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Is the 40-hour workweek falling out of fashion?

In 1938, Congress passed the Fair Labor Standards Act as part of then president Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal. As a result, the 40-hour workweek (based on the eight-hour workday) became fully integrated, and legislated, as part of American corporate culture.

May 22, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


What Americans get wrong about miscarriages

Despite the fact that 15 to 20 percent of clinically recognized pregnancies end in miscarriage, Americans remain largely in the dark as to why and how often they happen, according to a new study by The American College of Obstetrician and Gynecologists.

May 19, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


Yoga at work might help you control stress

If you’re like the majority of American workers, you’ve most likely felt stressed at work within the past week.

May 18, 2015 | Tyler Stahle Deseret News | Business


What does a Dutch cereal farm have to teach us about overpopulation?

Concerns about overpopulation have been a mainstay in poverty eradication discussions for decades. But according to the Brookings Institution, the problem isn't only overhyped, it's also missing the bigger issue.

May 18, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


How The Great Recession affected your emotional health

The Great Recession has shaped up to be one of the defining factors of the millennial generation.

May 18, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


McDonald's unhealthy image and why it can't shake it

With a wink to its core customer, the 18-25-year-old, non-discerning white male, McDonald’s released an ad in January mocking heath nuts.

May 18, 2015 | Deborah Sutton Deseret News | Business


Stephen Colbert just made a lot of teachers in South Carolina very happy

Former late-night cable news satirist — and heir to David Letterman's throne at CBS' "Late Night" — Stephen Colbert has made headlines for his announcement Thursday that he has organized the funds to cover every public school grant request currently listed on DonorsChoose.org in his home state of South Carolina.

May 18, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


Sunflower Bank Pay for A’s 2015 Great Bend winners

On April 1, winners of the Great Bend Sunflower Bank branch Pay for A's were drawn. The winners were paid $10 for every A made and a matching contribution was made to the school's they attend. Winners were: Isaac Avila, 5th grade, Eisenhower School; Peyden Oelger, 2nd grade, Holy Family School; Savanna Richmeier, 1st grade, Holy Family School; Kylee Mohr, 3rd grade, Park Elementary; Josephine Blevins 1st grade, Riley Elementary.

May 17, 2015 | | Business


Danceography welcomes Unruh

Danceography welcomes Great Bend native MacKenzie Unruh to the studio for the summer. She will be teaching Total Body Toning, Butz & Gutz, Killer Kore classes as well as hosting two Body Boot Camps. MacKenzie is group fitness certified with AFAA, First Aid and CPR certified as well. Classes will be held from May-July. Call the studio at 620-617-1933 to register for Tuesday/Thursday morning classes and to enroll in the Body Boot Camps. For more information visit www.danceographygb.com

May 17, 2015 | | Business


Coldwell Banker is #1 real estate franchise

Coldwell Banker has been recognized as the top franchise by REAL Trends 500. The REAL Trends 500 is an annual research report which identifies the country's largest and most successful real estate brokerage firms as ranked by closed transactions and separately by closed sales volume. This report represents the most trusted standard of measuring the performance of the nation's leading real estate brokerage firms.

May 17, 2015 | | Business


​Sunflower Electric Power Corp. hires new technician

Sunflower Electric Power Corporation announced that Kevin Brabb has joined the company as a Telecommunications Technician in Great Bend. He joined the company on May 11. Brabb will install, test, inspect, calibrate and repair electronic equipment. He will also diagnose telecommunications problems and interpret manufacturer's drawings and instructions, and will perform corrective and preventive maintenance as required.

May 16, 2015 | | Business


Sixth-grade girl writes stirring poem that encourages children to never give up on their dreams

One of the most talked about moments from the Women in the World Summit 2015, an annual event that aims to explore "the struggles and triumphs of women and girls around the globe" that was held in New York City from April 22 to April 24, was a stirring poem from a sixth-grader.

May 16, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


Lease or buy: That's the (car) question

A generation or so ago, options for buying a car were limited.

May 16, 2015 | Jeff Wuorio Deseret News | Business


What's the happiest country in the world? It depends on how you define happiness

What's the happiest country in the world? The answer isn't as simple as the question.

May 15, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


Will a guaranteed basic income replace welfare?

The efficiency of the American welfare state is no minor issue of debate. Each year, the president and Congress negotiate the best ways to distribute funds in the federal budget, and each year there are those who call for major reforms to the social safety net, from both the left and the right. Some, typically from the conservatives in Congress, call for reduced spending on welfare initiatives, while others, typically the liberals, call for increases and expansions.

May 14, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


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Sunflower Bank delivers checks to CKCA and Holy Family Schools

Sunflower Bank raised $102,363 for schools and students this year in Kansas, Colorado, and Missouri, bringing its 16 year total to over $1,139 ...

May 23, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


Rusty Newton named marketing manager for Stueder Contractors

Terry Stueder, president of Stueder Contractors Inc., announces the hiring of Rustyn "Rusty" Newton as their new marketing manager.

May 20, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


Wright Place celebrating 1st anniversary

Susan Wright and her son Jim Hopkins are celebrating the 1st year anniversary of their business, The Wright Place, at 1913 Lakin Ave. The little ...

May 20, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


Eric Schoendaler graduates from Advanced Ag Lending School

Eric Schoendaler recently completed the 2017 Advanced Agricultural Lending School. This three day school was held May 9-11, in Manhattan. The Advanced Agricultural Lending School ...

May 20, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


Storm precautions, preparations encouraged

TOPEKA - Ken Selzer, CPA, Kansas Commissioner of Insurance, is providing tbe following checklist of storm season insurance precautions and preparations in light of recent and ...

May 20, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


Sunflower Bank’s Signature ABC Program created to raise funds for education has raised over $1 milli

Sunflower Bank raised $102,363 for schools and students this year in Kansas, Colorado, and Missouri, bringing its 16 year total to over $1,139 ...

May 20, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


C&V Kansas Door promotions

Local home improvement and commercial door company C&V Kansas Doors is making additional changes to the company structure to assure 100 percent customer satisfaction ...

May 16, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


ComfortPro expands to Russell area with acquisition of R&M Heating and Cooling

RUSSELL - ComfortPro, the plumbing and HVAC contractor with locations in Great Bend and Larned, announced it will expand to Russell with the acquisition of R ...

May 16, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


Cherry Village therapist helps residents with swallowing disorders

When Brianna Saryerwinnie is treating a Cherry Village Benevolence resident who has a swallowing disorder, she focuses on safety, nutrition and overall quality of life.

May 16, 2017 | Special to the Tribune | Business


Strengthen your technology security skills

TOPEKA - Recent news reports about information stolen from computer and technology users across the United States, including hacking activity here in Kansas, pose the need ...

May 13, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


BBB reminder: It’s digital spring-cleaning time

Tedious and time-consuming chores are easy to put off. When the job is one of tidying up our digital devices that can be especially true ...

May 13, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


Meier to retire from Co-op

Rosie Meier, a grain accountant at the Great Bend Co-op, is retiring on May 12, after 47 years of service. She started at the Co-op ...

May 13, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


New real estate group launches in Great Bend

A new real estate brokerage in Great Bend known as MPIRE Realty Group announced its launch this month. Licensed realtor Aaron Andrews brings over 12 ...

May 13, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


Luerman graduates from School of Banking

Jay Luerman, Credit Analyst for First Kansas Bank in Great Bend, graduated from the 2017 School of Banking Fundamentals in Grand Island, Neb. The school ...

May 13, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


UWCK wraps up literacy program for the year

United Way of Central Kansas wrapped up its delivery of Literacy Kits earlier this month with deliveries to Otis-Bison Elementary School and Holy Family School ...

May 13, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


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