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C&V Home Improvement sponsors Lead Safe Certification Training for contractors and landlords

In 2010, Kansas enacted legislation requiring contractors and landlords to follow Lead Safe Work Practices (LSWP) when remodeling homes and certain commercial entities built prior to 1978. Contractors and landlords must assume lead is present in paint and stains for all pre-78 homes. Contractors are required to complete certification and to conduct their work in compliance with the LSWP. One struggle facing certification for contactors is the lack of local certification classes. The closest available training is in the Wichita area. "We are sponsoring this class so that all contractors and landlords can have convenient access to certification and recertification ...

June 07, 2015 | | Business


Kathleen Rippel retires from CKLS

Kathleen Rippel is retiring Aug. 1, after 17 years of service with the Central Kansas Library System. Rippel served as a Reference and Rural Services Consultant, Interlibrary Loan and Technical Services Consultant and worked with libraries and library patrons in 17 counties across central Kansas. Throughout her career with the Central Kansas Library System, Kathy Rippel staunchly supported resource sharing and shared her vision that all Kansans were entitled to equal access of information and library materials, no matter where they lived. Kathy served as the original cataloger for CKLS, cataloging library materials to include cake pans. Rippel is an ...

June 07, 2015 | | Business


Americans are growing more accepting of taboo behaviors — except for one

Americans are now more accepting of socially liberal attitudes than ever before, but there's one area where public opinion remains mostly unchanged: marital infidelity.

June 05, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


The best states in America for balancing work and family

In a recent survey of millennial-aged workers, 88 percent responded that "work-life integration" (which is slightly different from work-life balance) was one of the most valued attributes of a job.

June 05, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


The income gap for smokers

Just over 17 percent of all American adults smoke tobacco products, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

June 05, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


​Gilsdorf joins Sunflower Electric

Sunflower Electric Power Corporation announced that Derek Gilsdorf has joined the company as a line technician apprentice in Concordia.

June 05, 2015 | | Business


Nicholson installed as KFDA President

Bill Nicholson of Hoisington was recently installed as President of the Kansas Funeral Directors Association at the KFDA Convention held May 11-13, at the Capitol Plaza Hotel in Topeka.

June 03, 2015 | | Business


Danceography celebrates grand opening with ribbon cutting

Laura Klima has been dancing since she was a little girl. But recently, she learned the fulfillment that comes from sharing her passion with others. Klima opened Danceography in time for fall enrollment in 2014, and has seen tremendous growth since then. "I've been dancing since I was 2 years old and could never get enough of it. It's my number one passion in life," Klima says. "After teaching dance to young girls for a few weeks for the Hoisington Recreation Commission, I quickly realized this was something I wanted to do full time."

June 03, 2015 | | Business


Adams, Brown, Beran & Ball, Chtd. announces merger

Adams, Brown, Beran & Ball, Chartered (ABBB) announces their upcoming merger with the local accounting firm of Sanborn & Daughters, Ltd., effective July 1.

June 03, 2015 | | Business


The robot takeover is not all that bad

Robots may be well on their way to taking over the economy (depending on who you talk to, that could be considered a good thing) but according to Henry Evans, the rapidly advancing technology that’s paved the way for a robotics takeover is getting a bad rap.

June 02, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


There's a new app that wants to help you learn a foreign language while you waste your time

The rise of online messaging apps, such as Facebook Messenger, Google Chat and WhatsApp, has created a new type of downtime. Between messages, users wait patiently for responses, and according to MIT's Carrie Cai, that is time ill spent. Those moments between messages are prime intellectual real estate, according to Cai, and should be treated as such.

June 01, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


Index funds: A low-cost way to solid investing performance

Mutual funds can be called lots of negative things — expensive, underperforming, inconsistent.

June 01, 2015 | Jeff Wuorio Deseret News | Business


This important part of a community can help eradicate poverty

As it turns out, how people get around has a huge impact on their financial well-being.

May 30, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


How strict should parents really be?

A new poll by YouGov found when it comes to the American family, strictness is seen as a virtue, not a vice.

May 26, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


Hollywood's 'women problem' is on peak display, and there's a rather simple solution

With the release of the mega-expensive, and mega-anticipated, superhero tent-pole film “Avengers: Age of Ultron,” many critics have expressed fatigue at the manner in which Hollywood blockbusters portray their women heroes.

May 25, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


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Simpson Farm Enterprises employees honored for Apache Sprayer sales

Four sales people at Simpson Farm Enterprises Inc., an agricultural sprayer dealer and products business with four locations in Kansas, were recognized for outstanding Apache ...

July 15, 2015 | | Business


Open Mic Night

A-440 Music Store, 1207 Main Street in Great Bend held an Open Mic Night on July 10, where two local music studio's participated. Glenna ...

July 15, 2015 | | Business


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