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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


Kansas individual health plan consumers should check all plans for impact of subsidies

TOPEKA - Kansas consumers making choices by Dec. 15 on individual health insurance for 2018 should compare all plans to see how any subsidies will contribute to the premiums, according to Ken Selzer, CPA, Kansas Commissioner of Insurance.

December 02, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


Chamber Banquet to feature 'The Art of the Community'

The Great Bend Chamber of Commerce & Economic Development will present "The Art of Community" art contest in conjunction with the 2018 Chamber Banquet scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018. Barton County high school students are encouraged to participate in this opportunity of expression and creativity. Top winners will receive cash prizes in addition to numerous other perks and recognition.

December 01, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


Nex-Tech photo contest open for entries

The Central Kansas Nex-Tech Directory wants to communicate something special about the essence of central Kansas using a photograph for the cover of the 2018 directory. The image selected will win $300.

December 01, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


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St. Rose PAs share women’s health information at Senior Center

Two physician assistants (PAs) from St. Rose Health Center recently presented women's health information to an audience at the Great Bend Senior Center, concentrating ...

May 22, 2018 | Special to the Tribune | Business


Douglas Thurman joins American State Bank & Trust

American State Bank and Trust announced this week that Douglas Thurman of Hays has joined the bank in a newly created position of executive vice ...

May 21, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Business


Who pays for damage caused by downed trees?

TOPEKA - Strong spring storms across Kansas can bring high winds, toppling trees onto homes and vehicles. But, once the storm passes and clean up begins ...

May 21, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Business


LCMHF Announces Employees of the Quarter

LARNED - The Larned Correctional Mental Health Facility is pleased to announce the following Employees of the Quarter for the second quarter of the year 2018 ...

May 20, 2018 | Special to the Tribune | Business


Teaming up with Telemedicine

It started in late January as an ounce of prevention for Brian Mitchell. The Great Bend businessman, who has operated Pro-Green Total Lawn Care for ...

May 19, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Business


Small-town Kansas meat processor leaving nationwide footprint with new website

LARNED - B&B Quality Meats announced the release of its new website, bandbqualitymeats.com. The fully redesigned website features revamped web pages that allow shoppers ...

May 15, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Business


Rosewood celebrates 20 years in style

Friday evening was remarkable for dozens of people with developmental disabilities. They showed up dressed in their best attire, many of them chauffeured to the ...

May 14, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Business


New therapy systems enhance residents' lives

When Kim Rockhold refers to the new equipment at Cherry Village Benevolence as a "therapist's dream," she is not thinking of herself or her ...

May 12, 2018 | Special to the Tribune | Business


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