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Three $500 Nurse Scholarships awarded by Credit Union of America

WICHITA - Credit Union of America announces that Morgan Myres, RN, and Sarah Swank, RN, of Via Christi Health, and Allison Wantland, CNA of Great Bend Regional Hospital, have each been awarded a $500 nurse scholarship. Myres, Swank and Wantland will use the scholarship funds to attend career related courses at Fort Hays State University, Wichita State University and Barton County College, respectively, during the fall 2017 semester.

September 12, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business

BCC to host Workers’ Compensation Symposium for employers

A Workers' Compensation Symposium hosted by WorkFit, is set for 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Sept. 26 in the Plaza De Cavanaugh Room (L116) in the Learning Resource Center at Barton Community College. The event is free of charge, including lunch. Reservation deadline is Sept. 18. Contact Krystall Barnes at (620) 786-7575 or to reserve a spot or for more information. The symposium will outline the benefits and return on investment of using WorkFit to test employees.

September 11, 2017 | Special to the Tribune | Business

River Bend recognized nationally for outstanding resident satisfaction

SIKESTON, Mo. - River Bend has received the Excellence in Action award from NRC Health, which recognizes assisted living communities that achieve the highest overall resident satisfaction scores nationally. NRC is the largest source of senior-living satisfaction metrics in the United States. River Bend is an Americare Senior Living community in Great Bend.

September 10, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business

BBB says respect for elders nonexistent in the world of scammers

Many are celebrating the arrival of Grandparents Day with extra attention bestowed on their loved ones. Unfortunately, scammers give seniors extra attention every day of the year – and they aren't doing it by taking them to dinner. They're more inclined to take them to the cleaners. Your Better Business Bureau has some tips and advice for identifying the many schemes used by crooks to steal from senior citizens.

September 09, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business

Credit Union ‘Save to Win’

September 09, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business

ECF Contract Employee of Quarter announced

ELLSWORTH – Ellsworth Correctional Facility Warden Marty Sauers announced the Outstanding Contract Employee of the First Quarter for Fiscal Year 2018. Nicole R. Serpan was honored by Governor Sam Brownback at a reception at the State Capitol on Aug. 14.

September 09, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business

GBRH adds hospitalist program

Great Bend Regional Hospital has added a hospitalist program to its list of patient services.

September 09, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business

Seeman named clinic director at PHCH

LARNED - The Pawnee Valley Community Hospital has hired Larned native Justin Seeman to serve as clinic director of the Larned hospital. Seeman, a graduate of Larned High School, was introduced on Monday to the PVCH Auxiliary.

September 05, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business

BBB: Don’t get too dizzy for level-headedness at Kansas State Fair

September's arrival means it's fair time in Kansas. From Friday, Sept. 8 until Sunday, Sept. 17, the Kansas State Fairgrounds in Hutchinson is ground zero for State Fair fun. Your Better Business Bureau has tips for fairgoers who want to balance their corn dogs and deep fried Twinkies with a healthy portion of common sense.

September 01, 2017 | Special to the Tribune | Business

Ludes brings new real estate office to town

Linda Ludes, Broker for Result$ Realty LLC, has just opened an office located at 23rd and Washington in Great Bend. The company will help buyers or sellers with home, land, farm and commercial business, and rental properties.

September 01, 2017 | Special to the Tribune | Business

Smoky Hills Public Television hires general manager/CEO

BUNKER HILL – Smoky Hills Public Television, serving central and western Kansas, announced Tuesday that Dawn J. Gabel has joined as its new general manager and chief executive officer. Michael Quade, who served the organization in that capacity since 2011 has taken a position with the Hoisington school system.

August 31, 2017 | Special to the Tribune | Business

Insurance department releases range of health insurance rates for 2018

TOPEKA - The Kansas Insurance Department has completed the review of rate filings for individual and small group health plans in Kansas for 2018.

August 31, 2017 | Special to the Tribune | Business

Consumer alert: Use caution when directing disaster donations

TOPEKA – In light of the devastating hurricane and flooding in Texas and Louisiana, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt warns Kansans to be aware of possible scam artists seeking to profit from the generosity of others.

August 31, 2017 | Special to the Tribune | Business

Advanced practice R.N. joins Great Bend Internists at St. Rose

When Alisha Stinemetz was interviewing for an advanced practice registered nurse (APRN) position at St. Rose Health Center, she was impressed with the facility itself, as well as the "exceptional medical and nursing staffs that have served here for many years."

August 29, 2017 | Special to the Tribune | Business

Handmade quilts to be raffled

HOISINGTON - Kans for Kids recently received two handmade quilts it will raffle to raise funds to continue efforts to support children living with cancer in Barton and Russell counties.

August 25, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business

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Sunflower adds van to General Public Transportation fleet

A new-generation van is now part of the fleet at Sunflower Diversified Services, which operates the General Public Transportation (GPT) system.

March 21, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Business

Jessica Milsap joins MPIRE Realty Group

Licensed Realtor Jessica Milsap has joined Great Bend's real estate brokerage, MPIRE Realty Group.

March 17, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Business

Endoscopy suite update beginning at Ellinwood hospital

Ellinwood Hospital and Clinic is moving forward with the endoscopy and colonoscopy project, featuring Dr. Robin Durrett, board-certified general surgeon. Community members will see a ...

March 16, 2018 | Special to the Tribune | Business

Cherry Village resident sings in local church choir, volunteers

Bradley Bussen may have a little difficulty expressing what he wants to say in conversation but he has found another voice in the church choir.

March 13, 2018 | Special to the Tribune | Business

Knudson Agency earns top honor for twelfth consecutive year

MADISON, Wis. - Rhonda Knudson Insurance agency with American Family Insurance in Great Bend has been recognized for providing an outstanding customer experience under the American ...

March 12, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Business

Dr. McReynolds presents information on end-of-life care

While James McReynolds, M.D., discussed many aspects of end-of-life care during his recent presentation at the Great Bend Senior Center, one theme was evident.

March 12, 2018 | Special to the Tribune | Business


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