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Schartz joins American State Bank and Trust

Pawnee County native Pete Schartz has joined American State Bank and Trust Company in Great Bend as its new vice-president for agricultural and commercial lending.

September 14, 2014 | | Business


Pretty Pieces Bouttique to open

HOISINGTON - A unique store in the area, Pretty Pieces Boutique, 118 N. Main, will be opening Sept. 18 in downtown Hoisington, specializing in women's clothing for those who conceal/carry guns.

September 12, 2014 | | Business


BBB advice for consumers concerning data breaches

News of another huge data breach last week was most unwelcome. Home Depot notified the public of the breach, which may end up being even larger than the Target incident back in December. The eventual cost to Home Depot has been predicted to be hundreds of millions. The cost to consumers cannot be measured in mere dollars. Of course the monetary effect may end up being significant but there is also the price of the consumer's loss of confidence in our digital credit card system.

September 12, 2014 | | Business


Rosewood Horse Program Brings Second World Championship Back to Kansas

Nine Rosewood Ranch horse riders competed in the National Snaffle Bit Association World Championship Show Aug. 14-15 at Ford Truck Arena in Tulsa, Okla. For the second time in three years, Rosewood Ranch brought home a World Championship Trophy from that event to central Kansas.

September 12, 2014 | | Business


Sunrise Campaign kicks off; benefits infants, toddlers and adults

When the topic is "personal independence," children are not usually the first people that come to mind.

September 12, 2014 | | Business


Ribbon cut on K-23 project north of Hoxie

A project that improved 19 miles of K-23 north of Hoxie will be open to traffic within the next two weeks.

September 10, 2014 | | Business


CUNA Mutual grant recipients

Employees from CUNA Mutual Retirement Solutions in Great Bend presented checks to the grant recipients of the Barton County Quality of Life Endowment. After submitting a letter of inquiry and presenting the needs for their funding requests, awards were given to: St. Rose Foundation for their Drive Thru Flu Shot Clinic; Clara Barton Hospital Foundation for their Therapy Services and Laundry Addition; Great Bend Public Library Teen Spot Furniture; and Golden Belt Community Foundation for enhancements to the downtown area.

September 07, 2014 | | Business


Great Bend native and President and General Manager of Sunflower Broadcasting receives honor

Great Bend native and President and General Manager of Sunflower Broadcasting, Inc., Joan Barrett, was named one of Wichita's Top Women in Business for 2014. Barrett was among only 20 women who received the honor Aug. 26, at a special presentation hosted by the Wichita Business Journal.

September 07, 2014 | | Business


Walmart Foundation Seeking Kansas nonprofits for giving program

The Walmart Foundation State Giving Council Program will open the application period for its fourth cycle of giving on Sept. 7. Kansas nonprofit organizations can apply for funding to support programs within the scope of the "Focused Giving" areas that include hunger relief, healthy eating or career opportunity. Grant requests for programs that would fall under "Community Engagement Giving," i.e. education, health care access and other human services programs will also be accepted during this cycle. In order to be considered for grant funding this cycle, applications must be received by 11:59 p.m. Central time on Sept ...

September 05, 2014 | | Business


New Rubber Division Manager

T&C MFG & Operating, Inc. announces that Clinton Pangburn has joined the T&C team as the new Rubber Division Manager. Clint previously worked for ODFL as a supervisor responsible for all freight leaving the Great Bend warehouse.

September 03, 2014 | | Business


Commissioner’s Corner-September 2014 By Sandy Praeger Earthquake insurance coverage can be an optio

The recent spate of measurable earthquakes in Oklahoma, California, and even in Kansas have prompted some consumers and the media to wonder about earthquake insurance options.

September 03, 2014 | Sandy Praeger | Business


KHA Leadership Institute graduates 32

The KHA Leadership Institute graduated its 13th class of 32 students on Aug. 22 at the Critical Issues Summit in Wichita. Students, including John Moshier from Clara Barton Hospital in Hoisington, Donita from St. Rose Ambulatory & Surgery Center in Great Bend, were nominated by their hospital's CEO to be part of this select group. They represent the future leaders of Kansas hospitals.

September 03, 2014 | | Business


Roger Long, Rosen’s Inc., receives agribusiness honor

The Kansas Agribusiness Retailers Association (KARA) bestowed its highest honor, the Distinguished Service Award, to Roger Long of Rosen's Inc. in Great Bend. The award presentation took place during the organization's annual meeting on Aug. 19 at the Hilton Garden Inn in Manhattan.

August 31, 2014 | | Business


Simpson Farm Enterprises honored for outstanding Apache Sprayer sales

Simpson Farm Enterprises Inc., an agricultural sprayer dealer and products business with four locations in Kansas, was recognized for its outstanding sales performance in 2013 as an Apache Sprayer Dealer by Equipment Technologies, the manufacturer of Apache-brand sprayers.

August 31, 2014 | | Business


KAKE News wins Emmy

KAKE TV was recently awarded a regional Emmy for outstanding newscast by the Heartland Chapter of the National Television Academy Awards. KAKE's "Good Morning Kansas" program was honored with the award for Best Morning Newscast – Medium Market. "Good Morning Kansas" is anchored by Jemelle Holopirek and meteorologist Frank Waugh, produced by Melisha Regier and directed by Russ Sturm. KAKE was the only Wichita television station to receive an Emmy award in this year's competition.

August 31, 2014 | | Business


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What to do if your hoverboard is among the half million recalled

After a months-long investigation into the well-publicized risks of self-balancing scooters, nicknamed hoverboards, the Consumer Product Safety Commission has issued a product recall for more ...

July 16, 2016 | Sarah Anderson Deseret News | Business


Perks staff receives training from award-winning company

Since Perks Coffee Shoppe features the award-winning PT's Coffee, the staff wanted to learn more about the product and went directly to the source.

July 14, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | Business


St. Rose Health Center blood screenings set for July 23

St. Rose Health Center staff members and volunteers will be on hand from 6:30 to 9 a.m. Saturday, July 23 for the next ...

July 14, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | Business


Quillin new children’s coordinator for Sunflower Early Education Center

Even though Heather Quillin is the new children's services coordinator at Sunflower Diversified Services, she will continue in her role as a speech-language pathologist ...

July 14, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | Business


Cherry Village’s Tina Mingenback earns dietary certification

Tina Mingenback has added a new credential to her formal education to better serve residents at Cherry Village Benevolence.

July 14, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | Business


Paid parental leave wanted for both genders, Americans say

Few people are able to take paid family leave, but many of both genders would like to. And it’s something for which Americans are ...

July 14, 2016 | Sarah Anderson Deseret News | Business


Are millennials not taking stock in the stock market?

Perhaps it's not surprising that a generation that came of age during the recession isn't investing in the stock market, although those that ...

July 13, 2016 | Sarah Anderson Deseret News | Business


Yager earns QuickBooks ProAdvisor certification

Holste & Bowers LLC in Great Bend recently recognized Sheri Yager for becoming a QuickBooks ProAdvisor to better serve the clients of the locally owned accounting ...

July 12, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


Sunflower Financial launches a new investment firm focused on delivering better outcomes

Introducing Logia Portfolio Management, a new investment management firm that partners with advisors to meet the needs of today's investor. Logia, a subsidiary of ...

July 12, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


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