibarra completes Operations School

Roxanne Ibarra, operations coordinator at The Plains State Bank in Great Bend, recently completed the 2016 Operations School, held May 10-12 at Topeka. The Operations ...

June 15, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


Ibarra of Plains State Bank completes 2016 Operations School

Roxanne Ibarra, Operations Coordinator for the Plains State Bank in Great Bend recently completed the 2016 Operations School held May 10 - 12, in Topeka. The ...

June 14, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


Chambers joins Sunflower Electric Power Corp.

Sunflower Electric Power Corporation announced that Ryan Chambers has joined the company as a planning and distribution engineer in Great Bend. He joined the company ...

June 13, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


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