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Great Bend Regional Hospital leads the charge in Heart Disease Awareness Initiative

As a leading healthcare provider in central Kansas, Great Bend Regional Hospital was proud to lead the charge in raising awareness for heart disease in women on Friday, Feb. 5, which was National Wear Red Day. The nationwide initiative is organized by the American Heart Association as part of American Heart Month. According to the nonprofit organization, heart disease and stroke cause 1 in 3 deaths among women each year, killing approximately one woman every 80 seconds. However, 80 percent of cardiac and stroke events may be prevented with education and action.

February 07, 2016 | | Business


Jacam Chemical assigned patent

Jacam Chemical in Sterling has been assigned a patent (9,249,651) developed by four co-inventors for a "method and apparatus for downhole application of treatment chemicals in gas wells." The co-inventors are James C. Baker of Anthony, Harlan G. McCormack of Wichita, Gene F. Brock of Conroe, Texas, and Gene H. Zaid of Sterling.

February 07, 2016 | | Business


​Three imaging employees at Great Bend Regional Hospital earn new certifications

In a hospital serving thousands of patients each year, the Imaging Department for Great Bend Regional Hospital has about a dozen employees and keeps extremely busy. Three of its employees recently passed new Boards, earning certifications to perform advanced level testing for the growing hospital.

February 05, 2016 | | Business


Tribune Broadcasting names Joan Barrett VP/GM of KDVR and KWGN in Denver

DENVER, Colo. – Tribune Broadcasting, a division of Tribune Media (NYSE: TRCO), announced the appointment of Joan Barrett as vice president/GM of KDVR and KWGN in Denver. Barrett will oversee all aspects of the station, including strategic planning and day-to-day operations. Barrett is expected to join the company later this month.

February 05, 2016 | | Business


The top morning habits of successful people

If you start your day with a quick jog or by helping your kids get off to school, your morning routine has something in common with some of the most successful people around.

February 04, 2016 | Nick Anderson Deseret News | Business


Make your office a fun place to be, study says

Who says you can’t have fun at work?

February 02, 2016 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Business


Are you saving or hoarding your money?

What would you do with an extra $750?

February 01, 2016 | Sam Turner Deseret News | Business


Breastfeeding in the workplace isn’t easy for new moms

Last week, Angela Joy, an Australian firefighter of the Victorian County Fire Authority, snapped a photo of her breastfeeding her baby during a community event. The post garnered more than 38,000 Likes on Facebook, and a strong reaction with more than 1,000 comments.

January 31, 2016 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Business


Winter storm Jonas: Your loss is someone else’s gain

The devastating storm dubbed "Winter Storm Jonas" that hit the East Coast this past weekend left as many as 37 dead, reports The Weather Channel, while costing an estimated $500 million to $1 billion in damages, lost wages and other expenses, says the Atlantic.

January 31, 2016 | Sam Turner Deseret News | Business


Associated Youth Services to join Saint Francis Community Services

Saint Francis Community Services (SFCS) announced today that Associated Youth Services (AYS) is merging with SFCS in a move designed to expand and enhance services to at-risk children and youth within Kansas City and the rest of the state. A nonprofit provider to youth in crisis situations since 1972, AYS will continue to operate its programs and services within the Kansas City metro area under the name "Associated Youth Services."

January 31, 2016 | | Business


Keller Real Estate receives award

The Farmers Alliance Companies in McPherson have announced that Keller Real Estate & Insurance Inc. in Great Bend has been named a Farmers Alliance Advantage Agent for 2016. To qualify as an Advantage Agent, an agency must exhibit superior professionalism and profitability over five consecutive years. Advantage Agents are recognized by Farmers Alliance as the "best of the best." To reach this level of distinction is a reflection of this agency's commitment to their customers and their community.

January 31, 2016 | | Business


Great Bend residents cite benefits of HaysMed surgeon’s St. Rose clinic

Duane Huntwork's medical issues began about 10 years ago when he was diagnosed with an autoimmune disease.

January 28, 2016 | | Business


Cherry Village certified as Continuing Care Retirement Community

Jeremy Lewis has long known Cherry Village Benevolence offers the whole gamut of services – from checking in on assisted-living residents to round-the-clock nursing care. And everything in between.

January 27, 2016 | | Business




How 5 retailers have responded to online-shopping trends

Wal-Mart announced last week that it will be closing 269 stores in the U.S. and internationally. About 10,000 jobs will be lost in the process.

January 25, 2016 | Sam Turner Deseret News | Business


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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

December 01, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


Heartland Cancer Center Highlights Lung Cancer Awareness Through November

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in the United States and the world. Annually, about 200,000 people in the United States ...

November 28, 2017 | Special to the Tribune | Business


$1.8 million awarded to help families obtain housing

TOPEKA - Thirteen non-profits and public housing authorities will share approximately $1.8 million in Tenant Based Rental Assistance (TBRA) to help Kansas families obtain safe ...

November 28, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


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