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Almost Home supports employees with tuition assistance

Since Leilani Schenkel understands employees need encouragement and support to succeed in their jobs, she took steps to ensure three aides at Almost Home Inc. could further their education.

January 09, 2018 | Special to the Tribune | Business


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


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Chores ‘R’ Fun at Rosewood’s ‘Kids Day at the Ranch’

When are chores fun? When they are done in a flurry of activity by curious and energetic children learning about ranch life. That was the ...

June 19, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Business


100 Who Care donation helps make Sunflower security system possible

Thanks to the public's generosity, Sunflower's Early Education Center (EEC) and Incredible Years Preschool are now equipped with a new high-tech security system.

June 16, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Business


BBB: Of scammers and skimmers and shimmers

There are a wide variety of scamming devices available for the crooks of the world. Most recently, for those who thought we would all be ...

June 16, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Business


Dr. Claudia Perez-Tamayo Earns Lifetime Achievement Award from Wichita Business Journal

Radiation oncologist Dr. Claudia Perez-Tamayo has earned a lifetime achievement award from the Wichita Business Journal for her long-standing commitment to treating oncology patients in ...

June 16, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Business


Rodeo royalty to attend coffee

Jaylinn Pfeifer, Ellis, was crowned the 2018 Miss Teen Rodeo Kansas in Dodge City on Aug. 5, 2017.

June 16, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Business


Rosewood showcases fashion flaunt at June Jaunt

There's Fashion Week in New York City, the Red Carpet during the Academy Awards, and now introducing "Great Bend Stores Fashion Show" at June ...

June 16, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Business


Gifts from the heart continues support for CBH

HOISINGTON – A tradition that began five years ago has become an ongoing legacy of true dedication to Clara Barton Hospital. The Gifts from the Heart ...

June 09, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Business


My Favorite Furnishings adds employee

My Favorite Furnishings announced the addition of Mary Stude to its design team. Stude was born and raised in Larned. After graduating high school, she ...

June 09, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Business


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