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Truck Parking Information Management System project underway

The Kansas Department of Transportation has joined together with seven other states in the Mid America Association of State Transportation Officials (MAASTO) to develop a multi-state Truck Parking Information Management System. This TPIMS project will improve the safety and efficiency of America's freight network by providing real-time parking availability information to truck drivers through dynamic message signs, smart phone applications, traveler information websites, and other communication methods.

December 23, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


Lisa Milton joins Sunflower Diversified Services board

Lisa Milton is new to the Sunflower Diversified Services Board of Directors but she already is "impressed with the staff and other board members" at the non-profit agency.

December 20, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


Cookie Contest raises $855 for Barton County Food Bank

The community came together during Great Bend's Home for the Holidays to support the local economy and spread Christmas cheer. What better way to instill the holiday spirit and get people shopping than by offering cookies?

December 09, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


Dupuis named 3rd quarter employee of 2017

Eakin Enterprises Inc. has selected Brenton Dupuis as employee of the 3rd quarter for 2017. Brenton was selected from factors based on job performance and safety.

December 09, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


Dr. Sloan brings ob-gyn services to HaysMed/St. Rose Specialty Clinic

Jenna Sloan, M.D., is no stranger to Great Bend and feels fortunate to now be part of the HaysMed/St. Rose Specialty Clinic here.

December 07, 2017 | Special to the Tribune | Business


Retired city administrator honored at meeting

LENEXA – The Kansas Association of City/County Management held its annual conference Nov. 15-17 at Lenexa. Several civic officials were recognized, including retired Great Bend City Administrator Howard Partington who received a Career Achievement Award.

December 06, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


Riese is Superior Essex third quarter STAR

HOISINGTON - Superior Essex is proud to announce the latest recipient of the STAR Employee Recognition Award. Terry Riese, Cut Stand Operator, was named the third quarter 2017 STAR Employee and was treated to a dinner in his honor, a customized gift pack, a plaque, and STAR Employee parking privileges.

December 06, 2017 | Special to the Tribune | Business


Kansas individual health plan consumers should check all plans for impact of subsidies

TOPEKA - Kansas consumers making choices by Dec. 15 on individual health insurance for 2018 should compare all plans to see how any subsidies will contribute to the premiums, according to Ken Selzer, CPA, Kansas Commissioner of Insurance.

December 02, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


Chamber Banquet to feature 'The Art of the Community'

The Great Bend Chamber of Commerce & Economic Development will present "The Art of Community" art contest in conjunction with the 2018 Chamber Banquet scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018. Barton County high school students are encouraged to participate in this opportunity of expression and creativity. Top winners will receive cash prizes in addition to numerous other perks and recognition.

December 01, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


Nex-Tech photo contest open for entries

The Central Kansas Nex-Tech Directory wants to communicate something special about the essence of central Kansas using a photograph for the cover of the 2018 directory. The image selected will win $300.

December 01, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


Heartland Cancer Center Highlights Lung Cancer Awareness Through November

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in the United States and the world. Annually, about 200,000 people in the United States are told they have lung cancer and more than 150,000 people in the U.S. die each year from the disease. With November being recognized as "Lung Cancer Awareness Month," Heartland Cancer Center, Great Bend, has been doing its part to educate the community about this devastating disease.

November 28, 2017 | Special to the Tribune | Business


$1.8 million awarded to help families obtain housing

TOPEKA - Thirteen non-profits and public housing authorities will share approximately $1.8 million in Tenant Based Rental Assistance (TBRA) to help Kansas families obtain safe, affordable housing of their choice. Funded through the federal HOME Investment Partnerships Program and administered by Kansas Housing Resources Corporation, TBRA helps income-eligible households afford rental subsidies, utility deposits and security deposits.

November 28, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


Comfort Pro celebrates grand opening of new Larned location

LARNED – Comfort Pro recently celebrated the grand opening of their new showroom in Larned with a Chamber Ribbon Cutting ceremony. Located at 301 W. 14th Street, the new facility has been renovated to make room for new staff and new services.

November 18, 2017 | Special to the Tribune | Business


Cherry Village excels at Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Cherry Village Benevolence was recognized recently for two major accomplishments on behalf of the recent Walk to End Alzheimer's.

November 15, 2017 | Special to the Tribune | Business


Jay Luerman promoted at First Kansas Bank

Jay Luerman has been promoted to assistant vice president and loan officer First Kansas Bank.

November 11, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


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Eakin names top quarter employee

Eakin Enterprises Inc. has selected Tony Walker as employee of the quarter. He was selected from factors based on job performance and safety.

April 18, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Business


Comfort Pro receives awards for Bryant Sales & Service

Local plumbing, heating and air conditioning, and water treatment contractor Comfort Pro was recently recognized with several awards from Comfort Products Distributing for sales and ...

April 14, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Business


PVCH Associate Campaign a success

LARNED - PVCH Foundation held its annual Associate Campaign to help raise money for the Foundation. The 120 employees of Pawnee Valley Community Hospital were given ...

April 14, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Business


Ron Nuss named Rural Water Manager of the Year

RUSSELL - Ron Nuss, Manager of Rural Water District No. 3, Russell County, was recently named "Rural Water Manager of the Year" by the Kansas Rural ...

April 14, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Business


BBB: Earth Day 2018 comes with a reminder about plastics

April 22 will bring an Earth Day with a special purpose this year. The theme is "End plastic pollution." Recent news stories about gigantic, floating ...

April 14, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Business


Central Care Cancer Center hosts barbecue to benefit Relay For Life

The public is invited to attend the fourth annual "Pulled Pork & Chicken Feed," from 4:30-6:30 p.m. on April 17 at Central Care ...

April 10, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Business


Sunflower, BCC team up to offer internship program

Jenna Groene is the first beneficiary of a new partnership between Sunflower Diversified Services and Barton Community College. And she couldn't be more pleased.

April 09, 2018 | Special to the Tribune | Business


HaysMed welcomes new Urologist

HAYS - HaysMed recently welcomed Dr. Srinivas S. Samavedi, Urologist to the medical staff. Dr. Samavedi completed medical school at Kakatiya Medical College in Warangal, India ...

April 07, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Business


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April 07, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Business


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