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Using data to reduce recidivism

Behind every crime is an individual who has crossed the line that separates societal and moral acceptability from the realm of injustice. As a society, we try to limit crime’s capacity to harmfully interfere in our lives by sending those who cross that line to prison.

November 03, 2016 | Randy Shumway Deseret News | Business


Smartly sustain Social Security

President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Social Security act in 1935 to ensure aging generations against disability, economic downturns and declines in health that affect worker productivity. Today, more than 80 years later, Social Security helps lift nearly 15 million elderly Americans above the poverty line. However, it carries significant costs that are becoming increasingly difficult to sustain. In fact, Social Security’s reserves are projected to be depleted by 2034. This raises the unappetizing threat of looming tax hikes to fund a program that is already straining on government spending. Last year, Social Security accounted for nearly a trillion ...

November 02, 2016 | Randy Shumway Deseret News | Business


Five tips to build personal credibility

An airplane mechanic — or as he puts it, a “plane fixer” — recently shared a conversation among other pilots. He said he works with a number of pilots that will not fly a plane until he's cleared it for flight. If other mechanics want to ground a plane, they turn to him for his opinion before proceeding.

November 02, 2016 | Jeremy Kartchner Deseret News | Business


Ashley Blair joins The Station

Ashley Blair has joined the professional world of massage therapy at The Station, 2546 20th in Great Bend. She is a recent, top of the class, graduate of Heritage College of Wichita. In addition to graduating from an accredited school, she has completed 14 months internship and hands-on training at The Station and is a member of the American Massage Therapy Association.

October 29, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


A&W Restaurant opening in Great Bend

A new A&W Restaurant is opening in Great Bend. The location is at 3800 10th Street just across the street from Wal-Mart. The current Long John Silver's restaurant is being redesigned to now include an A&W. The A&W will be opening the first part of December, and have a celebratory ribbon cutting ceremony with Manager Vera Conley and Team A&W/LJS.

October 29, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


BBB advice for seeing through a scammer’s disguise

Things are not always what they seem. Certainly during the trick-or-treating season we're used to the charmingly disguised characters that come to our door. But throughout all the year's seasons, there are those who seek to fool consumers with much more malevolent purposes. They come costumed in many disguises: As agencies of the federal government, local law enforcement, tech support from computer companies, our utility companies, our financial institutions, disaster relief charities, sellers on Craigslist, well known department stores, the list goes on and on. All are masked in order to steal consumers' money. Your Better Business Bureau ...

October 29, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


Quarles named CEO of American State Bank & Trust

Greg M. Quarles has been named President and CEO of American State Bank & Trust in Great Bend. Since 2005, Quarles has served as President and Chief Risk Officer of H&R Block Bank and Financial Services. Originally from Pampa, Texas he began his career in 1982 as a loan officer with Lubbock National Bank. He joined the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency in 1987 serving in the Midwestern District, including western Kansas. Quarles rose through the ranks of the OCC to become Assistant Deputy Comptroller for Credit Card Banks.

October 29, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


Milligan brings varied background to St. Rose Therapy Services

Holly Milligan, the new physical therapist at St. Rose Health Center, brings to the job almost a decade of experience in a variety of settings.

October 26, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | Business


Cherry Village reports successful flu vaccine campaign

As a long-time nurse, Donna Marbut knows the flu vaccine is especially important to the elderly and is gratified Cherry Village Benevolence reports 90 percent participation in its recent immunization campaign.

October 26, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | Business


Vendors sought for holiday market benefiting Girl Scouts

SALINA - Girl Scouts of Kansas Heartland is inviting vendors to participate in the 50th annual See & Sell Holiday Market, a popular arts and crafts show that attracts thousands of shoppers to Salina and also supports Girl Scouts in 80 Kansas counties.

October 23, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | Business


Horse Riders Shine In 12th Annual Rosewood Rodeo

More than 40 equine therapy riders from Rosewood Ranch had the opportunity to show their horsemanship skills and abilities during the 12thAnnual Rosewood Rodeo, held at Great Bend Expo III Arena on Oct. 8. The riders participate in therapy throughout the year at Rosewood Ranch, which exists to help people with disabilities, and is located approximately five miles north of Pawnee Rock.

October 23, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | Business


Radio station seeks best Thanksgiving turkey

NESS CITY - Post Rock Radio LLC – which is Kiss 104.7 and My Country 93.5 - along with John Deere dealer BTI of Ness City will host the first ever "Turkey Cook-Off" on Saturday Nov. 12. The competition will start at 11 a.m. sharp and take place at the Ness City High School.

October 23, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


KBI laboratory manager receives international award

Carl Anderson, a laboratory quality assurance manager for the Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI), recently earned the Association of Forensic Quality Assurance Managers' (AFQAM) 2016 Distinguished Service Award. Anderson is stationed in the KBI's Great Bend laboratory with forensic science quality assurance responsibilities in all four of the KBI's laboratories.

October 22, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


Russell area retailers invited to [articipate in Plaid Friday

The Friday after Thanksgiving means Black Friday to most, but Encore Antiques & Collectables in Russell and other locally-owned, independent businesses across the country are urging citizens to celebrate Plaid Friday instead. Plaid Friday is a fun and enjoyable alternative to the chaos and dangers of Black Friday, and is designed to promote both local and independently owned businesses during the holidays.

October 22, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


Team Dillons comes through for United Way

When Dillons reached out to United Way of Central Kansas about a volunteer opportunity, UWCK knew exactly what they needed help with. The Literacy Kit program that is in its second year is already being worked on and will be distributed at Kindergarten Round-Ups in the spring at all Ellinwood, Great Bend, Hoisington, Larned and Otis-Bison Elementary schools.

October 22, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


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Free online tax filing with KS WebFile is now simpler, more convenient

The Kansas Department of Revenue has increased the convenience and security of the state's free online filing system KS WebFile with a new verification ...

January 14, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


Van Wyk donates $2,600 to Almost Home during Christmas season

The more David Roat learned about Almost Home Inc., the more he knew it was the right fit for his employer's Christmas-time donation.

January 11, 2017 | Special to the Tribune | Business


Fort Hays State again listed in top level in U.S. News & World Report’s online rankings

Online bachelor's degree programs from Fort Hays State University are ranked 15th in the nation and number 1 in Kansas in the 2017 Best ...

January 10, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


Straub International announces leadership changes

Straub International announced two changes to its management team. Randy Veatch recently accepted the role of senior vice president and chief operations officer for Straub ...

January 10, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


Minear serves as model host for Applebee’s

Mary Ann Minear is unassuming - a sweetheart by nature who is pleasantly nice to everyone she meets. Those traits are exactly what make her the ...

January 09, 2017 | Special to the Tribune | Business


Study by Kansas State University economist examines how World Trade Organization members cooperate

Two lessons taught to kindergarteners apply to nations involved in trade as well: Treat everyone the same, and if you give, you'll receive.

January 07, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


Nex-Tech Central Kansas Directory cover photo contest announced

Nex-Tech is now accepting photography submissions for the 2017 Nex-Tech Central Kansas Directory Cover Photo Contest. The directory covers Barton, Pawnee, Rush and Stafford counties ...

January 07, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


5 tips to help you get a head start on the 2017 tax season

Catching up at work or starting a new semester at school after the long holiday break may seem like good excuses to put off filling ...

January 07, 2017 | Mariana Chrisney Deseret News | Business


Family visit

The family of Don Nily, Cherry Village resident, paid a visit to the long-term-care facility, bringing gifts for everyone who lives there.

January 06, 2017 | Special to the Tribune | Business


Realtors name executive board

Executive officers and the board of directors for the Great Plains Association of Realtors have been announced for 2017.

January 06, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


Murphy named new Cherry Village social services designee

Candace Murphy was only 15 years old when she started working in a long-term-care facility. Now, she is demonstrating her dedication to the elderly in ...

January 06, 2017 | Special to the Tribune | Business


CEO comments on planned sale of GBRH property

Great Bend Surgical Properties LLC announced it has entered into a planned purchase contract to sell the medical building that is currently leased to Great ...

January 06, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


Agreements signed on historic partnership of Hays Medical Center and The University of Kansas Hospit

The University of Kansas Hospital and Hays Medical Center (HaysMed) have finalized their partnership agreement, which took effect on Jan. 1.

January 03, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


Sunflower Bank kicks off its annual ABC Program supporting education

Since 2001, Sunflower Bank has been raising money for local schools and students annually through its signature ABC program. Total donations since the program began ...

January 03, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


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