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Farmers Bank and Trust Awards $4,000 in scholarships to students of employees

Farmers Bank and Trust awarded employees and their families with scholarships for qualifying college students for the 2015-2016 school year. Eight students received a total of $4,000 for this upcoming school year.

September 20, 2015 | | Business

Retirement planning: Couples can, and should, coordinate their separate plans

Couples anticipate retirement in different ways. One partner may embrace volunteer work or travel, while the other looks forward to simply basking in a work-free environment.

September 18, 2015 | Jeff Wuorio Deseret News | Business

St. Rose physician recommends blood tests for cholesterol

Imagine a sewer line clogged with debris and it will conjure up a pretty good picture of what cholesterol does to an artery.

September 17, 2015 | | Business

George joins Plains State Bank

Plains State Bank announces the addition of seasoned lender Tim George to their staff. Tim will operate from the Great Bend Loan Production Office located at 2700 10th Street in Great Bend. Tim brings to Plains State Bank over 35 years of agricultural lending experience. Tim is a graduate of Pittsburg State University with a Bachelors degree in Business Administration. He is retired from the Kansas National Guard with 20 years of service and the rank of Major. Tim and his wife Teresa are longtime residents of the Larned area where he is involved in many community memberships.

September 16, 2015 | | Business

Animal Medical Center welcomes new veterinarian, Caitlyn Redding DVM

The professional veterinary team at Animal Medical Center is excited to introduce their newest member, Dr. Caitlyn Redding. Caitlyn grew up in Pembroke Pines, Fla. playing softball on a travel team and taking in the beaches and everglades. She graduated from Pembroke Pines Charter High School as the Vice President of her class before attending the University of Florida as a member of the Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Animal Science and Animal Biology in 2011 before earning a Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine (DVM) from Kansas State University in May 2015.

September 16, 2015 | | Business

State closes Larned Automotive for not paying state sales and withholding taxes

LARNED – Tuesday, Kansas Department of Revenue civil tax enforcement and Pawnee County Sheriff's officers seized the business assets of Larned Automotive which owed $47,803.24 in state sales, withholding and consumer compensation taxes.

September 15, 2015 | | Business

Tips from the pros: What financial planners teach their children

Chris Remedios regularly gives advice on saving and managing money to her two kids. What is sometimes her most rapt audience?

September 15, 2015 | Chuck Green Deseret News | Business

Forensic symposium scheduled for October 7

HaysMed Education and The University of Kansas Medical Center Continuing Education and Professional Development and the Area Health Education Center – West, is sponsoring a Forensic Symposium 2015 on Oct. 7, at the HaysMed, Hadley Conference Rooms, 2220 Canterbury, Hays. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. and the program runs from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

September 13, 2015 | | Business

Barton County Quality of Life Endowment announces 2015 awards

Employees from CUNA Mutual Retirement Solutions in Great Bend recently presented checks to grant recipients of the Barton County Quality of Life Endowment, a donor advised fund at the Golden Belt Community Foundation. After submitting a letter of inquiry and presenting the needs for their funding requests, awards were given to: Central Kansas Dream Center for their cafe, Great Bend Zoological Society for the Butterfly House Accessibility Project, and USD 428 - Park Elementary for Park Elementary Playground Equipment.

September 13, 2015 | | Business

Doonan® Specialized Trailer LLC develops new Flatbed Coil Hauler Trailer with innovative safety and

Doonan® Specialized Trailer LLC, a leading manufacturer of platform trailers, including custom flatbeds, drop decks, oilfield trailers, extendibles, RGN lowbeds and double drops, announced today, their recent design and build of a New Specialty Coil Hauler trailer.

September 13, 2015 | | Business

Think twice before calling that customer service number

Once upon a time not so very long ago, consumers desiring a customer service number would simply look it up in the phone book. The Internet age has changed everything. Now people are more likely to go online, enter the name of the business into their favorite search engine, and call the first phone number that pops up. Big mistake.

September 13, 2015 | | Business

​Perks offers free drinks to military, responders

First responders, veterans and active military personnel can now get free drinks every Thursday at Perks Coffee Shoppe, 1216 Main, in Great Bend. They will be served free coffee, tea or soda between the hours of 9:30 and 11 a.m.

September 11, 2015 | Susan Thacker | Business

Patients now receiving benefits of new MRI at St. Rose Health Center

The new MRI at St. Rose Health Center has been up and running just a short time and is already impressing patients and the professionals operating it, said Phil Kirmer, radiologic technologist.

September 10, 2015 | | Business

How to complain the right way

Call it Murphy’s Law as it relates to consumers: No matter what, sooner or later most everything we buy goes kaput in some manner.

September 09, 2015 | Jeff Wuorio Deseret News | Business

Where have all the entrepreneurs gone?

American kids are raised on stories about Henry Ford, Andrew Carnegie, Bill Gates and Steve Jobs. The theme of these stories is that America is a place where people can take risks and reap the rewards. But a growing body of research suggests that America may not be the entrepreneurial powerhouse many think it is.

September 09, 2015 | Mercedes White Deseret News | Business

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New St. Rose ‘Hello Baby’ service shows real-time pictures

A mommy-to-be who doesn't want to wait nine months to see her baby smile, yawn or suck a thumb now has an opportunity to ...

November 19, 2015 | | Business

Great Bend Regional Hospital welcomes Mawhirter as Marketing Director and Physician Recruiter

Great Bend Regional Hospital is proud to announce the hiring of Rachel Mawhirter as the healthcare provider's new Marketing Director and Physician Recruiter. In ...

November 18, 2015 | | Business

Animal Medical Center aims to collect 5,000 pounds of supplies for Humane Society

During the season of giving thanks, Animal Medical Center is igniting a new initiative to bestow a few blessings on their furry friends at the ...

November 18, 2015 | | Business

Hays Medical Center Foundation announces Estate Gift

The HaysMed Foundation has received a distribution from the William F. and Joanna L Aubel Charitable Remainder Unitrust. The gift of $217,122 will be ...

November 18, 2015 | | Business

Nex-Tech Wireless kicks off annual Toy Drive

Nex-Tech Wireless annual toy drive has kicked off and will continue until the end of December. Toys are being collected at all Nex-Tech Wireless and ...

November 15, 2015 | | Business

Milestone reception set for Dr. Roger Marshall

After nearly three decades practicing obstetrics and gynecology in the Great Bend area, Dr. Roger Marshall is shifting his focus to specialize on gynecology as ...

November 13, 2015 | | Business

St. Rose Health Center blood screenings set for Nov. 21

St. Rose Health Center staff members and volunteers will be on hand from 6:30 to 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 21 for the next ...

November 12, 2015 | | Business

Schmidt accepts promotion to OPI outside sales representative

Scottie Schmidt is used to meeting face-to-face with Office Products Inc. (OPI) customers but now those visits are for a different reason.

November 12, 2015 | | Business

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