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REALTOR Board to change names

The National Association of REALTORS approved a name change for the Salina Board of REALTORS to now be known as the Great Plains Association of REALTORS. The name change reflects the merger of the Salina Board of REALTORS with the Great Bend Board of REALTORS, the Flint Hills Board of REALTORS, and the Russell Board of REALTORS.

December 18, 2015 | | Business


The financial mindset of the minimalist: splurging on what matters most

Ramon Khan and his family enjoy their lifestyle — a diet made up largely of organic foods, a gym membership and an expansive home theater.

December 17, 2015 | Jeff Wuorio Deseret News | Business


Catholic Charities receives donations

Instead of another fruitcake or box of chocolates, Dr. Roger Marshall with the Heartland Regional Health Clinic decided to do something different for his employees this Christmas. He made a donation to Catholic Charities of Southwest Kansas to support women and families in need, and he made the gift in the name of his employees.

December 15, 2015 | | Business


7 things to consider before saving for your kids college

Haven’t worked out a savings plan for your child’s college education? You’re not alone.

December 14, 2015 | Troy Martin FamilyShare | Business


Reinke recognizes Raindrop Repair with Gold Pride Award

Reinke has recognized Raindrop Repair, Inc. in St. John with a Gold Reinke Pride award in recognition of the company's marketing year success. The Reinke dealership was honored during Reinke's recent annual convention held in November in Dallas, Texas.

December 13, 2015 | | Business


Aaron’s Sales and Lease donates to Golden Belt Humane Society

Golden Belt Humane Society received a monetary donation of $500 from Aaron's Sales and Lease to help match pets with owners.

December 13, 2015 | | Business


Local agent visits federal lawmakers

Rhonda Knudson, LUTCF joined other professional insurance agents, advisors, brokers, consultants and employee benefit specialists from across the country in Washington, D.C. on Dec. 1-3, to meet with U.S. Senate and U.S. House members and staff as part of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors' Political Action and Involvement Meeting.

December 13, 2015 | | Business


Ring in the new year with dance

From Jan. 10 through Feb. 7, Danceography will hold its winter couples' classes session. Dr. Matt and Jaimie Fehr will teach how to two step, waltz, 10 step and 20 step, as well as line dance, tricks and more. The classes are from 6 to 7:45 p.m. every Sunday evening. Check out the "Explore Great Bend" for December's discounts. Call today to reserve your couples spot 620.617.1933, email danceography.studios@gmail.com, or stop by the studio today 1403 Main St. to get signed up.

December 13, 2015 | | Business


St. Rose screening Dec. 19

The last St. Rose Health Center blood screening of the year is scheduled for 6:30 to 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 19 and the dates for next year's screens have been set.

December 09, 2015 | | Business


St. Rose takes vaccine to schools, encourages employers to participate

The memories of a nasty bout of the flu are still fresh in the mind of David Reiser. Which is why he didn't hesitate to take St. Rose Health Center up on its offer to bring the flu vaccine to him this year.

December 09, 2015 | | Business


Diabetes Solutions available at HaysMed, Pawnee Valley Community Hospital

Those with diabetes can get a jump on a New Year's resolution by signing up for educational classes to help them manage their disease.

December 09, 2015 | | Business


Light display spreading holiday cheer at Great Bend Regional Hospital

A new holiday light display adorns the west surgery entrance at Great Bend Regional Hospital, spreading holiday cheer to all who see it. The display was purchased through a live auction donation at the USD 428 Education Foundation Dinner last month. Stueder Contractors usually places this display on their building on 10th Street, but made a decision this year to donate it for the good of the foundation.

December 09, 2015 | | Business


Central Kansas Family Practice invests in new lab equipment

Central Kansas Family Practice (CKFP) is one of the few family practices in the area to offer an in-house laboratory. Recently, the practice invested in a new piece of laboratory equipment that is improving the relevance of the lab and its services. The new tabletop chemistry analyzer is an Alfa Wasserman Axcel, an upgrade from the machine they were using previously. Not only does it save space compared to the larger, old-fashioned machine but it performs a large variety of chemistry tests to help the CKFP staff provide results to its patients as quickly as possible.

December 09, 2015 | | Business


Know your holiday purchase protection

Many Kansans are now working on their family holiday gift lists for Christmas. When you are deciding on those gifts that will remain in your home, it is important to know what your existing insurance covers before purchasing additional protection, like an extended warranty.

December 06, 2015 | Ken Selzer, CPA, Kansas Commissioner of Insurance | Business


Travel Agent Magazine recognizes 25 leading travel advisors of 2015

Great Bend may not be an international travel hot spot, but it's the center of the universe for the clients of Paula Axman's four-person travel agency in a small rural community of 16,000. "The nearest city of comparable size is 60 miles away. Yet Paula, individually, and as leader of our agency, regularly garners national peer recognition for herself and our agency," says office manager Larry Kopke. Over the course of her 27-year career, Axman has been a Collette "Agent of the Year," a "Top National Producer" for Globus Family of Brands and one of American Express ...

December 06, 2015 | | Business


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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 ...

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 ...

January 25, 2016 | Sam Turner Deseret News | Business


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